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Institut de génomique fonctionnelle de Lyon

We are a research unit jointly managed by the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, the CNRS and the Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, as well has being affiliated to INRA. We are interested in functional genomics, that is to say in the way living organisms function, develop and evolve, and how their genomes control these fundamental processes and allow them to adapt to their environment. More...


  • 12 teams
  • 120 members
  • 15 nationalities
  • 3200
  • 3 ERC
  • 2 ATIP
  • 1 start-up

In the news

  • We are excited to welcome the IGFL's newest team lead by Hugo Aguilaniu. He has obtained an ERC grant, and has been awarded by CNRS this year. He will join us on March 24th with his ’international’ team.
  • Maria Elena Martino from F. Leulier' team has obtained a Marie Curie Individual Fellowship. See her project here...



  • S.Merabet and colleagues has shown in eLife paper that Hox-TALE network is conserved between Cnidaria and Bilateria. More here...
  • Using  a uncommon animal model M.Averof has studied limb regeneration.  Results are in Science; more here...

Qu'est ce que la génomique fonctionnelle

La génomique fonctionnelle est une approche scientifique qui étudie le rôle du génome, constitué de l'ADN, dans les processus biologiques
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The teams

The IGFL brings together in one institute high-level scientists from different backgrounds organized in 11 teams.


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