Seminar Archives

2017

Date Speaker Title Host
09.01.17

Francesco Papaleo

Departement of Neuroscience and Brain Technologies, Instituto Italiano di Tecnologia

"Developmental trajectories of schizophrenia-relevant abnormalities in a mouse model of 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome" C. Bellone
16.01.17  

Ragnhildur Thora Karadottir

Cambridge University

"Neuronal regulation of (re)myelination"  C. Bellone / D. Jabaudon
23.01.17   

Olivier Baud

INSERM, Université Paris-Diderot

Service Réanimation et Pédiatrie Néonatales, Hôpital Robert Debré

"New concepts in perinatal brain injury and brain function assessment"  J. Kiss
 30.01.17

Pieter Roelfsema

Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience

 
"Training the brain’s Turing machine: the role of cortical feedback connections in learning"  A. Holtmaat
13.02.17

Asya Rolls

Department of Immunology and the
​C​enter for Science and Engineering of Neural Systems
Technion, Israel institute of Technology

"Brain-regulated immunity: specific brain circuits ​that alter immune response to bacteria and tumors" C. Bellone / D. Jabaudon
27.02.17  David Belin
Cambridge University
"The psychological and neural basis of incentive habits: relevance for our understanding of addiction"  C. Bellone / D. Jabaudon 
06.03.17

Antoine Adamantidis

University of Bern

 
 "Functional dissection of sleep circuits and functions"  A. Carleton

Wednesday 15.03.17 at 11 am room 160 (CMU 5-6)

Mini Symposium Prof. boursiers

Dario Cazzoli (University of Bern)

 

Aaron Schurger (Inserm)

 
 

Dario Cazzoli: "Bridging the gap between structure and function to understand inter-­ and intra-­individual differences in attention"

 

Aaron Schurger: "Temporal uncertainty in decision making and the neural antecedents of uncued voluntary movement"

J. Kiss 

Thursday 16.03.17 from 3 pm, room B04.2222 (CMU 5-6)

David Heeger - New York University

Quentin Huys - ETH Zürich and University of Zürich

 
 

David Heeger: "Reliability of Sensory-Evoked Activity in Autism"

Quentin Huys: "Computational account of alcohol addiction"

A. Pouget 

20.03.17

 

Mini Symposium Neufo "Neuroscience approaches to sleep and dreaming"

Département des neurosciences fondamentales, Unige


Anne-Laure Wenger Combremont: "Microcircuit of wakefulness: the orexin system and the cortical L6b neurons"

Virginie Sterpenich: "Reactivation of rewarded memories during sleep: a neural decoding approach"

Lampros Perogamvros: "A high-density EEG investigation of dreaming"
 
 S. Schwartz
23.07.17  

Costas Anastassiou

Allen Institute

 "Biophysical simulations of neural circuits" J. Kiss 
03.04.17
 

Jean-Claude Béïque

Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Ottawa

 "Spatiotemporal feature detection and plasticity rules in developing CA1 neurons" C. Bellone 
Wednesday 05.04.17 at 4 pm

Zoltan Molnar

Oxford

"Cortical layer with no known function"  J. Kiss
10.04.17
Sebastiano Bariselli
Département des neurosciences fondamentales, Unige 
Progress report "Orienting, seeking and learning: de-construction of social motivation hypothesis in mice" C. Bellone 
24.04.17  

Theofanis Karayannis

Brain Research Institute, University of Zurch

"The functional integration of interneurons into cortical circuits" A. Dayer
Tuesday 25.04.17 at 17:15, room B01.2426.A  

May-Britt Moser

Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience / NTNU

"Entorhinal maps for cortical space"  C. Lüscher 
08.05.17, room B02.2226
 

Mini symposium Neufo "Progress in Neurofeedback"

Département des neurosciences fondamentales, Unige

Mario Prsa (Huber lab, UNIGE): "In-cerebro" learning in mice


Tomas Ros (Vuilleumier lab, UNIGE):
Tuning pathological oscillations with neurofeedback


Luca Tonin (Millán lab, EPFL):
Attention driven Brain-Computer Interface operations in Spatial Neglect

 
D. Huber
15.05.17  Debby Silver
Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University Medical Center
"Dynamic post-transcriptional mechanisms controlling cortical development"  D. Jabaudon 
22.05.17
Jay Bertran-Gonzalez
School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney 
"Slow down, Old -Timer! How ageing is making us rush"   L. Simmler / C. Lüscher 
29.05.17

Mini symposium Neufo " The 22q11 deletion syndrome from mouse to man"

Département des neurosciences fondamentales, Unige

 

Tonia Rihs: "Sensory processing and resting state in 22q11.2 DS assessed with hd-EEG"

Aude Chenu: "Role of 22q11 SZ-risk gene on cortical neuron development"

Thomas Marissal: "Restoring wild type-like network dynamics and behavior during adulthood in a mouse model of schizophrenia"

 
A. Carleton / A. Dayer 
Friday 02.06.17 at 11 am

Garret Stuber

Department of Psychiatry and Neuroscience Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 
"Dissecting the neural circuits of motivated behavior"   C. Lüscher  
03.07.17

Jayeeta Basu 

NYU Neuroscience Institute

 
"Gating Hippocampal Activity with Cortical Long-range Disinhibition"  V. Pascoli 
Wednesday 13.09.17 at 11 am, room B02.2226

Brett Benedetti

Nature Medicine

 
"Communicating your research: Demystifying the editorial and peer review process at Nature Research Journals."  D. Jabaudon 
23.10.17

Balazs Hangya

Institute of Experimental Medicine, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

