Mr
Gilles BONVENTO
Research Director
Chercheur
24-02-2015
08-10-2013
06-04-2017
Available to host a PhD student
Heterogeneity of reactive astrocytes

Team

Gilles BONVENTO
Our research focuses on the interactions between neurons and astrocytes, at the fundamental level but also in the context of neurodegenerative diseases in which glial cells display an activated...

Biography/CV

Positions :
1991:     PhD at Cerebrovascular Laboratory (UPR646 CNRS), Paris
1993:         Tenure position as INSERM Research Scientist at Cerebrovascular Laboratory (UPR646 CNRS), Paris, France
2002:         Head of group: Neuron-Glia interactions, Neurodegenerative Laboratory (URA2210 CEA CNRS), Orsay, France
2006:     Tenure Position as INSERM Research Director
2009:     3 months as invited professor at University of New Mexico, USA
2009:         Head of group: Neuron-Glia interactions, Neurodegenerative Laboratory (URA2210 CEA CNRS), MIRCen, Fontenay-aux-Roses, France


Conference and Workshop Service (selected) :
2006  :   Session co-Chair, FENS 2006 "Role of astrocyte networks in brain energy metabolism"
2007  :   Session co-Chair, French Neuroscience Society 2007 "Neuroglial interactions in the barrel field cortex"


Editorial Service :
Associate Editor for Frontiers in Neuroenergetics


Field of expertise :
Neuron-glia interactions – energy metabolism – in vivo rodent models of neurodegenerative diseases


Technical approaches :
In vitro and in vivo gene transfer
In vivo measurement of energy metabolism
Primary cell culture, time-lapse microscopy
Biochemistry, RT-PCR, immunofluorescence
Electrophysiological recordings in slices