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Structural Biology Platform

Université d’Evry-Val-d’Essonne Bâtiment Maupertuis Rue du Père Jarlan
91025 Evry – France
Phone : +33 1 69 47 03 23
Email :

Director : PASTRE David
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Host :

Laboratoire Structure et Activité des Biomolécules Normales et Pathologiques (SABNP)

#Technological Platform #Cell Biology – Microscopy #IT and Bioinformatics #Structural Biology / Chemical Analysis

  • NMR
  • 3D structures in solution
  • Modelization
  • Molecular dynamics
  • Drugs
  • Protein moieties
  • AFM
  • Molecular imaging



Field of activity

The platform has the equipment, infrastructure and expertise necessary for the structural study of cells and biomolecules such as :
NMR & spectrofluorimetry
Molecular modeling and dynamics
Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM)

NMR & spectrofluorimetry :

  • Structure, folding, stability and dynamics of proteins in solution.
  • Ligand/protein, protein/protein, protein/nucleic acid interactions.
  • Physiopathology of the microtubule cytoskeleton, cell cycle and neuron function.

Molecular modeling and dynamics

AFM (atomic force microscopy):

  • Nanometer-scale characterization of biomolecules and complexes.
  • Air or liquid media observations of single molecules (DNA or proteins).
  • DNA-ligand / protein-protein complexes and partner microtubules.

Partnership with Synsight, a company specialized in in silico molecular modeling, for drug design and molecule safety prediction.


  • 600 MHz NMR spectrometer equipped with a cryoprobe.
  • Molecular modeling and molecular dynamics software.
  • Spectrofluorometer with fluorescence polarization and temperature control (MD-5020, PTI).
  • 2 Nanoscope Multimode 8 and V9 atomic force microscopes (Bruker).



  • Marie-Jeanne Lai Cheong for the NMR & spectrofluorimetry
    Phone. : +33 1 69 47 76 36 –
  • Loïc Hamon for the AFM (atomic force microscopy)
    Phone : +33 1 69 47 01 79 ou
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With the support from
Région île de France