20.03.2006 - Symposium

Investigating Self-Consciousness from the Perspectives of Philosophy and Cognitive Neuroscience:
Perspective of Taking and Social Cognition

Albert Newen
Philosophisches Seminar, Universität Tübingen
"Self-Consciousness and Perspectivity. Conceptual analysis and empirical investigations"

Kai Vogeley
Klink für Psychiatrie, Universität Köln
"Neural Correlates of Self-Reference and Intersubjectivity"

10.04.2006 - Symposium

Creb: The Fundament of Memory Consolidation

Karl Peter Giese
Head of L&M Research, Wolfson Institute for Biomedical Research University College London
"AlphaCaMKII Autophosphorylation Enables Rapid Memory Formation But is Not Needed for Memory Storage"

Paul Frankland
Department of Physiology, University of Toronto, Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute, Toronto
"The organisation of recent and remote memory"

24.04.2006 - Symposium

The Molecular and Cellular Basis of Circadian Clocks

Lawrence P Morin
Dept of Psychiatry, Health Science Ctr, Stony Brook University, USA
"Cellular Organization of the Circadian Rhythm System"

Michael H Hastings
Division of Neurobiology, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge. U.K.
"Synchronising the molecular circadian clockwork"

Dorothee Staiger
Molekulare Zellphysiologie, Fakultat für Biologie, Universität Bielefeld
"A molecular slave oscillator in the circadian system"

15.05.2006 - Symposium

New Vistas in Cortical Plasticity and Learning

Christian Büchel
Institute Systemische Neurowissenschaften, Üniversitatsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany
"The neural basis of emotional processing"

Takeo Watanabe
Vision Sciences Lab, Department of Psychology & Neuroscience Program, Boston University, USA
"Toward a unified model of perceptual learning"

Ulf Ziemann
Clinic of Neurology, Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany
"Mechanisms and modulation of motor learning in human motor cortex. Investigation with transcranial magnetic stimulation"

12.06.2006 - Symposium

The Action Potential
Introduction: Basics of action potential initiation in squid axons

Fred Wolf
Max-Planck-Institute for Dynamics and Selforgarrisation, Göttingen: "Theory of action potential initiation and encoding"

Maxim Volgushev
Dept. Neurophysiology, Ruhr-University Bochum
"Action potential initiation When the Hodgki- Huxley theory does describe it?"

26.06.2006 - Symposium

Schizophrenia: Insights and Mechanisms

Georg Juckel
Psychotherapie & Psychiatrie, Westfälisches Zentrum Bochum, Germany
"Neurobiological findings in the early course of schizophrenia"

Martin Brüne
Psychotherapie & Psychiatrie, Westfälisches Zentrum Bochum, Germany
"Theory of mind and social behaviour in schizophrenia"

S H Fatemi
Dept. of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Medical School, USA
"The role of brain genes in etiology and treatment of schizophrenia"

26.06.2006 - Symposium

Bruce Bridgemann
Department of Psychology, University of California, Santa Cruz, USA
"Using inattentional blindness to differentiate perception and action in visual orienting"

Peter Menendorp
Nijmegen Institute for Cognition and Information, FC Donders Centre for Cognitive NeuroImaging, Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Nethedands
"Behavioural principles and neural mechanisms for spatial coding and action control"

11.09.2006 - Symposium

Development of the Peripheral Nervous System

Kristjan R. Jessen
Dept. of Anatomy and Developmental Biology, UCL, London, UK
"Control of early Schwann cell development and myelination"

Hermann Rohrer
Max-Planck-Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt
"From neural crest to automatic neurons: Extrinsic signals and transcriptional regulators"

26.06.2006 - Colloquium

Tim Parker
Augustana Faculty, University of Alberta, Canada
"Neuroadaptations in Addiction"

09.10.2006 - Symposium

Britta Fricke
Institute of Neuroanatomy, Faculty of Medicine, Ruhr-University Bochum
"The integral membrane protein 'stomatin' - expression pattern and functional implications"

Martin Scholz
Neurosurgery, Knappschaftskrankenhaus Bochum-Langendreer, Ruhr-University Bochum
"A visual navigation system for neuroendoscopy: Development, current state and future perspectives"

Boris Suchan
Department of Neuropsychology, Faculty of Psychology, Ruhr-University Bochum
"Neurocognitive architecture of working memory and executive functions"

14.11.2006 - Symposium

Ralf Gold
Director, Neurologische Klinik der Ruhr-Universität, St. Josef-Hospital
"Understanding Multiple Sclerosis with lessons from animal models"

Dirk Woitalla
Neurologische Klinik der Ruhr-Universität, St. Josef-Hospital
"Proteinfolding and Neurodegeneration"