The Centre du Biologie du Developpement (CBD) is a joint CNRS-University Unit (UMR5547) located on the Paul Sabatier University campus. It is one of the founding members of the Federation “Center de Biologie Integrative” (CBI), which regroups five research units (http://cbi-toulouse.fr).

The CBD consists of 11 research groups, supported by numerous technical platforms and services, with a high technology imaging platform (http://cbi-toulouse.fr/eng/imagerie-microscope) and animal facilities for Drosophila, Mouse, Xenopus and Zebrafish.

It currently houses about approximately 110 people, including 41 researchers, 28 graduate students and post-doctoral fellows and 31 technicians and engineers. 7 faculty members are involved in teaching undergraduate Genetics, Developmental Biology, Cell Biology and Molecular Biology.

Research performed at the CBD has implications in many areas of human health, especially developmental pathologies, stem cell biology, cancer, neurological disorders, as well as tissue repair and regeneration. Thorough understanding of the development of living organisms will undoubtedly lead to novel therapies in the future.

The following 2 people working at the CDB are also members of the TMBI

Permanent Staff

  1. Patrick Blader DR2 INSERM
  2. Alice Davy DR2 CNRS