ChromDesign – Training the next generation of researchers


Carla Molins, Francesc Ribot, Laura Clèries


Centre Regulació Genòmica, Københavns Universitet, Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research Foundation, Helmholtz Zentrum München Deutches Forschungszentrum für Gesundheit und Umwelt GMBH, Institut Curie, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique CNRS, Istituto Europeo di Oncologia SRL & Diagenode


Marie Skłodowska-Curie

ChromDesign is an innovative and interdisciplinary network of 10 European academic and private institutions that will characterize how 3D chromatin organization affects gene regulation during cellular differentiation and in several human disorders. We will train 13 Early Stage Researchers (ESR), equipping them with the skills, knowledge, expertise, and enthusiasm necessary to develop successful future careers in the biomedical field (in academia or the private sector).

Together with European experts in chromatin biology, 3D genomics, and research design, these ESRs will work towards the goal of identifying novel alterations in chromatin topology responsible for cellular malfunctions. Our PhD candidate will work in understanding how design can be a research method to extract new information, as well as using design to communicate scientific complex knowledge to society.


  • Transdisciplinary science communication training.
  • Semiotic analysis.