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University of Evry

Our University is one of four new universities created in 1991 as part of the development of higher education in the Ile-de-France and devolution Parisian universities.

Located in an expanding urban area, the university of Evry at its inception, was formed in multidisciplinary university and turned toward professionalizing teaching to meet the needs of its economic and social environment.

Recognized as a dynamic local business, promoting rapid integration into the workforce, the University of Evry has about 10,000 students and meets the needs of diverse audiences, registered both in initial and continuing training (22% of diplomas) .

Since September 2015, the University of Evry is one of excellence campus of the University Paris-Saclay.

The University is also an important center for research developing within 18 laboratories, three research programs and three graduate schools, major research programs, particularly around genomics, post-genomics and the environment in close collaboration with Genopole.

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Created in 1998 in Paris region, in Evry / Corbeil-Essonnes (Essonne), Genopole is a French pioneer biocluster dedicated to research in genomics, genetics and biotechnology.

Genopole bring together on the same site, in Evry / Corbeil-Essonnes, innovative high-tech companies in the life sciences, public and private research and academic training.

Genopole building entrance


Institute of Systems and Synthetic Biology (iSSB)

iSSB was created in 2008 on the foundations of the Epigenomics Project, a Genopole network with a nation-wide reach, dedicated to systems biology since 1999, and to synthetic biology (SynBio) since 2005. iSSB was the first laboratory dedicated to SynBio in Europe, together with IoSSB at Imperial College London. Today, it is still the sole French laboratory entirely dedicated to SynBio.

iSSB is the FRE3561 mixed research unit of Genopole, University of Évry-Val-d'Essonne, University Paris-Saclay and CNRS.

It includes four teams active in the fields of xeno-nucleic acids and synthetic genomics, and of synthetic biochemical circuits. Their acronyms are Xenome, MEGA, Synth-Bio and Bio-Retrosynth.


iSSB Building