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Program ANA Meeting 2015

Final Program of the ANA Meeting 2015

Wednesday, September 23rd 2015

  • 12.00 – Registration, Mounting of Posters; Check in Rooms (not later than 18.00)
  • 11.00 – 12.30 ANA Board Meeting (ANA board only)
  • 13.50 Welcome and Opening
  • 14.00 – 15.00 Opening Lecture
    • Robin Franklin (University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK): Regenerating CNS myelin – from mechanisms to medicine [Chair: Francisco Rivera]
  • 15.00 – 16.00 Oral Session: Neuro-Diseases – From Pathology to Therapy
    • [Chair: Sebastien Couillard-Despres; Co-Chair: Günther Sperk]
    • 15.00 – 15.15  Generation and characterization of a human neuronal model of Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 6 via induced Pluripotent Stem Cell differentiation, Carlo Bavassano, Medical University Innsbruck, Austria
    • 15.15 – 15.30  Amyloid-beta plaque associated cellular plasticity in Alzheimer’s disease, Michael Unger, Paracelsus Medical University Salzburg, Austria
    • 15.30 – 15.45  Platelets in the Alzheimer’s Disease Brain: A Role in Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy?, Kathrin Maria Kniewallner, Medical University of Innsbruck, Austria
    • 15.45 – 16.00  CNS Lesion-Induced Accumulation of Platelets Promotes Survival of Adult SVZ-resident Neural Stem / Progenitor Cells, Francisco Rivera, Paracelsus Medical University Salzburg, Austria
  • 16.00 – 16.30 Coffee Break
  • 16.30 – 17.15 Otto-Loewi-Award Ceremony
    • Otto-Loewi-Lecture [Chair: Stefan Böhm]
  • 17.15 – 17.45 Research Flashs
    • [Chair: Ludwig Aigner]
    • Susanne Brunner (P 15)
    • Barbara Pinheiro (P 19)
    • Victoria Stiglbauer (P 21)
    • Fatma Asil Erdem (P 25)
    • Alshaimaa Elgarf (P 27)
    • Barbara Scherz (P 3)
    • Michael Vogl (P 39)
    • Johann Mika (P 46)
  • 17.45 – 18.00 FENS Activities
    • Kristin Tessmar-Raible, Max Perutz Laboratories, Vienna, Austria
  • 18.00 – 18.30 Technical Workshop: News on 2-Photon-Microscopy
    • [Sponsored by Olympus]
  • 18.45 – 20.15 Dinner
  • 20.15 – Poster Session I with Guided Poster Tour, Discussions, and Refreshments

 

  Thursday, September 24th 2015

  • 08.30 – Registration
  • 08.30 – 9.30 Plenary Lecture
    • Ryuichi Shigemoto (IST, Klosterneuburg): Quantitative, high-resolution localization of synaptic molecules by freeze-fracture replica labeling and electron tomography [Chair: Francesco Ferraguti]
  • 09.30 – 11.30 Symposium „Cortical microcircuits: from synapse to code“
    [Chair: Peter Jonas; Co-Chair: Francesco Ferraguti]

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Speakers:

