Conferences and symposiums StratNeuro Retreat 2022
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There will be an exclusive retreat day reserved for 50 PhD students from the StratNeuro Network on 18 May 2022, followed by the main event for the wider neuroscience community from Karolinska Institutet (KI), Umeå University (UMU) and the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) on 19-20 May 2022.
Registration and abstract submissions have closed.
StratNeuro PhD Retreat 2022
Busses arrive at approximately 08:45.
Welcome greetings and opening of meeting
Workshop: "Visual Storytelling"
Andreas Dahlin, with instructors Kess Marks and Markus Håkansson, Visualize Your Science AB
Workshop: "Research with reach: Get more people excited about your science"
Ben Libberton, Communication consultant & project leader at Vetenskap & Allmänhet, VA
Ayla De Paepe, KI Career programme manager, PhD student support
Q&A with panel of researchers
Promenadorquestern (The Royal Institute of Technology's Student Union)
Please note that attendants to the PhD retreat will attend the main event on 19-20 May 2022 and present their posters.
Main event for the wider neuroscience community from KI, UMU and KTH
Coffee and buns will be served in Runöhallen.
Welcome greetings and opening of meeting, Konstantinos Meletis, KI, StratNeuro Director
Gonçalo Castelo-Branco, MBB/KI
Title: "Basic mechanisms, concepts and applications of mRNA based immunotherapies"
Uğur Şahin, BioNTech & University Medical Center Mainz (via videolink)
Joana Pereira, NVS/KI
NeuroTechEU, a short introduction by the scientific coordinator Joana Pereira, NVS/KI
Keynote speaker (NeuroTechEU)
Title: "Sparse and plastic: information coding in the mushroom body calyx of Drosophila"
Gaia Tavosanis, DZNE, University of Bonn, Germany
Eric Westman, NVS/KI
"Excitation-inhibition balance in the neocortex: from neural circuits to large populations", Arvind Kumar, KTH
"Quantitative and tissue-specific MRI to increase our understanding of neuroinflammation and neurodegeneration", Tobias Granberg, CNS/KI
"Targeting NAD and NMNAT2 for neuroprotection in glaucoma and other age-related neurodegenerations", Pete Williams, CNS/KI
Ten selected participants from the abstract submission will get two minutes each.
Free time, hanging of posters.
Poster session (drinks and snacks will be served)
Johan Lundberg, CNS/KI
"How psychedelic neuroscience can revolutionize psychiatry and neurology"
David Nutt, Imperial College London, UK (via videolink)
Last chance to check-out.
Break-out session I (Folkets Hus 1): "In vivo molecular imaging in affective disorders"
Johan Lundberg, CNS/KI
- "Serotonergic neurotransmission in affective disorders: cause or effect?", Jonas Svensson, CNS/KI and Copenhagen University Hospital
- "Novel hierarchical PET quantification methods and their application to the study of the 5-HT1A receptor in major depressive disorder", Granville Matheson, Columbia University
- "Ketamine’s effect on 5-HT1B receptor binding in treatment resistant depression", Mikael Tiger, CNS/KI
Break-out session II (Folkets Hus 2): "Novel Tools in Cellular and Systems Neuroscience"
Janos Fuzik, NEURO/KI
- "Chromatin velocity revealed by multimodal, single-cell epigenomic profiling with nano-CUT&Tag", Marek Bartosovic, MBB/KI
- "Opto-Patch-Seq : Single-cell RNA-transcriptome ofprojection-specific connectome", Veronika Csillag, NEURO/KI
- "Large-scale all-optical physiology using voltage imaging in the mouse brain", Janos Fuzik, NEURO/KI
- "EEL, a scalable multiplex RNA detection method", Lars Borm, MBB/KI
Break-out session III (Folkets Hus 3): "Human Genomic Variation in Neurological Disorders"
Anna Lindstrand, MMK/KI
- "Genetic and molecular interactions between neurological and neurodevelopmental disorders", Kristiina Tammimies, KBH/KI
- "Genetics in infantile-onset epilepsy", Tommy Stödberg, KBH/KI and Karolinska University Hospital
- "Whole Genome Sequencing is a sensitive first-line diagnostic test for individuals with intellectual disability", Anna Lindstrand, MMK/KI
Break-out session IV (Folkets Hus 4): "Somatosensation"
Konstantina Kilteni, NEURO/KI
- "Human touch receptors are not tactile pixels", Ewa Jarocka, UMU
- "Somatosensory processing during action", Konstantina Kilteni, NEURO/KI
- "Neural control and somatosensory feedback in artificial limbs", Max Ortiz Catalan, Chalmers University of Technology
- "Implications of haptic interfaces for human interaction", Eva-Lotta Sallnäs Pysander, KTH
Gilad Silberberg, KI
"The complex behaviors of the 'simple' cerebellar circuit (or, how we chew gum and walk at the same time)"
Megan Carey, Champalimaud Foundation, Portugal
Karin Jensen, CNS/KI
"Cellular and synaptic dysfunctions in the substantia nigra reticulata of Parkinson’s disease", Anders Borgkvist, NEURO/KI
Titel meddelas närmare inpå, Clara Hellner, CNS/KI
"Astrocyte-derived neurons provide excitatory input to the adult striatal circuitry", Christian Göritz, CMB/KI