Facts and figures

The Center for Molecular Biology is a Research Unit of the National Center for Scientific Research, affiliated with the University of Orleans.

Type : intramural CNRS laboratory (Unité Propre de Recherche, fully funded and managed by the CNRS)

Laboratory code : UPR 4301

Founding date : 1er janvier 1967

Research areas : Biology, Chemistry, Physico-chemistry, Biophysic, Exobiology

Primary research institute : Chemistry

Secondary research institute: Biological sciences

Regional CNRS office : Centre Limousin Poitou-Charentes (DR08)

contracted with the University of Orléans 

Located within Orléans Grand Campus

Poster of the laboratory


Premises : surface area of the laboratory: 6 300 m² located on the CNRS campus in Orléans-La Source


Staff  (septembre 2018) : 

  • 86 members (25 CNRS researchers, 3 Inserm, 19 Lecturers, 39 engineers and technicians CNRS)
  • employees under temporary contracts: 17
  • PhD students: 24
  • Emeritus Researchers : 2