Dr Itia Favre-Bulle

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Queensland Brain Institute
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  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland


  • Favre-Bulle, Itia A. and Scott, Ethan K. (2022). Optical tweezers across scales in cell biology. Trends in Cell Biology. doi: 10.1016/j.tcb.2022.05.001

  • Marquez-Legorreta, Emmanuel, Constantin, Lena, Piber, Marielle, Favre-Bulle, Itia A., Taylor, Michael A., Blevins, Ann S., Giacomotto, Jean, Bassett, Dani S., Vanwalleghem, Gilles C. and Scott, Ethan K. (2022). Brain-wide visual habituation networks in wild type and fmr1 zebrafish. Nature Communications, 13 (1) 895. doi: 10.1038/s41467-022-28299-4

  • Mancienne, Tessa, Marquez-Legorreta, Emmanuel, Wilde, Maya, Piber, Marielle, Favre-Bulle, Itia, Vanwalleghem, Gilles and Scott, Ethan K. (2021). Contributions of luminance and motion to visual escape and habituation in larval zebrafish. Frontiers in Neural Circuits, 15 748535, 748535. doi: 10.3389/fncir.2021.748535

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  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Favre-Bulle, Itia A., Scott, Ethan and Rubinsztein-Dunlop, Halina (2016). Optical manipulation for optogenetics: otoliths manipulation in zebrafish. Conference on Biophysics, Biology, and Biophotonics - The Crossroads, San Francisco, CA, United States, 13-14 February 2016. Bellingham, WA, United States: S P I E - International Society for Optical Engineering. doi: 10.1117/12.2216554

  • Favre-Bulle, Itia, Nieminen, Timo A., Preece, Daryl, Heap, Lucy A., Scott, Ethan K. and Rubinsztein-Dunlop, Halina (2015). Computational modeling of scattering of a focused beam in zebrafish brain tissue. Optics and the Brain, BRAIN 2015, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 12-15 April 2015. Washington, DC, USA: OSA - The Optical Society. doi: 10.1364/BODA.2015.JT3A.34

  • Vanwalleghem, Gilles, Heap, Lucy A., Favre-Bulle, Itia, Schuster, Kevin, Thompson, Andrew and Scott, Ethan K. (2015). Sensory integration in the Zebrafish brain, what are the functions of the thalamus and the cerebellum ?. Neuroinformatics 2015, Cairns, Australia, 20-22 August, 2015. Lausanne Switzerland: Frontiers. doi: 10.3389/conf.fnins.2015.91.00018

  • Favre-Bulle, Itia, Preece, Daryl, Nieminen, Timo A., Heckenberg, Norman and Rubinsztein-Dunlop, Halina (2011). High-speed camera system for biological applications in optical tweezing. International Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC 2011 and Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO Pacific Rim 2011, Sydney, NSW Australia, 28 August - 1 September 2011. Piscataway, NJ United States: I E E E. doi: 10.1109/IQEC-CLEO.2011.6194030

Other Outputs

  • Favre-Bulle, Itia and Scott, Ethan (2020). Bio-Opto-Acoustics. The University of Queensland. (Dataset) doi: 10.14264/9809ff7

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision