Mrs
Muriel PERRON
Research Director
Chercheur
ED 419 BioSigNe

Retinal stem cells and regeneration

05-02-2016
25-07-2016
10-03-2016
Available to host a PhD student
Regeneration of the retina (Xenopus or mouse model)

Team

Muriel PERRON
Our research program focuses on neural stem cells in both mice and Xenopus retina. The amphibian retina contains a population ofneural stem cells, which, in contrast to the mammalian situation, are...

Biography/CV

 

Research positions

  • 2007-now: Research director at the CNRS
  • 2014-15: Visiting scientist, Jules Stein Eye Institute, UCLA, USA
  • 1999-2006 Junior scientist at the CNRS
  • 1997-1999 Post-doctoral position, University of Cambridge, UK
  • 1996-1997 Post-doctoral position, UCSD, San Diego, USA
  • 1996 Ph.D. Thesis, University Paris-Sud, France

 

 Responsabilities

  • Deputy Director of the Dev-Evo Department, Neuro-PSI Institute
  • Head of the research group SCaNR (Stem Cells & Neurogenesis in the Retina)
  • Scientific director of the CERTO (Centre d’Études et de Recherches Thérapeutiques en Ophtalmologie)



Awards and fellowships

  • 2013: Triennial Price “Jean Brachet” from the Royal Academy of Belgium 
  • 1997-99: Marie-Curie Post-doctoral fellowship
  • 1996-97: ARC post-doctoral fellowship