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Neuroscience Berlin

Program & Locations


20 November 2013 (opening session)

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Campus Nord (access via Luisenstraße or Philipstraße), Haus 2, Großer Hörsaal

21–22 November 2013

Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine Berlin-Buch
Conference Center MDC.C, lecture hall “Axon I”
Robert-Rössle-Straße 10, 13125 Berlin

How to get to the Max Delbrück Center by public transport:
From Bahnhof Friedrichstraße, take S-Bahn line S2 direction Buch/Bernau to S-Bahn station Berlin-Buch. From there take Bus 351 (direction Campus Buch; bus stop to the left of the S-Bahn station) directly to the Max Delbrück Center (last stop). Travel time: about 40 min. from S-Bahnhof Berlin-Friedrichstraße.
There is also a taxi stand upon exiting the S-Bahn station Berlin-Buch. The MDC is about twenty minutes’ walking distance from the station Berlin-Buch.



Wednesday, 20 November 2013 (Berlin-Mitte)


Helmut Kettenmann > Welcome Address
Fernando Nottebohm > Opening Lecture > The Paradox of New Neurons in Adult Brain


Followed by > Reception


Thursday, 21 November 2013 (Berlin-Buch)

SESSION 1 / Brain as a Target of Inflammatory Processes / 9.30—11.15

Amanda Sierra > Keynote Lecture > Microglial phagocytosis: moving forward from the inflammatory par-adigm

Ph.D. talks


11.15 Coffee break

SESSION 2 / Computational Neuroscience / 11.45—13.30

Simon Thorpe > Keynote Lecture > Spiking Neurons and Cognition
Lecture > Spiking Neurons and Cognition.

Ph.D. talks

13.30—15.00 Lunch (+ coffee) & Poster presentations (even numbers)

SESSION 3 / Medical Neurosciences / 15.00—16.45

Rajiv Ratan > Keynote Lecture > In Search of Stress-less Hormesis: Harnessing hypoxic stress to treat stroke


Ph.D. talks


BBD Party / 20.00

Come early: Free drinks for conference participants for the first hour or so!
Location > Bar Babette, Karl-Marx-Allee 36, 10178 Berlin

Friday, 22 November 2013 (Berlin-Buch)

SESSION 4 / Molecular Neurobiology / 11.00—12.45

Silvio Rizzoli > Keynote Lecture > The synapse nanomap


Ph.D. talks


12.45 Lunch (+ coffee) & Poster presentations (odd numbers)

SESSION 5 / Learning and Memory / 14.30—16.15

Robert Edwards > Keynote Lecture > The Regulated Secretion of Proteins

Ph.D. talks


16.15 Screening: Best of Neuro Clips
16.45 Award of “Best Talk” and “Best Poster” (prizes!)

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