SFB Speakers - 2010

Lutgarde Arckens
Head of Neuroplasticity and Neuroproteomics Unit, K. U. Leuven, Belgium
"Multimodal plasticity in mouse visual cortex"

Zafar Bashir
Department of Anatomy, MRC Centre for Synaptic Plasticity, University of Bristol, UK
"Synaptic plasticity - from mechanisms to roles in learning and memory"

Sven Behnke
Institute for Computer Science – Autonomous Intelligent Systems, University Bonn, Germany
"Hierarchical neural networks for image interpretation"

Verner P. Bingman
Department of Psychology, Bowling Green State University New York at Albany, USA
"Avian navigators and the evolution of a cartographic brain"

Giuseppe Blasi
Department of Neurology and Psychiatry, University of Bari, Italy
"Filling the gap between genetic variability and emotion processing in humans"

Alf Dubra
Department of Ophthalmology and Biomedical Engineering, University of Rochester Eye Institute, Rochester NY, USA
"High resolution ophthalmic imaging using adaptive optics"

Jordi Guimera
Institute of Developmental Genetics, Technical University Munich/HMGU, Germany
"Deciphering the molecular cues controlling the generation of the midbrain GABAergic neurons"

Jérôme Epsztein
INMED-INSERM U901, Parc Scientifique et Technologique de Luminy, Marseille, France
"Whole-cell recordings of place cell activity in freely moving rats"

Mark Hübener
MPI of Neurobiology, Martinsried, Germany
"Imaging structural and functional plasticity in mouse visual cortex"

Jenia Jitsev
Max Planck Institut for Neurological Research, Cologne, Germany
"On the self-organization of the memory domain for compositional object representation in the visual cortex"

Georg Keller
Dep. of Cellular and Systems Neurobiology, Max Planck Institute, Martinsried, Germany
"Visual processing in awake behaving mice"

Dimitri Kullmann
Institute of Neurology, University College London, UK
"Synaptic plasticity and information processing in the cortical interneuron circuit"

Kevin S. LaBar
Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
"Brain mechanisms for remembering real-world emotional events"

Bastian Leibe
UMIC Research Centre, RWTH University Aachen, Germany
"Object Categorization and Figure-Ground Segmentation for Visual Scene Understanding"

Gaël Malleret
CNRS - Department of Sleep and Memory Research, University Claude Bernard, Lyon, France
"Memory inhibitory constraints: a positive role in cognition?"

Volker Scheuss
MPI of Neurobiology, Martinsried Germany
"Dendritic spines and cortical circuit wiring, function and plasticity"

Harald T. Schupp
Department of Psychology, University Konstanz, Germany
"The brain signature of emotion processing"

John Van Opstal
Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands
"Role of monkey superior colliculus in head-unrestrained gaze shifts"

Thomas Wennekers
Centre for Robotic and Neural Systems,University of Plymouth, UK
"Spike Train Metrics and Sensitivity Analysis"

Yun Xiang Chu
Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
"Enhanced synaptic connectivity and epilepsy in C1q knockout mice"