2023 Annual Meeting of the SSN

Jun. 9 - Jun. 10, 2023

Università della Svizzera Italiana Campus Est
Via La Santa 1
Lugano 6962
Switzerland


Description

The 2023 Annual Meeting of the SSN is organized by the Università della Svizzera Italiana (USI) and is scheduled to take place over two days: on Friday June 9th and Saturday June 10th 2023 in Lugano. More than 300 researchers and clinicians from Switzerland are expected to attend the meeting, which is the major Swiss venue for exchange of current scientific information in the area of brain research.

The program of the event will feature two keynote speakers. Maiken Nedergaard a neuroscientist recognized mainly for discovering the glymphatic system, which will be the subject of her keynote speech. Gilles Laurent Director of the Department of Neural Systems and Coding at the Max Planck Institute for Brain Research in Frankfurt am Main (Germany), who will talk to us about “Sleep and camouflage: exploration in neural dynamics”.

Moreover there will be five symposia focused on brain clearance during sleep, molecular mechanisms of neurodegeneration, behavioral and system neuroscience and mirror mechanisms and there will also be a large poster session in person, fostering interaction and exchange of scientific ideas among the participants.

Thursday afternoon, June 8th 2023 and the Friday morning June 9th 2023 will see a day of presentations on career development and scientific exchange organized by ySSN. The event will include the ALBA Network event regarding Sex and gender aspects of neuropsychiatric research: first a talk followed by tha panel discussion.

Program of the 2023 Meeting

In case you decide to withdraw abstract/registration you submitted for the January deadline, please write a mail to secretary@swissneuroscience.ch

Registration closes on 9/06/2023 (the day of the meeting)

Abstract submission for SSN2023 on 13/03/2023

The final Abstract Booklet for SSN2023 will be available here shortly before the meeting.  

 

Print your personalized registration confirmation email. To obtain entry to the Meeting you must present your confirmation email at the conference admission desk. 

Information on poster preparation (A0 portrait) and presentation can be found here. You must be logged-in as an SSN member in order to submit an abstract, as well as to see the poster format instructions.

 

Registration fees:

Members

There is no registration fee for paid up members of the SSN. However, you must neverthess register to obtain entrance to the Congress.

To obtain this free registration, you must logged in as a Member. Please do NOT register at this PUBLIC page if you are a member of  SSN. You should instead login as a member, and then register for SSN2022, so that you will not be charged for this SSN event.

Non-Members

A registration fee applies (see the registration page for details). You will be required to pay on registration. Payment is by on-line credit card only.

Payment here as a Public registrant for SSN2022 (CHF150) will not be considered retrospectively as payment for SSN Membership! 

If you are not yet a Member of SSN, you may first apply and pay (CHF 100 regular members, CHF 40 students) for Membership, and thereafter register at no charge for SSN2022.

 

The meeting is accredited by The Swiss Association of Cantonal Veterinaries for 1/2 day of continuing education.

 


Featured Speakers

Speaker: Prof. Gilles Laurent
Speaker Prof. Gilles Laurent
Gilles Laurent, a French citizen, was born in 1960 in Casablanca, Morocco. After a PhD in Neuroethology from the University Paul Sabatier of Toulouse (France) and a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in 1985, he worked as a postdoc and a Locke Research Fellow of the Royal Society at the University …

Gilles Laurent, a French citizen, was born in 1960 in Casablanca, Morocco. After a PhD in Neuroethology from the University Paul Sabatier of Toulouse (France) and a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in 1985, he worked as a postdoc and a Locke Research Fellow of the Royal Society at the University of Cambridge/UK. In 1990, he joined the faculty of the Biology Division at the California Institute of Technology (Pasadena, CA, USA), where he became Lawrence A. Hanson Professor of Biology in the field of "Computation and Neural Systems” in 2002. His interests are in experimental and computational neuroscience, with an emphasis on coding and circuit computation in the olfactory and visual systems. In 2008, Gilles Laurent was appointed Director of the Department of Neural Systems and Coding at the Max Planck Institute for Brain Research in Frankfurt am Main (Germany)

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Speaker: Maiken Nedergaard
Speaker Maiken Nedergaard
Maiken Nedergaard is a Danish neuroscientist most well known for discovering the glymphatic system. She is a jointly appointed professor in the Departments of Neuroscience and Neurology at the University of Rochester Medical Center. She holds a part-time appointment in the Department of Neurosurgery within the University of Rochester Center for Translational Neuromedicine, where she is the principal investigator of the Division …

Maiken Nedergaard is a Danish neuroscientist most well known for discovering the glymphatic system. She is a jointly appointed professor in the Departments of Neuroscience and Neurology at the University of Rochester Medical Center. She holds a part-time appointment in the Department of Neurosurgery within the University of Rochester Center for Translational Neuromedicine, where she is the principal investigator of the Division of Glial Disease and Therapeutics laboratory. She is also Professor of Glial Cell Biology at the University of Copenhagen, Center for Translational Neuromedicine.

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Organizer

Prof. Alain Kaelin, PD Salvatore Galati & Prof. Michael Schmid




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Date and Time

Fri, Jun. 9

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Sat, Jun. 10, 2023

1 p.m. - 1 p.m.
(GMT+0100) Europe/Zurich

Location

Università della Svizzera Italiana Campus Est

Via La Santa 1
Lugano 6962
Switzerland


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Università della Svizzera Italiana Campus Est

Via La Santa 1
Lugano 6962
Switzerland