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Symbiosis: how coexistance reshuffles the deck

Évènement passé - 2023
24 mai Doors open at 19h45
start at 20h
La Barbote, 1 Rue des deux Ponts
34000, Montpellier
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All animals interact with environment. This includes different micro-organismes. For instance, symbiotic bacteria can be both enemies or allies of its animal host. How symbionts can affect its host living? The speakers would focus here on symbiosis of insects and micro mamiferes.
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Reproductive parasites: how bacteria can influence reproduction

Svitlana Serga (Professeure adjointe à l'Université nationale Taras-Chevtchenko de Kiev et chercheuse invitée au Centre de Biologie pour la Gestion des Populations (CBGP))
Maternally inherited bacteria of insects can manipulate their reproduction. Such manipulations lead to an increase in the number of infected females. Svitlana Serga, geneticist, studying host-symbiont interactions, will explain you why and how bacteria can affect the reproduction and should people be afraid of this.

Symbionts - The Trojan Horse in insects

Diego Santos Garcia (Chercheur au Centre de Biologie pour la Gestion des Populations (CBGP))
Many insects transmit different diseases both to animals, including us, and plants. Some of this nasty bugs have domesticated different bacteria, more known as symbionts, for their own benefit. But this bacteria can also be used on our benefit to stop some diseases transmitted by insects! Come and discover with Diego Santos, a researcher at the CBGP-INRAE, how to use them!
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