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.
Director of the Institut Jacques Monod
The University of Paris 7 and the CNRS are seeking a Director for the Institut Jacques Monod (UMR7592). The Director’s mandate will start January 1, 2019, for a period of 5 years.
April 2016: Regulation of Mitotic entry: A conserved mechanism for the activation of the Polo-like kinase Plk1
In an article published in Cell Reports on April 19th, the team of Lionel Pintard in collaboration with the team of Monica Gotta (University of Geneva) identified a conserved mechanism leading to the activation of the mitotic kinase Plk1.
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 John Diffley on Friday 29 April, 2016
April 2016: How microtubule asters find the center of a large egg?
In an article published on March 28th in The Journal of Cell Biology, the team Minc at Institut Jacques Monod shows how Microtubule asters read cell geometry to drive the sperm nucleus to the center of a fertilizing egg.