Program

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Saturday 18-6-2016

 

9.30-9.45         Opening remarks (Yiota Poirazi, Michael Häusser, Matthew Larkum)

 

9.45-10.00       Welcome by Nektarios Tavernarakis, Director IMBB-FORTH

 

                        Session1: Molecular processes in dendritic branches

                        Chairs: Nektarios Tavernarakis, Ioannis Charalampopoulos

                       

10.00-11.00     Erin Schuman, Local translation in dendrites

 

11.00-11.30     Coffee Break

 

11.30-12.30     Casper Hoogenraad, Local cytoskeletal cues drive polarized cargo

                        transport into dendrites

 

12.30-13.30     Lunch break

 

                        Session 2: Dendritic computations and circuit function

                        Chairs: Michael Häusser, Jackie Schiller

 

13.30-14.30     Nelson Spruston,  Precise synaptic targeting of CA1 pyramidal

                        neuron dendrites

 

Short Talks by Young Researchers

14.30-15.00     Yuwei Cui, Active dendrites enable sequence

                        learning in the cortex

15.00-15.30     Cristina Domnisoru, Monosynaptic inputs to hippocampal

                        place cell dendrites

 

15.30-16.00     Coffee break

 

16.00-17.00     Attila Losonczy, Mnemonic functions for nonlinear dendritic integration

                        in hippocampal pyramidal circuits

17.00-18.00     Greg Stuart, Contrasting roles

                        of calcium-activated potassium channels on dendritic excitability and

                        synaptic plasticity

 

18.00–20.00    Welcome reception (Sponsored by Demiurge Technologies AG)

 

 


Sunday 19-6-2016

 

                        Session 3: Synaptic arrangements in dendrites

                        Chair: Erin Schuman, Nelson Spruston, Matthew Larkum

                       

9.00-10.00       Arthur Konnerth, Calcium signaling in spines and dendrites of layer

                        4 cortical neurons in vivo

 

10.00-10.30     Coffee break

 

10.30-11.30     Judit Makara, Compartmentalization and cooperativity in dendrites

                         of pyramidal neurons

11.30-12.30     Elly Nedivi, Reversible inhibitory synapse structural dynamics at stable sites

 

12.30-13.30     Lunch break

 

     Short Talks by Young Researchers

                           Chairs: Judit Makara, Vassiliki Nikoletopoulou

 

13.30-14.00     Jiyoung Park, Contribution of

                        apical and basal dendrites to orientation encoding of pyramidal neurons in mouse V1

14.00-14.30     Mototaka Suzuki, Dendritic calcium spikes are clearly visible

                        in EEG signals

14.30-15.00     Joao Sacramento, Bayesian multisensory integration by dendrites

15.00-15.30     Cezar M. Tigaret, Control of NMDA receptors by a Ca2+ activated negative feedback loop regulates  hippocampal Hebbian plasticity

15.30-17.00     Poster Session 1 - with coffee/snacks onsite

 

17.00-18.00     Jackie Schiller, Plasticity in Tuft Dendrites of Layer 5 pyramidal neurons in rat

                        somatosensory cortex

 


 

Monday 20-6-2016

 

                        Session 4: Computational modeling of dendritic function

                        Chair: Yiota Poirazi, Claudia Clopath, Greg Stuart

                                   

9.00-10.00       Idan Segev, The functional role of dendritic gap junctions in cortical

                        interneurons

10.00-10.30     Coffee break

 

10.30-11.30     Claudia Clopath, Synaptic plasticity across dendritic location

11.30-12.30     Rishikesh Narayanan, Functional maps within a single neuron: Emergence,

                        homeostasis and implications

 

12.30-13.30     Lunch break

 

13.30-15.00     Poster Session 2  - with coffee/snacks

 

15.00-16.00     Daniel Dombeck, Navigating with dendrites

 

16.00-16.30     Best Poster Awards

16.30 -             Excursion to Lygaria Beach / Gala dinner at Sirocco Restaurant

 

 


Tuesday 21-6-2016

 

                        Session 5: Career issues in academia

                        Chairs: Emre Yaksi, Yiota Poirazi

 

9.30-10.15       Camilla Belone, Retention of women in high levels of neuroscience – Perspectives

                        from a FENS-Kavli Scholar

 

10.15-10.45     Coffee break

 

10.45-11.30     Monica di Luca, FENS President, Publication issues: Right time for a reality check in

                         Neuroscience

11.30-12.30     Open discussion about career issues

                        Chairs: Panayiota Poirazi, Camilla Belone, Monica di Luca

 

12.30-14.00     Lunch break

 

                        Session 6: Scientific and proposal writing tutorials

                        Chairs:  Yiota Poirazi, Rishikesh Narayanan

 

14.00-15.30     Tutorial 1: Matthew Larkum, How to write a successful scientific publication

 

15.30-16.00     Coffee break

 

16.00-17.30     Tutorial 2: Emre Yaksi, How to get funding

17.30-18.00     Closing Remarks