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08:00 – 08:30

Opening Ceremony

08:30 – 10:10

Session 1: Drug dependence and psychiatric disease
(Chairs: Howard Gu & Tao Li)

Howard Gu, Department of Pharmacology, Psychiatry, The Ohio State University,
Title: Mechanisms of cocaine addiction and approaches to develop anti-cocaine treatments

Weidong Yao, Harvard Medical School,
Title: Gating synaptic plasticity in the prefrontal cortex: role of dopamine

Zhijun Zhang, Medical School of Southeast University,
Title: Influence and Interaction of Genetic Polymorphisms in the Monoaminergic System and Life Stress on Antidepressant Drug Response

Tao Li, West China Hospital, Sichuan University,
Title: Molecular genetic analysis of schizophrenia: the challenge of defining phenotype

10:10 – 10:30

Coffee Break

10:30 – 13:00

Session 2: Neural Development
(Chairs: Lin Mei & Nancy Y. Ip)

Xi He, Harvard Medical School,
Title: Wnt morphogen regulation and neural patterning

James Zheng, Emory University,
Title: Actin cytoskeleton in growth cone guidance and synapse development

Bingwei Lu, Stanford University,
Title: Distinguishing normal neural stem cells from tumor-initiating stem cells in the fly brain

Lin Gan, Flaum Eye Institute, University of Rochester,
Title: LMO4 functions as a negative regulator of sensory organ formation in the mammalian cochlea

Zhenge Luo, Institute of Neuroscience, CAS,
Title: Neuronal polarity: extracellular factors and intracellular mechanisms

Jun Xia, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology,
Title: Synaptogenesis and AMPA receptor trafficking

13:00 – 14:00


14:00 – 17:00

Session 3: Neurotransmission, Learning/Memory and Synaptic Plasticity
(Chair: Lu-Yang Wang & Guoqiang Bi)

Mei Zhen, Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute & Dept. of Molecular Genetics, Physiology, Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto,
Title: Interrogation of C. elegans motoneural circuit

Minggao Zhao, Fourth Military Medical University,
Title: Functional roles of BKCa channels in the synaptic transmission of lateral amygdala

Yutian Wang, Brain Res. Center, University of  British Columbia,
Title: Regulation of AMPAR assembly and trafficking by p97

Xiaohui Zhang, Institute of Neuroscience, Chinese Academy of Sciences,
Title: Activity-dependent Plasticity of Inhibitory Circuits

Ping Shen, University of Georgia,
Title: Neural Control of Motivated Reward Seeking: Old Molecules and New Concepts

ZhengPing Jia, Neurosciences & Mental Health, Hospital for Sick Children & Department of Physiology, University of Toronto,
Title: Regulation of brain size, synaptic plasticity and behaviour by p21-activated kinases

Guosong Liu, Tsinghua University,
Title: Enhancing fear memory extinction and reversing helplessness by elevating brain magnesium

17:00 – 19:00

Poster Session I (P1-26) and Technology Session (Vendor Workshop)

19:00 – 20:30


21:00 – 22:30

Forum on Neuroscience in China


08:30 - 10:30

Session 4: Neural Regeneration and Stem Cells
(Chair: Xiao-Ming Xu & Kwok-Fai So)

Binhai Zheng, University of California at San Diego,
Title: Axon regeneration in the adult CNS: the role of myelin-derived axon growth inhibitors

Xiaosong Gu, Nantong University School of Medicine,
Title: Tissue engineering in nerve regeneration

Cheng He, Second Military Medical University,
Title: Biology of olfactory entheashing cells in CNS regeneration

Suchun Zhang, University of Wisconsin,
Title: Stem Cell Approaches to Neurological disorders”

Yi Ren, The State University of new Jersey,
Title: The role of macrophages in control of teratoma development after embryonic stem cell transplantation in spinal cord

10:30 – 10:50

Coffee break

10:50 – 12:50

Session 5: Sensory systems
(Chair: Wei Chen & Wu Li)

Xiaoqin Wang, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University,
Title: Central auditory processing: past, present and future

C. Ron Yu, Stowers Institute for Medical Research,
Title:  Functional Role of Olfactory Glomeruli in Odor Representation

Yi Zuo, University of California,
Title: In vivo imaging of synapse plasticity in the mouse somatosensory cortex

Haidong Lu, Institute of Neuroscience, CAS,
Title: Functional Structures in Visual Cortex

