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Monday, August 07, 2023

Opening Bonn Brain³ 2023
  Dendrites: morphology, cell biology and models
Chairs: Gaia Tavosanis & Stefan Remy
09:10-10:00 Keynote: Hollis Cline (The Scripps Research Institute)
What the frog’s eye tells the frog’s brain V2.0
10:00-10:30 Wes Grueber (Columbia – Zuckerman Institute, NY)
Development and evolution of proprioceptive system architecture
10:30-10:45 Short Talk – Max Schelski (DZNE, Bonn)
Microtubule retrograde flow retains neuronal polarization in a fluctuating state
10:45-11:00 Short Talk – Chloé Benoit (DZNE, Bonn & University of Basel)
Axon initial segment dynamics during associative fear learning
11:00-11:30 COFFEE BREAK
  Dendrites: morphology, cell biology and models
Chairs: Gaia Tavosanis & Stefan Remy
11:30-12:00 Julijana Gjorgjieva (TUM, München)
The emergence of dendritic synaptic organization and excitatory and inhibitory balance
12:00-12:30 Hermann Cuntz (Ernst Strüngmann Institute, Frankfurt)
Models that capture the diversity of dendritic morphology
12:30-12:45 Short Talk – Cornelius Bergmann (Univ. Mainz Medical Center)
Minimal energy principles determine spatial localization and turn-over of molecules
12:45-14:00 LUNCH BREAK
  Dendrites: physiology, computations and behavior
Chair: Kevin Briggman
14:00-14:30 Randy Bruno (University of Oxford)
Cortical Layers in Context & Learning
14:30-15:00 Alison Barth (Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh)
Inhibitory synaptic plasticity across the cortical column
15:00-15:15 Short Talk – André Haubrich (University Medical Center Bonn)
Dentate granule cell activity and slow gamma oscillations support the formation of precise memories
15:15-15:30 Short Talk – Jens Tillmann (University of Bonn)
A-SOiD – An active learning platform for expert-guided, data efficient discovery of behavior
15:30-16:00 COFFEE BREAK
  Theory and Computation
Chair: Tatjana Tchumatchenko & Marcel Oberländer
16:00-16:30 Fred Wolf (University of Göttingen)
INTO DARKNESS – understanding a major transition in neural circuit evolution
16:30-16:45 Short Talk – Irene Aji (Max Planck Institute for Neurobiology of Behavior — caesar)
Mapping functional to anatomical connectivity of circuits in the macaque retina
16:50-17:40 Keynote: Idan Segev (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
A modeling adventure into human dendrites
17:40-18:30 Roundtable discussion
18:30- End of the first day

