Dr. Didier Le Ray Organization and Adaptability of Spinal Motor Systems – The Neuroscience Institute at Bordeaux

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  • Alumni

Neurophysiology of locomotor networks plasticity

About Dr. Didier Le Ray

Team: Organization and Adaptability of Motor Systems (Organisation et Adaptabilité des Systèmes Moteurs - OASM)

Domain: Sensory-motor systems

Research interests:

  • Neural organization of locomotor-related behaviors
  • Development of sensory-motor networks
Scientific expertise:
  • Electrophysiology: extra/intracellular recordings, electromyography
  • Kinematics and behavioral analyses
  • Neuroanatomy
Projects:
  • Developmental adaptation of posture/locomotion interactions in the metamorphosing frog
  • Developmental adaptation of spinal locomotor efferent copies to the oculomotor control system
  • Dopaminergic neuromodulation of spinal motor networks in adult frogs
  • Sensory control of spinal motor network assembly during metamorphosis
Collaborations:
  • Pr Réjean Dubuc – Université de Montréal (Canada)
  • Dr Hans Straka – Universität München (Germany)
  • Dr Pierre Legreneur – Université de Lyon, Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle (France)
  • Pr Vincent Bels – Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle (France), Université de Mons (Belgium)
  • Dr Guillaume Rao - Université de la Méditerranée (France)

For further information, please go to: http://www.inb.u-bordeaux2.fr/dev/EN/researcher.php?researcher=Didier%20Le%20Ray&id=248 and http://www.incia.u-bordeaux1.fr/spip.php?article16

An updated publication record can be found here.