16.01.12 - Symposium

Neurophysiology Of Reaching

Hansjörg Scherberger 
RG Neurobiology, German Primate Center, University of Göttingen, Germany
"Hand grasping signals in the primate brain"

Alexandra Battaglia-Mayer 
Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Sapienza - University of Rome, Italy
"Online control of hand trajectory in the parietofrontal system"

Melanie Wilke
Dept. of Cognitive Neurology, University Medicine Göttingen (UMG), Germany
"Thalamo-cortical interactions in reaching and eye movement behavior: combined fMRI and inactivation studies in monkeys"

06.02.12 - Symposium

Medial Temporal Lobe: Memory And More

Boris Suchan
Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Neuropsychology, Ruhr-University Bochum
"The medial temporal lobe: memory and beyond"

Bernhard Staresina
MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, UK
"Episodic Memory - Who does What in the Medial Temporal Lobe"

Andy Lee
Psychology Department, Scarborough Campus, University of Toronto / Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest Toronto, Canada
"Exploring the role of the human medial temporal lobe in memory and perception"

05.03.12 - Symposium

Spike-Time Dependent Plasticity - Neuronal Mechanisms And Technical Applications

Florentin Wörgötter
Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience, Göttingen, Germany
"The interaction of synaptic scaling with STDP can lead to a transition between short- and long-term memory formation"

Melanie Woodin
Department of Cell and Systems Biology, University of Toronto, Canada
"Spike-timing-dependent plasticity in inhibitory circuits"

Timothée Masquelier
DTIC - Department of Information and CommunicationTechnologies, University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
"Unsupervised STDP-based learning in biological and artificial systems"

22.03.12 - Colloquium

I. A. Meinertzhagen
Life Sciences Centre, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
"Synaptic Circuits In The Drosophila Nervous System: Progress Towards The Connectome Of The Fly'S Medulla "

26.04.12 & 27.04.12 - Conference

Molecular Mechanisms Of Synaptic Processing, Function And Dysfunction

Wei Xu
Stanford School of Medicine, USA
"From the two modes of synaptic transmission to neuronal coding schemes"

Christian Rosenmund
Neurocure, Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin
"Vesicular glutamate transporters as regulators of neurotransmitter release efficacy"

Nikolaj Klöcker
Heinrich-Heine-University, Düsseldorf
"Molecular complexity of native AMPA receptors"

Villu Maricq
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA
"Postsynaptic signaling: What are the molecules and how do they get there?"

Michael Frotscher
University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf
"Structural plasticity of hippocampal mossy fiber synapses"

Alexander Dityatev
Italian Institute of Technology, Genova, Italy
"The extracellular matrix and synaptic functions"

Mark Henkemeyer
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, USA
"Eph-Ephrin bidirectional signaling in synapse development and function"

Michisuke Yuzaki
School of Medicine, Keio University, Shinjuku-ku, Japan
"Cbln1 and its family proteins – unique functional and morphological regulators of synapses"

David Genoux
École Polytechnique Fédéral de Lausanne, Switzerland
"Protein phosphatase PP1 and intra-spaced stimulations are key elements in controlling the direction of synaptic plasticity"

Christian Lüscher
University of Geneva, Switzerland
"Drug-evoked synaptic plasticity: from molecular mechanism to behavioral correlates"

Qiang Chang
University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA
"Epigenetic control in neural development and disease"

Michael S. Levine
University of California, Los Angeles, USA
"From genes to circuits in Huntington's Disease: every neuron needs good connections"

Christopher W. Cowan
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, USA
"Transcriptional regulation of synapse elimination: implications for Drug Addiction, Fragile X Syndrome and Autism"

Danielle Posthuma
Center for Neurogenomics and Cognitive Research, Amsterdam, NL
"Biologically informed genome-wide association analysis uncovers role of synaptic gene-sets in schizophrenia and intelligence"

Rami Abou Jamra
Institute of Human Genetics, Erlangen, Germany
"Deep sequencing strategies to elucidate the genetics of autosomal recessive intellectual disability"

07.05.12 - Symposium

Arc: From Physiology To Cognitive Function

Edda Thiels
Department of Neurobiology, University of Pittsburgh, USA
"From synaptic activity to arc expression in hippocampus in vivo: What lies in-between?"

