LNA conference (2022)

14th Conference of LNA

November 25th, 2022

Life Sciences Center, Sauletekio al. 7, Vilnius, Lithuania

Abstract Book






Opening and Welcome 

Prof. Osvaldas Rukšėnas, President of the Lithuanian Neuroscience Association 


Keynote lecture 

Prof. Walter Senn, University of Bern, Switzerland 

 “Creative dreams help your brain learn better: generative adversarial networks in the brain” 


Coffee/Tea break sponsor

Session I

Chair – Dr. Robertas Guzulaitis, VU, Vilnius, Lithuania


Aistė Ambrasė, University of Tubingen, Germany 

“Why are the networks of moral, risky, and ambiguous decision-making distinct in the brain?””  


Lina Zabulienė, Vilnius University, Lithuania 

“Iodine status and the brain: effects and mechanisms” 


Justinas Narbutas, Leibniz Research Centre for Working Environment and Human Factors (IfADo), Germany

“Factors involved in the pathophysiology of Alzheimer’s disease: new insights about sleep microstructure, chronic stress and cognitive fitness in late midlife” 


Lunch. Poster Session sponsors       


Meeting of LNA members 

Session II

Chair – Prof. Rima Naginienė, LSMU, Kaunas, Lithuania


Marius Bauza, University College London, UK 

“Home cage monitoring system for continuous behavioural and cognitive phenotyping in mice” 


Julija Krupic, University of Cambridge, UK 

Simultaneous representation of multiple time horizons by the entorhinal grid cells 


Klaudia Kuzdrowska, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland 

“Effects of nicotine on neurodegenerative processes in a model of Alzheimer’s disease in drosophila melanogaster lineage Appld” 




Jan Rodriguez Parkitna, Maj Institute of Pharmacology of Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland 

Modeling social reward, empathy and prosocial choice in mice” 


Jachin Edward Pousson, Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music, Latvia 

Towards Brain-Computer Music Interfacing (BCMI) for music performance” 




Closing Party


BCI & Neurotechnology Masterclasses in Baltic States

We are delighted to invite you to the first BCI & Neurotechnology Masterclasses in Baltic States! Why not highlighting some of the best BCI research and development projects presented by renowned experts? So don’t miss this chance to learn and acquire insights into the know-how and techniques of our brain-computer interface technology in Baltic Reginon.

Masterclass will take place on the 26th of November, 2022, starting at 9 AM (local time), remotely via Zoom platform.

Register here to reserve a place!

Conference fee

Conference fee covers conference materials and activities, lunch and coffee breaks, closing party. 

Active member of LNA early – free of charge, late 10 Eur, on site 15 Eur
Non-member of LNA (regular)

early 30 Eur,  late 40 Eur, on site 50 Eur

Non-member of LNA (student)

early 10 Eur, late 15 Eur, on site 20 Eur

Early fee was available until 7th November, 2022.

Update: Late fee is available until 24th November, 2022 (inclusive). After this date new participants can pay the fee on the conference day on site only.


Registration to the conference

All participants require to register to the conference. Please make sure you have paid the conference fee/activated your membership first. Only then you will receive an access to the registration form.

Here are the steps for a successful registration:

  1. Log in/create an account.
  2. Pay the conference fee / renew membership: 
  3. Register to the conference (after a successful payment the form will be visible below. Please open the conference site again / refresh the website if needed to see the registration form).


To access registration form - please login (register) first to website and then come back to this page. Login or register to website here.


Poster session / Abstract Submission

Participants are invited to present their research work in a poster session. Best posters will be awarded. In addition to “The best poster award” special poster prizes were established by   “Poster prize for experimental novelty” and  “For the best molecular neuroscience poster”.

To participate in the Poster session, first you are required to submit an abstract.  

— Abstract submission is now closed —

 Poster Session 

You are expected to present your poster based on your abstract during the poster session and answer questions. We strongly encourage an active participation in the poster session that will take place during the Conference from 13:00 to 14:30. Please speak to the organizers at the registration desk once you have arrived at the venue in the Life Sciences Center of Vilnius University (Sauletekio ave. 7, Vilnius). You will be assigned a stand to hang your poster on; pins will be provided.

Poster session is supported by and all printing expenses can be covered!  To get reimbursement for printing work you should do the following:  

  • Print your poster at the printing house of your choice (NOTE: You must print-out the poster yourself!); 
  • Ask for an invoice that must be issued to Lietuvos neuromokslų asociacija, Company code 300007300; 
  • Get a payment receipt; 
  • Bring the invoice, the receipt, your name and bank account details to Ramunė Grikšienė on the day of the conference or send them all after the conference to ramune.griksiene@gf.vu.lt. 

Requirements for posters: 

  • File format: printed
  • Poster orientation: portrait
  • Poster size: A1 (594×841 mm)