Symposia

Chair:
Alba Ferrara, Lucía

Asymmetries in the human brain: Insights from structural and functional anatomy, and its relation to behavior

“Anatomical substrates of functional hemisphere asymmetries” Mariana Bendersky,  (UBA-CONICET).

“The translingual lexical decision task: a measure of language lateralization” Markus Hausmann

“Lateralization of lexical processing in refractory temporal epilepsy”  Lucia Alba-Ferrara

Chair:
Bisig, Gaston

Cytoskeleton, its alterations, and neuronal defects

“Tau, a key molecule in neurodegeneration from cytoskeleton to  microtubule-non related functions” Alejandra Alonso, College of Staten Island, The City University of  New York, NY, USA

“Implication of α-tubulin tyrosination/detyrosination cycle in synaptic  activity and degeneration”  Leticia Peris, Grenoble Institut des Neurosciences, Grenoble, France

“In situ organization of the actin/spectrin membrane-associated periodic  skeleton of axons with nanometer resolution” Nicolas Unsain, Instituto de Investigación Médica Mercedes y  Martín Ferreyra, INIMEC-CONICET-UNC, Córdoba, Argentina

“α-tubulin c-terminal modification: the importance of being tyrosinated” Gaston Bisig, Centro de Investigaciones en Química Biológica de  Córdoba- Dpto. Química Biológica Ranwel Caputto, CIQUIBIC-DQBRC-UNC, Córdoba, Argentina

Chairs:
Manresa, José
Coronel, Florencia

Neuroscience and Translational Pain Research

“Antinociceptive effect of intra-articular histamine in rats” Eduardo Souza-Silva, Departamento de Farmacologia, Centro de Ciências  Biológicas, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC), Brasil

“Human surrogate models of pain” José Biurrun Manresa, Instituto de Investigación y Desarrollo en  Bioingeniería y Bioinformática (IBB), CONICET-UNER, Argentina

“Painful small fiber neuropathy and skin damage” Margarita Calvo Bascuñan, Departamento de Fisiología, Facultad de  Ciencias Biológicas, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile

“IMT504 and chronic pain: A “bench to bedside” tale” Pablo R. Brumovsky, Instituto de Investigaciones en Medicina Traslacional (IIMT), CONICET-Universidad Austral, Facultad de Ciencias Biomédicas,  Argentina

Chairs:
Durand, Daniela
Caruso, Carla

Glia-driven neurodegeneration and neurorepair in age-related dementias

“Single cell approaches to explore microglia in Alzheimer’s Disease Suman Jayadev, UW Department of Neurology

“Age-related changes on the activation of microglia promotes neuroinflammation  and neuron damage” Rommy von Bernhardi, Department of Neurology, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile School of  Medicine; Faculty of Health Sciences, Universidad San Sebastián 

Late Neurological consequences of early life infections: the role of microgliaJulia Clarke, School of Pharmacy, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

“Modulating glial cells response in the aging brain: use of IGF1 gene therapy as a therapeutic tool” María José Bellini, Instituto de Investigaciones Bioquímicas de La Plata, CONICET

Chairs:
Echeveste, Rodrigo
Samengo, Inés

How does the brain represent what we know (and don't know) about the world?

“Neural coding of sound envelope structure in songbirds” Ana Amador

“A bridge between physiological and perceptual views of autism by means of sampling-based Bayesian inference” Rodrigo Echeveste

“The geometry of color space” Inés Samengo

“Network architecture shapes spatial representations in the medial entorhinal cortex … Does it?” Emilio Kropff

Chair:
Kaczer, Laura

Neurocognitive perspectives on language research

“Neural bases and cognitive implications of auditory-motor synchronization of speech” María Florencia Assaneo, Instituto de Neurobiología, UNAM, México

“Beyond the 0.001%: linguistic diversity, cognitive neuroscience, and the foundations of

the language sciences” Damián Blasi, Harvard University, USA, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History

“Beyond the lonely word: Discourse-level approaches to basic and translational

neurolinguistics” Adolfo García, CONICET, Centro de Neurociencias Cognitivas, Universidad de San Andrés, Argentina

“Role of intrinsic reward on language learning” Antoni Rodríguez-Fornells, Catalan Institution for Research and Advanced Studies, Universidad de Barcelona, España

Chairs:
Monteleone, Melisa
Brocco, Marcela

Towards a molecular diagnosis of stress-related disorders. Fact or fiction?

