Portrait of Alain Destexhe

Alain Destexhe

CNRS | Paris-Saclay University

Alain Destexhe, research director CNRS and CNRS Silver Medal 2008 is today member of the Integrative and computational neuroscience unit (UNIC) of the CNRS at Gif-sur-Yvette.

He is also Director of the European Institute for Theoretical Neuroscience (EITN) in Paris. His research team is located both in Gif sur Yvette and at the EITN in Paris.

Alain Destexhe created a computational neuroscience laboratory at the faculty of medicine of Laval University (Qu├ębec, Canada) where he continued his theoretical work in close relation with experiments, and he later joined the CNRS in 2000. He is now editor in chief of the "Journal of Computational Neuroscience" and director of the Theoretical Neuroscience activities in the Human Brain Project.

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