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.
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 Françoise BROCHARD-WYART on Friday 25 November, 2016
October 2016: The evolutionary history of bison in Europe reconstructed through ancient DNA
In an article published October 21, 2016 in BMC Biology, the Geigl/Grange lab of the Institut Jacques Monod shows via a paleogenomic approach that several bison species inhabited successively Europe during the last 50,000 years under the influence of climatic and environmental changes. The succession occurring around 35,000 years ago is represented in the paintings of the cave of Chauvet.
October 2016: ASCB Kaluza prize for excellence in graduate research
Daria Bonazzi, who defended her PhD at the Institut Jacques Monod is one of the 10 finalists of the ASCB Kaluza prize 2016 and lauréate of L’Oréal-UNESCO « For Women in science » Fellowships 2016.
October 2016: Laureate for L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Fellowships 2016.
Charlène Gayrard, PhD at Institut Jacques Monod is laureate for L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Fellowships 2016.