Nicolas Chenouard

Nicolas Chenouard

Post-Doctoral Fellow



Post-doctoral fellow

Education and Training

  • Post-doctoral fellow in image and signal processing, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland, with Prof. M. Unser, 2010-2012
  • Ph. D. student in biological image processing, Institut Pasteur, and Telecom ParisTech, Paris, France, with Dr. J.-C. Olivo-Marin and Prof. I. Bloch., 2006-2010
  • M. Sc. degree in Artificial Intelligence and Decision, University Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris VI), Paris, France, 2005-2006
  • Eng. degree in BioInformatics and Modeling, Institut National des Sciences Appliquées (INSA), Lyon, France, 2001-2006

Research Interests

I am interested in characterizing synaptic transmission in the central nervous system at the nanometer and millisecond scales. My work relies on quantum dots vesicle labeling and novel microscopy and image processing techniques to do so.

Selected Publications

  • N. Chenouard, I. Smal, F. de Chaumont, M., ... , J.-C. Olivo-Marin & E. Meijering, "Objective comparison of particle tracking methods.", Nature Methods, in press, published online January 2014.
  • N. Chenouard, I. Bloch and JC. Olivo-Marin, "Multiple Hypothesis Tracking for Cluttered Biological Image Sequences.", IEEE transactions on pattern analysis and machine intelligence, 35(11):2736-3750, November 2013.
  • R. Delgado-Gonzalo, N. Chenouard and M. Unser, "Spline-Based Deforming Ellipsoids for Interactive 3D Bioimage Segmentation," IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, 22(10):3926-3940, October 2013.
  • M. Unser and N. Chenouard, "A Unifying Parametric Framework for 2D Steerable Wavelet Transforms", SIAM Journal on Imaging Sciences, 6(1):102-135, 2013.
  • J. Buisson, N. Chenouard, T. Lagache, T. Blisnick, J.-C. Olivo-Marin and P. Bastin, "Intraflagellar transport proteins cycle between the flagellum and its base", Journal of Cell Science, 126(1):327-338, January 2013.
  • N. Chenouard and M. Unser, “3D Steerable Wavelets in Practice”, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, 21(11):4522-33, November 2012.
  • F. de Chaumont, S. Dallongeville, N. Chenouard, & al., “Icy: an open bioimage informatics platform for extended reproducible research”, Nature Methods, 9, 690–696, July 2012.
  • M. Unser, N. Chenouard and D.Van De Ville, "Steerable Pyramids and Tight Wavelet Frames in L2(Rd)", IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, 20(10):2705-21, October 2011.
  • K. Gousset, …, N. Chenouard, & al., "Prions hijack tunnelling nanotubes for intercellular spread.". Nature Cell Biology, vol 11, pp 328-336, March 2009.
  • N. Chenouard*, A. Dufour* and J.-C. Olivo-Marin, “Tracking algorithms chase down pathogens”, Journal of Biotechnology, vol 4, pp 838-845, June 2009.
  • E. Nicolas, N. Chenouard, J.-C. Olivo-Marin and A. Guichet, "A Dual Role for Actin and Microtubule Cytoskeleton in the Transport of Golgi Units from the Nurse Cells to the Oocyte Across Ring Canals". Molecular Biology of the Cell, vol 20, pp 556-568, January 2009.