Since March 2004: Full time Researcher (CR1) at the INSERM. Unit 930 – Tours, FRANCE.
2003-2004 : Post-doctoral training
Autism Research Centre - Departments of Developmental Psychiatry – CAMBRIDGE University, UK (Pr. S. Baron-Cohen, Pr. E Bullmore). fMRI study of auditory change detection in autism.
2001-2002 : Post doctoral training (INSERM) Service de Génétique - CHU Bretonneau – TOURS (Pr. C. Moraine). Neuropsychological research on X-Linked mental retardation.
2001 : PhD in Neurosciences . Supervisor N. BRUNEAU (INSERM U316) - Faculty of Medicine - University F. Rabelais of TOURS - FRANCE - Thesis: ‘Auditory perception and discrimination processes in children: neurophysiological and psychopathological approach’ .
1999 : DESS de psychologie clinique et psychopathologie - professional diploma equivalent to second level university post-graduate course in Clinical Psychology
University R. Descartes - PARIS V
1998 : MA in Psychology University of TOURS - Faculty of Letters - Thesis : “Study of attention processes in children with developmental disorders”.
1997 : BA in Psychology University of TOURS - Faculty of Letters.
1996 : DEA de Neurosciences - equivalent to second level university post-graduate course in Neurosciences University Cl. Bernard of LYON I. Thesis : “Maturation of late auditory evoked potentials (N1) in children.”
1995 : MSc in Physiology University of TOURS - Faculty of Sciences and Techniques- Thesis : “Study of an electrophysiological index reflecting automatic processing of information (MMN) in schizophrenia.”
1994 : BSc in Physiology University of TOURS - Faculty of Sciences and Techniques.
1999 -2003 : : Psychologist : Psychological and electrophysiological assessments. Service Universitaire d’Explorations Fonctionnelles en Pédopsychiatrie - CHU Bretonneau - TOURS.
Since October 2005: teaching for the Second year of the Research and Professional Masters Universities of Tours and Paris V
October 2000 to January 2001: Supervising in developmental psychology workshops University F. Rabelais of TOURS.
January to May 1999, January to May 2000: demonstrating in Psychophysiology University F. Rabelais of TOURS.
SCHOLARDSHIP AND AWARDS
2007-date : grant from PHRC regional
2006-2008 : grant from the Orange Foundation for a collaborative project with the INSERM U821 (Lyon)
2003-2004 : Post-doctoral research supported by a grant from the Fondation pour la Recherche Médicale.
1997-2000 : Thesis research supported by a grant from the France Telecom Foundation for Autism.
May 2000 : Grant Congress FEPS, Amsterdam.
June 2000 : Grant Congress MMN, Barcelona
Autism, Development, Change detection, Restricted interest, perception, attention