People

Paul De Koninck, lab director

  • Professor, Département de Biochimie, Microbiologie et Bio-Informatique, Université Laval
  • Director, Cellular and Molecular Division, CERVO Brain Research Center
  • Director, Biophotonics Graduate Programs, Université Laval
  • Publications

Francine Nault, lab manager

Mado Lemieux, research associate

 

PhD students:

Kapil Sehgal

  • Co-supervised with Mario Methot
  • Role of calpain in synaptic signaling and remodeling
  • Publications

Theresa Wiesner

  • Co-supervised with Flavie Lavoie Cardinal
  • Synaptic remodeling at the nanoscale
  • Publications

Andréanne Deschênes

  • Co-supervised with Flavie Lavoie Cardinal
 

MSc students:

Pierre-Luc Ayotte-Nadeau

  • Co-supervised with Flavie Lavoie-Cardinal
  • Nanoparticle-assisted optical stimulation of synapses
  • Publications

Vincent Boily

  • Impact of microbiota on zebrafish brain circuit function

Anthony Bilodeau

  • Co-supervised with Flavie Lavoie-Cardinal
  • Development of deep-learning methods for optical nanoscopy image analysis
  • Publications

Valérie Pineau Noël 

  • Co-supervised with Daniel Côté
  • Development of optical system for rapid whole brain imaging in zebrafish

 

Undergraduate Students:

Radu Turcitu

  • Impact of the gut microbiota on zebrafish behavior

Emilie Alexander

  • Development of molecular tools to investigate Netrin-1 signaling

 

Exchange Students:

Siti Samiya Issihaka

  • Master, Biologie Intégrative et Physiologie, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris
  • Role of the gut microbiota on the development of the dopaminergic system in zebrafish

View list of former lab members

Funding

Our research endeavors are made possible by the following agencies:

Canadian Institutes of Health Research - Instituts de recherche en santé du Canada Fonds de recherche du Québec – Nature et technologies (FRQNT)Fonds de la recherche en santé du Québec  Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) - Conseil de recherche en sciences naturelles et en génie du Canada (CRSNG)innovation.caHuman Frontier Science ProgramCanada First Research Excellence FundSentinelle Nord