Mr
Etienne AUDINAT
Research Director
Chercheur
Bio Sorbonne Paris Cité (BioSPC)
06-02-2015
06-02-2015
03-04-2017
Available to host a PhD student

Team

Etienne AUDINAT
Our research focuses on the interactions between neurons and glial cells in the central nervous system of rodents. Glial cells are engaged in bi-directional interactions with neurons and contribute...

Biography/CV

Research director at the CNRS, Etienne Audinat is group leader of the team "Neuron-Glia Interactions" at Paris Descartes University (Inserm U603; CNRS UMR8154). He received an Inserm Avenir Award in 2001 and his current research focuses on the functional properties of the different glial cells of the central nervous system and on their interactions with neurons. He was member of the section "Physiology" of the CNRS national committee between 2004 and 2008 and he is member of the scientific advisory board of the French Foundation for Research on Epilepsy and of the French Society for Neuroscience.