Pierre Marquet

Position : Professor
Phone : 418-663-5747 ext. 4714
Fax : 418-663-5971
E-mail :

Professional affiliations :

Department of Psychiatry and Neurosciences, Université Laval

Research Centre of the University Institute for Mental Health of Québec

Chairholder, Canada Excellence Research Chair in Neurophotonics

Projects in progress :

  • Refractometry and profilometry in digital holography microscopy
  • Refraction index and cellular thickness decoupling in phase microscopy

Interests :

  • Optical techniques dedicated to the exploration of biomarkers and endophenotypes related to psychiatric disorders (schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and recurrent depression)
  • Molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying cerebral functions
  • Quantitative phase microscopy (digital holography microscopy, diffraction tomography)
  • Functional multimodal imaging using digital holography microscopy (electrophysiology, fluorescence, CARS, SHG, THG)
  • Intrinsic optical signal (spatially and temporally resolved reflectance spectroscopy)

Research team :

Junior Research Engineer

Erik Bélanger


Scientific Coordinator

Anne-Sophie Poulin-Girard


Administrative Assistant

Nathalie Van Houtte



Project descriptions are in French. For further information, please contact
Dr. Anne-Sophie Poulin-Girard, Scientific Coordinator


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