ION-KOKI Joint Symposium

Institute of Experimental Medicine hosted the members of Institute of Neuroscience, Chinese Academy of Sciences in the framework of ION-KOKI Joint Symposium, held on 9-10 April 2019. Our group members have a great professional relationship with Yang Yang, assistant professor in the Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Purdue University College of Pharmacy. We were happy…

Visit and talk of Csaba Földy

Dr. Csaba Földy, assistant professor of Laboratory of Neural Connectivity (University of Zürich, Brain Research Institute) visited our lab and gave a talk in the IEM HAS, entitled ‘Cell Adhesion Molecules at the Intersection of Cell Type Identity and Circuit Connectivity:From Neurexin Isoforms to OLM Identity‘. Summary: Cell adhesion molecules (CAMs) play critical roles in…

Marcus Stephenson-Jones’ visit and talk

Marcus Stephenson-Jones, Group Leader of Principal Components of Goal-Directed Behaviour (Sainsbury Wellcome Centre for Neural Circuits and Bahevaiour) accepted our invitation to visit the IEM HAS and he gave a talk entitled ‘Genetically distinct ventral pallidal neurons encode the motivation for approach and avoidance’. Summary: A prominent trait of animals is their ability to predict reward…

FENS Regional Meeting, Pecs

We were active at the FENS Regional Meeting at Pecs, Hungary – participating in multiple events. Balazs was moderating a career forum at the satellite PhD conference HuNDoC Tomi gave a talk at HuNDoC titled Bursting cholinergic neurons of the basal forebrain show synchronous activity in an auditory detection task Kati had a mini-poster at…

Talks of Jolien Pas and Gerwin Dijk

Dear Colleagues, I am excited to advertise the talks of Jolien Pas and Gerwin Dijk from Department of Bioelectronics, Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Saint-Etienne, France. They will talk about the (probably near) future of electrophysiology, which still sounds a bit like science fiction – organic based electrodes and biodegradable guiding elements. The talks…