Confirmed plenary lecturers
Patrik Ernfors is Professor of Tissue Biology at the Karolinska Institute, Sweden.
His research is focused on the nervous system development and stem cell biology.
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Professor Lüthi is Senior Group Leader at the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Basel, Switzerland.
His research focuses on cellular mechanisms of learning and memory.
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Professor Carmen Sandi is Director of the Brain Mind Institute at Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland.
The Laboratory of Behavioral Genetics investigates the impact and mechanisms whereby stress and personality affect brain function and behavior, with a focus on the social domain and, particularly, on aggression and social hierarchies.
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Dr. Laura L. Colgin is Associate Professor at the Center for Learning and Memory of the University of Texas at Austin.
The main goals of her research work are to understand the functional significance of the different types of rhythms within the entorhinal-hippocampal network and to uncover their underlying mechanisms.
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Professor Trevor Robbins directs the ‘Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute’ (BCNI) of the University of Cambridge.
His research interests span the areas of cognitive neuroscience, behavioural neuroscience and psychopharmacology. His work focuses on functions of the frontal lobes of the brain and their connections with other regions, including the so-called brain reward systems in the striatum and the limbic system. More information about Professor Robbins' research projects >>>.