Pitch presentations I

SESSION I: Neurodevelopment / Regeneration

Marta Esteves (CICS, Universidade da Beira Interior)
MicroRNA-124-enriched exosomes improve adult neurogenesis in the subventricular zone
Filipa F. Ribeiro (iMM, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Lisboa)
Postnatal hippocampal neurogenesis: adenosine A2A receptors as regulators of new neurons formation in the dentate gyrus
João Martins (CIBIT-ICNAS, Universidade de Coimbra)
Neural basis for adult cognitive deficits in neurofibromatosis type 1 animal model: relevance for autism spectrum disorders

SESSION II: Cellular and Molecular Neurosciences

Cátia Rodrigues (CEDOC, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa)
RabGTPases as candidate mediators of SSR growth via RAL/exocyst complex
Sara L. Paulo (iMM, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Lisboa)
High caloric intake and aging: consequences for synaptic plasticity and rat behaviour performance
Miguel Ribeiro (iMM, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Lisboa)
Meningeal γδ T cell-derived IL-17 controls synaptic plasticity and cognitive behaviour

SESSION III: Sensory Processing

Ana Rita Costa (i3S, Universidade do Porto)
Chronic morphine enhances descending pain facilitation from the brain through a switch of μ-opioid receptor signaling
Teresa Sousa (Universidade de Coimbra)
Studying the neuronal mechanisms underlying bistable perception: the role of adaptation, persistence, and inhibition on perceptual decision

SESSION IV: Rare Disorders

Carina Maranga (IST, Universidade de Lisboa)
Disease modeling of Angelman Syndrome using hIPSC-derived cerebellar organoids
Ana Moreira de Sá (CNC, Universidade de Coimbra)
Blockade of adenosine A2A receptors improves motor learning and grip strength in an Angelman Syndrome mouse model