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IGSN / SFB 874 Conference

Molecular And Neural Correlates Of Memory And Cognition

9th - 10th of April 2019, Veranstaltungszentrum, Ruhr University Bochum

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April 9th

Welcome - opening of the conference
Denise Manahan-Vaughan Director IGSN / Speaker SFB 874

Session 1
Molecular substrates of memory and cognition

Hannah Monyer
Clinical Neurobiology, Medical Faculty of Heidelberg University and German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg, Germany
GABAergic neurones - the cellular substrate for local and long-range synchrony
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Anna Fejtova
Molecular Psychiatry, University Hospital, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg, Nürnberg, Germany
Presynaptic homeostatic plasticity contributes to the activity-driven remodelling of cortical networks
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Coffee break / Poster Session / Brainstorming Session (1)


Susanne Schoch McGovern
Institute of Neuropathology, University of Bonn Medical Center, Bonn, Germany
Control of presynaptic function and plasticity by strategic phosphorylation
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Lunch break

Session 2
Neural mechanisms underlying memory and cognition

Mara Mather
Gerontology and Psychology, USC, Los Angeles, USA
How arousal increases neural gain and attentional selectivity in younger vs. older adults
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Tatiana Korotkova
Neuronal Circuits and Behavior, Max Planck Institute for Metabolism Research, Cologne, Germany
To eat? To sleep? To run? Neural dynamics of innate behaviors
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Coffee break / Brainstorming Session (2)


Carien Lansink
Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences, Center for Neuroscience, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
How visual is the visual cortex? The influence of auditory information on the detection and processing of visual stimuli
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Individual meetings with RUB scientists

April 10th
Session 3
Subcortical contributions to memory and cognition

Dora Angelaki
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, NYU, New York, USA
A gravity-based three-dimensional compass in the mouse brain
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Livia de Hoz García-Bellido
Neuroscience Research Center, Charité Medical University, Berlin, Germany
Subcortical coding of statistical learning
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Coffee break / Poster Session / Brainstorming Session (3)


Laura Ewell
Institute of Experimental Epileptology and Cognition Research, University of Bonn Medical Center, Bonn, Germany
The impact of pathological high frequency oscillations on hippocampal network activity in rats with chronic epilepsy
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Lunch break

Session 4
Cortical plasticity and information processing as an orchestrator of cognitive flexibility, memory and cognition

Susanne Diekelmann
Institute of Medical Psychology and Behavioral Neurobiology, Tübingen University, Tübingen, Germany
Cueing reactivation during sleep to facilitate memory consolidation
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Coffee break / Brainstorming Session (4)


Jenny Read
Institute of Neuroscience, Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK
The neural basis of depth perception: how binocular disparity is encoded in the primary visual cortex
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Farewell — End of conference