Club Francophone de l'Autophagie

Promote scientific research in the field of autophagy. Stimulate exchanges between French-speaking researchers. Organize meetings, create links. Support young researchers, award grants...

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Autophagy meetings

08/11/2023 au 10/11/2023

CFATG11 - Lyon

Coming soon...

09/03/2024 au 10/03/2024 - Lucca (Barga), LU, Italy

GRS: Autophagy in Stress, Development and Disease

This GRS will be held in conjunction with the "Autophagy in Stress, Development and Disease" Gordon Research Conference (GRC).

10/03/2024 au 15/03/2024 - Lucca (Barga), LU, Italy

Gordon Research Seminar Autophagy in Stress, Development and Disease

Gordon conference in Italy

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Autophagy controls resource allocation and protein storage accumulation in Arabidopsis seed

These results indicate that autophagy would not simply be a degradation process but would play un role in precursor maturation of the storage protein.

ATG5 in B cell polarization and antigen presentation

The authors explored centrosome relocalization to the immune synapse for optimizing the presentation of particulate antigens.


You will find here various informations, such as articles or videos, on autophagy, its physiopathological functions as well as methodological approaches.

How long does it take to activate autophagy ?

In this short video, Dr. Ana Maria Cuervo, co-director of the A. Einstein Institute (Bronx, NY) for Research on Aging, explains that the time required to activate autophagy is different depending on the type of autophagy.

Mechanistic of autophagy

This animated film presents the mechanism of autophagy, showing the molecular characteristics of autophagosome formation.

Autophagy during aging

This review explores alterations in autophagy that occur during aging.

Guidelines for the use and interpretation of assays for monitoring autophagy

This methodological article references the various techniques that can be used to measure autophagy.

Sophie Pattingre - President -

Researcher INSERM, Institut de Recherche en Cancérologie de Montpellier (IRCM, U1194), Campus Val d’Aurelle, 34298 Montpellier cedex 5 France.

Role of autophagy and mitophagy in tumor progression and treatment resistance: cell signaling and interactions.

Frédéric Gros - Secretary -

Senior lecturer, Team: Homéostasie Lymphocytaire et Auto-immunité. Institut de Biologie Moléculaire et Cellulaire – UPR3572 CNRS – 15, rue Descartes. 67084 Strasbourg Cedex.

Role of lymphocyte autophagy in inflammatory conditions.

Audrey Esclatine - Treasurer -

University Professor, Université Paris Sud, Institut de Biologie Intégrative de la Cellule, I2BC, CNRS UMR9198, Département de Virologie, Direction de l’équipe Virulence et latence des Herpes virus, Gif sur Yvette.

Autophagy and Herpes virus.

Carole Kretz-Remy - Member -

University professor, Université Lyon 1, Institut NeuroMyoGène (INMG), CNRS UMR5310, INSERM U1217, Faculté de Médecine et de Pharmacie, 8 Avenue Rockefeller, 69008 LYON

Protein quality control and autophagy, role in protein aggregation diseases and myopathies.

Iban Seiliez - Member -

Flavie Strappazzon - Member -

Guillaume Beauclair - Member -

Coralie Daussy - Member -

The board of the CFATG

To carry out its various missions, the CFATG is composed of eight elected members and is organized around a president, a treasurer and a secretary and advisory members.

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