“Evaluation of mental health during the pandemic in different samples of the Argentine population” Juan Carlos Godoy, Instituto de Investigaciones Psicológicas (IIPsi), Facultad de Psicología, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba (UNC) y Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET), Córdoba, Argentina

“Searching for novel therapeutic targets for the treatment of depression and metabolic risk: Biomarkers for early life stress and intestinal dysbiosis” Naima Lajud, Centro de Investigación Biomédica de Michoacán- Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social 

Morelia, México

“Contribution of Inflammatory mediators and Innate Immunity in the pathophysiology

of Major Depressive Disorders” Eugenio Antonio Carrera Silva, Laboratorio de Trombosis Experimental, Instituto de Medicina Experimental (IMEX), CONICET, Academia Nacional de Medicina, Buenos Aires, Argentina

“Beyond astrocyte-derived extracellular vesicles as stress biomarkers: role in

intestinal pathologies” Ursula Wyneken, Centro de Investigación e Innovación Biomédica (CiiB), Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de los Andes, Santiago, Chile

Chair:
Pallarés, María Eugenia

Infant-caregiver interactions shape brain development and have lifelong consequences for mental health

“Mothers neglect their young when peripartum adaptations of the CRF system fail” Oliver Bosch, Department of Behavioural and Molecular Neurobiology, University of Regensburg, Germany

“Early life stress and the programming of motivated behaviors and cognition” 

Carla Dalmaz, Departamento de Bioquímica, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil

“A translational approach to investigate mechanisms underlying intergenerational inheritance of depression” Chris Murgatroyd, Department of Life Sciences at Manchester

Metropolitan University, United Kingdom

“Developmental transitions in brain networks of attachment and fear: a rodent model of human development”. Regina Sullivan, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the New York University (NYU) Grossman School of Medicine, and The Nathan Kline Institute an NIH MERIT awardee

Chair:
Rela, Lorena

In vivo selective manipulation of microglia

“The use of CSF1R inhibitors to manipulate microglia in the healthy and diseased brain” Kim Green, Department of Neurobiology and Behavior University of California, Irvine, CA, USA

TBD, Katerina Akassoglou, Department of Neurology University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA

TBD, David Engblom, Department of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences (BKV), Center for Social and Affective Neuroscience (CSAN), Linköpking University, Sweden

“Effect of microglial depletion on neurodegeneration in a multiple sclerosis model” Laura Andrea Pasquini, CONICET, Instituto de Química y Fisicoquímica Biológicas (IQUIFIB), Universidad de Buenos Aires

Chairs:
Wilson, Carlos
Moyano, Ana Lis

Bridging the epigenetic landscape with axonal dynamics: transcriptional and translational concepts for development and repair

“Epigenetic regulation of neuronal polarization and axon growth by the histone

methyltransferase G9a and the H3K9me2 label” Carlos Wilson, Instituto Universitario de Ciencias Biomédicas de Córdoba, CONICET, Córdoba, Argentina

“A new Ring in the chain: circular RNAs localize in the axon” Marie Laure Baudet, Armenise-Harvard Laboratory of Axonal Neurobiology, Center for Integrative Biology (CIBIO), University of Trento, Trento, Italy

“Targeting the CBP/p300 acetyltransferase with a small-molecule activator to enhance

axon regeneration and functional recovery after spinal cord injury” Thomas H. Hutson, Center for Neuroprosthetics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), Geneva, Switzerland

“Stem Cell-Derived Extracellular Vesicles Promote Regeneration During Demyelination

ex vivo” Ana Lis Moyano, Instituto Universitario de Ciencias Biomédicas de Córdoba

CONICET, Córdoba, Argentina

Chair:
Setton, Patricia

Attending the unattended: focusing on rare diseases