LNA conference (2015)
7th Conference of Lithuanian Neuroscience Association
November 27, 2015
Sauletekio ave. 5, Vilnius
PROGRAM (Abstract book)
9.15 – 10.00 Registration.
10.00 – 10.10 Opening. President of LNA O. Rukšėnas
I session (Chair – Kastytis Dapšys)
10.10 – 10.40 Healthy ageing and Alzheimer’s disease: neurobiological and cognitive differences and connections Gintaras Kaubrys, Vilnius University, Vilnius, Lithuania
10.40 – 11.10 Healthy ageing: a holistic approach Vidmantas Alekna, Asta Mastavičiūtė, Vilnius University, Vilnius, Lithuania
11.10-11.30 Coffee break
11.30 – 12.00 The neuromorphic challenge: theory, circuits and applications Mihai Petrovici,
Kirchhoff-Institute for Physics, University of Heidelberg, Germany, The Human Brain Project
12.00 – 12.30 Ageing and mitochondrial sensitivity to ischaemia Vilmantė Borutaitė, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania
12.30 – 13.00 Trajectories of cognitive aging: findings from adult cognition studies Olga Zamalijeva, Vytautas Jurkuvėnas, Sigita Girdzijauskienė, Vilnius University, Vilnius, Lithuania
13.00 – 14.00 Lunch. Coffee/Tea.
14.00 – 15. 30 Poster session.
II session (Chair – Gytis Svirskis)
15.30 – 16.30 Plenary lecture. Epigenetics of mental disorders Artūras Petronis, The Campbell family Mental Health Research Institute, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
16.30 – 17.00 Wearing my virtual body: behavioral, physiological and neural reactivity to the physical appearance and to the actions of an embodied avatar Gaetano Tieri, Social and Cognitive Neurosciences Laboratory, IRCCS Fondazione Santa Lucia, Rome, Italy, Department of Psychology, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
17. 00 Concluding remarks. Awards.
17.20 – 19.00 Party.
Conference language – English
Awards – prizes for three best poster presentations – books: Principles of Neural Science, Fifth Edition, 2013, Eric R. Kandel et al.; Neuroscience: Exploring the Brain, 4th Edition, 2015, by Mark F. Bear, Barry W. Connors, Michael A. Paradiso