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, Coordinator, CERVO Neuronal Culture Platform

Mado Lemieux, research associate

 

PhD students:

Theresa Wiesner

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

Andréanne Deschênes

  • Co-supervised with Flavie Lavoie Cardinal
  • Development of wide field multimodal super-resolution microscope
  • Publications
Odessa Tanvé
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MSc students:

Vincent Boily

  • Impact of microbiota on zebrafish brain circuit function

Valérie Pineau Noël 

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

Antoine Légaré

  • Co-supervised with Patrick Desrosiers
  • Advanced analysis of brain activity in zebrafish

Christina Boudreau

  • Co-supervised with Marie-ève Paquet
  • Development of molecular tools to control bacterial colonization of the zebrafish gut

Gabriel Byatt

  • Co-Supervised with Sylvain Moineau and Marie-ève Paquet
  • Controlling and monitoring zebrafish gut colonization

Jean-Philippe Songpadith

  • Co-supervised with André Marette 
  • Microbial translocation from the gut in zebrafish obesity model

 

Undergraduate Students:

 

Exchange Students:

Fanny Defranoux

  • PhD, Università degli studi della Campania Luigi Vanvitelli (Italy)
  • Relationship between endocannabinoid and the gut microbiota on brain development in zebrafish
  • Co-supervised with Vincenzo di Marzo and Cristoforo Sylvestri 

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