@4th International Symposium, Society for Research on the Cerebellum
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Congress Schedule
8:30- Registration

9:00- Welcoming remarks (Chair: N. Koibuchi)
Ferdinando Rossi, President SRC
Shoji Tsuji, Univ. of Tokyo

9:10-9:50 Plenary lectureiChair: F. Rossij
Masao Ito (RIKEN, Japan)
gEver-growing significance of the cerebellumh


<Symposium 1>
Cerebellar Development and Regeneration (Chair: K. Tsutsui)

9:50-10:10 Ferdinando Rossi (Univ. of Turin, Itary)
gSpecification and differentiation of cerebellar GABAergic neuronsh

10:10-10:30 Mikio Hoshino (Natl Inst. Neurosci, Japan)
gRoles of transcription factors in specifying neuron subtypes in the cerebellar systemh

10:30-10:50 David Vaudry (INSERM, France)
gRole of PAPCAP in cerebellar developmenth

10:50-11:10 Kazuyoshi Tsutsui (Waseda Univ., Japan)
gNeurosteroid biosynthesis and action during cerebellar developmenth

11:10-11:25 Coffee Break


<Symposium 2>
Synaptic Plasticity of Cerebellum (Chair:T. Ebner)

11:25-11:45 Masanobu Kano (Univ. Tokyo, Japan)
gActivity-dependent maturation of climbing fiber to Purkinje cell synapses during postnatal cerebellar developmenth

11:45-12:05 Tomoo Hirano (Kyoto Univ., Japan)
gRegulation of inhibitory synaptic plasticity in a Purkinje neuronh

12:05-12:25 Timothy Ebner (Univ. Minnesota, USA)
Flavoprotein optical imaging of cerebellar circuits: Beams, bands, patches and plasticity.

12:25-12:45 Michisuke Yuzaki (Keio Univ., Japan)
gThe ins and outs of GluD2: Why and how Purkinje cells use the special glutamate receptor.h

12:45-13:50 Luncheon Seminar (Chair: S. Tsuji)
Hideyuki Okano (Keio Univ., Japan)
gBrain Science using iPS technologies and transgenic non-human primatesh


<Symposium 3>
Molecular basis of cerebellar structure and function (Chair:N. Koibuchi)

13:50-14:10 Jan Voogd (Erasmus Med. Ctr., Netherlands)
gThe modular organization of the cerebellum: history and future.h

14:10-14:30 Jean Mariani (UPM, France)
gThe nuclear receptor RORƒ¿: acritical actor in the neuron-astrocyte dialogueh

14:30-14:50 Mario Manto (FNRS-ULB, Belgium)
gCerebellar Research: 2 centuries of discoveries.h

14:50-15:50 Poster Presentation
Poster viewing (See below for poster titles and authors) 


<Symposium 4>
Cerebellar functional analysis (Chair: Y. Ugawa)

15:50-16:10 Thomas Knopfel (RIKEN, Japan)
gCellular diversity in the deep cerebellar nuclei.h

16:10-16:30 Izumi Sugihara (Tokyo Med. Dent. Univ., Japan)
gCerebellar functional and anatomical connection.h

16:30-16:50 Shinji Kakei (Tokyo Metropol. Inst. Med. Sci., Japan)
gFunctional evaluation of the feedforward and feedback controllers in cerebellar disorders.h

16:50-17:10 Yoshikazu Ugawa (Fukushima Med. Univ., Japan)
gCerebellar stimulation in cerebellar disorders.h


<Symposium 5>
Recent advances ofresearch on human cerebellum and disease models. (Chair: S. Tsuji)

17:10-17:30 Im Joo Rhyu (Korea University, Korea)
gMacroscopic and microscopic changes of cerebellum in response to motor skill learning in human and animal modelsh
17:30-17:50 Hirokazu Hirai (Gunma Univ., Japan)
gRescue of developmental defects in mice with cerebellar ataxia using lentiviral vectors.h

17:50-18:10 Ichiro Miyai (Morinomiya Hospital, Japan)
gChallenge of neurorehabilitaion for cerebellar degenerative diseases.h

18:10-18:40 Shoji Tsuji (Univ. Tokyo, Japan)
gElucidation of molecular mechanisms of ataxias based on personal genome analysis and translation into therapeutic approaches.h

18:40-18:45 Closing Remarks
Mario Manto (Editor-in-Chief, The Cerebellum)

19:00- Reception


  POSTER TITLES

Poster 1
gModeling study for a possible mechanism of spacing effect in cerebellar motor learningh
Tadashi Yamazaki (RIKEN BSI-TOYOTA Collaboration, Japan)

Poster 2
gProtein synthesis in the cerebellar cortex underlies the transfer of memory trace of adaptation induced by spacing learningh
Soichi Nagao (RIKEN BSI, Japan)

