Homeostasis, Perception and States (HOPES)
Thierry BAL – ICN
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.
Isabelle CHARRIER – CNN
Vocal communication processes of animal in their natural environment; from communication network to production modelling and communication strategies.
Development & Evolution of the Neural Crest (DENC)
Sophie CREUZET – DECS
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.
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.
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.
Stem Cells & Neurogenesis in the Retina (SCaNR)
Muriel PERRON – DECS
Molecular mechanisms underlying retinal development and regeneration in Xenopus and mice – Cell therapy, gene therapy & neuroprotection.
Development & Evolution of the Forebrain
Sylvie RETAUX – DECS
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.
Signal Transduction & Developmental Neuropharmacology
Martial RUAT – DECS
Molecular and cellular mechanisms involved in brain repair.
Sensori-motor Integration & Plasticity
Daniel SHULZ – ICN
Tactile feature encoding in the somatosensory cortex and its role in motor control.
Molecular Neuroendocrinology of Food Intake
Mohammed TAOUIS – DECS
Molecular and cellular mechanisms implicated in the onset of hypothalamic inflammation and insulin resistance.
Cognition, Plasticity & Neuropathologies
Cyrille VAILLEND – CNN
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.