Institut de Neurosciences Cognitives et Intégratives d'Aquitaine (UMR5287)

Aquitaine Institute for Cognitive and Integrative Neuroscience



INCIA - UMR 5287- CNRS
Université de Bordeaux

Zone nord Bat 2 2ème étage
146, rue Léo Saignat
33076 Bordeaux cedex
France

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CNRS Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes Université de Bordeaux

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Simmers John

by Le Ray Didier, Loïc Grattier - published on , updated on

Directeur de Recherche émérite – CNRS

Contact:
john.simmers @u-bordeaux.fr
+33 (0)5 57 57 45 60

Site : Carreire

Team:
Organization and Adaptability of Motor Systems (Organisation et Adaptabilité des Systèmes Moteurs - OASM)

Domain:
Analysis of the neuronal mechanisms, adaptive plasticity and development of motor systems

Research axis:

  • Neural networks, central pattern generation, rhythmic and motivated behavior
  • Cellular and synaptic properties, sensory-motor integration, network plasticity
  • Operant conditioning, neuromodulation
  • Development

Team expertise:

  • in vitro extra- and intracellular (sharp and patch-clamp microelectrode) electrophysiology
  • Kinematics and behavioral analyses, in vivo EMG recordings and CNS lesions
  • Calcium imaging
  • Immunocytochemistry, functional neuroanatomy
  • Transgenic mouse models

Projects:

  • See team project summary