Lorentz Center - Assembling a Multi-Cellular Circadian Pacemaker from 16 Aug 2010 through 20 Aug 2010
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    Assembling a Multi-Cellular Circadian Pacemaker
    from 16 Aug 2010 through 20 Aug 2010

 

Assembling a Multi-Cellular Circadian Pacemaker: Seeking Principles of Neural Circuit Organization Across Invertebrate and Vertebrate Brains

 

Preliminary Program

 

All lectures take place in room 201 of the Huygens building. The plenary sessions consist of 4 lectures, each of 10 min. talk and 5 min. discussion.

i = insect

m = mammal

 

Monday, 16 August

09.00 – 09.45            Registration, coffee and tea

09.45 – 10.00            Introduction to the Workshop, Objectives and Aims, Logistics

                                    Charlotte Helfrich-Förster, Joke Meijer, Larry Morin, Bill Schwartz

10.00 – 11.00            Plenary Session 1: Neuroanatomical Substrates

(i)   Charlotte Helfrich-Förster (U. Würzburg, DE) & Monika Stengl (U. Kassel, DE)

(m) Lawrence Morin (Stonybrook U., USA) & Gary Pickard (U. Nebraska, USA)

11.00 – 11.30            Coffee Break

11.30 – 12.30            Plenary Session 2: From Genes to Cells

(i)   Francois Rouyer (Inst. Fessard, FR) & Ralf Stanewsky (U. London, UK)

(m) David Welsh (U. Calif. San Diego, USA) & Doug McMahon (Vanderbilt U., USA)           

12.30 – 14.00            Lunch                                                           

14.00 – 15.00            Discussion Group 1: Neuroanatomical Substrates

15.00 – 15.30            Coffee break

15.30 – 16.30            Discussion Group 2: From Genes to Cells

16.30 – 19.00            Wine and Cheese Welcome Party          

 

Tuesday, 17 August

09.00 – 09.45            Discussion Group Reports: 1 and 2

(1) Charlotte Helfrich-Förster (U. Würzburg, DE) & Larry Morin (Stonybrook U., USA)

(2) Ezio Rosato (U. Leicester, England) & Karen Gamble (U. Alabama, USA)

09.45 – 10.45            Plenary Session 3: Peptides and Receptors

(i)   Orie Shafer (U. Michigan, USA) & Michael Nitabach (Yale U., USA)

(m) Hugh Piggins (U. Manchester, UK) & Chris Colwell (U. Calif. Los Angeles, USA)

10.45 – 11.15            Coffee Break

11.15 – 12.15            Plenary Session 4: Network Resetting (Entrainment)

(i)   Patrick Emery (U. Mass., USA) & Fernanda Ceriani (Inst. Invest. Biochem., AR)

                                    (m) Howard Cooper (SBRI, FR) & Rae Silver (Columbia U., USA)

12.15 – 14.00            Lunch

14.00 – 15.00            Discussion Group 3: Peptides and Receptors

15.00 – 15.30            Coffee break

15.30 – 16.30            Discussion Group 4: Network Resetting (Entrainment)

16.30 – 17.30          Juniors / Hot Data, Session A

 

Wednesday, 18 August

09.00 – 09.45            Discussion Group Reports: 3 and 4

(3) Dirk Rieger (U. Würzburg, DE) & Chuck Allen (Oregon Health Sci. U., USA)

(4) Andre Klarsfeld (CNRS, FR) & Roelof Hut (U. Groningen, NL)

09.45 – 10.45            Plenary Session 5: Network Synchronization / Reconfiguration

(i) Todd Holmes (U. Calif. Irvine, USA) & Paul Taghert (Washington U., USA)

(m) Sato Honma (Hokkaido U., JP) & Erik Herzog (Washington U., USA)

10.45 – 11.15            Coffee Break

11.15 – 12.15            Juniors / Hot Data, Session B

12.15 – 14.00            Lunch

14.00 – 15.00            Discussion Group 5: Network Synchronization / Reconfiguration

15.00 – 15.30            Coffee break

15.30 – 16.30            Mathematical Theory / Modeling (Interactive Tutorial)

Daniel Forger (U. Michigan, USA)

Hanspeter Herzel (Humboldt U. Berlin, DE)

Domien G.M. Beersma (U. Groningen, NL)

16.30 – 17.30           Juniors / Hot Data, Session C

17.40                          Departure to boat by bus

18.00 – 22.00            Boat trip and dinner

22.00                          Departure bus via Central Station and Lorentz Center to Hotel Het

Haagsche schouw

           

Thursday, 19 August

09.00 – 09.45            Discussion Group Reports: 5 and Tutorial

(5) Taishi Yoshii (U. Würzburg, DE) & Bill Schwartz (U. Mass., USA)

09.45 – 10.45            Plenary Session 6: Tracking Dawn and Dusk

(i) Emi Nagoshi (U. Bern, CH) & Kenji Tomioka (Okayama U., JP)

(m) Johanna Meijer (Leiden U., NL) & Dries Kalsbeek (Netherlands Inst. Neuro., NL)

10.45 – 11.15            Coffee Break

11.15 – 12.15            Plenary Session 7: Circadian / Sleep Circuits

(i) Rob Jackson (Tufts U., USA) & Leslie Griffith (Brandeis U., USA)

(m) Samer Hattar (Johns Hopkins U., USA) & Russell Foster (U. Oxford, UK)

12.15 – 14.00            Lunch

14.00 – 15.00            Discussion Group 6: Tracking Dawn and Dusk

15.00 – 15.30            Coffee break

15.30 – 16.30            Discussion Group 7: Circadian / Sleep Circuits

16.30 – 17.30           Juniors / Hot Data, Session D

 

Friday, 20 August

09.00 – 09.45           Discussion Group Reports: 6 and 7

                                   (6) James Hodge (U. Bristol, UK) & Horacio de la Iglesia (U.

                                   Washington, USA)

                                   (7) Tom de Boer (U. Leiden, NL) & Stephan Michel (U. Leiden, NL)

09.45 – 11.00           Final Discussion, New Collaborations, Proposals for a Workshop Paper         

 

 

 

 



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