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SPS - Saclay Plant Sciences

9 PhDs and 10 post-docs funded through the Research Open Call of the SPS LabEx


This year was the last edition of the SPS Research Open Call. This call, which aimed at financing PhD and 2-year post-doc projects, has funded a total of 19 projects during six sessions (2012-2017) for a total budget of 2.5 million euros.

3 out of the 9 SPS-funded PhD students have already defended their thesis: Camille Chardin and Sara Carneiro-Martins are now post-doctoral researchers at the Institute of Molecular Biology in Taipei (Taiwan) and the CRAG (Centre for Research in Agricultural Genomics) in Barcelona (Spain), respectively. Fathi Berrabah obtained a position of lecturer at the University of Djelfa (Algeria).

As for the post-docs funded by the LabEx, it is to be noted that one of them, Maria-Victoria Gomez Roldan, has been recruited by the CNRS and is now a CR2 at IPS2.

In total, these 19 projects represent to date:

- 17 publications,

- More than 20 talks or posters in conferences,

- 1 patent and 1 INRA declaration of invention.


Here is a summary of each of the funded projects.