NeuroTime students of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Editions.

Jiahao YE

Chinese citizen


The central extended amygdale: between fear and pain



- Pierre VEINANTE: INCI/Unistra, Strasbourg, France

- Ad AERTSEN: BCF/ALUF, Freiburg, Germany

- Andreas LÜTHI: FMI/UniBas, Basel, Switzerland


PhD thesis defended: February 8th 2018 - Strasbourg, France


Current position:

Postdoctoral Researcher

Northwestern University /Department of Pharmacology, Feinberg Medical School, Chicago, United States


NeuroTime Publication:

- Brain Struct Funct. 2019 Jan 4. doi: 10.1007/s00429-018-01825-1. Cell-type specific parallel circuits in the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis and the central nucleus of the amygdala of the mouse. Ye J, Veinante P.


Mexican citizen

Implications of reproduction and energy metabolism: a round way trip via RF-amide peptides



- Valérie SIMONNEAUX: INCI CNRS UPR3212/Unistra, Strasbourg, France

- Andries KALSBEEK: NIN/UvA, Amsterdam, The Netherlands


- Kisspeptin and RFRP3 modulate body mass in Phodopus sungorus via two different neuroendocrine pathways. Cázarez-Márquez F, Milesi S, Laran-Chich MP, Klosen P, Kalsbeek A, Simonneaux V. J Neuroendocrinol. 2019 Mar 19:e12710. doi: 10.1111/jne.12710.


Turkish citizen

Brain networks in stress- and pain- induced depression: insight into the structural and functional mechanisms in the anterior cingulated cortex



- Laura HARSAN: BCF/ALUF, Freiburg, Germany

- Ipek YALCIN: INCI CNRS UPR3212/Unistra, Strasbourg, France

PhD thesis defended: September 5th 2019 - Strasbourg, France



- Correction of cognitive deficits in mouse models of Down syndrome by a pharmacological inhibitor of DYRK1A. Nguyen TL, Duchon A, Manousopoulou A, Loaëc N, Villiers B, Pani G, Karatas M, Mechling AE, Harsan LA, Limanton E, Bazureau JP, Carreaux F, Garbis SD, Meijer L, Herault Y.

Dis Model Mech. 2018 Aug 16. pii: dmm.035634. doi: 10.1242/dmm.035634.

- Hyperactivity of Anterior Cingulate Cortex Areas 24a/24b Drives Chronic Pain-Induced Anxiodepressive-like Consequences. Sellmeijer J, Mathis V, Hugel S, Li XH, Song Q, Chen QY, Barthas F, Lutz PE, Karatas M, Luthi A, Veinante P, Aertsen A, Barrot M, Zhuo M, Yalcin I.

J Neurosci. 2018 Mar 21;38(12):3102-3115. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3195-17.2018. Epub 2018 Feb 20.

- Cingulate Overexpression of Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase Phosphatase-1 as a Key Factor for Depression. Barthas F, Humo M, Gilsbach R, Waltisperger E, Karatas M, Leman S, Hein L, Belzung C, Boutillier AL, Barrot M, Yalcin I. Biol Psychiatry. 2017 Sep 1;82(5):370-379. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2017.01.019. Epub 2017 Feb 14.

NeuroTime students of the 3rd Edition (2014)

María  De Los Milagros ARIETTI

Argentinean citizen

Structural and functional modifications underlying light hyper-sensitivity in the Rev-Erbα knockout mouse retina



- David HICKS: INCI CNRS UPR3212/Unistra, Strasbourg France

- Maarten KAMERMANS: NIN/UvA, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Şehrazat KAVRAAL

Turkish citizen

Temporal cholinergic modulation of neuronal circuit



- Matilde CORDERO-ERAUSQUIN: INCI CNRS UPR3212/Unistra, Strasbourg, France

- Chris DE ZEEUW: NIN/UvA, Amsterdam, The Netherlands


Serbian citizen

Regulation of daily phagocytosis of photoreceptor outer segments, a critical event for retinal survival



- Marie-Paule FELDER-SCHMITTBUHL: INCI CNRS UPR3212/Unistra, Strasbourg France

- Arthur BERGEN: NIN/UvA, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

PhD thesis defended: April 1st 2020 - Amsterdam, The Netherlands (online)

NeuroTime Publications:

- Bagchi U, Gegnaw ST, Milićević N, et al. Core-clock genes Period 1 and 2 regulate visual cascade and cell cycle components during mouse eye development [published online ahead of print, 2020 Aug 12]. Biochim Biophys Acta Gene Regul Mech. 2020;1863(10):194623. doi:10.1016/j.bbagrm.2020.194623

-Nemanja Milićević, Angelica Duursma, Anneloor L. M. A. ten Asbroek, Marie-Paule Felder-Schmittbuhl & Arthur A. Bergen (2019) Does the circadian clock make RPE-mediated ion transport “tick” via SLC12A2 (NKCC1)?, Chronobiology International, 36:11, 1592-1598, DOI: 10.1080/07420528.2019.1653317

- Milićević N, Mazzaro N, de Bruin I, et al. Rev-Erbα and Photoreceptor Outer Segments modulate the Circadian Clock in Retinal Pigment Epithelial Cells. Sci Rep. 2019;9(1):11790. Published 2019 Aug 13. doi:10.1038/s41598-019-48203-3