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3rd place for IP Paris in the national final of the Ma Thèse en 180 secondes competition

06 Jun. 2024
On Wednesday June 5, the national final of the Ma Thèse en 180 secondes scientific mediation competition took place in Nice. Elie Kadoche, an IP Paris doctoral student, won 3rd prize from the jury.
3rd place for IP Paris in the national final of the Ma Thèse en 180 secondes competition
The 2024 winners of the “Ma thèse en 180 secondes” competition. ©MT180/France Universités-CNRS/David Pell

The winners of the jury prizes, as well as the public and high school prizes, were : 

  • Wendy Le Mouëllic (Toulouse University), first prize from the jury with her thesis topic: “Characterization of sulfur acquisition pathways and cysteine biosynthesis in Mycobacterium tuberculosis during infection”. 
  • Mélyne Baudin Marie (Nantes University), second prize from the jury for her thesis: “Synthesis of Multivalent Enzyme Sialidase Inhibitors for the treatment of Chronic Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (CIBD)”.
  • Elie Kadoche (Institut Polytechnique de Paris, Télécom Paris, LTCI laboratory), third prize from the jury for his thesis “Development of control algorithms based on multi-agent reinforcement learning for the optimization of large-scale wind farms”.
  • Public's Choice Award: Aïcha Loïal (West Indies University), for her thesis “Understanding the behavioral plasticity of Aedes aegypti populations to improve monitoring and vector control”.
  • High School Prize: Seyta Ley-Ngardigal (Bordeaux University), for her thesis “Molecular mechanisms of the toxicity of glycemic overload on the skin”.

Hosted by journalist Daniel Fiévet and commented on Twitch by FibreTigre, “Ma thèse en 180 secondes” is a joint initiative of France Universités and CNRS.

 

Watch the 2024 national final