He received his DEA and Ph.D. from the University of Pierre and Marie Curie (Paris 6) in Paris, France. He was postdoctoral fellow in Lichtman’s laboratory at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri.
The research program in my laboratory is mainly focused on improving our understanding of cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying the dynamics and trafficking of postsynaptic proteins at healthy and compromised synapses.
Isabel Martinez-Pena y Valenzuela, Mohamed Aittaleb, Po-Ju Chen, and Mohammed Akaaboune. The knockdown of αkap alters the postsynaptic apparatus of neuromuscular junctions in living mice. The Journal of Neuroscience, April 2015, 35(13):5118-5127.
Sreya Basu, Stefan Sladecek, Isabel Martinez de la Peña y Valenzuela, Mohammed Akaaboune, Ihor Smal, Katrin Martin, Niels Galjart, and Hans Rudolf Brenner. CLASP2-dependent microtubule capture at the neuromuscular junction membrane requires LL5β and actin for focal delivery of acetylcholine receptor vesicles. Molecular Biology of the Cell.2015 Mar 1;26(5):938-51.
Brenner HR, Akaaboune M. Recycling of acetylcholine receptors at ectopic postsynaptic clusters induced by exogenous agrin in living rats. Dev. Biol. 2014 Aug 2. pii: S0012-1606(14)00354-6.
Pires-Oliveira M, Moen D, Akaaboune Mohammed. Dynamics of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors and receptor-associated proteins at the vertebrate neuromuscular junction. (2013). Curr Alzheimer Res. 10(6):631-41. Pub Med ID 23627754
Martinez-Pena y Valenzuela I, Pires-Oliveira M, Akaaboune M. PKC and PKA regulate AChR dynamics at the neuromuscular junction of living mice. (2013). PLoS One. 15;8(11):e81311.