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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 Giuseppe Baldacci, professor at the University of Paris Diderot.

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IJM news

  • May 2017: Microtubules for positioning a nucleus in an asymmetric manner

    In an article published on 27 April in the journal Nature Communications, the Guichet team at the Jacques Monod Institute shows that the asymmetric positioning of the nucleus is ensured by microtubules through two different molecular mechanisms that guarantee the robustness of the process

  • 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 Stephan GRILL on Tuesday 23 May, 2017

  • May 2017: How do cells adapt to sugar starvation ?

    In an article published on May 3rd in the Journal of Cell Biology, the group of Sébastien Léon (Institut Jacques Monod) revealed a new mechanism that controls the degradation of cell surface sugar transporters. This process requires a protein called Csr2 that belongs to the arrestin protein family. Csr2 is regulated at multiple levels by glucose availability.

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