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Mathieu Lihoreau, CNRS Researcher from the Centre de Recherches sur la Cognition Animale (CRCA UMR5169) of the Centre de Biologie Intégrative de Toulouse (CBI), is the winner of an ERC Consolidator for his project BEE-MOVE : How do bees move across the landscape and fashion plant reproduction ? within the CRCA-CBI.
Widely used in the field of neuroscience, the fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster) is a study model able to modify its behavior after an elementary task.
Within the context of a collaboration between the CRCA-CBI Toulouse and the Center for Psychiatric Neuroscience of Lausanne, we recruit a PhD student to investigate the importance of mitochondria in cognitive processes during aging.
Ethologists from the CRCA-CBI have partnered with EDB ecologists, ENVT researchers, and the company Xerius to develop a new methodology to simplify and characterize animal movements in space and time.
The blob (Physarum Polycephalum), a unicellular organism without a nervous system, never ceases to amaze us with its surprising capacities. It is able to memorize, solve complex problems and transmit learned information to its fellow creatures.
The CRCA-CBI supports an initiative from the scientific community to put all available resources at the service of the fight against COVID-19.
A study led by Audrey Dussutour, in collaboration with Eniko Csata and Jacques Gautrais, published in Current Biology, demonstrate that ants match their foraging decisions to their nutritional needs and overcome complex nutritional deficiencies.
Aurore Avarguès-Weber has received the Bronze Medal from the CNRS 2019. Each year, the CNRS celebrates researchers, engineers and technicians who make an exceptional contribution to the institution's dynamism and reputation.
A new book on bees has just been published by Le Cherche-Midi. It is a collective work under the direction of Martine Regert with the participation of Martin Giurfa (CRCA-CBI).
The CRCA received Jean-Claude Ameisen, renowned french researcher and who gives the radio show, "Sur les épaules de Darwin" broadcasted on France Inter.