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The primary objective of the Institute of Pharmacology and Structural Biology, headed by Jean Philippe GIRARD, is the identification and characterization of novel therapeutic targets in the fields of Cancer and Infectious Diseases.

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28 September 2016

Recruitment: Group leader in Tuberculosis and other Bacterial Respiratory Infections

The IPBS is a leading research center of the CNRS and the University (...) Read more

19 September 2016

Ku at single-ended DNA breaks: remain or break-exit?

Several current anticancer treatments kill cancer cells by inducing (...) Read more

19 September 2016

Post-doctoral position in Molecular Biology of B lymphocytes

A post-doctoral position is available in the “Genetic instability and (...) Read more

23 May 2016

Obesity and Cancer: How small vesicles from fat cells can have a big impact on tumor progression

Obesity is, among other complications, associated with the occurrence (...) Read more


To be noted

10/11/2016 - Prestige Conference "Structure and Dynamics of biological membranes"

The Structural Biology & Biophysics Department of the Institute of Pharmacology and (...)

15/11/2016 - First edition of the IPBS PhD students Symposium

The first IPBS Students Symposium will be held on November 15th 2016 in the auditorium Fernand (...)

18/11/2016 - 1er Symposium of the CMT "Macrophage Diversity in Health and Diseases"

The first symposium organized by the Macrophage Club of Toulouse will be held at the Faculty of (...)

Press Releases

12 January 2016

Why prostate cancer is more aggressive in obese patients

Obesity has direct consequences on health and is associated with the (...)

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20 October 2015

A new target to fight tuberculosis: a population of immune cells favourable to the resilience of the bacillus

Tuberculosis : An international study conducted by the teams of Drs. (...)

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22 September 2015

How does the kappa opioid receptor recognize its endogenous neuropeptide?

The human kappa opioid receptor (KOR) is implicated in addiction, (...)

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8 September 2015

New clues in the understanding of the DNA repair pathway choice in cells

In response to DNA damage, the choice made by the cells between DNA (...)

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