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Wednesday March 22nd

5:00pm             Registration of ENP Days Attendees starts

5-6:30pm   Poster pin-up

7pm             Plenary Lecture 1 : Dr Thomas Mrsic-Flogel « Principles of local and long-range connectivity on the neocortex »– Grand Auditorium 2nd floor

7:45pm       Poster session & Cocktail reception – Ground Floor

Thursday March 23d

9:00am-12:00:         Closed-door Meetings:

  • 9:00-10:00am: Scientific Advisory Board – Room 102, 1st floor
  • 9:00-11:00am: Graduate Program Auditions Committee- Room 200, 2nd floor
  • 11:00-12:00pm: Steering Committee & Scientific Advisory Board – Room 200, 2nd floor
  • 9:00-10:00am: ENP Students – Petit Auditorium, 2nd floor

10am-2:00pm    Poster Session– Ground Floor
Mandatory presence of one author of the poster.

11am & 12pm      Guided Tours of the Collège des Bernardins
Full– 2 groups with a French speaking guide, 2 groups with an English speaking guide

12:30-1:45  pm   Lunch by the Posters – Ground Floor

2:00-2:10pm      Introduction by ENP Director Dr Serge Charpak – Grand Auditorium 2nd floor

2:10-2:50pm      Plenary Lecture 2: Dr Jean-Antoine Girault « Striatal signaling, from incentive learning to addiction »

2:50-3:30pm     Plenary Lecture 3: Prof. Beatriz Rico « Building cortical networks: from molecules to function »

3:35-4:35pm    New ENP Team Leaders: Dr Georges Debrégeas « Whole-brain functional imaging to investigate sensorimotor neural computation in the zebrafish brain » and  Dr Virginie van Wassenhove « Time in mind »

4:40-5:20pm    Plenary Lecture 4: Prof. Giovanna Mallucci « Neurodegeneration: molecules to medicines »

5:25-6:05pm   Plenary Lecture 5:  Prof. Suzana Herculano-Houzel « The human advantage: what different brains are made of, how humans compare, and why that matters »

6:15pm              Shuttle Transportation to the Musée des Arts Forains

7:15pm              ENP Students and Scientists Speed Dating Session at the Salons Vénitiens, Musée des Arts Forains

8:00pm             ENP 10th Anniversary Gala Dinner at the Musée des Arts Forains

Friday March 24th

9:00-9:40am    Plenary Lecture 6: Prof. Pierre Magistretti « Neuron-glia metabolic coupling: role in neuronal plasticity and neuroprotection »- Grand Auditorium 2nd floor

9:45-10:45am   New ENP Team Leaders:  Dr Serge Luquet « Central control of energy expenditure and feeding behavior » and Dr Anne Christophe « Synergies in language acquisition »

11:00-11:30am   ENP Alumni  Presentations by Dr Emma Cahill « An investigation of memory processing in the amygdala for reduction of fear » and Dr Maja Petkovic  « Elucidating the role of spinocerebellar ataxia gene TMEM16K »

11:35-11:50am    Poster Prize Announcement

12:00-1:15pm     Lunch in the Petit Auditorium

1:15-1:55pm         Plenary Lecture 7: Prof. Zoltán Molnár « Developing and adult thalamocortical circuits »

2:00-2:40pm      Plenary Lecture 8: Prof. Michela Matteoli « How the immune system affects synaptic function »

3:10-3:50pm      « The Research Career: Planning and Funding » An open round table hosted by Soham Saha, ENP Student Representative, and Dr Roberto Toro, Big Data Specialist.

4:00-4:40pm     Conclusion with ENP Directors and Presidents