News

  • Scientific discovery

    The evolution of our diet has changed the dog genome

    Posted the 03/01/17
    Unlike wolves, dogs have adapted to be able to feed on our leftovers. At least 7000 years ago, in parallel with the development of agriculture, dogs acquired the ability to digest starch. This was shown by Christophe HITTE and Laetitia LAGOUTTE, from the team of Catherine ANDRÉ, in collaboration with their colleagues of the École Normale Supérieure de Lyon and of the Museum National d’Histoire Naturelle....
  • Institute

    Projects from 3 teams selected by ANR

    Posted the 03/11/16
    The Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR) has selected projects from the teams of Roland LE BORGNE, Denis CHRETIEN and Gwenaël RABUT, in the context of the very competitive ANR 2016 call for proposals....
  • Event

    IGDR takes part in the Challenge National Voile-Recherche 2016

    Posted the 10/10/16
    This year again, IGDR entered the Challenge National Voile-Recherche organized by the CAES of the CNRS. This friendly competition was held in the Ile de Groix area from october 6th to 10th, and brought together staff of all positions and experience coming from several national institutes and from London....
  • Scientific discovery

    Gold at microtubule tips

    Posted the 28/09/16
    Essential components of our cells, microtubules resize permanently. One of the secrets of this dynamic instability resides in the stabilizing cap present at the tips of these structures. Led by scientists from the IGDR, a European collaboration revealed the architecture of this cap at the molecular level, as well as the conformational changes that take place in this key region of the microtubule. This work is published in Nature Cell Biology....
  • Scientific discovery

    Rethinking the Origin of Dogs

    Posted the 03/06/16
    The dogs could have been domesticated independently in eastern and western Eurasia from distinct populations of wolves. This is what reveals a study with the contribution of Christopher HITTE from "Dog Genetics" group. Publication in Science....
  • Award

    The serious game DocMolecules receives the "Public Award" in iGamER3

    Posted the 19/02/16
    Congratulation to Olivier DELALANDE the scientific project leader of DocMolecules....
  • Scientific discovery

    A new target for cancer therapy?

    Posted the 25/11/15
    IGDR's researchers have demonstrated a new resistance mechanism in Aurora A mutants....
  • Scientific discovery

    Studying the origins of leukemia by observing ribosome assembly

    Posted the 04/11/15
    How a change in the last steps of ribosome maturation can cause certain leukemias?...
  • Scientific discovery

    Identification of a new mechanism which is essential for proper DNA segregation

    Posted the 23/09/15
    Publication in The Journal of Cell Biology....

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