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The Institute of Molecular Genetics of Montpellier

is a multidisciplinary institute for advanced studies in biology. It has an internationally-acknowledged reputation in the fields of genetic and epigenetic regulations, RNA biology as well as cell cycle, death and metabolism. Its work also has impact in biomedical research on cancer, infectious illnesses and genetic diseases via the development of novel biotherapies and diagnostic tools as well as the launching of biotech start-up companies.

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Tripentadecanoin, a promising molecule to fight neurodegenerative diseases.

Most degenerative diseases are caused by the toxicity of protein forming aggregates, for example during Parkinson’s or Alzheimer’s diseases…

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Reciprocal regulation of p21 and Chk1 controls the Cyclin D1-RB pathway to mediate senescence onset after G2 arrest

Cellular senescence is an irreversible proliferation withdrawal that can be initiated after DNA damage-induced cell cycle arrest in …

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The group of Solange Desagher identified a novel stubl in mammals.

Basu-Shrivastava et al. ont montré que Trim39 agit comme une E3 ubiquitine-ligase E3 spécifique de SUMO (STUbL) …

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A new metabolic activity for oncogenic hormone FGF19

New publication of the “Tumor heterogeneity in liver cancer” subgroup, in Molecular Metabolism: Ursic-Bedoya, Chavey et al. report that the hormone FGF19, overexpressed in a subtype of hepatocellular carcinomas, stimulates water intake and decreases sweet preference.

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Les Mnemons : quand la mémoire passe par les protéines prions

Les cellules ont de la mémoire… qui pourrait reposer sur des protéines particulières : les « mnemons ». Ce mécanisme, identifié chez la levure, pourrait expliquer des maladies neurodégénératives.

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Open Positions: Internships, PhD Thesis, Post-Docs, Technicians, Engineers

IGMM has a long-standing tradition of training by and for research. Thus, all groups are used to host students at different stages of their cursus, including PhD Thesis. They also welcome Post-Docs, Engineers and Technicians.

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Upcoming events
  • 20 September 2022  11 h 00 min - 12 h 30 min

    Barbara MOJSA (University of Dundee, UK)

    Institut de Génétique Moléculaire de Montpellier (IGMM), 1919 Rte de Mende, 34090 Montpellier, France

  • 27 September 2022  11 h 00 min - 12 h 30 min

    Emilie MAMESSIER (CRCM Marseille)

    Institut de Génétique Moléculaire de Montpellier (IGMM), 1919 Rte de Mende, 34090 Montpellier, France

  • 29 September 2022  11 h 00 min - 12 h 00 min

    Dr Vincent GUEN (CRCINA Nantes)

    Salle Marcel Dorée

  • 27 October 2022  11 h 00 min - 12 h 00 min

    Grégoire MICHAUX (IGDR Rennes)

    Salle Marcel Dorée

  • 24 November 2022  11 h 00 min - 12 h 00 min

    Arnaud ECHARD (Institut Pasteur Paris)

    Salle Marcel Dorée