Friday June 9
(0800-0900:) General Assembly Meeting of the Norwegian Neuroscience Society

0900-1000: Plenary Lecture

Erin Schuman – Max Planck Institute for Brain Research
Cell biology at the synapse

1015-1145: Symposium Block – Parallel Sessions

7. From Sensation to Action in Cortex
Chair: Jonathan Whitlock – Norwegian University of Science and Technology

1015: Koen Vervaeke – University of Oslo
Shining light on neural inhibition in the somatosensory cortex during tactile sensation

1045: Gilad Silberberg – Karolinska Institute
Sensory function and dysfunction in the striatum

1115: Jonathan Whitlock – Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Cortical representation of unrestrained movement and pose in 3D

8. Exploring an Uncharted Territory of the Brain: The Function of Habenula and its Role in Animal Behavior
Chair: Marianne Fyhn – University of Oslo

1015: Konstantinos Meletis – Karolinska Institute
The structure and function of circuits that control lateral habenula and shape motivated behaviors

1045: Marianne Fyhn – University of Oslo
Optogenetic dissection of neural circuits for innate defensive behaviors

1115: Emre Yaksi – Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Studying the function and connectivity of habenular networks in zebrafish brain

1200-1400: Poster and exhibition (Session D) – lunch served in hallway

1400-1500: Plenary Lecture

Ole Kiehn – Karolinska Institute
Circuits for locomotion: spinal and brainstem control

1500: See you in two years!

External-Program:

0800-0900: General Assembly Meeting of the Norwegian Neuroscience Society

All members of NNS are invited to participate. The purpose of the general assembly is to present the activities, finances, and opportunities of NNS and to enlist the active participation of the membership in the further development of the society. Please visit NNS Webpage for more information. Registration link for confirming your attendance.

Note that changes in program may occur.