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.
Recent scientific news from France, or related to France and the USA, about discoveries, research policy and organizations.
Moores Cancer Center Symposiums in La Jolla: Showcasing partnerships between Academia and the Pharmaceutical Industry 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.
CNES MAG n°71: Rosetta-Philae, The Adventure Continues
The new issue of the quarterly magazine from the French Space Agency focuses on the Rosetta-Philae mission.
The results of FABS 2015 are being published in two scientific journals
The results of the 2015 French American Biotech Symposium exchanges were published in an article that appeared in two scientific journals: The Journal of Nursing Home Research Sciences and The Journal of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine.
Signing of a declaration of intent on maritime heritage between France and the United States
John Armor, Director of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office of National Marine Sanctuaries and Michel L’Hour, General Curator for underwater heritage, Director of the France’s underwater Archaelogy Researches Department of the Ministry of Culture (DRASSM) signed a joint statement on January 18, 2017 in Mount Vernon, Virginia. This declaration formalizes the solid cooperation existing between French and American scientific teams, established thanks to a rich common underwater cultural heritage and important new discoveries of wrecks engaging the joint history of our two countries.
77th straight success for Ariane 5
Ariane 5 completed a flawless launch from Europe’s spaceport at the Guiana Space Centre, orbiting two telecommunications satellites, SKY Brasil-1 for operator AT&T/DIRECTV and Telkom 3S for operator Telkom Indonesia. The flight marked the European launcher’s 77th straight success since 2003.
Strasbourg joins the search for a possible form of life on Mars, with funding for the transport of microorganisms on board the SpaceX rocket
Next Saturday, February 18 at 15:01 GMT (16:01 French time), the SpaceX rocket will be launched from pad 39A at Cape Canaveral on its supply mission to the International Space Station. The rocket will be carrying on board methanogenic microorganisms prepared by a laboratory of the University of Strasbourg (UNISTRA).