March 9, 2023
i-Bio is opening a call for 3 post-doctoral fellowships for a duration of 12 to 16 months. The post-doctoral projects should be presented by two teams and address a biological question by integrating conceptual and methodological approaches from other scientific disciplines (computer sciences, chemistry, engineering, mathematics and physics).

Application deadline April 17, 2023. Click here

February 3, 2023
Call for application: Summer school « Advanced Computational Analysis for Behavioral and Neurophysiological Recordings» – Banyuls-sur-Mer, August 6-12, 2023.
This summer school is open to PhD students and post-doctoral fellows in neurosciences who wish to integrate the latest computational methods in their research to analyze neurophysiological and/or behavioral data. 

The school is co-organized by i-Bio and SCAI.
Organizers: Volker Bormuth (IBPS), Stéphanie Daumas (IBPS), Georges Debrégeas (IBPS), Gilles Fischer (i-Bio, IBPS), Julien Fournier (IBPS), Xavier Fresquet (SCAI) Gabrielle Girardeau (IFM), Valérie Goguel (i-Bio, IBPS), Nora Roger (SCAI).
Application deadline April 15, 2023. 
More info here:

January 3, 2023
i-Bio is opening 4 positions for fully funded 4-year research programs comprising one year of pre-doctoral rotation followed by a 3-year PhD contract to work at the interface between biology and other scientific disciplines. 
Application deadline March 16, 2023. Click here

November 8, 2022
The 2023 call for interdisciplinary collaborative projects is open. Project proposals must be returned by mail (sciences-ibio@sorbonne-universite.frbefore January 5, 2023 at 6 p.m. Please use the form downloadable here

September 20, 2022
The 2023 call for Lab Rotation and PhD projects is open to all IBPS and IFM members holding an HDR. To apply, send your pdf file to before November 16, 2022 at 4 p.m.

June 1st, 2022
Mini-symposium SENESCENCE : From fundamental mechanisms to drug discovery
We are pleased to announce this mini-symposium on June 24 from 9:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Pierre et Marie Curie campus of Sorbonne University (metro Jussieu), focusing on Senescence. This mini-symposium, organized by the i-Bio Initiative, will provide a large view of the multifaceted roles of cellular senescence in biological processes and diseases following an interdisciplinary perspective, in line with the i-Bio spirit.The presentations will be accessible to a broad audience.
Registration is mandatory – limited seats. Registration Link here
Find more information in the attached program

Discover the program

June 1st, 2022
The i-Bio annual meeting for the year 2021-2022 will be held on June 1st at the IBPS. Our various actions will be presented, among others through scientific presentations of some of the multidisciplinary projects supported by i-Bio.
This event will end with a discussion on the future prospects of i-Bio before meeting around a buffet.
Discover the program

May 19, 2022
Discover the results of the Pre-Doc + PhD Program auditions
Main List :
Tied for 1st – ALMEIDA Tulio
Tied for 1st – NETTI Roberto
Tied for 1st – OLLIVIER Emma
Tied for 1st – VASILJEVIC Olga

Complementary list :
5 – ORTIZ Nicole
6 – LAKHAL Fadma
7 – SZATKOWNIK Antoine
9 – RIVERA-RUGELES Ana Catalina
10 – DUDRAGNE Liébaut
11 – THEOLOGI Ourania

February 03, 2022

Call for application: Summer school « Artificial Intelligence for Biologists » – Banyuls-sur-Mer, July 25-29, 2022.
This summer school is open to PhD students and post-doctoral fellows in biology and bioinformatics who wish to integrate the latest artificial intelligence techniques in their research.
Organizers: Elodie Laine (executive chair, IBPS), Clément Carré (IBPS), Xavier Fresquet (SCAI), Valérie Goguel (i-Bio, IBPS), and Gilles Fischer (i-Bio, IBPS)

Application deadline April 15, 2022. 
More info here:

January 13, 2022
Pre-doc + PhD program
i-Bio is opening 4 positions for fully funded 4-year research programs comprising one year of pre-doctoral rotation followed by a 3-year PhD contract to work at the interface between biology and other scientific disciplines. Application deadline March 24, 2022.

November 12, 2021
A new group leader is supported by i-Bio
Mathieu Hautefeuille research focuses on the development of biomaterial and microfluidics-based technology towards microphysiological systems that aim at recapitulating all the natural properties of native tissues in high-fidelity in vitro models, for fundamental research and to develop diagnosis and therapeutic solutions in medicine.

October 12, 2021
Jeanne Trinquier, PhD student supported by i-Bio, published her first paper on her thesis work in the journal Nature Communications. The authors propose a new and very efficient computer modeling approach called “generative” which allows to design artificial protein sequences statistically equivalent to natural sequences, a feature of great interest in the field of protein design.
Article: Efficient generative modeling of protein sequences using simple autoregressive models. Jeanne Trinquier, Guido Uguzzoni, Andrea Pagnani, Francesco Zamponi & Martin Weigt, Nature Communications, 4 octobre 2021 – DOI :
Press release: Vers une conception de nouvelles protéines par apprentissage statistique

September 29, 2021
Portrait of 2021 Doctoral Students:

September 20, 2021
The 2022 call for Lab Rotation and PhD projects is open.

July 1st, 2021
i-Bio has a new director:
Gilles Fischer (Director of Research, CNRS), head of the “Biology of Genomes” laboratory (UMR 7238, Computational and Quantitative Biology, IBPS)

May 5, 2021
Mini-symposium: AI and data science for biology

June 23 from 9:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Pierre et Marie Curie campus.
Participation is free, but for the organization, please register with this form:
Organized by Martin Weigt and Jeanne Trinquier
Program and more informations:

April 30, 2021
i-Bio, for interdisciplinary research in biology: a retrospective of the first 18 months and perspectives

i-Bio invites you to a 2-hour meeting  on Tuesday June 1, at 2pm, by video. On the menu, the outcome of the first 18 months of i-Bio existence and its future prospects.
With the participation of researchers supported by i-Bio: the 4 PhD students recruited in 2020, a team leader who will join IBPS in 2021, the PI of one of the interdisciplinary projects supported by i-Bio, the organizers of an upcoming scientific conference.
Beautiful science in perspective and discussion on the future of i-Bio! (ID of the meeting: 833 6372 2803, Password: 052135)

April 13, 2021
Video-Interviews of Catherine Jessus, Director of the i-Bio Initiative, and Mazzarine Dotou, PhD student recruited by i-Bio in 2020

November 10, 2020
Multidisciplinary research: interview with Catherine Jessus, coordinator of the i-Bio initiative: