14.01.2013 - Symposium

Of faces and bodies: differences and similarities in body and face processing

Stefan R. Schweinberger
Department of General Psychology, Friedrich-Schiller-University,Jena, Germany

"Event-related brain potential correlates of face recognition"

Cosimo Urgesi
Department of Human Science, University of Udine, Italy

"Perception and misperception of human body forms and body actions"

Galit Yovel
School of Psychological Science & Sagol School of Neuroscience, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

"Faces are special. Are Bodies special too?"

15.01.2013 - Colloquium

Prof. Björn Rasch
Biopsychology, University of Zurich, Switzerland

"Memory reactivation and sleep"

18.02.2013 - Symposium

How experience shapes perceptions: psychophysics, physiology and models

Aaron Seitz
Department of Psychology, University of California, Riverside, USA

"Psychophysics: How attention and reinforcement guide perceptual learning"

Peggy Seriés
Institute for Adaptive and Neural Computation, University of Edinburgh, UK

"The impact of a priori expectations on visual perception: psychophysics and (Bayesian) models"

Rufin Vogels
Laboratory for Neuro- and Psychophysiology, Leuven University, Belgium

"Neural mechanisms of perceptual learning in monkey visual cortex"

04.03.13 & 05.03.13 - Conference

Learning and memory: mechanisms, functional correlates, control and extinction

German Barrionuevo
University of Pittsburgh, USA

"Synapse-specific compartmentalization of signaling cascades for LTP induction in CA3 interneurons"

Brian E. Derrick
University of Texas, San Antonio, USA

"LTP and Function of the Direct Entorhinal Projections to Hippocampal regions CA3 and CA1 in vivo"

Bruce Mcnaughton
University of Lethbridge, Canada

"Doughnuts in the brain: A toroidal attractor theory of the cognitive map"

Agnes Gruart
Pablo de Olavide University, Seville, Spain

"Learning and memory as functional states of the brain"

Marijn van Wingerden
Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf, Germany

"Good Vibrations: Rhythms and Plasticity in Neural Correlates of Value in Rat Orbitofrontal Cortex"

Tobias Kalenscher
Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf, Germany

"Resisting and restricting temptation - neural signatures of willpower and precommitment"

Dominic Cheng
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA

"Functional MRI and tDCS Investigations of Human Eyeblink Conditioning"

Craig Stark
University of California, Irvine, USA

"The role of human hippocampal subfields in pattern separation, aging, and MCI"

Cyril Herry
INSERM U862, Neurocentre Magendie, University of Bordeaux, France

"Amygdala neuronal circuits of fear extinction"

Marie Monfils
University of Texas at Austin, USA

"Reconsolidation-extinction interactions in fear memory attenuation"

Thomas Agren
Uppsala University, Sweden

"Removing fear from memories using reconsolidation disruption"

19.03.2013 - Colloquium

Prof. Dr. Michael Herzog
Laboratory of Psychophysics LPSY, école polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne EPFL, Switzerland

"How the conscious mind constitutes itself through perceptual learning"

20.03.2013 - Colloquium

Nicolaas Puts
Department of Neuroradiology, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA

"GABA-MRS, sensory processing and developmental disorders"

06.05.2013 - Symposium

Cellular mechanisms for short-term memory

Stephen Berry
Department of Psychology, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, USA

"Hippocampal theta: Oscillatory control of a distributed system for associative eyeblink conditioning"

Donald Cooper
Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA

"Plasticity of excitability in the prefrontal cortex and its role in behavioral resilience to stress addiction: New insights from molecular neurogenetics and optogenetics"

Philippe Séguéla
Montreal Neurological Institute, Alan Edwards Centre for Research on Pain, Dept. of Neurology & Neurosurgery, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

"Cellular mechanisms for persistent activity in the prefrontal cortex"

03.06.2013 - Symposium

Neuronal mechanisms of visual attention

Andreas Kreiter
Center for Cognitive Science, Brain Research Institute, University of Bremen, Germany

"Attention dependent information routing in monkey visual cortex"

Matthew Self
Department of Vision and Cognition, Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience KNAW, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

"The laminar circuits that underlie feedback-effects in primary visual cortex"

Trichur Vidyasagar
Department of Optometry and Vision Sciences, University of Melbourne, Australia

"Top down mechanisms in visual attention"

20.06.2013 - Colloquium

Ruth Luthi-Carter
Laboratory of Functional Neurogenomics,University of Leicester, UK

"What have we learned about Huntington's disease from gene expression profiles?"

