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Symposium - „Human Visual System - Physiology, Pathophysiology, Rehabilitation & Restoration“

13. Februar 2016

Ort der Veranstaltung: Otto-von-Guericke Zentrum, Schleinufer 1, 39104 Magdeburg, Germany
Anmeldeschluss: 30. November 2015
Themen: The physiology and pathophysiology of the human visual system as well as novel therapeutic approaches, such as retinal gene therapy and retina implants will be detailed by internationally acknowledged experts.
Organisation: Prof. Dr. Michael B. Hoffmann and Dr. Netta Levin. Contact: Anne Herbik, Ophthalmic Department, Otto-von-Guericke University, Leipziger Str. 44, 39120 Mageburg, Tel.: 0391 67 21723, Fax.: 0391 67 13570, Web:,
Cerebral Ischemia: in vivo and in vitro Models

25. - 26. April 2016

Ort der Veranstaltung: Abteilung für Experimentelle Neurologie und Zentrum für Schlaganfallforschung, Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Charitéplatz 1, 10117 Berlin
Anmeldeschluss: 2. März 2016
Themen: This course presents a compact introduction into the pathophysiology of cerebral ischemia and the preclinical methods used to study it. The seminars include video and live demonstrations of the most relevant in vitro and in vivo models of cerebral ischemia (in particular stroke), including behavioral analysis. Special focus will be on quality aspects, pitfalls, and clinical relevance.
Organisation: Gabriela Seidel-Hart, Tel.: 030 4505 60122, Fax: 030 4505 60942,
Detecting gene expression in the nervous system by in situ hybridisation

25. - 29. April 2016

Ort der Veranstaltung: Department of Physiological Chemistry, Medical Centre of the Johannes Gutenberg University, Duesbergweg 6, 55099 Mainz, Germany
Anmeldeschluss: 15. März 2016
Themen: Introduction to the theory of and extensive hands-on training in the in situ hybridisation technique. Particular emphasis on: (i) biological sample preparation; (ii) probe design and labelling; (iii) signal amplification; (iv) different approaches used for RNA detection; (v) analysis and evaluation of obtained data; (vi) detailed troubleshooting for all steps required. Special focus: introduction of the ViewRNA® kit and its comparison to standard ISH approaches.
Organisation: Krisztina Monory, Institute of Physiological Chemistry & Pathobiochemistry, Medical Centre of the Johannes Gutenberg University, Duesbergweg 6, 55099 Mainz, Germany, Tel.: 06131 39 24 551, Fax.: 06131 39 23 536, Web:,
Testing locomotor behavior of the rat: open field test, horizontal ladder walking (gridwalk) test and CatWalkgait analysis

1. – 3. Juni 2016

Ort der Veranstaltung: Labor für Molekulare Neurobiologie, Tierversuchsanlage der Universität Düsseldorf, Geb. 22.22, Universitätsstraße 1, 40225 Düsseldorf
Anmeldeschluss: 31. März 2016
Themen: Analysis of locomotor function after traumatic CNS and PNS injury, ischemia, neurodegenerative and neuroinflammatory diseases. General motor behavior in the BBB open field test, evaluation of precise hind limb movement control and forelimb-hindlimb coordination in the horizontal ladder walking test, detailed automated gait analysis in the CatWalk test, evaluation of test results.
Organisation und Anmeldung: Dr. Veronica Estrada, Tel.: 0211 8114437, Fax: 0211 8114437, E-Mail:
Transcranial magnetic and electrical stimulation

5. - 7. September 2016

Ort der Veranstaltung: Klinik für Klinische Neurophysiologie, Universität Göttingen, Robert-Koch-Straße 40, 37075 Göttingen
Anmeldeschluss: 1. August 2016
Themen: History of transcranial stimulation, physics and physiology of the methods, animal models, modelling of the current flow, clinical studies
Organisation und Anmeldung: Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Andrea Antal, Tel.: 0551 398461, Fax: 0551 398126, E-mail:
Imaging of the Synaptic Organization

26. - 30. September 2016

Ort der Veranstaltung: LIN Leibniz Institute for Neurobiology, Brenneckestraße 6, 39118 Magdeburg
Anmeldeschluss: 1. Juni 2016
Themen: Live cell imaging of synaptic function, 2 channel TiSphr-STED, 3D, multichannel STED, FRAP, FLIP, single particle tracking-PALM, single particle tracking (QDots), Ca-imaging (GCaMP), 3D image analysis, deconvolution
Organisation: Werner Zuschratter, Special Laboratory Electron- & Laserscanning Microscopy, Tel.: 0391 6263 92441, E-Mail:
Martin Heine, Research Group Molecular Physiology, Tel.: 0391 6263 93361, E-Mail:
Anmeldung: Ines Kaiser, Combinatorial NeuroImaging Core Facility (CNI), Leibniz Institute for Neurobiology, Brenneckestraße 6, 39118 Magdeburg, Tel.: 0391 6263 92182, E-Mail:
Social Neuroscience in Rodents: Behavioral Phenotyping and Ultrasonic Vocalizations in Rodent Models of Neuropsychiatric Disorders

28. September - 1. Oktober 2016

Ort der Veranstaltung: Verhaltensneurowissenschaften, Experimentelle und Physiologische Psychologie, Philipps-Universität Marburg, Gutenbergstr. 18, 35032 Marburg
Anmeldeschluss: 1. Juli 2016
Themen: Maternal and play behavior, social interaction, affective communication, ultrasonic and olfactory communication, recording, analysis and plazback of ultrasonic vocalizations, behavioral analysis, in vivo pharmacology and electrophysiology, stereological analysis of neuronal activity and plasticity, animal models of autism and schizophrenia, and of anxiety and depression.
Organisation und Anmeldung: Dr. Markus Wöhr, Tel.: 06421 2823612, Fax: 06421 2823610, E-Mail:
Analysis and Models in Neurophysiology

9. - 14. Oktober 2016

Ort der Veranstaltung: Bernstein Center Freiburg, Hansastraße 9a, 79104 Freiburg
Anmeldeschluss: 15. Juni 2016
Themen: Lectures and exercises in Mathematica and Matlab about neuron models and point processes, local field potentials, neural coding, neural decoding
Organisation und Anmeldung: Dr. Birgit Ahrens, Tel.: 0761 203 9575, Fax: 0761 203 9559, Web:, E-Mail:
Tübingen MEG Symposium 2016

26. - 27. Oktober

Ort der Veranstaltung: MEG-Center, Universitätsklinikum Tübingen, Otfried-Müller-Straße 47, 72076 Tübingen
Anmeldeschluss: 15. September 2016
Themen: Application of magnetoencephalography in cognitive and clinical research. Techniques include the analysis of event-related and oscillatory brain activity and the study of functional connectivity. Cutting edge approaches, such as graph-theoretical analysis and multimodal integration of imaging techniques (EEG, fMRI, DTI, TMS, TACS, TDCS) will be presented.
Organisation und Anmeldung: Prof. Dr. Christoph Braun, MEG-Center, Otfried-Müller-Straße 47, 72076 Tübingen, Tel.: 07071 2987705, Fax: 07071 295706, E-Mail: