Symposium for Chinese Neuroscientists Worldwide 2018 (SCNW 2018)

July 6-9, 2018, Qingdao, Shandong, China

ProgramPoster Session

July 6, Friday 14:00-22:00 Registration 一楼大堂
16:00-18:00 Neuroscience Bulletin优秀论文评审会暨2018年度编委会 二楼会议室
18:30-20:00 Welcome Banquet 会议中心
July 7, Saturday
08:15-08:30 Opening Ceremony
08:30-09:30 Photo
09:30-12:00 Session 1: Brain Circuitry and Function
Chairs: Xia Zhang (China), Li Zhang (USA)
09:30-09:55 Xia Zhang (
Qingdao University, China
Title: Arousal circuitry for anesthesia and sleep
09:55-10:20 Hongwei Dong (
USC Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute, Keck School of Medicine of USC, United States
Title: Assembling global neural networks of the mouse brain
10:20-10:45 Min-Min Luo (
School of Life Sciences, Tsinghua University and NIBS, Beijing, China
Title: Neural circuit for reward processing
10:45-11:10 Li Zhang (
University of Southern California, United States
Title: Neural Circuits for Auditory Emotions
11:10-11:35 Xiao-Ming Li (
Center for Neuroscience, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, China
Title: Cannabinoid,synapse and depression
11:35-12:00 Li-Ping Wang (
The Brain Cognition and Brain Disease Institute, Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, CAS, China
Title: Optogenetics dissection of neural circuits underlying processing of innate fear
12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:00-15:30 Session 2: Molecular Mechanism of Neural Development and Developmental Disorders
Chairs: Zhiheng Xu (China), Guoli Ming (USA)
13:25-13:50 Guang Yang (
Columbia University, USA
Title: Innate immune system functions in synapse development and plasticity
13:50-14:15 Fang Liu (
Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Canada
Title: Development of novel therapeutics for the treatment of psychiatric diseases
14:15-14:40 Zhi-Heng Xu (
Institute of Genetics and developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Title: Zika Virus Infection Incurred Microcephaly, Pathogenesis and Treatment
14:40-15:05 Xiang Yu (
Institute of Neuroscience, Shanghai Institute for biological Sciences, Chinese academy of sciences, China, China
Title: The role of cytokines in regulating neural circuit development and plasticity
15:05-15:30 Ying Shen (
Center for Neuroscience, Zhejiang University, China
Title: The roles of Mea6 in the development of the cerebellum
15:30-15:40 Break
15:40-18:10 Session 3: Molecular and Cellular Basis of Neurodegeneration
Chairs: Jiawei Zhou (China), Huaibin Cai (USA)
15:40-16:05 Huai-Bin Cai (
National Institute on Aging, NIH, USA
Title: Heterogeneity of nigrostriatal dopaminergic neurons and implications for Parkinson's disease
16:05-16:30 Yong-Gang Yao (
Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Title: Complement Component 7 is a novel risk gene for Alzheimer’s disease in Han Chinese
16:30-16:55 Jun-Hua Xiao (
University of Melbourne, Australia
Title: Selectively targeting brain-derived neurotrophic factor signaling promotes myelin regeneration
16:55-17:20 Jun Xia (
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
Title: Role of PICIK1 in APP trafficking and Alzheimer’s disease
17:20-17:45 Qian Cai (
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA
Title: Axonal Transport and Autophagy-Lysosomal Regulation in Alzheimer’s Disease
17:45-18:10 Hong Jiang (
Qingdao University, China
Title: Ghrelin-GSH-R system: New insights on protecting nigral dopaminergic neurons in Parkinson’s disease
18:30-19:30 Dinner
July 8, Sunday
08:00-10:30 Session 4: Glial Cells in Health and Disease (including Brain Tumors)
Chairs: Shiqing Cai (China), Wooping Ge (USA)
08:00-08:25 Yue Feng (
Emory University School of Medicine, USA
Title: Coupling of transcriptional and posttranscriptional schizophrenia risk factor in oligodendroglia development
08:25-08:50 Shi-Qing Cai (
Institute of Neuroscience, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Title: Genetic variation in glia–neuron signaling modulates ageing rate
08:50-09:15 Long-Jun Wu (
Mayo Clinic, USA
Title: The differential function of microglia and monocytes in epilepsy
09:15-09:40 Yan-Mei Tao (
Institute of Life Sciences, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, Hangzhou Normal University, China
Title: Molecular regulation of reactive astrogliosis
09:40-10:05 Chong Liu (
Zhejiang University School of Medicine, China
Title: Glioma Cell-of-origin and Targeted Therapy
10:05-10:30 Woo-Ping Ge (
University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, USA
Title: Gliomas of distinct origins interact with distinct brain cell types
10:30-10:40 Break
10:40-13:10 Session 5: Genetic & Epigenetic Endeavors in Brain Disorders
Chairs: Weidong Li (China), Zhaoqi Wang (Germany)
10:40-11:05 Zhao-Qi Wang (
Leibniz Institute on Aging – Fritz Lipmann Institute (FLI), Germany