 
"Cell-type specific signals in the basal forebrain"  D. Jabaudon 
30.10.17

Jan Schulz

Institute of Physiology, University of Basel

 
 "Dendrite-targeting interneurons control synaptic NMDA receptor activation via nonlinear α5-GABAA receptors" A. Dayer 
06.11.17

Filippo Del Bene

Unité de Génétique et Biologie du Développement, Institut Curie

 "Genetic dissection of neural circuits in the visual system of larval zebrafish" D. Jabaudon  
Tuesday 07.11.17 at 11 am, HUG Marcel Jenny

Alim Louis Benabid

Clinatec Biomedical Research Center.
CEA Grenoble

 
"Deep Brain Stimulation at High Frequency: Past, Present, and Future"  C. Lüscher 
13.11.17

Jinhyun Kim 

Center for Functional Connectomics at the Korean Institute of Science and Technology

 
"mGRASP for mapping synaptic connectivity at multiple scales"  D. Huber 

 

2016

Date Speaker Title Host
Thursday 07.01.16 at 11 am Dora Angelaki
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston
"A computational perspective on autism" A. Pouget
18.01.16 Mario Prsa
Département des Neurosciences fondamentales, Unige
Progress report "Probing cortical circuit function with neuroprosthetic learning" D. Huber
Tuesday 19.01.16 at 2pm Anthony Zador
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, New York
"Cortical mechanisms underlying auditory decisions" A. Pouget
25.01.16 Carlos Ribeiro
Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown
"The gourmet fly - the neuronal basis of nutrient homeostasis" D. Jabaudon
01.02.16 Laurent Sheybani
Département des Neurosciences fondamentales, Unige
Progress report "Emergence of a focus-independent epileptic network associated with neocortical fast-ripples in the mouse-model of temporal lobe epilepsy" C. Michel
08.02.16 Jan Drugowitsch
Département des Neurosciences fondamentales, Unige
Progress report "Ice cream or chocolate cake? Why does it take us so long to choose between two equally-good options?" A. Pouget
Thursday 18.02.16 at 3pm Paul Smolensky
Johns-Hopkins University
"Two challenges for the neural basis of symbolic cognition" A. Pouget
Thursday 18.02.16 at 5pm Josh Tenenbaum
MIT
"Reverse engineering common sense in the human mind and brain " A. Pouget
07.03.16 Vincent Pascoli
Département des Neurosciences fondamentales, Unige
Progress report "Dopamine-dependent synaptic plasticity underlying motivated behaviors" C. Lüscher
14.03.16 Shihab Shamma
Ecole normale supérieure de Paris
"Rapid adaptive mechanisms in the perception of complex acoustic scenes" A. Pouget
21.03.16 Minisymposium "SNF professorship candidates"
Adil Khan / Jan Gruendemann / Stuart Trenhold
"TBA" J. Kiss
04.04.16 David Rowitch
University of California, San Francisco
"Heterogeneous origins and diversified functions of astrocytes" P. Hüppi
11.04.16 Xiao Jing Wang
New York University
"What does it mean to build a large-scale brain circuit model?" A. Pouget
Tuesday 12.04.16 at 10.30 am Seung-Hee Lee
KAIST Institute, Korea
"Neural circuits for sensory integration and modulation" A. Holtmaat
18.04.16 Almut Schüz
Max Planck Institute, Tübingen
"Network structure of the cerebral cortex: quantitative studies on the grey and white matter in rodents, monkeys and humans" A. Holtmaat
25.04.16      
Claudia Bagni
VIB, Ku Leuven / Department of basic neuroscience Lausanne 
The multi-tasking CYFIP1 protein orchestrates brain wiring and behaviour"  C. Lüscher
02.05.16 Ilaria Vitali
Département des Neurosciences fondamentales, Unige 
Progress report "Activity-dependent control of neocortical cell fate"  D. Jabaudon
09.05.16  Mathieu Niquille
Département des Neurosciences fondamentales, Unige
Progress report "Molecular dissection of cortical interneuron subtypes"  A. Dayer 
23.05.16 Josh Huang
Cold Spring Harbor 
 "Genetic dissection of cortical circuits: chandeliers light up pyramids" Sean Hill
06.06.16 Etienne Audinat
Inserm, Paris Descartes 
"Microglial cells influence synapse maturation in the developing neocortex"  D. Jabaudon
20.06.16  Ingo Willuhn
Hinterlands Institute for Neuroscience
"Striatal dopamine dynamics during flexible behavior and compulsive actions"  V. Pascoli/C. Lüscher
Friday 26.08.16 at 2pm Kunal Ghosh
Inscopix, Inc. 
"Catalyzing Neuroscience Discovery through Entrepreneurship"   C. Lüscher
05.09.16
Joris De Wit
VIB Center for the Biology of Disease, University of Leuven
"Synaptic receptor sorting in neural circuit development"   A. Holtmaat
26.09.16  Itamar Kahn
Department of Cellular and Systems Neuroscience, The Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine Technion – Israel Institute of Technology
"Novel Imaging Tools to Study the Brain in Health and Disease"   A.-L. Giraud
17.10.16
Takeo Watanabe
Cognitive, Linguistic and Psychological Sciences
Brown University
 "Roles of attention and reward in perceptual learning"  A. Pouget
07.11.16
 

Alessandro Furlan

Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Karolinska Institutet

"Visceral motor neuron diversity delineates a cellular basis for nipple- and pilo-erection muscle control"   D. Jabaudon
21.11.16
 

Andrea Burgalossi

Cellular and Synaptic Basis of Behaviour
Werner Reichardt Centre for Integrative Neuroscience (CIN)

"Microcircuits and plasticity of hippocampal spatial representations"
 

