The 2nd Conference on the Neurobiology of Mental Health

CONFERENCE 2018

flyer Conference 2018

DAY-1

SENSATION & PERCEPTION

Thomas Mrsic-Flogel : “The synaptic architecture of cortical circuit and its computational implications”
Dora Angelaki : “Brain dynamics in a firefly catching task”
Georg Keller :”Internal models of the environment in the mouse neocortex”
Carol Tamminga : “The role of hippocampal subfields in the pathology of psychosis”

 

POSTER SESSION

DAY-2

KEYNOTE LECTURE

Ghislaine Dehaene-Lambertz : “The infancy of the human brain”

protrait Prof. Dehaene-Lambertz

SENSORY-MOTOR INTEGRATION

Megan Carey : “Behavioral state modulation of associative learning in mouse cerebellum”
Masanori Murayama : “Cortical mechanisms of somatosensory perception and memory consolidation”
Sophie Molholm : “It’s a Multisensory World: How the brain integrates multiple sensory inputs and what happens when it breaks down”
Bernardo Sabatini : “Multi-transmitter neurons in the mammalian brain: more than just an oddity”

 

POSTER SESSION

 

captive audience

LEARNING & MEMORY

Takao Hensch : “Balancing brain plasticity/stability”
Bruno Averbeck : “Neural systems underlying appetitive and aversive learning”
Francis Lee : “Impact of common human polymorphisms on neurodevelopment of fear regulation”
Richard Mooney : “From song to synapse: Neural mechanisms of vocal learning”

 

BRAIN STATES & COGNITION

Marie Carlen : “The control of attention – connectivity and function of inhibitory interneurons in the prefrontal cortex”
Michael Halassa : “Thalamic amplification of cortical connectivity in cognitive control”
Vikaas Sohal : “How do inhibitory interneuron-driven oscillations shape prefrontal circuit-dependent behavior under normal and pathological conditions?”
Peter Uhlhaas : “Using magnetoencephalography to identify circuits mechanisms and biomarkers in schizophrenia”

EARLY EVENING AT UNI DUFOUR :
Public conference Ghislaine Dehaene-Lambertz “A quoi pensent les bébés ?

Video of the Full Conference below (1h26′ – French)

at the conference
full auditorium at conference

DAY-3

EMOTION & MOOD

Nim Tottenham : “Early experiences and human cortico-amygdala development”
Cornelius Gross : “Controlling your instincts – dynamic prefrontal control of social fear”
Thomas Kash : “Probing the role of the extended amygdala in emotional behavior”
Scott Russo : “Motivational circuitry controlling aggression”

 

SOCIAL INTERACTIONS & COMMUNICATION

Gül Dölen : “Social reward: basic mechanisms and therapeutic opportunities”
Gaia Novarino : “Autism spectrum disorders: from genes to molecular mechanisms and potential treatments”
Kay Tye : “Dopamine in the PFC increases signal to noise for aversive stimuli”
Lucina Uddin : “Brain networks underlying flexible behaviors in autism: insights from network neuroscience”