Monday 31 October 2016 until Wednesday 2 November 2016

Hindsgavl Castle, Middelfart, Denmark

'Synapses and Memory'


Prize Winners
Timothy Bliss, The Francis Crick Institute, United Kingdom
Graham Collingridge, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
Richard Morris, The University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Invited keynote speakers
Haruhiko Bito, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Eleanor Maguire, University College London, United Kingdom
Paul Frankland, University of Toronto, Canada
Nigel Emptage, Oxford University, United Kingdom
Mark Bear, MIT, USA

Invited special lecture
Todd Sacktor, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, New York, USA

'New Talent Talk'
Sadegh Nabavi, Dandrite, Aarhus University, Denmark

CERTIFICATION The meeting is certified by the University of Copenhagen, Aarhus University and the University of Southern Denmark as an external Ph.D. course worth 1 (one) ECTS point.

Jean-François Perrier, University of Copenhagen, Martin Røssel Larsen, University of Southern Denmark, Morten Skovgaard Jensen, Aarhus University, Anders Nykjær, Danish Society of Neuroscience and Aarhus University and Jan Egebjerg, H.Lundbeck A/S.

ORGANIZERS Lundbeckfonden in collaboration with University of Copenhagen, University of Southern Denmark, Aarhus University and Danish Society for Neuroscience.

SPONSOR Lundbeckfonden is the sole sponsor of this meeting.

AUDIENCE AND LANGUAGE The meeting is open to participants from Denmark and abroad. The meeting is open to junior and senior scientists in the field of basic as well as clinical brain research. The number of participants is limited to 120. The language is English.

ABSTRACTS Participants are invited and encouraged to submit one or more abstracts. Abstracts dealing with topics outside of the main theme of the meeting are also welcome. All submitted abstracts will be presented as either oral presentation or poster presentation.

Submit abstracts in pdf format max 350 words to info@thebrainprize.org att. Janne Axelsen.

Poster size: A0 = 1189 (H) x 841 (W) mm.

Deadline for abstracts: 010October 2016.

JUNIOR BRAIN PRIZE A prize of 2.500 Euros will be awarded for the best presentation.

SCIENCE DATING Approx. 10 parallel sessions. In each session, eight participants will have a series of 10 minute's 'one on one conversations'.

REGISTRATION Online on a first come first serve basis - priority will be given to participants submitting an abstract.

Deadline for registration: 10 October 2016.

You will receive an e-mail invoice from Lundbeckfonden. Your registration is complete and will be confirmed once your payment is received. Please note that the registration fee is non-refundable.

Registration is free of charge for the first 10 undergraduates, for the following undergraduates the registration fee is DKK 1000,-.

Registration fee is DKK 1000,- for the first 30 PhD Students, for the following PhD Students the registration fee is DKK 2500,-.

Registration fee for all other participants is DKK 2500,-.

The fee includes all meals and lodging.

Once annually Lundbeckfonden awards The Brain Prize - a € 1 mio. personal prize. The prize is awarded as an important part of the aim of the Foundation: 'to boost interest in brain research and its results, to stimulate and reward outstanding brain research and to stimulate Danish research through an expanded interplay with other European brain research, and thus to improve the scientific basis for progress in the prevention, diagnostics and treatment of diseases and disorders of the brain and nervous system'.

For further information, please contact Janne Axelsen: info@thebrainprize.org


Monday 31. October 2016

  • 09.00 – 10.00 Arrival at Hindsgavl Castle

Session 1 – Chaired by Jan Egeberg

  • 10.00 – 10.05 Opening remarks by Managing Director Kim Krogsgaard
  • 10.05 – 10.50 Keynote Lecture by Timothy Bliss: "Taking a long view of LTP"
  • 10.50 – 11.35 Keynote lecture by Graham Collingridge: "Expressing LTP"                   
  • 11.35 – 12.20 Keynote Lecture by Richard Morris: "The synaptic plasticity and memory hypothesis"
  • 12.20 – 13.15 Lunch

