International PhD Program


Chargé de Recherche, CNRS
05 61 33 58 10

Team members

  Administrative staff  --
  • Julie BATUT
  • Frederic BECKOUET
  • Kerstin BYSTRICKY
  • Thomas CLOUAIRE
  • Pascale DUFOURCQ
  • Christian JOST
  • Gaëlle LEGUBE
  • Andreas MERDES
  • Marie-Christine MIQUEL
  • François PAYRE
  • Philippe ROUSSEAU




Research at the CBI aims at understanding fundamental biological processes including genome dynamics and expression, morphogenesis and development, cognition and behavior. The CBI offers a stimulating and dynamic environment and PhD students will benefit from an in-house training that includes trainings, seminar and symposium organizations, mentoring and social events, throughout the 3 years of their training.



Th CBI - PhD INTEGRATION DAY 2017!  13/10/2017 in TOULOUSE!

Whole day to welcome our new PhD students, to have fun, to meet to discuss!

Second year PhD students from CBI have prepared this exciting day including:


* Presentations of CBI, PhD program, doctoral schools, alphaT students association and students in the morning,

  * Lunch and Escape Games in the afternoon and










Morning and afternoon is reserved for new arriving students but evening party is open for all (young, old, student or researcher :)
You are all welcome !  Do not hesitate to join us!


The CBI – Centre for Integrative Biology launches its second PhD program!

The Center for Integrative Biology - CBI in Toulouse is launching its second call to hire highly motivated students interested in pursuing a 3 years PhD to be started in October 2017. We welcome applicants from any country that hold a Master’s degree or equivalent (5 years of higher education) obtained by September 2017 (detailed description of the program here ).

  • Deadline for dossiers deposition - 31st of July 2017
  • Interviews - 5th of September 2017
  • Outcome of the selection process - 8th of September 2017
  • PhD start -  1st of October 2017

The 2 PhD projects currently open to candidature (more may follow before the deadline):

 * Gene regulation via RNase Y cleavage-specificity in the human pathogen Staphylococcus aureus - Peter Redder’s group.

For detailed description of the project go here and to visit group's website go to


* Novel mechanisms involved in pre-ribosomal RNA processing in human cells - Pierre-Emmanuel Gleizes’s group.

For detailed description of the project go here and to visit group's website go to

Candidates should send the following documents to :

  • A letter of motivation
  • A detailed CV, stating final grade and rank (if available) for each year and a list of  courses attended during the master level (past 2 years)
  • Two letters of recommendation from past supervisors.
  • Copy of the last diploma.


   in Toulouse, at University and in CBI...


BEsST 2017  28th August / 1st September 2017  - DO NOT MISS THIS !

The topics chosen for this first edition of the BioEconomy summer School of Toulouse are:


Expected participants are PhD students (training credits), Junior and Senior Scientists and members of Companies with interest in bioeconomy.


 Alpha T  association of PhD biology students in Toulouse. Do not hesitate to viist their website and participate in upcoming events!


Pizza in coffeehouse is coming soon... under the aegis of PhD programme we will play and discuss social events, impact of science on our lives etc - check up on the planning of discussions!  Marie-Christine Miquel and Andreas Merdes invite everybody to share their opinions :)


PhD INTEGRATION DAY 2017!  We need to start organizing it. Everybody interested please contact us!


MENTORING at CBI !  Julie Batut is preparing this modul for 2017/18. We will soon open mentor and mentee inscription, keep you posted!








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