MNS Workshops

Medial septum control on cognitive and emotional function. Multiple experimental approaches.

Day 1 May 23



9:00h General introduction of the Workshop. The medial septum in the 2020 border

Francisco Olucha, Universitat Jaume I, Castellón. SPAIN

Symposium 1 New tools and aspects in the study of the neurobiology of septum- hippocampus and amygdala relationships

9:30h Computational models for excitation-inhibition balance

Radwa Kahlil, Jacobs University of Bremen (Germany)

10:00h CRISPR-Cas9 methods for knocking egr1 gene

Aldo Donizetti, Universitta Federico II Napoli, Italy

10:30 Chronic treatment with abscisic acid can restore IRSs expression and hippocampal alterations induce by high fat diet

Sandra Sánchez-Sarasúa , Universitat Jaume I, Castellón (SPAIN)

11:00h Coffee Break

Workshop morphology methods I

11:30h RNAscope a new reliable ISH tool

Héctor Albert Gascó, Universitat Jaume I, Castellón, Spain

12:00h Laser microdissection for RNA extraction

Leica Microsystems

12:30h Conditioned place preference: how to ask animals about emotional preferences

Julián Guarque-Chabrera , Universitat Jaume I, Castellón, Spain

13:00h Transcranial and deep brain stimulation in neuropsychiatric disorders

Ahmed Karim, University of Toevingen, Germany

Open talks: Posters and Free communications

Day 2 May 24


Symposium 2 From neuronal development to cellular function

9:00h The segmentation of the forebrain

Loreta Medina, Universitat de Lleida, SPAIN

9:30h The development of the medial septum

Francisco Ros Bernal, Universitat Jaume I, Castellón, SPAIN

10:00h In vitro systems to study systems’ neuroscience and cellular competence

Jose Manuel Torres Ibáñez, Universitat de València, SPAIN

10:30h Coffee Break

Workshop morphology methods ii

11:00h AAV design with Gateway

Alberto Ribes, Universitat Jaume I, Castellón (SPAIN)

11:30h Designing a computational network to predict neuronal function

Radwa Kahlil, Jacobs University of Bremen (Germany)

15:00h The development of the neuronal dendritic tree (eTalk)

Bonnie Firestein, Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA

Afternoon Inland Castellón, Morella and Els Ports, Walking tour

DAY 3 May 25


Symposium 3 Basal forebrain modulation of behavior

08:30h Establishing a neuroinflammation model, correlation in vivo and in vitro

Zoe Schmidt, Universitat Jaume I, Castellón (SPAIN)

09:00h Cholinergic basal forebrain projections modulating the sensory cortex

Irene Chaves-Coira, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid SPAIN

09:30h The role of insula de Calleja in social behavior

Enrique Lanuza, Universitat de València, SPAIN

10:00h Relaxin3 modulation of behavior, from circadian activity to arousal

Anna Blasiak, Jangiellonian University, POLAND

10:30h Nucleus incertus ablation disrupted conspecific recognition and modified immediate early gene expression patterns in ‘social brain’ circuits of rats

Cristina García-Díaz, Universitat Jaume I, Castellón (SPAIN)

11:00h Coffee Break

Symposium 4 Pathology in the basal telencephalon

11:30h Speed and oscillations: medial septum integration of attention and navigation

Marian Tsanov, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

12:00h Insulin Signaling in Alzheimer’s disease.

Ana María Sánchez, Universitat Jaume I Castellón, SPAIN

12:30h Dynamic information routing in complex networks.

Demian Battaglia University Aix Marseille, FRANCE

13:00h NGF-TrkA pathway contribution to Alzheimer Disease

Viviana Triaca, University of Rome, (ITALY)

13:30h Evaluation of Anxious Behavior and Memory in an Early Alzheimer´s Disease Mice Model

Ernestina Castro-Salazar, Universitat Jaume I, Castellón (SPAIN)

14:00h Investigating pain associated with diet induced obesity

Ahmed Negm, Université de Nice, France

14:30h microRNA in pain perception

María José, Université Bordeaux, France

Afternoon Castellón Coast Serra de Irta Peñíscola

DAY 4 May 26


10:30h General conclusions and new directions in Basal Forebrain Research

Francisco Olucha Universitat Jaume I, Castellón SPAIN