Nicolas COQUERY, IR
Research topics and scientific objectives
Impact of nutrition on brain functions with in vivo and ex vivo imaging
Education and main positions held
2011/2012 Authorization for animal handling (Niv. II) and surgery
2004-2009 Medical Neuroscience PhD Program, Humboldt University, PhD student in the Laboratory for Molecular Psychiatry, Clinic for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite-Mitte, Berlin – Germany
2002-2004 ESIL-Biotechnology, Engineering School in Biotechnology. University of Aix Marseille II – France
1997-2002 Master’s Degree of Cell Biology and Physiology. University of Paris XI – France
From 2013 Research associate (IR), INRA, Food and Digestive, Nervous and Behavioural Adaptations Unit (UR ADNC), St-Gilles, France
2008-2013 Postdoctoral Fellow, Functionnal and Metabolic Neuroimaging Laboratory of the Grenoble Institute of Neuroscience GIN – U836 – INSERM, France
Systemic and local therapy against Glioblastoma, special focus on imaging.
Radiotherapy. Radiosensitizing, Multiparametric MRI measurements. Ex vivo imaging: macroscopy, 2 photons. Murine and human glioblastoma model (F98, C6, RG2, U87). Stereotactic surgery. Convection-enhanced delivery (CED). MRI acquisition and processing. Stem cell in vivo tracking: bioluminescence, fluorescence.
2004-2008 Medical Neuroscience PhD Program, Humboldt University, PhD student in the Laboratory for Molecular Psychiatry, Clinic for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite-Mitte, Berlin – Germany
PhD Thesis: Hippocampal mesenchymal stem cells transplantation in rat model of depression
Culturing MSC, lentiviral transduction, labelling with superparamagnetic agent (VSOP). MRI in vivo cell tracking (7T) and analysis (ImageJ, Amira). Immunohistochemistry (neurogenesis). Animal handling and stereotactic operative procedure. Models of depression in rodent: Learned Helplessness, Modified Forced Swim Test.
Involved in all projects of Team Alice related with brain imaging: SLK, Hed-O-Shift. Development of MRI-based brain imaging in pig.