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Oct 23, 2019 Larvae on the run: focus on the neurons that orchestrate movements in Drosophila

Drosophila larvae spend most of their short lives gorging on rotting fruit. In their 'spare time' these intriguing animals also display phases of intense physical exercise. They are capable of an astonishing array of complex locomotor behaviours such as crawling at different speeds, crawling backwards, performing sharp turns, head sweeps and pauses. They can also hunch, bend, burrow and even roll. Using sophisticated neurogenetic techniques in this model animal we identify neurons located in the ventral nerve cord that choreograph these sophisticated manoeuvres and pirouettes, and control crawling speed.

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Apr 05, 2019 Exposition collective - ARTSCIENCE - April 11th to June 14th

Forum Félix Pécaut, 15 Parvis Descartes

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Dec 04, 2018 AFM Téléthon 2018, participation of local labs

On December 6 & 7 2018 respectively, the IGFL and the LBMC will be offering up different goodies, hot and cold beverages. All proceeds to the Telethon.

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Oct 04, 2018 Thanks to all our visitors and volunteers! and our models! See you next year!

If you're looking for more activities all year round visit the Pop Sciences portal.

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Jun 28, 2018 Food matters more than board

Bacterial adaptation to the host's diet, rather than to the host itself, may be the foremost step in determining the evolutionary course of a facultative animal-microbe symbiosis. Latest work from the Leulier lab.

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