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Find the news and the successes of the actors of Genopole.
Follow innovations in biotechnology and genomics.
Ynsect & Genoscope : Vers la sélection génomique des insectes d’élevage

Toward the genomic selection of farmed insects

France is historically a land of livestock farming. Cows for meat or milk, sheep, pigs, fowl of all sorts; France rears them all. And insects! With its genomic selection project for Tenebrio molitor beetles, the Genopole company Ÿnsect and its biocluster partner, the sequencing center Genoscope, are making France a pioneer in insect farming.

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Couverture de la revue Cell Genomics - Le plancton

A feat in the study of planktonic life

A Genoscope research team was part of a pioneering study in environmental genomics. The researchers were able to at least partially reconstitute the genomes of close to 700 eukaryote species.

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Logos Istem & Généthon

A two-drug combination to treat limb-girdle muscular dystrophies and cystic fibrosis

The I-Stem and Genethon laboratories have identified a promising drug combination in the setting of three genetic diseases sharing similar molecular mechanisms.

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IBISC - IA qui diagnostique et explique grâce à un réseau de neurones

An artificial intelligence to diagnose and explain

The IBISC laboratory has conceived an architecturally-innovative neural network able to provide not only a diagnostic prediction but also a biological explanation.

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Christophe Lanneau - Research & Platforms Department Director

News from the human genome

The 1 April edition of Science announced the publication of the human genome with the previously-missing 8% now added to it. Comments from the Genopole Director of Research.

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CNRGH - Consequences of phthalate exposure during pregnancy

Consequences of phthalate exposure during pregnancy

Jörg Tost and his team of the National Center of Human Genomics Research (CNRGH; CEA) were part of a large collaborative study aimed at determining the genome-wide correlation between phthalate exposure during pregnancy and methylation of placental DNA.

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INtegrare / Généthon - Efficacité à long terme de la thérapie génique d’un déficit immunitaire

Long-term efficacy for an immunodeficiency gene therapy

A gene therapy conceived by Genethon has been shown to confer long-term efficacy against Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome, an immune deficiency disorder.

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I-Stem, IPSEN & LMN recreate the human muscle-nerve system

A cellular model to recreate the human muscle-nerve system

Researchers from I-Stem, IPSEN and LMN have conceived a cellular muscle-nerve model to test the therapeutic potential of botulinum toxins in vitro.

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Genoscope - CNS - Genopole's laboratory

Filling the gaps in the banana’s genome

Des chercheurs de Genoscope en collaboration avec une équipe du Cirad sont parvenus à reconstituer la séquence intégrale de chromosomes de bananier.

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AB Science L. Gros

Multiple sclerosis and COVID-19: promising results from AB Science

AB Science has been announcing a series of positive results concerning the efficacy of its product, masitinib, in such pathologies as multiple sclerosis, severe asthma resistant to oral steroids, COVID-19 and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

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MSCA COFUND 2020 - ApogeeBio Laureate

COFUND-MSCA2020 : ApogeeBio chosen by the EC

Submitted by Genopole and its on-site partners, the ApogeeBio project for research grants has been selected by the European Commission for Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions co-funding (MSCA-Cofund-2020).

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Genopole - European projects

Green light from Europe for the Genopole-coordinated project GEN.ERA

Le projet européen GEN.ERA*, coordonné par Genopole, est sélectionné par la Commission européenne. Il vise à renforcer par une coopération entre clusters, l’internationalisation d’entreprises du secteur de la génomique au-delà du continent européen.

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Globules rouges - Avancées scientifiques

CRISPR-Cas9 for blood and metabolic diseases – Integrare

In an article published in Nature Communications, an Integrare team headed by Dr. Mario Amendola has described an innovative genome editing strategy aimed at modifying hematopoietic stem cells.

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Laboratory

Toward the industrialization of gene therapies -Polytheragene

Polytheragene is developing a polymer that will improve upon the current market standards for the production of viral particles for therapeutics. The polymer will be used by Genethon and Yposkesi to enhance the bioproduction of gene therapy vectors.

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cellular membrane

Mapping membrane nanotubes – Lambe

A team from the Genopole-accredited Laboratory for Analysis and Modeling in Biology and the Environment (Lambe) has developed an experimental technique to study cell membrane nanotubes. These largely unknown structures play an essential role in cellular biomolecule transport.

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