Guest Lectures

Please click on the names below for more information about their guest speakers.

 

 


 

Behl, Christian

2013

“Keeping the delicate Balance between Change and Stability:
Cellular and molecular correlates of learning, forgetting and memory”
Martin Korte
Director Institute of Zoology, TU Braunschweig.
May 22, 2013

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“Does innate immune activation drive Alzheimer´s disease progression?”
Michael Heneka
Clinical Neuroscience Unit, Neurological Clinic, University of Bonn.
November 26, 2013

2014

“Neuroproteomics: tools to Study signal transduction and brain diseases in cells and animals”
Stefan Lichtenthaler
German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE)
and Technische Universitaet Muenchen (TUM) Munich.
January 14, 2014

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“Proteolytic processing of the prion protein at the neuronal plasma membrane and its role in the pathophysiology of dementia”
Markus Glatzel
Institute of Neuropathology, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany
November 25, 2014

 

Berninger, Benedikt

2013

“Circuit mechanisms regulating adult neural stem cells and neurogenesis”
Hongjun Song
Director, Stem Cell Program at ICE.
Departments of Neurology and Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA.
October 29, 2013

2014

“Targeting the Prominin1-Positive Population of hGFAP-positive Glia Labels Neural Stem Cells in the Adult Brain”
Ruth Beckervordersandforth
Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen,Germany
January 29, 2014

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“Modulation of GABA-A Receptor Signaling Increases Neurogenesis and Suppresses Anxiety through NFATc4 Activity”
Giorgia Quadrato
University of Tübingen, Germany
February 12, 2014

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“Adult Neurogenesis and Information Processing in the Dentate Gyrus!”
Alejandro F. Schinder
Fundación Instituto Leloir, Buenos Aires, Argentina
March 26, 2014

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“iPSCs Derived Cellular Models to Investigate Type 2 Diabetes Cardiovascular Complications”
Roberto Iacone
La Roche Ltd, Basel, Switzerland
May 28, 2014

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“Cell Therapy for Brain Disorders”
Afsaneh Gaillard
University of Poitiers, France
June 11, 2014

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“Developmental Regulation of Cerebral Cortex Folding”
Victor Borrell
Instituto de Neurociencias CSIC
& Universidad Miguel Hernández, Alicante, Spain
June 25, 2014

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“Emerging Role of Neural Stem Cells in Neuronal Migration Disorders”
Silvia Cappello
Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry, Munich, Germany
September 24, 2014

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“From pluripotent stem cells to cortical circuits”
Pierre Vanderhaeghen
Institute of Interdisciplinary Research (IRIBHM), University of Brussels ULB, Belgium
December 09, 2014

2015

“Induction of neuronal plasticity the adult brain: mechanisms and applications”
Prof. Dr. Eero Castrén
Neuroscience Center, University of Helsinki
May, 2015

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“Modeling early cortical development in autism spectrum disorders using iPSCs”
Prof. Dr. Flora M. Vaccarino
Harris Professor in the Child Study Center and Professor of Neurobiology,
Yale School of Medicine, New Haven CT
June, 2015

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“Pathogenic mechanisms in ALS and FTD: From RNA misregulation to protein aggregation”
Prof. Dr. Magdalini Polymenidou
Institute of Molecular Life Sciences, University of Zurich
July, 2015

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“Neurogenic potential of striatal astrocytes in health and disease”
Prof. Dr. Federico Luzzati
Neuroscience Institute Cavalieri Ottolenghi (NICO)
and University of Turin, Italy
September, 2015

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“Studying and manipulating progenitor identity and fate in the postnatal forebrain”
Prof. Dr. Olivier Raineteau
Stem Cell Insititute, INSERM, Lyon, France
October, 2015

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“Decision making by adult neural stem cells in the young, old and injured brain”
Prof. Dr. Ana Martin-Villalba
German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
December, 2015

 

