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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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  • 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.

  • September 2017: Can a Cat Be Both a Solid and a Liquid?

    Marc-Antoine Fardin researcher in the Cell and Mechanical Membership team at the IJM received the Ig Nobel Prize for Physics for his study, "Can a Cat Be Both Solid and Liquid" at the 27th Annual Harvard University Ig Nobel Prize in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA September 14, 2017. The Ig Nobel Prizes honor achievements that first make people laugh, and then make them think. The prizes are intended to celebrate the unusual, honor the imaginative — and spur people's interest in science, medicine, and technology.

  • 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 Monsef BENKIRANE on Friday 29 September, 2017

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