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Plenary Lectures

Plenary lecture P1 and P2 were LIVE presentations but can be found below as recorded lectures if you click on the name/title of the speaker (login required).

All other plenaries (P2 to P8) are pre-recorded. All talks incl. introduction can be viewed online until May 31, 2021.

The DISCUSSION rounds for the Plenaries P3 to P8 were separately from the presentation and without recording.


Monday, March 22, 2021, 14:00 - 15:00h
- Opening Lecture -
Sarah Tabrizi (London, UK)
Molecular therapies for Huntingtons Disease and other neurodegenerative diseases

Chair: Albert C. Ludolph (Ulm, Germany)

Monday, March 22, 2021, 15:00 - 15:30h
- Schilling Award Lecture -
Katrin Franke (Tübingen, Germany)
What the mouse's eye tells the mouse's brain: Visual feature extraction in the retina

Chair: Veronica Egger (Regensburg,Germany)

Monday, March 22, 2021, 19:00 - 20:00h
  - Translational Neuroscience Lecture of the Gertrud Reemtsma Foundation -
Angela Vincent (Oxford, UK)
Clinical and experimental studies of autoantibodies to CNS membrane receptors and associated proteins: many questions still unanswered

Chair: Mathias Bähr (Göttingen, Germany)

Tuesday, March 23, 2021, 19:00 - 20:00h
 - Otto Creutzfeldt Lecture -
Nanna MacAulay (Copenhagen, Denmark)
The elusive mechanisms of CSF secretion - we know so much, but understand so little

Chair: Christine Rose (Düsseldorf, Germany)

Wednesday, March 24, 2021, 19:00 - 20:00h
  - Norbert Elsner Lecture -
Paul H. Taghert (St. Louis, USA)
How the fly brain encodes time

Chair: Christian Wegener (Würzburg, Germany)

Thursday, March 25, 2021, 19:00 - 20:00h
 - Armin Schram Lecture -
Marlene Bartos  (Freiburg, Germany)
Emergence of memory traces in the dentate gyrus

Chair: Dorothea Schulte (Frankfurt/Main, Germany)

P7 - DISCUSSION - cancelled
Monday, March 29, 2021, 19:00 - 20:00h
- Ernst Florey Lecture -

Tuesday, March 30, 2021, 19:00 - 20:00h
 - Hertie Foundation Lecture -
David Keays (Vienna, Austria)
The search for the magnetosensors in pigeons

Chair: Benedikt Grothe (München, Germany)

The above lectures are named after a foundation or person who contribute(d) significantly to neuroscience, either as leaders in the field or as supporters. Read more.......

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