IZN Retreat – Kloster Schöntal July 1-2, 2018

"The Gut-Brain Axis in Health and Disease"

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Sunday, July 1

Welcome Reception 10:00
Session 1
10:30 Hilmar Bading
Managing Director IZN Heidelberg
Welcome Address
10:45 Michael Schemann
Human Biology, TUM, Germany
"Enteric nervous system structure and function"
11:30 Vassilis Pachnis
The Francis Crick Institute, London, UK
"Enteric nervous system development"
Lunch 12:15
Free time   Walk’n’talk
13.15 Canoeing
14:30 Guided tour through the monastery
Dinner 18:00
Session 2
19:30 Emeran Mayer
G. Oppenheimer Center for Neurobiology of Stress & Resilience, UCLA, Los Angeles, USA
"Gut microbes and the brain: a paradigm shift in Neuroscience"
  20:30 Posters and Drinks Rooms 203 + 204

Monday, July 2

Breakfast 08:00
Session 3
09:00 Beate Niesler
Human Genetics, Heidelberg, Germany
"Resolving the enigma of genetics in irritable bowel syndrome – a gut-brain disorder"
09:45 Lukas van Oudenhove
TARGID, Leuven, Belgium
"Brain imaging in Functional GI Disorders and correlation to functional traits"
Coffee 10:30
Session 4
10:50 Stefanie Kürten
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology,
Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg
"Central nervous system diseases and the gastrointestinal tract"
11:35 IZN Pre-/Postdoc Meeting Festsaal
IZN Investigator Meeting Room 219
Lunch 12:15
Session 5
New Members of the IZN – who is who?
14:00 Annarita Patrizi
Neuronal Signaling and Morphogenesis
German Cancer Research Center Heidelberg
"Intrinsic and extrinsic factors modulating the maturation of GABAergic interneurons"
14:30 Amit Agarwal
Institute for Anatomy and Cell Biology,
"Decoding calcium signals in astrocytes"
15:00 Claudio Acuna Goycolea
Institute for Anatomy and Cell Biology, Heidelberg
"My two cents..."
Coffee 15:30
Session 6 16:00

Awards ceremony

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  • IZN-Students Poster Prize
  • Foundation BrainAid IZN Master’s Award 2018
  • IZN / Chica and Heinz Schaller Young Investigator Neuroscience Award
  16:30 End of the Retreat



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