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LIVE WEBINAR : Exploring  energy balance mechanisms in rodents using ad hoc toolsLIVE WEBINAR : Exploring energy balance mechanisms in rodents using ad hoc tools

Save the date: on Thursday, Jan 13, from 5 pm to 5:30 pm (CET) Daniela Cota (Optopath, INSERM, Neurocentre Magendie, Bordeaux) in collaboration with NSA will give a presentation of the tools...

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The workshop of Optopath is renewed!!The workshop of Optopath is renewed!!

Thanks to Alejandro working in Cyril Herry's lab, the workshop of Optopath is renewed with new tools and new expertise!

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Abrous's team in Molecular Psychiatry - The temporal origin of dentate granule neurons dictates their role in spatial memoryAbrous's team in Molecular Psychiatry - The temporal origin of dentate granule neurons dictates their role in spatial memory

Abrous’s team, in collaboration with Cyril Herry, Véronique Deroche, and Daniela Cota, has recently revealed the first evidence of an adolescence and adulthood neurogenesis in the hippocampal spatial...

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Collaboration between the teams of V. Deroche (OptoPath) and P. Faure (ESPCI, Paris)Collaboration between the teams of V. Deroche (OptoPath) and P. Faure (ESPCI, Paris)

Optogenetic experiment has been used to bidirectionally manipulate the VTA-NAc and VTA-Amg pathways to dissociate their contributions to anxiety-like behavior after nicotine injections. They have...

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Dynamical prefrontal population coding during defensive behavioursDynamical prefrontal population coding during defensive behaviours

Check out the YouTube video of the last Nature's publication of Herry's lab!

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Herry's team in Nature - Dynamical prefrontal population coding during defensive behavioursle 06/10Herry's team in Nature - Dynamical prefrontal population coding during defensive behaviours

Herry’s team has recently revealed the interdependency of two brain regions, the basolateral amygdala and dorsomedial prefrontal cortex, in excessive avoidance while no significant danger.

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Cota's team in Cell Metabolism - Hypothalamic bile acid-TGR5 signaling protects from obesityCota's team in Cell Metabolism - Hypothalamic bile acid-TGR5 signaling protects from obesity

Cota’s team has identified the hypothalamic TGR5 signaling as a key mediator of a top-down neural mechanism that counteracts diet-induced obesity. The highlights of the paper are: Diet-induced...

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OptoPath expert Cyril HERRY: one of the most influent researchers over the last 10 years!le 27/12OptoPath expert Cyril HERRY: one of the most influent researchers over the last 10 years!

With 5200 citations over 2008-2018, and many publications in the top 1% of the most cited in his field, Dr Cyril Herry is now a member of the closed club of the most influent researchers as...

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Marighetto's team in Nature Communications - Preventing and treating PTSD-like memory by trauma contextualizationMarighetto's team in Nature Communications - Preventing and treating PTSD-like memory by trauma contextualization

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is characterized by emotional hypermnesia on which preclinical studies focus so far. While this hypermnesia relates to salient traumatic cues, partial amnesia...

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OPTOPATH BECOMES MEMBER OF NEUROSERVICE ALLIANCEle 23/07OPTOPATH BECOMES MEMBER OF NEUROSERVICE ALLIANCE

Neuroservices-Alliance is a One Stop Shop CNS CRO, providing pharmaceutical industries with functional readouts in neuro-pharmacology. The various CNS platforms members of Neuroservices-Alliance...

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An innovative system : Morphing Context for Fear Conditioning without animal handlingAn innovative system : Morphing Context for Fear Conditioning without animal handling

Contextual fear-related studies require moving the rodent from one context to another, introducing non-specific neuronal activation. The Morphing Context apparatus, that we developed with Imetronic,...

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When experts in obesity meet experts in memoryWhen experts in obesity meet experts in memory

Cutting-edge translational research in obesity-linked memory deficits

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OptoPath as if you were there OptoPath as if you were there

A virtual visit of OptoPath is now available online. It allows you to visit our premises and appreciate our cutting-edge equipment.

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