About Institut Jacques Monod/CNRS & University Paris Diderot
The Institut Jacques Monod is one of the main centers for basic research in biology in the Paris region in France. It funded jointly by the CNRS (National Center for Scientific Research) and the University Paris Diderot.
There are 3 on-going research topics (Genome and chromosome dynamics, Cellular dynamics and signaling, Development and evolution) and 2 main transverse axes (Quantitative biology and modeling, Molecular and cellular pathologies). Researches at the interface of biology with physics, mathematics, chemistry and medicine are strongly encouraged. ??
Some 280 people work at the Institute (tenured investigators, Ph.D. students, post-docs, technicians, engineers, French and foreign visitors, and administrative staff) which is headed by Giuseppe Baldacci, professor at the University of Paris-Diderot.