GRAL (Grenoble Alliance for Integrated Structural Cell Biology) 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 extented for 10 years until 2028 through the Chemistry, Biology and Health Graduate School of Université Grenoble Alpes.
GRAL has 4 main objectives:
1. Support outstanding research projects in the field of integrated structural biology
2. Support outstanding training and education activites in integrated structural biology thanks to a unique and stimulating environment
3. Encourage and favour partnership and technology transfer
4. Create a scientific community, gathered under a common and strong GRAL identity