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Gaëlle LEROUX


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Visiting address: Campus Carreire, IBIO building, ground floor (Map)
Tram station: Pellegrin hospital (Tram A)

Postal address: Université de Bordeaux, PAC Carreire, case 71
UMR 5296, GIN, CNRS, CEA, Univ. Bordeaux
146 rue Léo-Saignat, CS 61292, 33076 Bordeaux Cedex, France

Voice: +33 547 304 400
Fax: +33 547 304 394
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RESEARCH INTERESTS

The life-span brain development using neuroimaging (MRI, EEG, MEG) and experimental psychology.
The MRI twin study of adult attention: a Swedish twin study, in collaboration with the Karolinska Institute (Link).

BIOGRAPHY

06/2014- Research engineer at the CNRS, GIN lab, Bordeaux, France (tenured position)

2012-2014 Research engineer at Bordeaux University, GIN lab, France (fixed-term position while I was on a legal temporary leave from Paris Descartes University to accompany my partner in Bordeaux)

2008-2011 Research engineer at Paris Descartes University, GIN lab, France (tenured position)

2006-2007 Postdoctoral fellow at Karolinska Institutet, Pr Torkel Klingberg’s group, Stockholm, Sweden.

2002-2005 PhD in Cognitive Neurosciences (Hons), University of Caen, France.
Dissertation: Neuroimaging of solving a numerical Piaget-like task in young adults. Behavioural data, Hemodynamic data (fMRI) and electrophysiological data (EEG). (Link)
Supervisors: Dr M. Joliot & Pr O. Houdé.

2001-2002 Pre-Doctorate degree in Neuropsychology (Hons), University of Caen, France.
Dissertation: Spatiotemporal dynamics of cognitive inhibitory networks in fMRI, EEG and MEG
Internship of 10 months under the co-supervision of Pr. O. Houdé and Dr M. Joliot (GIN lab, Caen, France).

1999-2001 Master of Science degree in Neurosciences (Hons) University of Caen, France.
Dissertation: SPECT and MEG comparison in epileptic patients
Research internship of 6 months under the supervision of Dr B. Gibaud (IDM lab, Rennes, France).

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PUBLICATIONS

Articles with peer-reviewing

  1. Mazoyer B., Mellet E, Perchey G., Zago L., Crivello F., Jobard G., Delcroix N.,
    Vigneau M., Leroux G., Petit L., Joliot M. and, Tzourio-Mazoyer N. (2016). BIL&GIN: A neuroimaging, cognitive, behavioral, and genetic database for the study of human brain lateralization. NeuroImage.
  2. Tzourio-Mazoyer N., Marie D., Zago L., Jobard G., Perchey G., Leroux G., Mellet E., Joliot M., Crivello F., Petit L. and Mazoyer B. (2014) Heschl’s gyrification pattern is related to speech-listening hemispheric lateralization: FMRI investigation in 281 healthy volunteers. Brain Structure and Function.
  3. Leroux G., Lubin A., Houdé O. and Lanoë C. (2013) How to best train children ad adolescents for fMRI? Meta-analysis of the training methods in developmental neuroimaging. NeuroEducation. 2, 44-71. (PDF) _
  4. Lubin A., Rossi S., Simon G., Lanoë C., Leroux G., Poirel N., Pineau A., Houdé O. (2013) Numerical transcoding proficiency in 10-year-old schoolchildren is associated with grey matter differences: A voxel-based morphometry. Frontiers in Education Psychology. 4:197 (PDF)
  5. Houdé O. [1], Pineau A. [1], Leroux G. [1], Poirel N. [1], Perchey G., Lanoë C., Lubin A., Turbelin MR., Rossi S., Simon G., Delcroix N., Lamberton F., Vigneau M., Wisniewski G., Vicet JR. and Mazoyer B. (2011) Functional MRI study of Piaget’s conservation-of-number task in preschool and school-age children: a neo-piagetian approach. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 110. (PDF)
  6. Poirel N., Simon G., Cassotti M., Leroux G., Perchey G., Lanoë C., Lubin A., Turbelin MR., Rossi S., Pineau A., and Houdé O. (2011) The shift from local to global visual processing in 6-year-old children is associated with grey matter loss. Plos One. 6, 20879. (PDF)
  7. Poirel N., Vidal M., Pineau A., Lanoë C., Leroux G., Lubin A., Turbelin MR., Berthoz A. and Houdé O. (2011). Evidence of different developmental trajectories for length estimation according to egocentric and allocentric viewpoints in children and adults. Experimental Psychology. 58(2). (PDF)
  8. Joliot M., Leroux G., Dubal S., Tzourio-Mazoyer N., Houdé O., Mazoyer B. and Petit L. (2009). Cognitive inhibition of number/length interference in a Piaget-like task: Evidence by combining ERP and MEG. Clinical Neurophysiology, 120. (PDF)
  9. Leroux G. [1], Spiess J. [1], Zago L., Rossi S., Lubin A., Turbelin M-R., Mazoyer B., Tzourio-Mazoyer N., Houdé O. and Joliot M. (2009). Adult brains don’t fully overcome biases that lead to incorrect performance during cognitive development: An fMRI study in young adults completing a Piaget-like task. Developmental Science, 12, 326-338. (PDF)
  10. McNab F., Leroux G., Strand F., Thorell L., Bergman S. and Klingberg T. (2008) Common and unique components of inhibition and working memory: An fMRI, within subjects, investigation. Neuropsychologia, 46. (PDF)
  11. Leroux G., Joliot M., Dubal S., Mazoyer B., Tzourio-Mazoyer N. and Houdé O. (2006). Cognitive inhibition of number/length interference in a Piaget-like task: Evidence from ERP and fMRI. Human Brain Mapping, 27. (PDF)

