13.01.2014 - 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

03.02.2014 - 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

10.03.2014 - 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

01.04.14 & 02.04.14 - Conference

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

Anne Stephenson, (keynote speaker)
UCL School of Pharmacy, London, UK
NMDA Receptors and the MAGUK Family of Scaffolding Proteins

Bernd Fakler
Institute of Physiology, University Freiburg, Germany
The proteome of native AMPA-receptors and its significance for excitatory neurotransmission

Claus Pietrzik
Institute of Pathobiochemistry,
University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz
The role of lipoprotein receptors on NMDA receptor activity

Philippe Lory
Institute of Functional Genomics (IGF), Montpellier, France
Molecular mechanisms underlying calcium channelopathies

Chris De Zeeuw
Erasmus MC, Rotterdam / Royal Dutch Academy of Arts and Sciences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Creating patterns for cerebellar motor coordination

Jürgen Sandkühler
Center for Brain Research, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Synaptic effects of opioids

Helmut Kettenmann
Max-Delbrueck-Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC), Berlin, Germany
Properties of microglial cells

Vidar Grundersen
Department of Anatomy, University of Oslo, Norway
Presynaptic localisation of NMDA receptors at hippocampal synapses

Frank Kirchhoff
Institute of Physiology, University of Saarland, Homburg, Germany
The role of glial glutamate receptors in vivo

Stephan Sigrist
Institute for Biology/Genetics, F U Berlin, Germany
Shedding light on the assembly and function of synaptic protein architectures

A. B. (Guus) Smit
Medical Center, V U Amsterdam
Proteomics analysis of synaptic signaling in health and disease

Dirk Trauner
Department of Chemistry, University of Munich, Germany
Photopharmacology and the Restoration of Vision

03.04.2014 - Colloquium

Aine Kelly
Department of Physiology, Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institut, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Fit for purpose: the impact of physical activity on cognitive function in the rat

05.05.2014 - 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

02.06.2014 - 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

01.09.2014 - 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

15.09.2014 - 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

22.09.2014 - 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

23.09.2014 - Colloquium

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

06.10.2014 - 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 Berardi
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

27.10.2014 - Colloquium

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

03.11.2014 - 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, Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Radboud University Nijmegen, NL
Excitatory neuronal networks in the rodent somatosensory cortex:
what morphology of a neuron has to do with its function

01.12.2014 - 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, the Netherlands
Does the brain need a body area?