News & Upcoming events
The monthly newsletter of the Mission for Science and Technology of the French Embassy in the United States focuses on major events in all sectors covered by our offices.
The Ministries of Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEAE), and of Higher Education, Research and Innovation (MESRI) in collaboration with Campus France are setting up a programme to host post-doctoral researchers wishing to carry out their research in France on Earth system sciences; climate change and sustainability sciences; energy transition; societal issues of environmental questions.
Portrait of a French Scientist 5/5: Anne Pommier, Researcher in Planetary Physics at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego
Human curiosity to understand our planet and the universe is ancient and constantly renewed by scientific discoveries. It is this curiosity that drives Anne Pommier, Assistant Professor at the Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography Research Center at UC San Diego University (UCSD-SIO).
Portrait of a French scientist 4/5: Meeting with Nausica Arnoult, Biologist at the University of Colorado Boulder
Nausica Arnoult is a molecular biologist; she set up the Arnoult Lab in 2018 at the University of Colorado, Boulder. With her growing team, she is interested in the repair of DNA breaks and the biology of telomeres.
Portrait of a French scientist 3/5: Meeting with Joceline Lega, mathematician at the University of Arizona - Tucson, Arizona
Joceline Lega is a Professor of Mathematics, and more specifically Applied Mathematics at the University of Arizona (UArizona). She is passionate about scientific discovery, sharing knowledge, transdisciplinarityy and elegant mathematical applications.
Portrait of a French scientist 2/5: Julie Castillo, geophysicist at the heart of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab missions
Julie Castillo, geophysicist at the heart of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab missions
Photo by Michele Judd Keck - Julie Castillo at the Center for Space Studies
Julie Castillo is a geophysicist at the Jet (...)
Portrait of a French scientist 1/5: Meeting with Céline Riera, neurobiologist at Cedars Sinaï - LA, CA
Céline Riera is an Assistant Professor and directs the Riera Laboratory within the Center for Neural Science and Medicine at Cedars-Sinaï, one of the largest nonprofit medical centers in the United States, located in Los Angeles. Passionate about discoveries related to the neural circuits regulating metabolic balance in the context of obesity, diabetes, and the process of aging, her research projects often receive awards and recognition.
In recognition of International Women’s Day, the French Office for Science and Technology of the Consulate of France in Los Angeles will be presenting - for the next five days - the profiles of five French women researchers based in: Los Angeles (CA), Pasadena (CA), Tucson (AZ), Boulder (CO) and San Diego (CA).
The French Office for Science and Technology has revived the Cafés des Sciences in order to promote Sciences with the public, French science or led by French scientists in the south-west of the US. The first edition took place on March 4, 2020 in partnership with the Alliance Française in Los Angeles; others are in the pipeline with AFs in Pasadena and San Diego.
The scientific team of the Consulate General of France in Los Angeles on January 21, 2020, on the occasion of the on-site working mission of French researchers from the Laboratoire d’Etudes Spatiales et d’Instrumentation en Astrophysique (LESIA) of the Paris Observatory (Meudon, France) and the Laboratoire Lagrange of the Côte d’Azur Observatory (Nice, France).
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