Alain Chédotal#

Alain Chédotal
Email:alain.chedotal 'at'
Membership Number:4074
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:FRANCE

Present and Previous Positions
  • 2008 - present Directeur de Recherche INSERM (DR1), coordinator of the Department of Development, group leader, Vision Institute, UPMC University, Paris, France
  • 2003 - 2007 Directeur de Recherche INSERM, group leader, CNRS UMR7102, UPMC-Paris 6 University, Paris, France
  • 1997 - 2002 Chargé de Recherche INSERM, INSERM U106, Salpêtriere Hospital, Paris, France
  • 1995 - 1997 Post-Doctoral fellow, UC Berkeley, USA (Adv. Corey S. Goodman)
  • 1991 - 1992 Research Fellow, Montreal Neurological Institute, Montreal, Canada (Adv. E. Hamel)

Fields of Scholarship
  • Developmental neuroscience
  • Mouse genetics
  • Axon guidance
  • Molecular mechanisms controlling the migration of precerebellar neurons
  • Role of semaphorins in cerebellar tangential migration
  • Development, function and evolution of brain commissures
  • Development of retinal layers and vascularization (angiogenesis)
  • Inferior olive and climbing fibers
  • Myelination
  • New methods for study of the nervous tissue: Brain clearing

Honours and Awards
  • Labellisation “Equipe de la Fondation pour la Recherche Médicale (FRM)”, 2006-2010, 2012-2015
  • 2002 Laureat of the Schlumberger Foundation for Education and Research
  • 2001 Young Investigator Award, European Society of Neurochemistry
  • 1995 - 1997 Embo Long term Fellowship

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