Neuronus IBRO Neuroscience Forum

Neuronus 2014

NEURONUS 2014 IBRO & IRUN Neuroscience Forum was held on April 25-27th 2014 in the Auditorium Maximum of the Jagiellonian University, in the city centre of Krakow. It featured a very intensive 3-days program with 6 plenary lectures, 13 oral sessions and 2 poster sessions, including over 60 speakers and 190 poster presenters. The meeting was attended by about 500 neuroscientists affiliated in 20 countries.



  • Laura Cancedda (Italian Institute of Technology, Genova, Italy)
  • Gilles van Luijtelaar (Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands)
  • Hadas Okon-Singer (University of Haifa, Israel)
  • Fabian Kloosterman (Neuro-Electronics Research Flanders, Leuven, Belgium)
  • Gilles Pourtois (Ghent University, Belgium)
  • Paul Franken (University of Lausanne, Switzerland)
  • Patrik Verstreken (University of Leuven, VIB, Belgium)
  • Adrianna Mendrek (Bishop's University, Canada)
  • Ewelina Knapska (Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Warsaw, Poland)
  • Jarosław Żygierewicz (University of Warsaw, Poland)


  1. Oral presentation in Cognitive Neuroscience Session:

    Michał Bola (Otto von Guericke University of Magdeburg, Germany): Functional connectivity network breakdown in blindness

  2. Poster presentation in Cognitive Neuroscience Session:

    Katarzyna Anna Giertuga (Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Warsaw, Poland): Deficient beta band information flow in ADHD children during attention demanding task

    Jan Nikadon (Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, Poland): Electrophysiological correlates of intelligence – evidence from the analysis of the intrinsic-complexity of the EEG signal

  3. Oral presentation in Biological Neuroscience Session:

    Joanna Szczurkowska (Italian Institute of Technology, Genoa, Italy): Negr1 is required for transition of migrating pyramidal neurons from layer V to layer II/III of the mouse cerebral cortex

    Jeffrey Martin (Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands): Alpha-Band Activity, Chronic Pain, and Attentional Networks

  4. Poster presentation in Biological Neuroscience Session:

    Łukasz Szewczyk (Center of New Technologies, University of Warsaw, Poland): Myelin abnormalities in the brain of the mice lacking St8sia2 gene - a new model of Schizophrenia

  5. Oral presentation in Medical Case Reports' Session:

    Piravin Kumar Ramakrishnan (Jagiellonian University Medical College, Krakow, Poland): Mother and son diagnosed with Tick-borne Encephalitis transmitted by consumption of unpasteurised goat milk

    Katarzyna Siuda (Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland): Emotional disorders in patients with cerebellar lesions

  6. Poster presentation in Medical Case Reports' Session:

    Adrian Chrobak (Jagiellonian University Medical College, Krakow, Poland): Progressive supra nuclear palsy - clinicopathological view


  • Yaneri Aguilar (Universidad de Salamanca, Spain)
  • Enoch Luis (Universidad Miguel Hernández, Spain)
  • Henrike Kristen (Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain)
  • Camelia Acatrinei (Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Romania)




Partners, Sponsors & Funders of previous edition

Honorary Patronage

Uniwersytet Jagielloński Komitet Neurobiologii Polskiej Akademii Nauk Bratniak SKN SIGN FNP Fundacja M. Nencki Impact IFMSA Poland Innovative Elmiko Brain Products Neuro Device Instytut Fotonowy

Media Patrons

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