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PDBEB Courses 2018/2019 - Neuronal circuits & behavior
April 1 - 5
Coordinator: João Peça (jmpessa@gmail.com)

Registration Deadline: March 29, 2019
Neuronal Circuits and Behavior 2019
Date: April 1-6, 2019

Location: CNC-Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal

João Peça (jpeca@cnc.uc.pt); CNC & IIIUC, University of Coimbra

João Peça CNC & IIIUC, University of Coimbra
Ana Luisa Carvalho CNC & FCTUC,, University of Coimbra
Paulo Pinheiro CNC & IIIUC, University of Coimbra
Gabriel Costa ICNAS, University of Coimbra
Paula Canas CNC & IIIUC, University of Coimbra
Ana Patrícia Simões CNC & IIIUC, University of Coimbra
Catarina Seabra CNC & IIIUC, University of Coimbra
Mohamed Edfawy CNC & IIIUC, University of Coimbra
Dominique Fernandes CNC & IIIUC, University of Coimbra
Gladys Caldeira CNC & IIIUC, University of Coimbra
 ngela Inácio, CNC & IIIUC, University of Coimbra
Beatriz Rodrigues, CNC & IIIUC, University of Coimbra
Joana Guedes CNC & IIIUC, University of Coimbra

Invited Speakers
Jorge Almeida FPCE, University of Coimbra
Rosa Paolicelli Faculty of Biology and Medicine, University of Lausanne
Manuela Ferreira Champalimaud Foundation & CNC
Ana João Rodrigues ICVS, University of Minho
Patricia Monteiro ICVS, University of Minho


April 1
9.30h - 9.45h: Structure of the course; Q&A
10:00h - 12.00h: Optogenetics and neuronal circuit manipulation – João Peça

14.30h -15.30h: Synaptic and circuit mechanisms of basal ganglia dysfunction - Patricia Monteiro

April 2
9.30h -10.45h: Neuronal circuits regulating mood and emotion: focus on the ventral hippocampus - Paula Canas
11.00h -12.15h: The amygdala: learning through emotions - Ana Patrícia Simões

14.00h -14.45h: Lab talks: Advanced models in neuropsychiatry research - Catarina Seabra
14.45h -15.30h: Lab talks: Stargazin, a new candidate for Intellectual Disability - Gladys Caldeira
15.45h - 16:30h: Lab talks: Disrupted AMPA Receptor Function upon Genetic- or Antibody-Mediated Loss of Autism-Associated CASPR2 - Dominique Fernandes
16.30h - 17.15h: Lab talks: New animal models in ASD - Mohamed Edfawy

April 3
10:30h - 17:30h: Practical sessions
(1) Electrophysiology - Whole-cell patch clamp recording from cerebellar slices and cultured hippocampal neurons - Paulo Pinheiro & Joana Guedes
(2) Electrophysiology - Analysis of electrophysiology data -  ngela Inácio & Beatriz Rodrigues

April 4
09.30h - 10.30h: Perception under ambiguity: brain oscillations that guide visual perception - Gabriel Costa
11.00h - 12.00h: Cognitive Neuroscience - What is it all about, and how do we do it? - Jorge Almeida
12:00 - 13:00h: Action at a distance on object-related ventral temporal representations - Jorge Almeida

14.30h - 15.30h: Exploring the neuronal circuits of reward and motivation - Ana João Rodrigues
15.45h - 16.45h: Synaptic dysfunction in neuropsychiatric disorders – Ana Luísa Carvalho

April 5
10.00h-11.00h: Neuronal-immune system crosstalk: a new paradigm in physiology - Manuela Ferreira
11.00h-12.00h: Microglia remodelling of cerebellar circuits - Joana Guedes

14.00h -15.00h: Seminar -Microglia-mediated synapse loss in the pathogenesis of neurodegeneration -  Rosa Paolicelli
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