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.
August 2016: DNA repair observed in real-time
In an article published in Nature on August 11th (Fan et al. 2016), the DNA Nanomanipulation group led by Terence Strick details the key sequence of events in DNA transcription-coupled repair.
August 2016: Old and hot: a powerful method pushes back the limits of genotyping ancient remains
For the first time, ancient DNA has been analyzed in ~44,000-year-old rodent remains from a cave in Morocco.
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 Tom BLUNDELL on Friday 24 June, 2016
June 2016: How human stem cells feel substrate rigidity?
In an article that makes the cover of the June issue of Integrative BIology, the team of Nicolas Borghi shows the existence of multiple substrate rigidity-sensing modules within Focal Adhesions of human stem cells.