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CB1 receptors in the anterior piriform cortex control odor preference memory
Geoffrey Terral1,2, Arnau Busquets-Garcia1,2, Marjorie Varilh1,2, Svein Achicallende3,4, Astrid Cannich1,2, Luigi Bellocchio1,2, Itziar Bonilla-Del Río3,4, Federico Massa1,2, Nagore Puente3,4, Edgar Soria-Gomez1,2,3,4,5, Pedro Grandes3,4, Guillaume Ferreira2,6,* & Giovanni Marsicano1,2,*





Giovanni Marsicano is member of the prestigious EMBO, European Molecular Biology Organization. The EMBO Election is a recognition of the research excellence and outstanding achievements of a life sciences researcher.





The competition of the SVS doctoral school of the University of Bordeaux has given its verdict: the Neurocentre gleaned 4 of the 16 doctoral contracts. Congratulations to Mohamed-Lyès KACI (Eq. Abrous, Thesis Director Muriel Koehl) who ranks 5th, Emma MESGUICH (Eq. Marsicano, Thesis Director France Chaouloff) who ranks 7th, Pierre-Louis RAUX (Eq. Revest, Thesis Director Monique Vallée) who ranks 11th and Yifan WU (Eq. Beyeler) who ranks 17th. They will join the centre's teams from next school year.




Hottopic
24/04/2019 10h30
Bastien REDON from Marsicano's lab will give a presentation entitled ""Role of the endocannabinoid system in motivation for wheel running and palatable food"

Hottopic
27/02/2019 11h00
Zhe ZHAO from Marsicano's lab will give a presentation entitled “Role of the cannabinoid receptor type 1 in the control of water intake”.

Hottopic
30/01/2019 10h00
Yamuna MARIANI from Marsicano's lab will give a presentation entitled "Role of striatonigral and striatopallidal CB1 receptors in the physiology of Basal Ganglia."

Hottopic
19/12/2018 10h00
Ignacio FERNANDEZ MONCADA from Marsicano's lab will give a presentation entitled "A cannabinoid link between astroglial bioenergetics and brain function?"


Seminars
13/12/2018 10h00
Olfaction Symposium - organized by Guillaume Ferreira, Lisa Roux & Giovanni Marsicano

Meeting room: Neurocentre Magendie Seminar Room

Olfaction has long been considered as a « secondary » sensory modality but recent discoveries highlighted its central role in brain functions. During the first session of this symposium, the neurobiological bases of olfactory learning from the early stages of life (Coureaud, Sullivan) to adulthood (Busquets-Garcia, Nicole) will be illustrated. The second session will primarily focus on the physiology of the first relays of olfactory information processing, namely the olfactory bulb and the piriform cortex (or homologous structures in Drosophila), as well as their strong interactions (Nissant, Plaçais, Martin and Wilson)




Busquets-Garcia A, Oliveira da Cruz J, Terral G, Pagano Zottola AC, Soria-Gómez E, Contini A, Martin H, Redon B, Varilh M, Ioannidou C, Drago F, Massa F, Fioramonti X, Trifilieff P, Ferreira G*, Marsicano G* (2018).Hippocampal CB1 receptors control incidental associations. Neuron https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuron.2018.08.014