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May 22, 2024 Last year more than 40 researchers gathered in Rome for the first HERVCOV project annual meeting. This year it's time to visit another of the project partners' cities and the 2nd Annual Meeting will be held in Zaragoza, headquarters of the Instituto Aragonés de Ciencias de la Salud (IACS) and IIS Aragón.
May 21, 2024 Every year, the Pint of Science festival brings together scientists and the curious for 3 evenings of popularizing science in bars. Here's a look back at CIRI doctoral students' participation in the 2024 edition!
May 13, 2024 In a new study published in the journal Autophagy, CIRI researchers have shown for the first time that, in patients with Crohn's disease, the expression of autophagic gene variants strongly affects autophagic dynamics, known as autophagic flux.
May 03, 2024 Teams from the Immunology Department of the Pitié-Salpêtrière AP-HP hospital, Inserm and Sorbonne University, coordinated by Prof. Guy Gorochov, have conducted a study on the ability of Covid-19 mRNA vaccines to induce a mucosal immune response. CIRI members took part in this study. The results were published in JAMA Network Open on April 23, 2024.

Understanding infectious diseases to better control them

The Centre International de Recherche en Infectiologie (CIRI) is a joint research unit of the Lyon 1 University, Inserm, CNRS and the ENS de Lyon in partnership with VetAgro Sup, the Institut Pasteur and the Hospices Civils de Lyon. The CIRI gathers the scientific and medical research communities with complementary disciplinary backgrounds grouped in 3 specialties working together with the objective to understand host-microbe interactions to better fight infectious diseases.

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May 30, 2024 The low-density lipoprotein receptor and apolipoprotein E associated with CCHFV particles mediate CCHFV entry into cells

Nat Commun. 2024 May 28;15(1):4542.doi: 10.1038/s41467-024-48989-5. Maureen Ritter, Lola Canus, Anupriya Gautam, Thomas Vallet, Li Zhong, Alexandre (...)

May 21, 2024 New methods to unveil host-microbe interaction mechanisms along the microbiota-gut-brain-axis

Gut Microbes: Moradian H., Gabriel T., Barrau M., Roblin X., Paul S. DOI:10.1080/19490976.2024.2351520

May 17, 2024 Aflatoxin B1 and Epstein-Barr virus-induced CCL22 expression stimulates B cell infection.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2024 Apr 16;121(16):e2314426121.doi: 10.1073/pnas.2314426121. Mohamed Ali Maroui, Grace Akinyi Odongo, Lucia Mundo, (...)


Mar 24, 2023 Covid-19: infection-vaccination combination best protects against reinfection with SARS-CoV-2

Several CIRI teams carried out this work, published in the journal Science Translational Medicine.

Dec 13, 2022 Un monde de Virus, Médecine Science

Le numéro de décembre coordonné par Anna Salvetti (équipe HepVir) et Hélène Dutartre (équipe OR) et consacré à la présence et au rôle des (...)

Nov 30, 2022 What role for cellular metabolism in the control of hepatitis viruses?

Olivier Diaz, Pierre-Olivier Vidalain1, Christophe Ramière, Vincent Lotteau and Laure Perrin-Cocon. Front. Immunol. 13:1033314.


Last seminars

May 27, 2024 Séminaire CIRI (27.05.2024): Pr. Raju MUKHERJEE

“ Complex mechanism of antibiotic action in mycobacteria ”

May 21, 2024 Séminaire CIRI (21.05.2024): Lucie MARCHAL

“ Les biais cognitifs : un frein à l'égalité professionnelle ”

Apr 16, 2024 Séminaire CIRI (16.04.2024) : Lucie BERNARD

"Interferons as mediators of virally-triggered intestinal damage"

Apr 02, 2024 Séminaire CIRI (02.04.2024) : Sébastien STORCK

“ DNA methylation and germinal center reaction: what Hells? ”

Feb 13, 2024 Séminaire CIRI (13.02.2024) : Dr. Eloi VERRIER

 « Characterization of the molecular interactions between Hepatitis D virus and hepatocyte (...)


Jun 27, 2024 Congrès Annuel de Recherche Dermatologique

40ÈME ÉDITION DU CARD : Les 27 et 28 Juin 2024 à Lyon !

Jul 05, 2024 First Scientific day of the Microbiota Study Group (GEM) (05.07.24)

You are a health professional and/or researcher and you would like to know more about microbiota (...)

Oct 16, 2024 NK/ILC symposium 2024 (16-18.10.24)

The NK/ILC symposium 2024 will take place at the amphithéatre Mérieux, Ecole Normale Supérieure, (...)

Last events

Feb 04, 2024 "Têtes chercheuses": research in cancerology, presented by the fondation ARC

The ARC Foundation brings together 5 leading cancer researchers for a 45-minute program. It will (...)

Feb 03, 2024 Demain, mais en mieux !

Meet with Cyrille Mathieu at the Yggdrasil festival, to learn all about viruses!

Last thesis defenses

Jan 20, 2022 Soutenance de Corentin JABOULAY - équipe LEGIOPATH

Rôles des voies de signalisation à diGMP cyclique dans le cycle infectieux de Legionella (...)

Oct 05, 2021 PhD defense of Marion Delphin, team HepVir

Polarization of Hepatic Macrophages by HBsAg, a means to an end for viral maintenance