Clement, Albrecht

2013

“Cell-autonomous and non-cell autonomous pathomechanism of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis”
Prof. Koji Yamanaka
RIKEN Brain Science Institute,Tokyo, Japan
March 4, 2013

2014

“Boosting energy metabolism in epilepsy and ALS: from bench to bedside”
Dr. Karin Borges
University of Queensland, Laboratory for Neurological Disorders and Metabolism, Brisbane, Australia
October 14, 2014

 

Deller, Thomas

2013

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2014

“ICNF Seminar”
Prof. Dr. von Bohlen und Halbach
Institut für Anatomie und Zellbiologie, Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Universität Greifswald,
January 30, 2014

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“ICNF Seminar ”
Dr. Theofilos Papadopoulos
Max Planck Institute of Experimental Medicine, Department of Molecular Neurobiology, Göttingen
May 6, 2014

 

Engelhard, Kristin

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Gottschalk, Alexander

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Huai, Jisen

More information shortly.

 

Luhmann, Heiko

2013

“Epilepsy-induced motility of differentiated neurons”
Michael Frotscher
University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf Center of Molecular Neurobiologie Hamburg, Institute of Structural Neurobiology.
June 26, 2013

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“The functional connections of cortical areas”
Ray Guillery
MRC Anatomical Neuropharmacology Unit, Oxford.
July 03, 2013

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“Brain Machine Interfaces: Mechanisms and Clinical Applications”
Niels Birbaumer
Institute for Medical Psychology and Behavioural Neurobiology, Tübingen.
December 03, 2013

 

Lutz, Beat

2013

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2014

Shining Light on Memory
Mazahir T. Hasan
Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany
April 9, 2014

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Myths and Facts about the Most Enigmatic Brain Metabolite
Matthias Klugmann
University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
June 18, 20114

 

Methner, Axel

2013

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2014

“Patient-based cellular models to dissect mitochondrial phenotypes in Parkinson’s disease”
Rejko Krüger
Center of Neurology and Hertie-Institute for Clinical Brain Research, University of Tübingen, Germany
July 01, 2014

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“Generation and characterization of genetically modified mouse models
to decipher the pathogenesis of spinocerebellar ataxia type 3”
Olaf Rieß
Department of Medical Genetics, University of Tübingen, Germany
July 08, 2014

 

Mittmann, Thomas

2013

“Multimodalplasticity in the visual cortexresponse to vision loss of the mouse in response to vision loss”
Prof. Dr. Lut Arckens
BKatholische Universität Leuven, Belgien for Zoology and Anthropology Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
July 9, 2013

2014

“The dynamic architecture of the adult visual cortex: age-dependent plasticity and recovery from lesions”
Siegrid Löwel
Bernstein Fokus Neurotechnologie (BFNT)
and Johann-Friedrich-Blumenbach, Institute for Zoology and Anthropology Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
May 13, 2014

 

Mombaerts, Peter

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Niehrs, Christoph

2013

“Homeoprotein signaling in development, health and disease”
Alain Prochiantz
Collège de France
June 13, 2013

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“Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: How alcohol modifies gene regulation by retinoic acid”
Abraham Fainsod
Hebrew University, Jerusalem
September 18, 2013

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“Morphogenesis in development, cell communications and tubulogenesis”
Yoshiko Takahashi
Kyoto University
November 26, 2013

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“Checkpoint mediated mechanisms controlling chromosome integrity”
Marco Foiani
IFOM, Milan
November 28, 2013

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2014

“Non-coding RNA, checkpoint adaptation and cellular senescence: A telomere perspective”
Brian Luke
ZMBH, University of Heidelberg
February 4, 2014

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“Managing long-distance regulatory interactions in development and disease”
Francois Spitz
EMBL Heidelberg
February 5, 2014

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“Genomic imprinting: merely parental conflict or a model system of epigenetic paradigms for cellular reprogramming?”
Adele Murrell
University of Bath
March 20, 2014

