Neuronus IBRO Neuroscience Forum

Neuronus 2015

NEURONUS 2015 IBRO & IRUN Neuroscience Forum was held on April 17-19th 2015 in the Auditorium Maximum of the Jagiellonian University, with 7 plenary lectures, 16 oral sessions and 3 poster sessions, including over 70 speakers and almost 300 poster presenters. The meeting was attended by about 600 neuroscientists affiliated in more than 20 countries.


  • Kia Nobre (Oxford Centre for Human Brain Activity, UK)
  • Niels Birbaumer (Institute of Medical Psychology and Behavioral Neurobiology, University of Tübingen, Germany)
  • Paul Whalen (Dartmouth College, USA & Leverhulme Trust Visiting Professor at the University of Reading, UK)
  • Tom Johnstone (University of Reading, UK)
  • Pamela Shaw (University of Sheffield, UK)
  • Mark Hübener (Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology, Germany)
  • Bassem Hassan (VIB, KU Leuven, Belgium)


  • Asya Rolls (Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel)
  • Boris Gutkin (Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris, France)
  • Katarzyna Radwańska (Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Warsaw, Poland)
  • Salvatore Campanella (CHU BrugmannUniversité Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium)
  • Gilles Pourtois (Ghent University, Belgium)
  • Christian Henneberger (University of Bonn Medical School, Germany)
  • Rolf Verleger (University of Lübeck, Germany)
  • David Enbglom (Linköping University, Sweden)
  • Claudia Schulz (University of Münster, Germany)
  • Antonella Consiglio (University of Barcelona, Spain)
  • Jan Rodriguez Parkitna (Institute of Pharmacology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Krakow, Poland)
  • André Mouraux (Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium)


  • for oral presentation in cognitive neuroscience: Bartosz Michałowski (Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland): 'The goal within the grasp: an fMRI study of intention-dependent modulations of grasp-related cortical activity’
  • for poster presentations in cognitive neuroscience:
    1. Łukasz Bola (Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland & Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Warsaw, Poland): ‘Sighted visual cortex can be critically involved in tactile Braille reading – TMS evidence’
    2. Mikołaj Buchwald: ‘The anatomy of the default mode network: insights from the high-quality 3T fMRI dataset’ & Sebastian Roch: ‘Unraveling default mode network: spontaneous activity of the brain or organized conceptual processing?’ (both from Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland)
  • for oral presentation in biological neuroscience: Konrad Juczewski (Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden & National Institutes of Health, Rockville, USA): ‘Bad Touch: Somatosensory Processing Studies on a Mouse Model of Disease’
  • for poster presentations in biological neuroscience:
    1. Maria Szaruga (VIB Center for the Biology of Disease, VIB-University of Leuven, Belgium): ‘Aβ production in brains of Familial Alzheimer disease patients’
    2. Kamila Łopata (Institute of Pharmacology of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Krakow, Poland): ‘The role of NMDA-receptor dependent phasic activity of dopamine neurons in motivation and effort discounting’
  • for oral presentation in Medical Case Reports session: Kamila Miętkiewska (Medical University in Poznan, Poland): ‘Diagnostic difficulties in Susac syndrome patient resulting from cognitive impairement’
  • for oral presentation in 'Neurology' session: Harjot Kaur Grewal (Medical University of Lublin, Poland): ‘Illicit Drug Use in Hospitals’


  • Shovan Naskar (Istituto Italiano Di Tecnologia, Italy)
  • Vadim Grubov (Saratov State University, Russia)
  • Federico Moro (Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Italy)



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Honorary Patronage

Komitet Neurobiologii Polskiej Akademii Nauk PTBUN Małopolska Kraków Uniwersytet Jagielloński Wydział Biologii, Uniwersytet Jagielloński Instytut Psychologii, Uniwersytet Jagielloński Instytut Zoologii, Uniwersytet Jagielloński
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