Labex CEBA – Center for the study of biodiversity in Amazonia


Understanding why so many organisms are present in tropical ecosystems is a major scientific challenge.
The Laboratoire of excellence CEBA (Center for the study of biodiversity in Amazonia) promotes innovation in research on tropical biodiversity. It brings together a network of internationally-recognized French research teams, contributes to university education, and encourages scientific collaboration with South American countries.

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Call for 2016 CEBA PhD scholarships

The call for proposals for CEBA thesis 2016 has been launched and will be open until 7th April 2016 .   Every year the LabEx CEBA offers funding or co-funding for PhD scolarships. For t2016, 3 PhD grants are offered … Continued

New scientific mission on Mount Itoupé in French Guiana.

Mount Itoupé, a summit of more than 800m high and located southeast of Saül, received a team from the Parc Amazonien de Guyane (PAG), and scientists from the Entomological Society of Antilles – Guyane (SEAG) and Labex CEBA. The expedition, … Continued

Annual call for CEBA projects 2016

The 2016 call for CEBA annual projects is open.   The CEBA launches every year a call for projects to promote research on biodiversity in French Guiana. All projects are evaluated by the Scientific Board and external experts. The text … Continued

New composition of the Scientific Advisory Board

The Scientific Advisory Board of the Labex CEBA is appointed for a period of 3 years. At the end of this period, there is a change in the composition of the committee. It is now composed of the following scientists: … Continued

The emergence of the Amazonian biodiversity

The origin of Amazonian biodiversity is addressed in an article published in October 2015 in the review Science. Lizzie Wade, the author, speaks of the Amazon’s biological richness and the various theories related to its emergence. What gave rise to … Continued

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