Welcome

The Molecular and Cellular Cognition Society (MCCS) is an international organization intended to facilitate interchanges among laboratories in the field of Molecular and Cellular Cognition. The other two key goals of the Society are to promote the study of the molecular and cellular basis of cognitive function, and to educate the general public on key findings in the field, including their limitations and implications for health and society.

 

 

EMCCS-FENS 6th Biannual Meeting in Milan, July 3rd and 4th, 2014

The 6th biannual EMCCS-FENS satellite meeting will be held in Milan on July 3rd and 4th, 2014 immediately before the FENS meeting. This year our program is especially ambitious and includes two days full of exciting science.- Meeting will start at 14:30 on July 3th and finish at 18:30 on July 4th.- There will be a total of 28 oral presentations divided in 6 sessions (2 on July 3rd and 4 on July 4th).
 The list of speakers includes: Ted Abel (Penn University, USA), Schahram Akbarian (Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA), Claudia Bagni (VIB-KU Leuven, Belgium), Erwan Bezard (CNRS-Université Bordeaux 2, France), Tiziana Borsello (IRFMN, Italy), Timothy Bredy (QBI-UoQ, Australia), Mauro Costa Mattioli (BCM, USA), Jose A. Esteban (CBMSO, Spain), Gilberto Fisone (KI, Sweden), Gianluigi Forloni (IRFMN, Italy), K. Peter Giese (King´s College London, UK), Jean-Antoine Girault (Inserm-UPMC, France), Eckart Gundelfinger (LIN, Germany), Marian Joëls (UMC Utrecht, Netherlands), Itamar Kahn (Technion, Israel), Hanoch Kaphzan (HU, Israel), Eric Klann (New York University, USA), Steven Kushner (Erasmus MC, Netherlands), Serge Laroche (CNRS-Université Paris-Sud, France), Andreas Lüthi (FMI, Switzerland), Tom McHugh (Riken BSI, Japan), Moshe Szyf (MacGill University, Canada) and Ofer Yizhar (Weizmann Institute, Israel). Additional speakers will be chosen from submitted abstracts. An evening "wine and cheese poster session" will be held on July 3rd. 
Attendance to the meeting is free, but Meeting Registration requires Member/Guest login at: http://www.emccs.org. For further questions please contact Angel Barco (abarco@umh.es) or Riccardo Brambrilla (brambilla.riccardo@hsr.it)

More info: http://www.emccs.org/activitie-detail.php?recordID=1
 

 

 12th Annual MCCS meeting in San Diego, November 7th and 8th, 2013

 Rapid advances in molecular and cellular tools are driving the development of cross-disciplinary approaches to explain complex behavior. The twelfth annual meeting will focus on recent discoveries in the field of molecular and cellular cognition. The MCCS will host a Wine and Cheese Poster Session (6:30-9:30PM, 11/7/13, Westin Gaslamp Quarter Hotel Garden Terrace/ SD Ballroom (4th floor)) and a Symposium (9:00 AM-5:00PM, 11/8/13, San Diego Convention Center, Room 29A). Invited speakers:  Richard Tsien (NYU), Haruhiko Bito (University of Tokyo), Lisa Monteggia (UT-Southwestern), Staci Bilbo (Duke University), Peter Rapp (NIA-NIH), Vanna Zachariou (Mt. Sinai School of Med.), Kobi Rosenblum (University of Haifa), and Kay Tye (MIT).

Again, remember that half of the speakers for our symposium will be chosen from submitted abstracts, so make sure you submit yours before the deadline on October 1, 2013.  Other deadlines: October 18, 2013 for abstract submission to present a poster and November 1, 2013 to register for the meeting.

Please login to register and submit your abstract here.  You must register for the meeting to submit an abstract. Abstract submission opens April 18, 2013. Registration is free but required http://www.molcellcog.org. For further questions please contact Eric Klann (eklann@cns.nyu.edu).  FINAL PROGRAM

 

 

MCCS-Asia 6th Annual Meeting in Kyoto, Japan, June 19th 2013

A joint conference with RIKEN FIRST program and Innovative Area for Micro-endophenotypes of pyschiatric disorders.

The 6th annual MCCS-Asia meeting will be held in Kyoto on June 19th, 2013, jointly with RIKEN BSI (FIRST program) and Innovative Area (Micro-endophenotypes of psychiatric disorders) of Grant-in-Aid for scientific research in Japan. There will be a symposium (from 8:50 to 18:15) including poster sessions (from 12:30 to 15:00) at the Kyoto International Conference Center, Annex Hall (http://www.icckyoto.or.jp/index.html). Confirmed speakers include: Alcino J Silva (UCLA, USA), Cristina M Alberini (New York University, USA), Eric Klann (New York University, USA), Kaori Takehara-Nishiuchi (University of Toronto, Canada), Todd C Sacktor (SUNY Downstate Medical Center, USA), Moriel Zelikowsky (Caltech, USA), Angel Barco (CSIC, Spain), Hideyuki Okano (Keio University, Japan), Thomas J McHugh (RIKEN BSI, Japan), Minoru Saitoe (Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science, Japan), Satoshi Kida (Tokyo University of Agriculture, Japan), Jin-Hee Han (KAIST, South Korea), Minmin Luo (National Institute of Biological Sciences, China). To attend the meeting, registration is free but required; email information (name, title, institution) to micro@nodai.ac.jp. We also invite abstract submissions for poster presentations (Deadline May 31st, 2013). If you plan to present a poster, please send information (title of poster, author, institution) to micro@nodai.ac.jp.

