Wednesday, 04 June


09:50
Opening

10:00
Parallel Sessions A
  • The HPA-axis and nutrient metabolism
  • Nuclear receptors and metabolism
  • The blood-brain-barrier
  • What happens when the amygdala rules
  • Mapping gene regulatory networks

11:30
Coffee Break

12:00
Plenary Session
ENP Plenary Lecture I
The importance of rapid time domains in HPA function
Stafford L. Lightman (Bristol, United Kingdom)


12:45
Lunch

14:00
Parallel Sessions B
  • New perspectives in childhood obesity
  • Mineralocorticoid receptor action on adipose tissue
  • Master's Students
  • Developmental aspects of serotonin signaling
  • Dynamic neuron–glia interactions in health and disease

15:30
Poster Session 1 (+ coffee break)
Endocrinology / Molecular & Cellular Neuroscience

17:00
Parallel Sessions C
  • Insulin/IGF-1 signal transduction and life span control
  • Cortisol awakening rise: mechanism and implications
  • Synaptogenesis: molecules and mechanisms
  • Immunology and epilepsy
  • New kids on the block: microRNAs

19:00
Dinner

21:00
Plenary Session
Hersenstichting Lecture
Neurons talk with microglia through nucleotides
Kazuhide Inoue (Fukuoka, Japan)



Thursday, 05 June


08:30
Plenary Session
ENP Top Publications

09:30
Parallel Sessions D
  • DCX and DCLK proteins: neurogenesis and neural plasticity
  • (Epi)genetic regulation of BDNF in mood disorders
  • Modelling neuronal morphology and synaptic connectivity
  • Behavioural functions of dopamine systems

11:00
Coffee Break

11:30
Plenary Session
ENP Plenary Lecture II
Dopaminergic modulation of striatal dendritic and synaptic plasticity
Dalton J. Surmeier (Chicago, IL, USA)


12:15
Lunch

13:30
Parallel Sessions E
  • Phospholipid signaling
  • Translational research in biological psychiatry
  • Systems physiology in awake behaving animals
  • Cannabis and MDMA
  • Pathological memory in PTSD and addiction

15:00
Poster Session 2 (+ coffee break)
Molecular & Cellular Neuroscience

17:00
Parallel Sessions F
  • Secretory vesicles in the CNS and brain diseases
  • Amyloid beta protein clearance in Alzheimer's disease
  • Adolescent drug exposure and drug addiction
  • Behavioural and cognitive functions of the central histamine system
  • Master's students

19:00
Dinner

21:00
Plenary Session
Neurofederatie Lecture
Excitatory neuroplasticity: new horizons for treating drug addiction
Peter W. Kalivas (Charleston, SC, USA)



Friday, 06 June


08:30
Parallel Sessions G
  • Context in learning and memory
  • The endocannabinoid tale
  • The oscillating brain
  • Neurocognition of multilingualism
  • Cognitive and psychophysiological aspect of fatigue

10:00
Coffee Break

10:30
Parallel Sessions H
  • Neurobiology of impulsivity and aggression
  • New insights into neural simulation
  • The genetics and biology of eating disorders
  • Neuroethics: psychopharmacology and enhancement
  • Cognitive influences on multisensory perception

12:00
Lunch

13:15
Plenary Session
NVP Keynote Lecture
Connectionism for the 21st Century
Joseph T. Devlin (London, London, United Kingdom)


14:15
Poster Session 3 (+ coffee break)
Cognitive and Behavioural Neuroscience

15:00
Parallel Sessions I
  • Bayesian perspective on sensorimotor processing
  • Functional neural networks: high field MRI
  • HPA-axis and the brain
  • Nutrition, cognition and depression
  • Master's students

16:30
Plenary Session
ENP Plenary Lecture III
Optimizing Extinction Learning
Mark E. Bouton (Burlington, VT, USA)


17:15
Closure