Jean-Bernard Manent
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  • Location : Marseille, France
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Jean-Bernard Manent PhD Neurosciences

Course and current status

Position title

INSERM Research scientist (CR1 INSERM, permanent position)
Habilitation à diriger des recherches (HDR)

Laboratory: INMED / INSERM UMR901 (Marseille, France)
Team: Developmental brain disorders and epilepsy
Group leader / Lab director: Dr A Represa

http://orcid.org/0000-0002-2436-8593

Positions and Employment

2013-            INSERM Research Scientist (CR1 INSERM), INSERM U901, Marseille (France)
2009-2012    INSERM Research Scientist (CR2 INSERM), INSERM U901, Marseille (France)
2008-2009    Postdoctoral fellow, INSERM U901, Marseille (France)
2006-2008    Postdoctoral fellow, Department of Physiology & Neurobiology, University of Connecticut (USA)
2005-2006    PhD student, LFCE Fellow, French league against epilepsy, Aix-Marseille University (France)
2002-2005    PhD student, MRT Fellow, Ministry for Research and Technology, Aix-Marseille University (France)
2002-2005    Lecturer, Aix-Marseille University (France)

Education/Training

04/2016     Habilitation à diriger des recherches, Aix-Marseille University (France)        
09/2009     Postdoctoral fellow, INSERM U901 (France)
09/2008     Postdoctoral fellow, University of Connecticut (USA)
06/2006     PhD Neurosciences, Aix-Marseille University (France)
07/2001     MSc Cellular and molecular Neurobiology, Aix-Marseille University (France)

Scientific summary

Jean-Bernard Manent, PhD is a research scientist at INMED (Institut de Neurobiologie de la Mediterranée), a Neuroscience Research Center belonging to INSERM, the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research, and to Aix-Marseille University. His research is focused on epileptogenic cortical malformations and more especially on the mechanisms responsible for seizure generation and propagation, and their consequences for cortical operation. During his career, he studied the cellular and molecular mechanisms regulating normal and pathological neuronal migration. He also gained expertise in the generation and analysis of appropriated animal models of cortical malformations causing epilepsy and intellectual disability, as well as in the design of molecular biological tools aiming at visualizing and manipulating neuronal networks. He had obtained several grants from governmental agencies and charity foundations for supporting his research and holds a permanent position at INSERM since 2009.

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