the Biological Resources Center of the Jérôme Lejeune Institute

Specialised in intellectual disabilities of genetic origin


Publications citing BioJeL (since 2008)


Collaborative projects (since 2008)

A biobank specialised in genetic mental disabilities

  • Close to the clinical consultation of the Jérôme Lejeune Institute
  • NF S96-900 standard quality criteria
  • 4 samples collections: Trisomy 21, other mental disabilities, unknown etiology mental disabilities and controls
  • More than 20 000 biological resources: DNA, plasma, blood cell lines and fibroblasts
  • At the heart of collaborations in France and worldwide
COLIBRI – Launch of iPSCs generation  The research project Colibri aims to characterize and follow monozygotic twins, one with Down syndrome and one without. This ...
Breast cancer and trisomy 21: a new publication for the Jérôme Lejeune Institute A study on the link between breast cancer and trisomy 21, conducted ...
Methylomic profiling in trisomy 21 identifies cognition- and Alzheimer’s disease-related dysregulation A study on DNA methylation at the genome level has just been carried out ...