The scientific committee selected the « Best Junior Scientist 2012 » among the nine young researchers preparing a PhD or are working in post-PhD, nominated and invited to present their results to scientists and industrials coming from the dermatology and cosmetic worlds.
The grant of €15,000 awarded Ms Manale EL KHARBILI, a remarkable young and expert, working at the CGPMC (Centre de Génétique et de Physiologie Moléculaire et Cellulaire – Genetic and Cellular-Molecular Physiology Centre) in Université Lyon 1.
Manale EL KHARBILI:
» Tetraspanin 8 promotes melanoma invasion by regulating integrin-mediated cellumatrix anchorage through MEK/ERK pathway « .
Also, all participants have voted and selected the “Best SPIM poster 2012”, among all posters exhibited during the 3rd SPIM and presenting a particular topic related to research in skin physiology. Léa MOULIN‘s poster (IBCP Lyon – Institut de Biologie et Chimie des Protéines – Institute of Biology and Chemistry of Proteins) was selected by all participants and received the grant of €4,000.
» Loxl1 is hypermethylated in aged dermal fibroblasts by a DNA methyl transferase dependant complex « .