Neuroscience Day

Faculty of Medicine | Lund University



Thursday May 4th, 2017

Registration for this year's Neuroscience Day is NOW CLOSED!

Place: Fernström Lecture Hall, BMC, Sölvegatan 19, Lund


Registration & coffee



Introduction by Martin Garwicz 


Gil Rabinovici
University of California, UCSF Memory and Aging Center, San Francisco, USA
Amyloid, Tau and Neurodegeneration in Alzheimer’s Disease: Observations from Multi-Modal Neuroimaging
Chair: Oskar Hansson


Coffee break


Konstantinos Meletis
Karolinska Institutet, Department of Neuroscience, Stockholm, Sweden
Dissection of brain circuits for motivated behaviors
Chair: Anders Björklund


Paolo Medini
Umeå University, Department of Integrative Medical Biology IMB, Umeå, Sweden
Cortical microcircuits underlying multisensory integration in the mouse neocortex
Chair: Martin Garwicz


Lunch - free sandwiches and light drinks provided for all registered participants


Oral presentations by PhD students  - 10 minutes each, followed by short discussion
Chairs: Åsa Petersén & Christine Ekdahl Clementson

Nedjeljka Ivica - Changes in neuronal activity of cortico-basal ganglia-thalamic networks induced by dopaminergic manipulations 

Una Avdic - Non-convulsive status epilepticus leads to brain inflammation, neuronal death and synaptic alterations

Jakob Hakon Christensen - Multisensory stimulation modulates resting-state functional connectivity in the mouse brain after stroke

Per Ludvik Brattås - The epigenetic impact of transposable elements in human neural progenitor cells and mammalian brain development

Tiago Cardoso - Synaptic integration of intrastriatal versus intranigral grafts of human embryonic stem cell derived neurons in the adult rat brain

Maria Pereira - Direct reprogramming of resident NG2 glia into fast spiking, parvalbumin-containing interneurons


Pierre Vanderhaeghen
Institute of Interdisciplinary Research (IRIBHM), ULB Neuroscience Institute (UNI), Universite Libre de Bruxelles ULB, Brussels, Belgium
From pluripotent stem cells to cortical circuits
Chair: Malin Parmar


2017 Segerfalk Lecture

Place: Fernström Lecture Hall, BMC, Sölvegatan 19, Lund


Reception, mingle with refreshments


Announcement of awards for Best Presentation
Christine Ekdahl Clementson & Åsa Petersén


Announcement of grants awarded by the Segerfalk Foundation
Martin Garwicz


Nora Volkow
Chair: Åsa Petersén
Molecular Imaging in Addiction Research

Diploma awarded by Ingrid Agartz, Segerfalkstiftelsen

Organizing committee: Anders Björklund, Christine Ekdahl Clementson, Martin Garwicz, Måns Magnusson, Bo Norrving, Malin Parmar, Åsa Petersén, Oskar Hansson and Paulina Pettersson (co-ordinator). 

Neuroscience Day is sponsored by the Segerfalkstiftelsen.

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