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 SFB-F44 Seminars

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Ronald Melki, Institut Francois Jacob (MIRCen), CEA and Laboratory of Neurodegenerative Diseases, CNRS, Fontenay-Aux-Roses, France: "Prion-like propagation of alpha-synuclein assemblies in distinct synucleinopathies, similarities with Tau in tauopathies", May 21st 2019

Addi Nii, Yale School of Medicine, Psychiatry, Yale University, USA: "Dopaminergic and cholinergic regulation of motivated behavior: Insight into the neurobiological bases of substance abuse and mood disorders", April 16th 2019

Markus Fendt, Pharmacology & Toxicology, University of Magdeburg, Germany: "Time dependent valence reversal in Event learning: Behavioral and neural characterization", April 12st 2019

Christopher Pryce, Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, University of Zurich, Switzerland: "Mouse models for stress effects on reward and aversion and their treatment", April 5th 2019




Wolfgang EnardAnthropology and Human Genomics, Department of Biology, LMU Munich, Germany: "A molecular perspective on speech and language evolution"; Tuesday, December 11th 2018 

Peter Kloppenburg, Institute for Zoology, Cologne Biocenter, University of Cologne, Germany: "Sustained metabolic modulation of energy homeostasis regulation hypothalamic POMC neurons", Friday, December 07th 2018

Tim Fieblinger, Neuroscience, Univeristy of Lund, Sweden: "Striatal SPNs in Parkinson's Disease and L-DOPA induced dyskinesia: Dendrites make the difference", Friday November 11th 2018

Elly Nedivi, Dep. of Brain & Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge USA: "Visualizing synapse assembly/dissembly in vivo"; Tuesday, October 16th 2018

Anthony Grace, Brain Institute, Department of Neuroscience, University of Pittsburgh, USA"Peripubertal Stress and Hippocampal Damage as Risk Factors in the Pathophysiology of Schizophrenia: Implications for Treatment & Prevention", Tuesday, October 9th 2018

Raul Andero GaliNeuroscience Psychobiology and Methodology of Health Sciences, University of Barcelona, Spain: "Sex differences in fear and anxiety"; Friday, June 29th 2018

Bart P.F. Rutten, Psychiatry and Neuropsychology & School for Mental Health and Neuroscience, Maastricht University Medical Center, NL: "The insinde out of the outside within: gene-Environment interplay and environmental epigenetics in mental disorders", Wednesday, June 27th 2018

Chad GrabnerSynaptic Nanophysiology, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, University Medical Center Göttingen, Germany: "Factors shaping release from mammalian photoreceptors"; Friday June 8th 2018

Jochen RoeperNeurophysiology, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany: "Calcium channels in burst control of dopamine neurons"; Tuesday June 5th 2018

Sharam Akbarian, Laboratory of Epigenetic Regulation of the Human Brain, Mount Sinai Conte Center on Epigenetic Mechanisms of Depression, New York, USA: "Chromosomal connetomes and 3D Genome Regulation in developing and adult human and mouse brain"; Tuesday April 24th 2018

Andrew Harkin, Trinity College Dublin, School of Pharmacy, Ireland: "Neuroinflammation in psychiatric disorders"; Friday April  20th 2018

Markus Heilig, Neuropsychiatry Center for Social and Affective Neuroscience, Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Linköping University, Sweden: "The Amygdala andAlcohol Addiction: From Stress to Choice"; Friday March  23rd 2018

Ann Van Eeckhaut, Vakgroep Pharmaceutical Sciences (FARM), Laboratory Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Drug Analysis and Drug Information (FASC), C4N, VUB Brussels, Belgium: "Analytical challenges for quantifiying low Levels of neurotransmitters and neuropeptides in small volume biological samples"; Friday January 26nd 2018

Sandra Siegert, Neuroimmunology IST Austria, Klosterneuburg: "Microglia-Neuron interaction during retinal development and degeneration"; Friday February 2nd 2018


Cheng-Chang Lien, Neuroscience, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei City, Taiwan: "Deconstructing psychophysiology of chronic pain"; Thursday December 21st 2017

Markus Missler, Anatomy and Molecular Neurobiology, University of Münster, Germany: "Dynamic Regulation of synaptic calcium channels by neurexins, cell adhesion molecules associated with autism and schizophrenia"; Tuesday November 28th 2017

Stephanie Schorge, UCL Institute of Neurology, London, GB: "Brain Hacking with Viruses: developing gene therapy for epilepsy", Friday, November 24th 2017

