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      EPITRANS platform certified Iso9001: a new step, guaranteeing our concern for quality!

      The Epigenomics and Translational Research in Plants (EPITRANS) platform has been certified by AFNOR as meeting the requirements of the Iso 9001:2015 standard.
      EPITRANS is an analytical platform, with...



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      Prof. Adi Avni, expert in plant biosensors and plant Innate Immunity, in residence at IPS2 for 2 month

      The FLOCAD’s team is pleased to welcome Prof. Adi Avni, coming from the School of Plant Sciences and Food Security, Tel Aviv University, Israel for 2 months. He is a recognized researcher in the field...



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      The “Fête de la Science” event at IPS2

      For the thirtieth edition of the “Fête de la Science” event, on October 8 2021, IPS2 welcomed students from the “Lycée Marie Curie” at Sceaux.
      The program included different presentations:
      Presentation...



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      Defenses and beneficial interactions

      Avoidance of detrimental defense responses in beneficial plant-microbe interactions
      Plants live in the presence of a very diverse microbial world. While the majority of these organisms do not interact...



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      Induced mutations in SlE8 and SlACO1 control tomato fruit maturation and shelf-life

      Ethylene plays a key role in tomato fruit ripening and softening that determine fruit shelf-life. Excessive fruit ripening provokes postharvest deterioration which is one of the most important challenges...



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      The miR166-SlHB15A regulatory module controls ovule development and parthenocarpic fruit set under adverse temperatures in tomato

      At anthesis, flower growth is held by a developmental barrier until fertilization takes place enabling, most frequently, the ovary to develop into a fruit. This developmental program relies on a complex...



    • 12 PhD subjects proposed at IPS2!

      Each year the French government offers several hundreds of scholarships over three years for PhD students. These scholarships are allocated through a competition organized by Doctoral Schools.
      In 2019...



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      Spatial genome organization and gene co-regulation in Arabidopsis

      The regulation of gene expression during cell differentiation in eukaryotes is closely linked to covalent modifications of chromatin. Among these, post-translational modifications of histones influence...



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      PhD theses defended at IPS2

      Ph D theses recently defended at IPS2
      Dali RACHID
      Characterization of a new dominant andromonoecy-causing locus in Cucumis melo
      Keywords: Sex determination, flower development, cucurbits, andromonoecy, monoecy...



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      The Seed Development Factors TT2 and MYB5 Regulate Heat Stress Response in Arabidopsis

      TT2 et Myb5: discovering of novels functions in heat stress resistance



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      PhD subjects at IPS2!

      Each year the French government offers several hundreds of scholarships to pay the salaries of PhD students during years. These scholarships are attributed through a concourse organized by the Doctoral...



    • Chinese New Year in IPS2

      The Chinese students and post-doctoral fellows of the institute organized a meal around typical dishes to celebrate together the Chinese New Year and the entry into the Year of the Pig.
      Guo nian hao !



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      At the crossroads of systemic pathways regulating symbiotic nodulation

      The Compact Root Architecture 2 (CRA2) pathway promotes root competence for nodulation through the miR2111 systemic effector
      Nitrogen-deprived legume plants form new root organs, the nodules, following...



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      New roles for an atypical MAPK module

      Mitogen Activated Protein Kinase (MAPK) modules are important plant signaling components involved in developmental processes as well as in responses to environment stresses. They are usually composed...



    • A new step towards understanding cytokinin action in symbiotic nodulation

      The plant hormone cytokinins regulate many developmental processes and environmental responses, including symbiotic nitrogen-fixing nodulation in legume plants. Cytokinin signalling activation recruits...



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      Non-coding RNAs in environmental adaptation

      The non-coding transcriptome of two Arabidopsis ecotypes suggests new mechanisms for plant adaptation to soil environment
      Protein-coding genes are largely conserved among organisms. This conservation is...



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      An unexpected CLE peptide regulates symbiotic nodulation of legume plants

      An improved linkage disequilibrium-based statistical test used for Genome-Wide Epistatic Selection Scans allowed predicting a genetic interaction between a new CLE signaling peptide and the SUNN receptor...



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      A long noncoding RNA modulates the transcriptome by interacting with multiple core splicing factors

      Alternative splicing (AS) is a major source of transcriptome diversity. Long noncoding RNAs (lncRNAs) have recently emerged as regulators of AS through different molecular mechanisms. In Arabidopsis thaliana...



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      MAPK activity in response to pathogen effectors : is the longer, the better ?

      In plants, MAPK (Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase) signaling pathways are central for adaptive responses to diverse abiotic and biotic stresses. MAPK roles are especially well documented in the context...



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      Happy New Year 2021

      Happy New Year