The Institut de Génomique Fonctionnelle de Lyon (IGFL) is a unique scientific environment where teams address basic research questions at the interfaces of evolution, physiology and development, using functional genomics, bioinformatics, genetics, imaging, and comparative approaches. The institute houses diverse conventional and emerging animal models, with a focus on integrative, organism-level research. The environment fosters rich intellectual exchanges and collaborations, supported by excellent facilities/services on campus. The IGFL is part of the vibrant research community of the École Normale Supérieure (ENS) de Lyon encouraging interdisciplinary collaborations with neighboring institutes on campus. The institute is international and the working language is English.