2016 EMCCS-IBRO/PERC Travel Grants for Students and Young Investigators

EMCCS and IBRO/PERC provided travel grants for selected students and young investigators to attend the EMCCS-EBBS-FENS Satellite meeting in Copenhagen

GRANTS AWARDEES - 7th EMCCS-FENS Satellite Meeting 2016, Copenhagen

Abstracts selected for oral presentation
1. Dr. Asami Oguro-Ando. Postdoctoral fellow, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands.
Communication: CNTN4, a risk gene for autism spectrum disorders, affects fear conditioning and hippocampal neuronal morphology.

2. Dr. Luis Garcia-Rabaneda. Postdoctoral fellow, CIMA, Pamplona, Spain.
Communication: Unmasking the roles of the juvenile NMDA receptor subunit GluN3A: a behavioral approach.

3. Mr. Alejandro Medrano-Fernández.  PhD student, Instituto de Neurociencias (UMH-CSIC), Alicante, Spain.
Communication: Temporal impact of Kdm5c loss in X-linked intellectual disability.

4. Dr. Jennifer Tudor. Postdoctoral fellow, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA.
Communication: Restoration of protein synthesis rescues memory impairment due to sleep deprivation.

5. Dr. Emma Cahill. Postdoctoral fellow, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK.
Communication: Signalling pathways in the amygdala engaged by the reactivation of a fear memory.

6. Dr. Eva Benito-Garagorri. Postdoctoral fellow, DZNE, Gottingen, Germany.
Communication: BET proteins in learning and memory.

Best poster presentation distinction

7. Ms. Suellen Almeida-Correa. Ph.D. student, Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry, Munich, Germany.
Communication: In vivo identification of brain structures implicated in spatial learning and memory, and its modulation by emotional drive in mice.

8. Ms. Sylvie Lesuis Ph.D. student, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Communication: Chronic early life stress increases Aβ levels, fear conditioning and synaptic potentiation in APP/PS1 mice.

9. Dr. Marine Salery. Postdoctoral fellow, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France.
Communication: Activity-regulated cytoskeleton-associated protein accumulates in the nucleus in response to cocaine and acts as a brake on chromatin remodeling and long-term behavioral alterations.

The EMCCS-EBBS-FENS Satellite meeting in Copenhagen is kindly supported by PERC-IBRO

Posted on 2016-01-29 15:52:18