“Molecular Biology of the Cell” Course 2014 at Institut Pasteur - Call for Applications

(Deadline 15 August 2013)


There is still time to apply to the "Molecular Biology of the Cell" course 2014 (13 january - 14 February 2014) but hurry up since the deadline is approaching (15 August 2013)!

This five-week intensive laboratory and lecture course is organised in collaboration with the Institut Curie; it is devoted to the presentation of current concepts and new experimental techniques in the study of cellular functions. Topics of lectures include functional organization of the cell, polarity and intracellular traffic communication, cellular signaling, cell migration and invasion, stem cells, apoptosis, autophagy, cell-pathogen interactions, cell cycle and mitosis. The practical course provides training in culture of transfected and infected cells, in vitro reconstitution of cellular functions, gene inactivation and cutting edge techniques of live imaging. The program of the course organized the previous year can be downloaded to get detailed information on the general frame of the course; some topics and practical works may change each year, without altering the general aims and means of the course. Programme of the course Molecular biology of the cell 2013 (PDF - 400 Ko) Candidates must have a good knowledge of basic laboratory techniques at the Master degree level. The committee of the course will evaluate applications.


Date: 13 January - 14 February 2014.


Limited to 20 students.


Course delivered in English.


Online application: http://www.pasteur.fr/inscription/


Deadline: 15 August 2013


Fellowships (1.500 Euros) will be awarded to the three best applicants from foreign countries to cover, in part, their travel accommodation expenses.


Contact: enseignement@pasteur.fr