Jia Liu, State Key Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning, Beijing Normal University,
Title: The role of top-down task context in learning to perceive objects

Longnian Lin, Shanghai Institute of Brain Functional Genomics,East China Normal University,
Title: Amygdala Neurons Encode Fear and Anxiety

13:00 – 14:00


14:00 – 16:00

Session 6: Ion Channel Physiology and Biophysics
(Chairs: Jian Yang & Kewei Wang)

Donglin Bai, University of Western Ontario,
Title: The Role of Amino Terminus of Connexin50 in Determining Transjunctional Voltage-dependent Gating and Unitary Conductance

Hailin Zhang, HeBei Medical University,
Title: Ionic Mechanisms for the Acute Nociceptive Signals Induced by Bradykinin

X.Z. Shawn Xu, University of Michigan,
Title: Mechanosensory transduction and TRP channels

Changlin Tian, Universityof Scienceand Technology of China,
Title:Structural Studies indicate Possible Different Interactions between KCNE1 and KCNE2 in Their Association and Modulation of KCNQ1 hannel

Xiaoqing Qiu, Sichuan University,
Title: The targeting activity of a voltage-dependent channel-forming protein could be altered with fused peptides

Min Li, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine,
Title: Chemical Biology of Ion Channels - when vast chemical diversity meets ion channel targets

16:00 – 18:30

Poster Session Ⅱ(P27-53) and Technology Session (Vendor Workshop)

19:00 – 20:30



8:30 – 10:30

Session 7: Somatosensory and Pain
(Chairs: Zhizhong Pan & Yu-Qiu Zhang)

Xinzhong Dong, Department of Neuroscience,Johns Hopkins University,
Title: Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Itch Sensation

Rurong Ji, Department of Anesthesiology,Brigham & Women's Hospital,Harvard Medical School,
Title: Resolvins as novel analgesics

Zhizhong Pan, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine,University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center,
Title: Delta-Opioid Receptor Trafficking and Functions

Guangyin Xu, Department of Internal Medicine,University of Texas Medical Branch ,
Title: CBS-H2S Signaling and Chronic Visceral Pain

Min Zhuo, Department of Physiology,University of Toronto,
Title: Erasing neuropathic pain hypersensitivity by inhibiting PKMζ in the ACC

Xu Zhang, Institute of Neuroscience, CAS,
Title: Activating B-type natriuretic peptide signal pathway inhibits inflammatory pain in nociceptive sensory neurons

10:30 – 10:50

Coffee break


Yun Wang ,Neuroscience Research Institute, Peking University,
Title: Cdk5 in pain modulation
You Wan, Neuroscience Research Institute, Peking University,
Title: Tumor tissue-derived endogenous formaldehyde induces bone cancer pain under acidic environment

11:50 - 14:40

Session 8: Neurodegenerative diseases and brain disorders
(Chair: Gong Chen & Jianzhi Wang)

Chen Gong, Penn State University,
Title: Cofilin Rod Formation Is Associated with Synaptic Loss & Brain Aging

Xiaojiang Li, Emory University,
Title: Huntingtin associated protein and neuropathology

Keqiang Ye, Emory University,
Title: Drug Development of TrkB Agonists

Lian Li, Emory University School of Medicine,
Title: PINK1-Mediated Signaling and Parkinson Disease

13:00 – 14:00



Fengyan Sun, Fudan University,
Title: Adult neurogenesis and brain repairing

Jianzhi Wang, Tongji Medical College of Huazhong University of Science & Technology,
Title: Role of glycogen synathese kinase-3b in Alzheimer-like neurodegeneration

14:40 – 16:40

Session 9: Computational Neuroscience
(Chairs: Xiaoqin Wang & Wu Si )

14:40 – 15:00
David Cai, Department of Mathematics,Shanghai Jiao Tong University,
Title: Computational Modeling of the Primary Visual Cortex and Insect Olfactory System

15:00 – 15:20
Peiji Liang, School of Life Science & Biotechnology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University,
Title: Relationship between spatial and temporal correlations of spikes in frog retinal ganglion cells

15:20 – 15:40
Liqing Zhang, Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University,
Title: Bilateral Adaptation and Neurofeedback for BCI System

15:40 – 16:00
Sen Song, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Tsinghua University School of Medicine,
Title: Functional Connectomics Approach to Neural Circuits

