SFB Speakers - 2016

Heinz Beck
Department of Epileptology, Experimental Epileptology and Cognition Research, Life and Brain Center, University of Bonn Medical Center
"Mechanisms of sparse coding in the dentate gyrus"

Henk-Jan Boele
Department of Neuroscience, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
"Modulation of cerebellar-dependent associative learning by the amygdala"

Hajnalka Bokor
Laboratory of Thalamus Research, Institute of Experimental Medicine, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary
"Cortical control and extrathalamic inhibition in the thalamus"

Jan Born
Institute for Medical Psychology and Behavioural Neurobiology, University Tübingen
"Sleep, Memory and Perception"

Stefan M. Brudzynski
Department of Psychology / Biological Science, Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
"Brain systems of emotional arousal and emotional expression: studies of ultrasonic vocalizations"

Randy M. Bruno
Department of Neuroscience and The Zuckerman Mind Brian Behavior Institute, Columbia University, New York, USA
"The many input layers of the neocortex"

Martin Conway
Department of Psychology City University London
"Narrative Thinking, Memory, Amnesia and Fictional Memories"

Dirk Dietrich
Laboratory of Experimental Neurophysiology, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Bonn Medical School
"Activity-dependent myelination and neuro-glia synapses: role of oligodendrocyte precursor cells"

Andreas Draguhn
Institute of Physiology and Pathophysiology, Heidelberg University
"Multineuronal activity patterns and hippocampal network oscillations"

Richard Edden
Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore
"New Approaches in measuring GABA with MRS"

Andreas Engel
Department of Neurophysiology and Pathophysiology, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf
"Intrinsic Coupling Modes and Cognition"

Guillén Fernández
Donders Institute, Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
"Equipped to survive: Adaptive response to acute threat "

Elke Fuchs
University Hospital Heidelberg
"Inhibition in the hippocampal-entorhinal formation"

Klaus Funke
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
"Modulation of GABAergic system by rTMS - evidence from animal models"

Jay Gottfried
Institute of Neurology and Psychology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
"All Roads Lead To Smell"

Benedikt Grothe
Ludwig-Maximilians-University München / Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology, Martinsried
"The evolution of neuronal circuits for sound localization"

Onur Güntürkün
Department of Biopsychology, Ruhr-Universität Bochum
"Visual categories in the pigeon brain"

Richard Harris
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
"Neurochemical Imaging of Chronic Pain: pathology and treatment"

Michael Hasselmo
Center for Systems Neuroscience, Boston University, MA, USA
"Neural coding of space and time in entorhinal cortex"

Pawel Herman
Computational Brain Science Lab, School of Computer Science and Communication, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
"Mechanisms and dynamic correlates of multi-item working memory function in a mesoscopic attractor network model"

Judith Hirsch
Department of Biological Sciences / Neurobiology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
"Neural circuits for visual processing in thalamus"

Christian Hölscher
Lancaster University, Biomed and Life Sciences, Furness College, Lancaster, UK
"Drugs developed to treat diabetes show neuroprotective effects in Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease "

Mark Hübener
Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology, Martinsried
"How sensory experience and learning change neuronal responses in the visual cortex"

Thomas Hummel
Smell & Taste Clinic, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, TU Dresden Medical School, Dresden, Germany
"Olfactory Disorders and Consequences"

Jürgen Kaufmann
Department for General Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience / DFG Research Unit Person Perception, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany
"Processing identity information in familiar and unfamiliar faces"

Raffael Kalisch
Neuroimaging Center Mainz, University of Mainz, Germany
"Dealing with trauma - the resilience approach"

Áine Kelly
Department of Physiology, School of Medicine, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
"Exercise as a neuroprotectant: what are the underlying mechanisms?"

Henrik Kessler
Klinik für Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychotherapie, LWL-Universitätsklinikum Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany
"Innovative treatment methods for post-traumatic stress disorder "

Kamran Khodakhah
Department of Psychiatry and behavioral Sciences, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, USA
"Cerebellar Modulation of the Reward Circuitry"

Thomas Knöpfel
Brain Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, UK
"Cortical circuit dynamics illuminated with genetically encoded voltage indicators"

Matthias Kuhl
Department of Microsystems Engineering – IMTEK, University of Freiburg, Germany
"CMOS Electronics for Implantable Neural Interfaces"

Rohini Kuner
Institute of Pharmacology, Heidelberg University
"Cortical circuits in nociception and chronic pain"

Jean-Philippe Lachaux
Neuroscience Research Center, INSERM U1028 – CNRS UMR5292, Lyon, France
"Some insights about attention and working memory from human intracerebral EEG"

Siegrid Löwel
Department of Systems Neuroscience, Göttingen University
"The dynamic architecture of the adult visual cortex or how can I keep my brain young?"

Denise Manahan-Vaughan
Department of Neurophysiology, Ruhr-Universität Bochum
"Neuronal processing and integration of sensory information by the hippocampus"

Olivia Masseck
Department of Neurobiology, Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology, Ruhr-Universität Bochum
"Development and application of new optogenetic tools in Neuroscience - introduction"

Tobias Moser
University Medical Center Göttingen / Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry
"Inner hair cells decompose auditory signals through active zones with different Ca2+-influx"

Florian Müller-Dahlhaus
University Hospital Tübingen
"TMS-EEG - a measure of GABAergic neurotransmission in humans"

Johan N. Lundström
Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden Monell Chemical Senses Center, Philadelphia / Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, PA, USA
"Chemical Warning Signals in Humans"

Marius Peelen
Center for Mind/Brain Sciences (CIMeC), University of Trento, Rovereto, Italy
"Neural mechanisms of person perception"

Nick Puts
Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore
"From MRS of GABA to Cognition"

Gal Richter-Levin
Department of Psychology, Sagol Department of Neurobiology, The Institute the for Study of Affective Neuroscience (ISAN), University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
"A unique role for the dentate gyrus in forming emotional memories"

Patrick Ruther
Department of Microsystems Engineering – IMTEK, University of Freiburg, Germany
"How to illuminate brain tissue? MEMS-based tools for optogenetics"

Paul Sauseng
Research Unit Biological Psychology, Department of Psychology, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Germany
"How are working-memory-related cortical networks coordinated?"

Etienne Save
Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Aix-Marseille University, CNRS, Marseille, France
"Navigation by path integration: the role of the entorhinal cortex"

Tobias Schmidt-Wilcke
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
"Indroduction: GABA - from molecule to cognition"

Martijn Schonewille
Department of Neuroscience, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
"Unraveling the cerebellar cortex: module-related differences in activity and plasticity"

Gudrun Schwarzer
Department of Developmental Psychology, Justus-Liebig-University Giessen, Germany
"Processing of faces in children"

Trichur Vidyasagar
Departments of Optometry & Vision Science and Melbourne Neuroscience Institute, University of Melbourne, Australia
"Releasing the cortical handbrake? rTMS-induced LTD of GABAergic synaptic transmission"

Andreas Vlachos
Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
"Reading into neuronal oscillations and top-down attention: their implications for dyslexia"

Ladislav Vyklicky
Department of Cellular Neurophysiology, Institute of Physiology CAS, Prague, Czech Republic
"Steroid modulation of NMDA receptors"

Kechen Zhang
Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore USA
"How large spaces are represented in hippocampus"