ZNZ Symposium - Thursday, 15 September 2022


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


Coffee Break


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



Short Talks of New Members:

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


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