Short CV/Education and training

  • Since 2020
    Group Leader at the Institute of Biology of the Ecole Normale Supérieure (IBENS, Paris).

  • Since 2014
    Tenured researcher at Inserm

  • 2013 – 2019
    Principal investigator at Institute of Biology of the Ecole Normale Supérieure (IBENS, Paris).

  • 2010 – 2013
    Postdoc with Prof. Franck Polleux at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA and the Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, USA.

  • 2005 – 2009
    PhD candidate in Neurosciences with Prof. Antoine Triller at University Paris 6 and Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France.

  • 2002 – 2005
    Magistère of Biology (selective research training track), Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France.

  • 2004 – 2005
    Master in Neurosciences, University Paris 6, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France.

Selected publications

  • Gemin O, Serna P, Zamith J, Assendorp N, Fossati M, Rostaing P, Triller A and Charrier C, Unique properties of dually innervated dendritic spines in pyramidal neurons of the somatosensory cortex uncovered by 3D correlative light and electron microscopy, Plos Biology, in press.

  • Fossati M, Charrier C, Trans-synaptic interactions of ionotropic glutamate receptors (2020) Curr Opin Neurobiol, 66:85-92.

  • Fossati M, Assendorp N, Gemin O, Colasse S, Dingli F, Arras G, Loew D and Charrier C, Tans-synaptic signaling via the glutamate receptor delta-1 mediates inhibitory synapse formation in cortical pyramidal neurons (2019) Neuron, 104(6):1081-1094.e7.

  • Maffei A, Charrier C, Caiati M, Barberis A, Mahadevan V, Woodin M and Tyagarajan SK, Emerging mechanisms underlying dynamics of GABAergic synapses (2017) J Neurosci, 37(45): 10792–10799.

  • Fossati M, Pizzarelli R, Schmidt ER, Kupferman JV, Stroebel D, Polleux F, Charrier C, SRGAP2 and its human-specific paralog co-regulate the development of excitatory and inhibitory synapses (2016) Neuron, 91(2):356-69.

  • Charrier C and Polleux F, How human-specific SRGAP2 gene duplications control human brain development (2012) Médecine/Sciences, 28(11):911-4.

  • Charrier C, Joshi K, Coutinho-Budd J, Kim JE, Lambert N, de Marchena J, Jin WL, Vanderhaeghen P, Ghosh A, Sassa T and Polleux F, Inhibition of SRGAP2 by its human-specific paralogs induces neoteny during spine maturation (2012) Cell, 149(4):923-35.

  • Charrier C, Machado P, Tweedie-Cullen RY, Rutishouser D, Mansuy IM and Triller A, A crosstalk between β1 and β3 integrins controls glycine receptor and gephyrin trafficking at synapses (2010) Nature Neuroscience, 13(11):1388-95.

  • Lévi S, Schweizer C, Bannai H, Pascual O, Charrier C, Triller A, Homeostatic regulation of synaptic GlyR numbers driven by lateral diffusion (2008) Neuron, 59(2):261-73

  • Charrier C, Ehrensperger MV, Dahan M, Lévi S, Triller A, Cytoskeleton regulation of glycine receptor number at synapses and diffusion in the plasma membrane (2006) J Neurosci, 26:8502-11.


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