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 Giuseppe Baldacci, professor at the University of Paris Diderot.
Monod Diderot Conferences
The Institut Jacques Monod invites renowned scientists to give seminars of wide biological interest. The next Monod Diderot Conferences will be given by Patrick GAUDRAY on Friday 12 December, 2014
November 2014: the Irène Joliot-Curie Prize 2014
Virginie Orgogozo is awarded the Irène Joliot-Curie Prize 2014 of the "Young Woman Scientist".
November 2014: The transcription factor FOXL2, its allies and the "war of the sexes"
Testicular development in mammals depends on a cascade initiated by the SRY gene, whose action is relayed by the product of another gene: SOX9. For a long time, ovarian development was considered as a default process, enabled by the absence of SRY.
October 22nd and 23rd: TERM13 RNA meeting
This Meeting is Organized by Domenico Libri, Team "Metabolism and Function of RNA in the Nucleus" of the Institut Jacques Monod