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    • EPITRANS PLATEFORM: the haute-couture workshop for the genetic improvement of crops in the service of tomorrow's varietal models.

      This month, the Life Sciences Department of Paris-Saclay University highlights the Epigenetic and Translational Research Platform of the Institute of Plant Sciences Paris-Saclay (IPS2) in a FOCUS PLATFORM...



    • SUCCESS OF THE FIRST TRANSPARIZATIONS OF WHOLE PLANT ORGANS IN FRANCE WITH THE X-CLARITY SYSTEM from Logos Biosystems

      IPS2 has recently been equipped with an X-Clarity transparency station (Logos Biosystems), funded by the University of Evry Val d'Essonne. This system has been implemented on the EPITRANS platform. For...



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      The Metabolism-Metabolome Platform (IPS2), for the study of specialized metabolites in plants and the optimization of their biosynthesis

      This month, the Life Science department of the Paris Saclay University highlights the Metabolism-Metabolome platform of IPS2 with two articles on Scoop-It and the the News Feed of the department.
      The Metabolism-Metabolome...



    • the startup Neoplants joins the IPS2

      Neoplants uses the latest synthetic biology tools to develop plants that can eliminate air pollutants.
      on average we spend 90% of our time indoors, where the air is 2 to 5 times more polluted than outdoors...



    • Marie-Hélène Mucchielli-Giorgi, biostatistician, recruited into the GNet team

      Marie-Hélène Mucchielli-Giorgi, biostatistician working at the Institute of Integrative Biology of the Cell (I2BC) and at the Pierre et Marie Curie University has just been recruited into the GNet team...



    • December 2019

      Monday, December 16th
      11h00 –Bâtiment 630 –Amphithéâtre
      Mr. Ian SMALL
      ARC Laureate Fellow and a Professor at The University of Western Australia
      « USING PENTATRICOPEPTIDE REPEAT (PPR) PROTEINS AS RNA PROCESSING...



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      Du pétrole à la plante. Energie, chimie, matériaux : quelles cultures pour quels usages ?

      Alors que le changement climatique s'emballe, il est impératif de remplacer les ressources fossiles pour alimenter les secteurs de l’énergie et de la chimie. L’exploitation de la biomasse végétale, composée...



    • The IPS2 gears up for single-cell omics.

      The expertise in transcriptomics and epigenomics of the SPOmics and Epitrans platforms will now reach the single-cell scale thanks to the acquisition of the Chromium system from 10xGenomics. First equipment...



    • Third generation sequencing arrives at IPS2.

      The SPOmics platform expands the sequencing panel of IPS2 by acquiring the third generation sequencing system MinIon from Oxford Nanopore. This sequencing platform produces sequences of several thousands...



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      Obituary of Pierre Gadal

      Pierre Gadal (1938-2019), a major player in French Plant Physiology.
      After a PhD in Professor Brunel's laboratory in Toulouse, Pierre Gadal was successively assistant at the Paul Sabatier University, professor...



    • Le développement de blé avec un gluten hypoimmunogène

      Le développement de blé avec un gluten hypoimmunogène est empêché par la législation européenne sur l'édition génomique
      Les grains de blé contiennent du gluten. Ce gluten est composé de deux catégories...



    • Two distinguished PhDs at IPS2

      Kevin BAUDRY (Organellar Gene Expression)
      1)       Gordon Research Conference, Chloroplast Biotechnology (6-11 January 2019, Ventura (CA, US)) :
      Exploration of PPR-PPR interactions inside the Organelle...



    • The Pea Genome sequenced !

      The genome of Gregor Mendel's model plant, the pea, has just been sequenced by an international consortium including IPS2.
       
      An international consortium coordinated by INRA managed to decipher the pea genome...



    • New actor in plant immune signaling

      Plants can perceive in their environment generic pathogen patterns through transmembrane receptors. For instance the bacterial flagellin is recognized by the complex FLS2-BAK1. This event triggers an...



    • La Fête de la Science coming soon at IPS2

      La Fête de la Science coming soon at IPS2
      Like every year, IPS2, in link with the University of Paris-Sud, will contribute to the Fête de la Science event by organizing visits-meetings for high school...