Wolfgang EnardAnthropology and Human Genomics, Department of Biology, LMU Munich, Germany: "Comparative Analysis of Single-Cell RNA Sequencing Methods"; Tuesday, November 11th 2017

Stefan Reber, Molekulare Psychosomatic, University of Ulm, Germany: "Mechanisms underlying individual differences in stress vulnerability and possible strategies to increase stress resistance: lessons from an animal model of PTSD"; Friday, November 3rd 2017

Andrzej Friedman, Neurology, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland: "Iron in typical and atypical parkinsonism"; Tuesday, October 24th 2017

Andreas Lieb, Department of Physiology, UCL London, GB: "Closed-loop Gene Therapy for refractory Epilepsy"; Friday, October 20th 2017

Joshua Singer, Department of Biology, University of Maryland, USA: "From synapse to circuit: analysis of retinal networks for night vision"; Friday, May 19th 2017

Stefan Hofmann, Psychotherapy and Emotion Research Lab, Boston University, USA: "Pharmacological Enhancement of Exposure Therapy"; Tuesday, May 16th 2017

Tuk Soong Wah, Department of Physiology, NUS, Singapore: "Splicing and editing to expand tissue-selective function of L-type calcium channels"; Friday, May 12th 2017

David Henshall, RCSI Physiology & Medical Physics Dep. Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin, Ireland: "MicoRNA targeting for the Treatment of epilepsy: the journey to preclinical development"; Tuesday, May 9th 2017

Stephanie Schorge canceled, UCL Institute of Neurology, London, GB: "Brain Hacking with Viruses: developing gene therapy for epilepsy", Friday, May 5th 2017

Sandrine Parrot canceled, Neuroscience Research Center, University of Lyon, France: “Current tools to monitor Neurotransmitter release in animal brain”, Thursday, May 4th 2017

Margot Ernst, Center for Brain Research, MU Vienna, Austria: "Structure of allosteric modualtory sites in GABA-A receptor subtypes"; Friday, April 28th 2017

Martin Waltercanceled, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Tübingen, Germany:"Correlates of treatment-induced neuroplasticity in depression - Insights from multi modal MRI studies in humans"; Friday, April 7th 2017

Patrik Rorsman, Endocrinology & Metabilism, Oxford Center for Diabetes, University of Oxford, UK: "Diabetes - a ménage à trois of pancreatic hormone secretion defects?"; Tuesday, April 7th 2017

Stefan Remy, German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE), Bonn, Germany: "Subcortical control of hippocampo-entorhinal function"; Tuesday, April 4th 2017

Christina Zeitz, Institut de la Vision Laboratoire de Physiophatologie Cellulaire et Moléculaire de La Tétine-INSERM Université Peirre et Marie Curie, Paris, France: "Congenital stationary night blindness- from gene defect identification, functional analysis to therapeutic approaches"; Friday, February 3rd 2017

Ole Kiehn, Department of Neuroscience, Karolinska Institut, Stockholm, Sweden: "Deciphering the functional organization of neuronal circuits Controlling locomotion"; Tuesday, January 31th 2017

Huibert Mansvelder, Center for Neurogenomics and Cognitive Research, Amsterdam, NL: "Cholinergic control of prefrontal cortex circuitries underlying attention behaviour"; Tuesday, January 24th 2017



Harald Sitte, Physiology and Pharmacology, MU Vienna, Austria "Neurotransmitter Transporters: recent insight into their structure, Regulation and pharmcology"; Friday, December 16th 2016

Dirk Trauner, Department for Chemisty and Biochemistry, Ludwig Maximilians-University Munich, Germany, CMBI Seminar:"The joy of synthesizing Racemic Natural Products"; Monday, December 5th 2016

5th Annual Meeting, Grillhof, Vill, Austria: Friday, November 29th-30th 2016

SFB Brain Day: Interdisciplinary Student Workshop"New Methods to investigate Neuropsychiatric Diseases"; Friday, November 18th 2016

Elizabeth Tunbridge, Department Psychiatry, University of Oxford, UK: "Voltage gated calcium channels in psychiatric illness"; Tuesday, November 15th 2016

Ludger Tebarz van Elst, Department of Psychiatry & Psychotherapy, University of Freiburg, Germany: "Visual and retinal contrast gain as a marker of systemic dopaminergic activity"; Tuesday, October 18th 2016