 Importantly, we are offering Travel Awards to non-Japanese students and post-docs traveling from Asian countries, including Australia, that are presenting high quality posters at the meeting (April 30th, 2013). If you are interested, please contact Satoshi Kida (kida@nodai.ac.jp).

For further information, please contact Satoshi Kida (kida@nodai.ac.jp), Yasunori Hayashi (yhayashi@brain.riken.jp), and Shigeyoshi Itohara (sitohara@brain.riken.jp).

 

 

MCCS-AUSTRALIA 1st annual meeting February 1st and 2nd, 2013.  REGISTER

A satellite event of the Australian Neuroscience Society 2013, Melbourne:

The 1st Asia-Pacific Molecular Cell and Cognition Society will be held in Melbourne (Australia) on February 1st and 2nd, 2013 just prior to the Australian Neuroscience Society. An evening "wine and cheese poster session" will be held on the 1st followed by a symposium with 4 sessions on the 2nd. There will be a total of 16 oral presentations with 8 of the speakers being chosen from submitted abstracts. Deadline for abstract submission to be considered as a speaker is December 10, 2012. The list of confirmed speakers includes Prof. Mu-ming Poo (ION, Shanghai and Berkeley CA), Prof. Pankaj Sah (Queensland Brain Centre), Dr. Joshua Johansen (RIKEN, Japan), Dr. Bryce Vissel (Garvan Institute, Sydney), Prof. Lin Lu (National Institute on Drug Dependence, Bejing China), Prof. Alcino Silva (Brain Research Institute, UCLA), Prof. Cliff Abraham (Otago University, New Zealand) and Dr. Timothy Bredy (Queensland Brain Institute). Preliminary Program Contact: Dr. Stephanie Bissiere sbissiere@gmail.com

 

Eleventh Annual MCCS meeting in New Orleans, October 11 and 12, 2012

The meeting will survey recent discoveries in the field of molecular and cellular cognition. There will be a poster session (from 6-9PM) on October 11 2012 and a symposium (from 9:00 AM to 5:00PM) on October 12 2012. Confirmed speakers include : Claudia Bagni (VIB Center for the Biology of Disease, Leuven, Belgium), Ted Abel (University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA), Kerry Ressler  (Emory University, Atlanta, USA), Mauro Costa-Mattioli (Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, USA), Yasunory Hayashi (Riken Brain Science Institute, Saitama, Japan), Paul J. Kenny (The Scripps Research  Institute, Jupiter, USA), Coleen T. Murphy (Princeton University, Princeton, USA), Alon Chen  (Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel). Several symposium speakers will be chosen from submitted abstracts. Please login to register and submit your abstract here.  You must register for the meeting to submit an abstract. Abstract submission opens June 15, 2012. Registration is free but required http://www.molcellcog.org. FINAL PROGRAM

New Leadership for the Molecular and Cellular Cogniton Society The MCCS Council appointed three new Officers for the leadership of  MCCS. Cristina Alberini (NYU) was appointed President, Eric Klann (NYU) Treasurer and Isabelle Mansuy (University/ETH Zurich) Secretary. Scott Small (Columbia) and Satoshi Kida (Japan) are newly appointed members of the MCCS Council.

 

Thank You for attending the tenth annual MCCS meeting in Washington, DC!!

More than 500 people attended this year's meeting with 140 submitted abstracts. FINAL PROGRAM. We look forward to seeing you in New Orleans, October 11 and 12, 2012.

Synthesis, degradation and localization of molecules and neuronal structures in learning and memory processes. A joint meeting of European Molecular and Cellular Cognition Society(EMCCS) and Haifa forum for Brain and Behavior. A research workshop of the Israel Science Foundation 5th-7th February 2012. Registration Organizing committee: Prof. Kobi Rosenblum, Prof. Rafi Lamprecht,  Dr. Shunit Gal-Ben-Ari

EMCCS-FENS 5th annual meeting July 12 and 13, 2012 REGISTER

A satellite event of the FENS Forum 2012, Barcelona:
The 5th annual EMCCS-FENS satellite meeting will be held in Barcelona on July 12th and 13th, 2012 just prior to the FENS meeting. An evening "wine and cheese poster session" will be held on the 12th followed by a symposium with 4 sessions on the 13th. There will be a total of 16 oral presentations with 8 of the speakers being chosen from submitted abstracts. Deadline for abstract submission to be considered as a speaker is May 20, 2012. The list of confirmed speakers includes Cristina Alberini (NYU), Alon Chen (Weizmann Institute), Andre Fischer (European Neuroscience Institute Göttingen), Agnès Gruart (Universidad Pablo de Olavide), Rafael Maldonado (Universidad Pompeu Fabra), Hélène Marie (IPMC ­ CNRS), Gianvito Martino (San Raffaele Institute) and Lawrence Wilkinson (Cardiff University). Preliminary Program Contact: Angel Barco abarco@umh.es

Frontiers in Stress and Cognition: From Molecules to Behavior - September 23 to 26, 2012 - Ascona Switzerland

Stress has a major impact on cognition and on neuropsychiatric disorders related to disturbed cognitive functions, such as depression, posttraumatic stress disorder and Alzheimer's disease. This conference will gather together international leaders in behavioral, cellular, molecular and imaging studies of stress and cognition in animals, healthy humans and clinical populations. Full Registration Grants are available-deadline January 27th, 2012. Limited places (120) Register now.

 

 

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