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The Institut Jacques-Monod, funded jointly by the CNRS and the University Paris Diderot, is one of the main centers for basic research in biology in the Paris area.
It is headed by Roger Karess, Research Director at the National Center for Scientific Research.

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  • November 2017: Epithelial cells in confined tubes

    In an article published on November in Nature Communications, the team of Benoit Ladoux and René-Marc Mège in collaboration with researchers from the Mechanobiology Institute (Singapore) has shown how epithelial cells can respond to the physical confinement of microtubular structures.

  • November 2017: A Novel Mechanism of Chromosome Segregation in the C. elegans Oocyte

    In an article published online on November 14th in Nature Communications, Kimberley Laband in the Dumont team shed light on an atypical chromosome segregation mechanism essential for functional oocyte production in C. elegans.

  • October 2017: Laureate for L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Fellowships 2017.

    Amandine Molliex, postdoc at Institut Jacques Monod is laureate for L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Fellowships 2017.The L’Oréal Foundation gave 30 young female scientists with an excellent record a grant (15,000€ for doctoral researchers and 20,000€ for postdoctoral researchers) to help them at a pivotal time in their career.

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