laboratoire orphy
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Summer times

it's time for us to take some holidays. Have a nice Summer!
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Save the date

ORPHY will organize the 48th edition of the EUBS congress in september 2024 ! (Picture : ©Mathieu Le Gall, Brest métropole)
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Les records de plongée de la Comex confiés aux scientifiques brestois

Il y a trente ans, une plongée record à 701 mètres était réalisée par la Comex à Marseille.
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Fishes and rats on the same starting line !

Morgane Pengam passed her phD the 30th march 2021
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An Award for BAUPRE

Matthieu Dussauze (post-doc.) received in march the ITOPF R&D 2020 award for BAUPRE, a new ORPHY project
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The laboratory

ORPHY (EA4324) is a research unit in animal and human physiology, located on two sites (UFR Sciences and Medicine).

ORPHY is part of the Institute of health-agro-material (IBSAM) of the Université de Bretagne Occidentale (UBO, Brest, France). The team studies cardiovascular and muscular adaptations, from cell to human in physiological and pathophysiological conditions. Clinical and fundamental approaches are used through in vivo and in vitro methodologies adapted to Health questions.

Director : Michael THERON
Co-director : Karine PICHAVANT & Marie-Agnès METGES

Last publication

Deep-sea versus shallow conditions: a comparative ecobarotoxicological study.

Dussauze M, Pichavant-Rafini K, Belhomme M, Le Floch S, Lemaire P, Theron M.

Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2020 Jan 7


February the 19th & March the 1st, 2 p.m.

Discussion of all researchers

to prepare


HCERES evaluation of our team


Laboratoire ORPHY

UFR Sciences et Techniques,

Université de Bretagne Occidentale
6 Av. Le Gorgeu - CS 93837
29238 BREST Cedex 3 - FRANCE


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