Jean-François Brunet - Short Bio

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Jean-François Brunet completed an MD (1984) and a PhD in immunology (1987), started working on the nervous system during a post-doc at Columbia University (1988-1990), joined the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, leading a group of developmental neuroscience first at the Institut de Biologie du Développement in Marseillle (1993-2001), then at the École Nomale Supérieure in Paris (2002-Present). He studies the neural control of vital fonctions (breathing, digestion and blood circulation) in an effort to integrate its developmental, evolutionary and physiological dimensions.