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Passation de pouvoir

Passing the baton at HFSPO

Eurométropole Strasbourg thanks outgoing HFSPO Secretary-General and welcomes his successor

Visualization of the velocity field using the FlowPath routine of OpFlowLab

Towards a more accurate estimation of cell movements using optical flow

Optical flow algorithms are used in many computer vision applications but have yet to see widespread adoption by the…

20th HFSP Awardees Meeting

20th HFSP Awardees Meeting

The first online annual Awardees Meeting was held from 5 to 8 July, 2021.

Pavel Kabat and Consul General of Japan

HFSPO Secretary-General Pavel Kabat meets with Consul General Takeshi Akamatsu of Japan

On 8 July 2021, His Excellency Mr. Takeshi Akamatsu, Consul General of Japan, Strasbourg received Professor Pavel Kabat…

Mouse embryo at gestational day 8

Uncovering the embryonic origin of the heart

As an embryo develops, cells become increasingly specialised as they form different organs and different parts of those…

Unrolled view of the embryo showing the expression pattern of the genes sna and eve

A two-tier junctional mechanism drives composite morphogenesis

Morphogenesis is the process through which tissue shape is remodeled to give form to life during embryo development…

C. albicans biofilm

Candida biofilms: similar phenotypes through different regulatory mechanisms

Candida species are among the most important fungal pathogens. The colonization of the human body by these…

A novel mechanism of synaptic plasticity

Oil droplets in water support learning and memory

Upon addition of calcium ions, a solution of purified synaptic proteins can spontaneously form condensate, in a manner…

Agama atra Lizard

How lizards change their colour

While much is known about the structural mechanisms leading to colouration, much less is known about the cascade from…

Human skull

Ancient DNA reveals the path to modern humans

HFSP Long-Term Fellow David Gokhman and colleagues from Stanford University and UCSF shed light on how modern humans…

Four spike proteins

Revealing the invisibility cloak of the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein

The spike protein of SARS-CoV-2, responsible for the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic, conceals itself with an …


Moths use active tactile sensing to target the tiny nectary hole in flowers

The ability of insect pollinators to find and exploit floral resources is essential for the ecosystem services of…