The Multidimensional Brain

Leaders : Jean-Marc Edeline, Valérie Doyère

Understanding the neuronal basis of cognitive functions as perception, communication, decision-making, learning and memory, but also identifying mechanisms involved in pathologies or in alterations of these functions, are the main objectives of our work in the Department.

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The Paris-Saclay Institute of Neuroscience is recruiting new group leaders

The Paris-Saclay Institute of Neuroscience (Neuro-PSI) is recruiting new group leaders at junior or midcareer level to develop research programs addressing fundamental aspects of neuroscience across the whole spectrum of the Neuro-PSI research fields.
Candidates should already hold a permanent position or meet the criteria for applying to a position in French research institutions (CNRS, INSERM, Université Paris-Sud).
Installation packages will be provided by the Institute but candidates are encouraged to apply for additional funding.
- Applica’on deadline : June 1st 2017. Interviews: July-October 2017
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Scientific conferences

Neuro-PSI Conference on May 23rd

On Tuesday, May 23rd, Antoine Besnard from the Massachusetts General Hospital, Center for Regenerative Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA, will give a talk on this following topic
« Lateral septal interneurons broadcast hippocampal signals to calibrate fear responses. »
Invited by Serge Laroche, Dept CogComp

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Neuro-PSI Conference on May 12th, 2017

On Friday, May 12th, Elim Hong, PhD Formation and Interaction of Neural Networks (FINN) Team Institut de Biologie Paris Seine will give a talk on this following topic
« Unraveling functional interactions in the « aversive center » : the habenulointerpeduncular pathway »

Invited by Philippe Vernier
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Cog-Behav Teams

Sensory Neuro-Ethology

Nicolas Mathevon

Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Plasticity and Memory

Serge Laroche, Cyrille Vaillend

Neurobiology of Decision-making

Sylvie Granon

Neural Code and Auditory Perception

Jean-Marc Édeline, Catherine Del Negro

Cognition & Emotion

Valérie Doyère, Nicole El Massioui

Acoustic Communications

Thierry Aubin, Isabelle Charrier


Walk for Science

• On Saturday, April 22nd






NeWS Neuroscience Workshop Saclay 2017, June 8-9

Neural circuits and behavior: from cells to connectivity and function.

8th EFOR Annual Meeting

8th annual meeting of the EFOR network on 2017, May 2-3.

NeuroFrance 2017

Bordeaux, May 17-19






Available jobs

Thesis Projects in 2017

BioSigne and SDSV Thesis Projects

3 POSTDOC positions at UNIC

A postdoc position in Brice Bathellier Team, UNIC & two projects of the Brainscopes Program run by
Thomas Deneux (UNIC) &
the laboratories of Brice Bathellier and Gilles Fortin.

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