Events 2015

Events 2015

19.01.15 - Symposium
Representation and processing of olfactory information in the olfactory system


John Bekkers
The John Curtin School of Medical Research, ANU College of Medicine, Biology and Environment, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
"Neurons and circuits for odor processing in the piriform cortex"

Edi Barkai
Sagol Department of Neurobiology, University of Haifa, Israel
"Learning-induced modulation of intrinsic neuronal excitability: mechanism and functional significance"

Donald A. Wilson
Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, NYU School of Medicine and Nathan Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research, New York, USA
"Cortical-cortical interactions in olfaction"

02.03.15 - Symposium
The darker side of the Hippocampus: addiction and cognitive dysfunction


John J. Wagner
Department of Physiol & Pharmacol, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA
"The ventral hippocampus and reinstatement to drug-seeking: The power behind the throne"

Raymond Kesner
Department of Psychology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
"Role of the CA3 subregion of the hippocampus in relapse to cocaine seeking via a pattern completion process"

Rita Fuchs
Department of Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience, Washington State University
College of Veterinary Medicine, Pullman, WA, USA
"Hippocampus: Henchman of Addiction?"

28./29.04.2015 - SFB 874 / IGSN-Cnference
"Cortical and subcortical representation of sensory and cognitive memory"


Speaker:
Theodore W. Berger, Oxana Eschenko, Michael Hausser, Kate Jefferey, Tara Keck, Nikolaus Kriegeskorte, James McClelland, Nicolaas Puts, Björn Schott, Marian Tsanov, Takeo Watanabe, Emma Wood

Host: Denise Manahan-Vaughan (Neurophysiology, Medical Faculty, RUB

Programme

01.06.2015 - IGSN-Symposium
"Neural stem cells: vics (very important cells) of the brain"


Wieland B. Huttner
Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden, Germany
Neural stem and progenitor cells and neocortex expansion in development and evolution

Federico Calegari
DFG-Research Center and Cluster of Excellence for Regenerative Therapies, TU Dresden, Germany
Controlling the expansion of neural stem cells

Arturo Alvarez-Buylla
Department of Neurological Surgery / The Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regeneration Medicine and Stem Cell Research, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA, USA
Planning for the future: Adult neural stem cells are specified in the embryo

29.06.2015 - IGSN-Symposium
"Kainate receptors: the other glutamate receptors"


Elek Molnár
Centre for Synaptic Plasticity, School of Physiology and Pharmacology, University of Bristol, UK
Molecular organisation of kainate receptors

Geoffrey T. Swanson
Department of Pharmacology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
Exploring the structural basis of kainate receptor modulation by NETO proteins

Christophe Mulle
Interdisciplinary Institute of Neuroscience CNRS, University of Bordeaux, France
Mechanisms for synaptic segregation of kainate receptors at hippocampal mossy fiber synapses

31.08.2015 - IGSN-Symposium
"The impact of subcortical structures on the hippocampus during spatial and extinction learning"


Stephen D. Berry
Department of Psychology, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, USA
Modulation of hippocampal unit response profiles by a theta - controlled brain - computer interface

Christian Doeller
Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging | Centre for Neuroscience, Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Mapping memories

Carolyn Harley
Department of Psychology, Memorial University Newfoundland, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada
Spatial map resets: potential and paradoxiversity of Bordeaux, France

07.09.2015 - IGSN-Symposium
"Tactile information processing"


Karel Svoboda
Janelia Research Campus, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Ashburn, VA, USA
Encoding of tactile information in the mouse thalamocortical circuit

Mathew E. Diamond
Tactile Perception and Learning Lab, International School for Advanced Studies - SISSA, Trieste, Italy
Temporal integration in a vibrotactile delayed comparison task: From sensory coding to decision in humans and rats

Guglielmo Foffani
CINAC, HM Puerta del Sur, CEU-San Pablo University, Móstoles, Madrid / Neural Bioengineering Group, National Paraplegics Hospital, Toledo, Spain
A pathophysiological journey on cortical somatosensory processing

28.09.2015 - IGSN-Symposium
"Biologically-inspired robot navigation"


Udo Frese
Real Time computer Vision Group, University of Bremen, Germany
Spatial representations in robots and humans - an attempt of a comparison

Michael Milford
School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science CyPhyLab, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
From rats to navigating robots and beyond

Denis Sheynikhovich
Aging in Vision and Action Laboratory, The Vision Institute, UMR 7210, UMR S-968
INSERM - CNRS - University Pierre & Marie Curie, Paris, France
Vision-based navigation using place cells: spatial exploration, planning, and strategy selection

12.10.2015 - IGSN-Symposium
"Biological Embedding of Experience"


Andrea Danese
Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, and Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King's College London
Biological embedding of childhood stress through inflammation

Nikolaos P. Daskalakis
Dept. of Psychiatry, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York / Dept. Mental Health Patient Care, J.J. Peters VAMC, Bronx, NY, NY, USA
Expression Profiling Identifies Blood Glucocorticoid Receptor Signaling as a Biomarker of Brain Signaling and Treatment Target in PTSD

Robert Kumsta
Genetic Psychology, Faculty of Psychology, Ruhr University Bochum
Investigation of gene expression profiles and DNA methylation in the context of stress and trauma

02.11.2015 - IGSN-Symposium
"Cellular dynamics underlying functions of medial temporal lobe"


Marta Moita
Champalimaud Foundation Research - Neuroscience, Lisboa, Portugal
Social transmission of fear in rats

Francesco P. Battaglia
Neuronal Networks of Memory" group, Donders Centre for Neuroscience, Radboud University, Nijmegen, NL
Detection of cell assemblies and phase sequences during memory replay

Stefan Remy
Neuronal Networks Group, German Centre for Neurodegenerative Diseases in the Helmholtz Foundation e.V. (DZNE e.V.) / Department of Epileptology, University of Bonn. Germany
Subcortical circuits controlling locomotor activity and hippocampal function

16. and 17.11.2015 - Young Scientists Symposium - FOR 1581
Title: "EXTINCTION LEARNING: Neural Mechanisms, behavioral Manifestations and Clinical Implications"


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14.12.2015 - IGSN-Symposium
"Timing matters: why neural oscillations are relevant for cognition"


Simon Hanslmayr
School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, UK
Searching for memory information in brain waves

Markus Siegel
Centre for Integrative Neuroscience, University of Tübingen, Germany
Spectral fingerprints of large-scale neuronal interactions

Nikolai Axmacher
Department of Neuropsychology, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, Ruhr University Bochum
Decoding the Engram