P. Mendez /

C. Lüscher

 
28.11.16
Philippe Faure
Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris
"Nicotinic modulation of dopaminergic system: consequence on decision making and exploratory behaviours"   C. Bellone
05.12.16

Emre Yaksi

Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience, Trondheim

 
"Studying neural computations in zebrafish brain"   C. Bellone / D. Jabaudon
19.12.16

Mini Symposium “Neurobiology of social behaviour”

Département des neurosciences fondamentales, Unige

Riccardo Bocchi: "Delayed migration of callosal projection neurons alters interhemispheric connections causing abnormal somatosensory functions and social behavior"

Luc Arnal: "How to ​auditorily ​hijack others' brain"

Marie Schaer: "Using eye-tracking and brain imaging to follow early development in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder"

 
 C. Bellone / J. Kiss

2015

Date Speaker Title Host
12.01.15 Eoin O'Connor
Neurosciences Fondamentales, Unige
"Defining boundaries of reward consumption" C. Lüscher
26.01.15 Laura Frangeul
Neurosciences Fondamentales, Unige
"Encoding class and hierarchy in developing neuronal networks" D. Jabaudon
Friday 30.01.15 at 3 pm, CMU S1-S2 Philip Sabes
Department of Physiology and Center for Integrative Neuroscience , UCSF
"From cortical activity to movement: the roles of learning, representation, and dynamics" A. Pouget
Friday 30.01.15 at 4.45 pm, CMU S1-S2 Marc Churchland
Columbia University
"Motor cortex and the neural dynamics of pattern generation" A. Pouget
20.04.15 Simon Butt
Oxford
"Do GABAergic interneurons act as a scaffold for emergent neocortical networks?" D. Jabaudon
20.04.15 at 4pm Stéphane Ciocchi
Center for Brain Research, Medical University Vienna
"Specialised projection pathways in the ventral CA1 hippocampus" D. Muller
04.05.15 Natalia De Marco Garcia
Brain and Mind Research Institute, Weill Cornell Medical College
"Sensory inputs control the integration of neurogliaform interneurons into cortical circuits" A. Dayer
11.05.15 Rafael Fernandez-Chacón
Institute of Biomedicine and CIBERNED, Seville
"Synaptic and extrasynaptic functions of a molecular co-chaperone" C. Lüscher
18.05.15 Jean Livet
Institut de la Vision, Paris
"Probing neural cell lineage and connectivity in situ with Brainbow" D. Jabaudon
Thursday 21.05.15 at 11 am, room S1-S2 Benjamin Grewe
Stanford
"Aversive experiences transform amygdalar ensemble coding during the formation of associative fear memories" C. Lüscher
Tuesday 26.05.15 at 11 am Abhishek Banerjee
MIT
"Studying and Ameliorating Cell-type and Circuit-wide Defects in Rett syndrome " D. Jabaudon
15.06.15 Jens Hjerling-Leffler
Dept. of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, Karolinska Institutet
"Single cell transcriptomics and neuronal diversity" D. Jabaudon
Wednesday 16.09.15 at 3 pm Gordon Shepherd
Northwestern University
"Synaptic circuit organization of mouse motor cortex" D. Jabaudon
21.09.15 Anna Beyeler
Brain and Cognitive Science Department, MIT
"Positive and negative valence coding in amygdala circuits" C. Lüscher
Wednesday 07.10.15 at 2 pm Madeline Lancaster
Cambridge University
"New directions for modelling disease with cerebral organoids" D. Jabaudon
12.10.15 Karen Zito
University of California Davis and Université de Genève, Professeure Invitée
"Sculpting the nervous system: cellular and molecular mechanisms of neural circuit refinement" A. Holtmaat
26.10.15 Simon Hippenmeyer
Institute of Science and Technology Austria
"Genetic Dissection of Neural Development using Mosaic Analysis with Double Markers (MADM)" D. Jabaudon
09.11.15 Johannes Gräff
Brain and Mind Institute, EPFL
"Histone acetylation: Molecular memory aids on the chromatin" D. Jabaudon
Friday 13.11.15 at 1 pm Tony Movshon
NYU
"Brain mechanisms of visual form perception" A. Pouget
16.11.15 Laura Cancedda
Italian Institute of Technology
"Cellular environment: implication for brain development and maldevelopment." D. Jabaudon

