Sciences animales Paris-Saclay

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New study reveals how some chickens got striped feathers

Published on 04/25/2017
. © Photo Hervé Ronné, Ecomusée du pays de Rennes.
© Photo Hervé Ronné, Ecomusée du pays de Rennes.
Birds show an amazing diversity in plumage colour and patterning. But what are the genetic mechanisms creating such patterns? In a new study published on April 7, 2017 in PLoS Genetics, Swedish and scientists from GABI report that two independent mutations are required to explain the development of the Sex-linked barring pattern in chickens...

Prize for the best poster during the 2017 ReproSciences Seminar

Published on 04/24/2017
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The prize for the best poster during the 2017 ReproSciences seminar (10-12 April-Tours) was attributed to Clara Gobé, a 3rd year doctoral student (UMR BDR, INRA Jouy en Josas) for her work entitled : "In vitro studies of the distal regulation of FOXL2 expression by epigenome editing"

3D analysis of embryonic development and evolution

Published on 04/19/2017
Observation d'embryons sous micromanipulateur.. © INRA, BEGUEY Alain

Alain Chedotal

Institut de la Vision, Paris

Thursday April 20 at 11:00
INRA Centre de recherche Ile de France Jouy-en-Josas
Room 800 building 440
Invited by Christelle Langevin, UR892 Virologie et Immunologie Moléculaire

April 22, the March for Science

Published on 04/11/2017

The March for Science is organized in over 400 different cities in the world. It was held on April 22 in 16 French cities*; SAPS supports this initiative.

To find out more

The next EpiPHASE network seminar will be held on Monday May 22.

Published on 04/10/2017
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The objective is to give scientists a chance to discuss different questions (results, principles, methodologies, ....) associated with epigenetics. The presentations will be didactic and available to all levels of knowledge.

Registration is free of cost but mandatory on the event page: