Current positions

  • 2021- : Consulting Editor for Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience.

  • 2019- : Reviewing Editor for eLife.

  • 2019- : Junior Member, Institut Universitaire de France (IUF).

  • 2017- : Co-director of Studies for the CogMaster.

  • 2016- : Associate Professor at Université de Paris.


  • 2019: Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches (HDR) in Cognitive Neuroscience, at the INCC UMR 8002 CNRS, Université de Paris, FRANCE. Thesis: Rhythms of Perception and Attention: a multimodal neuroimaging approach.

  • 2014-2016: Post-doctoral Fellow in Cognitive Neuroscience, at New-York University, Department of Psychology and Center for Neural Science, New-York, USA. Advisor: Pr. Marisa Carrasco. Keywords: Attention, orienting, reorienting, TMS, fMRI, MEG, psychophysics.

  • 2010-2013: PhD Student in Cognitive Neuroscience, at the CerCo, Toulouse, FRANCE. Advisor: Dr. VanRullen. Thesis: Attentional and Perceptual Cycles.

  • 2008-2010: M.S. in Neuroscience, Behavior and Cognition

    • 1st year (1/135): Internship at the CRCA, Toulouse, FRANCE. Advisor: Pr. Lassalle. Keywords: Hippocampus, memory, mice.

    • 2nd year (1/18): Internship at the CerCo, Toulouse, FRANCE. Advisor: Dr. VanRullen. Keywords: TMS, attention, visual search.

  • 2005-2008: Bachelor of biology (magna cum laude; 3/91) at Toulouse University, FRANCE.

    • 2007: Internship at the Cognitive Science lab, Bordeaux, FRANCE. Advisor: Dr. Faita-Aïnseba. Keywords: language, idiomatic expressions.


Research grants

  • 2020-2025: ERC Starting Grant (1,500,000€). PI: Laura Dugué

  • 2018-2021: ANR-DGF French-German grant (340,000€). PI: Laura Dugué & Niko Busch.

  • 2017-2018: Support from the MEG-EEG Center ICM for MEG experimentation and source localization. PI: Laura Dugué.

  • 2016-2018: R21 NIH research grant. PI: Carrasco ($250,000).

  • 2016-2018: Revson Senior Fellowship in Biomedical science ($180,000). Declined in favor of the Associate professor position in Paris.

  • 2014-2015: 2 years post-doctoral fellowship, FYSSEN foundation, to work with Pr. Carrasco (50,000€).

  • 2015: Grant from NYU ($10,000) for fMRI piloting. PIs: Marisa Carrasco and David Heeger.

  • 2014: Grant from NYU ($10,000) for fMRI piloting. PI: Marisa Carrasco.

  • 2013: ATUPS Toulouse University travel grant (850€) for an internship in Carrasco’s lab, NYC.

  • 2012: Grant from the NRJ foundation. PI: Rufin VanRullen (40,000€).

  • 2010-2013: 3 years PhD scholarship awarded for finishing first of the year (50,400€).



  • 2019: Nominated to be part of Anneslist - highlighting female systems neuroscientists.

  • 2019-2024: Nominated at the Institut Universitaire de France.

  • 2018: Paris Descartes Teaching and Research Award for academic achievements and research project.

  • 2015: Grant from the Philippe Foundation ($4,000) for personal achievements.

  • 2014: Grant from the Philippe Foundation ($4,000) for personal achievements.

  • 2012: Clesco doctoral school 2012 award (800€) for PhD research progress.

  • 2011: (Dugué et al., 2011a) has been selected and evaluated by the faculty of 1000.



  • PhD Defense committees: Samson Chota, 2020 (VanRullen Lab, CerCo, Toulouse); Corentin Gaillard (Ben Hamed Lab, INSU, Lyon); Maxime Maheu, 2019 (Dehaene Lab, Neurospin, Paris); Maria Ortiz, 2019 (Gervain Lab, INCC, Paris); Chloé Stengel, 2019 (Valero-Cabre Lab, ICM, Paris); Sasskia Bruers, 2017 (VanRullen Lab, CerCo, Toulouse)

  • Recruitment committee for associate professor position: Lyon, 2018

  • Conference scientific committee: Vision summer school, CRIM, Marseille, since 2020; Decision-making workshop, 2017-2018 (Institut des Etudes Avancées, Paris).

  • Conference organization committee: 34th European Conference on Visual Perception, 2011 (Toulouse,

  • University committee: Member of the "Conseil des Etudes et de la Vie Universitaire (CEVU)," 2006-2008, Toulouse University.

Professional experience​​​

  • Since 2021: Consulting Editor for Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience.

  • 2020-2025: Acquisition and management of a TMS-EEG-fMRI project validated by the Institutional Review Board (CPP) Nord-Ouest I.

  • 2019-2021: Guest editor for European Journal of Neuroscience. Special issue on "Rhythms in Cognition: Revisiting the evidence."

  • Since 2019: Reviewing editor for eLife.

  • Since 2018: Principal investigator of an Institutional Review Board protocol (CPP).

  • Since 2011: Reviewer Ad hoc for: Current Biology; eLife; Journal of Neuroscience; Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience; Neuroimage; Scientific Report; Journal of Vision; Brain Stimulation; Vision Research; Frontiers in Neuroscience; Cortex; i-Perception; Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment; Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience.

  • 2010-2013: Acquisition and management of a TMS-EEG project validated by the Institutional Review Board (CPP) Sud Ouest et Outre Mer I.

  • 2010-2011: Member of cognitive sciences association InCOGnu, Toulouse.



I am teaching in the Biomedical department of Université de Paris.

  • Graduate (M1 and M2): CogMaster, Université de Paris, ENS & EHESS

    • Neuroimaging Methods: fMRI, Intracranial recording and stimulation, EEG and MEG

    • Cognitive Neurosciences​: Vision, Perception, Attention

    • Perception and Action: Attention

    • Visual Perception: Visual Attention

  • Graduate (M1 and M2): Ergo-IFH​, Université de Paris

    • Research Methods

    • Introduction to Neurosciences

    • Introduction to Neuroergonomics

Training schools



  • Experimental skills:

    • Psychophysics 

    • EEG: biosemi, brainproduct (brainamp), EGI

    • TMS: Magstim Rapid2, Magstim Rapid2 Plus1, MagProX100, Brainsight Neuronavigation system (Rogue)

    • Eyetracking: eyelink

    • fMRI: certified operator for Siemens Allegra 3T (NYU)

    • MEG: MEG Vision, NYU (Institut Technologique Kanazawa, Japon), Elekta Neuromag TRIUX.

    • Computational modeling 

  • Computer skills:

    • Matlab: EEGlab, Fieldtrip, mrTool, mgl, PsychToolbox, StatisticsToolbox, CircularToolbox

    • R

    • Statistica

  • Languages: French (native), English (fluent), Spanish (scholar).