  • Jozsef Cscisvari (IST, Klosterneuburg, Austria): Activity-dependent Reorganization of Hippocampal Place Fields
  • Fritjof Helmchen (Brain Research Institute, Zürich, Switzerland): Deep calcium imaging in mouse neocortex and hippocampus with a genetically-encoded red fluorescent calcium indicator
  • Peter Jonas (IST, Klosterneuburg, Austria): Synaptic mechanisms of pattern completion in CA3 networks
  • Thomas Örtner (Center for Molecular Neurobiology, Hamburg, Germany): The life expectancy of individual synapses
  • 11.30 – 13.00 Poster Session II with Guided Poster Tour
  • 13.00 – 14.30 Lunch
  • 14.30 – 15.00 Plenary Lecture
    • Belinda Pletzer (Paris-Lodron-University, Salzburg, Austria): Hormonal contraceptives modulate human brain structure and function [Chair: Barbara Kofler]
  • 14.30 – 16.00 Oral Session: Hormones, Neuropeptides, and Behavior
    • [Chair: Belinda Pletzer; Co-Chair: Barbara Kofler]
    • 15.00 – 15.15  Identification of small, non-peptidergic neuropeptide S receptor agonists with potential fear extinction facilitating properties, Simone B. Sartori, University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    • 15.15 – 15.30  Neuronal computations in the rodent prelimbic cortex during an uncertainty-based decision making task,  Johannes Passecker, Center for Brain Research, Vienna, Austria
    • 15.30 – 15.45  Effects of emotional valence on neologism processing revealed by tDCS, Mario Braun, Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria
    • 15.45 – 16.00  Reduced consistency of memory-related connectivity in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy, Yvonne Höller, Paracelsus Medical University Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria
  • 16.00 – 16.30 Coffee Break
  • 16.30 – 17.30 Oral Session: Cellular and Neuronal Plasticity
    • [Chair: Hans-Christian Bauer; Co-chair: Christian Humpel]
    • 16.30 – 16.45  An exhaustible reservoir of immature neurons: an unsuspected form of adult neurogenesis, Peter Rotheneichner, Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg, Austria
    • 16.45 – 17.00  Sphingosine-1-phosphate and its receptor S1PR3 induced neurite retraction via Rho/ROCK, S. Quarta, DPMP, Medical University Innsbruck, Austria
    • 17.00 – 17.15  Pericytes promote oligodendroglial differentiation during CNS remyelination, Simona Lange, Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg, Austria
    • 17.15 – 17.30  Transcranial electric stimulation during sleep enhances motor sequence learning, Kerstin Hoedlmoser, Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria
  • 17:30 - 18.00 Plenary Lecture
    • Jürgen Knoblich (IMBA, Vienna, Austria): Modeling human brain development and disease in
      3D culture [Chair: Ludwig Aigner]
  • 19.00 - Dinner and Dance

 

Friday, September 25th 2015

  • 08.30 – Registration
  • 08.30 – 09:30 Oral Session: Neurotransmission and Signaling
    • [Chair: Margot Ernst; Co-Chair: Eugen Trinka]
    • 08.30 – 08.45  Carbon dioxide sensing in Caenorhabditis elegans: More complex than previously suspected, Lorenz A. Fenk, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK
    • 08.45 – 09.00  Presynaptic alpha2delta subunits are essential for synapse formation and calcium channel trafficking, Clemens L. Schöpf, Division of Physiology, Medical University Innsbruck, Austria
    • 09.00 – 09.15  Pyrazoloquinolinones with enhanced potency at beta1-containing GABAA receptors predicted by computational docking, Xenia Simeone, Center for Brain Research, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    • 09.15 – 09.30  Molecular mimicking of phosphorylation at S1928 and S1700-T1704 regulates surface traffic properties of CaV1.2 calcium channels in cultured hippocampal neurons, Valentina Di Biase, Institute of Biophysics, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
  • 09:30 – 10.30 ANA / ÖGN Joint Symposium: Translational Neuroscience
    • [Chair: Ludwig Aigner]
    • 09:30 - 09:50  Eugen Trinka (Paracelsus Medical University Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria): How clinical development can inform translational science
    • 09:50 - 10:00  Mirjam Ines Lutz (Klinisches Institut für Neurologie, Medical University Vienna, Austria): Implementation of molecular biological research at a clinical institute
    • 10:00 - 10:30  Achim Schneeberger (Affiris, Vienna, Austria): Drug Development in Neurodegenerative Diseases: A Biotech Perspective
  • 10.30 – 11.45 ANA General Assembly
  • 11:45 – 12:00 Poster and Oral Presentation Awards
  • 12.00 Closing Remarks and Light Fingerfood