The European Union, through the Horizon 2020 programme, is investing €45 million in research to combat the outbreak of the Zika virus disease and other emerging infections transmitted by mosquitoes. The laboratory of Laurent Nguyen (GIGA-Neurosciences) is part of the ZikAlliance consortium in the aim to understand cellular and molecular mechanisms of microcephaly induced by Zika in fetuses.

On 28/09, the European Commission and Parliament launched the 2016 European Researchers' Night at the European Parliament. Delphine Franssen (GIGA-Neurosciences) won the 2nd prize with her presentation "When the environment controls puberty".


OCT 27
GIGA Seminar
Diogo Castro - Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia, Oeiras, Portugal
27/10/2016 12:00 - Léon Fredericq Auditorium
NOV 18
GIGA Seminar
Michele De Palma - Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
18/11/2016 12:30 - Léon Fredericq auditorium

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