Genie has an idea

Genie has an idea
By Elina ZUEVA

A story about the genome

The Genome Kingdom consists of a single street, DNA Street. The Gene family lives there peacefully when one day, a bad Transposon wants to settle there. To make room for himself, he wants to destroy homes. Fortunately, Genie has an idea.


The author: Elina ZUEVA

Elina Zueva, researcher at the Institut Curie’s immunotherapy center, focuses on regulatory signals, encoded by elements that can be transposed into immune cells.


The ʺCurious mindsʺ series

Inviting the youngest to discover scientific knowledge by favouring a simple and fun approach

Produced in partnership with Institut Curie | Association Actine, Fondation Ipsen and Editions du Buveur d’Encre, the albums of the collection “Curious minds” are written by biologists.

The illustrations are based on scientific observations and a glossary with a series of games at the end of the book helps understanding.

Sales revenue is reinvested in the development of the collection. The books are available at your usual bookseller or on the Actine association’s website.


Age: from 4 years old

Pagination: 32 pages

Size: 210 x 210 mm

Binding: Hardback

Language: French

Publication: December 2019

Price: 8,90 €

ISBN: 978-2-914686-93-8