2014

Date Speaker Title Host
13.01.14 Stéphane Pagès
Neurosciences Fondamentales, Unige
Progress report: "Sensory-evoked LTP driven by dendritic plateau potentials in the somatosensory cortex in vivo " A. Holtmaat
20.01.14 Christopher Cederroth
Karolinska Institute, Stockholm
"Flavones for the treatment of hearing loss and tinnitus" A.-L. Giraud
27.01.14 Emmanuel Valjent
Department of Neurobiology, IGF Montpellier, Inserm
"New insights into anatomo-functional organization of the striatum and the extended amygdala" C. Bellone
10.02.14 Thomas Mrsic-Flogel
Universität Basel, Biozentrum
"The organization of functional microcircuits in the visual cortex " K. Tan
Tuesday 11.02.14, at 12:30 room 9078 Fritjof Helmchen
Brain Research Institute, Uni Zürich
"Prospects of fiber-optic recordings of brain activity" C. Lüscher
17.02.14 Anne Churchland
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
"A multisensory decision task exposes mixed selectivity in posterior parietal cortex " A. Pouget
24.02.14 Jeroen Pasterkamp
Department of Neuroscience and Pharmacology, UMC Utrecht
"Molecular mechanisms of dopaminergic circuit development " C. Bellone
10.03.14 François Georges
Institut interdisciplinaire de Neurosciences, Université de Bordeaux
"The ventral subiculum controls dopamine neurons of the ventral tegmental area" C. Bellone
17.03.14 Simon Rumpel
IMP, Vienna
"Stability and volatility in circuits of the mouse auditory cortex" A. Pouget
Tuesday 18.03.14 Aaron McGee
University of Southern California, USC
"Nogo Receptor limits visual plasticity and perceptual learning but not the set point for synaptic turnover" A. Holtmaat
24.03.14 Steven Hillyard
University of California, San Diego
"Tracking allocations of visual attention with steady-state evoked potentials" A. Pouget
Tuesday 25.03.14 at 5pm, room A250 David Anderson
California Institute of Technology
"The Neural Circuitry of Sex and Violence" A. Pouget
31.03.14 Jean Terrier
Neurosciences Fondamentales, Unige
Progress report: "Optogenetic dissection of addiction circuitry in mouse" C. Lüscher
Wednesday 02.04.14 at 2pm Julien Courchet
Columbia University
"Polarity and beyond: investigating the role of AMPK and related kinases in cortical development" D. Jabaudon
14.04.14 Uwe Maskos
Institut Pasteur, Paris
"The human genetics of the nicotinic receptor—from 15q25 polymorphisms to personalised medication" C. Lüscher
28.04.14 Jack Mellor
School of Physiology and Pharmacology, University of Bristol
"Multiple calcium sources are required for spike timing-dependent synaptic plasticity in the hippocampus" C. Bellone
05.05.14 Kwanghun Chung
The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory, MIT
"CLARITY and beyond: towards integrative understanding of the brain in health and disease" C. Lüscher
12.05.14 Laura Busse
Center for Integrative Neuroscience, University of Tübingen
"Contextual influences on information processing in the mouse early visual system" J. Britz
19.05.14 Gabrielle Pouchelon
Neurosciences Fondamentales, Unige
"Input-specific differentiation of cortical neurons and circuits" D. Jabaudon
26.05.14 Bernard Thorens
Center for Integrative Genomics, Unil
"Brain glucose sensing in the control of pancreatic islet cell function" C. Lüscher
16.06.14 Samuel Lagier
Neurosciences Fondamentales, Unige
"Sensory-evoked intrinsic imaging signals in the olfactory bulb are independent of neurovascular coupling" A. Carleton
01.09.14 Meaghan Creed
Neurosciences Fondamentales, Unige
Progress report "Optogenetically-inspired DBS reverses cocaine-evoked plasticity and drug-adaptive behaviour" C. Lüscher
08.09.14 Nicolas Tritsch
Harvard Medical School
"Lost in translation - what do dopamine neurons tell the brain?" C. Lüscher
15.09.14 Shubha Tole
Tata Institute of Neuroscience, Mumbai
"Control of cell fate and neurocircuitry in the developing cerebral cortex" D. Jabaudon
06.10.14 Olivier Gschwend
Neurosciences Fondamentales, Unige
"Neuronal pattern separation in the olfactory bulb improves odor discrimination learning" A. Carleton
Monday 06.10.14 at 2pm Nao Uchida
Havard University
"Dissecting computations in the dopamine reward circuit" C. Lüscher
13.10.14 Rui Costa
Champalimaud Center for the Unknown
"Generating and shaping novel action repertoires" C. Lüscher
Tuesday 14.10.14 at 1pm Tim Bliss
MRC National Institute for Medical Research, London
"LTP and the neural basis of memory: a 40 year perspective" C. Lüscher
20.10.14 Karen Zito
UC Davis, California
"Sculpting the nervous system: Mechanisms of structural remodeling during synaptic plasticity" A. Holtmaat
27.10.14 Joshua Johansen
Riken, Japan
"A neural circuit mechanism for triggering and setting the strength of fear memories" C. Lüscher
10.11.14 Helmut Kessels
Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience
"Synaptic plasticity of GluA3-containing AMPA-receptors, in anxiety and Alzheimer's disease" A. Holtmaat
01.12.14 Sonja Hofer
Biozentrum, Basel
"Neural dynamics in visual cortex during learning" A. Holtmaat
08.12.14 Nadine Gogolla
Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology, Munich
"Sensory integration in mouse insular cortex: Development and implications" D. Jabaudon
15.12.14 Bertrand Degos
Département des Maladies du Système Nerveux, Hôpital Pitié-Salpêtrière Paris
"Effects and mechanisms of Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) in rats with parkinsonism" C. Lüscher
Tuesday 16.12.14 at 11am Michael Platt
Duke University
"The Biology of Strategic Social Decision-making" A. Pouget

