Mr
Thomas PRÉAT
Research Director
Chercheur
ED158 - 3C

Integrated analysis of olfactory learning and memory in Drosophila

24-02-2015
24-04-2013
26-08-2016
Available to host a PhD student
Molecular mechanisms of appetitive long-term memory in Drosophila
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75005 Paris

Team

Thomas PRÉAT
  How are memories encoded in the brain? How do the different forms of memory interact? The major challenge faced by neuroscientists studying memory is to define the links between the various...

Biography/CV

Education

  • 1998: "Habilitation à diriger des recherches". Orsay University.
  • 1985-1989: Doctoral research ; Center for Molecular Genetics, Gif-sur-Yvette, France. Director : Prof. Claudie Lamour-Isnard. Ph.D. obtained with highest honours.
  • 1984-1985: Master’s research in Cellular and Molecular Genetics ; Gif-sur-Yvette, France. With honors.

 

Research Experience

  • 01-01-2012: Head of the Neurobiology Laboratory, ESPCI-CNRS.
  • 01-01-2006: Head of the Genes and Dynamics of Memory Systems team, ESPCI, Paris.
  • 01-10-2004: Research Director  (DR1).
  • 01-10-2000: Research Director (DR2).
  • 1994-2005: Team leader, Institut Alfred Fessard, Gif-sur-Yvette.
  • 1-1-1994: Recruitment into CNRS (CR1).
  • 1992-1993: Post-doctoral fellow : Würzburg University, Germany. Director : Prof. Martin Heisenberg.
  • 1989-1992: Post-doctoral fellow. Brandeis University, MA, USA. Director : Dr. Timothy Tully.

 

Awards and Honnors

  • 2012: EMBO Member
  • 2012: Member team of « MemoLife »
  • 2006-2008: Foundation for Medical Research Team Award
  • 2005: Foundation Schueller-Bettencourt Award
  • 2004: Schlumberger Foundation Award
  • 1994 : ATIPE « Developmental Biology »