Program

ZNZ Symposium - Thursday, 15 September 2022

08:30-08:45

Introduction
Prof. Fritjof Helmchen, Director ZNZ

08:45-09:30 Volker Henn Lecture
Genetics of neurodegenerative disorders
Prof. Guy Rouleau, Director Montreal Neurological Institute-Hospital, McGill University

09:30-10:15

Coffee Break

10:15-11:45

Parallel Workshops

Structural and functional adaptations of brain networks (URPP AdaBD)
Lecture Hall E3, Organization: Prof. Fritjof Helmchen

StimuLOOP: Precision sensorimotor neurorehabilitation through personalised stimulation loops
Lecture Hall E11, Organization: Dr. Oliver Lambercy and Prof. Andreas Luft

The Hochschulmedizin Zurich Flagship Project STRESS
Lecture Hall F1, Organization: Dr. Miriam Ries

11:45-14:15 Poster Session, Lunch (Foyer)
11:45 General Assembly of ZNZ group leaders (Lecture Hall E3)
14:15-14:30 ZNZ Award for the Best PhD Thesis 2022

 

14:30-14:50

Short Talks of New Members:

Dopamine-dependent circuits and behavior across the lifespan
Dr. Marie Labouesse, Translational Nutritional Biology Lab, ETH Zurich

14:50-15:10

Marmoset monkeys as model species in Evolutionary Anthropology and Neuroscience
Prof. Judith Burkart, Department of Anthropology, University of Zurich

15:10-15:30 Beyond cortico-motor control: Probing the role of the reticulospinal system in movement control and functional recovery after spinal cord injury
PD Dr. Linard Filli, Spinal Cord Injury Center, Balgrist University Hospital
15:30-15:50 Deep brain stimulation in epilepsy: Studying neural dynamics between the anterior thalamus and the cortex in epilepsy patients
PD Dr. Lukas Imbach, Medical Director, Swiss Epilepsy Clinic, Klinik Lengg AG
15:50-16:30 Coffee Break
16:30-17:15 Plenary Lecture
Neuron-glia interactions in development and disease
Prof. Beth Stevens, F.M. Kirby Neurobiology Center at Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School

17:15-18:00

Apéro