Events 2014

Events 2014

13.01.14 - Symposium
Major Depression: Factors, Dynamics, Effects


Jürgen Margraf
Alexander von Humboldt Professor for Clinic Psychology and Psychotherapy,
Faculty of Psychology, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
"Cognitive Factors in Depression"

Sen Cheng
Mercator Research Group "Structure of Memory",
Faculty of Psychology, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
"Modeling the Dynamics of Depression"

Indira Tendolkar
Department of Psychiatry, Radboud University Medical Center /
Donders Institute for Brain Cognition and Behavior, Nijmegen, NL,
Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine / Clinic for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy,
University of Duisburg-Essen
"When mood meets memory: neural correlates of neutral and emotional memory function
in the depressive state and trait"


03.02.14 - Symposium
Technical developments in modern neurosurgery


Joachim K. Krauss
Department of Neurosurgery, Hannover Medical School, Germany
"Deep brain stimulation: state of the art and new developments"

Athanasios Petridis
University affiliated Hospital of Neurosurgery, Duisburg, Germany
"The role of polysialic acid inspinal cord regeneration after trauma"

Martin Scholz
University affiliated Hospital of Neurosurgery, Duisburg, Germany
"Modern endoscopic und ultrasound techniques in neurosurgery"

10.03.14 - Symposium
Chemical and Optogenetics: Applications in Neuroscience


Deniz Dalkara
INSERM UMR_S 968, Institut de la Vision, Pierre and Marie Curie University Paris, France
"Tailoring AAV for enhanced neuronal gene delivery"

Olivia Masseck
Department of General Zoology & Neurobiology, Ruhr-University Bochum
"Vertebrate Cone Opsins enable sustained and highly sensitive rapid control of G i/o signaling in anxiety circuitry"

Alexandre Mourot
Institut Neurosciences Paris Seine, Pierre and Marie Curie University Paris, France
"Opto-chemical strategies for controlling endogenous ion channels with light"

01. - 02.04.2014 - IGSN - 6th International Conference in cooperation with “BoNeuroMed”

"Receptors and ion channels: The molecular basis of synaptic signaling and modulation"


For more information and the programme click here.

05.05.14 - Symposium
Explorations into the Avian mind


Michael Colombo
Department of Psychology, University of Otago, New Zealand
"Wither the primate pedestal"

Richard Hahnloser
Institute of Neuroinformatics, University of Zurich and ETH Zurich, Switzerland
"New approaches to vocal communication and learning in songbirds"

Harald Luksch
Department of animal sciences, Center for Life Sciences Weihenstephan (WZW), Technical University Munich, Germany
"The avian midbrain: Cells, Circuits, Concepts"

21. - 23.05.14 - "Second international conference on the FUNCTIONAL ARCHITECTURE OF MEMORY"

Host: Magdalena Sauvage

For more information and the programme click FAM-Homepage.

02.06.14 - Symposium
Single cell mechanisms in epilepsy


Fang Zheng
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, College of Medicine,
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
"Exploring the roles of canonical transient receptor potential channels in acute and recurrent seizures"

Heinz Beck
Life & Brain Center, Experimental Epileptology and Cognition Research,
University of Bonn Medical Center, Germany
"Dendritic integration in hippocampal neurons"

Dominique M. Durand
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Neural Engineering Center,
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
"Controlling the timing of single cells to prevent seizures"

Hosts:
Beate Knauer,
Mercator Research Group "Structure of Memory", Ruhr University Bochum

Dina Safina,
Department of Cellmorphology and Molecular Neurobiology,
Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology, Ruhr University Bochum

01.09.14 - Symposium
Animal models of psychiatric disorders


Susanne Wolf
Max-Delbrueck-Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC), Berlin, Germany
"Functional and epigenetic properties of microglia in a mouse model of schizophrenia"

Christine Winter
Section of Experimental Psychiatry, Dept. Of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy,
University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus Dresden at the TU Dresden, Germany
"Neuromodulation in maternally immune stimulated rat"

Astrid Friebe
Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Preventive Medicine, LWL University Hospital , Ruhr-University Bochum
"Microglia in animal models of depression"

Hosts:
Georg Juckel / Martin Brüne
Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Preventive Medicine,
LWL University Hospital , Ruhr-University Bochum

07.- 20.09.2014 - Summer School of the European Campus of Excellence
"Memory and Mind: Perspectives from Philosophy and Neuroscience"


Public talks within the ECE :

Sunday, 7th of September, 6 pm:
„Neuroscience and the Law“
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Craig Stark, University of California

Wednesday, 10th of September, 7 pm:
„A Walk Down Memory Lane: A Personal Perspective on the History of Memory Research”
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Lynn Nadel, University of Arizona

Wednesday, 17th of September, 7 pm:
„The Science of What Separates Us from Other Animals“
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Thomas Suddendorf, University of Queensland

Friday, 19th of September, 6 pm:
"Knowledge from Forgetting"
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Sven Bernecker, University of California

For more information click here.

