Objectives and Missions

The Who am I?-Exploring Identity project has been designed and developed as a large networking structure which ambitions...



The Who am I? project brings together biologists, physicists, mathematicians and social scientists to address a fundamental question...



The ambition of Who am I? is to create an inter-disciplinary environment to feed innovative research to catalyze the exchange of ideas...


Organization and Governance

The Executive Committee is the main decision structure of the labex: it defines and decides the scientific and financial strategies...


Top news

Who Am I? participates to the 'Exploring identity: lessons from genomes and epigenomes' meeting sponsored by Abcam. This one-day meeting will explore how genome organization and epigenome function contribute to regulation of gene expression and cellular identities. It will be held in Paris (Université Paris Diderot). 


  • 2018-2019 Who Am I? call for Transition Post-Doc Open or Close

    The laboratory of excellence Who Am I? aims at promoting new interdisciplinary research projects on themes related to identity and its determinants. The 2017-2018 call for Transition Post-Doc project is new open! Who Am I? Transition Post-Doc program aims at financing a transition phase between the end of the PhD and the start of a post-doc in a different laboratory. Funding will be provided to PhD awarded researcher to complete their thesis project and publication in their PhD laboratory.

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  • 2018 Who Am I? call for Post-Doc Open or Close

    The Who Am I? transdisciplinary Mentoring Program aims at financing innovative and cross-disciplinary post-doctoral project focusing on the identity question and specifically on the Who Am I? scientific axis (1-maintenance and integrity, 2-establishment and transmission, 3-evolution, 4-environement and perception and 5-loss of identity). The 2018 call is now open!

    To be eligible, the submitted proposals should enter one of the 3 three following categories: 

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  • Who Am I? 2017 Meeting - December 11, 2017 Open or Close

    Save the date! The 2017 meeting of Laboratory of Excellence Who am I?-Exploring Identity, from molecules to individuals- will be held on December 11, 2017, at the Amphitheatre Buffon (Paris Diderot University). The program of this meeting includes presentations of the collaborative projects financed within the labex Who Am I?.

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  • France-Japan Epigenetics Workshop, 6-8 November, 2017 Open or Close

    Who Am I? co-sponsors the France-Japan Epigenetics Workshop 2017 held in Paris, on 6-8 November, 2017. This 3 day's workshop explores the diverse ways through which DNA methylation,

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  • RCPG-Physio-Med annual meeting, 8-10 November 2017 Open or Close

    Who Am I? co-sponsors the 6th annual meeting of the Groupement de Recherche GDR3545 on G protein-coupled receptors – from physiology to drugs, gathering the French community interested in G protein-coupled receptors.

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