September 24th
October 26th
International course

Developmental Biology

3th cours : from stem cells to morphogenesis

The Institut Curie and UPMC organize their 3rd International Developmental Biology course in collaboration with the Regenerative and Developmental Biology programme of Harvard University from September 24 to October 26 2012.

Course in English



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

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


The programme is proposed in two versions: 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). Students will present scientific articles related to the topics discussed. Students and lecturers will have the opportunity to meet during an informal coffee break/lunch every day.



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


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