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)

Our group started early 2017. We are hiring → Join the lab!

Funding & affiliations

Our team recently got awarded an ERC Starting Grant (H2020). We are also supported by the ATIP-Avenir grant (CNRS and Inserm), co-funded by the Plan Cancer (French National Cancer Institute), as well as by the Fondation ARC and the PSL University. The

Our research units are affiliated with CNRS (National Center for Scientific Research), PSL Research University and Univ. Pierre & Marie Curie (UPMC, Sorbonne University). Our group is part of the Labex DEEP and the Labex CelTisPhyBio, as well as the EpiGeneSys international network and the 'GdR ADN' 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 ...