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POSTDOC MetaboSENS group

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Research Assistant MetaboSENS group 

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We are happy to share fantastic news that our team is funded by ERC-Consolidator award to Ganna Panasyuk on the project "Metabolic
integration by nutrient SENSing (MetaboSENS)". We all looking forward to 5 exciting years of research on secrets of class 3 PI3K!


2-6 December 2019 Ganna will give a lecture at the workshop in MBSJ2019 held in Fukuoka, Japan.

14-15 November 2019 Ganna will give a plenary lecture at Swiss Endocrinology- Diabetes annual meeting. 

29-30 October 2019 Ganna will give a talk and participate at student day at LIMNA symposium on “Emerging topics and technologies in metabolism” to be held in Lausanne, Switzerland. 

10 October 2019 Ganna will give a seminar at Cochin Institute, Paris, France.

18-19 September 2019  BREAKING NEWS

We ARE MOVING to great, amazing, cool, super new premises of INEM institute in newly refurbished Descartes Medical School on Necker Hospital Campus. The moment that we have waited for 6 years is finally fast approaching. Last boxes to pack and we all are looking forward to settle in new amazing lab!

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1 September 2019, Anton has finished his postdoctoral training in our team and will embark on exciting postdoctoral journey to new research horizons! We all wish him the brightest future in all his beginnings!

24-28 August 2019, Ganna and Chantal have had a fantastic time at EBRS meeting in Lyon!

It was a mega great meeting of super top-tier science, old friends and tasty food!!! Million of new ideas, great feedback on our project and more collaborative links. This is just living scientific dream life!

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Nate has won a highly competitive three-year PhD Fellowship from French Government to fund his thesis project!!!! We are mega proud for Nate’s achievements and are looking forward to open more champagne bottles for many more discoveries!!!


4 July 2019 Ganna has participated at one-day workshop organized by Le Point de Contact National ERC at Ministere de l'Enseignement Superieur, de la Recherche et de l'Innovation, Paris, France.

24 June 2019 CONGRATULATIONS to Nate Henneman, who has obtained an amazing 19.0/20 grade for his MSc thesis work conducted in our team. Nate is also ranked second in his Master 2 program “Biologie et Développement Cellulaires” at University of Paris Descartes, Paris, France. All this is a music to our ears :))) Well done, Nate! Hard work and determination always pay off!!!

21 June 2019 Had a great team-moment together for a picnic during Fete de la Music at Park Montsouris


15 June 2019 
We are super happy to welcome Alexis Gadault who joins the team for one year as an Assistant Engineer!

12 June 2019 Ganna gave a seminar at Bichat Hospital at Centre de Recherche sur l’Inflammation (CRI), Paris, France.

6 June 2019 
Ganna gave a keynote closing speech on the YRLS 2019 conference (Young Researchers in Life Sciences - at IMAGINE institute in Paris, France.

Chantal has won the best flash talk award during YRLS 2019 conference (Young Researchers in Life Sciences!!!! Congratulations for this cool achievement!



3 June 2019
We are super happy to welcome Alexandre Quesnoy, a final year student of L’école des ingénieurs en biotechnologies, who joins the team for two-month training!

 Chantal has won a highly competitive fellowship from La Fondation pour la recherche Médicale (FRM) to fund her last year of PhD training in the team! She celebrated with a style by throwing a fantastic HOUMOUS party with live cooking!!!


We are MEGA proud for her achievements and looking forward to more celebrations to come!!!!

24 May 2019 Ganna and Muriel participated at one-day meeting of Centre de Référence des Maladies Inflammatoires des Voies Biliaires et des Hépatites Auto-Immunes, Paris, France.

 14 May 2019 Ganna served as a reviewer at PhD thesis committee of Camille Ingargiola, IJPB INRA de Versailles. Versailles, France.

 12 April 2019 Ganna gave a seminar a s part of the “Barcelona Biomed Plenary Seminars” organized by IRB Barcelona and IBMB-CSIC IRB Barcelona, Spain.

27 March 2019 Ganna will give a course on metabolic addictions of cancer cells at Descartes Medical School.

12 March 2019 Ganna has an honour to be one of the first laureates of Fondation TOURRE ( Every year it is a great pleasure to meet Michel Tourre, his friends, family and donors of this fantastic foundation that supports junior researchers.

Congratulations to this year laureates Dr. Yenkel GRINBERG-BLEYER and Dr. Géraldine GENTRIC! The warm moments of this gala banquet at the Salons de la Présidence of Paris-Descartes University will stay with me all year.

MEGA NEWS for our team!!!

Nature Communications manuscript is in press and what could be a better occasion to organize a great celebration with a buffet of traditional Ukrainian culinary delights! Thanks, Anton. More top discoveries (+tasty celebratory occasions) to come.

