LNA conference 2014

The 6th Conference of Lithuanian Neuroscience Association

December 5, 2014

Hotel „Panorama“, Sodų str. 14, Vilnius


9.00 - 9.50 Registration

9.50 - 10.00 Opening. President of LNA O. Rukšėnas

10.00 - 10.40 Plenary lecture. Linas Bieliauskas Changes in visuospatial processing with aging. Neuropsychology Section, University of Michigan, Michigan, USA

I session (Chair - A. Bulatov)

10.40 - 11.10 Aurelija Jučaitė Neurochemical – neurovisual investigation: news and clinical application. Karolinska Institute, Stokholm, Sweden

11.10 – 11.40 Valentina Vengelienė Alcoholism: cannot be cured but can it be treated? Institute of Psychopharmacology, Central Institute of Mental Health, University of Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany; Vilnius University, Vilnius, Lithuania

11.40 - 12.00 Coffee/Tea

12.00 - 12.20 Inga Griškova-Bulanova Electrophysiological markers of neuropsychiatric diseases. Vilnius University, Vilnius, Lithuania

12.20 - 12.40 Jolita Janušauskaitė Preclinical diagnostics of Parkinson‘s disease. Lithuanian Health Sciences University, Kaunas, Lithuania

12.40 – 13.00 Agnė Mikailionytė The role of video game play in enhancing visual function in healthy individuals and those who have visual impairments. Department of Life Science, Kingston University, London, UK

13.00 - 14.00 Lunch. Coffee/Tea

14.00 – 14.30 Annual meeting of LNA (for LNA members)

II session (Chair – A. Alaburda)

14.30 – 14.50 Aušra Saudargienė, Marja-Leena Linne The Human Brain Project: advancing future neuroscience, medicine and computing. Vytautas Magnus University, Kaunas, Lithuania; Tampere University of Technology, Finland

14.50 - 15.20 Bruce Graham Computational modeling of hippocampal circuits in health and disease. University of Stirling, Scotland, UK

15.20 – 15.50 Gytis Baranauskas Can Brain-Computer interface improve the lives of disabled people already today?Department of Physiology and Cell Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences and Zlotowski Center for Neuroscience, Ben-Gurion University, Beer-Sheva, Israel; Laboratory of Neurphysiology, Institute of Neurosciences, Lithuanian Health Sciences University, Kaunas, Lithuania

15.50 - 16.20 Adomas Bunevičius Behavioral Neurosurgery: From Patient to Data. Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania

16.20 - 19.00 Poster session. Cheese & wine

18.00 Poster Awards



Conference language – English

Awards – prize for the best poster presentation - book Principles of Neural Science, Fifth Edition, 2012, Eric R. Kandel et al.