Contact & Infos
Prof. Barbara Demeneix
+ 33 1 40 79 36 07
Ms. Joanne Burden
Switchbox Project Manager
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Successive ages of man :
CNRS scientist, born in 1921
HomepageHomeostasis, the ability to dynamically adapt to environmental challenge whilst maintaining the composition of the ‘milieu intérieur’ within certain limits, is central to healthy lifespan. All aspects of mental and physical health are critically dependent upon appropriate reception, processing and integration of internal and external signals and the capacity to mount adaptive responses.
The overall objective of Switchbox is to exploit better knowledge of homeostatic mechanisms to facilitate maintenance of health from early life through to aging. (more...)
Vacancies / Job Opportunities
Partner 1 is seeking to hire a post doc.
An experienced researcher in Integrated Biology is sought in the context of Switchbox focusing on the central control of metabolism. The candidate will be experienced in RNAseq and transcriptomics, animal experimentation (rodents, in particular in metabolic studies) and / or bioinformatics.
News & Events
On Saturday 18 October 2014 the Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) organized a day for former participants of the Switchbox study.
All the Switchbox participants (135 people!) were invited and 84 were able to come to Leiden to attend this event.
This work is supported by the EC within the 7th framework programme under grant agreement no. Health-F2-2010-259772
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