  • Vladana Vukojevic, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden, SNI Seminar: "Dynamic lateral organization of Opioid receptors at the nanoscale level", Tuesday October 11th 2016
  • John Wood, The Wolfson Institute of Biomedical Research, The Cruciform Building, University College London, United Kingdom: "New Insights into Pain Mechanism"; Tuesday, October 11th 2016

Andrew Marks, Physiology and Cellular Biophysics, Columbia University, NY, USA: "Structure, function and therapeutic targeting of the ryanodine receptor calcium release channel”; Thursday, June 30th 2016

Philippe Lory, Institut de Génomique Fonctionnelle, Montpellier, France: "Regulation of t-type calcium channels: Phosphorylation and beyond"; Friday, June 24th 2016

Alexander McDonald, Physiology and Neuroscience, Columbia, SC, USA: "Cholinergic Muscarinic Modulation of the Amygdala: Receptors, Synapses and Circuits"; Tuesday June 21st 2016

Christian Wahl-Schott, Department of Pharmacy, Center for Drug Research, LMU Munich, Germany: "Lysosomal cation Channels: from genes to drug targets"; Friday, June 17th 2016

Maarten Kamermans, Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Amsterdam: "Outer Retinal Synaptic Interactions - Unexpected Mechanisms and Unexpected Consequences”; Friday, June 10th 2016

Rudi Vennekens, Laboratory of Ion Channel Reserach, KU Leuven, Netherlands: "Modulation of TRPM5 channel activity reveals its potential as a target for anti-diabetic medication”; Friday, June 3rd 2016

Mark Schnitzer, James H. Clark Center for Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, Stanford University, USA: "A minimally invasive in-vivo imaging technique to visualise the activity of cells in deep brain areas”;  Friday, May 20th 2016

Dora. D. Reglödi, Department of Anatomy, University of Pécs, Hungary: "Role of neuropeptide PACAP in neuronal functions and neuroprotection: Implications in Parkinson's disease"; Thursday, May 19th 2016

Frank Edenhofer, Institute of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Würzburg, Germany: "Between cancer and Regeneration: Hopes and risks of stem cell biology in the post-iPS era"; Monday, May 2nd 2016

Ute Scholl, Nephrology, UKD, Düsseldorf, Germany: "Ion channel mutations in primary aldosteronism"; Friday, March 11th, 2016




Gal Bitan, UCLA Department of Neurology, Los Angeles, USA: "Novel small molecules that block protein aggregation are promising drug candidates for neurodegenerative diseases"; Tuesday, January 26th2015

Andreas Lüthi, Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Baskle, Switzerland: "Neuronal circuits for defensive behaviour”; Tuesday, January12th2016

Alon Chen, MPI for Psychiatry, Munich, Germany: "The role of microRNAs in regulating the central stress response and stress-related psychiatric disorders"; Tuesday, December 15th2015

Gerhard Rammes, Anästhesiologie, TU München, Germany: "Effects of the gaseous anasethetic xenon: neuronal circuits, long-term potentiation and b-amyloid"; Friday, December 4th 2015

George Baillie, , Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow, UK: "Disruption of cyclic AMP signalling complexes to promote cardio-protection"; Monday, November 23th 2015

James Surmeier, Dep. of Physiology Feinberg School of Medicine, NW University Chicago, USA: “Calcium, Mitochondrial Stress and Parkinson’s Disease”; Tuesday, November 17th 2015

4thAnnual Meeting, Bildungshaus Kloster Neustift, Brixen, Italy: November 9th-10th, 2015

Ruth Musgrove, DZNE, Bonn, Germany: “Models and mechanisms of protein aggregation and spreading in Parkinson’s disease”, Friday; November 6th 2015

Antonios Dougalis, Moleculare Neurophysiology, University of Ulm, Germany: "Brainstem Dopamine neurons: "Activity transitions across sleep-wake cycles"; Friday, October 16th 2015

Norbert Weiss,  Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, Prague, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic: "Trafficking of T-type calcium channels in health and disease"; Monday, October 9th 2015

Irit Akirav Department of Psychology at the University of Haifa: "Cannabinoids prevent the effects of an emotional trauma on extinction and plasticity"; Wednesday, August 19th 2015

Tobias M.Böckers, Anatomy and Cellbiology, Ulm University, Germany: "Synaptic proteins linked to autism spectrum disorders, ASDs"; Tuesday, June 16th 2015