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“C. elegans germline development – a GoLD mine to unearth RNA regulatory networks”
Christian Eckmann
Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics
March 28, 2014

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“Novel players in the regulation of genome function”
Robert Schneider
IGBMC, Strasbourg
April 22, 2014

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“Epigenetic mechanisms in early mammalian development”
Maria Elena Torres-Padilla
IGBMC, Strasbourg
April 23, 2014

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“Epigenetic reprogramming in cancer“
Christoph Plass
DKFZ, Heidelberg
June 5, 2014

2015

“Integration of growth factor signaling gradients during development”
Eddy De Robertis
David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California
May 29, 2015

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“How cohesin controls sister chromatid cohesion and chromatin structure”
Jan-Michael Peters
IMP, Vienna
June 11, 2015

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“Drug discovery at NIBR and new insights into the role of Wnt and Yap pathways in tissue regeneration”
Tewis Bouwmeester
NIBR, Switzerland
July 2, 2015

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“Computing networks for histone modifications and modifiers”
Martin Vingron
Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Berlin
October 8, 2015

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“Assembly and transport of oskar mRNPs in the Drosophila oocyte”
Anne Ephrussi
EMBL Heidelberg
November 5, 2015

 

Nitsch, Robert

2013

“The self-tuning neuron: synaptic scaling and firing rate homeostasis in developing visual cortex”
Gina Turrigiano
Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, USA.
April 24, 2013

2014

“The genetics of major depression”
Jonathan Flint
The Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics University of Oxford.
February 04, 2014

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TBC
Lawrence Wilkinson
Institute of Psychological Medicine and Clinical Neurosciences
and MRC Centre for Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics, Cardiff University School of Medicine, UK.
May 27, 2014

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“Neuron-intrinsic and extrinsic regulation of axon regeneration and plasticity”
Joost Verhaagen
The Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience (NIN), Amsterdam, The Netherlands
December 02, 2014

 

Roeper, Jochen

More information shortly.

 

Schaefer, Michael

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Schmidt, Mirko

2013

“The Amyloid Precursor Protein: from structure to function”
Prof. Stefan Kins
Humanbiology/-genetics, TU Kaiserslautern
April 17, 2013

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“Role of VEGF in neurodevelopment”
Carmen Ruiz de Almódovar
Biochemistry center BZH, Heidelberg University.
June 12, 2013

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“Forget the pain: New psychobiologic and interdisciplinary treatment of chronic pain”
Herta Flor
Central Institute of Mental Health, Institute of Neuropsychology and Clinical Psychology, Heidelberg Uni.
June 19, 2013

2014

“Profiling the Notch signalling pathway in breast cancer patients, merging experimental data
and in vivo findings to deliver the best treatment”
Aleksandra Filipović
Imperial College London, Division of Cancer, UK
June 17, 2014 (cancelled)

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“Biological and clinical relevance of Notch and Nicastrin in breast cancer”
Aleksandra Filipović
Imperial College London, Division of Cancer, UK
November 11, 2014

 

Schuman, Erin

2013

The self-tuning neuron: synaptic scaling and firing rate homeostasis in developing visual cortex
Gina Turrigiano
Brandeis University
April 24, 2013

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Decision-making in animal groups
Gonzalo de Polaveija
Instituto Cajal, Madrid
May 8, 2013

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Structure and function in RNA-protein interactions and their role in disease and evolution
Jernej Ule
Institute of Neurology, University College London
May 19, 2013

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Control of axon guidance and synaptogenesis by ligand-receptor interaction
Kai Zinn
Division of Biology, Caltech, Pasadena
July 4, 2013

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Single-molecule mass spec and molecular profiling by nano mechanical systems
Michael Roukes
Caltech, Pasadena
July 25, 2013

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Building neuroanatomical models with light microscopy
Gene Myers
MPI for Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden
October 9, 2013

