A new PhD student in P.Franken’s lab

Géraldine Mang is a French student coming from the University of Strasbourg where she did a Licence of Cellular Biology and Physiology, and a Master Degree in Neurosciences. She did her Master Thesis at Novartis, Basel, in the group of Dr Christine Gee where she worked on the “characterization of the cataplectic and narcoleptic phenotype of mice deficient for orexin receptors”. She joined Dr Franken’s group on 1rst September 2010 where she will study the “contribution of glucocorticoid signaling to the regulation of sleep homeostasis and circadian rhythms”.