Program

 

09:00 – 09:45 Registration and Poster Setup

 

09:45 – 10:00 Welcome

 

10:00 – 10:45 Keynote lecture

Bart de Strooper, University of Leuven – Mechanisms of Alzheimer’s disease

 

 

11.45 – 11:15 Coffee Break

 

11:15 – 12:30 Parallel symposia

 

Session 1a: Integrative function of the thalamus

 

Carolina Gutierrez Herrera, University of Bern – Recovery from thalamic stroke

 

Nicholas Schiff, Cornell Unversity - Thalamus in cognition and consciousness

 

Hans Christian Pape, University of Münster – Thalamocortical oscillations

 

Session 1b: Novel mechanisms in the development of psychiatric disorders

 

Urs Meyer, University of Zürich - Aberrant neurodevelopment in mouse models of psychosis

 

Kim Do, Univesity of Lausanne - Translational models of psychosis from bench to prevention

 

Sebastian Walther, University of Bern - Brain circuit dysfunction in psychosis

 

 

12:30 – 15:30 Poster session and lunch

 

 

15:30 – 16:45 Parallel symposia

 

Session 2a: Neural mechanisms of memory representation

 

Katharina Henke, University of Bern – Memory encoding in the human hippocampus

 

Johannes Felsenberg, FMI Basel - Drosophila studies of memory

 

Thomas Forro, University of Bern – Rodent studies of memory

 

Session 2b: Robot-supported motor Learning after Brain Injury

 

Laura-Marchal Crespo, University of Bern – Robotic training for neurorehabilitation

 

Roger Gassert , ETH Zürich – Rehabilitation and neurorobotics

 

Edwin van Asseldonk, University of Twente – Human-machine interaction

 

 

17:00 – 17:45 Presentation of Honorary Membership and Best Poster/Publication Award, Farewell Apero