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Program

Tuesday, March 24

Session 1: Learning and Memory (09:30 – 12:30)
Keynote by Ivan Soltesz (Organization and Control of Hippocampal Circuits)
Brenda Bloodgood
Shawn Olsen
Livia de Hoz (Subcortico-cortical loops and the emergence of statistical learning)
Session 2: Young Investigator Talks (14:00 – 15:30)
Session 3: Theory and Computation (16:00 – 19:00)
Julijana Gjorgjieva
Matthias Kaschube
Fred Wolf (An evolutionary tipping point at the origin of the primate brain)
Keynote by Idan Segev

Wednesday, March 25

Session 4: Non-Neuronal Cells (09:30 – 11:30)
Stéphane Oliet (Astroglial contribution to NMDA receptor activity)
Thora Karadottir (Oligodendrocyte precursor cells become heterogeneous with age:  different functional cell states?)
Marco Prinz (Heterogeneity of myeloid cells in the CNS)
Bruno Weber
Poster Session (13:30 – 15:00)
Session 5: Translational Neuroscience (15:30 – 19:00)
Jorge Palop
Mikael Simons
Gaia Novarino (Cortical network development and dynamics in autism spectrum disorders)
Keynote by Inna Slutsky (Regulation and dysregulation of hippocampal activity set-points)

Thursday, March 26

Session 6: Sensory-Motor Systems (10:00 – 12:00)
Randy Bruno
Fritjof Helmchen
Monika Scholz
Alison Barth (Sensory learning and progressive rewiring of the cortical circuit)

Adam Denes (Microglia shape neuronal activity and injury via somatic purinergic junctions)
Poster Session (14:00 – 15:30)
Session 7: In Vivo Circuit Function (16:00 – 19:00)
Simon Wiegert (Anesthetics and the hippocampus: synapses, ensembles and memory)
Tobias Rose
Hyungbae Kwon (Labeling and manipulation of behaviorally-relevant neurons at cellular resolution)