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Wednesday, May 6th, 2020

Place: BMC, D15, Belfrage Lecture Hall

Targeting interneurons in health and disease


08.40-9.00        Registration (mandatory for all participants)

09.00-09.05      Welcome address
                         Daniella Ottosson, Marco Ledri, My Andersson

Session 1: Interneuron development and identity
Chair: Daniella Ottosson

9.05-9.45             Meng-Li
                            Chair in Stem Cell Neurobiology, Neuroscience & Mental Health Research Institute, School of Medicine,
                            Cardiff University, UK
                            Pluripotent stem cells into striatal GABAergic neurons and cortical interneurons

9.45-10.25           Lynette Lim
                            VIB-Center for Brain and Disease, Leuven, Belgium
                            Optimization of interneuron function by direct coupling of cell migration and axonal targeting

10.25-10.50         Coffee break

10.50-11.10         Short talk from local researcher

Session 2: Interneurons from synapses to networks
Chair: Marco Ledri
11.10-11.50        Karri Lamsa
                           Physiology, Anatomy and Neuroscience Department, University of Szeged, Hungary
                           Microscale functions of interneurons in human neocortex
11.50-12.30        Norbert Hajos
                           Department of Cellular and Network Neurobiology, Institute of Experimental Medicine, Budapest, Hungary
                           Prefrontal cortex perisomatic interneurons

12.30-13.30        Lunch

Session 3: Interneuron diversity in health and disease
Chair: My Andersson

13.30-14.10        Csaba Földy
                           Laboratory of Neural Connectivity, Brain Research Institute, University of Zurich, Switzerland
                           Single-Cell Transcriptomic Survey of Interneuron Identity and Circuit Connectivity

14.10-14.50        Marco Capogna
                           Neuroscience, Department of Biomedicine, University of Aarhus, Denmark
                           Role of Nitric Oxide Synthase Expressing GABAergic Neurons on Sleep in the Mouse Amygdala

14.50-15.00        A short break

15.00-15.20        Short talk from local researcher

15.20-15.50        Panel discussion

15.50-17.00        Coffee with poster session


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