Core courses

The U900 offers a series of courses in biostatistics and bioinformatics to the staff of the Institut Curie, Research Center and Medical Section.

Organizers: Nicolas Servant, Xavier Paoletti and Vonick Sibut

This theoretical and practical training is an introduction to image processing and analysis using the Image J software.

Organizers: Fabrice Cordelières and Patricia Le Baccon

The objective of this course on Lab Management is designed for young group leaders to:

  • Introduce you to key leadership concepts
  • You start to develop your own individual leadership style
  • Equip you with key communication skills
  • Prepare you for your role as leader, or
  • Support your transition from researcher to PI, or
  • Give you the chance to reflect on your experience as a PI
  • Expand your support network for scientific and leadership issues in the lab

How to structure a paper, convey your scientific message accurately and in polished English ; how to improve writing skills in general and develop an understanding of what is expected from an editorial point of view.

In this 1/2 day introductory class, members of the Institut Curie's Technology Transfer Office will provide you with some basic information on patents (what is a patent? which inventions can be patented? how to obtain a patent?) and will overview licensing operations and start-up creation. This class will be as interactive as possible, and will use case studies pertaining to patent protection and/or technology transfer.

Organizers: Damien Salauze et Christine Vanhée-Brossollet

This theoretical and practical training is an introduction to image processing and analysis using the imageJ software.

Organizers: Fabrice Cordelières and
Patricia le Baccon

The U900 offers a comprehensive training course on biostatistics for people from the Institut Curie Hospital and the Research Center. The programme will provide an introduction to biostatistical approaches and research by exposing participants to the principles, methodologies, uses and applications of statistical methods in biological and clinical research.
In addition, R courses will be offered as practical trainings. The bases of the R programme language will be introduced and statistical approaches presented in the theoretical session will be applied.

Organizers: Nicolas Servant, Xavier Paoletti et Vonick Sibut

This is an intensive course (2 days 1/2). It will be of most value to those who have already some experience of writing a paper or who are about to start doing so, however prior experience is not absolutely required.

Two sessions are organized:

1° one week intensive course - 4 hours a day in the mornings - in order to obtain rapidly good grounding in French.
2° evening classes (extended course) -2 hours a week, on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6pm until 8pm to strengthen basic knowledge.
Registration on the Adic website : http://adic.curie.fr/?q=node/5

How to structure a paper, convey your scientific message accurately and in polished English ; how to improve your writing skills in general and develop an understanding of what is expected from an editorial point of view.