Monsieur
Serge PICAUD
Directeur de recherche
Chercheur
ED 158 3C
06-02-2017
08-08-2012
13-12-2017
Available to host a PhD student
1) Neural coding in the retina / 2) Vision restoration, / 3) Cell neuroprotection

Team

Serge PICAUD
La rétine réalise un véritable traitement de l’information visuelle avant son envoi au cerveau. Ce traitement des images visuelles permet notamment d’augmenter les contrastes au bord des objets et de...

Biographie / Publications

Status and Education
2001 Authorization in animal research as principal investigator, University Louis Pasteur, France 
2000 Promoted Director of research ( DR2) at INSERM, France
1999 Habilitation, Université Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France 
1997 Permanent Research Position (CR1) at INSERM, France
1990 PhD in Neuroscience, University of Aix-Marseille, France
1984 Master in pharmacology, major in Neurobiology, University of Paris, France
1981-1985 Ecole Normale Supérieure de l'Enseignement Technique, major in Biochemistry

Fields of expertise
- Synaptic transmission
 - Pharmacology of transporters and receptors
 - Information processing in a neural network (retina)
- Retinal degeneration and neuroprotection
- Pharmacotoxicity of the retina 
- Cell biology of endocytosis and exocytosis
- Photosensitization of cell membrane. 

Technical approaches
- Electrophysiology (Patch-clamp, Multielectrode recording, electroretinogram)
- Histology (Electron microscopy, fluorescence microscopy, immunocytochemistry)
- Cell culture (mixed and purified cells, retinal explant)
- In vivo morphofunctional analysis of the retina (SLO, Endoscopy, optomotor response, ….)