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

Aquitaine Institute for Cognitive and Integrative Neuroscience

Université de Bordeaux

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33076 Bordeaux cedex


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CNRS Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes Université de Bordeaux

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Juvin Laurent

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Assistant Professor, University of Bordeaux


DN3 (Development and Neurobiology of Neural Networks)

Neurophysiology of sensory-motor systems
Perturbation of the CNS development by neuropollutants

Research axis:
Control of locomotion by spinal and supraspinal networks
Perinatal exposure to TiO2NPs and CNS development

Scientific expertise:

  • spinal networks, brainstem motor centers, anxiety, social interactions
  • Electrophysiology, motion analysis, behavioral tasks
  • mouse, rat


  • Perinatal exposure to TiO2NPs and CNS development: short term and long term consequences
  • Pharmacology to restore locomotion following spinal cord injury in the young animal
  • Recruitment of brainstem motor circuits during specific motor tasks

Selected Publications:
2021 Boulain M, Khsime I, Sourioux M, Thoby-Brisson M, Barrière G, Simmers J, Morin D, Juvin L, Synergistic interaction between sensory inputs and propriospinal signaling underlying quadrupedal locomotion. J Physiol.
2021 Boulain M, Yuan W, Oueghlani Z, Khsime I, Salvi V, Courtand G, Halgand C, Morin D, de Deurwaerdere P, Barrière G* & Juvin L*, L-DOPA and 5-HTP modulation of air-stepping in newborn rats. J Physiol.
2020 Chagraoui A, Boulain M, Juvin L, Anouar Y, Barrière G & Deurwaerdère P., L-DOPA in Parkinson’s Disease: Looking at the "False" Neurotransmitters and Their Meaning. Int J Mol Sci.
2020 Le Gal JP, Colnot E, Cardoit L, Thoby-Brison M, Juvin L & Morin D, Glutamatergic modulation of respiratory network activity by forelimb and hindlimb locomotor generators. Eur J Neurosci.
2019 Oueghlani Z*, Juvin L*, Lambert F, Cardoit L, Courtand G, Masmejean F, Cazalets JR & Barrière, Serotonergic modulation of sacral dorsal root stimulation-induced locomotor output in newborn rat. Neuropharmacology.
2018 Oueghlani Z, Simonnet C, Cardoit L, Courtand G, Cazalets JR, Morin D, Barrière G* & Juvin L*, Brainstem steering of locomotor-like activities in the Newborn rat. Journal of Neuroscience. 38:7725-40
2018 Nicolosi A, Cardoit L, Pasquereau P, Jaillet C, Thoby-Brisson M, Juvin L* & Morin D*, Acute exposure to zinc oxide nanoparticles critically disrupts operation of the respiratory neural network in neonatal rat. Neurotoxicology. 67:150-60
2016 Juvin L*, Grätsch S*, Trillaud-Doppia E, Gariépy JF, Büschges A & Dubuc R., A Specific Population of Reticulospinal Neurons Controls the Termination of Locomotion. Cell Rep. 15:2377-86
2016 Le Gal JP, Juvin L, Cardoit L & Morin D, Bimodal respiratory-locomotor neurons in the neonatal rat spinal cord. Journal of Neuroscience 36:926-37