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Welcome to the "From Bench to Bedside" Neuroscience Network Basel Symposium Webpage
The annual „Bench to Bedside Symposium“ takes place online on Friday, 12th February 2021, 9.00h - 12.30h.
Biozentrum Pharamzentrum
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Symposium Program Committee 2021

Josef Bischofberger (DBM), Fiona Doetsch (DBM), Rainer Friedrich (FMI), Andreas Papassotiropoulos (Psychology and UPK), Nicole Schaeren-Wiemers (DBM),  Anne-Catherine Feutz (NNB coordinator).

Acting chairperson:
Nicole Schaeren-Wiemers, DBM

Contact and information: neuro@unibas.ch
Anne-Catherine Feutz, Phone +41 61 207 02 20

Webmaster: Werner Indlekofer

Registration: Please send an email to: neuro@unibas.ch

Program PDF download / Poster PDF download


Welcome and opening:
Nicole Schaeren-Wiemers (DBM)

Keynote lecture 1
Chaired by:

Josef Bischofberger (DBM)

09:10 – 09:55

Peter Scheiffele (Biozentrum)
“Rescue of oxytocin response and social behaviour in a rodent model of autism"

Session Stem cells: From regulation to translation”
Chaired by:

Fiona Doetsch (Biozentrum)

09:55–10:00 Introduction to the session

Laure Bally-Cuif (Institut Pasteur, Paris)
“Single-cell and population mechanisms driving the maintenance of adult neural stem cells ensembles”


Marlen Knobloch (University Lausanne)
“How lipid metabolism regulates neural stem cell behavior”


Botond Roska (Institute of Molecular and Clinical Ophthalmology, IOB)
“The human retina and its organoids at single cell resolution”

11:15–11:30 Coffee Break
Keynote lecture 2
Chaired by:

Andreas Papassotiropoulos
(Faculty of Psychology and University Psychiatric Clinic)


Annette Brühl (University Psychiatric Clinics)
”Depression: testing cognitive-genetics based treatments and multi-level biomarkers for treatment response” 

12:25 Closing remarks: Nicole Schaeren-Wiemers (DBM)

Credits: For students (Master- and Ph.D.-level)

In addition to your registration to the symposium, you must register on MOnA/Online Services, spring semester FS 2021, for the symposium to apply for the credit point; Vorlesungsnummmer: 60228-01.To obtain 1 CP, the student writes an extended report of all talks.

Send the report per e-mail to neuro@unibas.ch. Please mark in the Betreff (subject) of your mail: Report Bench to Bedside 2021.
Deadline for the report is 31st March 2021.


Credits for training in animal experimentation

1/2 Tag Aus- und Weiterbildungsveranstaltungen für Fachpersonal für Tierversuche

1/2 day of training for persons responsible for animal experimentation according to the Federation of Swiss Cantonal Veterinary Officers

Anerkennungsempfehlung (PDF-download).