Published: Friday December 1, 2017
This research Award was held yesterday at the Departmental Council of Bouches du Rhône under the chairmanship of Mrs. Véronique Miquelly, Delegate Departmental Advisor for Higher Education and Research.
MCO Congrès has contributed to the material and logistical organization of this Prize, which aims to encourage research and to honor the scientific community of the Department (natural sciences, human and social sciences, medicine, etc.).
Three Prizes were awarded: Grand Prix, Prix Jeune Chercheur and Prix Spécial du Jury.
The award ceremony was opened by Mrs Miquelly followed by the conference of Professor Eric Vivier, Coordinator of Marseille Immunopole, Director of the Immunology Center of Marseille-Luminy, Hospital Practitioner at the APHM, Professor of Immunology in Aix -Marseille University and co-founder of Innate Pharma. The topic of the talk was “the major advances that immunology brings to the personalized treatment of cancers”.
Following Professor Vivier’s talk, Mrs. Miquelly handed the “Prix Spécial du Jury” to Ms. Florence Boulc'h’s team (Laboratory of Divided Materials, Interface, Reactivity, Electrochemistry (MADIREL), Aix-Marseille University). The “Prix Jeune Chercheur” was awarded to David Grojo, CNRS Research Scientist (Laser Laboratory, Plasmas and Photonic Processes, Aix-Marseille University). Finally, the Grand Prix was awarded to the Medical Genetics Department, Timone Children's Hospital, headed by Professor Nicolas Levy.
Our agency is very proud to have worked hand in hand with the Department of Bouches du Rhône to help promote the research presented during the 2nd edition of the “Prix Départemental pour la Recherche en Provence 2017”.
A photo gallery featuring the highlights of the award ceremony is now online.