Annual Meeting

The 2019 meeting will take place in Geneva. More information coming soon ...

The 2018 meeting took place in Zürich (UZH Zentrum).

 


Participation is free for all active SSN members (paid current membership).

Free lunch and coffee during breaks.

Posters: A0 portrait format.



 

20th Swiss Society for Neuroscience Meeting

Friday February 9, 2018. Zürich

 

 

09:00-09:45  

Registration and Poster Setup

09:45-10:00  

Welcome and Opening Remarks

 

 

10:00-10:45  

Keynote Lecture 1: Alexandre Dayer, University of Geneva

 

Molecular dissection of cortical interneuron diversity during development

 

 

10:45-11:10  

Coffee Break

 

 

11:10-12:30  

Parallel symposia

S1

Genomic and epigenomic regulation of nervous system functions

11:15-11:40

Jose L. Garcia-Perez, University of Edinburgh, UK

Activity of LINE retrotransposons in the vertebrate brain

11:40-12:05

Claudia Bagni, University of Lausanne

The molecular basis of brain wiring and social behaviour

12:05-12:30

Alexandre Reymond, University of Lausanne

Genome architecture and disease: the 16p11.2 neurodevelopmental disorders

 

 

S2

Computational methods for modern neuroscience data

11:15-11:40

Sepp Kollmorgen, University of Zurich

Different time scales of learning in large-scale recordings of vocal development

11:40-12:05

Maneesh Sahani, University College London

Following the light: interpreting population activity with optogenetic input

12:05-12:30

Eilif Muller, EPFL Lausanne

Reconstruction and simulation of brain regions: a knowledge integration strategy

 

 

12:30-14:45  

POSTER SESSION & LUNCH

 

 

13:30-14:15

SSN Business Meeting

14:15-14:30

Honorary Membership and Best Publications Awards

 

 

14:45-15:30  

Keynote Lecture 2: David Tank, Princeton University

 

Characterizing neural dynamics during navigation and decision-making

 

 

15:30-15:45

Coffee Break

 

 

15:45-17:05  

Parallel symposia

S3

Attention and recovery after stroke

15:50-16:15

Eling de Bruin, Karolinska Institute and ETH Zurich

Attentional deficits in the elderly

16:15-16:40

Leopold Zizlsperger, Cereneo Vitznau and University of Zurich

Correlating visual attention with walking performance following stroke

16:40-17:05

Benoit Bediou, University of Geneva

Attention, learning and video games

 

 

S4

Circuits-level dissection of neural function and behavior

15:50-16:15

Stephane Ciocchi, University of Bern

Neural circuits for emotions in the ventral CA1 hippocampus

16:15-16:40

Kelly Tan, University of Basel

Circuit dissection of motor circuits

16:40-17:05

Anton Sirota, LMU Munich

Functional behavioral and neural brain dynamics of the rodent

 

 

17:15-18:00

Farewell APERO: SSN Best Poster Awards