IGSN Speakers - 2006

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

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

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

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

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

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

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"

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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"