Raffael Kalisch, Focus Program Translational Neuroscience, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, "Feeling sage with dopamine - new ways to improve fear extinction"; Friday, May 29th 2015

Assunta Senatore, Institut für Neuropathologie Universitätsspital Zürich, Schweiz ,"Neurotoxicity in
prion diseases: mechanisms and strategies for therapy"
; Tuesday, May 26th 2015

Anjali, Rajadhyaksha, Weill Cornell Medical College Neuroscience in Pediatrics, „L-type calcium channels
in anxiety disorders and drug-taking behaviors“
; Tuesday, May 12th 2015

Gilberto Fisone, Karolinska Institutet Stockholm, Sweden, „Motor and non-motor dysfunctions in Parkinson's disease: Modeling and mechanism“; Tuesday, May 5th 2015

Jürgen Brosius, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany, "RNA gene deletions
in mice: behavioural changes and models for neurodevelopmental disease"
; Tuesday, April 28th 2015

Markus Wöhr, Philipps University Marburg, Germany, Animal models for autism spectrum disorders"; Wednesday, April 22th 2015

Silvia de Rubeis, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Department of Psychiatry, New
"Unraveling the genetics of autism spectrum disorder"Tueday, Aril 21th 2015

Valentina Di Biase, Insitute of Biophysics, Medical University Graz, "Surface traffic of phopshorylated CaV1.2 calcium channels in cultured hippocampal neurons"; Friday, March 20th 2015

Lubica Lacinova, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia:"Low-voltage-activated calcium channels: why do they open so easily"; Friday, Janary 30th2015

Johannes Gräff, Brain Mind Institute, Lausanne, Swizzerland: "Histone acetylation: Memory aids on the chromatin"; Tueday January 20th 2015



Cyril Herry, INSERM, Universite de Bordeaux, France: "Neuronal circuits of associative learning"; Friday, December 5th 2014

Steffen Hage, Werner-Reichardt Centre for Integrative Neuroscience, Tübingen University, Germany:"Neurobiology of vocal behavior in mammals""; Friday, November 28th 2014

Tobias M.Böckers, Anatomy and Cellbiology, Ulm University, Germany: "Synaptic proteins linked to autism spectrum disorders, ASDs"; Tueday, November 25th 2014 - cancelled

Angela Cenci Nilsson, Basal Ganglia Pathophysiology Laboratory. Lund University, Sweden: "Levodopa-induced dyskinesias - animal models and cell signaling"; Tuesday November 28th, 2014

Neurogenese-Workshop for young neuroscientists, June 23th-26th, 2014 - Institut für Molekulare Regnerative Medizin, Paracelsus Universität Salzburg, Austria

Erik RenströmDepartment of Clinical Sciences Malmö Islet Patophysiology, Lund University, Sweden: "Acute and long-term actions of Cav calcium channels in pancreatic islet cells and the risk of diabetes"; Friday, June 6th, 2014

Kerry ResslerYerkes Research Center, Emory University, Atlanta, USA: "Translational approaches to understanding Fear:  From Pavlov to PTSD"; Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

Neuroscience Day 2014, CCB, Innsbruck, Austria: Thursday April 24th, 2014

Tobias Moser, Neuroscience InnerEarLab, University Medical Center Göttingen, Germany: "Hair cells vary the number and gatin properties of calcium channel among their synapses to decompose auditory information"; Monday, April 7th, 2014

3rd Annual Meeting, MZA lecture hall, Innsbruck, Austria: Friday, March 21st, 2014

Utz Fischer, Department of Biochemistry, Biocenter Würzburg University, Germany: "RNA metabolism and neuronal diseases"; Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

Kai Schönig, Central Institute of Mental Health, Department of Molocular Biology, Heidelberg University, Germany: "Engineering the rat genome using site specific nucleases"; Friday, January 31st, 2014

Kullmann Dimitri, Institute of Neuroscience, UCL, London GB: "Presenaptic calcium channels at glutamatergic synapsis"; Friday, March 14th, 2014

Helmut Kettenmann, Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine, Neurosciences, Berlin, Germany: "Properties of microglial cells"; Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

Patrik Rorsman, Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology & Metabolism, UK: "Glucagon secretion, ATP-regulated potassium channels and diabetes"; Friday, January 24th, 2014

Stephanie Polta, Max-Planck-Institute for Psychiatry, Munich, Germany: "“Fear and Sleep. Relationship status: it’s complicated. Amygdala likes this."; Friday, January 17th, 2014

