The Grenoble Alliance for Integrated Structural & Cell Biology (GRAL)

is a consortium of 4 research institutes (BioSanté, IBS, LCBM, and LPCV).

GRAL’s priorities are to decipher and integrate knowledge on the structure and dynamics of biological molecules and their function in the cellular context, in space and time.

The integrated approaches to address biological questions at different scales of resolution, analyzing their dynamics and function in vitro and in vivo model systems, will provide important results for basic science and will open up new opportunities in health, environment, and biotechnologies.

About us

GRAL was selected for funding as a Laboratoire d’excellence (Labex) through the “Investissements d’avenir” programme of the French government in 2011. GRAL’s funding has been extended until 2028 through the Chemistry, Biology and Health Graduate School of Université Grenoble Alpes.

The project is at the interface between structural and cellular biology, and is multidisciplinary by nature. Its scientists, research staff, and students conduct forefront and innovative research in structural biology, cellular biology, integrative biology, plant biology, nanobiology, pathogenic-host interactions, cancer biology, molecular chemistry…

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GRAL PhD projects 2022-2025 (4th call)

GRAL PhD projects 2022-2025 (4th call)

In the framework of the Chemistry, Biology, Health Graduate School (CBH-EUR-GS) of Université Grenoble Alpes, CBH Graduate School, Arcane Labex, and GRAL Labex have launched a common call to fund PhD projects. A researcher can only apply to one of the 3 funding...

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Florian Chenavier

Florian Chenavier

Florian Chenavier works at the Institut de Biologie Structurale.     His project: Dynamic of influenza virus nucleocapsid assembly  Hi! I am from France, my name is Florian and I am a new GRAL PhD student at VRM/MEM groups at Institut de Biologie Structurale (IBS)...

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Hassan Hijazi

Hassan Hijazi

Hassan Hijazi works at the Laboratoire Biologie et Biotechnologie pour la Santé - BioSanté.     His project: Altered dynamics of acylations of histone H3 Lysine 27 (H3K27): a mechanism contributing to transcriptional dysregulation in Huntington’s disease?Hello...

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