Program

ZNZ Symposium - Thursday, 13 September 2018

 8:30 - 8:45   

Introduction
Prof. Fritjof Helmchen, Director ZNZ

  8:45 -  9:30

Volker-Henn Lecture
Dopamine, reward and economic utility
Prof. Wolfram Schultz, University of Cambridge

  9:30 - 10:00

Coffee Break

10:00 - 11:30

Parallel Workshops:

Electrical brain stimulation: From neurophysiology to clinical application (Lecture Hall E3)
Organization: Prof. Christian Ruff and Prof. Christian Baumann

The bright and the dark side of glia (Lecture Hall F1)
Organization: Prof. Bruno Weber and Prof. Michael Weller

Imaging pathological changes in CNS tissue composition and physiology (Lecture Hall E11)
Organization: Prof. Jan Klohs and PD Dr. Paul Unschuld

11:30 - 14:00

Poster Session, Lunch (Foyer)

11:30

General Assembly of ZNZ Group Leaders (Lecture Hall E3)

 

Short Talks, Part I:

14:00 - 14:20

MicroRNA function in mammalian synapse development and behavior
Prof. Gerhard Schratt, Institute for Neuroscience, ETH

14:20 - 14:40

Automated large-scale reconstruction of synaptic-resolution neural wiring diagrams from volume EM data
Dr. Michal Januszewski, Google AI , Zurich

14:40 - 15:00

Engineering brain activity patterns for therapeutics
Prof. Mehmet Fatih Yanik, Neurotechnology Laboratories, ETH

15:00 - 15:20

Understanding and modulating human decision behavior via neurocomputational modelling and brain stimulation
Prof. Rafael Polania, Decision Neuroscience Lab, ETH

15:20 - 16:00

Coffee Break

 

Short Talks, Part II:

16:00 - 16:20

The bodily self and its plasticity in health and disease
Prof. Bigna Lenggenhager, Department of Psychology, UZH

16:20 - 16:40

Advanced MRI in gliomas
Prof. Christoph Stippich, Department of Neuroradiology, University Hospital Zürich

16:40 - 16:55

ZNZ Award for the Best PhD Thesis 2018

 

Short Break

17:00 - 17:45

Betty and David Koetser Award Lecture:
Multiple sclerosis: the story of mechanism-based therapeutics
Prof. Alastair Compston, University of Cambridge

17:50 - 18:30

Apéro