Armen Saghatelyan, PhD
Principal Investigator

Armen is Canada Research Chair in postnatal neurogenesis (2005-2015).

He obtained his PhD in 2000 at University of Hamburg and after performing two postdoctoral trainings in France, established his lab au Université Laval in november 2005.

Marina Snapyan, PhD
Research Assistant

Marina obtained her PhD in 2002 at University of Nantes, France and performed postdoctoral training in Gif-sur-Yvette, France. She joined the lab in 2005 as the postdoctoral fellow and since 2009 she is the research assistant.

Qian Li, PhD
postdoctoral fellow

Qian obtained her PhD at University of Edinburgh, UK and joined the lab in september 2015. She is interested in the stem cells located in the olfactory epithelium.

Archana joined the lab in november 2011 after completing her MSc studies at Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France.

She is interested in the physiology of adult stem cells.

Sarah Malvaut, MSc
PhD student

Sarah joined the lab in january 2014 after completing her MSc at University Bordeaux Segalen, France.

She is interested in the role of different subpopulations of interneurons in the adult olfactory bulb.

Lab News

June 20, 2018

Congrats Delphine and Sarah

For the paper published in the Scientific Reports and describing the role of calretinin expressing granule cells in the olfactory bulb.

November 06, 2017

Congratulations to Sarah, and to Delphine, Linda and Marie-Anne

For the paper published in the Current Biology and describing functionally distinct subtypes of granule cells in the olfactory bulb.

October 01, 2017

Congratulations to Delphine

for her review "Different forms of structural plasticity in the adult olfactory bulb" published in Neurogenesis.

January 18, 2017

It is now Dr. Bakhshetyan!

Congratulations to Karen for successfully defending his thesis entitled “Tracking neuronal development in the adult brain”

August 31, 2016

Congratulations to Vincent, as well as to Karen, Delphine, Rodrigo and Marina

For the paper published in the Nature Communication and describing new form of structural plasticity of adult-born neurons in the olfactory bulb.

April 04, 2016

Congratulations to Archana and Rodrigo

for their review article describing the role of astrocytes in the adult subventricular zone, migratory stream and olfactory bulb published in the Frontiers in Neurogenesis.

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Cedric Bressan, MSc
PhD student

Cedric joined the lab in january 2014 after obtaining his MSc degree in Biological Engineering at Polytech-Clermont Ferrand, France.

He aims at understanding the mechanisms controlling long-ranging migration of neuronal precursors.

Tiziano Siri, MSc
PhD student

Tiziano joined the lab in February 2018 after completing his MSc studies at University Roma Tre, Rome, Italy.

He is interested in the morpho-functional differences between early-born adult-born neurons in the olfactory bulb. 

Alessandra obtained her MSc degree in Cellular and Molecular Biology at University of Bologna, Italy, and joined the lab in January 2018.

Her interest is to understand the mechanisms of neuronal precursors migration in neurodevelopmental disorders. 

Majid joined the lab in August 2018 after completing his MSc studies at Yasuj University of Medical Sciences, Yasuj, Iran.

 

He is interested in the physiology of neural stem cells.

Vlad Stefan Constantinescu, MSc
PhD student

Vlad obtained my MSc degree from the University of Groningen (Netherlands). 

He joined the lab in June 2019 with the interest of understanding the mechanisms of synaptic integration of adult-born neurons into already established neuronal networks of the olfactory bulb.

Marcos joined our and Martin Levesque's labs in october 2014 after obtaining his MSc degree at University of Coimbra, Portugal.

He aims at understanding the development of dopaminergic system.

Alumni (since 2014)

Rodrigo Roberto Bammann, PhD
postdoctoral fellow

Rodrigo obtained his PhD at University of Leicester, UK and joined the lab in january 2015. He returned to England in february 2016. He performed calcium imaging in adult-born neurons.

Karen Bakhshetyan, MSc
PhD

Karen joined the lab in january 2012 after obtaining his MSc degree at State Engineering University of Armenia.

He is interested in the migration and maturation of newborn cells in the adult olfactory bulb.

Linda Suzanne David
MSc, PhD

Linda joined the lab in 2007 as a MSc student. In 2009 she started her PhD that she completed in 2014. She studied the role of extracellular molecule in the adult and early postnatal neurogenesis in the olfactory bulb. She is now a postdoctoral fellow at Université Laval.

Vincent Breton-Provencher
MSc, PhD

Vincent joined the lab in 2007, first as a MSc student and since 2009 as a PhD student. He studied the functional role of adult-born neurons, as well as how these cells mature and integrate into the bulbar network. He completed his studies in 2014. He is now a postdoctoral fellow at MIT.

Delphine Hardy, MSc
PhD student

Delphine joined the lab in january 2012 after completing her MSc studies at University Paris Descartes, Paris, France

She is interested in the role of calretinin-expressing adult-born neurons in the olfactory bulb. She is currently PDF in INMED, Marseille.

Arthur Bagramyan, MSc
PhD student

Arthur obtained his MSc degree in Biophotonics at Université Laval. He started his PhD in january 2015.

Arthur aims at developing and testing new imaging tools.

Contact:

Armen Saghatelyan, PhD

armen.saghatelyan@fmed.ulaval.ca

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