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Cancer and Evolution workshop in Arcachon

This workshop will explore cancer from an evolutionary perspective, with a strong focus on how cancer appeared and evolved and on the different forms of cancer across taxa.   Speakers This workshop will gather the best world-leading experts on this issue: David Bilder (Berkeley, USA) Thomas Bosch (Kiel, Germany) James DeGregori (University of Colorado, USA)... Read more »

Workshop with Deborah Gordon (Stanford University) – Interaction networks: From ant colonies to the immune system

Presentation of the topic In her work on ants, Deborah Gordon has shown that collective behavior operates without central control, through interactions among individuals. Like any phenotypic trait, the process that regulates collective behavior evolves in relation with a dynamic environment. Similar ecological constraints, in many natural systems from cells to ants, may correspond to… Read more »

Workshop with Ezio Laconi (Cagliari) – Cancer and the Tumor Microenvironment: Development, Evolution, and the Microbiota

The ERC IDEM is proud to host this one day workshop with Ezio Laconi on Cancer and the Tumor Microenvironment: Development, Evolution, and the Microbiota.   Workshop program     Plenary Speaker   Ezio Laconi (Department of Biomedical Sciences and Biotechnology, University of Cagliari, Italy)   Development versus evolution in the pathogenesis of cancer It… Read more »

Workshop on robustness: Philosophical, biological and medical issues (Pey Berland, University of Bordeaux, France)

Fridolin Gross: "Robust mechanisms or mechanisms of robustness?" Marie-Elise Truchetet & Thomas Pradeu: "Re-thinking our understanding of immunity: Robustness in the tissue reconstruction system" Jonathan Sholl: "Physiological robustness" Paul Griffiths: Beyond canalisation: robustness in developmental systems Elena Rondeau: "Understanding cancer progression and its control: the (im)balance between tissue construction, destruction and reconstruction?" Jan Pieter Konsman: "Central… Read more »