"Academic Research Career Opportunities in France" 2012 Workshop [fr]

The Office for Science and Technology at the Consulate General of France in Los Angeles and French Biobeach organized, on Wednesday, December 5th 2012, the “Academic Research Career Opportunities in France for Young Scientists” workshop for French and American postdoctoral researchers from South California wishing to work in France.

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Young French and American post-doctoral researchers during the workshop “Academic Research Career Opportunities in France for Young Scientists” on Wednesday, December 5th 2012, and Mr André Bordes, Honorary Consul of France in San Diego, giving the welcome address. (© French BioBeach 2012)

This workshop provided the postdoctoral researchers with the opportunity to gather practical and up-to-date information about the various research institutes and universities in France. Representatives from Inserm, Aviesan, CEA, CNRS, YEi and ANR took part in this event.

A QnA session, at the end of the morning conference, allowed all the participants to obtain further details about research opportunities in France. The French and American research systems were compared in order to highlight the assets of both countries in the field of scientific research.

Morning conference – Presentation of the various French research Institutes:

-  OST/French Universities – Dr Fabien Agenès
-  CEA – Mr Killien de Renty
-  ANR – Dr Michael Matlosz
-  CNRS – Dr Xavier Morise
-  INSERM/AVIESAN – Dr Mireille Guyader
-  YEi/RETIS – Ms Audrey Guazzone
-  INSERM/UCSD – Dr Eric Halgren

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Presentation of the various French research institutes during the morning conference. (© French BioBeach 2012)

Afternoon conference – Presentation of the postdoctoral researchers’ projects:

-  Dr Sandrine Rakotonarivo, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
-  Dr Julien Courchet, Scripps Research Institute
-  Dr Ricardo Pereira, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
-  Dr Claudia Bossen, UCSD
-  Dr Sharif Mohr, SAIC
-  Dr Andrea D’Osualdo, Sanford Burnham
-  Dr Celine Rocca, UCSD
-  Dr C.Daniel De Magalhaes Filho, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies
-  Dr Michael Matho, LIAI

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Talks given by the postdoctoral researchers about their projects during the afternoon conference. (© French BioBeach 2012)

The postdoctoral researchers and the representatives of the various French Institutes gathered for a lunch offered by the Office for Science and Technology at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, during which they were able to meet and to network.

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Lunch at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, offered by the Office for Science and Technology. (© French BioBeach 2012)


— Aurelie Perthuison


For more information about French research Institutes, please click on the following links:

-  ANR
-  AVIESAN
-  CEA
-  CNRS
-  INSERM

For more information about the YEi program, which supports researchers and entrepreneurs moving to France, please click here.

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Dernière modification : 07/05/2013

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