Curriculum Vitæ


since 2014
Co-director of the Research Master in Cognitive Science (ENS, EHESS, Université Paris-Descartes).
Adjunct professor at Ecole Normale Supérieure.
since 2011
Directeur de recherches (senior research scientist) at CNRS.
since 2002
Chargé de recherches (junior research scientist) at CNRS, Laboratoire de Sciences Cognitives et Psycholinguistique (UMR 8554). 
Marie Curie Fellow at Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London
Project entitled "Functional and neurological characterisation of developmental dyslexia", under the supervision of Uta Frith.

Academic background (Neurotree)

Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches, Sciences de la vie et de la santé, Université Pierre et Marie Curie.
Title: "Cognitive, neural and genetic origins of disorders of language acquisition".
Ph.D. in Cognitive Science under the supervision of Jacques Mehler, at EHESS, Paris.
Dissertation entitled "Languages' rhythm and language acquisition", and defended on 25/11/1999.
DEA (M.Sc.) in Cognitive Science at EHESS, Paris.
Ingénieur diplômé de l'École Polytechnique.

Grants and awards

Grant from the DUNE call, Programme d’Investissements d’Avenir, for the project « SIDES 3.0 » (PI : O. Palombi, U. Grenoble Alpes). 
Grant from foundation Agir pour l’Audition for "Cortical oscillations and auditory processing in developmental dyslexia" (PI : FR).
Grant from E-Fran (Investissements d’Avenir) for “Parcours connectés” (PI: Florence Rizzo, SynLab) 
Joint research program CNRS / National Natural Science Foundation of China “Cognitive development and literacy acquisition in French and in Chinese children” (PIs: FR, Hua Shu).
Grant from Agence Nationale de la Recherche "DysEden: Social determinants of psychological and specific learning disorders in school children".
Scientific excellence award (French ministry for higher education and research).
Grant from Agence Nationale de la Recherche "Dysbrain: The dyslexic brain".
Grant from Agence Nationale de la Recherche for « Socodev : Normal and pathological development of social cognition » (PI: E. Dupoux).
Grant from Agence Nationale de la Recherche for GENEDYS: Cognitive, neurological and genetic origins of developmental language disorders.
European Commission Grant for NEURODYS: Dyslexia genes and neurobiological pathways (PI: G. Schulte-Körne, U. Marburg)
European Commission Grant for NEUROCOM: Neural origins of language and communication (PI: G. Orban, K.U. Leuven)
Norman Geschwind Prize of the Rodin Remediation Academy.
Grant from Ville de Paris for Genetics of language and communication: Autism, specific language impairment and dyslexia (PI: Thomas Bourgeron, Inst. Pasteur).
ESRC grant for Phonological representation and processing in children with specific language impairment (PI: H. van der Lely, UCL).
Fyssen Foundation grant for Phonological processing in developmental dyslexia.
Marie Curie fellowship from the European Commission for Functional and neurological characterisation of developmental dyslexia.
GIS Sciences de la Cognition grant for Natural and artificial models of speech perception: the role of prosody in language processing and acquisition (PI: P. Dominey, ISC Lyon).
Ph.D. scholarship from Délégation Générale pour l'Armement.
M.Sc. scholarship from École Polytechnique.



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Member of the Scientific council of the French education ministry (2017- ).

Member of the SH4 Starting Grants panel of the European Research Council (2017).

Member of the Scientific Committee, European Dyslexia Association (2016 - ).

Editorial Board, Annals of Dyslexia (2014 - ).

Member of the Scientific Advisory Committee, Dyslexia International (2010 - ).

Board of Associate Editors, Cognitive Neuropsychology (2010- ).

Membre du Comité Scientifique de la Fédération Française des Dys (2006- ).

Membre du comité scientifique du Réseau TAP Ile-de-France Sud(2006 - ).

Developmental & pediatric neurology Faculty member, Faculty of 1000 Medicine(2006-2011).

Member of the Editorial Board of Cognition (2002-2006).

Article peer-review (Publons profile)

Ad-hoc reviews for Behavioral and Brain Functions, Brain, Brain and Language, British Journal of Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Neuropsychology, Current Biology, Developmental Science, Experimental Brain Research, Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Journal of the International Phonetic Association, Journal of Learning Disabilities, Journal of Memory and Language, Journal of Phonetics, Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research, Language and Cognitive Processes, Language and Speech, Neuroreport, PLoS One, PNAS, Science, Scientific Studies of Reading, Trends in Cognitive Sciences, Trends in Neuroscience and Education.

Reviews of grant proposals for Auckland Medical Research Foundation, Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research, European Research Council, Ville de Paris, PHRC, Agence Nationale de la Recherche, CNRS, Research Foundation Flanders, Katholieke University Leuven, Israel Science Foundation, Catalan Agency for Health Technology Assessment and Research, Wellcome Trust, Fondazione Pierfranco e Luisa Mariani, Medical Research Council, MENESR, Economic and Social Research Council.