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BioImaging (BIM)

F. Cloppet C. Oppenheim E. Angelini
Université Paris Descartes
Université Paris Descartes
Telecom ParisTech
Bioimaging is an exciting and growing field overlapping the interfaces of engineering, mathematics and computer sciences, as well as chemistry, physics, life sciences, and medecine. The main goal of bioimaging is to improve human health by using imaging modalities to advance diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of human diseases.

The BIM track offers high-level interdisciplinary education and training supported by the complementary skills of ParisDescartes and ParisTech. A large network of research laboratories provides students access to industrial and experimental imaging systems that utilize innovative technologies.

The BIM track is accessible to engineering and life-science students (medicine, pharmacology, biology, chemistry, biochemistry, physics) preparing for career paths in academic research or industrial R&D environments. It relies on close collaboration between Paris-Descartes and several ParisTech engineering schools (Telecom, ENSTA, Mines, Arts et Métiers, lOGS, ESPCI, Polytechnique, Chimie.) The BIM curriculum consists of fifteen courses (UE) at the M2 level that are organized, taught, and overseen by faculty members expert in the appropriate fields.

Course Selection: during the M2 year, students select two 6-ECTS courses (UE) from a core syllabus, two 3-ECTS UE from their subtrack (IMH or IMP), and one 6-ECTS or two 3-ECTS additional UE(s) in one of the subtracks or in the common core, or even in another track. The set of each student's elective courses is determined according to his/her professional objectives and approved by their track advisor.


PDF of the BIM courses details.

PDF of the BIM Contract of Study to fill, sign, scan and email to your subtrack chairs.

PDF of the schedule for 2016-2017.


Two subtracks are proposed:
Internship: The 5-month internship can be performed in any academic or industrial laboratory, pending approval from the track advisor. A list of  research labs involved in BIM teaching is available here.


Semester 3 Semester 4
UE 3.0 Seminars & conferences UE 4.0 Ethical aspects of bioengineering
UE 3.1 Interdisciplinary seminar UE 4.1 Economical & industrial aspects
UE 3.2 Optical imaging - level I UE 4.2 Lab training, research internship
UE 3.3 Medical image analysis - level 1  
UE 3.4 Diagnostic imaging (merged with MIA2)
UE 3.5 Chemistry for imaging
UE 3.6 Physics and Technology of medical imaging
UE 3.7a Molecular chemistry for imaging
UE 3.7b Optical Imaging, Level II - Advanced Optical Methods for Neurosciences
UE 3.8a Advanced Biology for imaging
UE 3.9a Molecular Imaging
UE 3.10a Functional and Metabolic Imaging
UE 3.10b Medical image Analysis level II
UE 3.11b Advanced Modeling and Analysis of NeuroImaging Data


Arts et Métiers ParisTech
Université Paris Descartes
Master BME Paris