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The Head of the NEURONUS 2012-2014 IBRO & IRUN Neuroscience Forums was Iwona Kmieć.

The Head of the NEURONUS 2015 IBRO & IRUN Neuroscience Forum was Tomasz Kruk.

The Head of the NEURONUS 2016 IBRO & IRUN Neuroscience Forum was Izabela Porębska.

Neuronus 2016

NEURONUS 2016 IBRO & IRUN Neuroscience Forum was held on April 22-24th 2016 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 3 poster sessions, including over 60 speakers and 150 poster presenters. The meeting was attended by about 450 neuroscientists affiliated in 18 countries.

Keynote Speakers

  • Ghislaine Dehaene-Lambertz (Cognitive Neuroimaging Unit, INSERM, Gif/Yvette, France)
  • Christian Büchel (Department of Systems Neuroscience, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany)
  • Karl Gegenfurtner (Department of Psychology, Giessen University, Germany)
  • Benno Roozendaal (Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour & Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, the Netherlands)
  • Robert Lucas (Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Manchester, UK)
  • Miguel Maravall (School of Life Sciences, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK)

Awards

  • for oral presentation in cognitive neuroscience: Monika Riegel (Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Warsaw, Poland): 'Wolf in sheep’s clothing or wolf in wolf’s clothing? Effects of emotional congruency and basic emotions  on associative memory in communicative context – fMRI preliminary results’
  • for poster presentations in cognitive neuroscience:
    1. Łukasz Bola (Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland & Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Warsaw, Poland): ‘Structural reorganization of early sensory areas supports cross-modal plasticity’
    2. Magdalena Matyjek (Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland): ‘Prior socio-affective experiences modulate the perception of otherwise neutral faces’
  • for oral presentation in biological neuroscience:
    1. Malgorzata Borczyk (Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Warsaw, Poland): ‘Ultrastructural analysis of hippocampal organotypic slice cultures upon chemically induced long-term potentiation with serial block-face scanning electron microscopy’
    2. Cagatay Aydin (KU Leuven & Neuro-Electronics Research Flanders, Leuven, Belgium): ‘Impact of locomotion on population activity of visual thalamus and cortex’
  • for poster presentation in biological neuroscience: Kamil Pradel (Institute of Pharmacology PAS, Krakow, Poland): ‘Noradrenergic signaling in ventral tegmental area of the rat – an electrophysiological and microiontophoretic study’
  • for Medical Case Report: Katarzyna Sawczyńska & Wojciech Bochenek (Jagiellonian University Medical College, Krakow, Poland: ‘Fiction or reality – the image of neurological disorders in feature films and TV series’

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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.


Kenote speakers

  • 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)

Awards

  • 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’

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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.


Keynote speakers


Awards

  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

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Neuronus 2013

NEURONUS 2013 IBRO & IRUN Neuroscience Forum was held on May 9-11th 2013 in the Auditorium Maximum of the Jagiellonian University, in the city centre of Krakow. It featured a very intensive 3-day program with 6 plenary lectures, 13 oral sessions and a poster session, including over 60 speakers and over 80 poster presenters. The meeting was attended by circa 400 neuroscientists affiliated in 16 countries. Moreover, it was opened with ‘Adolf Beck’s Memorial Session’, which was organized to commemorate 150th birthday anniversary of the EEG pioneer born in Krakow.

As the emphasis during NEURONUS Forums is put on the development of young scientists, this year edition of neuroscientific events was accompanied by ‘Meet Your Speaker - Scientific Career Opportunities Session’ and ‘Publish or Perish - Introduction to Academic Writing and Reviewing Session’.

Keynote speakers


Awards

  1. For oral presentation in Cognitive Neuroscience sessions:

    Agata Woźniak-Kwaśniewska (Grenoble Institute of Neuroscience, France)
    An EEG-rTMS study of the influence of rTMS over the left DLPFC: A comparison of different stimulation protocols in healthy subjects

  2. For poster presentation in Cognitive Neuroscience sessions:

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

  3. For oral presentation in Biological Neuroscience sessions:

    Dorota Badowska (Max Planck Institute of Experimental Medicine, Göttingen & Clinics of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Göttingen, Germany)
    How to make a schizophrenic mouse?

  4. For poster presentation in Biological Neuroscience sessions:

    Magdalena Kisiel (Wroclaw Medical University, Poland)
    Pharmacological assessment of impact of α1F64 mutation on conformational transitions of GABAA receptor

  5. For Medical Case Report presentation:

    Brandon Michael Henry (Jagiellonian University Medical College, Poland)
    First Bite Syndrome: a postoperative complication of cervical vagal schwannoma excision

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Neuronus 2012

NEURONUS 2012 IBRO & IRUN Neuroscience Forum was held on April 20-22nd, 2012 in the Auditorium Maximum of the Jagiellonian University, in the city centre of Krakow. It featured a very intensive 3-day program with 4 plenary lectures and 12 oral sessions, including over 50 speakers. Moreover, 2 poster sessions and Medical Case Reports session amounted in over 60 presentations. The meeting was attended by circa 450 neuroscientists affiliated in 15 countries. Regular scientific program was accompanied by the Scientific Career Opportunities session, as well as by evening social events.

In 2013, a special issue entitled 'Neuronus' has been published by Advances in Cognitive Psychology (volume 9, issue 4).

Keynote speakers


Awards

  1. For oral presentation in Cognitive Neuroscience sessions:

    Michał Bola (University of Magdeburg)
    Neurophysiology of visual processing in subjects with optic nerve damage – a VEP study

  2. For poster presentation in Cognitive Neuroscience sessions:

    Szymon Biduła (Adam Mickiewicz University of Poznań)
    RESAP: an automated stream for analysis of the resting-state fMRI data

  3. For oral presentation in Biological Neuroscience sessions:

    Martin Perescis (Radboud University Nijmegen)
    Convulsive seizures in rats chronically treated with a cannabinoid antagonist

  4. For poster presentation in Biological Neuroscience sessions:

    Kamila Mizerska (Instituto de Neurociencias de Alicante, UMH-CSIC)
    Altered corneal nerve morphology and increased responsiveness of corneal cold receptors in experimental model of dry eye

  5. For Medical Case Report presentation:

    Elżbieta Klimiec & Paweł Moskal (Jagiellonian University Medical College)
    Hemichorea in patient with stroke

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