Labex EPIGENMED Montpellier, France

From genome and epigenome to molecular medicine

  • Place de la Comédie Montpellier

    A BioHealth research program selected by the French Ministry of Research and Education in the framework of the "Laboratoires d'Excellence" initiative.

    EpiGenMed wants to foster the best BioHealth basic and clinical research and to encourage interdisciplinary projects. The EpiGenMed project was selected by the French Ministry of Research and Education in the framework of the national "Investments for the Future" program in 2011. The project received 12 million euros in funding for a 10-year period, essentially devoted to science training through the recruitment of PhD students, post-doctoral fellows and Chairs of Excellence.

    EpiGenMed involves 58 of the best research groups in Montpellier, implicated in five areas of research that cover Genome and Epigenome Dynamics, Cell cycle, Cell fate and Development, Infectious diseases and Immunology, Cell signalling and Neurobiology, Biophysics and Systems biology. It is hosted by the University of Montpellier and national science institutions and benefits from an excellent industrial environment



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Labex EpiGenMed PhD and Postdoc Day 2018


 Poster 2018 PhD Postdoc Day


Labex EpiGenMed PhD & Postdoc Day on

November 7th, 2018 at Genopolys Montpellier


Talks and posters by the Labex EpiGenMed PhDs and Postdocs - 9h-18h


Invited speaker: Edith HEARD

X-chromosome inactivation: a paradigm for epigenetics


Guest Talk at 14h



Click here for the program!


Registration by October 27th, 2018 at


Registration is free but compulsory




Montpellier is awarded the Label I-SITE


After a hearing before an international jury on February 21st, the project “Montpellier University of Excellence” (MUSE) was awarded the label Initiatives – Science – Innovation – Territoires – Economie” (I-SITE) established within the French program “Investissements d’Avenir”.


Read more: Montpellier is awarded the Label I-SITE

Workshop on Epigenetics 2018


Workshop on Epigenetics

November 5 - 12, 2018


Wendy BICKMORE - MRC Centre for reproductive health university of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK

Sabine GUTH - Novartis, Basel - Switzerland

Edith HEARD - Institut Curie, Paris - France

Marta RADMAN-LIVAJA - Institute of Molecular Genetics of Montpellier, Montpellier - France

Jean-Yves ROIGNANT - Institute of Molecular Biology, Mainz - Germany


For the detailed program click here!



Call for projects, a joint initiative by the I-SITE MUSE, the SATT AxLR and the LABEXs


Support for innovative projects, for more information please click here.

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