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UMR754 IVPC "Viral Infections and Comparative Pathology"

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 The "Viral Infections and Comparative Pathology" lab is a joined research unit from INRA (Animal Health Division), Lyon 1 university and EPHE. Several collaborators from INSERMveterinary school and the Lyon hospital are part of our unit, allowing us to develop fundamental research projects as well as projects based on the clinic. Located on the university campus of Gerland, an environment rich in academic and private partners in the field of human and animal health, especially infectiology (CIRI, IBCP, BioAster, Lyonbiopole, Sanofi, Boehringer-Merial ....) ; our research unit is one of the contributors of the "SFR Bioscience", a service unit that provides a shared pool of resources and technical core facilities (confined laboratories, animal facilities, imaging platform…). Our goals are to better prevent, detect and fight against endemic or emerging animal diseases.

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InfectioTron seminars

Delphine Destoumieux-Garzon conference as part of the InfectioTron scientific animation

Human and environmental influence on the emergence of pathogens in the marine environment
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IVPC Virtual Seminar – Anat Melamed

IVPC Virtual Seminar – Anat Melamed

Dr Anat Melamed - Imperial College London, UK- IVPC VIRUTAL seminar - Thursday 24th of March 2022, 1pm on Zoom – “Selective clonal persistence of...
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Wednesday 26 January 2022 - EquipEx+ InfectioTron launch conference

Wednesday 26 January 2022 - EquipEx+ InfectioTron launch conference

The EquipEx InfectioTron, of which IVPC is a partner and co-leader, aims to develop the Lyon ecosystem to implement the "One Health" concept in the...
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Three new PhD students

Three new PhD students

Yu Gu, Maëva Duboeuf and Benjamin Riocreux-Verney : Three new PhD students in our teams
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Vincent Raquin, MC EPHE

Vincent Raquin is a new associate professor EPHE within the BUNYA team

New researcher in vector biology in the BUNYA team
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Entry of SRAS-CoV-2

Identification of two pathways for SARS-CoV-2 entry into cells

A joint investigation by IVPC and University Heidelberg has revealed the mechanisms by which SARS-CoV-2 enters host cells
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