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Antoine Huet

Antoine Huet (PI;)



Date of birth:          24.01.1990


Address of institution:   Institut für Auditorische Neurowissenschaften

                                     Universitätsmedizin Göttingen       

                                     Robert-Koch-Str. 40

                                     37075 Göttingen

Tel.:                              +49 (0)1525 4641644



Current position:           Research assistant the Institute for Auditory Neuroscience (University Medical Center Göttingen) in collaboration with Prof. Dr. Tobias Moser.



2008 – 2011                    Bachelor degree in Audiology ("grande distinction”), Institut libre Marie-Haps (Brussel, Belgium).

2011 – 2013                    Master degree in Audiology and auditory neuroscience (“mention très bien”), University of Montpellier 1 (Montpellier, France).

2013 – 2016                    PhD program in Biological and Chemical Sciences Related to Health; (“felicitation du jury”), University of Montpellier (Montpellier, France).



December 2016            PhD in ”Biological and Chemical Sciences Related to Health”  (supervision by Prof. J-L. Puel and J. Bourien, PhD), Institut des neurosciences de Montpellier, INSERM U1051, France



Since August 2019        Research assistant, Institute for Auditory Neuroscience , University Medical Center Göttingen, Germany

May 2017 – July 2019    Postdoctoral fellow (Pr. Dr. Tobias Moser), Institute for Auditory Neuroscience , University Medical Center Göttingen, Germany

2017                               Postdoctoral fellow (Pr. J-L. Puel and Jerome Bourien, PhD), Institut des neurosciences de Montpellier, INSERM U1051, France



Fellowships and Awards

2019-2022                      Optical Stimulation of the Auditory Pathway by Blue Photoswitchable Glutamate Receptor Agonists, DFG Priority Program SPP 1926, in collaboration with Pr. Dr. Tobias Moser.

2018-2019                      Forshungförderungsprogramm 2017, University Medical Center Göttingen, Germany.

2017                               PhD thesis price in audiology from the Centre d’Investigation et de Recherche en Audiologie, Lyon, France.

2013                               Best scientific poster from the 35ème congrès des audioprothésistes, Paris, France.

Invited speaker

2016                               Colloque en audiologie, comprendre l’intelligibilité dans le bruit ; 10th and 11th of March, Brussels, Belgium.

Invited seminars

2018                               Prof. Peter Heil, Leibniz Institute for Neurobiology, Magdeburg, Germany.


PUBLICATIONS (with scientific assurance)

1.   D. Keppeler*, R.M. Merino*, D. Lopez de la Morena*, B. Bali^, A. Huet^, A. Gehrt, C. Wrobel, S. Subramanian, T. Dombrowski, F. Wolf, V. Rankovic, A. Neef, T. Moser (2018) Ultrafast optogenetic stimulation of the auditory pathway by targeting-optimized Chronos. EMBO journal [Epub ahead of print]. *equal contribution, ^ equal contribution.

2.   A. Huet, C. Batrel, J. Wang, G. Desmadryl, R. Nouvian, J-L. Puel, J. Bourien (2018) Sound Coding in the Auditory Nerve: From Single Fiber Activity to Cochlear Mass Potentials in Gerbils. Neuroscience [Epub ahead of print].

3.   A. J. Peterson, A. Huet, J. Bourien, J-L. Puel, P. Heil (2018) Recovery of auditory-nerve-fiber spike amplitude under natural excitation conditions. Hearing Research 370: 248.

4.   C. Wrobel*, A. Dieter*, A. Huet, D. Keppeler, C. J. Duque-Afonso, C. Vogl, G. Hoch, M. Jeschke, T. Moser (2018) Optogenetic stimulation of cochlear neurons activates the auditory pathway and re-stores auditory-driven behavior in deaf adult gerbils. Science Translational Medicine 10, eaao0540. *equal contribution

5.   A. Huet, G. Desmadryl, T. Justal, R. Nouvian, J-L. Puel, J. Bourien (2018) The Interplay Between Spike-Time and Spike-Rate Modes in the Auditory Nerve Encodes Tone-In-Noise Threshold. Journal of Neuroscience 38(25):5727.

6.   T. Mager T, D. Lopez de la Morena, V. Senn, J. Schlotte, A. D. Errico, K. Feldbauer, C. Wrobel, S. Jung, K. Bodensiek, V. Rankovic, L. Browne, A. Huet, J. Jüttner, P.G. Wood, J.J. Letz-kus, T. Moser, E. Bamberg (2018) High frequency neural spiking and auditory signaling by ultrafast red-shifted optogenetics.; Nature communication 9(1):1750.

7.   C. Batrel, A. Huet, F. Hasselmann, J. Wang, G. Desmadryl, R. Nouvian, J-L. Puel, J. Bourien (2017) Mass Potentials Recorded at the Round Window Enable the Detection of Low Spontaneous Rate Fibers in Gerbil Auditory Nerve; PLOS One;

8.   A. Huet, C. Batrel, Y. Tang, G. Desmadryl, J. Wang, J-L. Puel, J. Bourien (2016) Sound coding in the auditory nerve of gerbils; Hearing Research 338: 32.

9.   J. Bourien, Y. Tang, C. Batrel, A. Huet, M. Lenoir, S. Ladrech, G. Desmadryl, R. Nouvian, J-L. Puel, J. Wang (2014) Contribution of auditory nerve fibers to compound action potential of the auditory nerve; Journal of Neurophysiology 112: 1025.


Vulgarization article

1.   A. Huet*, J. Bourien* (2017) Spiral Ganglion Neurons : Physiology;

2.   A. Huet (2018), L’optogénétique, le pouvoir d’entendre grâce à la lumière : Audiology infos 54. (Translated in Spanish (2019) Audio En Portada, Congreso Gicca Ediciòn Especial).


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