Session 2 – Session 2 - Chaired by Morten Skovgaard Jensen

  • 13.15 – 14.00 Invited Keynote lecture I by Eleanor Maguire: "Making, tracing and shaping memories: a view from the systems level"
  • 14.00 – 14.15 Abstract No 1: "2B or not 2B; that is the question"
  • 14.15 – 14.30 Abstract No 9: "Secreted amyloid precursor protein α stimulation of human neurons reveals new insight into synaptic plasticity-related molecular responses by an integrated omics approach"
  • 14.30 – 14.45 Abstract No 13: "Hippocampal theta input to the amygdala shapes feedforward inhibition to gate heterosynaptic plasticity"
  • 14.45 – 15.15 Break

Session 3 – Chaired by Anders Nykjær

  • 15.15 – 16.00 Round table 'all prize winners'

Session 4 – Flash Poster Presentation chaired by Martin Røssel Larsen

  • 16.00 – 17.00 Flash presentation of posters, 4 min each
  • 17.00 – 17.30 Break

Session 5 – Poster viewing

  • 17.30 – 19.00 Poster viewing and refreshments
  • 19.30 Dinner

Tuesday 1 November 2016

Session 6 – Session 6 Chaired by Jean-François Perrier

  • 09.00 – 09.45 Invited keynote II by Haruhiko Bito: "Arc-haeology of memory traces"
  • 09.45 – 10.00 Abstract No 15: "Different long-term depression mechanisms in two and three weeks old mice"
  • 10.00 – 10.15 Abstract No 18: "SorCS1 is required for presynaptic long-term potentiation in hippocampal CA3"
  • 10.15 – 10.30 Abstract No 19: "Proteomics and phosphoproteomic changes of the post-synaptic density during inhibitory avoidance learning"
  • 10.30 – 10.45 Coffee break

Session 7 – Chaired by Richard Morris

  • 10.45 – 11.30 Invited keynote lecture no III by Paul Frankland: "Forming and forgetting memories"
  • 11.30 – 11.45 Abstract No 23: "Attenuated long-term potentiating changes in the FmR1 KO mouse model of Fragile X syndrome"
  • 11.45 – 12:00 Abstract No 27: "The sorting receptor SorCS3 is an age-dependent regulator of glutamate receptor function in the hippocampus"
  • 12.00 – 13.00 Lunch

Session 8 – Chaired by Tim Bliss

  • 13.00 – 13.45 Invited keynote lecture no IV by Mark Bear: "To see or not to see"
  • 13.45 – 14.00 Abstract No 30: "A Novel AAV-based System for Identifying and Manipulating Neuronal Ensembles Across Brain Regions and Species"
  • 14.00 – 14.30 'New Talent Talk' by Sadegh Nabavi
  • 14.30 – 15.00 Coffee break

Session 9 – Chaired by Graham Collingridge

  • 15.00 – 15.45 Invited keynote lecture no V by Nigel Emptage: "Activity-dependent exocytosis of lysosomes regulates structural plasticity of dendritic spines"
  • 15.45 – 16.30 Special Lecture by Todd Sacktor: "PKMζ, LTP and Memory"

Session 10 – Flash Poster Presentation - chaired by Martin Røssel Larsen

  • 16.30 – 17.30 Flash presentation of posters, 4 min each

Session 11 – Poster viewing

  • 17.30 – 19.00 Poster viewing and refreshments
  • 19.30 –           Gala dinner

Wednesday 2 November 2016

  • 09.00 – 10.00 Departure Hindsgavl Castle
Scherfigsvej 7
2100 Copenhagen Ø
Tel. +45 39 12 80 00
CVR-nr. 11 81 49 13
Nils Axelsen Ralf Hemmingsen Lauritz Holm-Nielsen Ralf Hemmingsen Jens Oddershede Jens Frederik Rehfeld Anders Bjørklund