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Date: May 20-21, 2014
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This symposium dealt with the human brain, from a number of different perspectives.
About 100 high school students from Sweden and the US participated!
Lectures, in chronological order:
Links to video recording provided where available.
Arvid Carlsson, 2000 Nobel Prize in Phyiology or Medicine, Sweden | Homepage
Andrew Ewing, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden | Homepage
Richard Frackowiak, Université de Lausanne, Switzerland | Homepage
Visualizing the activity and anatomy of brain circuits: optogenetic sensors and tissue clearing approaches |
Viviana Gradinaru, California Institute of Technology, United States | Homepage
Sandi Bond Chapman, University of Texas at Dallas, United States | Homepage
From yeast cells to patient neurons: a powerful discovery platform for combatting neurodegenerative diseases |
Susan Lindquist, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, MIT, United States | Homepage
Merel Kindt, University of Amsterdam | Homepage
Martin Ingvar | Homepage
New tools to study and engineer brain circuits
Ed Boyden, Massachussetts Institute of Technology, United States | Homepage
Robert Langer, Massachussetts Institute of Technology, United States | Homepage
Terry Sharrer | Homepage
Artwork by Yannick Demmerle