International PhD Program


Chargé de Recherche, CNRS
05 61 33 58 10

Team members

  Administrative staff  --
  • Julie BATUT
  • Frederic BECKOUET
  • Kerstin BYSTRICKY
  • Thomas CLOUAIRE
  • Jean-Marc DEVAUD
  • 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.




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

Thank you all for coming and participating! It was really a pleasure to meet you. We hope all that you will have a good time at CBI!

Special thanks for the second year PhD students from CBI who have prepared this exciting day (BRAVO!)




The CBI – Centre for Integrative Biology 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 2018. We welcome applicants from any country that hold a Master’s degree or equivalent (5 years of higher education) obtained by September 2018 (detailed description of the program here ). Call will open in June 2018.

  • Deadline for dossiers deposition - 31st of July 2018
  • Interviews - 5th of September 2018
  • Outcome of the selection process - during September 2018
  • PhD start -  1st of October 2018

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...


"Researchers without borders »  PROGRAM

11 & 12 December 2017

CIUP Fondation Biermans Lapotre (RER B « Cité Universitaire »)

Registration deadline: 4 décembre 2017 (limited)  REGISTRATION

Vous envisagez de partir à l‘étranger pendant ou après votre doctorat ? Dans le cadre d’un postdoc ou d’un poste en entreprise ? Vous vous interrogez sur les financements possibles, les employeurs potentiels, le processus de recrutement, les codes professionnels du pays ciblé ? Ces journées sont faites pour vous !

Objectifs :

  • - connaître le paysage de la recherche en Europe, permettant d’explorer le marché de l’emploi européen pour les docteurs
  • - connaître les programmes de financement pour un séjour de recherche à l’étranger
  • - comprendre le processus de recrutement et connaître les attentes des recruteurs du secteur privé au niveau européen
  • - comprendre l’impact d’une expérience européenne pour la carrière
  • - s’informer et développer son réseau pour concrétiser son projet de mobilité européenne
  • - connaître les initiatives facilitant la mobilité européenne (reconnaissance des diplômes étrangers, retraite, couples à double carrière, retour de mobilité).



Following Stockholm in 2004, Munich in 2006, Barcelona in 2008, Turin in 2010, Dublin in 2012, Copenhagen in 2014 and Manchester in 2016, the city of Toulouse has been chosen to host for the first time in France this unique European event, which will take place from 9th to 14th July 2018. Hosting of ESOF brings to Toulouse the designation of "European City of Science".

Programme and registration will be displayed soon at EUROSCIENCE OPEN FORUM. Be a part of this internatinal and interdisciplinary event!


Save the date:

January/February 2018 - The 1st year CBI PhD Day - presentation of your thesis projects to CBI memebers.

Mars 2018 - CBI PhD program General Assembly.


 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!








Université Paul Sabatier
118 Route de Narbonne

31062 TOULOUSE Cedex

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