The secretary has an important role maintaining a record of all internal and external StaPa meetings helping to avoid redundancy about who is in charge of what, when, etc. She/he has a global vision of the StaPa activities undertaken and can find time to help with various activities if they feel like it! There is no […]


The president is important to set the tone of StaPa each year within the bureau and the committee on campus. The president is at the forefront of relations with Pasteur administration and other official entities. She/he makes sure that the StaPa activities are carried out according to plan and that the budget is controlled. Of course, the president is […]

StaPa Workshops

The StaPa workshops are a series of meetings emphasizing interaction and exchange of information among specialists, focusing on skills development in a particular field or theme.  


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Pizza parties

A few times per year, StaPa organizes parties known as pizza parties for the endless flow of pizza provided. And with the pizza, comes beers, wine and cocktails. Sometimes themed, the parties will last longer than usual beer hours, up to 11 p.m. Feel free to give us ideas of themes and help us in […]

Sport events

Once in a while, Stapa organizes sport events together with associations from other parisian institutes. Freeing your mind from labwork, you will also meet young scientists from other institutes. In the previous years, we organised laser tag and basketball events. Stay tuned to the Stapa mailing list, and feel free to suggest / push the […]

Vice President

The vice-president’ roles might seem vague but they are extremely important. Besides supporting the president and saving her/him from drowning, she/he usually takes part in the organisation of the main activities and makes sure that everything goes well. There is no restriction to one vice-president’, the important point is that she/he will push the association forward and […]

Ski trip

Every year, Stapa organizes a ski trip to the French Alps over a week-end. Besides the pure and simple pleasure of skiing / snowboarding down nice slopes, this trip is a great opportunity to bond with your fellow young researchers at Institut Pasteur.  

Poster and pizza sessions

Every now and then, StaPa organizes a poster and pizza session on campus, to provide the opportunity to young researchers to interact scientifically in a friendly and casual atmosphere. This is a great occasion to meet new people, train at presenting and receiving feedback from researchers in all sorts of fields and yield new ideas and projects across campus.

Integration days

 Twice a year, Stapa organizes integration days in Paris area. This is good for newcomers as well as oldtimers to meet. It is usually on a Saturday in November and July. We previously went to: Provins, Fontainebleau, paintball, treetop adventure course, Parc Asterix, DisneyLand, Koezio (agility/speed/enigma/teambuilding), rafting/kayaking and artificial wave surfing, Hint Hunt escape game… we […]