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 DFG International Event

 'Subcortico-cortical loops in sensory processing and perception'

 - Hybrid Conference -

    June 8th to 10th 2022

 

Physical location: Hörsaal der Nervenklinik, Bonhoefferweg 3, Charité Campus Mitte, Berlin

Virtual location:    https://www.crowdcast.io/e/loops-seminars/

WEDNESDAY

9:00

Opening Remarks

Session 1      Chair: Philipp van Kronenberg, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany

9:20

James Poulet

Max Delbrueck Center, Berlin, Germany

'Neural circuits of thermal perception'

10:00

Huizhong Tao

Keck School of medicine, USC, Los Angeles, USA

'Modulation of Visual Cortical Processing by a Higher-Order Thalamic Nucleus'

10:40

Matthew Larkum

Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany

 'tba'

11:20

Break

11:40

Markus Rothermel

Dept. Chemosensation, RWTH Aachen University, Germany

 'Influence of cortical and neuromodulatory loops on sensory information processing and perception in the mouse olfactory system'

12:20

Mathieu Wolff

Aquitaine Inst. Cog. & Integrative Neurosc., Bordeaux Univ., France

'Thalamocortical circuits from neuroanatomy to cognitive processes'

13:00

Lunch

Session 2       Chair: Clarissa Whitmire, Max Delbrueck Center, Berlin, Germany

15:00

Marcel Oberlaender

Research Center caesar, Bonn, Germany

'Top-down modulation of cortical output is gated by the thalamus'

15:40

Julio Hechavarria

Inst. for Cell Biology & Neurosci., Goethe Univ., Frankfurt, Germany

'Neural correlates of vocal control in the fronto-striatal network'

16:20

Break

16:40

Alexander Groh

Inst. of Phys. and Pathophysiology,  Heidelberg University, Germany

‘A cortico-collicular pathway for defense suppression'

17:20

Li Zhang

Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, USA

‘Innate Defense Circuits of the Auditory System'

18:00

Dinner/Discussion

THURSDAY

Session 3       Chair: Malinda Tantirigama, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany

9:00

Sonja Hofer

Sainsbury Wellcome Centre, University College London, UK

'Thalamocortical interactions during predictive processing of sensory information'

09:40

Ehud Ahissar

Dept. of Neurobiology, Weizmann Inst. of Science, Rehovot, Israel

'Coordination of thalamo-cortical loops and global motor-sensory-motor loops in perception'

10:20

Tania Barkat

Dept. of Biomedicine, Basel University, Switzerland

'Temporal processing in the auditory thalamocortical system'

11:00

Break

11:20

Wolfgang Kelsch

Dept. of Psychiatry, Mainz U. and Central Inst. of Mental Health, Heidelberg U., Germany

 'Olfactory memory formation in cortico-subcortical loops'

12:00

Jens Kremkow

Neurosci. Research C., Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany

'Entering the visual loop: functional organization of the retino-collicular connections'

12:40

Lunch

Session 4       Chair: Ava Kiai, Inst. for Cell Biology & Neurosci., Goethe Univ., Frankfurt

15:00

Livia de Hoz

Neurosci. Research C., Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany

 'Learning correlates in auditory midbrain'

15:40

Henning Sprekeler

Technical University, Berlin, Germany

'Invariant neural subspaces maintained by feedback modulation'

16:20

Break

16:40

Alexander Heimel

Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

'Interactions between visual cortex and superior colliculus'

17:20

Tatyana Sharpee

Salk Institute for Biological Studies, la Jolla, USA

'Minimizing information loss in neural circuits with spike-timing dependent plasticity, modulation, and inhibitory neurons'

18:00

Dinner/Discussion

FRIDAY

Session 5       Chair: Luciana López-Jury, Inst. for Cell Biology & Neurosci., Goethe Univ., Frankfurt

9:00

Ziad Hafed

Werner Reichardt C. for Integrative Neurosci., Tübingen, Germany

‘Sensory tuning in neuronal movement commands’

09:40

Fleur Zeldenrust

Donders Inst. for Brain, Cog. & Behav., Radboud Univ., Netherlands

'Information transfer in (barrel) cortex: from single cell to network'

10:20

Victoria Bajo

Dept. of Phys., Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford, UK

'Targeting Neural Plasticity by Optogenetic Silencing in the Auditory Cortex'

11:00

11:20

12:00

Break

Valery Grinevich

Zentralinstitut für Seelische Gesundheit, Uni. of Heidelberg, Germany

 'Sensory modalities driving social behavior via the central oxytocin system'

Laura Busse

Div. of Neurobiology, Ludwig-Maximilians-Uni. München, Germany

'Effects of Corticothalamic Feedback on Geniculate Responses to Naturalistic and Artificial Visual Stimuli'

12:40

Closing remarks