26.06.2013 - Colloquium

Paola Bovolenta
Centro de Biología Molecular Severo Ochoa, CSIC-UAM and Ciber de Enfermedades Raras, Madrid, Spain

"Secreted Frizzled related Proteins: from development to neurodegeneration"

08.07.2013 - Symposium

Impacts of thyroid hormone on the development of the nervous system

Dagmar Führer-Sakel
Clinic for Endocrinology, University Hospital Essen, Germany

"Consequences of thyroid disease in pregnancy for the offspring - a clinical perspective"

Nori Koibuchi
Department of Integrative Physiology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, Maebashi, Gunma, Japan

"Thyroid hormone and cerebellar development"

Thomas Voigt
Institute for Physiology, University Magdeburg, Germany

"Regulation of early spontaneous network activity and GABAergic neurons development by thyroid hormone"

06.08.2013 - Colloquium

Prof. Dr. Alireza Valizadeh
Institute for Advanced Studies in Basic Sciences (IASBS), Zanjan, Iran

"Interplay of structure and dynamics through STDP: Does STDP enhance synchrony?"

12.09.2013 - Colloquium

Guillermo Lahera Forteza
Department of Medicine and Medical Specialties, Faculty of Medicine, University of Alcalá, Madrid, Spain

"Is social cognition a modifiable domain?"

23.09.2013 - Symposium

Stress, fear and anxiety in humans and other animals

Johanna Baas
Social and Behavioural Sciences, Utrecht University, The Netherlands

"Predisposed to anxiety: The genetics of fear conditioning"

Raffael Kalisch
Neuroimaging Center Mainz (NIC), Focus Program Translational Neuroscience (FTN), Johannes Gutenberg University Medical Center Mainz, Germany

"The catastrophizing brain"

Gal Richter-Levin
The Institute for the Study of Affective Neuroscience (ISAN), Sagol Department of Neurobiology and Ethology, Department of Psychology, University of Haifa, Israel

"Stress vulnerability and stress resilience"

07.10.2013 - Symposium

Modelling the Hippocampal Place Code

Daniel Bush
Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, UK

"Spatial and Temporal Coding in the Grid Cell Network"

Paul Verschure
Catalan Institute for Advanced Research Studies (ICREA) and Laboratory of Synthetic Perceptive, Emotive and Cognitive Systems, Center of Autonomous Systems and Neurorobotics, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF), Barcelona, Spain

"The brain in space: How the rodent brain solves the self-localization and mapping problem"

Kechen Zhang
Department of Biomedical Engineering, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

"Neural integrator mechanisms in the hippocampal system"

04.11.2013 - Symposium

Mechanism and principles of cortical information processing

Patrik Krieger
Systemic Neuroscience, Department of Neurophysiology, Faculty of Medicine, Ruhr University Bochum

"Sensory brain maps"

Nora Prochnow
Experimental Neurobiology, Neuroanatomy, Faculty of Medicine, Ruhr University Bochum

"Boon or bane? The role of Pannexin1 large pore channels in activity regulation of the neuronal network"

02.12.2013 - Symposium

Action Semantics in the Brain

Laurel J. Buxbaum
Cognition and Action Laboratory, Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute, Thomas Jefferson University, Pennsylvania, USA

"Objects of our actions: Influences of action semantics on object processing"

Luciano Fadiga
Department of Human Physiology University of Ferrara / The Italian Institute of Technology, Genova, Italy

"The Action Grammar"

Marco Tettamanti
Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy

"Embodiment versus Disembodiment: conceptual-semantic representations and their modulation by syntactic negation"

03.12.2013 - Colloquium

Bruno Poucet
Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, CNRS and Aix-Marseille University, France

"Place cell firing and goal-directed behavior"