Swammerdam Lectures 2017


Speaker:   Rick Livesey (CANCELLED)
Date:   19 April 2017
Time:   13.00 p.m.
Host:   Vivi Heine
Location:   Room F123, Science Building, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, De Boelelaan 1087, Amsterdam
Title lecture:   Human cerebral cortex development and disease in stem cell systems
Affiliation:   Livesey Lab, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
Speaker:   Sheena Josselyn (in collaboration with Amsterdam Brain and Cognition [ABC])
Date:   23 May 2017
Time:   16.00-18.00 p.m.
Host:   Harm Krugers
Location:   Room REC M1.01, Roeterseilandcampus, building M, Plantage Muidergracht 12, Amsterdam
Title lecture:   Making, breaking and linking memories
Affiliation:   Jo$$elyn Lab, Hospital for Sick Children, Univ. of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Speaker:   Denis Jabaudon
Date:   7 June 2017 (DATE CHANGED)
Time:   13.00-15.00 p.m.
Host:   Marco Hoekman
Location:   Room F1.02, Science Park 500, Amsterdam
Title lecture:   Fate and freedom in the developing neocortex
Affiliation:   Dept. of Basic Neuroscience, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
Speaker:   John Mattick
Date:   26 June 2017
Time:   16.00 p.m.
Host:   Eleonora Aronica
Location:   Colloquium Room Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Meibergdreef 47, Amsterdam-ZO
Title lecture:   RNA is the computational engine of human development and brain function
Affiliation:   Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Sydney, Australia
Speaker:   Ege Kavalali
Date:   27 September 2017 (DATE CHANGED)
Time:   13.00 p.m.
Host:   Matthijs Verhage
Location:   Science Building, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, room KC-137, De Boelelaan 1085, Amsterdam
Title lecture:    Mechanisms of quantal neurotransmission in the central nervous system
Affiliation:   Department of Neuroscience, U.T. Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
Speaker:   Haruo Kasai (CANCELLED)
Date:   9 October 2017
Time:   tba
Host:   Christian Lohmann
Location:   tba
Title lecture:    Dendritic spines shaping memory and behaviors
Affiliation:   Laboratory of Structural Physiology, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Speaker:   Matteo Carandini
Date:   13 October 2017
Time:   tba
Host:   Carien Lansink
Location:   Conference Center Johan Cruijff Arena
Title lecture:    From vision to decisions and navigation in mouse cortex
Affiliation:   Cortexlab, UCL, London, UK
Speaker:   Jonathan Seckl
Date:   24 November 2017
Time:   tba
Host:   tba
Location:   Woudschoten Conference Center
Title lecture:    Glucocorticoids, steroid metabolism and developmental programming of the brain
Affiliation:   Endocrinology Unit, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK