Brain Awareness week at the INC: a successful start
In March 2016 and for the first time, the INC has taken part in the international Brain Awareness Week, on the initiative of Dr. Nicolas Marie. The event was very well attended with more than 150 visitors. It included… Continue reading
The winner of the INC Virtual reality contest receives its prize
On February 12, a little ceremony was organized in the honor of Rayane Benhenneda, winner of our great Virtual Reality context. Mr Benhenneda, student in Medicine at Paris Descartes University, presented its prizewinning project “Medical Semiology in… Continue reading
The INC welcomes students from Hangzhou Dianzi University – 神经科学与识别研究所欢迎杭州电子科技大学的同学们
We are delighted to welcome 6 engineering students from Hangzhou Dianzi University in four of our teams for six months. The internship is organized in the context of a partnership between Hangzhou Dianzhi and Paris… Continue reading
I float, therefore I am … in space
I float therefore I am…in space. Spatial Neurophysiology at the Neuroscience and Cognition Institute (Institut Neurosciences et Cognition) Linked to the mass of the earth, Gravity is the most important physical data in the evolution of terrestrial species. The… Continue reading
INC Day 2015 – Videos are now available!
After our successful event on Virtual Reality for INC day 2015, we are pleased to announce that some of the talks are available on our website. Click here to view talks by Tony Prescott, Mel Slater, Daniel Mestre,… Continue reading
Brain Machine Interfaces
The development of Brain Machine Interface (BMI) applications has significantly increased in recent years. The pioneering work of Chapin and coworkers in 1999 experimentally demonstrated that a set of spike trains recordings from the cerebral cortex could be used to… Continue reading
Virtual reality at INC : Five teams already involved
French version available on Descartes Info. Over the years, Virtual Reality has become accessible to the greater public, especially in the gaming world. However this technology has been used in science and research labs since the 90s, and is… Continue reading
The INC welcomes a new team from Paris Diderot!
We are pleased to announce that Valerie Metzger’s team from Paris Diderot is joining the INC! Here is a description of their lab: The UMR 7216 Epigenetics and Cell Fate (Epigénétique et Destin Cellulaire) was created in January… Continue reading
An AFM-Téléthon award for Julien Messéant
Julien Messéant (CNPP) has been awarded the AFM-Telethon prize of the best oral presentation for his PhD supervised by C. Legay and L. Strochlic. In their article published in the Journal of Neuroscience in June 2015 the three authors demonstrated… Continue reading
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The I.N.C opens to Paris Diderot!
The INC welcomes new partner labs from Paris Diderot University. We are happy to announce that the unit UMR 1141 INSERM – Paris Diderot PROTECT, Neuroprotection du cerveau en développement , directed by Pierre Gressens, has… Continue reading
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