Title: Histone acetylation in neurogenesis and neurodegeneration
11:05-11:30 Wei-Xiang Guo (
Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Title: Deciphering the underlying mechanism of differential regulation of neurogenesis in the developing and adult brain
11:30-11:55 Shinghua Ding (
University of Missouri-Columbia, USA
Title: NAMPT is essential for neuronal protection, motor function and survival
11:55-12:20 Zi-Long Qiu (
Institute of Neuroscience, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Title: Neural circuitry aspects for autism spectrum disorders
12:20-12:45 Hai-Kun Liu (
德国癌症研究中心, Germany
Title: CHD7 in CHARGE of brain development.
12:45-13:10 Weidong Li (
Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Title: Histone demethylation in mental retardation
13:10-14:30 Lunch
14:30-17:00 Session 6: CNS Drug Target and Discovery
Chairs: Kewei Wang (China), Hanting Zhang (USA)
14:30-14:55 Han-Ting Zhang (
West Virginia University College of Medicine/The First Medical University of Shandong, USA
Title: Targeting phosphodiesterase (PDE) for treatment of alcoholism
14:55-15:20 Tian-Ming Gao (
Southern Medical University, China
Title: Novel therapeutic targets for major depressive disorder
15:20-15:45 Xiong-Wei Zhu (
Case Western Reserve University, USA
Title: Inhibition of mitochondrial fragmentation protects against Alzheimer’s disease in an animal model
15:45-16:10 Hai-Lin Zhang (
Hebei Medical University, China
Title: Potassium channels as anti-depression targets
16:10-16:35 Yu-Tian Wang (
University of British Columbia, Canada
Title: Developing novel NMDA receptor positive modulators as neuroprotectants
16:35-17:00 Ke-Wei Wang (
Qingdao University, China
Title: A novel SNRI with 5-HT2A antagonist activity for anti-depression
17:00-18:30 Poster Session
18:30-19:30 Dinner
20:00-21:00 Business Meeting (欢迎所有PI参加讨论)
July 9, Monday
08:00-10:30 Session 7: Mechanisms of Drug Addiction
Chairs: Ping Zheng (China), Jie Wu (USA)
08:00-08:25 Jie Wu (
Barrow Neurological Institute, St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, USA, USA
Title: Mechanisms of nicotine reward
08:25-08:50 Zheng-Xiong Xi (
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), USA
Title: Neural circuits underlying cannabis reward versus aversion
09:15-09:40 Ping Zheng (
Fudan University, China
Title: Memory retrieval in addiction: a role for miR-105-mediated regulation of D1 receptors in mPFC neurons projecting to the basolateral amygdala
09:40-10:05 Jie Shi (
Peking University, China
Title: Progress and Challenges of Drug Addiction Research
10:05-10:30 Cheng Xiao (
Xuzhou Medical University, China
Title: Distinct midbrain circuits mediating reward regulation by mesopontine cholinergic neurons
10:05-10:15 Break
10:15-12:45 Session 8: Proteinopathies in Neurodegenerative Diseases
Chairs: Jiayi Li (Sweden), Zhenyu Yue (USA)
10:15-10:40 Weihong Song (
University of British Columbia, Canada
Title: A novel role of BACE2 in Alzheimer’s disease
10:40-11:05 Zhenyu Yue (
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA
Title: Deregulation of presynaptic vesicle trafficking and autophagic clearance of -synuclein in Parkinson’s disease
11:05-11:30 Jian-Zhi Wang (
Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
Title: Role and the mechanisms underlying tau-induced neurodegeneration
11:30-11:55 Yan-Jiang Wang (
Army Medical University, China
Title: Neurotrophin receptor p75 regulates amyloid-beta and tau metabolism in neurodegenerative diseases
11:55-12:20 Jun-Xia Xie (
Qingdao University, China
Title: Iron, α-synuclein and glial contributions in Parkinson’s disease
12:20-12:45 Jia-Yi Li (
Lund University, Sweden
Title: Synucleinopathies in Parkinson’s disease and related disorders: from protein, through cell biology to therapeutic intervention
12:45-14:30 Lunch
14:30-17:00 Session 9: Modeling Brain Development and Diseases in Induced Pluripotential Stem Cells (iPSC)
Chairs: Guanghui Liu (China), Hongjun Song (USA)
14:30-14:55 Guang-Hui Liu (
Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Title: Using stem cell and gene editing techniques to study and treat aging-associated disorders
14:55-15:20 Nai-He Jing (
Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Title: Induced human neural progenitor cells and cell therapy of Alzheimer’s disease
15:20-15:45 Duan-Qing Pei (
Guangzhou Institutes of Biomedicine and Health, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Title: Cell Fate Decisions during Somatic Cell Reprogramming
16:10-16:35 Su-Chun Zhang (
University of Wisconsin, Madison, US; Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore, USA
Title: Stem Cell Approaches to Neural Degeneration
16:35-17:00 San-Bing Shen (
National University of Ireland Galway, Ireland
Title: An iPSC model of autistic spectrum disorder.
17:00-17:30 Closing Remarks
18:00-19:30 Dinner