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Third Meeting

Meeting 2014
TULIP 2014 Meeting will be a milestone in the LabEx life. Both in continuity with previous ones, it will gather the scientific communitie of its different partners, this event will also host the me...

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Climate and disease resistance: What impact on natural plant populations?

If climate change seems inevitable, we can at least anticipate its impact on ecosystems. This is in line with the research of Fabrice Roux who recently created a new group in the labex TULIP (see l...

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Summer School 2014

Biotic interactions: From genes to ecosystems
You are studying for a Master degree this year? You are a PhD student or a post-doc? Apply now for an original international Summer School in a stunning location... This summer school, combining pl...

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EDB : workshop "Signalisation Information Chimie" (SIC)

SIC workshop
This event, set on April 3th from 9am in EDB laboratory (conference hall of 4R1 building - UPS campus), aims to take stock of many advances linked to "Signalling Information chemistry" (SIC) topics.

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Do stream fish track climate change ? Assessing distribution shifts in recent decades

Understanding the ability of species to shift their distribution ranges in response to climate change is crucial for conservation biologists and resources managers. Although freshwater ecosystems i...

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Four post-doctoral fellowships for TULIP


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Our reason to be...

Because of an increasing world population, humanity faces multiple challenges. Among them, supplying enough food and improving land and water uses are without any doubt main priorities. The Laboratory of Excellence (Labex) TULIP is involved at a scientific level in these priorities, providing a perspective and a workforce of more than 400 scientists of various statuses, on a subject that gets more worrying each day.

The TULIP Labex develops a comprehensive theory of the interactions between living organisms in order to study their ability to adapt to environmental changes. Based on complementary approaches combining microbe, plant or animal specialists, on large scale experimental models, coupled with theoretical approaches, researchers hope to predict resource evolution and, on the long term, provide solutions to problems that will impact us shortly.

As concrete examples, the TULIP LabEx project elaborates new environmentally friendly fertilizers as well as genetically improved plant species to make them more resistant to pests and diseases.

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