Core courses

This theoretical and practical training is an introduction to image processing and analysis using the FIJI software.
This course will be taught in French.


Organizer: Patricia Le Baccon

Workshop aims:
1.    To familiarize ERC grant holders and future applicants with the opportunity to apply for top-up Proof of Concept funding.
2.    To provide an overview of the application form and evaluation criteria.
3.    To give tips on how to talk about innovation, impact and feasibility to an audience specialized in technology transfer and innovation management. This aspect of the workshop is relevant to a broader audience beyond the ERC.
4.    To provide one-on-one coaching support to current Proof of Concept applicants.

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How to identify and build the scientific argument of your paper, how to structure the manuscript, convey your scientific message accurately and in polished English?

Organizer: Andrew Moore, Editor in Chief, BioEssays, Weinheim, Germany

By answering basic questions, we’ll discuss:

  •  Tech transfer process
  •  Intellectual property protection: patents and beyond
  •  Value-creation processes and corresponding agreements
  •  Entrepreneurship

and how to put it all into perspective with your everyday lab work.

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Building an effective network and developing mentoring relationships are critical for a successful career in biomedical science. At the end of this workshop you will be able to:

  • Plan and proactively build your professional network
  • Approach new contacts and keep in touch without ‘pestering’
  • Initiate a new mentoring relationship
  • Proactively manage your relationship with your mentor
  • Mentor junior colleagues effectively

We're pleased to invite you to take this 1-day training course to prepare you to give a great elevator pitch.

The U900 offers a course in Next-Generation Sequencing and data analysis to staff of the Institut Curie, Centre for Research and Medical Section.

The training is dedicated to biologists and clinicians interested in analyzing their own sequencing data, and will cover the main NGS applications.

This 3-hour training session will cover aspects such as: definition of scientific integrity, different types of scientific fraud and misconduct, their frequency and consequences, and also discuss good research practices and the importance of a responsible research for science and society. Plenty of time will be left for discussion in order to get feedback from the participants’ own experience.

Two sessions will be organized: 

  • Group 1 (12 participants) - November 21, 2016 from 2pm to 5pm
  • Group 2 (15 participants) - November 22, 2016 from 9am to 12pm

This course will be taught in English.

This theoretical and practical training is an introduction to image processing and analysis using the Image J software.
This course will be taught in English.


Organizer: Patricia Le Baccon

The U900 offers an introduction to data analysis with R for people of the Institut Curie, Centre for Research and Medical Section. The program includes an introduction:

- Approaches in biostatistics and research, explaining to participants the principles, methodologies, use of statistical methods and applications in biology and clinical research. 

- courses on software R will be delivered in the form of additional exercises. The basis of the programming language R will be discussed and statistical approaches presented in the theoretical part will be implemented.