Imagine opens its doors for Heritage Day

On the occasion of the European Heritage Days, the Institut Imagine opens its doors to the public on Saturday, September 18 from 2:00 pm to 5:45 pm, in person and remotely. Discover the program of activities.

Published on 07.09.2021

Imagine Institute

DNA, chromosomes, genes... all these elements are part of our genetic heritage. Do you want to dive into the heart of DNA, understand how it works and discover the world of research? Meet our researchers on Saturday 18 September.

In an architecture designed by Bernard Valéro and Jean Nouvel on the campus of the Necker-Enfants malades AP-HP hospital, Institut Imagine is the first European center for research and care on genetic diseases. It brings together 1,000 of the best doctors, researchers and healthcare personnel. Come and discover this synergy-creating architecture, which enables discoveries to be made for the benefit of patients in close proximity to them.

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2:00-2:45 p.m.: Virtual tour of the Institute.

Prof. Stanislas Lyonnet, Director of the Institut Imagine, will guide you through the Institute, on the path from consultation to research. 

15:00-15:45: Conference "Imagine, an architecture at the service of research"

Led by Bernard Valéro, architect Institut Imagine, and researchers from Institut Imagine

16h-16h45: Tours of the Institute

Accompanied by researchers, walk through the Institute and its laboratories. 

17h-17h45 : Tours of the Institute

Accompanied by researchers, take a tour of the Institute and its laboratories. 

From 14h to 17h45 : Exhibition " Genetic heritage, all human, all different "


Mandatory online registration

Limited in-person seating for the conference and guided tours. Admission subject to presentation of a health pass