Adult Neurogenesis 2018
May 2-4, 2018 – Dresden, Germany
Adult neurogenesis is distinct from embryonic forms of neurogenesis in that neuronal development underlies extrinsic regulation, from physiological to pathological. This regulation targets different stages of neuronal development, between cell cycle entry and proliferation of radial glia-like stem cells to the lasting integration of the newly generated neurons. There are obvious feedback loops in that regulation of neurogenesis might alter behavior, which in turn acts back on adult neurogenesis. But how does this all work? How does regulation occur across scales? What constitutes ‘causes’ and ‘mechanisms’ in such complex system? This conference uses these key questions as entry point into discussions about how activity and development are linked in adult neurogenesis.
Free registration up for grabs!
Abcam and the Node are looking for an official meeting reporter to attend this meeting. The Reporter will be responsible for providing regular updates of interesting talks/discussions for twitter/tweets (by Abcam), plus a meeting report of their experience and the sights and sounds of the meeting (for publishing on The Node and Abcam website). Check out the article written by the last conference’s meeting reporter winner, Nambirajan Govindarajan.
To apply to be the meeting reporter, please send a short paragraph (written for a scientific audience, max. 200 words) to firstname.lastname@example.org, telling us what makes adult neurogenesis fascinating to you! Application deadline: February 2, 2018. The winner will receive free registration to the meeting (travel and accommodation not included).
Organizer: Gerd Kempermann (CRTD – Technische Universität Dresden)
Confirmed speakers: Nora Abrous, Laure Bally-Cuif, Benedikt Berninger, Michael Brand, Federico Calegari, Fred H. Gage, Sebastian Jessberger, H. Georg Kuhn, Alejandro Schinder, Jason Snyder, Sandrine Thuret, and Henriette van Praag
Call for abstracts: Abstracts are invited for short talks or poster presentations and can be submitted during registration (see meeting website for more details)
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