ISDN 2010 Understanding the basic mechanisms of neurodevelopmental disorders (ISDN 2010)

Venue: Estoril Congress Centre

Location: Estoril, Portugal

Event Date/Time: Jun 06, 2010 End Date/Time: Jun 09, 2010
Registration Date: Jun 06, 2010
Abstract Submission Date: Feb 26, 2010
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ISDN2010
Understanding the basic mechanisms of neurodevelopmental disorders
Estoril, Portugal | 6-9 June 2010

18th Biennial Conference of the
International Society for Developmental Neuroscience

POSTER ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE - 26 FEBRUARY 2010

NEW! Preliminary Programme Announced

Submit abstracts and view programme information now at:
www.isdn-conference.elsevier.com


CALL FOR PAPERS

Contributions are currently invited for poster presentation at ISDN 2010 - the 18th Biennial Conference of the International Society for Developmental Neuroscience.

Abstracts should be submitted online at www.isdn-conference.elsevier.com by
26 February 2010. Four abstracts submitted by the deadline will be selected by the programme committee for their originality and topical interest for an award of €300.00 each.

PROGRAMME OVERVIEW

The following speakers will give plenary presentations at the conference:

David Sweatt, McKnight Brain Institute, USA
- Epigenetic Mechanisms in Memory Formation

Adrian Bird, Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology, UK
- Epigenetics / Rett Syndrome Approaches

Jay Giedd, National Institute of Mental Health, USA
- Neuroimaging of Human Development and Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Karl Deisseroth, Stanford University, USA
- Optogenetics

Constance Scharff, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
- Neural Basis of Vocal Learning

Jeff Noebels, Baylor College of Medicine, USA
- Epilepsy as a Prototype Neurodevelopmental Disorder

Peter Scheiffele, Biozentrum University Basel, Switzerland
- Synaptogenesis


Symposia
Details of the invited speakers within each symposium are detailed on the ISDN2010 website.

Cilia in the Developing Nervous System: Organizers of Signalling and Migration
- Chair: Josesph Gleeson, University of California, San Diego, USA

Development of the Synapse
- Chair: Takao Hensch, Harvard University, USA

Genomic Basis of Neuropsychiatric Disorders including Autism and Schizophrenia and Intellectual Disability
- Chair: Pamela Sklar, Harvard Medical School, USA
- Co-Chair: Jonathan Sebat, University of California, San Diego, USA

Human Brain Evolution
- Chair: Colette Dehay: Inserm U846, France

Mechanisms and Diseases of Early Brain Development
- Chair: Sam Pleasure, University of California, San Francisco, USA

Molecularly Targeted Therapy for Neurodevelopmental Disorders
- Chair: Alcino Silva, University of California, Los Angles, USA

Neuroimaging
- Chair: Scott Fraser, California Institute of Technology, USA

Transcriptional Control of Neuronal and Glial Cell Fates
- Chair: Ryoichiro Kageyama, Kyoto University, Japan


DELEGATE REGISTRATION

Online registration for ISDN2010 is now open at www.isdn-conference.elsevier.com.


ISDN 2010 is the 18th biennial meeting organized by the International Society for Developmental Neuroscience. Conference administration is provided by Elsevier, publisher of International Journal of Developmental Neuroscience.

Conference Committee
Chair: Daniel Geschwind, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Magdalena Gotz, Max-Planck Institute of Neurobiology, Germany
Francois Guillemot, National Institute for Medical Research, UK
Takao Hensch, RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Japan
Ryochiro Kageyama, Kyoto University, Japan
Pat Levitt, Vanderbilt University, USA
J. Regino Perez-Polo, Sealy Center for Molecular Medicine
Samuel Pleasure, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Alcino Silva, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Stefano Stifani, Montreal Neurological Hospital and Institute, Canada
Bernard Zalc, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, France

For further information visit: www.isdn-conference.elsevier.com or contact k.webster@elsevier.com


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