[Comp-neuro] Workshop at CNS2015 on Dopamine neurons and the circuits they participate in

Canavier, Carmen C. ccanav at lsuhsc.edu
Mon Jul 13 17:36:24 CEST 2015


Title: Computational Models of Midbrain Dopamine Neurons and Dopaminergic Signaling
Organizer: Carmen Canavier ccanav at lsuhsc.edu<mailto:ccanav at lsuhsc.edu>
July 23, Prague, Room RB209 (subject to change)

Description: This workshop features recent experimental and modeling work on SNc and VTA dopamine neurons in the context of addiction, Parkinson’s disease and schizophrenia.
Time                Speaker                                   Title

9-9:30              Alexey Kuznetsov      A model for VTA circuitry: toolbox for the study of                                                                        addictions

9:30-10            Eleftheria Pissadaki    From the axons of the SNc dopamine neurons to                                                                              their dendritic processes: further clues to                                                                                           susceptibility in Parkinson's disease
10-10:30          COFFEE BREAK

10:30-11          Rebekah Evans           T type calcium channels trigger a hyperpolarization                                                                           induced after depolarization (HI-ADP) in SNc
                                                            dopamine neurons

11-11:30          Andy Oster                 VTA Dopamine Neuron Dynamics: response to ramping                                                                  applied currents

11:30-12:00     Carmen Canavier        Dynamic Diversity of Dopamine Neurons

12:00-1:30       LUNCH BREAK

1:30-2              Guillaume Drion         Potential functional implications of a hidden variability in                                                                SNc DA neuron excitability

2-2:30              Jinyoung Jang             Spontaneous firing system in the midbrain dopamine neu-                                                                ron


2:30-3               Boris Gutkin              VTA circuit models and nicotine/alcohol effects on                                                                          DA dynamics

3-3:30         DISCUSSION AND CLOSING REMARKS



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