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preliminary programme

1st Bonn-Köln Neuroscience Symposium

Wednesday, 3rd July 2019

Venue: German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE)
              within the Helmholtz Association
              Sigmund-Freud-Straße 27 (Building 99), 53127 Bonn


09.00 – 09.30 Welcoming Note
                        Frank Bradke (DZNE, Bonn) & Ansgar Büschges (RTG-NCA, Cologne)


Morning Session (20 min talk + 10 min discussion)

09.30 – 10.00 Kevin Briggman, caesar, Bonn
                      Cellular resolution connectomics for mapping synaptic connectivity

10.00 – 10:30 Kei Ito, Institute for Zoology, University of Cologne, RTG-NCA
                       Connectomics analysis of the neurons in the unknown neuropils
                       in the dorsal and posterior parts of the fly brain

10:30 – 11.15 Coffee Break

11:15 – 11:45 Natalia Kononenko, CECAD, Institute for Genetics, University of Cologne,
                       RTG-NCA
                       One-way ticket for a ride: how endocytic proteins
                       prevent neurodegeneration in the brain

11.45 – 12.15 Gaia Tavosanis, DZNE, Bonn
                        In the flow: structural dynamics as a core property of the nervous system

12.15– 13.45  Lunch


Early Career Researcher Session (10 min talk + 5 min discussion)

13.45 – 14:00 Philip Reinoß, Institute for Zoology, University of Cologne, RTG-NCA
                       Effects of Energy Homeostasis Control Systems on Locomotion
                       in the Zebrafish

14.00 – 14.15 Sebastian Dupraz, DZNE, Bonn
                        RhoA Controls Axon Extension Independent of Specification
                        in the Developing Brain

14.15 – 14.30 Merle Hönig, Institute for Nuclear Medicine, University Clinics
                       Cologne, RTG-NCA
                       Resilience towards Alzheimer's disease - The role of education

14.30 – 14.45 Eva Beins, Institute for Molecular Psychology, University of Bonn, Bonn
                        Cannabinoids and social stress


14.45 – 16.45 Poster Session


Late Afternoon Session (20 min talk + 10 min discussion)

16.45 – 17.15 Sandra Blaess, University of Bonn School of Medicine &
                       University Hospital Bonn
                       Developmental mechanisms that establish neuronal diversity
                        in the dopaminergic system

17.15 – 17.45 Silvia Daun, Forschungszentrum Jülich & Institute for Zoology,
                       University of Cologne, RTG-NCA
                        Decoding the mechanisms underlying neural information processing
                        in motor control

17.45 – 18.00 Closing remarks
                       Frank Bradke (DZNE, Bonn) & Ansgar Büschges (RTG-NCA, Cologne)

18.00              Informal get-together