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Words, metrics, and a thesaurus for a neural population code
Elad Schneidman
The Weizman Institute, Rehovot, Israel
October 16, 2013

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Driven by vision: neural pathways for behavior in the zebrafish brain
Herwig Baier
MPI for Neurobiology, Martinsried
November 27, 2013

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Sodium channels and excitability of cortical neurons and their axons
Michael Gutnick
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
December 4, 2013

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Regulating synaptic strength distribution in the dendritic tree
Yukiko Goda
RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Wako, Japan
December 11, 2013

2014

Operant Learning in Larval Zebrafish
Dr. Florian Engert
Dept. of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University
January 8, 2014

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Optical Gating of Synaptic Plasticity with Light-controlled Glutamate Receptors
Dr. Ehud Isacoff
University of California Berkeley
January 15, 2014

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Neurexins and Neuroligins:
From Molecular Diversification to Models of Autism.
Dr. Peter Scheiffele
Biozentrum of the University of Basel
January 22, 2014

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Rescuing a neurologic disease through translational homeostasis
Joel Richter
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, USA
February 5, 2014

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Reverse Engineering of Neuronal Circuits in the Olfactory System
Dr. Rainer Friedrich
Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Basel
February 19, 2014

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Translational control:
Plasticity, Behavior and Disease
Dr. Eric Klann
Center for Neural Science, New York University
March 26, 2014

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Cell Recognition and the Assembly of Neural Circuits
Dr. Larry Zipursky
Howard Hughes Medical Institute University of California Los Angeles
May 14, 2014

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Looking at Vision and Behavior from Visual Cortex
Dr. Matteo Caradini
Institute of Ophthalmology, University College London
May 21, 2014

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STED Microscopy of the Living Mouse Brain.
Dr. Katrin Willig
MPI for Biophysical Chemistry Göttingen
July 14, 2014

 

Schwarzacher, Stephan

2013

“ICNF Seminar”
Dr. Dieter Chichung Lie
Zentrum, Institut für Biochemie, F-A Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
12, 09, 2013

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“Laborseminar”
Dr. Ramin Azodi-Avval
University of Tuebingen, Tübingen
12, 04, 2013.

 

Stroh, Albrecht

2013

More information shortly.

2014

“Map the rat brain under light with fMRI”
Xin Yu
Research Group Translational Neuroimaging and Neural Control,
Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tübingen
December 16, 2014

 

Tegeder, Irmgard

More information shortly.

 

Vlachos, Andreas

2013

“ICNF Seminar”
Dr. Corette J. Wierenga
Cell Biology, Faculty of Science, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
November 28, 2013

2014

“ICNF Seminar ”
Dr. Theofilos Papadopoulos
Max Planck Institute of Experimental Medicine, Department of Molecular Neurobiology, Göttingen
May 6, 2014

 

Vogt, Johannes

More information shortly.

 

Zipp, Frauke

2013

“The Value of Prospective Observational Studies in Clinical Research:
Diagnosis and Treatment Response”
Xavier Montalban
Director of the Unit of Clinical Neuroimmunology Vall d´Hebron University Hospital, Barcelona.
May 08, 2013

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“Possibilities of neuroprotection in MS”
Ralf Gold
Research Department of Neuroscience, Neurological Clinic, Ruhr-University Bochum.
December 10, 2013

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“Forget the pain: New psychobiologic and interdisciplinary treatment of chronic pain”
Herta Flor
Central institute of Mental Health, Institute for Neuropsychology
and Clinical Psychology, Heidelberg Uni.
December 17, 2013

2014

“Oscillatory basal ganglia cortex interactions in movement disorders”
Alfons Schnitzler
Institute of Clinical Neuroscience and Medical Psychology,
Heinrich-Heine University, Düsseldorf, Germany
June 24, 2014


Tom Kay – Science Manager


Tom Kay – Science Manager