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Plenary Lectures

Plenary Lecture P1 and P2 will be LIVE presentations followed by a video discussion which delegates can join.

Plenary Lecture P3 to P8 will be pre-recorded and will be available online after March 8, 2021 until May 30, 2021. For these lectures the video conferencing is separate from the presentation, and the schedule below lists the dates for the DISCUSSION rounds related to these lectures. Delegates are welcome to participate in these video conferences as well. In order to join participants must register in advance.


Monday, March 22, 2021, 14:15 - 15:00h
- Opening Lecture -
Sarah Tabrizi (London, UK)
Moleculare therapies for Huntingtons Disease and other neurodegenerative diseases
Chair: Albert C. Ludolph (Ulm)

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)

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)

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)

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)

Thursday, March 25, 2021, 19:00 - 20:00h
 - Armin Schram Lecture -
Marlene Bartos  (Freiburg, Germany)
The emergence of spatial memory engrams in the dentate gyrus
Chair: Dorothea Schulte (Frankfurt/Main)

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)

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