PROGRAM

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SESSION 1 : New Methods and Developments

13:30 – Keynote
Tools for Observing and Controlling Neural Circuits
Ed Boyden

14:30 – 15:00
Optogenetic dissection of prefrontal pathways for cognitive function and social behavior
Ofer Yizhar

15:00 – 15:30
Paraventricular Thalamic Circuit Dynamics for Cue-Reward Processing
Garret Stuber

15:30 – 16:00
Toward Connectomic Deep Brain Stimulation
Andreas Horn

16:00 – 17:30
COFFEE BREAK AND POSTER SESSION

17:30 – 17:50
Selected talk from abstracts

17:50 – Keynote
Targeting human neuronal cell types for optogenetic repair
Botond Roska

SPEAKERS DINNER
SESSION 2 : Motor Systems

08:30 – 09:00
WELCOME WITH DRINKS AND CROISSANTS

09:00 – 09:30
Dysregulation and dysfunction of the indirect pathway in mouse movement disorder models
Mark Bevan

09:30 – 10:00
Optical Assessment of Neural Activity in a Mouse Model of STN DBS for Parkinson’s Disease
Alexandra Nelson

10:00 – 10:30
Structured and cell-type-specific encoding of decision variables in orbitofrontal cortex
Adam Kepecs

10:30 – 11:00
COFFEE BREAK

11:00 – 11:30
Discovering, reinforcing and refining actions
Rui Costa

11:30 – 12:00
What goes wrong in Basal Ganglia neuronal circuits during Parkinsonism?
Nicolas Mallet

12:00 – 12:30
The input-specific nature of compartmentalized serotonergic signal at striatal circuits
Raffaella Tonini

12:30 – 14:00

LUNCH AND POSTER SESSION

 

SESSION 3 : DBS in neurology and psychiatry

14:00 – Keynote
In The Trenches Balancing Progress and Setbacks with DBS for Depression
Helen Mayberg

15:00 – 15:30
Ventral Subthalamic Theta-Alpha Oscillations Define Emotional and Cognitive Areas in Parkinson’s and OCD Patients
Renana Eitan

15:30 – 16:00
Shedding light on action mechanisms of accumbal electrical stimulation for impulsivity
Hemmings Wu

16:00 – 16:30
New stimulation tools and strategies in DBS
Jens Volkmann

16:30– 17:00
COFFEE BREAK

17:00 – 17:30
The therapeutic implications of a circuit model for addiction
Christian Lüscher

17:30 – 17:50
Selected talk from abstracts

17:50 – 18:20
Electrophysiological markers of addiction processes from deep brain stimulation studies
Valerie Voon

21:30
OptoDBS after dinner party
SESSION 4 : DBS in psychiatry

08:30 – 09:00
WELCOME WITH DRINKS AND CROISSANTS

09:00 – 09:30
Neural mechanisms of conspecific interaction
Camilla Bellone

09:30 – 09:50
Selected talk from abstracts

09:50 – 10:10
Selected talk from abstracts

10:10 – 10:30
Selected talk from abstracts

10:30 – Keynote
Crossing the translational bridge: from optogenetics to brain stimulation approaches as promising treatments against addictive disorders
Antonello Bonci

11:30
LIGHT FAREWELL APERO