Marcelo Wood, Neurobiology, University of California, Irvine, USA: “Nucleosom remodeling: A missing link in our understanding of the epigenetic mechanisms underlying memory formation and intellectual disability disorders"; Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

Anita Lüthi, Département des neurosciences fondamentales, Université de Lausanne, CH: "Sleep spindles - where they come from, what they do"; Tuesday, January 7th, 2014


9th Meeting of Doctoral Students, CCB, Innsbruck, Austria: Friday, November 22th, 2013

Matthias Kreuzer, Department of Anesthesiology, Klinikum rechts der Isar, TU Munich, Germany: "Evaluation of anesthetic-induced effects on electrophysiological activity in cortical and subcortical neuronalnetworks"; Friday, November 22th, 2013

Lars OlsonDepartment of Neuroscience, Karolinska Institut, Stockholm Sweden: "On the formation of lasting memories. Role of the Nogo signaling system"; Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

Geoffrey Pitt, Institute for Brain Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, USA: "Ion channelopathies via dysregulated auxiliary subunit interactions"; Monday, October 28th, 2013

5th Life Science Meeting, CCB, Innsbruck, Austria: September 25th-27th, 2013

  • Susan S. Taylor, University of California San Diego, USA: "PKA: Dynamic Assembly of Macromolecular Signaling Complexes"; Thursday September 26th, 2013
  • Workshop Women in Science: Pursuing a career in academic sciences, Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Eckhard Friauf, Department of Animal Physiologie, Faculty of Biology, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany: "Role of voltage-gated calcium channels in neuronal development and synaptic refinement"; Friday, June 28th, 2013

Jutta Engel, Biophysics, Saarland University Faculty of Medicine, Homburg, Germany: "The Ca2+ channel subunits a2d-2 and a2d-3 are essential for the peripheral auditory system and normal hearing in mice"; Friday, June 21th, 2013

Hilmar Bading, Interdisciplinary Center for Neurosciences, University of Heidelberg, Germany: "Nuclear Calcium: signal integrator in synapse-to-nucleus communication and regulator of neuroadaptations"; Tuesday, June 11th, 2013


SFB-symposium @ the 15th International Neuroscience Winter Conference, Sölden, Austria:

2nd Annual Meeting , Sölden, Austria: Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

Neuroscience Day 2013, CCB, Innsbruck, Austria: Friday April 5th 2013

  • Hans Lassmann, Center for Brain Research, MUI Vienna, Austria:"Mechanismus of immune-mediated tissue injury in the central nervous system"
  • Benedikt Grothe, Neurobiology, LMU Munich, Germany: "Of bats and man - the evolution and principles of spatial hearing"

Elisabeth Binder, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University, USA: "Studying the first genomic response to stress - insights into the pathophysiology of depression and anxietey"; Friday, March 22th, 2013

Michael K. Ahlijanian, Bristol Myers Squibb, USA: "Recent Clinical Trials in Alzheimer's Disease: Implications for Research and Future Therapy"; Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

Zoltan Nusser, Institute of Experimental Medicine Budapest, Hungary: "Quantitative molecular differences in presynaptic active zones"; Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

Katharina Domschke, Department of Psychiatry, University of Wuerzburg, Germany: "Neuropeptide S - Translational Evidence for a Role in Anxiety?"; Friday, January 18th, 2013


Christian Seiser, Department of Medical Biochemistry, Medical University of Vienna, Austria: Friday, December 14th, 2012

Alexandra Koschak, Center for Physiology and Pharmacology, Medical University Vienna, Austria: "Cav1.4 channels at work in the mouse retina"; Friday, December 7th, 2012

Ryuichi Shigemoto, Division of Cerebral Structure National Institute for Physiological Sciences Myodaiji, Okazaki, Japan and IST-Austria: "High resolution quantitative localization of voltage-dependent calcium channels in the brain by immunogold electron microscopy"; Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

Niels Decher, Phillips-University Marburg, Germany: "A novel blocking mechanism for ion channels: side pockets determine the molecular basis for specificity"; Friday, November 23th, 2012

Rupert Lanzenberger, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Medical University of Vienna, Austria: "Functional and molecular imaging in anxiety disorders"; Friday, November 9th, 2012

Rudolf Wiesner, Institute of Vegetative Physiology, Medical Faculty, University of Cologne, Germany: "Dopamine metabolism drives deletions of mitochondrial DNA, probably leading to dopaminergic neuron death during aging and Parkinsons disease"; Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