2013

Date Speaker Title Host
07.01.13 Peter Scheiffele
Biozentrum of the University of Basel
"Organization is everything: Molecular Mechanisms of Neuronal Synapse Formation" C. Lüscher
14.01.13 Alain Destexhe
UNIC, CNRS, Gif sur Yvette
"Dynamics of excitation and inhibition inferred from human and rat high-density recordings in neocortex " A.-L. Giraud
21.01.13 Laurent Nguyen
GIGA Neurosciences, Developmental Neurobiology Unit, University of Liège
"New insight into the molecular regulation of neuron migration in the cerebral cortex" A. Dayer
28.01.13 Marta Nieto
Centro Nacional de Biotecnologia, Madrid
"Transcriptional control of neuronal networks of the cerebral cortex. The role of Cux in the upper layer neurons." D. Jabaudon
18.02.13 Neural Circuits and Behavior series - Zachary Mainen
Champalimaud Center for the unknown, Lisbon
"On the neural and behavioral dynamics of action timing" A. Pouget
25.02.13 Michael Ashby
School of Physiology and Pharmacology, University of Bristol
"Synaptic development of circuits in the sensory cortex" C. Lüscher
Wednesday 27.02.13 Gerlinde Metz
University of Lethbridge, Canada
"Stress Programming: How Experience Shapes Brain Function and Disease " D. Huber
04.03.13 Eiman Azim
Columbia University
"A cerebellar-directed copy of premotor interneuron activity ensures reach fidelity" D. Jabaudon
11.03.13 Laura Kehoe
Neurosciences Fondamentales, Uni Genève
Progress report: "GluN3A regulates elimination and stabilization of dendritic spines" D. Muller
25.03.13 Mike Shadlen
Columbia University
"Believing and Time. A Neural Mechanism for Decision Making" A. Pouget
08.04.13 Neural Circuits and Behavior series - Nikos Logothetis
Max Planck Institute, Tuebingen
"Studying Large-Scale Brain Networks: Electrical Stimulation and Neural-Event-Triggered fMRI" A. Pouget
Tuesday 16.04.13 Thomas Jentsch
Leibniz-Institut fuer Molekulare Pharmakologie
"Role of Cl and K channels in hearing, touch and olfaction" A. Carleton
22.04.13 Eero Castren
Neuroscience Center, University of Helsinki
"Regulation of neuronal plasticity by a synergy between pharmalogical and environmental treatments" A. Dayer
29.04.13 Roberta Tatti
Neurosciences Fondamentales, Uni Genève
Progress report: "A novel peripheral view of sensory gating in the mouse olfactory system" A. Carleton
06.05.13 Georg Keller
FMI, Basel
"Active visual processing in behaving mice" D. Huber
13.05.13 Bruno Golding
Neurosciences Fondamentales, Uni Genève
Progress report: "Hooking inhibition into excitatory visual circuits" D. Jabaudon
Friday 24.05.13 at 2pm Michael Crair
Yale University
"Spontaneous Activity in Neonatal Sensory Map Development" D. Jabaudon
27.05.13 Tomomi Shimogori
Riken Brain Science Institute, Tokyo
"Molecular mechanism of experience dependent thalamus-cortex circuit development" D. Jabaudon
Wednesday 29.05.13 at 12pm Osman Ratib
Département de Radiologie et Informatique, Service de médecine nucléaire, HUG
"Présentation de l'Institut d'Imagerie Moléculaire Translationelle" D. Muller
03.06.13 Mathieu Niquille
Neurosciences Fondamentales, Uni Genève
Progress report: "5-HT3A receptor regulates cortical interneuron migration and positioning" A. Dayer
10.06.13 Romain Cartoni
F.M. Kirby Neurobiology Center, Children's Hospital and Department of Neurology, Havard Medical School
"Role of Mitochondrial Transport During Axonal Regeneration" D. Muller
Wednesday 19.06.13 at 4.30pm Christophe Mulle
Interdisciplinary Institute for Neuroscience, University of Bordeaux
"Activity-dependent plasticity of NMDARs" C. Lüscher
01.07.13 Carmen Flores
Neurosciences Fondamentales, Uni Genève
Progress report: "Activity-mediated remodeling of inhibitory synapses on hippocampal pyramidal neurons" D. Muller
Tuesday 02.07.13 at 2pm Patricia Gaspar
Institut du Fer à Moulin
"Specific wiring in a diffuse neurotransmitter system" D. Jabaudon
02.09.13 Jean-Pascal Pfister
Theoretical Neuroscience Group Physiology Department, University of Bern
"Computational perspectives on synaptic dynamics and plasticity" A. Pouget
16.09.13 Kevin Mitchell
Trinity College Dublin
"The emergence of cortical areas – from semaphorins to synaesthesia" D. Jabaudon
Wednesday 25.09.13 at 12pm Antonio Rangel
Computation & Neural Systems, Caltech
"The neuroeconomics of simple choise " A. Pouget
21.10.13 Y. Bernardinelli
Neurosciences Fondamentales, Unige
Progress Report: "Synaptic activation drives local Ca2+-mediated restructuring of astrocytic processes to stabilize central synapses" D. Muller
04.11.13 Philippe Schyns
Department of Psychology, University of Glasgow
"Information Processing States and their Transitions Inferred from Brain Activity " A.-L. Giraud
25.11.13 Surya Ganguli
Stanford University
"Evidence for a causal inverse model in an avian cortico-basal ganglia circuit" A. Pouget
02.12.13 Pierre Vanderhaeghen
Université Libre de Bruxelles, ULB
"Mechanisms of corticogenesis: from stem cells to neural circuits" D. Jabaudon
09.12.13 Frank Scharnowski
Neurosciences Fondamentales, Unige
Progress report:"Neurofeedback based on real-time fMRI" P. Vuilleumier
16.12.13 Victor Borrell
Instituto de Neurociencias, Alicante
"Genetic regulation of Cerebral Cortex folding" D. Jabaudon

