Final Program

 IBRO WORKSHOP BUDAPEST, January 21-22, 2016


January 21, 2016
8.30 - 9.45 Registration
9.45 – 10.00 Opening ceremony
10.00 – 10.45 Plenary lecture I. (Buzsáki Lecture)
Nikos Logothetis
NET-fMRI of large-scale brain networks: mapping dynamic connectivity in epochs of synaptic and system consolidation
10.45 – 11.00 Break
11.00 – 12.45 Symposium I
Quantitative and functional aspects of associational cortical connections
Organizers/Chairs: László Négyessy, Zoltán Kisvárday, Zoltán Somogyvári
  • Henry Kennedy:Large-scale models of interareal cortical networks (20 min)
  • László Négyessy:Comparison of intrinsic and inter-areal cortical connectivity in the somatosensory cortex (15 min)
  • Anna W. Roe:Structure-function relationship obtained with multimodal physiological approaches (20 min)
  • Claus C. Hilgetag:The cortical connectome in context: relating extrinsic cortical connections to intrinsic cortical architecture (20 min)
  • Zoltán Somogyvári:Traditional and new techniques to define causal relationships in the cerebral cortex (15 min)
12.45 – 15.45 Poster session / Lunch
15.45 – 16.30 Plenary lecture II.
Karl Friston
I am therefore I think
16.30 – 17.00 Coffee break
17.00 – 18.45 Symposium II
Neuroimaging the human brain in health and disease
Organizers/Chairs: Zoltán Vidnyánszky, Rik Henson
  • John Serences:Selective attention and visual information processing (25 min)
  • Gyula Kovács:Short-term plastic processes, revealed by functional magnetic resonance imaging in the human brain (25 min)
  • Zoltán Vidnyánszky:Exploring functional connectivity in the human brain using resting state fMRI (25 min)
  • Rik Henson:Cambridge Centre for Ageing & Neuroscience (CamCAN): some preliminary results (25 min)
18.45 – 19.45 General Assembly of HNS
20:30 Gala dinner in Hilton Budapest Castle Hotel

January 22, 2016 
9.30 – 10.15 Plenary lecture III.
Buzsáki György
Why do we need so many neurons?
10.15 - 10.30 Break
10.30 –12.15 Symposium III.
Mechanisms of healthy and pathological cortical transient high activity states
Organizers/Chairs: Attila Gulyás, Liset Menendez la Prida
  • Attila Gulyás: Modulation of excitability and synaptic efficacy switches among physiological and pathological transient high activity events (25 min)
  • Gilles Huberfeld: Common mechanisms of generation of epileptic discharges in diverse human epileptic tissues (25 min)
  • Liset Menendez de la Prida: Physiological and pathological hippocampal high-frequency oscillations: is there any difference? (25 min)
  • Andrew Trevelyan: The regulation of intraneuronal chloride: dictating functional groups in neuronal network behavior (25 min)
12.15 - 15.15 Poster session / Lunch
15.15 – 16.00 Plenary lecture IV.
Rosa Cossart
How developmental origin shapes the functional organization of the adult hippocampus
16.00 – 16.30 Coffee break
16.30 – 18.15 Symposium IV.
Behavioral, endocrine and neuropathological consequences of stressful life events
Organizer/Chair: Boldizsár Czéh
  • Paul J. Lucassen: Hippocampal plasticity in relation to (early) stress, nutrition and depression (25 min)
  • Eberhard Fuchs: Working with a unique chronic psychosocial stress paradigm – What have we learned from the tree shrews? (25 min)
  • Ove Wiborg: Cognitive and neuroendocrine changes in the chronic mild stress model for depression (25 min)
  • József Haller: Early stress, adult stress responses, and aggression-related psychopathologies (25 min)
18.15 – 19.15 Closing ceremony


Organizers/Chairs: László Négyessy, Zoltán Kisvárday, Zoltán Somogyvári