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Friday 22 November 2019, Sherrington Building

Oxford berlin symposium buildings


Small Lecture Theatre

9:00 – 9:05 Zoltán Molnár (DPAG) and Alastair M. Buchan (Radcliffe Department of Medicine): Introduction

9:05 – 9:30 Maike Glitsch (DPAG): Impact of sex and cell shape on intracellular Ca2+ signals in brain cells

9:30 – 9:55 Gregor Sachse, (Ashcroft Group, DPAG): Look, don't touch - microcompartment electrophysiology studied with optogenetic tools

9:55 – 10:20 Alex Jeans (Department of Pharmacology, Oxford): Synaptic release in disease

10:20 – 10:45 Coffee

10:45 – 11:10 Clive Wilson (DPAG): Fundamental mechanisms of regulated secretion and exosome release

11:10 – 11:35 Ed Mann (DPAG): Over-expression of GluA2 in hippocampal parvalbumin-expressing interneurons leads to memory interference

11:35 – 12:30 ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION - interactions between Oxford Neuroscience & Neurocure Cluster of Excellence, Charité Universitätsmedizin, Berlin. Christian Rosenmund (Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin), Matthew Larkum (Humboldt University, Neurocure Cluster of Excellence, Neuroscience Research Center, Charité Universitätsmedizin) and Andrew King (DPAG): Introductions to Neuroscience at Berlin and Oxford

Head of department SEMINAR 

Large Lecture Theatre

1:00 – 2:00 Christian Rosenmund (Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin): Architectural principles in central mammalian synapses


2:00 – 3:00 LUNCH (Sherrington Library) Sponsored by DPAG Neuroscience


Small Lecture Theatre

3:00 – 3:30 Timothy Zolnik (Larkum Laboaratory, Humboldt University, Neurocure Cluster of Excellence, Neuroscience Research Center, Charité Universitätsmedizin): Integration and non-linear signalling among complex dendrites of cortical neurons, and synaptic interactions in cortical networks with special attention to layer 6b neurons

3:30 – 3:50 Anna Hoerder-Suabedissen (Molnár and Szele Groups, DPAG): Layer 6b, a cortical layer with no known function

3:50 – 4:10 Tea

4:10 – 4:30 Filippo Ghezzi (Butt and Packer Groups, DPAG): Lpar1-EGFP subplate neurons represent two distinct subtypes with contrasting roles in early postnatal somatosensory cortex

4:30 – 4:50 Lukas B. Krone (Vyazovskiy and Molnár Groups, DPAG): A role for the cortex in sleep-wake regulation

4:50 – 5:10 Andrew Shelton (Packer and Butt Groups, DPAG): The claustrum: From synapses to behaviour

5:10 – 5.30 Refreshments 


5:30 – 6:30 Matthew Larkum (Humboldt University, Neurocure Cluster of Excellence, Neuroscience Research Center, Charité Universitätsmedizin): Coupling the state and contents of consciousness

6:30 – 7:00 Drinks reception with concluding remarks from Andrew King