Projects funded by the Academy 3's 5th Call for Projects

3 research projects and 2 invitations for visiting researchers were selected and funded following the Academy's 5th call for projects, for a total amount of 51,000 €.

Research projects selected:

  • CrysMASS : "Physiological impact of Bacillus thuringiensis toxins in non-target organisms: Identification of the Cry interactome in Drosophila melanogaster", N. Zucchini-Pascal (INRAe)
  • OrgaPEPro : "Les Organoïdes comme modèle pour étudier l'impact des Perturbateurs Endocriniens sur la PROstate", C. Hinault (C3M)
  • PsyCoMed : "PSYchiatric disorders and COmorbidities caused by pollution in the MEDiterranean area", C. Rovere and J. Noel (IPMC)

Invitations for visiting researchers selected:

  • Prof. Uri S. ten Brink (U.S. Geological Suvey- USGS) invited as ^part of a project on "Seismic hazard and tsunami threat to coastal areas" by B. Marcaillou (GEOAZUR).
  • Frederica Spoto (Minor Planet Center, Harvard) invited to work on the risks of asteroids impacts with B. Carry and P. Michel (LAGRANGE).