NeuroPSI teams

Cortical mechanism of vision; Oscillations in claustro-cortical networks; homeostatic synaptic plasticity.

Neuronal Circuits & Motor Control

Julien BOUVIER – ICN

Anatomic and functional organization of motor neuronal circuits of the brainstem and the spinal cord ; control of locomotion, posture and orienting movements.

Acoustic Communications

Isabelle CHARRIER – CNN

Vocal communication processes of animal in their natural environment; from communication network to production modelling and communication strategies.

Cephalic neural crest connectome and signals: synergies for brain development.

Astrocytes and Cognition

Glenn DALLERAC – CNN

Neuro-glial interactions in physiological processes underlying behaviour & cognition.

Neuroinformatics

Andrew DAVISON – ICN

Neuroinformatics tools for data-driven, collaborative, biologically-detailed modelling of neuronal networks.

Neural Code & Auditory Perception

Catherine DEL NEGRO & Jean-Marc EDELINE – ICN

Temporal spike patterns allow the discrimination and categorization of communication sounds – High-order auditory neurons are sensitive to sound sequences at different time scales.

Computational Neuroscience

Alain DESTEXHE – ICN

Modeling and analysis of brain states, such as the wake-sleep cycle, anesthesia and pathological states (epilepsy, sczhizophrenia), as well as sensory responses.

Memory, Emotion & Time

Valérie DOYERE – CNN

Expecting an emotional event: Neural networks connected to the amygdala.

Neurobiology of Decision Making

Sylvie GRANON – CNN

Neural and neurochemical bases of individual social and non social decision strategies in mice: pathological and non pathological shaping of behavior.

Neural Circuits & Behavior

Tihana JOVANIC – CNN

Neural circuits mechanisms underlying decisions and action sequences and their modulation by the context and internal state.

NeuroInfection & Immunity

Jean-Pierre LEVRAUD – DECS

Innate immunity and the brain : protective and deleterious impact of neuroinflammation.

Functional Brain Imaging & Behavior

Jean-René MARTIN – CNN

Longevity, ageing and neurodegeneration related to the snoRNA-jouvence – In-vivo functional brain imaging using bioluminescence.

Molecular mechanisms underlying retinal development and regeneration in Xenopus and mice – Cell therapy, gene therapy & neuroprotection.

Evo-Devo of brain and sensory organs; Evolutionary and behavioral Neurogenetics.

Molecular Genetics of Circadian Rhythms

François ROUYER – CNN

Cellular and molecular basis of the sleep-wake behavior and its regulation by light.

Molecular and cellular mechanisms involved in brain repair.

Tactile feature encoding in the somatosensory cortex and its role in motor control.

Molecular and cellular mechanisms implicated in the onset of hypothalamic inflammation and insulin resistance.

Pathophysiological mechanisms of neurodevelopmental and neurodegenerative diseases.

Neurogenetics of Drosophila

Daniel VASILIAUSKAS – DECS

Natural genetic variation of Rhodopsin expression; Specification and maintenance of Rhodopsin expression patterns.

Evolution and plasticity of dopamine systems and executive functions.