Cours international

4th Course on Non-Coding Genome - 2015

The success of the course relies on an active participation of the trainees in discussions and exchange with invited speakers, the poster presentation of their own scientific projects, Journal Clubs by reviewing and presenting key articles in the field chosen by the speakers.

This course is validated by UPMC - Paris VI University - 3ECTS or equivalent of 35 hours.

One of the major goals of this course is to give an overview of potential impact of the non coding part of the genome during the cell life. This covers not only regulatory non-coding RNAs, but also unknown ncRNAs such as those emerging from repetitive sequences, both playing a crucial role in the expression and maintenance of the genomes.The course will describe the biogenesis pathways of different ncRNAs, as well as the mechanisms of gene regulation and genome defence implicating these RNAs. It will cover recent achievements in ncRNA detection, emerging findings of novel ncRNA species in the context of development, cellular differentiation and human diseases.

Organizers: D. Bourc'his, E. Heard, A. Londono, A. Morillon, M. Pinskaya, A. Shkumatava,  F. Toledo

- Master (M2) and PhD students (up to 20 persons) from French and European universities. 10 positions are reserved to M2 students from UPMC.
- Young research fellows.
- Open access to scientific community of Ile-de-France, subject to availability.

Students and speakers will meet every day during coffee breaks and lunchtime and will have an opportunity to exchange.

Selection upon basis of applications (CV, motivation letter, references).

February 9-13, 2015
2 December 2014

BDD Hall/Lecture Hall, Institut Curie
11-13, rue Pierre & Marie Curie, 75005 Paris

October 13, 2014 for UPMC M2 students (if you made your registration before October 5th)
End of December 2014 for the others

No registration fees are requested for M2/PhD students
200 € for academic research and post-doctoral fellows
500 € for industry

Déborah Bourc’his (CR, CNRS/Inserm)
Edith Heard (DRCE, CNRS/Inserm)
Arturo Londono (CR, CNRS)
Antonin Morillon (DR, CNRS)
Marina Pinskaya (MCU, UPMC)
Alena Shkumatava (Institut Curie)
Franck Toledo (PR, UPMC)

Pervasive transcription. Next generation sequencing.
Small non-coding RNAs.
Long non-coding RNAs.
ncRNAs in normal and pathological development.
ncRNAs as biomarkers and therapeutic target and genetic tools.

The course will include workshops where participants will present latest research articles from the field of ncRNA chosen by invited speakers, as well as a poster session where students will present and discuss their research projects.


Fondation Pierre Gilles de Gennes