ZNZ Symposium - Thursday, 14 September 2017

 8:30 - 8:45   

Prof. Fritjof Helmchen, Director ZNZ

  8:45 -  9:30

Volker-Henn Lecture
Connectomics: Structure and function of brain networks
Prof. Olaf Sporns, Indiana University, USA

  9:30 - 10:00

Coffee Break

10:00 - 11:30

Parallel Workshops:

 Brain connectivity: generative models and connectomics for clinical applications (Lecture Hall E3)
Organization: Prof. Klaas Enno Stephan

Constructing and deconstructing neural circuits in brain disorders (Lecture Hall F1)
Organization: Dr. Abhishek Banerjee and Prof. Theofanis Karayannis

The Clinical Research Priority Program (CRPP) Sleep & Health
(Lecture Hall E11)
Organization: Prof. Hans-Peter Landolt

11:30 - 14:00

Poster Session, Lunch (Foyer)


General Assembly of ZNZ Group Leaders (Lecture Hall E3)


Short Talks, Part I:

14:00 - 14:20

Dissecting the impact of stress: New tools, new perspectives
Prof. Johannes Bohacek, Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience, ETH

14:20 - 14:40

Principles of Generalization in Artificial and Biological Neuronal Networks
Prof. Benjamin Grewe, Institute of Neuroinformatics, UZH & ETH

14:40 - 15:00

Exploring neuronal basis of cognition using neuromorphic devices in a closed sensory-motor loop
Dr. Yulia Sandamirskaya, Institute of Neuroinformatics, UZH & ETH

15:00 - 15:20

A neurometric approach to brain plasticity
Prof. Nicolas Langer, Institute of Psychology, UZH

15:20 - 16:00

Coffee Break


Short Talks, Part II:

16:00 - 16:20

Detection of C-terminally truncated amyloid beta species in the earliest stages of the Alzheimer's disease continuum
Dr. Luka Kulic, Institute for Regenerative Medicine, UZH

16:20 - 16:40

Predicting outcome after stroke: take a look at the other side
Prof. Susanne Wegener, Department of Neurology, University Hospital

16:40 - 16:55

ZNZ Award for the Best PhD Thesis 2017


Short Break

17:00 - 17:45

Betty and David Koetser Award Lecture:
Testing human vestibular function - what have we learnt in the last 100 years?
Prof. Gabor Michael Halmagyi, University of Sydney

17:50 - 18:30