EMBO Practical course Metabolomics Bioinformatics in human health Organizers and Contact

Organizers and contact

Dr Reza Salek
Nutrition and Metabolism Section (NMB)
Biomarkers Group (BMA)

Contact: embo@iarc.fr

The training course will be held in the premises of the Agency:

International Agency for Research on Cancer / World Health Organization 
150, cours Albert Thomas, 69008, France
Telephone: 00 33 (0)4 72 73 84 85
The International Agency for Research on Cancer is easily accessible with public transport (3 minutes from the nearest underground, tramway and/or buses stations). IARC Visitor information.

About Lyon

Lyon has a history dating back over more than 20 centuries when it was established by the Roman Emperor Augustus as the capital city of the Gauls.  It rapidly became one of the major economic, military, religious and political centres in France over the following centuries. This international metropolis is also renowned as a place of medical and academic excellence, without forgetting its gastronomy, textile quality, and overall culture creating the reputation of which is known worldwide. More information on Lyon, 2019 European Smart Tourism Capital.

The Lyon-Saint-Exupéry international airport is situated southeast of Lyon’s city centre, approximately 25 kms away. The Rhônexpress tramway links the Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport to the central railway station of Lyon Part-Dieu in less than 30 minutes. More information on the Rhôneexpress and public transportation (TCL) in Lyon.


Participants and faculty will be accommodated in a Residence situated in a calm, residential area. It is located 15 minutes’ walk from the Agency and it is directly linked to the heart of Lyon by tramway and underground. All accommodation are fully equipped with kitchenette (ceramic hob, fridge, dishwasher), bathroom or shower room with toilet, free unlimited Wifi connection, TV and air-conditioning.