A team of scientists from UCLA, lead by Dr. Stephen Young, cardiologist, and Dr. Anne Beigneux, french molecular biologist, have discovered that an autoimmune mecanism could also be a cause of the hypertriglyceridemia disease.
Recent scientific news from France, or related to France and the USA, about discoveries, research policy and organizations.
A new cause for hypertriglyceridemia disease, Dr. Beigneux, french researcher at UCLA, published in the New England Journal of Medicine The mechanisms at work for the stability and repair of DNA: a hot topic under New Mexico still lukewarm sun
Geneviève Almouzni, director of the research department of Institut Curie in Paris, co-organized the Genomic Instability and DNA Repair Conference in Santa Fe, New Mexico, April 2-6, 2017.
The JASON-3 team, Honoree for the 2017 Program and Project Management Excellence Award
On April 11, 2017, the Office of the Chief Engineer (OCE) announced the selections for the 2017 Program and Project Management Excellence Award (PMEA), among which appears the CNES Jason-3 team in the Program and Project Management (PPM) Best Practices Application Category.
Optical fiber in full light: the Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exhibition in Los Angeles
A French delegation, mainly from the industrial field, attended the event and presented the French innovative breakthrough in this field of optical communication. during the The Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exhibition (OFC), the largest scientific and technological event in this field.
France and Chicago Collaborating in The Sciences 2017 - Meet the laureates
The France and Chicago Collaborating in The Sciences (FACCTS) program, created by the France Chicago Center and supported by the Office for Science and Technology in the United States, aims at encouraging closer relationships between researchers from the University of Chicago, the Argonne National Laboratory and the Fermilab on the one hand, and high-level research teams in France on the other hand. In 2017, FACCTS awarded 15 research teams.
Moores Cancer Center Symposiums in La Jolla: Showcasing partnerships between Academia and the Pharmaceutical Industry
The Moores Cancer Center is known as the comprehensive cancer center of San Diego. Each year its symposiums gather an equal number of speakers from the academic world and from biotechs or big pharma, as well as representative from patients associations.
Gordon Research Conference on Glial Cells: The Quality of French Research in the Spotlight
This year, the 8th edition of the Gordon Research Conference devoted to glial cells was held in Ventura, California. These highly prestigious conferences bring together the world’s top researchers in a given field.
CNES at SATELLITE 2017, Connecting and observing to invent the future of space
CNES participated to SATELLITE 2017 held in Washington D.C. from 6 to 9 March. Every year, this event is a focus for the world’s space industry. CNES President Jean-Yves Le Gall took part in the Satellite Executive of the Year Winners Circle panel discussion on ‘Visions of the Future Satellite Industry: Business Beyond SATELLITE 2017’.
Mars in the spotlight at a meeting between CNES, JPL and Caltech
Wednesday 8 March, CNES President Jean-Yves Le Gall visited NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) at the invitation of its Director Michael Watkins and Deputy Director Larry James. He also visited Caltech, where he gave a talk. These meetings served to review current and future projects and to reaffirm the close ties that France and the United States have forged working together on oceanography missions and Mars exploration.
PACA region and Southern California, a long-lasting partnership
San Diego welcomed the world’s leading forum for marine science & ocean technology Oceanology International. A large French delegation from Provence-Alpe-Côte d’Azur region, led by the Vice-President in charge of international relations Mr. Bernard Deflesselles, have crossed the atlantic ocean to reinforce the region strategic and economic links with Southern California during this event.