The Sleeping Brain - October 4, 2019

Sleep is highly conserved across species, despite being a state of heightened vulnerability. This suggests that sleep has crucial functions for the survival and adaption of individuals. Indeed, sleep has been shown to be important for example for metabolism, immune function and cognitive function. This symposium will gather international experts to explore and discuss "The sleeping brain" : mechanisms underlying sleep-related neuronal and glial activity and the role of sleep for cognitive functions such as learning.


« The Sleeping Brain » will be the 10th symposium of the annual Institut du Fer-à-Moulin colloquium series, co-organized this year with the Neuroscience Paris Seine-IBPS Laboratory. These one-day event are freely open to the scientific community and gather leading french scientists in Paris around prestigious international speakers. They provide a unique opportunity for young colleagues to meet experts in the field and present posters in a friendly environment.

 

 

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Organizers

Gabrielle Girardeau, Institut du Fer-à-Moulin, Paris.

Véronique Fabre, Neuroscience Paris Seine, Institut de Biologie Paris-Seine, Paris.

Christelle Peyron, Centre de Recherche en Neuroscience de Lyon, Lyon.

 

Note

Registration is free for researchers and students thanks to our public and private sponsors. If you wish to attend the symposium as an employee of a private company, please contact one of the organizers for sponsorship options.

   

Invited Speakers

  • Yang Dan (University of California, Berkeley, US)

  • Antoine Adamantidis (University of Bern, Switzerland)

  • Vlad Vyazovskiy (University of Oxford, UK)

  • Gabrielle Girardeau (Institut du Fer-à-Moulin, France)

  • Anat Arzi (University of Cambrige, UK)

  • Sasha Handley (University of Manchester, UK)

  • Michele Bellesi (University of Bristol, UK)

  • Sara Aton (University of Michigan, US)

  • Wenbiao Gan (New York University, US)

  • Niels Rattenborg (Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Germany)










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