2012

Date Speaker Title Host
16.01.12 Paola Bezzi
Cellular Biology and Morphology Department, University of Lausanne
"Dopaminergic properties of astrocytes in prefrontal cortex: structural and functional evidence" C. Lüscher
23.01.12 Christiaan Levelt
Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Amsterdam
"Disinhibition as a major component of plasticity in the adult visual cortex" A. Holtmaat
du 13.02.12 au 17.02.12 Vacances de février    
20.02.12 Daquing Ma
Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London
"Abnormal Brain Following Surgery" L. Vutskits
27.02.12 Frédérique Varoqueaux Max-Planck-Institute of experimental Medicine, Department of molecular Neurobiology, Goettingen "Neuroligin deversity at the synapse" D. Muller
26.03.12 Ivica Kostovic
Croatian Institute for Brain Research, School of Medicine, University of Zagreb
"Development of neuronal pathways in the human fetal cortex" P. Hüppi
02.04.12 Igor Allaman
BMI, EPFL, Lausanne
"The glyoxalase system in neural cells: Implications for neuroprotection" D. Muller
du 05.04.12 au 13.04.12 Vacances de Pâques    
30.04.12 Andres de la Rossa
Neurosciences Fondamentales, Uni Genève
Progress report: "In vivo reprogramming of circuit connectivity in postmitotic neocortical neurons" D. Jabaudon
07.05.12 Gregorio Galinanes
Department of Physiological Sciences, University of Buenos Aires
"Dysfunctional cortical control of striatal activity in neonatal dopamine neuron depleted mice" D. Huber
21.05.12 Moritz Jacobshagen
Neurosciences Fondamentales, Uni Genève
The role of the serotonin receptor 6 in pyramidal neuron development A. Dayer
04.06.12 Jose Esteban
Department of Neurobiology, Centro de Biologia Molecular "Severo Ochoa" (CSIC), Madrid
"Molecular mechanisms of synaptic plasticity and their relevance for cognitive performance" D. Muller
11.06.12 Thomas Nevian
Department of Physiology, University of Bern
"Astrocytes control spike-timing dependent plasticity" A. Carleton
18.06.12 Arbora Resulaj
Janelia Farm Research Campus, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Ashburn
"Rapid perception of olfactory intensity cues" D. Huber
25.06.12 Vanessa Schubert
Neurosciences Fondamentales, Uni Genève
Progress report: "Peripheral nerve lesion-induced large-scale functional rearrangements in the adult cortex are associated with small-scale dendritic structural changes" A. Holtmaat
09.07.12 Jean-Didier Breton
Greg Stuart Lab, Eccles Institute of Neuroscience, Canberra
"Somatic and dentritic GABA-B receptors regulate cortical neurons excitability via different mechanisms" D. Muller
Jeudi 19.07.12 Meaghan Creed
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Toronto, Toronto ON
"Deep brain stimulation in an animal model of tardive dyskinesia" C. Lüscher
Mardi 04.09.12 à 14h Patrick Kanold
University of Maryland
"Circuits controlling brain development and plasticity" D. Jabaudon
Vendredi 14.09.12 à 14h Michael Breakspear
University of New South Wales and Queensland Institute of Medical Research
"Multistability and scale invariance in the human brain: Mechanisms and function" C. Michel
17.09.12 Alexandre Pouget
Neurosciences fondamentales, Uni Genève
"Not noisy, just wrong: the computational and neural cause of behavioral variability"  
24.09.12 Christina Bocklisch
Neurosciences Fondamentales, Uni Genève
Progress report: "Cocaine evoked synaptic plasticity of inhibitory transmission in the VTA" C. Lüscher
Mardi 25.09.12 Neural Circuits and Behavior series - Karel Svoboda
Janelia Farm Research Campus, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Ashburn
"Neural coding underlying active object localization" A. Pouget - D. Huber
01.10.12 Gijs Plomp
Neurosciences Fondamentales, Uni Genève
Progress report: "Laminar mechanisms of local and large-scale information transfer" C. Michel
thursday 18.10.12 Venkatesh Murthy
Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University
"Neural circuits and coding in the mammalian olfactory system" A. Pouget
05.11.12 Christophe Bernard
Institut de Neurosciences des Systèmes, INSERM UMR
"Role of hub GABA neurons during normal and pathological oscillations" A. Carleton
19.11.12 Laurent Groc
Interdisciplinary Institute for Neuroscience, University of Bordeaux
"Plasticity of the glutamate synapse: the dynamic view from the NMDA receptor" C. Lüscher
26.11.12 Lisa Boulanger
Department of Molecular Biology and Princeton Neuroscience Institute, Princeton University
"MHC class I regulation of NMDAR function and synaptic plasticity" A. Pouget
03.12.12 Valérie Castellani
CGphiMC University of Lyon
"A developmental program sets left-right asymmetry of phrenic motoneuron projections in the diaphragm" A. Dayer
10.12.12 Silvia Arber
FMI and Biozentrum, University of Basel
"Organization and Function of Motor Circuits" D. Jabaudon
Tuesday 18.12.13 Benjamin Suter
Department of Physiology, Northwestern University, Chicago
"Corticospinal neurons in the mouse: intrinsic properties and long-range circuitry" D. Huber

