European Retina Meeting (ERM) 2013 Alicante

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  • The Euro­pean Retina Meet­ing 2013 (ERM 2013) will be held in Ali­cante, Spain from Octo­ber 02 — 05, 2013. The meet­ing venue will be the Melia Hotel, one of the best hotels in Ali­cante, located in the mid­dle of the Harbor.

    As was the case for ERM 2007, ERM 2009 and ERM 2011, the focus will be on visual pro­cess­ing in the ver­te­brate retina, includ­ing anatom­i­cal, phys­i­o­log­i­cal patho­log­i­cal and mod­el­ling approaches.

    The goal of the ERM is to bring together retina spe­cial­ists from all over the world to facil­i­tate a wider exchange of ideas and con­cepts and to evoke stim­u­lat­ing dis­cus­sions about the com­plex mech­a­nisms that under­lie reti­nal processing.

    Ses­sion Topics

    • Bipo­lar, Hor­i­zon­tal and Amacrine cells
    • Gan­glion cells and com­pu­ta­tional systems
    • Muller Cells and Pig­ment Epithelium
    • Neu­ro­pro­tec­tion and Reti­nal Therapy
    • Non image form­ing visual system
    • Pho­tore­cep­tors
    • Synap­tic Trans­mis­sion in the IPL
    • Synap­tic trans­mis­sion in the OPL

    2013 Young Inves­ti­ga­tor Award

    Cam­bridge Uni­ver­sity Press and the Edi­to­r­ial Board for Visual Neu­ro­science are pleased to anounce a Young Inves­ti­ga­tor Award at the forth­com­ing Euro­pean Retina Meet­ing. A selec­tion com­mit­tee appointed by the con­fer­ence orga­niz­ers and edi­tor in chief will iden­tify a can­di­date for this award, drawn from the poster pre­sen­ta­tions made by all grad­u­ate and post-​doctoral researchers at the meeting.

    Keynote Speeches

    • Cell type-​specific con­nec­tions in the inner retina – Silke Haverkamp
    • Com­pu­ta­tional of reti­nal and cor­ti­cal visual fea­tures by defined cell types – Botond Roska
    • Explo­ration of AAV-​mediated gene ther­a­pies for inher­ited ocu­lar dis­or­ders – Jane Far­rar
    • Func­tional orga­ni­za­tion of bipo­lar cells in the mouse retina – Thomas Euler
    • How reti­nal glia helps to improve image acqui­si­tion and early visual pro­cess­ing – Andreas Reichen­back
    • Light sig­nalling by pho­to­sen­si­tive reti­nal gan­glion cells: Updates and new find­ings – Rus­sell G. Fos­ter
    • Neu­ro­pro­tec­tion of reti­nal gan­glion cells – Manuel Vidal Sanz
    • Pho­tore­cep­tor outer seg­ment renewal — an update – David Williams
    • Vesic­u­lar medi­ated release of GABA in the outer retina of mam­mals – Nicholas Brecha

    Committees

    Organ­is­ing Committee

    • Nico­las Cuenca, Uni­ver­sity of Ali­cante
    • Pedro de la Villa, Uni­ver­sity of Alcala
    • Leon Lagnado,Uni­ver­sity of Cam­bridge

    Exec­u­tive Committee

    • Rafael Ospina , Uni­ver­sity of Alcala
    • Javier Vicente, Uni­ver­sity of Alcala
    • Laura Ramírez, Uni­ver­sity of Alcala
    • Laura Fer­nán­dez, Uni­ver­sity of Ali­cante
    • Vio­leta Gomez-​Vicente, Uni­ver­sity of Ali­cante
    • Gema Esquiva, Uni­ver­sity of Ali­cante
    • Laura Campello, Uni­ver­sity of Ali­cante
    • Agustina Noailles, Uni­ver­sity of Ali­cante
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