Candice Contet

Candice Contet

Candice Contet, Ph.D., is Assistant Professor at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), La Jolla, CA. She is an NIH-funded investigator with 15 years of experience in the study of drug addiction. She is a member of the Integrative Neuroscience Initiative on Alcoholism (INIA-WEST) consortium funded by NIAAA, and directs the Viral Vector Core of TSRI Alcohol Research Center. She has a documented track record of investigating the molecular changes elicited by drugs of abuse and their relevance to behavioral adaptations. She has authored more than 20 peer-reviewed publications. She is on the editorial board of the journal Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience. She attended the Ecole Normale Superieure (Paris, France) and obtained her PhD from the University of Strasbourg (France). She completed her research training under the mentoring of Drs. Nick Rawlins, Brigitte Kieffer, Athina Markou and George Koob.

Affiliations and Expertise

The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, USA