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Neurex, USIAS and IDEX Meeting “Molecular Neurobiology”

January 20, 2014 @ 09:00 - January 21, 2014 @ 16:00

Details

Start:
January 20, 2014 @ 09:00
End:
January 21, 2014 @ 16:00
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Venue

Nouveau Patio – Salle des thèses
20, rue René Descartes
Strasbourg, 67000 France
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Organizer

Vincent Lelièvre, Michaël Reber

This first meeting of the “Joint Master in Neuroscience and Salk Institute” Seminar Series will be held on January 20th-21st, 2014 in Strasbourg.

Program

 

Monday, January 20th

FUNDAMENTALS IN NEUROSCIENCE DISEASE

09.00 – 09.30 Dr. Mark Verheijen
Basic Lecture: Myelin membrane synthesis
09.45 – 10.45 Dr. Mark Verheijen (VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
Seminar: Oligodendroglial myelination requires astrocyte- derived lipids
Keywords: Schwann Cells, Oligodendrocytes, Lipids, Myelin, Astrocytes, Diet

10.45 – 11.15 Coffee Break / Discussion

11.15 – 12.15 Dr. Arvind Kumar (BCF, Univ. Freiburg, Germany)
Brain disease: A dynamical systems perspective.
Keywords: dynamical systems, disease of brain dynamics, neuronal networks, oscillations, synchrony
12.15 – 12.45 Discussion

12.45 – 13.30 Lunch in room 01 Patio

13.30 – 14.15 Dr. Roman Chrast
Basic Lecture: Peripheral Neuropathy
14.30 – 15.30 Dr. Roman Chrast, (Univ. Lausanne, Switzerland)
Seminar: Inherited neuropathies: from genetics to pathological mechanisms.
Keywords: Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, gene identification, Schwann cell, Myelin, Nrg1/ErbB signaling

15.30 – 16.00 Coffee Break / Discussion

16.00 – 17.00 Keynote Speaker – Pr. Greg Lemke, (San Diego, CA)
Seminar: TAM receptor signaling in the immune and nervous systems.
Keywords: TAM receptor tyrosine kinases, macrophage, neurodegeneration, microglia, phagocytosis
17.00 – 17.30 Discussion

 

Tuesday, January 21st

VISUAL SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT

09.00 – 09-45 Dr. Jin-Woo Kim
Basic Lecture: Mammalian Retinal Development
10.00 – 11.00 Dr. Jin-Woo Kim (KAIST, Seoul– FMI, Basel)
Seminar: Remote control of mammal visual system by homeodomain proteins.
Keywords: homeodomain, intercellular protein transfer, Otx2, Vax1, retina
11.00 – 11.30 Discussion

12.00 – 13.00 Lunch in cafetaria INCI

13.15 – 14.00 Dr. Robert Hindges
Basic Lecture: Visual Map Development
14.15 – 15.15 Dr. Robert Hindges, (King’s College, London, UK)
Seminar: Wiring the brain: Plasticity and functional specificity.
Keywords: visual system, topographic map, axon competition, synaptic specificity, functional imaging

15.15 – 15.45: Discussion

 

Download a brief synopsis of the speakers of this Meeting: Synopsis of the speakers Jan 20_21 2014

Download the poster/program of this Meeting: Poster Salk JMN Jan 2014

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