Common services

UMR 7242 Biotechnology and Cell Signalling has administrative and common services to support its research effort.

Administrative and Financial Department

The administrative and financial department manages research contracts, staff recruitment, administrative formalities and purchases.


The communication department defines unit's overall communication strategy. It organizes scientific and public events, implements communication actions towards institutions and public audiences in order to ensure the promotion of the unit image.

Dishwashing, sterilisation and laundry service

The service ensures the washing and sterilization operations, as well as the preparation of culture media.

Logistics and maintenance

The logistics and maintenance unit is charge of operating technical installations and the layout of research laboratories.

Hygiene and safety

The health and safety committee ensures the maintenance of good laboratory practices regarding hygiene and safety. It edits safety rules, ensures compliance with instructions, manages monitoring of chemical and biological waste in accordance with regulations, and ensures contact with university health department.

Radioelements manipulation

Persons in charge of protection against radiation (PCRs) advise users authorized to handle radioelements. They ensure training of new users regarding handling radioelements, and waste rules.


The laboratorie “training” officers link the research unit and regional training office of CNRS. They collect individual and collective training needs, disseminate training offers and participate to the development, implementation and monitoring of the Unit Training Plan (UTP).