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SPS - Saclay Plant Sciences

Newsletter 3



loicDear all,

The last few months have been particularly rich in events organized by or with the SPS LabEx, in all areas ranging from training young scientists to raising the general public awareness, including research, of course, but also promoting innovation.

We can mention for example the Seed Biology Paris Summer School (June 28th–July 3rd), the International Conference on Arabidopsis Research (ICAR2015, July 5th-9th) and a satellite conference on post-transcriptional regulation of gene expression (PGRP, July 10th-11th) that took place during summer.

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Fête de la science

SPS reveals the secrets of plants at the Fête de la Science 2015 !

2015 October 9th to 11th - Moulon Gymnasium

This year, from October 9th to 11th, the Saclay Plant Sciences LabEx once again participated in the Fête de la Science (Science Festival), at the Université Paris-Saclay. Read Lire

Bringing together the IPS2 research teams on the Paris-Saclay campus / Plateau du Moulon

As mentioned in a previous SPS Newsletter, the Institute of Plant Sciences Paris-Saclay, IPS2, was officially created in January 2015.

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LabEx News

▉   Infrastructures

• Growing plants at the Jean-Pierre Bourgin Institute

Cutting-edge infrastructures and greenhouse managers to assist researchers 


• Webpheno

A new website for the official opening of the high-throughput phenotyping platform 

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• SPS “Common Tools” Call for projects

Equipment to foster research and platforms

Since 2013, the SPS LabEx launches an annual call for projects dedicated to equipment for platforms or used in common by several teams.
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▉  Research

• ICAR 2015

A great success for the SPS LabEx


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• ANR (French Research National Agency) "Young Investigators" call for projects (JCJC call)

Last July, the ANR (French Research National Agency) released the results of the 2015 "Young Investigators" call for projects (JCJC call). The 2015 ANR action plan was organized into 9 major societal challenges and among the five laureates of the JCJC call within the "Food Security and Demographic Challenge", two were from the Laboratory of Excellence Saclay Plant Sciences.
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▉  Teaching and training

• The Seed Biology Paris Summer School

A look back on one of this summer’s events

• Summer School 2016

From gene expression to genomic network

Summer school 2016

• The Evos microscope

A teaching tool

▉  Innovation

• Saclay Plant' Innov' 2015

A day offering a wealth of information, interactions and ideas

One of the major objectives of the SPS LabEx is to promote innovation and develop public-private partnerships in the context of the LabEx.
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▉  Significant publications

• 2nd half of 2015

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3 questions to Chloé Marchive

Chloé Marchive

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Since May 2015, Chloé Marchive is a business developer for partnership and innovation for the Saclay Plant Sciences LabEx, financially supported by the 3BCar Carnot Institute and the SPS LabEx. She works within the different laboratories that form the SPS LabEx.


Summer School

♦ 2016 July 17th to 22nd
SPS Summer School
Saint-Lambert -Yvelines




Phenoscope platform


Meiosis, a complex recombinant"


Master Life Sciences and Health


Master integrative Biology and Physiology


"These plants who can manage stress"




Calcium signaling in plant adaptation to environmental stresses
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Next generation genetics to identify regulatory networks involved in the response to abiotic stresses (simple and combined) in Arabidopsis
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The Evos microscope

Thanks to SPS funding, the teaching team associated with the LabEx has recently acquired an EVOS digital microscope dedicated to education and...
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