Équipe Julien Bouvier

Circuits neuronaux et contrôle moteur
Notre recherche

New paper is out in Nature on the characterization of the Mesencephalic Locomotor Region !
Vittorio Caggiano, Roberto Leiras, Haizea Goñi-Erro, Debora Masini, Carmelo Bellardita, Julien Bouvier, Vanessa Caldeira, Gilberto Fisone & Ole Kiehn. Midbrain circuits that set locomotor speed and gait selection. Nature volume 553, pages 455–460 (25 January 2018) doi:10.1038/nature25448. Pumbed link
• The group just opened !
Recruited in 2017 through an international call, the team has been officially created as a Junior group in January 2018! Currently located in the CNRS campus of Gif-Sur-Yvette, we will soon move to a new building with new offices and facilities! Read more about this project
here !


• ANR Starting package received!
The projects run in the laboratory were awarded the young researcher's starting package from the ANR (program Jeunes Chercheurs/Jeunes Chercheuses).
• Read our recent publication in Cell website
Julien Bouvier, Vittorio Caggiano, Roberto Leiras, Vanessa Caldeira, Carmelo Bellardita, Kira Balueva, Andrea Fuchs, Ole Kiehn (2015). Descending Command Neurons in the Brainstem that Halt Locomotion. Cell. 2015 Nov 19;163(5):1191-203