Neuroscience Day

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Program

Thursday May 9th, 2019

Registration for Neuroscience Day 2019 is NOW CLOSED.

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

08.30-09.00

Registration & coffee

   

09.00-09.10

Introduction by Martin Garwicz 

09.10-09.50

Owen Wolkowitz 
University of California, San Francisco, USA
Accelerated Cellular Aging in Psychiatric Disorders: From Markers to Mechanisms
Chair: Åsa Westrin

09.50-10.10

Coffee break

10.10-10.50

Eva Hedlund
Karolinska Institute, Stockholm
Elucidating mechanisms of neuronal vulnerability and resilience in motor neuron diseases
Chair: Johan Jakobsson

10.50-11.30

Ido Amit
Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
The power of ONE: Immunology in the age of single cell genomics
Chair: Malin Parmar

11.30-13.00

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

13.00-14.30

Oral presentations session by PhD students
Chairs: Christine Ekdahl Clementson

13.00-13.10

Marcella Birtele (Developmental and Regenerative Neurobiology)
Identification and characterization of authentic dopaminergic neurons at single-cell resolution in human ventral midbrain-patterned organoids

13.15-13.25

Ella Quist (Stem Cells, Aging and Neurodegeneration)
Direct conversion of human embryonic fibroblasts to functional astrocytes by defined factors

13.30-13.40

Alexander Lind (Paediatric Endocrinology)
Immunology of Pandemrix-induced narcolepsy

13.45-13.55

Jonas Fritze (Stem Cells, Aging and Neurodegeneration)
Loss of Cxcr5 alters neuroblast proliferation and migration in the aged brain

14.00-14.10

Laura Andreoli (Basal Ganglia Pathophysiology Unit)
Role of indirect pathway D2 receptors in L-DOPA-induced dyskinesia

14.15-14.25

Sara Nolbrant (Developmental and Regenerative Neurobiology)
Unbiased Gene Expression Analysis Reveals Human Stem Cell-Derived Graft Composition in a Cell Therapy Model of Parkinson’s Disease

   

14.30-15.10

Anna Planas
Institute for Biomedical Research (IIBB-CSIC), Barcelona, Spain
Role of inflammatory cells in ischemic stroke outcome
Chair: Bo Norrving

   
 

2019 Segerfalk Lecture

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

15.15-15.50

Reception, mingle with refreshments

15.50-15.55

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

15.55-16.00

Announcement of grants awarded by the Segerfalk Foundation
Martin Garwicz

16.00-17.00

David Anderson
Tianqiao and Chrissy Chen Institute for Neuroscience
Caltech, Pasadena CA, USA
Innate Behaviors and Internal States: A Mechanistic approach to Emotions in Animal Models
Diploma awarded by Ingrid Agartz, Segerfalkstiftelsen
Chair: Martin Garwicz

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

Neuroscience Day is sponsored by the Segerfalkstiftelsen.

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