New views on brain synapse functions: The extracellular Matrix

Tuesday October 21:

14:30-15:15 Eckart Gundelfinger (Leibniz Institute for Neurobiology, Magdeburg) “Sherrington’s legacy: What do we know? Where do we go? “

15:15-16:00 Constanze Seidenbecher (Leibniz Institute for Neurobiology, Magdeburg) “The extracellular Matrix (ECM): concepts and tools”


16:15-17:00 Brigitte Van Zundert (Centro de Investigaciones Biomédicas (CIB) Universidad Andrés Bello) “Inhibition of the reelin signaling pathway and PSD95 gene expression to regulate neuronal refinement in vitro and in vivo.”

Wednsday October 22:

9:30-10:15 Constanze Seidenbecher (Leibniz Institute for Neurobiology, Magdeburg))

10:15-11:00 Estibaliz Ampuero (Centro de Investigaciones Biomédicas (CIB) Universidad Andrés Bello) “ECM components reelin and brevican limit reactivation of dendritogenesis in mature hippocampal neurons.”


11:00-11:45 María Paz Marzolo ( Millenuim Nucleus for Regenerative Biology, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile) “Expression of reelin and ApoER2 in the peripheral nervous system and their participation in Schwann cell migration and axonal regeneration”

12:00-12:45 Rodrigo Herrera-Molina (Leibniz Institute for Neurobiology, Magdeburg) “Neuroplastin: A synaptic cell adhesion molecule with function in synaptogenesis and synaptic plasticity”

Lunch with students

14:00-14:45 Eckart Gundelfinger (Leibniz Institute for Neurobiology Magdeburg) “Pathways for synapto-nuclear communication: potential mechanisms for information storage in neurons and networks”.

14.45: General discussion.

Cartel programa: Link


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