June 7th
June 11th
International course


2nd course


Cell division and migration
Actin and MT Dynamics
Organization of actin filaments in vivo and in vitro
Biophysics of actin
Actin dynamics in the invasive structures and the intracellular trafficking
Imaging actin by TIRF
BAR Domain
MT Dynmics in cell polarity, cell migration and cell division Motor Proteins
The new tools to study MT dynamics and cell division

Course in English



The general objective of the course is to understand the role of the cytoskeleton in cell division and migration at diffferent levels: molecular and structural, in reconstitution systems and in the cell and organism.

Research themes

Student work


Practical information

There is no registration fee for this course

No registration fees. The Institut Curie Curie will provide food. Travel expenses should be paid by the applicant's laboratory. However, sone fellowships will be available. If you would like to apply for a fellowship, please include a justification with your application.

Institut Curie - Paris

Max. number of

25 people



Anna Akhmanova (Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands)
Laurent Blanchoin (CEA, Grenoble, France)
Michel Bornens (Institut Curie, Paris, France)
Marie-France Carlier (LEBS, Gif-sur-Yvette, France)
Philippe Chavrier (Institut Curie, Paris, France)
Alexis Gautreau (LEBS, Gif-sur-Yvette, France)
Joe Howard (Max-Planck Institute-CB, Dresden, Germany)
Sandrine Etienne-Manneville (Institut Pasteur, Paris, France)
Antonio Jacinto (Institute of Molecular Medecine, Lisbon, Portugal)
Pekka Lappalainen (Institute of Biotechnology, Helsinki, France)
Franck Perez (Institut Curie, Paris, France)
Giorgio Scita (IFOM-IEO, Milan, Italy)
Cécile Sykes (Institut Curie, Paris France)
Phong Tran (Institut Curie, Paris, France)


Maud Hertzog, Guillaume Montagnac, Danijela Vignjevic


  • Training Unit - Institut Curie