16:00 – 16:20
Dezhe Z. Jin, Department of Physics and Center for Neural Engineering, Penn State University,
Title: The Neural Dynamics of Birdsong Syntax

16:20 – 16:40
Si Wu, Group of Neural Information Processing, Institute of Neuroscience,
Title: Impact of shunting inhibition on dynamics of neuronal networks

16:40 – 17:10 

 Business meeting         

19:00 – 20:30

Dinner and Closing ceremony (Best poster awards)


Poster Session (I)
P-1   Gang Lu, Qi-Xin Zhou, Suo Kang, Qing-Lin Li, Liang-Cai Zhao, Jia-Dong Chen, Jian-Feng Sun, Jun Cao, Yu-Jun Wang, Jie Chen, Xiao-Yan Chen, Da-Fang Zhong, Zhi-Qiang Chi, Lin Xu, Jing-Gen Liu
Chronic Morphine Treatment Impaired Hippocampal LTP and Spatial Memory via Accumulation of Extracellular Adenosine Acting on adenosine A1 Receptors

P-2    Yan-Ling Liu, Guo-Fen Cao, Jie Zhu, Qing Zhong, Hong-Liang Su, Liang Wang, Yong-Hui Dang, Teng Chen
Effects of tetrahydropalmatine on methamphetamine-induced spatial learning and memory impairment in mice

P-3    Yong-Hui Dang, Bo Xing, Yan Zhao, Xiao-Jie Zhao, Jing-Feng Huang, Jing-Shi Tang, Teng Chen
Acute microinjection of sodium valproate into the ventrolateral obital cortex induces antidepressant-like effect in the rat forced swimming test

P-4    Neng Gong and Tian-Le Xu
Mice Lacking GAT1 Show Schizophrenia-Related Behavioral Phenotypes: A New Understanding of GABA Signaling in Schizophrenia

P-5    Hong-Yu Liu, Jie Jin, Jing-Shi Tang, Wei-Xin Sun, Hong Jia, Xin-Ping Yang, Jian-Mei Cui, Chen-Guang Wang
Effects of chronic deep brain stimulation in the rat nucleus accumbens on morphine relapse

P-6    Gai-Li Meng, Hui-Xun Ren, Guo-Fen Cao, Teng Chen,
Effects of acute methamphetamine exposure on -induced IL-6, production and DA D3 receptor involved

P-7    Na Zhao, Liang Wang, Jie Zhu, Yong-Hui Dang, Teng Chen
Tetrahydropalmatine attenuates methamphetamine induced locomotor activities and p-ERK/ERK expressions in mice

P-8    Li FAN, Hong SHAO, Xue-Jun CHAI, Shan-Ting ZHAO
Combination of in utero electroporation with time lapse to investigate the mechanism of neuronal migration

P-9    Junqiu Yang, Gayathri Krishnamoorthy, Akansha Saxena, Guohui Zhang, Jingyi Shi, Huanghe Yang, Kelli Delaloye, David Sept & Jianmin Cui
An epilepsy/dyskinesia-associated mutation enhances BK channel activation by potentiating Ca2+ sensing

P-10  Jingquan He, Qiping Dong, Zhen Chai
Increased Correlation of Calcium Activity in Cultured Rat Cortical Astrocytes after Hypoxia

P-11  Jing-yu Yang, Li-jia Zhang, Si-qi Zhao, Xiao-xiao Wang, Chun-fu Wu
A self-propelling circle mediated by reactive oxide species and nitric oxide exists in LPS-activated microglia

P-12   Kang Zheng, Hong Li, Ying Zhu, Qiang Zhu, and Mengsheng Qiu
microRNAs are essential for the developmental switch from neurogenesis to gliogenesis in the developing spinal cord

P-13   Renping Zhou, Alex Son, Maggie Cooper and Todd Weber
From Building Brain Circuits to Sculpting Lenses: Multiple Roles of the Eph Family Receptors in Development

P-14   Xiaotang Fan, Hyun-Jin Kim, Margaret warner, Jan-Åke-gustafsson
Role of LXRβ in the cerebral cortex development.

P-15   Jing Huang, Jing Chen, Ya-Yun Wang, Yan-Yan Wei, Wen Wang, Wei Wang, Yun-Qing Li, Sheng-Xi Wu
The presence of GABAergic neuronal progenitors in the mouse spinal mantle layer

P-16   Kaili Liu, Ying Liu, Weichuan Mo, Rong Qiu, Xiumei Wang, Jane Y. Wu, Rongqiao He
MiR-124 regulates early neurogenesis in the optic vesicle and forebrain with involvement of targeting NeuroD1

P-17   Tangfeng Su, Linhong Zhang,Bo Tian,Jing Shi,Man Li
Cannabinoid receptor-2 contribute to the regulation of electroacupuncture (EA) on the expression of β-endorphin and IL-1β in inflamed skin tissues of Rats

P-18   Jun-Long Huang, Chun-Lei Jiang
Stress and norepinephrine exacerbates sepsis of mice mediated by TNF-alpha production of macrophage through modulating TLR4 expression

P-19   Dan-Dan Liu, Sheng-Tian Li
Extrasynaptic NMDA Receptors-mediated LTD Induction in Adult Rat Hippocampal CA1 Neurons.

P-20   Yan Sun, Chao-Wang, Jia-pei Dai
Biophotons as neural communication signals

P-21   Ning Lu, Haiyun Yu, Rui Wang, Yichun Zhu
NADPH oxidase-derived superoxide mediate cardiovascular effects of  Urotensin II in spontaneously hypertensive rats

P-22   Sun Ji-Ye, Yang Jing-Yu, Wang Fang, Hou Yue, Dong Ying-Xu, Wu Chun-Fu
GABAA receptor in VTA mediates morphine-induced release of ascorbic acid in rat nucleus accumbens

P-23   周燕, 徐林

P-24   Hao-Di Wu, Rui-Lin Ma, Juan-Juan Zhao, Xue-Mei Hao, Wen-Gang Wu
In Vitro Reconstruction And Analysis Of Synchronized Firing Chain Model With Microfluidic System And Calcium Imaging

P-25   Hui Fu, Hans Clevers, Mukesh K. Jain, Mengsheng Qiu, Christopher M. Taylor, and Charles D. Stiles
A Genome-Wide Screen for Transcription Factors identified Tcf7l2 as an important protein for  myelin formation

P-26   Chunling Fan, Yiyan Zheng, Xiaoxin Cheng, Xiangbei Qi, Ping Bu, Dong H. Kim, Xuegang Luo, Qilin Cao
Transplantation of multi-neurotrophin D15A-expressing glial-restricted-precursor-derived astrocytes improves anatomical and locomotor recovery after spinal cord injury

Poster Session (II)
P-27   Jian-Guo Hu, Yan-Xia Wang, Jian-Sheng Zhou, Feng-Chao Wang, Xing-Wu Li, He-Zuo Lü
Differential Gene Expression Profiling in Oligodendrocyte progenitor cells, Oligodendrocyte and type II astrocytes by cDNA microarrays

P-28   He-Zuo Lü, Jian-Sheng Zhou and Jian-Guo Hu
Cyclosporin A increases recovery after spinal cord injury but does not improve myelination by Oligodendrocyte Progenitor Cell transplantation

P-29   Qilin Cao, Qian He, Yaping Wang, Xiaoxin Cheng, Russell M. Howard, Yiping Zhang, William H. DeVries, Christopher B. Shields, David S.K. Magnuson, Xiaoming Xu, Dong H. Kim, Scott R. Whittemore
Enhancing remyelination and functional recovery by stem cells transplantation after spinal cord injury

P-30   Yang Hyun Cho and Sung-Rae Cho
Immunomodulation of mesenchymal stem cells in an animal model of spinal cord injury

P-31   Yi Li, Li Hong Shen,  Hongqi Xin, Ruilan Zhang, Yisheng Cui, Li Zhang, Mei Lu, Zheng Gang Zhang, Michael  Chopp
Bone marrow stromal cells enhance functional recovery through elevating endogenous tPA which facilitates neurite remodeling after stroke in mice

P-32   Zeng-Xu LIU, Xiang-dong WANG, De-ming LIU, MA Jian-min, Nian-Xiang Xu
Microencapsulated suspension of rabbit olfactory cells transplantation promotes spinal cord injury repair

P-33   Bin Wei, Yanzhen Nie, Xiaosu Li, Zhengang Yang
Emx1-expressing neural stem cells in the subventricular zone give rise to new interneurons in the ischemic injured striatum

P-34   Feihu Qi, Youlang Zhou, and Guang-Yin Xu
Hydrogen sulfide tunes pain perception by interaction with NaV in dorsal root ganglion neuron following peripheral inflammation

P-35   Hong Cao, Yu-Qiu Zhang
Involvement of MAPK cascades in rat anterior cingulate cortex in pain-related emotion

P-36   Mei HAN, Ru-Yi HUANG, Zhi-Qi ZHAO, Yu-Qiu ZHANG
PKA/ERK/CREB signaling pathway-dependent the up-regulation of SIP30 in the anterior cingulated cortex contributes to the induction of pain-related negative affect in rat

P-37   Xu Q, Duan KZ, Li TT, Zhao ZQ and Zhang YQ
Selective enhancement of TRPV1 expression on different segments of dorsal root ganglion during bone cancer pain

P-38   Li Dong, Peihe Nie nd Weifang Rong
Differential regulation of the descending pain modulatory pathway by estrogen and corticosterone

P-39   Li-Na LIU, Fei-Peng ZHU, Bin LIU, Mei-Ying SONG, Bo ZHANG, Hong-Ping HUANG, Claire Xi ZHANG, Hua ZHAO, Zhi-Qin XU, Zhuan ZHOU
Cocaine potentiates somatodendritic secretion in locus coeruleus neurons

P-40   Minjie Xie,Min Zhou, Gary P. Schools, Harold K. Kimelberg, Wei Wang
Whole-cell voltage clamp characteristics of mature astrocytes in rat hippocampal slices: highly cesium permeable potassium channels likely underlies the passive conductance

P-41   Jianuo Liu, Changshui Xu, Lina Chen, Bryan Katafiasz, Shangdong Liang, Huangui Xiong
Involvement of Kv1.3 channel in microglia-induced neurotoxicity

P-42   Juan-juan Zhao, Shan Gao, Zhen Chai
Astrocyte-Conditioned Medium Reduces Hypoxia/Ischemia Injury to Cortical Neurons via Downregulating NR2B- Containing Receptors

P-43   Eric Dammer, Ping Xu, Nicholas Seyfried, Duc M. Duong, Dongmei Cheng, Marla Gearing, Howard Rees, James J. Lah, Allan I. Levey, and Junmin Peng
Polyubiquitin Linkage Profiles in Three Models of Proteolytic Stress Suggest Etiology of Neurodegenerative Disease

P-44   Xiao-Yun Liu, Austin Fagan, Maria E Gonzalez-Toledo, Siyuan Zhang, Li-Ru Zhao
Stem cell factor and granulocyte-colony stimulating factor exhibit therapeutic effects in a mouse model of CADASIL disease

P-45   P. Andy Li
Mechanisms of hyperglycemia-enhanced ischemic brain damage: Role of the mitochondria.

P-46   Kristin Hamann, Jian Luo, Wenjing Sun, Lingxing Zheng2, Riyi Shi
Acrolein scavenging: A novel intervention to attenuate oxidative stress in spinal cord injury

P-47   Jing Bi, Yicheng Xie, Shui Qing Ye, Shinghua Ding
Neuroprotective role of NAMPT in in vivo and in vitro ischemic models

P-48   Ting Wang, Chun-Lei Ding, Bu-Yi Wang, Yang Guo, Shou-Shan Ma, Sheng-Tian Li
The Effect of Embedding Catgut in Acupoints on Depressive Behaviors in Wistar Kyoto Rats

P-49   Qing HE, Ning SONG, Hua-Min XU, Jun-Xia XIE, Hong JIANG
Alpha-synuclein is involved in the toxicity induced by ferric iron to SK-N-SH neuroblastoma cells

P-50   Chanjuan Xu, Wenhua Zhang,Xin Lin, Ming Jiang, Haijun Tu, Siluo Huang, Jianfeng Liu
Activation mechanism of GABAB receptor

P-51   Yi SUN, Zhuo HUANG, Wenwen LIU, Xingyu JIANG
Engineering neuronal circuits through nano-surface chemistry and microfluidics

P-52   Wen-Yan Han, Chun-Fu Wu, Fang-Yang Wang, Fang Wang, Jia Qi, Ming Song, Jing-Yu Yang
Effect of KA and NMDA lesion of the medial prefrontal cortex and dorsal hippocampus on the methamphetamine-induced behavioral change and extracellular amino acid release in mice

P-53   Jie Zhu, Yan-Jiong Chen, Na Zhao, Yong-Hui Dang, Teng Chen
Effect of dopamine D3 receptor on methamphetamine-induced behavioral sensitization in mice

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