Poster 3
gPurkinje cells actively produce an unknown neurosteroid from pregnenolone during cerebellar developmenth
Shin-ichiro Okuyama (Waseda Univ., Japan)

Poster 4
gEstradiol promotes Purkinje dendritic growth, spinogenesis and synaptogenesis during neonatal life by inducing the expression of BDNFh
Shogo Haraguchi (Waseda Univ., Japan)

Poster 6
gCerebellar dysfunction and behavioral disorder in congenital hypothyroid (rdw) rath
Sayo Yamaguchi (Gunma Univ., Japan)

Poster 7
gRegulatory roles of DNA topoisomerase IIƒÀin the developing cerebellar neuronsh
Kimiko M. Tsutsui (Okayama Univ., Japan)

Poster 8
gCould the tail tell the tale? About the Cerebellar Tonsil and the Resting Brainh
Federico D'Agata (Univ. Turin, Italy)

Poster 9
gMulti-site modulation of AMPA-receptor trafficking during cerebellar LTDh
Kazuhiko Yamaguchi (RIKEN BSI, Japan)

Poster 10
gPurkinje cell clusters in the embryonic cerebellum are the origin of the longitudinal compartments in the adult cerebellumh
Hirofumi Fujita (Tokyo Med. Dent. Univ., Japan)

Poster 11
gPhysiological characteristics of small inhibitory interneurons underneath the cerebellar Purkinje cell layerh
Moritoshi Hirono (RIKEN BSI, Japan)

Poster 12
gDirect causality between single Purkinje cell activities and motor learning revealed by a cerebellum-machine interface utilizing VOR adaptation paradigmh
Yutaka Hirata (Chubu Univ., Japan)

Poster 13
gSearching for novel binding partners of Atoh1 and Ptf1a, cerebellar development-related proteins using Proteomic analysesh
Tomoo Owa (NCNP, Japan)

Poster 14
gSpatial specification of cerebellar neuroepithelium by bHLH transcription factors, Ptf1a and Atoh1, during developmenth
Mayumi Yamada (NCNP, Japan)

Poster 15
gDiffuse reduction of cerebral blood flow, cognitive impairment and depressive mood in sporadic cases of autosomal recessive spinocerebellar degeneration with APTX and SETX mutationsh
Masaki Ikeda (Gunma Univ., Japan)

Poster 16
gTranscription factors expressed in the Purkinje cells lineageh
Yusuke Seto (NCNP, Japan)

Poster 17
gThe effect of lipopolysaccharides on thyroid hormone-regulated functions of astrocyteh
Ming Xu (Gunma Univ., Japan)

Poster 18
gDisruption of Cerebellar Development by Brominated Organic Chemicals Possibly through Suppression of TR-mediated Transcriptionh
Toshiharu Iwasaki (Gunma Univ., Japan)

Poster 19
gThe birthdate of Purkinje cells" is the key to understanding the cerebellar compartmentalization and the cerebellar functionh
Mitsuhiro Hashimoto (RIKEN BSI, Japan)

Poster 20
gTranscranial magnetic stimulation over the cerebellum in ataxic and non-ataxic patients with progressive supranuclear palsyh
Yuichiro Shirota (Univ. Tokyo, Japan)

Poster 21
gDisruption of mGluR-mediated signaling at cerebellar parallel fiber-Purkinje cell synapses in staggerer mutant miceh
Nobutake Hosoi (Gunma Univ., Japan)

Poster 22
gAnalysis of cerebellar Purkinje cell-specific vesicular GABA transporter deficient miceh
Toshikazu Kakizaki (Gunma Univ., Japan)

Poster 23
gActivity-dependent synapse elimination of climbing fiber to Purkinje cell projections in vitroh
Takayasu Mikuni (Univ. Tokyo, Japan)

Poster 24
gSimple spike activities of cerebellar Purkinje cells for step-tracking wrist movement of the wristh
Takahiro Ishikawa (Tokyo Metropol. Inst. Med. Sci., Japan)

Poster 25
gActivation of autophagy protects neurons from remote degeneration after acute focal damageh
Maria Teresa Viscomi (IRCCS S., Italy)

Poster 26
gInvestigation of cerebellar ataxia prevalence rate in South Koreah
Chan-Nyoung Lee (Korea University, Korea)

Poster 27
gRNA mediated neurodegeneration in SCA31, a non-coding pentanucleotide repeat expansion disorder common in Japanh
Yusuke Niimi (Tokyo Med. Dent. Univ., Japan)

Poster 28
gPolyglutamine expansions inƒ¿1A calcium channel C-terminal exert toxicity in the cytoplasm with CREB transcriptional activationh
Makoto Takahashi (Tokyo Med. Dent. Univ., Japan)

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