Tuesday, August 08, 2023

09:00-09:10 Organizers’ announcements
  Translational Neuroscience
Chairs: Martin Fuhrmann & Stefanie Kürten
09:10-10:00 Keynote: Karin Danzer (DZNE, Ulm)
Mechanisms of disease propagation in neurodegenerative diseases
10:00-10:30 Markus Schwaninger (University of Lübeck)
Bridging endothelial and glial brain barriers
10:30-10:45 Short Talk – Anna Antoniou (University of Bonn Medical Center)
Neuronal extracellular vesicles and associatedmicroRNAs induce circuit connectivity downstream BDNF
10:45-11:00 COFFEE BREAK
  Translational Neuroscience
Chairs: Martin Fuhrmann & Stefanie Kürten
11:00-11:30 Aya Takeoka (NERF, Leuven)
Spinal circuit plasticity for movement generation
11:30-12:00 Monica Sousa (Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular, Universidade do Porto)
Translating Acomys to Mus: identifying the roadmap that enables axon regeneration in mammals
12:00-12:15 Short Talk – Florian Thomas Kaulhausen (UKB)
Characterization of the synaptic ultrastructure in human epileptic tissue
12:15-12:30 Short Talk – Elisabeth Behrendt (University of Bonn)
Neuron-Microglia Communication Modulates Sensorimotor Function and Resilience to Chronic Stress
12:30-14:00 LUNCH BREAK
13:00-14:00 Artwork (meet the artist)
13:30-15:30 Poster Session 1 (evaluation by speakers)
15:00-15:30 COFFEE BREAK and continued poster session
Chairs: Gabor Petzold & Elvira Mass
15:30-16:20 Keynote: Shane Liddelow (Neuroscience Institute NYU Langone)
How diverse are reactive astrocytes at the transcriptomic and functional level?
16:20-16:50 Thora Karadottir (University of Cambridge)
Neuronal activity modulates myelin plasticity and regeneration
16:50-17:05 Short Talk – Peter Rupprecht (University of Zurich)
Centripetal integration of past events in hippocampal astrocytes, controlled by the locus coeruleus
17:05-17:20 Short Talk – Sergio Castro Gomez (University of Bonn)
NLRP3 contributes to microglial morphology changes, ASC agregation and long-term behavioural phenotypes after traumatic brain injury
17:20-17:40 COFFEE BREAK
Chairs: Gabor Petzold & Elvira Mass
17:40-18:10 Soyon Hong (UK Dementia Research Institute at UCL)
Microglia-synapse interactions: the triggers & the consequences
18:10-18:40 Bruno Weber (University of Zürich)
In vivo imaging of cortical astrocyte dynamics
19:00- Speakers Dinner


Wednesday, August 09, 2023

09:00-09:15 Organizers’ announcements
  Neurovascular unit
Chairs: Carmen Ruiz de Almodovar & Melania Capasso
09:15-09:45 Axel Montagne (UK Dementia Research Center, University of Edinburgh)
Cerebrovascular and inflamm-ageing link to dementia
09:45-10:15 Pablo Blinder (Tel Aviv University)
Closing the neurovascular loop: a perspective from blood flow perturbations
10:15-10:30 Short Talk – Amira Hanafy (University Hospital Bonn)
Changes in striatal blood-brain barrier tightness during early development
10:30-11:00 COFFEE BREAK
  Neurovascular unit
Chairs: Carmen Ruiz de Almodovar & Melania Capasso
11:00-11:30 Annika Keller (University of Zürich)
Pericyte heterogenity in the mouse brain
11:30-12:00 Caroline Menard (CERVO Brain Research Centre, Université Laval, Québec)
Sex-specific neurovascular alterations modulating stress responses in mice and human depression
12:00-12:15 Short Talk – Falko Fuhrmann (DZNE, Bonn)
Three-photon in vivo imaging: Access to previously unreachable brain regions
12:15-12:30 Short Talk – Petra Mocellin (LIN Magdeburg)
A septal-VTA circuit drives exploratory behavior
12:30-14:00 LUNCH BREAK
13:30-14:00 Artwork (meet the artist)
14:00-16:00 Poster Session 2 (evaluation by speakers)
15:30-16:00 COFFEE BREAK and continued poster session
Chair: Ilona Grunwald Kadow
16:00-16:30 Venkatesh N. Murthy (Harvard University)
Neural circuits and algorithms in odor-guided behaviors
16:30-17:00 Veronica Egger (Regensburg University)
A novel hypothesis on the role of olfactory bulb granule cells: How to dynamically combine 1000 receptor channels
17:00:17:15 Short Talk – Lukas Kunz (University of Bonn Medical Center)
Ripple-locked coactivity of stimulus-specific neurons and human associative memory
17:15-17:30 Short Talk – Ivy Chi Wai Chan (DZNE, Bonn)
Biased connectivities underlie the different odour preference and odour discrimination capabilities of the Drosophila mushroom body
17:30-19:00 Closing/Awards
19:00-21:00 Informal DIY Dinner
21:00- Young Investigators Party


Gabor Petzold (DZNE Bonn and University of Bonn)

Carmen Ruiz de Almodovar (University of Bonn)

Marcel Oberlaender (Max Planck Society, Bonn)

Gaia Tavosanis (RWTH, Aachen)