Funding & Awards

Stress Response, regeneration & longevity

Eric RÖTTINGER, Research Director, DR2 CNRS

Core funding for the IRCAN is provided by the University Côte d'Azur, the CNRS and the INSERM


Current funding 


"In vivo single cell investigation of the concept of oncogene in embryonal neural tumors"

INCA PÉDIA-HRHG (2022-2023)


"Deciphering the gene regulatory network logic underlying whole-body regeneration"

ANR PRCI (2021-2024)


"Deciphering age-specific hallmarks and longevity of the sea anemone Nematostella vectensis"

CNRS INSB (2021-2022) 


"Pushing cell culture technologies towards new symbiotic cnidarian research perspectives"

Moore Foundation (2020-2022)


"Genomic complexity of the coral holobiont across the Pacific"

ANR PRC CORALGENE (2018-2022, PI: S. Planes)


"Establishing a new strategy to determine anti-aging compounds from marine origin"

Canceropôle PACA (2019), IDEX UCA Jedi (2019-2021), SATT Sud-Est (2021) & Fondation UCA (2020 - ...) 


"Cnidarian cell culture for biotechnological innovation and understanding cellular ageing in cnidarians"

SATT Sud-Est (2019), IDEX UCA Jedi (2021) & Private-public collaborations (2019-...). 


Selected past funding 

"lf we were to look at regeneration with a different eye" 

Advanced Research Program UCA (2020-2021)


"Understanding the redeployment of embryonic gene regulatory networks during regeneration"

ATIP-Avenir (Program of excellence) award via the Plan Cancer (2013-2017)

European Commission - FP7-CIG (2014-2017)

Fondation ARC pour la Recherche sur le Cancer - ARC (2014-2018)

La Ligue contre le Cancer (2014-2017)

Fondation pour la Recherche Médicale (2014-2018)

Ministry for Higher Education, Research & Innovation (2014-2017)


Postdocs, PhD and master students from the lab have obtained fellowships from local and national organisations, such as the French Ministry for Higher Education, Research & Innovation, the Initiative of Excellence - IDEX Jedi - from the Université Côte d'Azur, the Region SUD and INSERM the Fondation ARC pour la Recherche sur le Cancer (ARC), The Laboratoire d"excellence - LABEX SIGNALIFE - from the Université Côte d'Azur, the Fondation pour la Recherche Médicale (FRM), the La Ligue contre le Cancer and the Fondation pour la recherche sur la Biodiversité






Research teams