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

Nadia Urbain, University of Lyon - Dynamics in the somatosensory thalamus during sleep

Helene Bastuji, University of Lyon – Thalamus and sleep disorders

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

Olivier Lambercy, ETH Zürich – Rehabilitation and neurorobotics

Arseny Sokolov, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne – Cognitive Neurorehabilitation through Serious Video Games and Virtual Reality

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