Bio@SNS PhD Day 2017

DATE AND TIME: January 31 and February 1, 2017, 9:30
LOCATION:
Scuola Normale Superiore
Aula Dini
Palazzo del Castelletto
via del Castelletto, 11
Pisa
ATTENDEES: Open to the public
 
In this informal symposium all PhD students of the Neuroscience PhD course, together with some PhD Students from Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, will present the aims and the progress of their PhD project. 
There will be ample opportunity for discussion.
 

DRAFT AGENDA:

 

Tuesday – January 31, 2017

09:30 – 10:10 – Khatia Gabisonia, (SSSUP)“Delivery of miR-199 to the infarcted heart, an alternative to stem cell therapy”
10:10 – 10:50 – Francesco Gobbo, “Activity-dependent expression of Channelrhodopsin at neuronal synapses”
10:50 – 11:30 – Marco Terrigno, “Study of cortical pattering using embryonic stem cell derived cortical neurons”
11:30 – 11:45   BREAK
11:45 – 12:10 – Manuella Martins, “In vitro characterisation of cortex patterning”
12:10 – 12:50 – Vinay Shula, (SSSUP) “Regulation of Arabidopsis root architecture by oxygen availability”
LUNCH
14.00 – 14:40 – Renata Cerna, “Understanding a long-lasting analgesic effect of anti-NGF and anti-TrkA antibodies in a mouse model of neuropathic pain”
14:40 – 15:20 – Erika Pierattini, (SSSUP) “Emerging pollutants: How plants deal with pharmaceutical and personal care products”
15:20 – 16:00 – Cinzia Caterino, “Synaptosomes isolation and characterization during aging”
16:00 – 16:40 – Elena Tantillo, “Bidirectional neutron – glioma interactions: effects of glioma cells on synaptic activity and its impact on tumor growth”
16:40 – 17:05Maria Teresa Mazzetto, “Multi-species genome-wide approach to identify conserved hub genes in raging”
17:05 – 17:45 – Marco Fantini, “Direct Coupling Analysis Applied on proteins involved in Iron Sulfur Cluster Biogenesis”

Wednesday – February 1, 2017

09:30 – 09:55 – Francesco Cacciante, “Investigating the role of Mir-29 in dendritic spines dynamics”
09:55 – 10:35 – Debora Napoli, “miR29 and its role in brain plasticity”
10:35 – 11:15 – Giacomo Siano, “Exploring Tau destabilization and aggregation in vivo”
11:15 – 11:30   BREAK
11:30 – 12:10 – Lucia Rota, “Gastro-intestinal dysfunction as a potential predictive marker for the evolution of Parkinson’s Disease in a mouse model of alpha-synucleinopathies”
12:10 – 12:50 – Bruno Pinto, “Microglial Defects are Present in the DP16 Mouse Model of Down Syndrome”
12:50 – 13:30 – Valerio Corvaglia, “proNGF acts as cell-type specific mitogen, allowing stably expansion of adult and induced neural stem cells”
LUNCH
14.30 – 14:55 – Nadia Giordano, “Looking for mirror neurons in mice”
14.55 – 15.35 – Luigi Pastormerlo, (SSSUP) “Renal sympathetic denervation for cardioprotection after myocardial infaraction: a preclinical study”
15.35 – 16:00 – Alexia Tiberi “Microglia homeostatic activity in the brain: a dynamic point of view”
16:00 – 16:40 – Marina Cracchiolo, (SSSUP) “Electroceuticals: the future of Medicine?”