Pitch presentations II

SESSION V: Neural Circuits

Carla Henriques (Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência)
Genetic architecture for social learning in drosophila melanogaster
Bárbara Coimbra (ICVS, Universidade do Minho)
Laterodorsal tegmentum projections to nucleus accumbens drive preference and increase motivation (Related work: P.130)

SESSION VI: Glia / Neuroinflammation

Joana R. Guedes (CNC, Universidade de Coimbra)
IL-4 skews the microglial developmental program during cerebellar maturation
Andreia Barateiro (iMed.ULisboa, Faculdade de Farmácia, Universidade de Lisboa)
S100B has a crucial role in inflammation and immune response in the in vivo model of multiple sclerosis
Joana Moura Mateus (iMM, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Lisboa)
From neural stem cells to oligodendrocytes: postnatal oligodendrogenesis as a target for MS therapy

SESSION VII: Psychiatric Disorders / Addiction

Miguel F. Ferreira (iMM, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Lisboa)
“Over the moon” or “down in the dumps”? Contradictory effects of chronic adolescent exposure to HU-210 on depressive-like behavior
Rita Gaspar (iCBR, Universidade de Coimbra)
Dynamic changes in microglia morphology and higher resilience to stress-induced anxious-behavior in a model of prenatal exposure to glucocorticoids

SESSION VIII: Neurodegeneration / Physiological Aging Brain

Neide Vieira (ICVS, Universidade do Minho)
Sorting out sorting nexins role in cognition, and the modulator effect of stress
Joana E. Coelho (iMM, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Lisboa)
Neuronal adenosine A2A receptor overexpression promotes changes in glial phenotype in the hippocampus
Diana Lobo (CNC, Universidade de Coimbra)
Blood-brain barrier dysfunction as a neuropathological feature in Machado-Joseph disease: results from human and MJD mouse samples