République Française Inserm
Institut thématique Biologie cellulaire, développement et évolution



The multiorganism thematic institute Cellular Biology, Development and Evolution has for vocation:

  • to establish an inventory of research in these fields,
  • to propose concrete actions to improve the performance and competitiveness of French research,
  • to ensure good coordination between all the organizations and institutions concerned by these themes.

Save the date: October 16-19, 2024

From cell to organism. When cell biology meets development

As the smallest autonomous biological system, the cell defines a fundamental scale of organization in biology. The complex assemblies of cells during development lead to the emergence of much larger scales of organization underlying novel functions associated with the life and reproduction of multicellular organisms. These different scales of biological organization raise fundamental questions in the field of cell and developmental biology: How are subcellular cell structures and dynamics controlled? How can biochemical and mechanical cell interactions lead to the emergence of complex organs? How can tissue or organ-scale processes in turn modulate cell organization and dynamics for the lifelong biology of multicellular systems? How these processes have emerged and have been adapted during evolution and how they are affected in various pathologies?  
To explore such fundamental questions and achieve a multiscale understanding of biology, the French Societies for Cell Biology and Developmental Biology, as well as CNRS and INSERM, are joining forces to co-organize the conference "From Cells to Organism: When Cell Biology Meets Development" in Paris from October 16 to 19, 2024.
During the conference, presentations from prestigious invited speakers and selected short talks will cover recent findings on a broad range of topics organized around 9 scientific sessions:

  • Nuclear Architecture and Gene Regulation
  • Cell Motility and Polarity
  • Signaling and Patterning
  • Cell Cycle, Growth, and Morphogenesis
  • Mechanobiology across Scales
  • Synthetic Biology from Molecules to Organoids
  • Stem Cells, Cell Fates, and Regeneration
  • Physiology, Metabolism, and Diseases
  • Evolution and Co-evolution of Biological Systems

More info on the website.
We look forward very much to welcoming you in Paris.
The organization committee:

Yohanns BellaïcheBénédicte CharrierClaire Chazaud
Bénédicte DelavalDelphine DuprezThierry Galli
Benjamin LacroixStéphanie LebretonChristine Lemaitre
René-Marc MègeFlorence NiedergangJean Rosenbaum
Isabelle Tardieux  


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