11.09.14 - Symposium
New developments in Diffusion Tensor Imaging (DTI)


Alexander Leemans
Image Sciences Institute; University Medical Center Utrecht; NL
"Diffusion MRI: Voxels, tracts, and connectomes"

Martijn Froeling
Dep. of Radiology; University Medical Center Utrecht; NL
"(Challenges & Tricks in) Muscle diffusion MRI"

Thomas Schultz
Visualization and Medical Image Analysis Group, Institute of Computer Science II; Universität Bonn
"Adaptive Spherical Deconvolution in Neurodegenerative Disease"

Host:
Tobias Schmidt-Wilcke
Neurological Clinic Bergmannsheil, Ruhr-Universität Bochum

11. - 13.09.14 - International Meeting of The GBM study group "Molecular Neurobiology"
Title: "Perspectives of Molecular Neuroscience in Health and Disease“


Host: Rolf Heumann

For more information click here.

15.09.14 - Colloquium

Pere Berbel

Department of Histology and Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, University Miguel Hermández, Alicante, Spain
"Thyroid hormones and cortical neurodevelopment: etiological implications for psychiatric diseases"

Host:
Irmgard Dietzel-Meyer
Molecular Neurobiochemistry, Faculty of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Ruhr-University Bochum

21.–25. September 2014 - 49. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie

Host: Onur Güntürkün, Psychologie, Ruhr-Universität Bochum

For more information click here.

22.09.14 - Symposium
Cellular and subcellular mechanisms underlying Alzheimer's disease


Ella Bossy-Wetzel
Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Central Florida, Orlando / FL, USA
"Regulation of mitochondrial fission and fusion in aging and neurodegeneration"

Tara L. Spires-Jones
Centre for Cognitive and Neural Systems and Euan MacDonald Centre, College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine,
University of Edinburgh, UK
"A central role for synapses in Alzheimer's disease pathogenesis"

Patricia Szot
Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center (MIRECC), VA Puget Sound Health Care System /
Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Science, University of Washington, Seattle/WA, USA
"The central noradrenergic system in Alzheimer's disease: Impacts on cognition and behavior"

Hosts:
Viviane Reijak / Hannah Twarkowski
Department of Neurophysiology, Faculty of Medicine, Ruhr University Bochum

23.09.14 - Colloquium

Etienne Save

Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Aix-Marseille University, CNRS, Marseille, France
"The entorhinal cortex and spatial navigation: focusing on path integration"

Host:
Magdalena Sauvage
Mercator Research Group "Structure of Memory", Functional Architecture of Memory,
Faculty of Medicine, Ruhr University Bochum

06.10.14 - Symposium
The effect of environmental enrichment on hippocampal physiology and memory function


Abdul H. Mohammed
Karoliska Institute Alzheimer Disease Research Center, Stockholm, Sweden
"Experience-dependent Plasticity: from Flies to Philosophers"

Thomas Foster
Department of Neuroscience, McKnight Brain Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
"Effect of environmental enrichment on the aging hippocampus"

Nicoletta Berardit
Department of Neuroscience, Psychology, Drug Research, Child Health (NEUROFARBA), Florence University, Florence / Institute of Neuroscience, National Research Council, Pisa, Italy
"Environmental enrichment and brain plasticity"

Host:
Motoharu Yoshida
Mercator Research Group "Structure of Memory", Ruhr University Bochum

27.10.14 - Colloquium

Nicolas Rohleder

Department of Psychology and Volen National Center for Complex Systems, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, USA
"Stress System Regulation of Inflammation"

Host:
Oliver Wolf
Department of Cognitive Psychology, Faculty of Psychology, Ruhr University Bochum

02.11.14 - Symposium
Principles of Brain Wiring


Hermann Cuntz
Ernst Strüngmann Institute (ESI) for Neuroscience in Cooperation with Max Planck Society and Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies (FIAS), Frankfurt, Germany
"Modelling the formation of neural circuits "

Stefan Rotter
Bernstein Center Freiburg & Faculty of Biology University of Freiburg, Germany
"Spike Train Correlations Induced by Anatomical Microstructure"

Dirk Schubert
Cellular Neurophysiology, Dep. of Cognitive Neuroscience, Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition & Behaviour, Radboud University Nijmegen, NL
"Excitatory neuronal networks in the rodent somatosensory cortex: what morphology of a neuron has to do with its function"

Host:
Patrik Krieger
Department of Systems Neuroscience, Ruhr University Bochum

01.12.14 - Symposium
Perception of the human body


Jan Jastorff
Laboratory for Neuro- and Psychophysiology, KU Leuven, Belgium
"Processing of biological motion: Division of labor between temporal, parietal and frontal brain regions"

Gyula Kovács
Cognitive Neuroscience, Institute of Psychology, Friedrich-Schiller-University of Jena, Germany
"Repetition suppression in the human brain: bottom-up and top-down mechanisms"

Beatrice de Gelder
Brain and Emotion Laboratory, Maastricht University, NL
"Does the brain need a body area?"

Hosts:
Boris Suchan (Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, Dep. of Neuropsychology, RUB)
Sarah Weigelt (Dep. of Developmental Neuropsychology, RUB)