SYNAPTIC FUNCTION AND DYSFUNCTION IN BRAIN DISEASES
Regional Meeting of the International Society for Neurochemistry
Coimbra, Portugal 1 - 4 June 2016

 

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Download here: ISN 2016 Program & Abstract Book

 

Honorary President: Arsélio P. Carvalho

 

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 | Auditorium
 
16:30 - 17:00 Welcome session
17:00 - 17:30 Foundations of Neurochemistry in Portugal
Arsélio P. Carvalho and Catarina R. Oliveira
K00-01 Opening Keynote Presentation | Chair: Ralf Dringen
17:30 - 18:30 Regulation of neurotransmitter receptor function and synapticplasticity in the brain
Richard Huganir | Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA
18:30 Welcome cocktail (Cloister)

 

 

 

Thursday, June 2, 2016 | Auditorium
 

K01-01 Keynote | Synapse formation and function | Chair: Clive Bramham
09:00 - 10:00 Linking AMPA receptor nanoscale organization and function at excitatory synapses
Daniel Choquet | Interdisciplinary Institute for NeuroScience, France
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee break (Foyer)
S01
10:30 - 12:40
Synapse formation and function | Chair: Clive Bramham and Paulo Pinheiro
S01-01
10:30 - 11:00
Building neuronal circuits after synapse degeneration: a role for Wnts in Alzheimer’s disease
Patricia Salinas | University College London, United Kingdom
S01-02
11:30 - 11:50
Selected oral communication -  Fluorescent false  neurotransmitter reveals functionally silent dopamine boutons in the striatum
Daniela Pereira | Champalimaud Center for the Unknown, Portugal
S01-04
11:50 - 12:10
Selected oral communication - Neddylation drives spine development,synapse stability, and regulates learning and memory
Annette Vogl | MPI of Psychiatry, Germany
12:10 - 13:30 Lunch (Conventual room)
13:30 - 16:00 Poster presentation - Odd number posters (Aeminium room - floor 1)
16:00 - 16:30 Coffee break (Auditorium foyer)
S02
16:30 - 18:10
Neurodevelopmental disorders | Chair: Alcino Silva and José Esteban
S02-01
16:30 - 16:50
Selected oral communication - Thalamic reticular dysfunction underlies attention deficits and hyperactivity in the Ptchd1 knockout mouse
Michael Wells | Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, USA
S02-02
16:50 - 17:10
Selected oral communication - Reduced inhibition and  excitation underlies circuit-wide changes in vivo in a mouse model of Rett Syndrome
Abhishek Banerjee | University of Zurich, Switzerland
S02-03
17:10 - 17:40
Characterization of Shank proteins in the mouse brain
Tobias Boeckers | Ulm University, Germany
S02-04
17:40 - 18:10
Problematic proteostasis in fragile X syndrome
Emily Osterweil | University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom

 

 

 

Friday, June 3, 2016 | Mondego room (floor 2)
 

K03-01 Keynote | Synaptic plasticity | Chair: Richard Huganir
09:00 - 10:00 Transport mechanisms underlying the biology and diseases of the nervous system
Casper Hoogenraad | Utrecht University, Netherlands
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee break (Cloister)
S03
10:30 - 12:50

Synaptic plasticity | Chair: Richard Huganir and Ramiro Almeida

S03-01
10:30 - 11:00
Synaptic signaling for plasticity during aging and Alzheimer’s disease
José Esteban | Centro de Biologia Molecular Severo Ochoa, Spain
S03-02
11:00 - 11:30
Cell adhesion contactin-associated proteins mediate homeostatic experience-dependent synaptic plasticity
Ana Luísa Carvalho | University of Coimbra, Portugal
S03-03
11:30 - 12:00
Self-activating CaMKII/TIAM1 complex converts transient Ca2+ rise into persistent biochemical signaling during LTP
Yasunori Hayashi | RIKEN, Japan
S03-04
12:00 - 12:30

The Arc of synaptic memory
Clive Bramham | University of Bergen, Norway

S03-05
12:30 - 12:50
Selected oral communication - Structural plasticity of dendritic spines during long-term depression in a mouse model of Fragile X
Miquel Bosch | Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia, Spain
12:50 - 14:00 Lunch (Conventual room)
14:00 - 16:00 Poster presentation - Even number posters (Aeminium room - floor 1)
16:00 - 16:30 Coffee break (Cloister)
S04-01
16:30 - 17:00
IGF-1 receptor: From synaptic transmission to Alzheimer’s degeneration
Inna Slutsky | Tel Aviv University, Israel
S04-02
17:00 - 17:30
Dysregulation of GABAergic synapses in brain ischemia: multiple mechanisms contributing to neuronal demise
Carlos Duarte | Center for Neurocience and Cell Biology, Portugal
K04-01 Keynote | Plasticity mechanisms in synaptic function and dysfunction | Chair: Rui Costa
17:30 - 18:30 Molecular, cellular, and circuit mechanisms that link memories across time
Alcino Silva | UCLA, USA
18:30 Wine and cheese cocktail (Cloister)

 

 

 

Saturday, June 4, 2016 | Auditorium

K05-01 Keynote | From synapses to circuits | Chair: Guoping Feng
09:00 - 10:00 Generating and shaping novel action repertoires
Rui Costa | Champalimaud Foundation, Portugal
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee break (Foyer)
S05
10:30 - 12:40
From synapses to circuits | Chair: Guoping Feng and Emília Duarte
S05-01
10:30 - 11:00
Modulation of GABAergic inhibitory inputs to hippocampal interneurons by adenosine
Ana Sebastião | University of Lisbon, Portugal
S05-02
11:00 - 11:30
Understanding the roles of prefrontal long-range connections through targeted optogenetic perturbation
Ofer Yizhar | Weizmann Institute, Israel
S05-03
11:30 - 12:00
Function of neuronal microcircuits in adult human neocortex
Huib Mansvelder | VU University Amsterdam, Netherlands
S05-04
12:00 - 12:20
Selected oral communication - A golden pair of synaptic adhesion molecules, netrin-G1 and netrin-G2
Qi Zhang | RIKEN, Japan
S05-05
12:20 - 12:40
Selected oral communication - Homeostatic control of dopamine by astrocytes in the postnatal maturation of the prefrontal cortex
Paola Bezzi | University of Lausanne, Switzerland

12:40 - 14:15

Lunch (Conventual room)
S06
14:15 - 16:00
Circuit dysfunction and neuropsychiatric disorders | Chair: Rui Costa and João Peça
S06-01
14:15 - 14:35
Selected oral communication - A role for the parvalbumin interneuronenriched microRNA miR-206 in schizophrenia-related behaviors
Mary Heyer | Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA
S06-02
14:35 - 14:55

Selected oral communication - Rett-like severe encephalopathy caused by a de novo GRIN2B missense mutation is attenuated by D-Serine dietary supplement
Xavier Altafaj | IDIBELL, Spain

S06-03
14:55 - 15:25
SHANK3 controls maturation of social reward circuits in the VTA
Camilla Bellone | University of Lausanne, Switzerland
S06-04
15:25 - 15:55

Role of adenosine A2A receptors in the control of mood-related neuropsychiatric diseases
Rodrigo Cunha | University of Coimbra, Portugal

16:00 - 16:30 Coffee break (Foyer)
K06-01 Keynote | Circuit dysfunction and neuropsychiatric disorders
Chair: Catarina R. Oliveira
16:30 - 17:30

Dissecting synaptic and circuitry mechanisms of autism
Guoping Feng | McGovern Institute for Brain Research, USA

17:30 Closing remarks

 

 

 

 

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