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» 1st meeting of Murine Models of CNS Disease

July 11th, 2001
15.00Network on model organismss for the study of CNS diseases
Mara Dierssen, Carles Pucharcós and Lluís Armengol
Centre de Genética Médica i Molecular (IRO) Barcelona
15.15Susceptibility to anxiety disorders: from a human genomic mutation to a murine model of anxiety
Xavier Estivill
Centre de Genética Médica i Molecular (IRO) Barcelona
15.40When gene targeting is not useful: Discovering the in vivo function of EphA tyrosine kinase receptors in the adult
Robert T. Gerlai
Lilly Research Laboratories. Indianapolis, USA
16.05Techniques currently used in transgenesis: present and future evolutions
Kader Thiam
Genoway. Lyon
17.00Nap 1/2 and neurulation in the mouse
Philip Avner
Institute Pasteur (CNRS) París
17.25The impact of environment on social behaviour and reproductive parameters in genetically-modified mice
Sílvia Gómez
IMIM- Universitat Pompeu Fabra Barcelona
17.50Visit to the APR-IRO
July 12th, 2001
9.00Animal models for gene transfer studies
Lluís Montoliu
Departamento de Biología Molecular y Celular Centro Nacional de Biotecnología (CSIC) Madrid
9.25Inflammatory transcription factors in glial cells: inhibition effects in a neuroexcitotoxic model
Laia Acarin
Departamento de Biología Celular, Fisiología e Inmunología. Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
9.50Role of the mitochondria in veratridine-induced neuronal death
Valentín Ceña
Centro de Investigaciones Regionales. Universidad de Castilla La Mancha Albacete
10.15Lysophosphatidic acid role in the establishment of short- and long-term memory
Fernando Rodríguez de Fonseca
Fundación Hospital Carlos Haya Málaga
11.05Excitotoxicity and phosphatidylcholine synthesis
Ramon Trullás
Institut d'Investigacions Biomédiques de Barcelona (CSIC) Barcelona
11.30Tissue-specific transgenic mice for the study of DREAM function in brain
José Ramón Naranjo
Centro Nacional de Biotecnología (CSIC) Madrid
11.55Towards an understanding of the role of Dyrk1A (Minibrain) in Down Syndrome: murine models of over and underexpression of Dyrk1A
Vassiliki Fotaki and Xavier Altafaj
Centre de Genética Médica i Molecular (IRO) Barcelona
12.20Secondary organisers and brain patterning
Salvador Martínez
Instituto de Neurociencias (CSIC-UMH) Alicante
15.00Role of Cajal-Retzius cells in the development and regeneration of hippocampal connections
Eduardo Soriano
Universitat de Barcelona
15.25Microorganization of the cerebral cortex
Javier de Felipe and Ruth Benavides
Grupo de Neuroanatomía. Instituto Cajal (CSIC) Madrid
15.50Zinc-rich neural circuits: a glutamatergic system
Jeús Pérez-Clausell
Universitat de Barcelona
16.45Control of serotoninergic activity by the medial prefrontal cortex. Relevance for the treatment of major depression and schizophrenia
Francesc Artigas
Institut d'Investigacions Biomèdiques de Barcelona (CSIC) Barcelona
17.10Neurobiological substrate involved in opioid dependence
Patricia Robledo
Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona
 Emotional-like responses of mice deficient in mu, delta or kappa opioid receptors
Sandy Ghozland
Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona
18.00Visit to the APR-IRO