Events 2016

Events 2016

18.01.16 - Symposium
Of faces and bodies: functional specialization in the visual cortex


Jürgen Kaufmann
Department for General Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience /DFG Research Unit Person Perception, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany
"Processing identity information in familiar and unfamiliar faces"

Marius Peelen
Center for Mind/Brain Sciences (CIMeC), University of Trento, Rovereto, Italy
"Neural mechanisms of person perception"

Gudrun Schwarzer
Department of Developmental Psychology, Justus-Liebig-University Giessen, Germany
"Processing of faces in children"

01.02.16 - Symposium
Road to cognition: from sensory integration to pathway information


Stefan M. Brudzynski
Department of Psychology / Biological Science, Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
"Brain systems of emotional arousal and emotional expression: studies of ultrasonic vocalizations"

Etienne Save
Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Aix-Marseille University, CNRS, Marseille, France
"Navigation by path integration: the role of the entorhinal cortex"

Michael Hasselmo
Center for Systems Neuroscience, Boston University, MA, USA
"Neural coding of space and time in entorhinal cortex"

April 12 - 13, 2015 - SFB874/IGSN-Conference
Title: "Sensory Processes: from molecules to cognition"

Speakers:
Heinz Beck, Jan Born, Dirk Dietrich, Andreas Draguhn, Andreas Engel, Benedikt Grothe, Onur Güntürkün,
Rohini Kuner, Tobias Moser, Siegrid Löwel

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

Click here for the programme.

09.05.16 - Symposium
Development and application of new optogenetic tools in Neuroscience


Olivia Masseck
Department of Neurobiology, Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology, Ruhr University Bochum
"Development and application of new optogenetic tools in Neuroscience - introduction"

Matthias Kuhl
Department of Microsystems Engineering — IMTEK, University of Freiburg, Germany
"CMOS Electronics for Implantable Neural Interfaces"

Patrick Ruther
Department of Microsystems Engineering — IMTEK, University of Freiburg, Germany
"How to illuminate brain tissue? MEMS-based tools for optogenetics"

06.06.16 - Symposium
Signals in Working Memory Models: Representing Qualities and Quantities


Pawel Herman
Royal Institute of Technology, Computational Biology, School of Computer Science and Communication, Stockholm, Sweden
"Mechanisms and dynamic correlates of multi-item working memory function in a mesoscopic attractor network model"

Jean-Philippe Lachaux
Neuroscience Research Center, INSERM U1028 — CNRS UMR5292, Lyon, France
"Some insights about attention and working memory from human intracerebral EEG"

Paul Sauseng
Research Unit Biological Psychology, Department of Psychology, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Germany
"How are working-memory-related cortical networks coordinated?"

05.09.16 - Symposium
Involvement of cortico-subcortical loops in perceptual processing


Randy M. Bruno
Department of Neuroscience and The Zuckerman Mind Brian Behavior Institute, Columbia University, New York, USA
"The many input layers of the neocortex"

Judith Hirsch
Department of Biological Sciences / Neurobiology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
"Involvement of cortico-subcortical loops in perceptual processing"

Hajnalka Bokor
Laboratory of Thalamus Research, Institute of Experimental Medicine, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary
"Cortical control and extrathalamic inhibition in the thalamus"

26.09.16 - Symposium
Learning and plasticity in the cerebellum


Martijn Schonewille
Department of Neuroscience, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
"Unraveling the cerebellar cortex: module-related differences in activity and plasticity"

Henk-Jan Boele
Department of Neuroscience, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
"Modulation of cerebellar-dependent associative learning by the amygdala"

Kamran Khodakhah
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, USA
"Cerebellar Modulation of the Reward Circuitry"

07.11.16 - Symposium
New Perspectives on Olfaction


Johan N. Lundström
Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden, Monell Chemical Senses Center, Philadelphia / Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, PA, USA
"Chemical Warning Signals in Humans"

Jay Gottfried
Department of Neurology, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
"All Roads Lead To Smell"

Thomas Hummel
Smell & Taste Clinic, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, TU Dresden Medical School, Dresden, Germany
"Olfactory Disorders and Consequences"

23.11.16 - Colloquium
Drugs developed to treat diabetes show neuroprotective effects in Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease


Christian Hölscher
Lancaster University, Biomed and Life Sciences, Furness College, Lancaster, UK

24.11.16 - Colloquium
Steroid modulation of NMDA receptors


Ladislav Vyklicky
Department of Cellular Neurophysiology, Institute of Physiology CAS, Prague, Czech Republic

28.11.16 - Colloquium
Exercise as a neuroprotectant: what are the underlying mechanisms?


Áine Kelly
Department of Physiology, School of Medicine, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

05.12.16 - Symposium
Experimental trauma and stress research


Guillén Fernández
Donders Institute, Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
"Equipped to survive: Adaptive response to acute threat"

Raffael Kalisch
Neuroimaging Center Mainz, University of Mainz, Germany
"Dealing with trauma - the resilience approach"

Henrik Kessler
Klinik für Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychotherapie, LWL-Universitätsklinikum
Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany
"Innovative treatment methods for post-traumatic stress disorder"