The 9th edition of the conference Young Researchers in Life Sciences (YRLS) will take place from 2 to 4 May 2018 at the Jourdan campus of the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Paris.

The program covers most fields of research in biology, giving the public the opportunity to meet colleagues from other specialties, and discover various topics, grouped into 8 sessions:

Wednesday, May 2

  • 9h00: opening of the conference
  • 10h00: session 1 – Immunology and infectious diseases
  • 11h30: poster session 1
  • 14h30: guest researcher – Dr Duncan ODOM
  • 15h30: session 2 – Genetics and epigenetics
  • 17h00: session 3 – Cancer biology
  • Evening networking

Thursday, May 3

  • 9h00: guest researcher – Dr Amriptal Mudher
  • 10h30: session 4 – Neuroscience and physiology
  • 11h30: poster session  2
  • 14h30: session 5 – Microbiology and host-pathogen interactions
  • 15h30: Round table, workshops, public meetings
  • 17h00: Cultural activities
  • Evening networking

Friday May 4th

  • 9h00: guest researcher – Pr Viola Vogel
  • 10h30: session 6 – Biochemistry and molecular biology
  • 11h30: poster session 3
  • 14h30: session 7 – Systems Biology and Bioinformatics / Biophysics and Biological Chemistry
  • 15h30: session 8 – Ecology, evolution and development
  • 17h00: closing of the conference
  • 17h30: Awards
  • 18h00: closing cocktail party

More information on the program by clicking here!



Registration is open to all young researchers in life sciences (master’s students, PhD students, post-docs), wishing to present their work in a friendly atmosphere.

Register now by clicking here!

  • Registration with presentation is open until February 23rd.
  • Registration without presentation will be open until March 15th.