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Nanoscale morphological plasticity tunes the speed of action potentials along axons - PNAS, January 2017

Nanoscale morphological plasticity tunes the speed of action potentials along axons - PNAS, January 2017

STED imaging reveals activity-dependent plasticity of axon morphology linked to changes in action potential conduction velocity
by Ronan Chereau, Ezequiel Saraceno, Julie Angibaud, Daniel (...)

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2 PhD student positions in the SynDegen Innovative training network (ITN)

IINS recruits in Bordeaux, 2 PhD students.Notice the deadline for applications on 31st January!
The Synaptic Dysfunction of Neurodegenerative Diseases (SynDegen) consortium is an assembly of (...)

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PGE2-EP3 pathway impairs hippocampal synaptic plasticity in AD's mouse - Neurobiology of Aging, 2016

PGE2-EP3 pathway impairs hippocampal synaptic plasticity in AD’s mouse - Neurobiology of Aging, 2016

PGE2-EP3 signaling pathway impairs hippocampal presynaptic long-term plasticity in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease
Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease (...)

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Carbon nanotubes reveal intimate domains of the brain - Nature Nanotechnology, Nov. 2016

Carbon nanotubes reveal intimate domains of the brain - Nature Nanotechnology, Nov. 2016

Single-nanotube tracking reveals the nanoscale organization of the extracellular space in the live brain
The brain is a dynamic structure with the extracellular space (ECS) taking up almost a (...)

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Scientific Reports - September 2016

Induction of hippocampal long-term potentiation increases the morphological dynamics of microglial processes and prolongs their contacts with dendritic spines
Recently microglia, the resident (...)

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Research from IINS in the public eye

Research from IINS in the public eye

SCIENCE & VIE, the leading popular science magazine in France, just ran a story on super-resolution microscopy, highlighting the work of the Nagerl team on STED microscopy.
See more info at: (...)

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PRIMO, a new device for creating photopatterns for cellular assays

PRIMO, a new device for creating photopatterns for cellular assays

Alvéole launches PRIMO, a new device for creating photopatterns for cellular assays.
Founded in 2010 by three researchers from CNRS, Dr. Maxime Dahan, a cell imaging specialist, Dr. Vincent (...)

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International Bio-Imaging Master Program

This master is housed by the University of Bordeaux, in a gorgeous vineyard areain the South-West of France, 40 miles from the sea-side and 130 miles from the Pyrenean Mountains and Spain, in a (...)

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FRM Teams 2016: 3 teams selected at IINS

FRM Teams 2016: 3 teams selected at IINS

Among the 4 Bordeaux Neurocampus teams selected by the FRM in 2016, 3 are from IINS:
Christophe Mulle team project: Synaptic circuits of memory in physiological conditions and in Alzheimer’s (...)

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Targeting neurotransmitter receptors with nanoparticles in vivo allows single-molecule tracking in acute brain slices - March 2016

Targeting neurotransmitter receptors with nanoparticles in vivo allows single-molecule tracking in acute brain slices - March 2016

Single molecule imaging techniques (2014 Nobel Laureates in Chemistry) have changed the way we understand many biological mechanisms, particularly in neurobiology, by shedding light on intricate (...)

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Shisa6 traps AMPA receptors at postsynaptic sites and prevents their desensitization during synaptic activity - March 2016

Shisa6 traps AMPA receptors at postsynaptic sites and prevents their desensitization during synaptic activity - March 2016

How are stabilized AMPA receptors at synapses? Glutamate receptors of AMPA type (AMPAR) are the main players of synaptic transmission in mammalian brain. Their numbers at the synapse largely (...)

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Recruitment of a project manager

Recruitment of a project manager

Recruitment of a project manager for the European infrastructure "Euro BioImaging"

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The Marcel Dassault 2015 prize to Laurent Groc

The Marcel Dassault 2015 prize to Laurent Groc

Laurent Groc, head of the team "Development and Adaptation of Neuronal Connections", has been awarded of the 2015 Marcel Dassault Prize, which is the highest French award for innovative research (...)

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Group Leader positions in Neuroscience

Neuroscience in Bordeaux, France, has grown over the last 10 years to become one of the largest scientific communities in the field of Neuroscience in Europe.
Encompassing a total of 650 (...)

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Ventral subiculum stimulation - Cell Report, November 2015

Ventral subiculum stimulation - Cell Report, November 2015

Ventral subiculum stimulation promotes persistent hyperactivity of dopamine neurons and facilitates behavioral effects of cocaine
The ventral subiculum (vSUB) plays a key role in addiction, and (...)

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Nature-Methods, September 2015 - SR-Tesseler

SR-Tesseler: a method to segment and quantify localization-based super-resolution microscopy data
Due to the diffraction of light, the resolution of conventional light microscopy is limited as (...)

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