Mr
Laurent BOURDIEU
Research Director
Chercheur
ED158

We study the sensory-evoked activity in the rodent cortex by optical methods at the scale of tens to thousands of neurons 

06-03-2015
08-10-2013
27-09-2017
Available to host a PhD student
Multi-whisker receptive fields and sensory-motor integration.

Team

We study the representation of sensory information in a cortical column by recording optically the activity of tens to thousands of neurons. We are interested in particular in the tactile information...

Biography/CV

Professional appointments

June 2004 – Present:    

CNRS member (Directeur de Recherche, DR2), ENS, Paris

Head of the « cortical dynamics and coding mechanisms » group

Feb. 1995 – June 2004:    

CNRS member (Chargé de Recherche), Université Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg

Oct. 1993 - Jan. 1995       

Postdoctoral research fellow, A. Libchaber lab, Princeton University, Princeton

Education

19/12/2002

Habilitation à diriger des recherches, Université Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg

Title: Optical Imaging of neuronal activity in vitro and in vivo.

Sept. 1990 -June 1993     

Ph.D. in Physics, Institut Curie and University Paris 6,

Thesis title: Structure and Elasticity of Amphiphilic Molecular Films

Thesis supervisor: Dr Didier Chatenay

Oct. 1988 - Sept. 1992    

Student at the Ecole Normale Supérieure (Paris)          

Master of Sciences in Condensed Matter Physics