[Neuroinfo] DENDRITES 2016, June 18-21, Crete: CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

Yiota Poirazi poirazi at imbb.forth.gr
Wed Dec 16 11:26:04 CET 2015

Please distribute to potentially interested parties and email lists. 
Many thanks!

Looking forward to welcoming you in Crete!

On behalf of the organizing committee,

Yiota Poirazi

EMBO Workshop on Dendritic Anatomy, Molecules and Function (DENDRITES 2016)
Heraklion, Crete, Greece
June 18-21, 2016
http://dendrites2016.gr/ <http://www.dendrites2016.gr/>

* * * * * *CALL FOR ABSTRACTS* * * * * *

Abstract submission for poster and oral presentation is open until 
*February 15, 2016*

This EMBO Workshop brings together scientific leaders to present their 
research on dendrites, at the molecular, anatomical and biophysical 
level. Apart from scientific talks from top experts in the field, the 
meeting includes a full day dedicated to Career Issues in academia. This 
session features talks from the current President of FENS as well as 
young Neuroscientists from theFENS-Kavli Network of Excellence 
<http://www.fens.org/Outreach/FENS-Kavli-Network-of-Excellence/> that 
are dealing with such issues.

_Invited speakers (scientific talks): _
Claudia Clopath
Daniel Dombeck
Casper Hoogenraad
Arthur Konnerth
Attila Losonczy
Judit Makara
Rishikesh Narayanan
Elly Nedivi
Jackie Schiller
Erin Schuman
Idan Segev
Nelson Spruston
Greg Stuart

_Invited speakers (Career Issues in academia):_
Monica Di Luca, FENS President: "Publication issues: right time for a 
reality check"
Camilla Belone, FENS-Kavli Scholar: "Retention of women in high levels 
of neuroscience  - Perspectives"
Emre Yaksi, FENS-Kavli Scholar: "Funding opportunities in Neuroscience: 
how to write a successful grant proposal"


We are soliciting abstracts for oral and poster presentations. We 
welcome both experimental and theoretical contributions addressing novel 
findings, methods or databases related to dendrites that fall into one 
or more of the following domains:

  * morphological and functional characterizations,
  * dendritic integration and compartmentalization,
  * dendritic channel distribution and their functional implications,
  * molecular pathways and signaling networks,
  * RNA trafficking and local protein synthesis,
  * functional or structural plasticity and homeostasis,
  * the role of dendrites in complex processes, including
    learning/memory, neural computations etc.

Please note that places are limited and subject to availability. 
Attendees are highly encouraged to submit abstracts for presentations, 
since presenters will be given priority for registration.

Instructions for on-line submission can be found at 

*Important dates *

  * Abstract submission opens: December 15th, 2016
  * Abstract submission closes: February 15th, 2016
  * Notification of abstract acceptance: February 29th, 2016
  * Notification of oral/poster presentation: early March 2016

_Organizing committee:_
Yiota Poirazi, IMBB-FORTH
Michael Hausser, UCL *
Matthew Larkum, Humboldt University

IMPORTANT NOTE: The Workshop takes place on the island of Crete and is 
followed by the AREADNE 2016 meeting <http://areadne.org/> (June 
22-26th, 2016), focusing on Research in Encoding And Decoding of Neural 
Ensembles, on the neighboring island of Sandorini. DENDRITES 2016 
participants are encouraged to consider attending both meetings.

Please see the conference web site http://dendrites2016.gr/ 
<http://www.dendrites2016.gr/> or send an email to info at dendrites2016.gr 
<mailto:info at dendrites.gr>

Panayiota Poirazi, Ph.D.
Director of Research
Computational Biology Laboratory
Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (IMBB)
Foundation of Research and Technology-Hellas (FORTH)
Vassilika Vouton, P.O.Box 1385
GR 711 10 Heraklion, Crete, GREECE

Tel: +30 2810 391139 <tel:+30%202810%20391139>
Fax: +30 2810 391101 <tel:+30%202810%20391101>
╬Ľmail: poirazi at imbb.forth.gr <mailto:poirazi at imbb.forth.gr>


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