IBRO Workshop 2022 | 27-28 January, 2022 - ELTE, Budapest



Detailed scientific program

26 January 2022

18:00 – 19:00
General Assembly of HNS (Határozatképtelenség esetén a megismételt MITT Taggyűlés időpontja január 28, 18:45)

27 January 2022

10:00 – 10:15
Opening Ceremony
10:15 – 11:00
Plenary lecture I
Spinal and brain circuits for movement
Prof. Ole Kiehn (University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark/Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden)
11:00 – 11:30
Coffee break
11.30 – 13.15

Symposium I
Gut feelings: the interaction between the brain and the gastrointestinal system during stress
Chair: Dóra Zelena (Institute of Experimental Medicine, Budapest, Hungary/University of Pécs, Pécs, Hungary)

The realization of the brain-gut Interactions with corticotropin-releasing factor and glucocorticoids
Ludmila Filaretova (Pavlov Institute of Physiology, Russia)

Chronic stress-induced changes in colon microbiome and its effect on behavior
Dániel Kuti (Institute of Experimental Medicine, Budapest, Hungary)

The microbiome-gut-brain axis and mental health
Christopher A. Lowry (University Colorado Boulder, USA)

Posttraumatic stress disorder and metabolic dysfunction
Dóra Zelena (Institute of Experimental Medicine, Budapest, Hungary/University of Pécs, Pécs, Hungary)

13:15 – 15.45
Poster session I, Lunch
15.45 – 17:30

Symposium II
New pharmacological targets to inhibit neuroinflammation
Chairs: Mária Deli (Biological Research Centre, Szeged, Hungary and Zsuzsanna Helyes (University of Pécs, Pécs, Hungary)

Attenuated CSF-1R signalling drives cerebrovascular pathology
Matthew Campbell (Trinity College Dublin, Ireland)

Role of neuroinflammation and cytokine signalling in a translational mouse model of complex regional pain syndrome
Zsuzsanna Helyes (University of Pécs, Pécs, Hungary)

Modulation of microglia-mediated processes in neurological diseases
Ádám Dénes (Institute of Experimental Medicine, Budapest, Hungary)

Blood-brain barrier protection as a pharmacological target in systemic and neuroinflammation
Fruzsina Walter (Biological Research Centre, Szeged, Hungary)

17:30 – 18:00
Coffee break
18:00 – 18:45
Plenary lecture II
Subcortical control of fear memories
Dr. Gábor Nyiri (Institute of Experimental Medicine, Budapest, Hungary)
18:45 – 19:30
General Assembly of HNS
19:30 –
Gala dinner

28 January 2022

9:00 – 9:15
Opening of the second day
9:15 – 10:00
Plenary lecture III
How does a single neuropeptide exert pleotropic effects? Focus on oxytocin
Prof. Valery Grinevich (University of Heidelberg, Germany)
10:00 – 10:30
Coffee break
10.30– 12.30

Symposium III
Circuits and computations in preclinical species: the next vista towards understanding the human brain

Invited speaker
Psychophysics of cat colour vision

Péter Buzás (University of Pécs, Pécs, Hungary)

Hidden topographies of horizontal connections in the visual cortex
Mohit Srivastava / Zoltán Kisvárday (University of Debrecen, Debrecen, Hungary)

Comparative brain imaging reveals analogous and divergent patterns of species- and face-sensitivity in humans and dogs
Nóra Bunford (Research Centre for Natural Sciences, Budapest, Hungary)

Probing cholinergic mechanisms of alertness, temporal attention and visual short-term memory in a primate pharmacological model of cognitive decline
István Hernádi (University of Pécs, Pécs, Hungary)

12:30 – 15.00
Poster session II, Lunch
15.00 – 16:45

Symposium IV
Cellular and transcriptomic investigations of schizophrenia and autism spectrum disorder
Chair: István Adorján (Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary)

Cellular biomarkers of autism spectrum disorder and schizophrenia
István Adorján (Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary)

Novel bioinformatics approaches and transcriptomic investigations of schizophrenia at single nucleus resolution
Konstantin Khodosevich (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)

Diversity in origin and migration of interneurons and their contribution to disease pathology
Zdravko Petanjek (University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia)

Investigation of de novo mutations in a schizophrenia case-parent trio by induced pluripotent stem cell based in vitro disease-modeling: Convergence of schizophrenia and autism-related cellular phenotypes?
János Réthelyi (Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary)

16:45 – 17:15
Coffee break
17:15 – 18:00
Plenary lecture IV
Prof. Olivier Manzoni (Inmed Inserm, Marseille, France)
18:00 –
Closing remarks