13.01.2014 - Symposium

Major Depression: Factors, Dynamics, Effects

Sen Cheng
Mercator Research Group "Structure of Memory", Faculty of Psychology, Ruhr-Universitšt Bochum, Germany

"Modeling the Dynamics of Depression "

Jürgen Margraf
Alexander von Humboldt Professor for Clinic Psychology and Psychotherapy, Faculty of Psychology, Ruhr-Universitšt Bochum, Germany

"Cognitive Factors in 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 in spinal 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-Universitšt Bochum

"Vertebrate Cone Opsins enable sustained and highly sensitive rapid control of Gi/o signaling in anxiety circuitry"

Alexander 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

Bernd Fakler
Institute of Physiology, University Freiburg, Germany

"The proteome of native AMPA-receptors and its significance for excitatory neurotransmission"

Vidar Gundersen
Department of Anatomy, University of Oslo, Norway

"Presynaptic localisation of NMDA receptors at hippocampal synapses"

Helmut Kettenmann
Max-Delbrueck-Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC), Berlin, Germany

"Properties of microglial cells"

Frank Kirchhoff
Institute of Physiology, University of Saarland, Homburg, Germany

"The role of glial glutamate receptors in vivo"

Philippe Lory
Institute of Functional Genomics (IGF), Montpellier, France

"Molecular mechanisms underlying calcium channelopathies"

Claus Pietrzik
Institute of Pathobiochemistry, University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz

"The role of lipoprotein receptors on NMDA receptor activity"

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

"Synaptic effects of opioids"

Stephan Sigrist
Institute for Biology/Genetics, F U Berlin, Germany

"Shedding light on the assembly and function of synaptic protein architectures"

A.B. Smit
Medical Center, V U Amsterdam

"Understanding glutamate receptors by interaction proteomics"

Anne Stephenson
UCL School of Pharmacy, London, UK

"NMDA Receptors and the MAGUK Family of Scaffolding Proteins"

Dirk Trauner
NMDA Receptors and the MAGUK Family of Scaffolding Proteins


Chris De Zeeuw
Erasmus MC, Rotterdam / Royal Dutch Academy of Arts and Sciences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

"Creating patterns for cerebellar motor coordination"

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"

20.05.2014 - Colloquium

Prof. Tobias Kalenscher
Experimental Psychology, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

"The decline of generosity – Social discounting involves modulation of neural value signals by temporal-parietal junction"

27.05.2014 - Colloquium

Prof. Edmund T Rolls
Oxford Centre for Computational Neuroscience, Oxford, UK

"A theory of hippocampal function, and how it incorporates spatial view cells and place cells"

02.06.2014 - Symposium

Single cell mechanisms in epilepsy

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"

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"

01.09.2014 - Symposium

Animal models of psychiatric disorders

Astrid Friebe
Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Preventive Medicine, LWL University Hospital, Ruhr-Universitšt Bochum

"Microglia in animal models of depression"

Christina 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"

Susanne Wolf
Max-Delbrueck-Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC), Berlin, Germany

"Functional and epigenetic properties of microglia in a mouse model of schizophrenia"

11.09.2014 - Symposium

New developments in Diffusion Tensor Imaging (DTI)

Dr. Alexander Leemans
Image Sciences Institute; University Medical Center Utrecht, NL

"Diffusion MRI: Voxels, tracts, and connectomes"

Dr. Martin Froeling
Dep. of Radiology, University Medical Center Utrecht, NL

"(Challenges & Tricks in) Muscle diffusion MRI"

Jun. Prof. Dr. Thomas Schulz
Visualization and Medical Image Analysis Group, Institute of Computer Science II; Universität Bonn

"Adaptive Spherical Deconvolution in Neurodegenerative Disease"

22.09.2014 - Symposium

Cellular and subcellular mechanisms underlying Alzheimer's disease

Tara 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"

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"

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

Beatrice De Gelder
Brain and Emotion Laboratory, Maastricht University, the Netherlands

"Does the brain need a body area?"

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"