2011

Date Speaker Title Host
10.1.11 Adrian Briner
Neurosciences fondamentales, Uni Genève,
Progress report :
"Anesthesia and neuronal circuitry development: molecular and cellular mechanisms"
L. Vutskits  
17.1.11 Stéphane Oliet
Neurosciences Institut , INSERM, Bordeaux
Contribution of astrocytes to NMDA receptor functions D. Muller  
24.1.11 Jean-Claude Platel
University of Saarland School of Medicine
Department of Physiology, Homburg
Neurotransmittor signaling during adult neurogenesis: Role of glutamate receptors and the release of glutamate by SVZ atrocytes J. Kiss  
31.1.11 Richard van Wezel
University of Utrecht,
The Netherlands
Neural plasticity in visual cortex A. Holtmaat  
10.2.11 Valentina Emiliani
Laboratoire de Neurophysiologie et Nouvelles Microscopies - CNRS UMR8154, INSERM S603, Université de Paris Descartes
Two photon optogenetics by wave front shaping of ultrafast pulses A. Carleton  
28.2.11 Olivier Pertz
Institute of Biochemistry and Genetics, University of Basel
Tales about spatio-temporal signaling mechanisms to the cytoskeleton during neuronal outgrowth A. Carleton  
7.3.11 Charles Quairiaux
Neurosciences fondamentales, Uni Genève
Progress report : "Developmental and lesion-induced plasticity in large-scale networks of the rodent cerebral cortex during prenatal period" J. Kiss  
14.3.11 Filippo M. Rijli
Friedriech Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, University of Basel
Mapping the face in the somatosensory brainstem D. Jabaudon  
21.3.11 Marta Navarrete Llinàs
Instituto Cajal, CSIC, Madrid
Neuron-Astrocyte Communication D. Muller  
28.3.11 Kai Kaila
Department of Biosciences, Laboratory of Neurobiology, University of Helsinki
GABAergic transmission and spontaneous network events in the neonatal hippocampus L. Vutskits  
31.3.11 Alla Karpova
HHMI / Janelia Farm Research Campus, Ashburn, USA
Neural circuits of behavioral adaptation in variable and competitive environments A. Holtmaat  
4.4.11 Gabor Tamas
Departement of Physiology, Anatomy and Neuroscience, University of Szeged, Hungary
Local microcircuit control by functional extremes of GABAergic neurotransmission D. Muller  
11.4.11 Francisco Clasca
Autonoma University Medical School, Madrid
Thalamic input to distal apical dendrites: adult organization and development D. Jabaudon
18.4.11 Olivier Gschwend
Neurosciences fondamentales, Uni Genève
Progress report :
"Encoding odors by neuronal assemblies in the mouse olfactory bulb"
A. Carleton  
19.4.11 Alexandre Pouget
Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester, NY
Neural basis of probabilistic perceptual learning D. Muller  
26.4.11 Noam Sobel
Departement de Neurobiology Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
Predicting odor perception and neural activity from odor structure A. Carleton  
9.5.11 Gabrielle Pouchelon et
Bruno Golding

Neurosciences fondamentales, Uni Genève
Progress report : "Genetic Dissection of Cortical Input Circuit Formation" D. Jabaudon  
16.5.11 Sahana Murthy
Neurosciences fondamentales, Uni Genève, groupe A. Dayer
Progress report : "Novel insights into cortical interneuron development"    
30.5.11 Yann Cojan
Laboratory for Behavioral Neurology and Imaging of Cognition, Department of Neurology, Uni Hospital and Department of Neurosciences
Progress report : "HYPNOSIS AND THE BRAIN" P. Veuilleumier  
6.6.11 Vesna Cvetkovic-Lopes et Laurence Bayer
Neurosciences fondamentales, Uni Genève
Progress report: "Hypocretin (orexin) neurons and narcolepsy": V. Cvetkovic-Lopes; "Role of rhythmic swinging on human sleep": L. Bayer
M. Mühlethaler  
7.6.11 David House
University of Berkeley
Experience co-regulates excitation and inhibition during developmental Whisker map plasticity L. Lüscher  
20.6.11 Frédéric Gambino
Neurosciences fondamentales, Uni Genève, groupe A. Holtmaat
Progress report: "Rapid metaplasticity is associated with correlation-based surround potentiation in somatosensory cortex"  
11.7.11 Harold Cremer
IBDML - Developmental Biology Institute of Marseille Luminy, Campus de Luminy, Marseille
Molecular regulation of adult neurogenesis: From neuronal determination to synaptic integration J. Kiss
26.08.11 Marina Wolf
Department of Neuroscience, Rosalind Frankin University of Medicine and Science 
"AMPA receptor plasticity: A target for treating cocaine addiction" C. Lüscher
05.09.11 Shiva Tyagarajan
Instititute of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Zurich
"Molecular characterization of synaptic plasticity at GABAergic synapses" D. Müller
03.10.11 Alberto Pereda
Department of Neuroscience, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx New-York
"Degeneracy of synaptic potentiation at a primary auditory afferent" D. Müller
04.10.11 Tania Rinaldi Barkat
Hensch Lab, Havard University, Boston
"A critical period for auditory thalamocortical connectivity" D. Jabaudon
31.10.11 Arnaud Lalive d'Epinay Neurosciences Fondamentales, Uni Genève Progress report: "Depression of GABABR-GIRKs signaling induced by psychostimulants" C. Lüscher
21.11.11 Pico Caroni
Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Basel
"How mice learn to navigate a maze" A. Dayer

28.11.11

Christopher Pryce
Clinic for Affective Disorders and General Psychiatry, Psychiatric University Hospital Zurich

"Mouse models for depression: from helpless to helpful"

D. Jabaudon

05.12.11 Dan Feldman
Department of Molecular & Cell Biology, University of Berkeley, California
"Circuit mechanisms for plasticity in rodent somatosensory cortex" C. Lüscher
12.12.11 Christelle Baunez
Laboratoire de Neurobiologie de la Cognition, Université de Provence, Marseille
"Frontal cortex-like functions of the subthalamic nucleus" C. Lüscher
19.12.11 I rina Nikonenko
Neurosciences fondamentales, Uni Genève 
Progress report:" The role of nitric oxide signaling in spine and synapse formation" D. Muller
19.12.11 Pablo Mendez
Neurosciences fondamentales, Uni Genève
Progress report:" Direct alteration of a specific inhibirory circuit of the hippocampus by antidepressants" D. Muller

