Fête de la Science with Inserm!

From 26 September 2014 to 19 October 2014

Over 13,000 contributors and 3,000 free activities for this new edition of Fête de la Science! Inserm is participating in this event: visit laboratories, chat with researchers and participate in the different activities on offer.

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Find all events organised for Fête de la Science on the event website

Every year, Fête de la Science organises activities for the general public throughout France. The aim is to make people of all ages more aware of science and science careers. Presented in a fun manner, the different activities will let you manipulate, play and experiment to help you learn. However, Fête de la Science is also and most importantly an opportunity to meet and chat with researchers.

Inserm is participating in the event, and offering you different activities: science cafés, visits to laboratories, exhibitions, Science Tour, etc.
Come and see the Institute and its researchers during the following events in particular:

Angers

European Researchers’ Night on 26 September and Village des Sciences on 27 and 28 September will be held at the Grand Théâtre. The Angers Integrated Neurovascular and Mitochondrial Biology Unit will be there.
Further information on the events organised by Inserm in Angers

Brest

European Researchers’ Night, 26 September at Océanopolis, and Village des Sciences, from 17 to 19 October at Le Quartz, attended by the “Genetics, Functional Genomics and Biotechnologies” Unit.  
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Colmar

Science Tour, 11 October, 12:00-7:00 pm 
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Cran-Gevrier (Annecy Agglomeration Community)

At Imaginascience, go and see the exhibition of photographs taken by Inserm researchers and a conference on “Corpus,” a new multimedia platform on the human body, in which the Institute is a partner.
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Lille

Visit to a laboratory devoted to Alzheimer’s disease (Jean-Pierre Aubert Research Centre), 11 October from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm 
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Nantes

  • Fête de la Science museum trip: 10-12 October from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. The teams from Inserm Units U957, U913 and U1087, and the University Hospital Institute (IHU) will discuss the subject of muscles.
  • Exhibition of photographs “Entre Science et Art, Notre Ventre Dévoilé” (Between Science and Art, our Gut Revealed): 27 September—18 October at Agence LCL, rue Boileau. Meetings with researchers from the Institute of Digestive Diseases (IMAD) at the exhibition venue on Saturdays, 27 September and 4, 11 and 18 October 2014, from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm.

Further information on events organised by Inserm in Nantes

Paris

Event at the Cochin Institute, 11 October from 2:00-5:00 pm. The programme includes visits to laboratories, scientific workshops conducted by the Cochin novice researchers, and mini-conferences: How do neurons migrate? How can a virus cause cancer? Reproduction: why does it sometimes go wrong? From the invisible to the visible...
 For further information

Rennes

  • Activities at Village des Sciences, 27 and 28 September 2014, 2:00-7:00 pm at Halle de la Conterie, Chartres-de-Bretagne! The Inserm Branch Jeunes de Vitré (Vitré Youth) will be there.
  • Conference, “Le foie n’est pas en crise!” (The Liver is not in Crisis!), 30 September at 8:30 pm at Les Champs Libres (10 cours des Alliés) with Bruno Clément, biologist (Liver, Metabolisms and Cancer Unit, University of Rennes 1, Inserm and Rennes University Hospital).
  • Science Tour, 3 and 4 October from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.
  • Science Café “Quand la Pollution Perturbe nos Hormones” (When Pollution Disrupts our Hormones), 3 October at 6:30 pm, l’Angelus café, place de la Mairie with Olivier Kah and Colette Vaillant from IRSET (Research Institute of Health, Environment and Work, bringing together Inserm, University of Rennes 1 and the French School of Public Health (EHESP).
  • Conference, “Les Cellules Souches Thérapeutiques: Mythes et Réalités” (Therapeutic Stem Cells: Myths and Realities), 10 October 2014 at 8:00 pm, Corps-Nuds – Salle de la Huberdière (41 Bd de la Gare) with Karin Tarte, biologist (Microenvironment and Cancer Unit, University of Rennes 1, Inserm).
  • Café des Sciences (Science Café): “Des Pollutions dans la Maison” (Pollution at Home), 23 October 2014 at 6:30 pm, at the Les Champs Libres café with Nathalie Bonvallot, Philippe Glorennec and Arnaud Dallongeville, researchers at IRSET (Inserm, University of Rennes 1 and EHESP)

Further information on events organised by Inserm in Rennes

La Roche-sur-Yon

Ciné-Debate on the documentary “Le Ventre, Notre Deuxième Cerveau” (The Gut, Our Second Brain), 9 October at 7:30 pm at Le Concorde cinema. The discussion will be facilitated by Stanislas Bruley des Varannes, head of the Gastroenterology Service at Nantes University Hospital and Director of the Institute of Digestive Diseases (IMAD), and Michel Neunlist, Director of Inserm Unit “Neuropathies of Enteric Nervous System and Digestive Diseases: Involvement of Enteric Glial Cells” and scientific advisor for the film.
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Sablé sur Sarte

Ciné-Debate on the documentary “Le Ventre, Notre Deuxième Cerveau” (The Gut, Our Second Brain), 16 October at 8:30 pm at the Centre Culturel with Bernard Lardeux (researcher at Inserm Unit “Neuropathies of Enteric Nervous System and Digestive Diseases: Involvement of Enteric Glial Cells” and Arnaud Boureille (gastroenterologist at the Institute of Digestive Diseases (IMAD)/Nantes University Hospital).
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Strasbourg

Science Tour, 17 and 18 October 2014, 12:00-7:00 pm.
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Tarbes

Science Tour, 8 and 9 October 2014 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Tours

Event at Village des Sciences 4 and 5 October from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm at Hôtel de Ville. Attended by the “Morphogenesis and Antigenicity of HIV and Hepatitis Viruses” Unit (MAVIVH) and the “Nutrition, Growth and Cancer” Unit. 
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