The Institut du Fer à Moulin (Fer à Moulin Institute, IFM) is a research institute devoted to the study of the development and plasticity of the nervous system.
Discover the research teams of the Institut du Fer à Moulin and check their recent work and last publications.
The photonic imaging service provides researchers with high-performance equipment and scientific expertise in photonic and electron microscopy.
IFM Young Researchers Day, 5th edition !
Monday, June 5th, 2023 | 9:00 – 17:00 Welcome to the 5th edition of the IFM Young Researchers Day! This event is aimed at PhD students, Master students, and Post docs who want to share their work and learn more about opportunities to continue their careers in science. The event will include a poster session […]
The IFM is recruiting a tenured zootechnician
In order to strengthen its zootechnical team, the IFM is recruiting a zootechnician who will join a team of 5 people, under the direction of the department manager. His/her main mission will be to take care of the animals housed and to monitor their health status. In parallel, the zootechnician will be required to carry […]
C-BRAINS: supporting Neuroscience et Cognitives Sciences in Ile-de-France
On February 16, 2022, the Regional Council of Ile-De-France voted to create 9 new Major Innovation and Research Areas (DIM). The C-BRAINS project, a DIM dedicated to Neurosciences and Cognitive Sciences in Ile-de-France, was selected for funding for 2022-2026. This project brings together >200 research teams located on 17 sites in the Ile-de-France region, as […]
Neurotransmission and signaling
Francis / Goutebroze
Cortical development and pathology
Poncer / Lévi
Plasticity in cortical networks and epilepsy
Cortical migration of interneurons
Roumier / Le Magueresse
Serotonin, Microglia, Plasticity and Disease
Sleep and emotional memory
Stem cells in neurodevelopment and diseases
Pleiotropy of morphogens
Silencing KCC2 in mouse dorsal hippocampus compromises spatial and contextual memory
Simonnet C, Sinha M, Goutierre M, Moutkine I, Daumas S, Poncer JC
Neuropsychopharmacology 2022 Oct 27.
Novel role of the synaptic scaffold protein Dlgap4 in ventricular surface integrity and neuronal migration during cortical development
Romero DM, Poirier K, Belvindrah R, Moutkine I, Houllier A, LeMoing AG, Petit F, Boland A, Collins SC, Soiza-Reilly M, Yalcin B, Chelly J, Deleuze JF, Bahi-Buisson N, Francis F
Nat Commun. (2022) 13, 2746
Convergence of adenosine and GABA signaling for synapse stabilization during development
Montmasson C, Renner M, Canas PM, Gonçalves FQ, Alçada-Morais S, Szabó E, Rodrigues RJ, Agostinho P, Tomé AR, Caillol G, Thoumine O, Nicol X, Leterrier C, Lujan R, Tyagarajan SK, Cunha RA, Esclapez M, Bernard C, Lévi S
Science (2021) 374:eabk2055
Brain neural patterns and the memory function of sleep.
Gabrielle Girardeau, Vitor Lopes-Dos-Santos
Science (2021) 374, 560-564
Dynamic extrinsic pacing of the HOX clock in human axial progenitors controls motor neuron subtype specification
Mouilleau V, Vaslin C, Robert R, Gribaudo S, Nicolas N, Jarrige M, Terray A, Lesueur L, W Mathis M, Croft G, Daynac M, Rouiller-Fabre V, Wichterle H, Ribes V, Martinat C, Nedelec S
Development (2021) 148: dev194514
The cell engineering facility is providing support for the use of human pluripotent stem cells to study neurodevelopment and neurological disorders.