IGSN Speakers - 2005

Michael Baier
Project Neurodegenerative Diseases, Robert Koch-Institut, Berlin
"Role of cytokines and chemokines in prion infections of the central nervous system"

Yves-Alain Barde
Division Pharmacology/Neurobiology, Biozentrum, University of Basel, Switzerland
"Embryonic Stem Cells and Neural Differentiation"

Marinella Cappelletti
Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, UK
"Number Semantics: Evidence from lesion and TMS Studies"

Leonardo Chelazzi
Department of Neurological and Vision sciences, University of Verona, Italy
"Interacting brain systems for visual selective attention"

Hubert Dinse
Theoretical Biology, Institut für Neuroinformatik, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
"Imaging Remodeling of Orientation Maps in Adult Visual Cortex during PlasticReorganization"

University of Miami Medical School, Miami, USA
"Pannexine and ATP release"

Wolfram Erlhagen
Departameno de Matemática para a Ciencia e Tecnologla (DMCT), Universidade do Minho, Guimares, Portugal
"Neural circuits underlying action understanding and goal-directed Imitation: A modelling approach"

Pascal Fries
Neuronal Coherence Group, F. C. Donders Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging Radboud, University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
"Neuronal communication through neuronal coherence"

Lothar Gerritzen
Faculty of Mathematics, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
"On the Inversion of Digits in written and spoken German"

Markus Glatzel
Institute of Neuropathology and National Reference Centre for Prion Diseases, Zurich, Switzerland
"Prion Diseases: Pathophysiology and Diagnostic Approaches"

Onur Güntürkün
Department of Biopsychology, Instutite of Cognitive Neuroscience, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
"Of Dolphins and Numbers: Cerebral Asymmetries for Numerosity in the Bottlenose Dolphin"

Rudy Guyonneau
Centre de Recherche "Cerveau et Cognition", Toulouse, France
"Repitition makes a neuron swift: How experience may shape visual selectivities through STDP"

Thomas Hahn
Department of Cell Physiology, Max Planck Institute for Medical Research, Heidelberg, Germany
"Voltage-sensitive dye imaging in Barrel Cortex: mapping activity onto anatomy"

Markus Hausmann
Department of Biopsychology, Instutite of Cognitive Neuroscience, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
"Pseudoneglect in the mental representation of numbers"

John-Dylan Haynes
Inst. Neurology, University College London, UK
"Decoding conscious and unconscious perception from dynamic brain patterns"

Dirk Jancke
Department of Neurobiology, Faculty of Biology, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
"Visualizing the Invisible: Imaging Correlates of Illusion in Early Visual Cortex"

John Kennedy
Dept. Psychology, University of Toronto, Canada
"Drawings by the blind include true form, parallel, inverse, 1- 2- and 3-point perspective: Gaia, Tracy and Esref"

Christian Klämbt
Institute for Neurobiology, University of Münster, Germany
"Neuron-Glia interaction in Drosophila"

Christof Koch
Lois and Victor Troendle Professor of Cognitive and Behavioral Biology, California Institute of Technology, USA
"Reading out images from neurons in the medial temporal lobe"

Nikos Logothetis
Max Planck Inst. for Biological Cybernetics, Tübingen, Germany
"Neurons and perception: A Bridge too far?"

Bernhard Mitterauer
Institute of Forensic Neuropsychiatry and Gotthard Günther, Archives, University of SaIzburg, Austria
"A Possible Role of the Glial System in the Pathophysiology of So Called Mental Disorders"

Thomas F. Münte
Neuropsychologie, University of Magedburg, Germany
"Crossmodal interactions in audiovisual attention in humans"

John Nicholls
Neurobiology Sector, SISSÄ, Trieste, Italy
"What makes the leech so fascinating?"
"Neural rhythms in invertebrates and in vertebrates"

Andreas Nieder
Primate NeuroCognition Laboratory, Department of Cognitive Neurology, University of Tübingen, Germany
"Single-neuron correlates of numerical quantity in the monkey cortex"

Mario Pellegrino
Department of Physiology and Biochemistry, University of Pisa,Italy
"Mechanosensitive ion channels of leech neurons"

Bill Phillips
Centre for Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience, Univ. Stirling, UK
"Synaptic mechanisms of cognitive coordination, working memory and attention"

Steven M. Pollard
Inst. for Stem Cell Research, University of Edinburgh, UK,
"Mammalian Neural Stem (NS) Cells"

Tom Salt
Division of Visual Science, Institute of Ophtalmology, University College London, UK
"Glutamate receptors underlying different facets of visual responseprocessing in superior colliculus"

Esther Stoeckli
Institute of Zoology, Developmental Neuroscience, University of Zurich, Switzerland
"Molecular Mechanisms of Axon Guidance at the Midline of the Spinal Cord"

Jörg Tatzelt
Max-Planck-Institute for Biochemistry, Martinsried
"Cell biology of prion diseases"

Dionysia Theodosis
Inserm U 378, Université Victor Segalen-Bordeaux II, Bordeaux, France
“Activity-Dependent Structural Neuronal-Glial Plasticity In the Mammalian Brain”

Misha Tsodyks
Department of Neurobiology, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
“Neural network model of the primary visual cortex: From functional architecture to lateral connectivity”

Thomas Wennekers
Computational Neuroscience, University of Plymouth, UK
"Large scale models of cortical function"

F. Woergoetter
Departement of Psychology, University of Stirling, UK
"Spatially and temporally local STDP and its possible functional consequences"