Book

  1. Houdé O. & Leroux G. (3 editions in 2009 ; 2013 ; 2015) Psychologie du développement cognitif. Paris: PUF (272 p.) Link.


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Invited presentations to international conferences / workshops

  1. Lanoë C., Leroux G., Lubin A., Rossi S., Pineau A., Houdé O. (2012) Méta-analyse des méthodes de préparation à l’IRMf chez l’enfant et l’adolescent. Quelles préconisations pour la neuroéducation ? Symposium « Méthodologie de recherche en neuroéducation et retombées éducatives » organised during the 17th AMSE congress, University of Reims, France. (Link)
  2. Lubin A., Rossi S., Simon G., Lanoë C., Leroux G., Poirel P., Pineau A., Houdé O. (2012) Variations neuro-anatomiques chez des enfants présentant des performances numériques différentes : une étude en VBM (voxel-based morphometry). Symposium « Méthodologie de recherche en neuroéducation et retombées éducatives » organised during the 17th AMSE congress, University of Reims, France. (Link)
  3. Rossi S., Leroux G., Lubin A., Lanoë C. Poirel N., Pineau A. & Houdé O. (2010). Imagerie du développement des enfants d’âge scolaire : Apports de la neuroimagerie à la compréhension du développement cognitif de l’enfant en lien avec les apprentissages scolaires. Applications en psychopédagogie. Entretiens Francophones de la Psychologie, Boulogne-Billancourt, France.
  4. Leroux G. (2008). Neural bases of solving a numerical Piaget-like task in children and young adults. Behavioral data, hemodynamic data (fMRI) and electrophysiological data (EEG). Development of Executive Functions Workshop, Oxford, United-Kingdom.

    Invited presentations to national conferences / seminars

  5. Houdé O., Leroux G. & Joliot M. (2007). Un enfant dans le cerveau adulte : études d’IRMf et d’ERP chez de jeunes adultes réalisant une tâche adaptée de Jean Piaget. Colloque of “ACI Neurosciences Intégratives et Computationnelles”. Collège de France. Paris, France.
  6. Leroux G. (2007) NeuroImaging using Magnetic resonance Imaging (MRI). Seminar for the Junior Faculty of the Stockholm Brain Institute. Stockholm, Sweden.
  7. Leroux G. (2006) Approche développementale de la cognition numérique. Séminaire dans le service de pédopsychiatrie du CHU de Caen, France.
  8. Leroux G. (2006) Le nombre : de l’enfant à l’adulte. Approche multidisciplinaire. Séminaire pour le Café de la délégation CNRS. Caen, France.

