New article in Molecular Psychiatry

Morel C., Fernandez S. P., Pantouli F., Meye F. J., Marti F., Tolu S., Parnaudeau S., Marie H., Tronche F., Maskos U., Moretti M., Gotti C., Han M.-H., Bailey, Mameli A. M., Barik J. and Faure P.
Nicotinic receptors mediate stress-nicotine detrimental interplay via dopamine cells’ activity.
Molecular Psychiatry 2017 [Article].

New article in Molecular Psychiatry

Benamer N., Marti F., Lujan R., Hepp R., Aubier T. G., Dupin A. A. M., Frébourg G., Pons S., Maskos U., Faure P., Hay Y. A., Lambolez B. and Tricoire L.
GluD1, linked to schizophrenia, controls the burst firing of dopamine neurons.
Molecular Psychiatry 2017 [Article].

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New article in Scientific Report

Stefania Tolu, Fabio Marti, Carole Morel, Carole Perrier, Nicolas Torquet, Stephanie Pons, Renaud de Beaurepaire, and Philippe Faure.
Nicotine enhances alcohol intake and dopaminergic responses through β2* and β4* nicotinic acetylcholine receptors.
Scientific Report 2017 [Article].

Congratulations to Dr Alexandre Mourot

Alexandre was awarded the Medisite foundation prize in Neuroscience.

New article in Nature rewiews Drug Discovery

Artigas F., Schenker E., Celada P., Spedding M., Lladó-Pelfort L., Jurado N., Núñez M., Santana N., Troyano-Rodriguez E., Riga MS., van den Munkhof H., Castañé A., Shaban H., Jay TM., Tripathi A., Godsil BP., Sebban C., Mariani J., Faure P., Takkilah S., Hughes ZA., Siok CJ., Hajos M., Wicke K., Gass N., Weber-Fahr W., Sartorius A., Becker R., Didriksen M., Bastlund JF., Tricklebank M., Risterucci C., Meyer-Lindenberg A., Schwarz AJ. (2017). Defining the brain circuits involved in psychiatric disorders: IMI-NEWMEDS. Nature reviews Drug discovery, 16(1), pp.1–2. [Abstract]

Congratulations to Dr Steve Didienne

Steve successfully defended his PhD on december 2.

New article in Psychopharmacology

Besson M., Guiducc S., Granon S., Guilloux J.-P., Guiard B., Repérant C., Faure P., Pons S., Cannazza G., Zoli M., Gardier A., Maskos U. (2016). Alterations in alpha5* nicotinic acetylcholine receptors result in midbrain- and hippocampus-dependent behavioural and neural impairments. Psychopharmacology (Berl), 233(18), pp.3297–3314. [Abstract]

New article in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience

Royet J.-P., Meunier D., Torquet N., Mouly A.-M., Jiang T.
The Neural Bases of Disgust for Cheese: An fMRI Study
Front. Hum. Neurosci. 10:511. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2016.00511 (2016) [Abstract]

New article in F1000 research

Torquet N., De Chaumont F., Faure P., Bourgeron T., Ey E.
mouseTube – a database to collaboratively unravel mouse ultrasonic communication
F1000Research, 5:2332, doi: 10.12688/f1000research.9439.1 (2016). [Abstract]

New article in Jove

Ferhat A.-T., Torquet N., Le Sourd A.-M., de Chaumont F., Olivo-Marin J.-C., Faure P., Bourgeron T., Ey E.
Recording Mouse Ultrasonic Vocalizations to Evaluate Social Communication.
J. Vis. Exp. (112), e53871, doi:10.3791/53871 (2016). [Abstract]

New article in Nature Neuroscience

Isingrini E., Perret L., Rainer Q., Amilhon B., Guma E., Tanti A., Martin G., Robinson J., Moquin L., Marti F., Mechawar N., Williams S., Gratton A., Giros B.
Resilience to chronic stress is mediated by noradrenergic regulation of dopamine neurons.
Nat Neurosci. 2016 Apr;19(4):560-3. doi: 10.1038/nn.4245. Epub 2016 Feb 15. [Abstract]

New article in Nature Neuroscience

Naudé J., Tolu S., Dongelmans M., Torquet N., Valverde S., Rodriguez G., Pons S., Maskos U., Mourot A., Marti F., Faure P.
Nicotinic receptors in the ventral tegmental area promote uncertainty-seeking.
Nature Neuroscience, january 2016, doi:10.1038/nn.4223. [Abstract]

mouseTube online

logo_mousetube_littlemouseTube is an online database allowing scientists to share mouse ultrasonic vocalization audio files. mouseTube allows to sort vocalization recordings by mouse strain, or by a given context within a protocol. mouseTube facilitates the comparison of ultrasonic vocalizations between individuals, strains, contexts… Link to mouseTube.

Here is a short video introduction to mouseTube: