Our second minisymposium in the Neuroscience Singapore 2020 series happened on Monday 14th December, 2:00 to 3:30 PM SGT. It was on Motivation and Emotion, and moderated by Adam Claridge-Chang (Duke-NUS Medical School). There were three talks, including one international speaker: The Hourglass of EmotionsErik CambriaNanyang Technological University Teaching the brain to fearJoshua JohansenRiken Center for Brain Science, Japan . . . read more
On 9th December 2020, the Chapter held a mini-sympoisum on Brains in Social Interaction. Using second-person neuroscience to develop a 21st century social psychiatryLeonhard Schilbach, Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry Inter- and intra-personal neural mechanisms of social learning during infancyVictoria Leong, Nanyang Technological University The session was moderated by George Augustine of LKC NTU
On 4th December 2020, the Singapore Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience held a half-day symposium organized by Hong Xu, Ajay Mathuru, Caroline Wee, Sarah Luo, and Adam Claridge-Chang. The Keynote speaker was Christof Koch of the Allen Brain Institute. The program also included Flash talks by Singapore-based scientists. Attendance peaked during Professor Koch’s talk, . . . read more
The latest newsletter has been posted here, with two upcoming events this Friday. The new Newsletter Editor will be introduced in the next announcement!
Population Spike-timing Dependent Plasticity and Synaptic Tagging and Capture in Hippocampal area CA1 presented by Karen Pang, Kumar Lab, National University of Singapore (NUS) More information here.
This week’s newsletter has been sent out and can be found here. Note the Zoom talk hosted tomorrow at 10am by Centre for Sleep and Cognition, and the postponement of the Asia-Pacific Society for Neurochemistry meeting to December 14-16.
The latest newsletter has been added to the archive. Please note the following resources for online events: WorldWideNeuro FENS Online Neuroscience events NeuroZoom
A proteome profiling approach uncovers early markers of Alzheimer’s disease linked to neurotoxicity by John Jia En Chua (NUS Physiology). Presented at Neuroscience Singapore 2019 in Session 1 – Generation and degeneration of the nervous system, chaired by Zhang Suchun (Duke-NUS, Singapore). http://medicine.nus.edu.sg/phys/Staff_Fac_Acad_Chua.html
Traumatic brain injury: the patient perspective Jonathan Liu Founder Beyond Broken Brains Twitter: @brokenbrainsco Web: https://www.brokenbrains.sg/ Talk given at Neuroscience Singapore 2019 Friday 26th September https://www.sfn.sg/ns2019-day-one/ Symposium organized by Society for Neuroscience, Singapore Chapter.Introduction by Dr Ajay Mathuru, Yale-NUS.
This week’s newsletter has been sent out and posted here. An e-seminar is being held tomorrow morning (8.30 – 9.30 am) by Professor Schechtman (U Sao Paolo) on Genetic mutations in patients with congenital insensitivity to pain guide development of a new analgesic. Please see the newsletter for details.