The Coulon lab is a new research group affiliated with two units at Institut Curie:

  • the Nuclear Dynamics unit (UMR3664)
  • the Physical Chemistry unit (UMR168)

Funding & affiliations

Our team is supported by an ERC Starting Grant (H2020), an ATIP-Avenir grant (CNRS and Inserm, co-funded by the Plan Cancer of the French National Cancer Institute), ANR (French National Research Agency) the Fondation ARC and the COFUND program (Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions) of the European Union. We are affiliated with and supported by Institut CurieCNRS (National Center for Scientific Research), the Labex DEEP and CelTisPhyBio ('Investissements d’Avenir' program), PSL Research University and Sorbonne University.

Our group is part of the LifeTime initiative, the EpiGene2Sys international network and the 'GdR ADN', 'GdR ImaBio' and 'GdR AQV' national network.

We are affiliated to the doctoral school ED515 "Life Science Complexity".


We are located in the historical campus of the Institut Curie (where Marie and Pierre Curie used to work), in central Paris, France, on the montagne Sainte Geneviève, in the latin district (see map). In this area, we benefit from a vibrant interdisciplinary academic environment with institutions including ENS (École Normale Supérieure), ESPCI, Institut Poincarré, Collège de France ...