Keynote Speakers

Gordon Fishell
Havard Medical School, USA

The intimate dependence and remarkable precision of cortical interneuron-pyramidal cell connectivity

Reinhard Jahn
Max Planck Institute, Göttingen, Germany

Novel functions of oligodendrocytes in the neuronal circuitry

Invited Speakers

Andrea Barberis
Italian Institute of Technology, Italy

Short-range interaction between excitatory and inhibitory synapses in dendrites of hippocampal pyramidal neurons

Beatriz Rico
King’s College London, United Kingdom

Mechanisms orchestrating the assembly of interneuron-pyramidal cell networks

Britta Eickholt
Charite Berlin, Germany

Coordination of synaptic (stress) signaling and actin filament dynamics

Camilla Bellone
University of Genève, Switzerland

The synaptic basis of social approach and avoidance behaviour

Eleonora Palma
University of Roma La Sapienza, Italy

Looking for an altered synaptic function in epilepsy

Ira Milosevic
MIA Portugal, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Coordination of synaptic vesicle acidification and trafficking by rabconnectin-3a

Klaus-Armin Nave
Max Planck Institute for Experimental Medicine, Göttingen, Germany

Novel functions of oligodendrocytes in the neuronal circuitry

Laurent Groc
Interdisciplinary Institute for Neuroscience, University of Bordeaux, France

Dysfunction of NMDA receptor trafficking in neuropsychiatric disorders

Nathalie Rouach
Centre Interdisciplinaire de Recherche en Biologie, Collège de France

Astrocytes : guardians of critical period plasticity of the visual cortex

Olivier Thoumine
University of Bordeaux, France

Role of the adhesion molecule neuroligin-1 in synapse differentiation: membrane dynamics, phosphotyrosine signalling, and regulation by cis-binders

Paola Bezzi
University of Lausanne, Switzerland

Astrocytic VMAT2 in the developing prefrontal cortex is required for normal grooming behavior in mice

Peter Kind
University of Edinburgh, UK

Rosa Cossart
Institute of Mediterranean Neurobiology, France

From the synapse to the network: is the CA1 GABAergic synapse really inhibitory?

Sabine Lévi
Fer à Moulin Institute, Sorbonne University, France

Stabilization and elimination of synapses by the adenosine signaling pathway

Thomas Blanpied
University of Maryland School of Medicine, USA

Subunit-specific NMDA receptor nanoarchitecture

Selected Speakers

Ana Beltran Arranz
King’s College London, United Kingdom

Glia-to-interneuron conversion in the postnatal mouse cortex

Ângela S. Inácio
Centre for Neurocience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Aberrant hippocampal transmission and behavior in mice with a stargazin mutation linked to intellectual disability

Ayça Olcay
Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poznań

Analysis of Synapse-enriched Circular RNAs for Loss-of-Function Studies in Primary Cortical Neuron

Domenico Azarnia Tehran
Leibniz-FMP, Berlin, Germany

Selective Endocytosis of Ca2+-permeable AMPARs by the Alzheimer’s Disease Risk Factor CALM Bidirectionally Controls Synaptic Plasticity

Ludovic Tricoire
Sorbonne Université, Paris, France

GRID1/GluD1 homozygous variants linked to intellectual disability and spastic paraplegia impair mGlu1/5 receptor signaling and excitatory synapses

Maria Joana Pinto
Institut de Biologie de l’École Normale Supérieure, Paris, France

Microglial TNFα orchestrates phosphorylation of synaptic proteins and controls homeostatic sleep

Nicolas Morgenstern
Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Lisbon, Portugal

Pyramidal tract neurons amplify excitation to the striatum through cholinergic interneurons

Rafael Almeida
Centre for Discovery Brain Sciences, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Non-synaptic axonal neurotransmission regulates myelinated circuit formation in vivo

Sébastien Delhaye
Institut de Pharmacologie Moléculaire et Cellulaire, CNRS/Université Côte d’Azur, France

Phosphodiesterase 2A is a Goldilocks protein involved in neurodevelopment