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Cellular ecosystems : from modeling to medecine

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Master in Life Science, ENS
Bio-M2_E05 | Cellular ecosystems
Year : 2 (M2)
Semester : 1 (S1)
Duration : 1 week


Frédéric Devaux, Professor, Sorbonne Université
Andrei Zinovyev, Curie Institute.


30h | cours / TD




Transcriptomics of obesity
Modelling of immune system differentiation and functioning
Metagenomics of nutrition
Microfluidic devices for cancer research
Systemic approaches of oncogenesis
Tumor classifiers and cancer diagnosis
Genome-wide association studies and deep sequencing

Courses objectives and description

Aims : This course will present the applications of systems biology to topics related to human health. Several internationally renowned researchers will present their works aiming at providing integrative and/or quantitative views of complex human diseases, including cancer, obesity, immunity, etc…
Organization : The course is one week long with 8-10 conferences which take place at the ENS Paris.


The evaluation is done by an analysis of articles to be done at home and returned about two months after the end of the module.

Teaching team

Frédéric Devaux (Sorbonne Université)
Andrei Zinovyev (Curie Institute)
Christophe Carles (CEA, Saclay)
Adrien Six (Sorbonne Université)
Karine Clement (Sorbonne Université)
François Radvanyi (Curie Institute)
J-P. Vert (Les Mines, Paristech)
Jean-Louis Viovy (Curie Institute)
Joseph Schacherer (Louis Pasteur University, Strasbourg)

Suggested readings

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