Maurizio PopuliDepartment of Pharmacological and Biomolecular Sciences, Milano, Italy: "Epigenetics of transgenic mice with human BDNF Val66Met polymorphism"; Friday, October 5th, 2012

Minisymposium on "Synaptic Comminication in Hippocampal Microcircuits:

  • Peter JonasInstitute of Science and Technology, Klosterneuburg, Austria: "Fast-spiking GABAergic interneurons: the tale of the polar neuron"
  • Martin Korte, TU Braunschweig, Germany: "The adaptive brain in action: from functional to structural synaptic plasticity and the role of neurotrophins"; Tuesday, June 3rd, 2012

John Hardy, UCL Institute of Neurology, Reta Lila Weston Institute London, England: "Genetics in AD/PD research: frontiers of the 21st century"; Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

Julia Schiemann, University of Frankfurt, Germany: "A novel exciting function of KATP channels in dopamine midbrain neurons for exploratory behaviour and for Parkinson's disease"; Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

Symposium from Molecules to Life - CCB Inauguration Symposium:

  • Dominique Lecourt, Université Paris VII, France: "The language of cells"
  • Gottfried Schatz, University of Basel, Switzerland: "Why we are not the slaves of our genes"
  • Kurt Wüthrich, ETH Zürich & Scripps Res. Inst. , Switzerland: "Exploring the protein universe with methods of physical chemistry"
  • Frances M. Ashcroft, University of Oxford, England: "ATP-sensitive potassium channels, neonatal diabetes and neurological complications: from molecule to disease"
  • Thomas A. Steitz, Yale University, USA: "Crick's central dogma from replication, transcription to translations"
  • Patricia Salinas, University College London, England: "The birth and death of the synapse: a role for WNT signaling"; Friday June 1st, 2012

European Calcium Channel Conference, ECCC 2012, Alpbach, Austria: May 16-19th, 2012 - Sympisia and workshops - Voltage-gated  Ca2+ channels TRP, TPC and other exciting channels; Workshops: Photoactivable probes; cell and gene therapy; women in science

Joseph Claßen, University of Leipzig, Germany: "Voltage-gated calcium channels in human models of synaptic neuroplasticity"; Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

Neuroscience Day 2012, Vill, Austria:

First Annual Meeting, Vill, Austria; Thursday, April 19th, 2012


Innsbruck Neuroscience Colloquium "Cell signaling in chronic CNS disorders" - Inauguration of SFB-F44:

  • Werner Poewe, Innsbruck Medical University, Austria: "Treatment Unmet medical needs in neurology"
  • Birgit Liss, Ulm University, Germany: "Functional role of ion channels for dopamineneurons in health and Parkinsons disease"
  • Frank Kirchoff, University of Saarland, Homburg, Germany: "Glial responses and differentiation in acute injuries of the CNS"
  • Stefan HerlitzeBochum University, Germany: "Role of calcium channels in absence epilepsy, dyskinesia and ataxia" and
  • Vania Broccoli, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy: "Generation of functional dopaminergic neurons from mouse and human fibroblasts"; Friday, November 25th, 2011

Michael K. Ahlijanian, Bristol Myers Squibb, USA: "Novel therapies targeting tau pathology"; Monday, November 7th, 2011

SFB-F44 Neuroscience Colloquium "Anxiety and depression: from fish to human therapy":

Paul Dietl, University Ulm, Germany: "Exocytotic fusion-activated Ca2+ and Na+ entry: New roles for extracellular ATP"; Friday, October 21st, 2011

Anjali Rajadhyaksha, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, USA: “Emerging role of Cav1.2 and Cav1.3 Ca2+ channels in neuropsychiatric disorders” ; Monday, June 20th, 2011

Andrew Holmes, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute of Health, Rockville, USA: “Molecular Machinery of Decision Making”; Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

Carsten Wotjak, Max-Planck-Institute of Psychiatry Munich, Germany: “Traces of a Trauma – Lessons from a Mouse Model of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder”; Friday, May 20th, 2011

Christian Schubert, University Clinic for Medical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Medical University Innsbruck, Austria: “Psychoneuroimmunology – from Psychological Factors to Immune System and Back”; Friday, May 6th, 2011

Mark Millan, Institute of Recherches Servier, France: “Agomelatine from the Cell to the Clinic”;  Monday, April 4th, 2011