Program 2nd Cologne Neuroscience Day 2023

Poster session I (09:00-10:30h)
Odd poster numbers:
The guided poster tour / "elevator pitches" starts at Poster #1 at 09:15h.
Morning talks (10:30-12:30h)
Prof. Tatiana Korotkova
New groups on Campus I
Prof. Irina Dudanova (Dept. of Anatomy)
Differential vulnerability in neurodegenerative diseases: from molecular to circuit mechanisms
Short talks I
Chair: Dirk Isbrandt
Talk 1.1
Faezeh Rabbani (ICM - Institut du Cerveau, Sorbonne Université, Paris, France)
Dissecting cortical circuits underlying non-sensory spontaneous activity in the
mouse visual cortex
Talk 1.2
Marta Zaninello (Department of Genetics & CECAD)
The RNA-binding protein CLUH is involved in the maintenance of the axonal mitochondrial proteome and translation
Talk 1.3
Anne Petzold (Institute for Systems Physiology)
Choices between feeding and socializing are guided by distinct lateral hypothalamic subpopulations
Talk 1.4
Erica Ehrhardt (Institute of Zoology & Janelia Research Campus)
Single-cell type analysis of wing and haltere premotor circuits in the fly ventral nerve cord
Talk 1.5
Stefan Blaschke (Dept. of Neurology & Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine (INM-3), FZJ)
Subacute blood-brain barrier impairment as pathological hallmark in a novel model of closed-head concussive brain injury (CBI) in mice

Lunch (12:15-13:00h)
Poster session II (13:00-14:30h)
Even poster numbers:
The guided poster tour / "elevator pitches" starts at Poster #2 at 13:15h.
Afternoon talks (14:30-17:55h)
Chair: Tatiana Korotkova
New groups on Campus II
Dr. Graziana Gatto (AG Sensorimotor Adaptation)
Spinal Circuits in Action
Short talks II
Talk 2.1
Grusha Primal Mathias (Inst. for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience & DZNE)
Development of motor dysfunctions in a hyperpolarization-activated cyclic nucleotide-gated cation (HCN) channelopathy model
Talk 2.2
Tamás Schmidt (Inst. of Human Genetics, Inst. of Genetics, Inst. for Zoology)
STIM1 and the store-operated calcium entry in the pathology of Spinal Muscular Atrophy
Talk 2.3
Alisa Bakhareva (Institute for Systems Physiology)
A role of prefrontal inputs to lateral hypothalamus in coping with stress
Talk 2.4
Oliver Barnstedt, (DZNE & Department of Cellular Neuroscience, LIN, Magdeburg)
A hippocampus-accumbens code guides goal-directed appetitive behavior
Coffee break(15:55-16:30h)
Chair: Joseph Kambeitz
New groups on Campus III
Dr. Silvana Valtcheva (AG Maternal Neurocircuits)
Sensory-hormonal coupling in the postpartum hypothalamus
Short talks III
Talk 3.1
Pamela Martino-Adami (Division of Neurogenetics and Molecular Psychiatry, Dept. of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy)
Performance of Alzheimer's disease plasma biomarkers in primary care: results from the AGECODE study
Talk 3.2
Linnea Hoheisel (Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine (INM-3), FZJ & Dept. of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy)
Computational Modelling of Brain Network Dynamics
Talk 3.3
Deniz Tuzsus (Biological Psychology, Department of Psychology)
Human-level reinforcement learning performance of recurrent neural networks is linked to hyperperseveration, not directed exploration
Talk 3.4
Angela Brands (Biological Psychology, Department of Psychology)
Dope performance? Catecholamine precursor tyrosine enhances value-based decision-making
Talk 3.5
Elke Smith (Biological Psychology, Department of Psychology)
Interindividual Differences in Dopamine Effects on Temporal Discounting
Poster awards (18:10 - 18:20h)
Prof. Florian Mormann (Dept. of Epileptology, University Bonn)
Cognitive adventures of single neurons in the human medial temporal lobe

Dinner/Get-together (19:20-21:00)