The 12th UK-KOREA Neuroscience Symposium

*CALL FOR ABSTRACTS - 31st May*
A fantastic 2-day symposium promoting collaboration between neuroscience communities in Korea and the UK

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*CALL FOR ABSTRACTS - 31st May*

Short-talks will be invited from Abstracts. More Details and Abstract Form return to scott.michell@kcl.ac.uk by 31.05.2019

Plenary Speakers

Prof. Julie Williams (UK DRI Associated Director at Cardiff)

Dr. Matt Botvinick (DeepMind)

Sessions

Genes, protein & brain disorders, Neural plasticity, Abnormal proteins in neurodegenerative disorders, Circuit & behaviour, Model organisms, Poster presentations, Poster-award talks...

UK Speakers

Dr Marco Brancaccio (UK DRI, Imperial College London)
Dr. Benjamin Falcon (LMB-Cambridge)
Dr. Lucia Prieto-Godino (Crick Institute, London)
Prof. Elizabeth Tunbridge (Oxford)
Dr. Nathalie Rochefort (Edinburgh)
Dr. Marc-David Ruepp (UK DRI, King’s College London)
Prof. Dimitri Rusakov (UCL)
Prof. Scott Waddell (Oxford) 

UK Organisers: 

Dr. Laura Andreae (King’s College London)
Prof. Kei Cho (UK DRI at King’s College, London)
Dr. John Isaac (Johnson & Johnson, London)

Korea Uk Symp Support

Programme - Day 1, 12th August

08:30

Registration

09:20

Opening

TBA

09:30

Plenary Lecture

Julie Williams (DRI, Cardiff) Identifying Alzheimer’s disease risk genes

Session 1

Gene, protein and brain disorder

10:10

Talk (UK) 1.1

Liz Tunbridge (Oxford) Understanding links between genes and brain dysfunction in psychiatric illness

20min+5min

10:35

Coffee Break

10:50

Talk (KOR) 1.2

Ja Woo Koo (Korea Brain Research Institute) Epigenetic mechanisms in individual variation in psychiatric disorders

20min+5min

11:15

Talk (UK) 1.3

Marc-David Ruepp (DRI, King’s College London) Altered RNA metabolism in neurodegeneration

20min+5min

11:40

Talk (KOR) 1.4

Ki-Jun Yoon (Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology) Deciphering the neural epitranscriptome using mouse and human organoid models

20min+5min

12:05

Poster Blitz-1

2 min per poster (one slide only)

15 KOR

12:35

Lunch & poster preview

Poster Preview-Session

Session 2

Neural Plasticity

13:30

Talk (UK) 2.1

Dimitri Rusakov (University College London) Neural circuits with astroglia

20+5min talk

13:55

Talk (KOR) 2.2

C. Justin Lee (Institute for Basic Science) Critical roles of astrocyte-neuron interaction in behavior and brain diseases

20+5min talk

14:20

Talk (UK) 2.3

Nathalie Rochefort (Edinburgh)

20+5min talk

14:45

Talk (KOR) 2.4

Hoon Ryu (Korea Institute of Science & Technology)

Epigenetic modulation of long term potentiation and memory function in Alzheimer’s disease

20+5min talk

15:10

Poster Blitz-2

2 min per poster (one slide only)

15UK

15:40

Poster Session

Poster, Networking & Wine


16:50

Poster voting and Award

Two posters will be awarded by public vote and giving a short oral presentation, 13/Aug (Day2)

1UK/1KOR

17:00

Day 1 End

18:30

Symposium Dinner

TBC (invitation only)


Programme - Day 2, 13th August


Session 3

Hot Topic: Abnormal proteins in neurodegenerative disorders

09:00

Talk (UK) 3.1

Marco Brancaccio (DRI, Imperial College London ) Exploring the role of circadian dysfunction in the early stages of dementia

20+5min talk

09:25

Talk (KOR) 3.2

Seung-Jae Lee (Seoul Natl. Univ.) Mechanisms of ⍺-synuclein propagation

20+5min talk

10:00

Talk (UK) 3.3

Ben Falcon (LMB, Cambridge) CryoEM and amplification mechanisms of filamentous proteins – neurodegeneration

10+5min talk

10:15

Talk (KOR) 3.4

Heejung Chun (Institute for Basic Science)

H2O2 from severe reactive astrocytes precipitates pathological hallmarks of Alzheimer’s disease

10+5min talk

10:30

Talk 3.5

TBC: talk will be invited from abstract

10+5min talk

10:45

Talk (KOR) 3.6

Hansang Cho (Univ. North Carolina) 3D Human Brain models for the Study of Neurodegenerative Diseases

10+5min talk

11:00

Coffee Break

11:20

Congratulatory address

H.E. Ambassador Enna Park & Professor Fiona Watt (Executive Chair of the MRC)

11:30

Plenary Lecture

Matt Botvinick (DeepMind) AI and Neuroscience: a virtuous circle

12:10

Lunch

Photo session & Lunch

Session 4

Science Careers-Panel Discussion

13:10

Introduction

John Isaac (J&J)

5 min

13:15

Panel discussion

John Isaac (J&J), Morgan Sheng (MIT), Jackie Hunter (Benevolent AI), Carol Routeledge (ARUK), Laura Andreae (King’s College London)

5 min each panel

Session 5

Poster Award Talk

13:40

Poster talk 5.1 (KOR)

presentation only, no Q&A

10min

13:50

Poster talk 5.2 (UK)

presentation only, no Q&A

10min

Session 6

Hot Topic Invited Talks

14:00

Talk 6.1

TBC: talk will be invited from abstract

10+5min talk

14:15

Talk (KOR) 6.2

Jong-Cheol Rah (Korea Brain Research

Institute)

Cortical neurophysiology

10+5min talk

14:30

Talk (KOR) 6.3

Sehoon Keum (Institute for Basic Science) A Missense Variant at the Nrxn3 Locus Enhances Empathy Fear in the Mouse.

10+5min talk

14:45

Coffee Break

Session 7

Model Organism

15:05

Talk (UK) 7.1

Scott Waddell (Oxford) Neural circuit properties of memory- directed behaviour in the fruit fly

20min+5min

15:30

Talk (KOR) 7.2

Myungin Baek (Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science & Technology) Decoding the molecular logic underlying locomotor circuit development

20min+5min

15:55

Talk (UK) 7.3

Lucia Prieto-Godino (Francis Crick Institute) Neural circuits develop in the Drosophila

20min+5min

16:20

Talk (KOR) 7.4

Gregg Suh (Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology)

Nutrient Sensing, Valence Encoding in Flies

and Mice

20min+5min

16:45

Closing Remarks


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