International Course on Cell Biology and Cancer – 2019

June 3-7 2018 / Institut Curie - Amphithâtre Hélène Martel-Massignac 26 rue d'Ulm, 75005 Paris Danijela Vignjevic, Institut Curie, CNRS UMR144 - Guillaume Montagnac, Gustave Roussy Institute, Inserm U1009 - Stéphanie Miserey-Lenkei, Institut Curie, CNRS UMR14

The general objective of Cell biology and Cancer course is to cover different topics in cell biology including cell division, migration and membrane trafficking at different levels: molecular, cellular and in the living organism. The course will also cover different model systems, including organoids, and different tools such as optogenetics, microfabrication and microfluidics.


Selection criteria
24 participants will be selected among PhD and Master students of all nationalities on the basis of research interests and motivation statement to participate to both parts of the course. Successful completion of the course can count toward training hours (3ECTS or 20 hours) for French graduate schools such as “Complexité du Vivant” and “Frontières du Vivant” or 3 ECTS at Master program UPMC at Paris 6. 40 additional researchers will be selected for the second part of the course.

20 April 2019

No registration fees are requested.
All lunches and 4 dinners will be provided by Institut Curie.
There will be 16 fellowships to cover the cost of the accommodation in double rooms for the 6 nights.
Participants’ home laboratories are responsible for covering travel expenses.

SpeakersDavid Bensimon, FR
Timo Betz, GR
Mathieu Coppey, FR
Stéphanie Descroix, FR
Silvia Fre, FR
Roger Kamm, US
Lukas Kapitein, NL
Jean-léon Maitre, FR
Michiyuki Matsuda, JP
Franck Perez, FR
Matthieu Piel FR
Aurelien Roux, CH
Manuel Théry, FR
Maria Vartiainen, FI
Michael Way, UK

Keynote Speakers:
Michiyuki Matsuda, JP

Program details:

In the evenings the students will present their work as in 10 min Chalk talk in closed environment. One of the evenings will be dedicated to career development.


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