News - second half of 2019


2019, August the 7th

Publication of our latest comparative study of virogenomic signatures of different major respiratory viruses (Influenza viruses, hRSV and hMPV) in a physiological model of reconstituted human airway epithelium.

This set of data constitutes a very promising starting point for the future characterization of new biomarkers of diagnostic interest, or as surrogates for the efficacy evaluation of innovative broad-spectrum host-targeted antimicrobial therapeutic strategy.



2019, August the 5th

The French National Research Agency (ANR) has selected and will fund our METAVAC-T17 project.

Based on the molecular engineering of pneumoviruses, this project aims to develop innovative vaccines. The METAVAC-T17 project will be carried out by our team Virpath (CIRI U1111 INSERM - UMR 5308 CNRS - ENS Lyon - UCBL1) and its Technology Research platform VirNext in close collaboration with our partners, the Molecular Biology of Pneumoviruses team (UVIM UR0892 INRA) and the Research Laboratory LAGEPP (UMR 5007 CNRS-UCBL1).



2019, July the 25th

Signia Therapeutics has been highlighted in the 2018 annual report of the CNRS.

This report presents a selection of scientific results and highlights the strategy of CNRS in terms of partnerships and upgrading.




2019, July the 17th

The Technology Transfer Accelerator Office PULSALYS supports the development of our spin-off Vaxxel.

Denis CAVERT, CEO of Vaxxel, has been interviewed by Nathaly Mermet. Complete interview is available on the website of PULSALYS.



2019, July the 5th

Very proud to announce that our second spin-off Vaxxel is laureate of the iLab 2019 award from the French Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation, and BpiFrance.

The iLab2019 trophy has been awarded to Vaxxel and its co-founders (Denis CAVERT, Manuel ROSA-CALATRAVA and Julia DUBOIS) in presence of the French Ministry Frédérique VIDAL.