VOUIMBA, Rose-Marie

Institution: Bordeaux University, France

Laboratory/Department: Institut de Neurosciences cognitives et intégratives d’Aquitaine (INCIA), CNRS UMR 5287

Position: Associate Professor of Neuroscience

Research topic:

  1. Early changes in spinal motor networks from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) mouse models
  2. Interactions between emotions and memory systems: from normal to pathological aging

Methodologies: Electrophysiology in vitro and in vivo, multisite recordings in freely moving mice and rats, stereotaxy, excitotoxic lesion, intracerebral microinjection, behavioral models

3 significant publications:

  • Boitard C, Maroun M, Tantot F, Cavaroc A, Sauvant J, Marchand A, Layé S, Capuron L, Darnaudery M, Castanon N, Coutureau E, Vouimba RM, Ferreira G. (2015) Juvenile obesity enhances emotional memory and amygdala plasticity through glucocorticoids. J Neurosci. 35(9):4092-103. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3122-14.2015.
  • Vouimba RM, Richter-Levin G. (2013) Different patterns of amygdala priming differentially affect dentate gyrus plasticity and corticosterone, but not CA1 plasticity. Front Neural Circuits. 3;7:80. doi:10.3389/fncir.2013.00080.
  • Vouimba RM, Maroun M. (2011) Learning-induced changes in mPFC-BLA connections after fear conditioning, extinction, and reinstatement of fear. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2011 36(11):2276-85. doi: 10.1038/npp.2011.115.

Participation in the EMN-Online teaching:

S2 – Behavior, Emotion and Cognition

  • Partners

  • partner_idex
    Excellence Initiative of the University of Bordeaux
  • partner_erasmus
    Erasmus+ Programme
  • partner_mns
    Mediterranean Neuroscience Society
  • partner_ibro
    International Brain Research Organization