Abstracts in conferences (14 items since 2004)

  • 14th, 15th European Conference on Developmental Psychology.
  • Workshop on challenges and methods in developmental neuroimaging. Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • 10th, 11th, 13th, 15th, 16th, 17th International Conferences on Functional Mapping of the Human Brain.


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TEACHING

Since 2005 Junior lecturer (all degrees) in:

  • methodology (180H)
  • cognitive psychology (116H)
  • neurosciences (58H)
  • informatics (44H)
  • statistics (36H)
  • developmental psychology (33H)
  • biology (16H).

CO-SUPERVISION OF STUDENTS

2010-2011 1 PhD student with Pr O. Houdé and Pr B. Guillois
2010-2011 2 Master students with Dr C. Lanoë
2009-2010 1 Pre-doctorate student ("Biology-Health", Neuroscience option) with Dr S. Rossi

GRANT

2010-2013 PhD Scholarship to Mrs A. Bellot, partly funded by the Conseil Régional de Basse-Normandie about "Prematurity and inhibitory control at school using ERP”

EXPERIMENT

Neuroimaging (set-up, acquisition & processing of the data, publications):
- Structural & functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (sMRI & fMRI) (90 adults & 80 children aged 5 to 13 years), diffusion-weighted MRI (30 adults).
- Simultaneous Electro- & Magneto-encephalography (17 adults).

Experimentation with a psychologist:
- 180 children & 50 adults.

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ACADEMIC AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTIVITIES

2015 Reviewer for Economy et Statistics Review from the INSEE.
2014- Elected representative of the technicians/engineers at the Department of the Life and Health Sciences at Bordeaux University, France.
2013-2015 In charge of the security of the information systems for the laboratory (CSSI, CNRS)
2013- Expert member for the technicians/engineers appointing committees for the French Universities (Link)
2013 Contribution to 2 interactive applications for the MEMOIRE/S exhibition, ART’M. (Link)
2012; 2015 Committee member for a competitive examination (engineer). Univ. of Caen and Bordeaux, France.
2011 Reviewer for Neuropsychologia journal.
2011 Reviewer for a grant application (CRSH), Canada.
2010-2011 Elected representative of the ITAS au Comité d’Hygiène et de Sécurité (CHS) du GIP Cyceron, Caen, France.
2008-2011 Activity leader during 4 annual "Science Day", Caen.
2005 Leader of a round-table conference « Zoom sur la recherche en Normandie », CNRS DR 19, Deauville, France.
2004-2005 Activity leader of several "Science bars", Caen, France.
2004-2005 SAB for the exhibition "6 senses for life", CCSTI de la Drôme, France.
2003-2005 Elected representative of the PhD students at the “laboratory council”.
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TRAINING

2016 Programming in Python, Bordeaux, France.
2015 Presentation of the process of ISO certification, Bordeaux, France.
2013 Mobile information technology and their environnement in the information system, Bordeaux, France.
2013 Methodology for web sites and SPIP trainings sessions, Bordeaux, France.
2013 Trainings to become an "expert" member in the academic appointing committees, Paris, France.
2011 The good clinical practices. Regulatory reminder. University hospital of Caen, Promotion and Research Board, Caen, France.
2010 Leading a project for scientific grant applications, Caen, France.
2010 6th annual meeting of the European Psychiatric Association. "Imaging Brain Plasticity and Development", Paris, France.(Link)
2009 15th International Conference on functional Mapping of the Human Brain, San Francisco, CA, USA. (Link)
2009 Workshop on challenges and methods in developmental neuroimaging. Amsterdam, The Netherlands. (Link)
2008 Training Workshop: Development of Executive Functions. Oxford, United Kingdom.
2007 SPM5 course. London, United Kingdom.
2006 MEG in paediatrics. Toronto, Canada.
2005 11th International Conference on functional Mapping of the Human Brain, Toronto, Canada.
2004 10th International Conference on functional Mapping of the Human Brain, Budapest, Hungary.
2002 Curry: Source localization for EEG and MEG, NeuroScan School. Hamburg, Germany.

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PRESS RELEASE

2009 IDEAS study: Les dossiers de la Recherche, Video

LINKS

  • RISC (Relais d’Information sur les
    Sciences de la Cognition).
  • COGITER In French.
  • MEMORYA In French.

last update: Oct. 2015

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