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Summer schools in Angers

Separated by coma


3rd July - 10th July
1 week - 30 hours - 3 ECTS delivered

This research program will show students the links between fundamental sciences and clinical research.

International researchers from different universities will interact on selected topics:

From gene to clinical application

Beyond genes: epigenetics and environment

From chemistry to clinical trials

Informatics and medicine

From microorganisms to medical microbiology

Workshops and visits

Visits of international research institutes

This program is an opportunity to attend practical and interactive classes. Several workshops are therefore organized, among them :

  • Research in the academic versus industrial setting
  • Medical Informatics
  • Experimental surgery, including hands-on activities at the simulation center


  • Embryo/Pluripotency/Epigenetics
  • Fetal programming                               
  • Nanomedicine
  • Experimental surgery 
  • Medical Informatics / bioinformatics / metabolomics
  • Mitochondrial diseases
  • Fertility preservation
  • Physiology
  • Genetics and epigenetics of brain tumors
  • Research in microcirculation
  • Vaccination - blessing or curse
  • Cancer


The purpose is to give students the opportunity to be exposed to medical research in an academic environment and to facilitate their access to advanced degrees such as MD or Pharmacy/PhD programs. During the course they will:

  • Be exposed to research methods and state of the art medical technologies and devices in different medical fields.
  • Meet international researchers and interact with international students in an intercultural and interdisciplinary context.
  • In this program a total of 30 hours with:

Lectures from international researchers (45 minutes) followed by questions and answers sessions,

Workshops organized with small groups of students,

Oral presentations by students on selected topics,

Visits of research institutions.

Invited speakers

International speakers will take part in the program.

List of speakers