Meningococcal disease: identification of a sexually transmitted variant.

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Check out our last collaboration with Institut Pasteur and University of Würzburg that elucidates the mechanisms of the emergence of an outbreak of meningococcal disease in men who have sex with men (MSM). These results are published in the open access journal :

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Welcome to Eve Bernet, Hugo Randanne and Estelle Anceaume

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DSC_0041Today, we welcome Eve Bernet and Hugo Randanne two new research trainee from France (DUT Biologie d’Auvergne)

Welcome and great success for your respective projects on the anti-neisseria compounds in collaboration with S. Laplante and in Mycobacterium tuberculosis cell wall evolution.

We welcome also Estelle Anceaume from M.Sc. Imagerie Cellulaire, Université de Rouen-France. Great success for your project related to the management of the Electron Microscopy platform.

A lot of new energy!

 

Two great news today.

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Today is a greatly intense day like you have only once in a year in research.

Our grant called “Bacterial Cell-Wall Evolution” just get accepted by NSERC  and the article “Evolutionary events associated with an outbreak of meningococcal disease in men who have sex with men” also.

 

Welcome to Sarah Ouali

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DSC_0022Today, we welcome Sarah Ouali a New Research trainee from France (DUT Chimie d’Auvergne)

Welcome and great success for your project on the anti-neisseria compounds in collaboration with S. Laplante and A. Castonguay.

DNA exchange between nasopharyngeal pathogens.

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Another good news, the article of our collaborator Alastaire McEwan just get accepted in Frontiers in Microbiology. We describe the exchange of nmlR-adhC-estD locus between two well-known nasopharyngeal pathogens (Haemophilus influenzae and Neisseria menigitidis).

You can see the draft here.

New M. Sc. Student

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Today, we welcome Marthe Lebughe (MD) a New M.Sc. student from RDC and a PCBF fellow.

Welcome and great success for your project on the nasopharyngeal microbiota.

 

Réseau en Santé Respiratoire du FRQS (RSR)

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Many thanks to the RSR-FRSQ for selecting our project (Bacterial symbionts adaptation to the human respiratory tract) for the “Programme de mentorat des jeunes chercheurs” !

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