The Kavli Prize Inaugural Symposium on Neuroscience 2008
Monday 8th September 12:30 - 18:00 Gamle festsal (Old Festival Hall), University of Oslo. The Kavli Prize Inaugural Symposium on Neuroscience.
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 14:00: Eric Gouaux
Oregon Health & Science University, US
"Structure and mechanism of neurotransmitter receptors and transporters"
14:00 - 14:30: Carla J. Shatz
Stanford University School of Medicine, US
"Tuning up the brain: immune genes, brain waves and critical periods"
14:30 - 15:00: Coffee and refreshments
15:00 - 15:30: Eve Marder
Brandeis University, US
"Homeostasis, variability, and compensation in neurons and networks"
15:30 - 16:00: Fred Gage
Salk Institute for Biological Studies, US
"Regulation and function of neurogenesis in the adult mammalian brain"
16:00 - 16:30: Coffee and refreshments
16:30 - 17:00: Tim Bliss
University College London, UK
"The future of the past: new approaches to exploring the role of the hippocampus in memory"
17:00 - 17: 30: Peter Seeburg
Max-Planck-Institute for Medical Research, Germany
"Mice with altered glutamate receptor channels: synaptic plasticity, place fields and spatial learning"
17:30 - 18:00: Susumu Tonegawa
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US
"Hippocampal circuits and episodic learning and memory"