December 7

Hosted by MCCS-Europe

Andre Fischer, Chair, President of MCCS-Europe; Georg-August-University Göttingen

All times are in Eastern USA Daylight Time (UTC-4).  

3:00 am            Remembering immunity: neuronal representation of immune experiences
                          Asya Rolls, Israel Institute of Technology, Israel

3:20 am            Synaptic correlates of associative fear memory in the lateral amygdala
                          Hoonwon Lee, Seoul National University, South Korea

3:40 am            Magdalena Polymenidou, University of Zurich, Switzerland

4:00 am            On the discovery of ADRAM, an experience-dependent long noncoding RNA that drives fear extinction through a direct interaction with the chaperone protein 14-3-3
                          Timothy Bredy, Queensland Brain Institute, Australia

4:20 am            Fear extinction impairments and sleep abnormalities in rats selected for blunted glucocorticoid responsiveness
                          Silvia Monari, Laboratory of Behavioral Genetics, Brain Mind Institute, School of Life Sciences, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland

4:25 am             Novel measures of Morris water maze performance that uses vector field maps to assess accuracy, uncertainty, and intention of navigational searches
                          Meenakshi Prabod Kumar, Indian Institute of Science, India

4:30 am            BREAK

4:40 am           Steven Kushner, Erasmus University, Netherlands

5:00 am            Sushi domains and synaptic plasticity
                          Fekrije Selimi, Collège de France, France

5:20 am          Functional epi-genomics unveils new risk-genes and treatments for Alzheimer’s disease
                        Jose Vicente Sanchez Mut, Neuroscience Institute of Alicante, CSIC-UMH, Spain


5:40 am            Dysfunction of NMDA receptors in neuronal models of an autism spectrum disorder patient with a DSCAM mutation and in Dscam-knockout mice
                          Min Jung Kim, School of Biological Sciences, Seoul National University, South Korea