Neuroscience seminar series - Spring 2017

On selected Fridays, at 14:00.
Neuroscience Center, Cultivator II (Viikinkaari 4), Seminar room B105, 1st floor.

Peter Uhlhaas (University of Glasgow, Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology)

Oscillations and Neuronal Dynamics in Schizophrenia: The Search for Basic Symptoms and Translational Opportunities
Host: Satu Palva
NOTE at 10

Doctoral disseration: Shrikanth Kulashekhar
The role of cortical oscillations in the estimation and maintenance of sensory and duration information in working memory
NOTE at 13, place: Infocenter Korona (Viikinkaari 11), lecture hall 172

Kelvin Luk (Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania)

Chasing a moving target - The dynamics of pathological alpha-synuclein propagation Host: Henri Huttunen
NOTE on Thursday at 16, place room 2402, Biocenter 3 (Viikinkaari 1)

Doctoral dissertation: Yan Xu

New insight into mechanisms of transcellular propagation of tau and alpha-synuclein in neurodegenerative diseases
NOTE at 12, place: room 235 (aud 2), Infocenter Korona, Viikinkaari 11

Gulayse Ince Dunn (Ko
ç University)
Global analysis of NEUROD2 targets reveals new insights into differentiation of cortical projection neurons and neuronal calcium homeostasis
Host: Eero Castrén

Ertuğrul Kılıç (Istanbul Medipol University)

From biology to treatment: Molecular and cellular approaches to protect or repair brain from degeneration
Host: Mikko AIravaara
NOTE on Thursday at 15

Jonathan Smallwood (University of York, Dpt of Psychology)

Escaping the here and now: towards a component process account of the role of the default mode network in human cognition
Host: Jaana Simola

Thilo Womelsdorf (York University, Toronto)

Cell and Circuit Motifs of Inter-areal Neuronal Coordination in Prefrontal
Cortex during Goal-directed, Attentive behaviors

Host: Satu Palva

Antonello Bonci (National Institute on Drug Abuse's Intramural Research Program)

From synaptic plasticity to optogenetics and a novel treatment against cocaine abuse
Host: Mart Saarma
NOTE on Monday at 14

Neil S. Millar (UCL, London)

Allosteric modulation of nicotinic acetylcholine
Host: Raimo Tuominen
NOTE on Thursday at 15, place: room 2402, Biocenter 3, Viikinkaari 1

Jean-Christophe Poncer (INSERM, Paris)

The multifaceted personality of the KCC2 transporter in cortical neurons
Host: Claudio Rivera
NOTE on Thursday at 14


Neuroscience seminar series - Autumn 2017

On selected Fridays, at 14:00.
Neuroscience Center, Cultivator II (Viikinkaari 4), Seminar room B105, 1st floor.

Ilya Vinnikov (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)

Role of neuronal microRNAs in complex trait disorders
Host: Andrii Domanskyi
NOTE on Wednesday at 14

Lisa Monteggia (University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center)

Mechanism of Rapid Antidepressant Responses

Host: Tomi Rantamäki

Anders Nykjaer
(Aarhus University)
Regulated sortilin-shedding balances synaptic input and emotional state
Host: Mart Saarma
NOTE on Thursday at 14

Liliane Tenenbaum
(Lausanne University Hospital)
Glial Cell Line-Derived Neurotrophic Factor Gene Delivery in Parkinson's Desease: A Delicate Balance between Neuroprotection and time- and dose-dependent effects on dopamine homeostasis
Host: Mikko Airavaara
NOTE on Friday at 10

Poul Henning
(Aarhus University)
Have we missed a critical phase for reduced cytolic calcium during alphasynuclein aggregate-dependent neurodegeneration?
Host: Mart Saarma

Konstantin Khodosevich (Biotech Research and Innovation Centre, University of Copenhagen)

Maturation of inhibitory neurons and its impairment in neurodevelopmental disorders
Host: Andrii Domanskyi

Per Svenningsson (Karolinska Institutet)

5-HT1BR/p11 and GPR37 as targets in Parkinson's disease
Host: Mart Saarma

Viikki farewell seminar

Marie Carlén, Karolinska Institute

The control of attention - connectivity and function of inhibitory interneurons in the prefrontal cortex

Heikki Rauvala, NC

Neuroscience Center in Viikki Campus

Mart Saarma, Institute of Biotechnology

Past, present and future of Viikki neuroscience

NOTE on Friday at 16 (- 18)

Agnes Luo (Case Western Reserve University)

Neuroprotection and Neuroregeneration in Stroke
Host: Mikko Airavaara

NOTE on Thursday at 15.15, place: lecture hall 1041 (Viikinkaari 5)

Paolo Medini(Umeå University, Dpt of Molecular Biology)

Microcircuit basis of multisensory integration in the neocortex
Host: Leonard Khirug

NOTE place; TBA (in Meilahti!)