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Laboratory of Systems & Synthetic Biology (LISSB)
Temporally and spatially organized cell fate transitions are at the basis of the genesis of multicellular organisms and alterations from this body plan can generate pathologies. One such process is neurogenesis, a highly complex event implicating a variety of regulatory signals, which in a multicellular organization context (80-90 billions of neurons interconnected by several trillions of interconnections) gives rise to one of the most complex organs retrieved in higher organisms: the brain.
CEA is a French government-funded technological research organisation in four main areas: low-carbon energies, defense and security, information technologies and health technologies. A prominent player in the European Research Area, it is involved in setting up collaborative projects with many partners around the world.