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Welcome to the Stem Cells, Development and Evolution Team Website.

Find us in the Institut Jacques Monod (IJM – CNRS UMR 7592), Bâtiment Buffon, First Floor, Room 156B, in the PRG/Paris Denis Diderot Campus (directions). We are speaking French and English languages at the lab.


February 2019 : Luis Carrera (Portugal) is joining our team, for a 5 months Erasmus internship for his Master

February 2019 : Publication of the « Atlas d’embryologie descriptive – 4e édition » for which Michel participated (Dunod Editions)

February 2019 : Loïc presented the paper A Lin28 homologue reprograms differentiated cells to stem cells in the moss Physcomitrella patens during our join Evolution Journal Club at the Institute

January 2019 : Call for Project for International Doctoral Contracts for the beginning of the 2019 academic year inside the newly forme Paris University. Contact us to discuss Research Projects !

January 2019 : Launch of the Erasmus + DIGITALMARINE  program; Eve participated at the kick off meeting in Paris

January 2019: Eve presented succesfully her application for her HDR (Diploma granting her PhD student supervision)

January 2019 : Pierre presented the paper Social regulation of a rudimentary organ generates complex worker-caste systems in ants during our join Evolution Journal Club at the Institute

January 2019 : We are looking for candidates willing to apply for MSCA Meetup, contact us if you want to appy (see links and info on our twitter account)

December 2018: We are looking for chinese candidates willing to apply for a Master 2 + PhD fellowship from the CHINA SCHOLARSHIP COUNCIL (2018/2019). If you are interested in limb regeneration and miRNAs in annelid, please apply here. Document of our project.


If you are interested in joining us, for a licence, master, PhD or PostDoctorate project, please contact Michel Vervoort (contact info below). We have many projects on stem cell evolution for you!