September 24th
October 25th
International course

Developmental Biology

4th international course

Institut Curie and UPMC organize their 4th International Developmental Biology course in collaboration with the Regenerative and Developmental Biology programme of Harvard University and the Stowers Institute for Medical sciences of Kansas City from September 23 to October 25, 2013.

Practicals: September 23 - October 12, 2013 (3 weeks)
Lectures: October 14 - 25, 2013 (2 weeks)

Course in English



The aim of the programme is to provide the participants with a comprehensive coverage of
the paradigms, problems and technologies of modern Developmental Biology paying particular attention to stem cells. Training in theoretical and experimental aspects of normal and abnormal development is developed through a variety of embryonic systems using state-of-the-art instrumentation and methodology.

Personal work

Students will present scientific articles related to the topics discussed.

University credits (ECTS)

The UPMC grants 12 ECTS for the 5 week-long course and 6 ECTS for the 2 week-long course.

Practical information

There is no registration fee for this course
Institut Curie
Université Pierre et Marie Curie


a 5 week-long course including 3 weeks of practicals and 2 weeks of lectures (limited to 18 students) or a 2 week-long version including only the lectures (limited to 35). 



Claire Fournier-Thibault (UPMC, Paris)
Muriel Umbhauer (UPMC, Paris)
Yohanns Bellaïche (Institut Curie, Paris)
Jean-René Huynh (Institut Curie, Paris)


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