Clive R. Bramham
Department of Biomedicine and Bergen Mental Health Research Center, Bergen, Norway
"The Arc of synaptic memory"

John Guzowski
Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, University of California, Irvine, USA
"Cellular specificity, temporal dynamics, and function of Arc gene expression in incidental context memory formation"

26.06.12 - Colloquium

David Bannerman
Department of Experimental Psychology , University of Oxford, UK
"Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About The Hippocampus But Were Afraid To Ask!"

02.07.12 - Symposium

Decoding Visual Content And Perception From Neuronal Population Activity In Visual Cortex: Vsdi, Fmri And Computational Modelling

Hamutal Slovin
Brain Research Center, Bar-Ilan University, Israel
"From local stimulus attributes to visual percpetion in the primary visual cortex"

John-Dylan Haynes
Charité – Universitätsmedizin, Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience, Berlin
"Decoding the contents of visual perception from neuroimaging signals"

Shimon Ullman
Department of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
"Objects and parts: bottom-up, top-down and context"

03.07.12 - Colloquium

K. Ulrich Bayer
Department of Pharmacology, University of Colorado, Denver, USA
"Processing And Storage Of Synaptic Information By CaMKII"

03.09.12 - Symposium

Dynamical Systems Models Of Neural Networks

Fred Wolf
MPI for Dynamics and Self-Organization, Theoretical Neurophysics, Göttingen, Germany
"Law and Order in Visual Cortical Evolution"

Misha Tsodyks
Department of Neurobiology, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
"Continuous attractor models of space representation"

Alireza Valizadeh
Department of Physics, Institute for Advanced Studies in Basic Sciences (IASBS), Zanjan, Iran
"Spike timing dependent plasticity and interacting effects of structure and dynamics in disordered neural networks"

24.09.12 - Symposium

What Is Going On In The Hippocampus?

Michael E. Hasselmo
Center for Memory and Brain, Department of Psychology and Program in Neuroscience, Boston, MA, USA
"Oscillations, grid cells and head direction cells"

Marta Moita
Behavioral Neuroscience, University of Portugal, Oeiras, Portugal
"Time determines the neural circuit underlying associative fear learning: the role of amygdala, mPFC and hippocampus"

Martijn Meeter
Dept. of Cognitive Psychology, V U University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
"Novelty detection in the rat brain (and yours)"

01.10.12 - Symposium

Protein Aggregation As A Cause Of Neurodegenerative Disease

Regina Murphy
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA
"Transthyretin's Regulatory Role in Beta-Amyloid Aggregation and Neurotoxicity"

Simon Ebbinghaus
Physical Chemistry II, Faculty of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Ruhr-University Bochum
"Early events of protein aggregation"

Tali Gidalevitz
Department of Biology, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
"Natural genetic variation and destabilizing polymorphisms modulate polyglutamine aggregation and toxicity"

05.11.12 - Symposium

Neuronal Correlates Of Decision Making

Simone Shamay-Tsoory
Department of Psychology, University of Haifa, Israel
"The neural basis of competitive emotions"

Martin Brüne
LWL University Hospital, Ruhr-University Bochum
"Oxytocin and social cognition in borderline personality disorder"

Georg Juckel
LWL University Hospital, Ruhr-University Bochum
"Preconditions of decision making - neuronal mechanisms of reward and motivation"

15.11.12 - Colloquium

Theodor Rüber
Department of Epileptology, University Hospital Bonn, Germany
"Compensatory Role Of The Cortico-Rubro-Spinal Tract In Patients After Stroke"

28.11.12 - Colloquium

Lucia Jacobs
Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, USA
"Chemosensory Cognition And The Evolution Of Olfaction"