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Neuron-glia signaling underlying brain behaviour
Provider: Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Activity no.: 3232-20-00-00There are 10 available seats 
Enrollment deadline: 20/10/2020
Date and time01.12.2020, at: 09:00 - 03.12.2020, at: 17:00
Regular seats25
Course fee5,160.00 kr.
LecturersJean-Francois Perrier
ECTS credits2.40
Contact personDorthe Meinertz    E-mail address: meinertz@sund.ku.dk
Enrolment Handling/Course OrganiserPhD administration     E-mail address: fak-phdkursus@sund.ku.dk

Aim and content
This course is free of charge for PhD students at Danish universities (except Copenhagen Business School), and for PhD students at graduate schools in the other Nordic countries. All other participants must pay the course fee.
Anyone can apply for the course, but if you are not a PhD student, you will be placed on the waiting list for the course until enrollment deadline. After the deadline of enrollment, available seats will be allocated to students on the waiting list.

Learning objectives
A student who has met the objectives of the course will be able to:

1.Understand the basic principles of neuron glia interactions
2.Understand the latest discoveries in the field of neuron glia interactions
3.Identify the leaders of the field and get the possibility to network
4.Understand the techniques necessary for studying neuron-glia interactions

Anatomy of glical cells
concept of tripartite synapse
contribution of astrocytes to the behavior a neuronal circuits
role of astrocytes in motor control
Role of astrocytes in motivation and reward
Role of astrocytes in Alzheimer's disease

PhD students with an interest in neuroscience and glia

Relevance to graduate programmes
The course is relevant to PhD students from the following graduate programmes at the Graduate School of Health and Medical Sciences, UCPH:

Cellular and Genetic Medicine
Molecular Mechanisms of Disease


Lectures, discussions and poster presentations

Course director
Jean-François Perrier, Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience, UCPH, perrier@sund.ku.dk

Jean-François Perrier, Associate Professor, UCPH
Gertrudis Perea, Head of Neuron-Glia lab, Instituto Cajal, Madrid, Spain
Hajime Hirase, PhD, Center for Translational Neuromedicine, Copenhagen
Alfonso Araque, Professor, University of Minnesota, USA
Aude Panatier, Dr, CNRS, France
Arlette Kolta, Professor, Université de Montreal, Canada
Carole Escartin, Dr, Comissariat a l’Energie Atomique, France
Giovanni Marsicano, Dr, INSERM Université Bordeaux
Kira Poskanzer, Dr, UCSF, USA
Piergiorgio Carmignoto, Professor, CNDR, Italy
Eva Carlsen, PhD, UCPH
Søren Grubb, PhD, UCPH

1-3 december 2020

Course location
Panum Institute, Blegdamsvej 3, 2200 Copenhagen, 7-15-92

Please register before 20 October 2020

Seats to PhD students from other Danish universities will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis and according to the applicable rules.
Applications from other participants will be considered after the last day of enrolment.

Note: All applicants are asked to submit invoice details in case of no-show, late cancellation or obligation to pay the course fee (typically non-PhD students). If you are a PhD student, your participation in the course must be in agreement with your principal supervisor.

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