PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

Session 1 : New Methods and Developments

13:10 – 13:20 : Christian Lüscher – Introduction
13:20 – 13:50 : Mackenzie Mathis Markerless Pose Estimation
13:50 – 14:20 : Tommaso Patriarchi – Genetically encoded neuromodulator sensors
14:20 – 14:50 : Ofer Yizhar A new generation of bistable GPCR-rhodopsins for pathway-specific modulation of neural circuits
14:50 – 15:20 : Kip Ludwig Calcium Imaging during DBS in Mice

15:20 – 16:45 : Coffee Break and Poster Session


16:45 – 17:00 : Adam Packer – All-optical interrogation of neuronal excitability during acute focal seizures

17:00 – 17:15 : Maximilian Scherer – SCG-DBS discrupts pathophysiological network dynamics in TRD
17:15 – 18:00 : Philip Starr Mechanisms of DBS in movement disorders : Lesson from chronic invasive brain recording

*** Speaker’s Dinner ***
Session 2 : DBS in Movement Disorders

08:30 – 09:00 : Welcome with Drinks and Croissants

09:00 – 09:30 : Grégoire Courtine & Jocelyne Bloch – Optogenetically-inspired neuromodulation therapies for spinal cord injury
09:30 – 10:00 : Wolf-Julian Neumann Segregating Direct, Indirect and Hyperdirect Pathways by means of DBS
10:00 – 10:30 : Ueli Rutishauser Specific Roles of Cancelling Actions vs. Action-Selection in the STN

10:30 – 11:00 : Coffee Break


11:00 – 11:30 : Alexandra Nelson Circuit Mechanisms of Parkinson’s Disease in DBS
11:30 – 12:00 : Nadine Gogolla Face Expression in Mice
12:00 – 12:30 : Birte Forstmann Toward a mechanistic understanding of the human subcortex

12:30 – 14:00 : Lunch and Poster Session



Session 3 : DBS of the Basal Ganglia : From Bench to Bedside


14:00 – 14:30 : Carola Haas DBS for seizure inference in experimental epilepsy
14:30 – 15:00 : Andreas Lüthi Fear Circuits of the Amygdala
15:00 – 15:30 : Meaghan Creed Arkypallidal Neurons in Reward
15:30 – 16:00 : Aryn Gittis – GPe neuromodulation

16:00 – 16:30 : Coffee Break


16:30 – 17:00 : Asa Mackenzie Heterogeneity of the subthalamic nucleus (STN)

17:00 – 17:30 : Roxanne Lofredi The role of the STN in motor control – DBS
17:30 – 17:45 : Debora Masini – Targeted activation of midbrain neurons restores locomotor function in mouse models of parkinsonism
17:45 – 18:00 : Leon Steiner – Synaptic subcortical circuit activations by subthalamic DBS
18:00 – 18:15 : Nadine Gut – Challenges of DBS for correcting gait and postural deficits – A look into the heterogeneity of midbrain motor circuits

20:30 : OptoDBS after dinner party at Le Restaurant de la Plage

Session 4 : DBS in Clinical & Systems Neuroscience

08:30 – 09:00 : Welcome with Drinks and Croissants

09:00 – 09:30 : Esther Florin Investigating remote DBS effects by MEG
09:30 – 10:00 : Robert Jech Investigating remote DBS effects by fMRi

10:00 – 10:30 : Coffee Break


10:30 – 11:00 : Andreas Horn – Multi-Site Connectomic DBS Modeling in Neurology & Psychiatry

11:00 – 11:30 : Valerie Voon Cognitive Models for Neuromodulation in OCD: From Lesions to DBS and Back
11:30 – 11:45 : Charlotte Piette – Opto-activation of cortical somatostatin interneurons as an alternative therapy in Parkinson’s disease
11:45 – 12:00 : Gerd Thinkhauser – From temporal dynamics of neurophysiological manifestations toward implementation of adaptive DBS
12:00 – 12:15 : Olexiy Kochubey – Small changes with large consequences: closely related channelrhodopsin variants in a GABAergic circuit produce different behavioral outcomes
12:15 – 13:00 : Joshua Gordon Optogenetic approaches to enhancing connectivity

13:00 : Light Farewell Apéro