Invitation to a BRAINCITY symposium

Dear All,

The Center of Excellence for Neural Plasticity and Brain Disorders: BRAINCITY, the Nencki-EMBL Partnership, cordially invites you to its first scientific symposium to be held on 22 July 2019 in the Nencki Institute Neurobiology Center Conference Hall.

The lecturers of the symposium will be the candidates for BRAINCITY group leaders. This interesting scientific meeting will run according to the following schedule:

08.30-09.00    Welcome coffee in the Neurobiology Centre Exhibition Hall

Session 1
Chair: Witold Konopka

09.00-09.40    Cemil Kerimoglu, German Centre for Neurodegenerative Diseases, Goettingen, Germany
Role of Neuronal Chromatin Regulation in Memory and Cognitive Disorders: Moving Towards Cell Type-Specific and Single Cell Resolution

09.40-10.20    Ali Jawaid, University of Zurich / Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland
A key role for metabolic and epigenetic factors in pathogenesis and inheritance of brain diseases

10.20-11.00    Jakub Mieczkowski, Nencki Institute, Poland
Systems biology approach to understanding how extracellular stimuli shape brain cells plasticity

11.00-11.30    Coffee break

Session 2
Chair: Katarzyna Jednorog

11.30-12.10    Jan Kaminski, Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre, Los Angeles, USA
Single-neuron correlates of Working Memory in Humans

12.10-12.50    Marcin Szczot, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, USA
Uncovering molecular mechanisms of touch and pain

12.50-13.30    Lunch

Session 3
Chair: Katarzyna Radwanska

13.30-14.10    Patricio Opazo, Queensland Brain Institute, Australia
Optogenetic elimination of dendritic spines reveals their function in memory formation and disease

14.10-14.50    Gianfilippo Coppola, Yale University, New Haven, USA
Systems Biology of Human Diseases: an application to Autism research

14.50-15.30    Bogna Ignatowska-Jankowska, Okinawa Institute for Science and Technology, Japan
Emerging behavioral models: from 3D motion capture to behavioral transcriptomics

15.30-16.00    Coffee break

Looking forward to seeing you at the symposium,

Leszek Kaczmarek
Ewelina Knapska