Sylvain Baillet

Sylvain_Baillet PhD.
McGill University
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Sylvain Baillet has multidisciplinary scientific interests in data analytics for systems neuroscience. His overarching goal is to understand the integrative mechanisms of neural dynamics in brain systems, in health and disease. His lab has produced 300 publications and contributed to raise $35M in research funds. They also deliver concrete, practical tools and share free, open software and data resources with anyone interested. Sylvain has a track-record in leading and developing large research centers and in the institutional management of research portfolios.

Key publications

  • Donhauser P and Baillet S, “Two distinct neural time scales for predictive speech processing”,
    Neuron, 105(2): 385-393.e9, 10.1016/j.neuron.2019.10.019
  • Müller F, Niso G, Samiee S, Ptito M, [Baillet S, Kupers R], “A Thalamocortical Pathway for Fast Rerouting of Tactile Information to the Occipital Cortex in Congenital Blindness”,
    Nature Communications, 10: 5154, doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-13173-7
  • Donhauser P, Florin E, Baillet S, “Imaging of Neural Oscillations with Embedded Inferential and Group Prevalence Statistics”, PLoS Comput Biology 14(2):e1005990, 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1005990
  • Morillon B and Baillet S, “Motor Origin of Temporal Predictions in Auditory Attention”,
    PNAS, 114 (42): E8913-E8921, doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1705373114
  • Albouy P, Weiss A, [Baillet S and Zatorre RJ], “Selective Entrainment of Theta Oscillations in the Dorsal Stream Causally Enhances Auditory Working Memory Performance”,
    Neuron, 94(1):193-206.e5 (2017), 10.1016/j.neuron.2017.03.015
  • Baillet S, “MEG for brain electrophysiology and imaging”, Nature Neuroscience, 20(3):327-339, 10.1038/nn.4504