Programme

An International Workshop (Humboldt-Kolleg) „Progress in biomedicine and neuromedicine”

with participation of Prof. Erwin Neher, a Nobel Prize Winner

Cracow, June 22-23, 2015

 

Sunday June 21, AGH, (A-0 Main Building)

16.00 – 19.00     Registration and informal Get-together

 

Monday June 22, AGH, A-0, Aula

9.00                            Opening Ceremony

 

                                      Session I

Chairpersons: Prof. Edeltrauda Helios-Rybicka & Prof. Bogusław Buszewski

 

9.30 – 10.30        L1             Prof. Erwin Neher (Max Planck Institute, Göttingen)

Ion Channels: Their Discovery, their Function, and their Role in Disease

10.30 – 11.00     L2             Prof. Jerzy Vetulani (Polish Academy of Sciences, Cracow)

Significant of 2014 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine

 

11.00 – 11.45     Common Photo for All & Coffee Break &

Young Researcher’s Poster Session

Session Chairperson: Prof. Halina Gabryś

 

11.45 – 13.00     Panel I

Unity of Soul and Brain – from Dualism toward Integration

Chairperson: Prof. Dominika Dudek

 

                                      Introductory lectures:

L3             Prof. Dominika Dudek (The Chair of Psychiatry, Jagiellonian University, Cracow)

Unity of Soul and Brain – from Dualism toward Integration

L4             Prof. Tadeusz Marek (Department of Neurobiology, Jagiellonian University, Cracow)

Sleep and Brain-Temptation for Reassessment

L5             Dr. Sławomir Murawiec (Dialogue Therapy Center, Warsaw)

Neuropsychoanalysis – pairing Psychoanalysis with neurobiological Research

 

13.15 – 14.00     Lunch at Restaurant Krakus-Lunch Cafe

 

                                      Session II

Chairperson: Prof. Roman Pfitzner

 

14.30 – 15.10     L6             Prof. Dieter Sturma (University of Bonn, Germany)

The Ethical Challenges of Medicine and Neurosciences

15.10 – 15.30     L7             Prof. Ryszard Tadeusiewicz & Eliasz Kańtoch (AGH, Cracow)

Biomedical Engineering – opportunities and threats

 

15.30 – 16.30     Coffee Break & Young Researcher’s Poster Session

Session Chairperson: Prof. Halina Gabryś

 

                                      Session III

Chairperson: Prof. Roman Pfitzner

 

16.30 – 16.50     L8             Dr. Olga Milczarek (Department of Neurosurgery, Jagiellonian University, Cracow)

Stem Cells in Regeneration Processes of nervous System Diseases

16.50 – 17.10     L9             Prof. Tadeusz J. Popiela (Chair of Radiology, Jagiellonian University, Cracow)

Endovascular Treatment of acute Brain ischemic Stroke:

from intravascular thrombolysis to mechanical thrombectomy

 

19.30                         Conference Dinner – Bonerowski Palace (Rynek Główny)

 

Tuesday June 23, AGH, A-0 Aula

                                      Session IV

Chairperson: Prof. Stanisław Kwiatkowski

 

9.00 – 9.30           L10          Prof. Włodzisław Duch (Nicolaus Copernicus University Toruń, Vice Minister of High Education)

Grand Challenge: neurophenomics for understanding people, from genes to behavior

 

9.30 – 11.00        Panel II

The influence of stress on the functions of neurons

Chairpersons: Prof. Stanisław Kwiatkowski & Prof. Grzegorz Hess

 

                                      Introductory Lectures:

L11          Prof. Grzegorz Hess & Dr. Joanna Kula (Institute of Zoology, Jagiellonian University, Cracow)

Stress-induced plasticity of synaptic transmission in the rat brain.

L12          Dr. Anna Błasiak (Institute of Zoology, Jagiellonian University, Cracow)

Relaxin-3/RXFP3 networks in food intake and stress responses.

 

                                      Oral communications of Young Researchers

L13          Alan Kania (Institute of Zoology, Jagiellonian University, Cracow)

Electrophysiological studies of relaxin-3/RXFP3 signaling in the hypothalamic paraventricular nucleus.

L14          Joanna Sowa (Institute of Pharmacology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Cracow)

The effects of prenatal stress on excitatory synaptic transmission and long-term potentiation in the frontal cortex of adult offspring rats.

 

11.00 – 11.45     Coffee Break & Young Researcher’s Poster Session

Chairperson: Prof. Dominika Dudek

 

11.45 – 12.10     Oral communications of Young Researchers (cont.)

Chairperson: Prof. Tadeusz J. Popiela

 

L15          Adrian Chrobak (The Chair of Psychiatry, Jagiellonian University, Cracow)

The role of cerebellum in cognitive and emotional processes in mental distempers

L16          Dr. Małgorzata Szultka-Młyńska (Nicolaus Copernicus University, Toruń)

Metabolomics of personalized antibiotic therapy: new approaches for drug monitoring by SPME-LC/MSn in biological samples

 

12.10 – 13.10     Discussion: Prof. Erwin Neher with Young Researchers

13.20 – 14.20     Lunch at Restaurant Krakus-Lunch Cafe

14.35 – 15.35     Discussion: Prof. Erwin Neher with Young Researchers (cont.)

15.40                         Workshop Conclusions and awards of the best poster presentation

16.30 – 18.30     Short city sightseeing

19.00                         Farewell dinner