Nate has successfully defended his MSc (M2) project proposal in front of our Institute scientific panel. Now, 5 months of joyful intense research on class 3 PI3K!

17 December 2018 Ganna served as an external reviewer for the HDR defence of Dr. David Jacobi at L'institut du thorax, INSERM, CNRS, UNIV Nantes, (France)  

Congratulations to Dr. David Jacobi on his fantastic work and we are looking forward to develop further our collaboration.

11-13 December 2018 Ganna has participated at the Weizmann Institute of Science meeting "Timelines in Biology", Conference on Circadian Rhythms, Rehovot (Israel)

Great experience of being part of such dynamic and stimulating circadian community! More interactions to come!


5-7 December 2018, Ganna and the team hosted Dr. Masaaki Komatsu during his visit to Paris. Looking forward to publishing our story together to have even the bigger impact in our domain.

26 November 2018 Ganna chaired the session during the annual Necker Campus translational research SFR meeting at Imagine Institute. It was a great day of fantastic science display of Necker Hospital campus.

21-22 November 2018 Ganna visited TIGEM - Telethon Institute of Genetics and Medicine, Naples, Italy  

It was an honour and great pleasure to give a seminar at TIGEM. And congratulations to Umberto Formisano who has successfully defended his PhD thesis work.


17-19 Oct 2018 CONGRATULATIONS to Chantal to has won the prize for her poster presentation at CFATG8 - 8èmes journées scientifiques de l'autophagie at La Grande Motte, France. We all proud for her success and more to come!

1 October 2018 Chantal has given the institutional seminar at INEM 

1 September 2018 A warm welcome to Nate Henneman, the newest addition to the class 3 PI3K team. Starting from this fall, Nate, will develop the Master thesis project that aims to unveil metabolic secrets of the class 3 PI3K. 

15 July 2018 CONGRATULATIONS to year 2018 graduates of our team

We are mega proud of your achievements:
Sylvia (grade 19/20) is going across the pond to London to continue with her MSc studies,
Camille (grade 18/20) is heading back to medical school in Strasbourg to pursuit her MD degree,
Edward (grade 17/20, ranked second in his master!) will start this fall his PhD thesis project at Versailles University.
Thanks a lot guys and sky is your limit!

26 June 2018 Ganna served as an external reviewer on the PhD thesis jury of Marion Regnier (University of Toulouse) 
11 June 2018 Ganna gave a seminar in Nice at C3M Institute

15 June 2018 Ganna gave a seminar in Nantes at Thorax Institute

31 May - 1 June 2018 We had a fantastic time at two-day INEM institute retreat 2018! Anton and Chantal have got a great feedback for their projects during the poster sessions!

The huge cherry on the top of the cake is that all our team-efforts into making photos for the first ever “INEM photo competition”have paid off a big deal!!!! We did incredibly well by winning First and Second Prizes!!!!! Hooray!!!! 

More scientific fun to come!


23 April 2018 Anton gave a seminar at INEM Institute

05 April 2018   Ganna was awarded the Trophée K2 Oncology 2018 from prestigious French not-for-profit organization Cercle-K2. Congratulations to all the team for the most recent recognition of our research success!

13 March 2018 Ganna gave a lecture on the Course «The basis of tissue growth control» PhD School Bio Sorbonne Paris Cité

20-21 February 2018 Edward and Camille presented their M2 projects on INEM Master student mentoring day

8 January 2018 Master students Camille and Edward have joined the team for 6-month training! Welcome!!!!

15 Dec 2017 Ganna has obtained the INSERM award for the successes in research and management

5 December 2017 Ganna gave a talk at University of Fribourg Seminar series, Fribourg, Switzerland

27 November 2017 Ganna gave a talk at the 7th Scientific Days on autophagy (CFATG7), Paris

23 November 2017 This autumn we again participated in Déclics activity! It was great fun to share our research with lyceens!!! So rewarding to get challenged with unexpected questions and get a fresh view on what we are doing. Big thanks to Cercle FSER for this wonderful initiative:

17 November 2017 Ganna gave a seminar at INRA Institute seminar series, Toulouse

9 November 2017 Ganna gave a talk at the Structure Federative de Recherche journee scientific at Necker Campus

30 October 2017 Sylvia joined the team for 6-month training! Welcome!!!!

25 – 29 September 2017 Ganna has won the poster award from a Science journal at EMBO conference: Autophagy: From molecular principles to human diseases, Cavtat-Dubrovnik, Croatia

6 July 2017 Ganna gave a talk at Symposium Jeunes chercheurs/ITMO Metabolism, Paris