08:15 – Registration
09:00 – Welcome speech: Rudi Balling, Director, Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine of the University of Luxembourg
9:15 – Keynote: Moritz Helmstaedter, Department leader Connectomics and Director Max Planck Institute for Brain Research Frankfurt
             “Cerebral Cortex Connectomics”
10:15 – “Meet the speakers” – Coffee break with poster session 
Session 1: Molecular Neuroscience
11:00 – Holger Lerche, Clinical Director and Head, Dept. of Neurology and Epileptology, Hertie-Institute of Clinical Brain Research, University and University Clinic of Tübingen
             “Precision medicine in genetic epilepsies”
11:30 – Colin Taylor, Professor of Cellular Pharmacology, Department of Pharmacology, University of Cambridge
             “Signalling to and from IP3 receptors”
12:00 – Thekla Cordes, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
             “Regulation of tricarboxylic acid metabolism in the brain”
12:30 – Abstract selection: Henri Schroeder, Associate Professor, Faculty of Science and Technology, Université de Lorraine
             “Mining brain metabolomic and behavior datasets obtained from adult rats exposed to chemicals like PAHs or a mixture of PCSBs, dioxins and furans: a powerful tool to assess the risk for the brain of a chronic exposure to environmental contaminants”
12:45 – Sean Sapcariu, Programme Magager, Luxembourg National Research Fund             “Funding Opportunities”


13:00 – “Meet the speakers” – Lunch with poster session
Session 2: Subcellular Neuroscience
14:00 – Renaud Jolivet, Joint Titular Professor in Biomedical Physics, CERN & University of Geneva
             “Energy-efficient information transfer in neural networks
14:30 – Mark Ellisman, Director of the National Center for Microscopy and Imaging Research and the Center for Research in Biological Systems, University of California San Diego
             “Revealing Secrets Hiding in Plain Sight: Advances in Multi-scale Multi-modal Imaging
15:00 – Anne Grünewald, Principal Investigator, Group of Molecular and Functional Neurobiology, Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine, University of Luxembourg
             “Mitochondrial genome: Interface between mitochondrial dysfunction and inflammation in Parkinson’s disease”
15:30 – Abstract selection: Olivia Gillham, PhD student, University College London
             “Modelling human neurodevelopmental pathologies in vitro: a focus on neural loss and Down syndrome”
15:45 – “Meet the speakers” – Coffee break with poster session 
Session 3: Cells to brain
16:30 – Fred Wolf, Head of Research Group “Theoretical Neurophysics” at the Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization, Professor of Physics, Georg-August University Göttingen, Director of the Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Göttingen
             “Cortical Circuit Evolution”
17:00 – Benjamin Lindner, Professor for Theory of Complex Systems and Neurophysics at the Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Berlin and the Department of Physics, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin
             “Sources and effects of fluctuations in models of spiking neurons”
17:30 – Jeanette Hellgren Kotaleski, Professor, Dept Computational Science and Technology, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, KTH Royal Institute of Technology
             “The striatum in silico – insights gained using quantitatively detailed models
18:00 – Keynote: Martijn van den Heuvel, Head of the Dutch Connectome Lab, Complex Traits Genetics Lab, Vrije University Amsterdam
             “Principles of wiring of the brain: from micro to macro”
19:00 – Wrap up
19:15 – Social event: Networking dinner (Hall des Poches, Campus Belval)