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.
September 2014: Orestis Faklaris won the price of the best poster at the 4th Single Molecule Localisation Microscopy Symposium in London, at the end of August
Orestis is notably in charge of the activity Photonic Microscopy at ImagoSeine, the service and R&D Imaging facility of the Institut Jacques Monod
August 2014: a new mechanism for wound healing
Published online on August 3, 2014 in Nature Physics, these results have been obtained by Benoît Ladoux from the Institut Jacques Monod and Xavier Trepat from the Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya, and their collaborators...
August 2014: a molecular mechanism of transformation of a mechanical signal into a long lasting chemical signal at cell-cell contacts
These results published in Nature Communication the 31th of July 2014 have been obtained by the group Ladoux/Mège at the Institut Jacques Monod in collaboration with the group of Jie Yan at the Mechanobiology Institute in Singapore.
July 2014: Results of the group of Maïté Coppey are the focus of the section "News and Notable" in the Biophysical Journal
These studies demonstrate that mecano-chemical activation of a unique adhesion site on non-adhering fibroblasts is sufficient to induce polarisation of the cell...