9th Course On Cytoskeleton: Cytoskeleton in 3D – 2017

April 19 - 26, 2017 / Institut Curie, 12 rue Lhomond, 75005 Paris Danijela Vignjevic, Institut Curie, CNRS UMR144 - Guillaume Montagnac, Gustave Roussy Institute, Insert U1009 - Stéphanie Miserey-Lenkei, Institut Curie, CNRS UMR144

Cytoskeleton in 3D systems
The general objective of this 9th cytoskeleton course is to understand the role of the cytoskeleton in 3D systems at different levels: molecular, cellular and in the living organism. The course will provide introductions to the main cytoskeleton networks as well as to the main knowledge in force generation and tissue mechanics. The course will cover general mechanisms of cytoskeleton functions, in the organization and the maintenance of tissue shape and mechanics in different conditions, systems and organs: during development, on monolayers, in gut homeostasis, during the immunological response, in cancer and in the brain.

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Interdisciplinary workshop on cell motility: Adhesion, in vivo migration and polarity

March 23rd-25th 2015 / Institut Curie - 26 rue d'Ulm - Paris - BDD Amphitheater Timo Betz

The goal of this workshop is to bring together biologists and experimental and theoretical physicists to discuss current topics in cell motility from different perspectives. A strong focus is made on the interaction during the talks and in between sessions. We aim at a mixed audience with a diverse scientific background and different levels of professional experience from students to leading scientists in the field.


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Cell Motility Course 2015

12/01/2015 - 02/02/2015 / Amphithéâtre Curie, Institut Curie, 11-13 rue Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris Timo Betz

Cell motility is a key process required for development, immune response and cancer invasion. The course is organized to first give a detailed summary of the different motility modes and the processes involved. The goal is to combine the biological background with physical approaches to understand the details of cell motility and its implication in the different biological functions.

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