2010

Date Speaker Title Host
25.01.10 Isabel Perez-Otano
University of Navarra, Medical School, Spain
Non-conventional NMDARs shape synapse maturation CL  
08.02.10 Guy Orban
Laboratory for Neuro- and Psychophysiology,
KU Leuven Medical School
The extraction of 3D shape in the primate visual system: a tale of gardients, neurons and images PV  
15.02.10 Guillermina Lopez Bendito
Instituto de Neurosciencias, CSIC&Universitad Miguel Hernandez, Alicante
Dissecting the Mechanisms of Thalamocortical Wiring DJ  
01.03.10 Rick Dijkhuizen
Image Sciences Institute
University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
MRI of changes in functional and structural connectivity after experimental stroke AH  
08.03.10 Pierre Paoletti
Laboratoire de Neurobiologie, Ecole Normale Superièure, Paris
Control of NMDA receptor activity: from amino acids to synapses CL  
15.03.10 Ehud Ahissar
Weizman Institute of Science, Israel
Thalamocortical convergence on object location in whisking rats DJ  
25.03.10 Narly Golestani
Département des Neurosciences Cliniques, Institut de Neurosciences Cognitives
Brain structural and functional bases of language learning and expertise DM  
03.05.10 Tania Vitalis
Laboratoire de Neurobiologie, ESPCI, Paris Tech

New insights into the development and physiology of cortical neurons expressing the serotonin 3A receptor subtype (5-HT3A)

AD  
10.05.10 Sonia Garel
Department of Biology, Brain Development and Plasticity, INSERM, Paris

Building thalamo-cortical projections: roles of migrating guidepost cells

DJ  
26.05.10 Pablo Castillo
Department of Neuroscience, Albert Einstein College of Medecine, Yeshiva University, New York City

Postsynaptic determinants of transmission: lessons from the hippocampal mossy fiber synapse

CL  
31.05.10 Alexandre Pouget
Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester, New York
Probabilistic inference in neural circuits: from insects to humans PV  
31.05.10 Simon Rumpel
Research Institute of Molecular Pathology, Vienna
Function and plasticity of neuronal circuits mediating auditory cued fear learning AH  
07.06.10 Vesna Jevtovic-Todorovic
Anesthesiology and Neuroscience, University of Virginia School of Medecine
Anesthesia-induced development neuroapoptosis - mechanism and protection LV
14.06.10 Andreas Frick
Neurocentre Magendie, INSERM, Université de Bordeaux
The use of pseudotyped rabies to label the monosynaptic input map of cortical neurons CL  
28.06.10 Patricio O'Donnell Postnatal maturation of the prefrontal cortex and rodent models of shizophrenia CL  
06.09.10 Andrès E. Chàvez
Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Department of Neuroscience, Bronx, USA
T RPV1 activation by endogenous anandamide triggers postsynaptic LTD in dentate gyrus CL  
16.09.10 David C. Spray and Eliana Scemes from Dominick P. Purpura, Department of Neurosciences / Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 11.00am:
"Bidirectional neuron-glial signalling mediated by pannexins and connexins in trigeminal ganglia"

11.30am: "Pannexinl-mediated ATP release: implication for status epilepticus"
DM  
04.10.10 Klaas Enno Stephen
Laboratory for Social and Neural Systems Research, Inst. for Empirical Research in Economics, University of Zurich
Towards model-based inference on subject-specific pathophysiological mechanisms CL  
11.10.10 Cho Min
Associate Editor Nature Neuroscience, Nature Publishing Group, New York
Publishing in Nature Neuroscience CL  
18.10.10 Michael Patterson
Department of Neurobiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham
Spatiotemporal Dynamics of AMPA Receptor Trafficking in Single Spines AC
25.10.10 Aline Dubos
Neurosciences fondamentales, Uni Genève
Progress report:
The mental retardation gene PAK3 regulates spine dynamics acting on spine formation
DM  
01.11.10 Laszlo Acsady
Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest
Thalamus inhomogenized - spatio-temporal heterogeneity of thalmatic circuits DJ  
08.11.10 Vincent Pascoli
Neurosciences Fondamentales, Uni Genève
Progress report:
Cocaine, synaptic plasticity and addiction: how drugs change the reward system
CL  
24.11.10 Daniel Huber
HHMI, Janelia Farm, Ashburn, VA, USA
Learning under the microscope: A window into cortical ensemble dynamics CL  
29.11.10 Miguel Condés Lara
Instituto de Neurobiologia, Universitad Nacional Autonoma de México
Oxytocin: pain and analgesia. A homeostatic mechanism ET  
13.12.10 Juliane Britz
Neurosciences Fondamentales, Uni Genève
Progress report:
Chaos in the brain!
CM  
20.12.10 Stéphane Pagès
Neurobiologie cellulaire, Centre de recherche Université Laval Robert-Giffard (CRULRG)
New Optical approaches to monitor functional activity in neurons. from a single dendritic spine in vitro to a neural network in a moving tissue inside a breathing animal AH  

2009

Date Speaker Title Host
11.09.09

Robert Ewards
UCSF, University of California
San Francisco

The Presynaptic Regulation of Quantal Size

CL

14.09.09 Alberto Bacci
European Brain Research Institute, Rome
Self-inhibiting neurons of the neocortex

AC

 
12.10.09 Joshua Trachtenberg
Depart of Neurobiology,
University of California, Los Angeles
Regulation of cortical structure and function by the Pten tumor suppressor AH  
19.10.09 Giovann i M arsic ano
Centre de recherche INSERM, Bordeaux
Bimodal control of food intake by the endocannabinoid system AC  
23.11.09 Cécile Lebrand
DBCM Uni Lausanne
Transient Neuronal Populations Are Required to Guide Callosal Axons: A role for Semaphorin3 DJ  
14.12.09 Olivier Raineteau
Brain Research Institute, University of Zurich
Molecular control of cellular differentiation and specification in the adult CNS DJ  

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