Program 2019



4th Eurogenesis conference in Bordeaux


« Adult Neurogenesis in Physiology and Disease »

(June, 11-13th  2019)



Tuesday, June 11th

Regulation of stem cells

Chair: Sebastian Jessberger

08:00-08:45 Registration

08:45-09:00 Welcome address

09:00-10:00 M. GÖTZ (Germany)

New mechanisms of neurogenesis - in development and adulthood

10:00-10:30 H. Song (USA)


10:30-11:00 Coffee break (posters)

11:00-11:30 F. Guillemot (UK)

Diversity and ageing of hippocampal stem cells

11:30: 12:00 H. MIRA (Spain)

A Multifaceted Role for BMP Signaling in Adult Hippocampal Neurogenesis

12:00-12:30 S. Jessberger (Switzerland)

Heterogeneity of neurogenic stem cells in the adult hippocampus

12:30-14:30 Lunch on your own


Integration into network

Chair: Chichung Lie

14:30-15:00 D.C. Lie (Germany)

Transcriptional regulation of adult-born neuron development

15:00-15:30 H. Cremer (France)

Neuronal integration and survival in the olfactory bulb

15:30-16:00 J.M. Encinas (Spain)

ATP links neuronal hyperexcitation and induction of reactive neural stem cells

16:00-16:30 Coffee break (posters)

16:30-17:00 N. TONI (Switzerland)

Stem cells: From ultrastructure to niche regulation mechanisms

17:00-17:30 A. Schinder (Argentina)

Long-lasting remodeling of hippocampal networks by neurogenesis

17:30-18:00 Selected communications

19:00 Wine and Cheese


Wednesday, June 12th

Role of adult-born neurons in memory processing

Chair: Nicolas Toni

9:00-9:30 G. KempermanN (Germany)

Adult neurogenesis as an individualizing trait

9:30-10:00 H. VAN PRAAG (USA)

Regulation of adult neurogenesis by exercise

10:00-10:30 N. ABROUS (France)

Influence of spatial learning on adult neurogenesis and hippocampal networks

10:30-11:00 Coffee break 

11:00-11:30 P. FRANKLAND (Canada)

Hippocampal neurogenesis and memory stability

11:30-12:00 A. Sahay (USA)

Dentate granule cells, memory discrimination and generalization

12:00-12:30 Selected communications

12:30-14:00 Lunch on your own


Neurogenesis in humans

Chair: Magdalena Götz

14:00-14:30 S.Thuret (UK)

Alteration of Hippocampal Neurogenesis by the human systemic milieu: A biomarker of cognitive ageing and dementia 

14:30-15:00 A. ALVAREZ-Buylla (USA)

Neural stem cells and adult neurogenesis from rodents and humans 

15:00-15:30 M. Boldrini (USA)

Adult neurogenesis in the human brain in health and disease

15:30-16:00 Coffee break 

16:00-16:30 H. Adle-Biassette (France)

Human hippocampal neurogenesis from development to ageing

16:30-17:00 J. Frisen (Sweden)

Neurogenesis in the healthy and pathological human brain

17:00- 17:30 M. Maletic-Savatic (USA)

Fatty acids as signaling molecules and biomarkers of neurogenesis

17:30-18:00 M. Llorens-Martin (Spain)

Adult neurogenesis is abundant in the hippocampus of neurologically healthy subjects and drops sharply in Alzhemier´s disease patients


Gala Dinner


Thursday, June 13th

Role of adult born neurons in diseases

Chair: Paul Lucassen

9:30-10:00 I. Sotiropoulos I (Portugal)

Tau-dependent and -independent mechanisms of adult cytogenesis suppression in stress-driven brain pathology

10:00-10:30 CD Mandyam (USA)

Neurogenesis mechanisms of addiction

10:30-11:00 Coffee break

11:00-11:30 L Santin (Spain)

The involvement of Adult Hippocampal Neurogenesis in cocaine addiction: Recent findings from animal research

11:30-12:30 Selected communications

12:30-14:30 Lunch on your own


Role of adult born neurons in stress-related disorders

Chair: Alejandro Schinder

14:30-15:00 C. Belzung (France)

Post-Traumatic Stress disorder and hippocampal neurogenesis

15:00-15:30 P. LUCASSEN (Netherlands)

Plasticity changes in relation to early life stress and depression

15:30-16:00 Selected communications

16:00-16:30 Coffee break

16:30-17:00 L. PINTO (Portugal)

Time-dependent functional correlates of adult hippocampal cytogenesis: Relevance to Depression

17:00-18:00 R. Hen (USA)

Modulation of entorhinal input by adult-born hippocampal neurons: impact on mood and cognition

18:00-18:15 Meeting closure/ Group photos


Farewell Dinner



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