2006 MCCS Summer School in Venice

Program in Venice, Italy, 2006
Organizers: Riccardo Brambilla and Isabelle Mansuy

Sat July 1st , 2006

18.30: Arrival and cocktail at the Guggenheim Museum.
A guided visit of the Museum will be included

Sun July 2nd , 2006

Molecular approaches and new frontiers in cognitive functions 1:
memory consolidation and reconsolidation

Chair:  Riccardo Brambilla
  8.30 - 9.45     Alcino Silva Mechanisms of memory consolidation and cognitive dysfunction
 9.45 - 11.00    D. Storm Mechanisms of memory formation
11.00 - 11.30     Coffee break
11.30 - 12.45    C. Alberini Mechanisms of memory reconsolidation
12.45 - 14.00    Lunch
14.00 - 15.15     Y. Dudai Mechanisms of memory consolidation
15.15 - 16.30     S. Laroche Memory consolidation
16.30 - 17.00     Coffee break
17.00 - 18.30     General discussion with the students

     Evening: free time
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Mon July 3rd, 2006

Molecular approaches and new frontiers in cognitive functions 2:
transcriptional and translational control of memory formation

Chair: Cristina Alberini
  8.30 - 9.45     I. Mansuy Molecular constraints on learning and memory
 9.45 - 11.00    D. Sweatt Epigenetic mechanisms of memory formation and consolidation
11.00 - 11.30     Coffee break
11.30 - 12.45    S. Grant Proteomic of memory formation
12.45 - 14.00    Lunch
14.00 - 15.15     K. Rosenblum Proteomic of memory formation
15.15 - 16.30     P. Pagenetti Mechanisms in Alzheimer Disease
16.30 - 17.00     Coffee break
17.00 - 18.30     General discussion with the students

     Evening: free time
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Tue July 4th, 2006

Translational molecular neuroscience: unraveling cognitive dysfunctions

Chair: Alcino Silva
  8.30 - 9.45     S. Dunnett Molecular mechanisms in Huntington's disease andother neurodegenerative disorders
 9.45 - 11.00    P. Calabresi Molecular mechanisms oin Parkinson's Disease
11.00 - 11.30     Coffee break
11.30 - 12.45    R. Brambilla Molecular mechanism of drug addiction and habit formation
12.45 - 14.00    Lunch
14.00 - 16.30
    Workshop: Translational neuroscience: Searching for innovative treatments
Chair: Paul Chapman
Participants: Steven Rose, Gerry Dawson, Paul Matthews
16.30 - 17.00     Coffee break
17.00 - 18.00     Student presentations
18.00 - 19.00     Steven Rose "EMBO Science and Society Special Lecture"

     Evening: free time
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Wed July 5th, 2006

Looking into cognition: Imaging and neurophysiological approaches

Chair: Isabelly Mansuy
  8.30 - 9.45     H. Monyer Mechanisms of Synaptic Plasticity
 9.45 - 11.00    P. Seeburg Glutamate receptor in synaptic plasticity
11.00 - 11.30     Coffee break
11.30 - 12.45    E. Bezard in vivo neurophysiology in non human primates and Parkinson’s disease
12.45 - 14.00    Lunch
14.00 - 15.15     B. Bontempi Cotrical mechanisms of memory consolidationm
15.15 - 16.30     M. Nicolelis In vivo neurophysiology and congnition
16.30 - 17.00     Coffee Break
17.00 - 19.30     Student presentations and final discussion
20.30    Social dinner
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Thurs July 6th, 2006

Departure for Vienna for the 2nd MCCS-Europe/FENS Satellite Meeting