Pierre Marquet

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

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 :

Postdoctoral Fellow
Jean-Michel Mugnès

PhD Students
Pierre-Louis Gagnon
Fariborz Khademian
Celedonia Krawczyk
Sara Mattar
Charles Pichette

Master's Students
Philippe Bilodeau
Bertrand de Dorlodot
Andréanne Deschenes
Antoine Grégoire
Pauline Lavergne

Érik Bélanger, PhD, Head Scientist
Valérie Chénard, MSc, Research Assistant
Ana Sofia Correia, PhD, Research Associate
Issam Derouiche, Information Technology Specialist
Sébastien Lévesque, PhD, Research Associate
Anne-Sophie Poulin-Girard, Ph.D., Scientific Coordinator
Martin Roy, PhD, Clinical Research Coordinator
Nathalie Van Houtte, Administrative Assistant



For further information, please contact
Martin Roy



Centre d'optique, photonique et laser
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Université Laval, Québec, Canada, G1V 0A6
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