Symposium program


Multidisciplinarity for the benefit of nano-oncology



November 7th, 2018,  INSA Toulouse, Amphithéâtre Fourier.

Organizing committee : Daniel Fourmy, LPCNO/ERL INSERM 1226, Nicolas Destainville, LPT/IRSAMC/UPS, Véronique Gigoux, LPCNO/ERL INSERM 1226, Julian Carrey, INSA, LPCNO.

Registration is free but mandatory (see registration form : http//



8h30-8h50 : welcome coffee

8h45-8h55 : introduction, Professeur Jean-Pierre Vinel, President of University Paul Sabatier and Professeur Pierre Renucci, representative of INSA Director.

Session1 chaired by Professor Gilles Favre, Director of CRCT (Toulouse Cancer Research Centre).

9h00-9h45 : « Pancreatic cancer : an update », Professor Louis Buscail, CHU de Toulouse/CRCT INSERM.

9h45-10h30 : « The (targeted) nanomedicine debate », Professor Gert Storm, Utrecht, Netherlands.

10h30-11h00 : coffee/poster viewing

Session 2 chaired by Professor Julian Carrey, LPCNO/INSA, Toulouse.

11h00-11h30: « Statistical physics of protein organization in cell membranes », Professor Nicolas Destainville, LPT- IRSAMC, CNRS/ UPS, Toulouse

11h30-12h00 : « Tumor growth and mechanical behavior: coupling experiments and mathematical models », Professor Jérôme Fehrenbach, Institut de Mathématiques, CNRS/UPS, Toulouse.

12h00-12h30 : « Targeted Magnetic Intra-Lysosomal Hyperthermia causes cell death », Doctor Véronique Gigoux, INSERM, ERL1226, LPCNO/CNRS/INSA/UPS, Toulouse.

12h30-13h30: Lunch

13h30-14h30 : Poster viewing

Session 3 chaired by Doctor Marie Pierre Rols, IPBS (Institute of Pharmacology and structural Biology), Toulouse.

14h30-15h15 : « When nanomedicine meets physical oncology to fight cancer », Doctor Florence Gazeau, Laboratoire Matière et Systèmes Complexes, CNRS / Université Paris Diderot, Paris.

15h15-16h00 : « Applications of magnetotactic bacteria in nanomedicine », Professor Edouard Alphandéry, University of Paris VI and NanoBactérie, Paris.

Session 4 chaired by Doctor Nathalie Vergnolle, Director of IRSD (Institut de Recherche en Santé Digestive), Toulouse.

16h05-16h30 : « Structural models of G protein-coupled receptors: from monomers to heteromeric complexes », Doctor Arnau Cordomi, Universitat Aoutònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona.

16h30-17h00 :“A rationalized view of peptide binding modes in GPCRs and its impact for drug design”, Professor Irina Tikhonova, Queen’s University of Belfast.

17h00-17h15 : Conclusion, Armelle Barelli, Regional Representative of INSERM and Bruno Chaudret, Director of LPCNO and President of CNRS Scientific Board.

17h15-18.00 : Drink



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