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I am preparing my PhD under the supervision of Sidney Wiener and Bill Godsil and work within a collaboration with Thérèse Jay’s lab at Sainte-Anne hospital.

The aim of my work is to characterize the dynamics of the hippocampal-prefrontal network during the different stages of traumatic memories processing (encoding, consolidation, extinction, and recall) looking for electrophysiological signatures of their contextual modulation. I use optogenetics to selectively modulate the activity of the hippocampo-prefrontal monosynaptic pathway to test its role during this kind of learning.

I am also working with Guillaume Dugué to develop the use of inertial sensors to increase the quality of rodents’ behaviour scoring.

We are always looking for motivated students to join us for short or long internships. Do not hesitate to email us.

Contacts:

Centre Interdisciplinaire de Recherche en Biologie
CNRS UMR 7241, INSERM U1050
Collège de France
11, place Marcelin Berthelot
75005 Paris

office 117 (floor B 1) +33 1 44 27 17 14
lab 0027 (floor B -2) +33 1 44 27 14 24

Centre de Psychiatrie et Neurosciences
INSERM U894
Hôpital Sainte-Anne – Université Paris Descartes
108, rue de la -santé
75014 Paris

Bureau 214

Publications:

MT Pasquet, M Tihy, A Gourgeon, MN Pompili, BP Godsil, TM Jay, C Léna & GP Dugué (2016) Wireless inertial measurement of head kinematics in freely-moving rats. Scientific Reports, 6: 35689.

You can download my CV here.