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Russian-Israeli Mini-Symposium on Molecular Neurobiology

The symposium will take place on November 19 at 10:00 in the Minor hall. Talks will be presented by scientists from Russia and Israel; the program is available on the IBCh website. Everyone is cordially invited.

November 19

neurotoxin, thermogenetics, calcium stores, Alzheimer's disease, pharmacology, neurobiology, conference

Vassilevski Alexander

Mini-symposium program:

10:00, Opening of the symposium, Alexander Gabibov, director of IBCh RAS

Session 1 (chair Alexey Semyanov)

10:10–11:00, Menahem Segal (Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel); Presenilin, synaptopodin and calcium stores in animal models of Alzheimer’s disease

11:00–11:50, Raul Gainetdinov (Institute of Translational Biomedicine, St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia); Emerging pharmacology of trace amine-associated receptors (TAARs)

11:50–12:30, Eduard Korkotian (Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel); The role of calcium compartmentalization in neuronal plasticity and new spine formation

12:30–13:00, Coffee break

Session 2 (chair Alexander Vassilevski)

13:00–13:40, Vsevolod Belousov (Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry RAS, Moscow, Russia); Novel synthetic biology tools: thermogenetics and metabolic engineering

13:40–14:00, Alexey Shalygin (Institute of Cytology RAS, Saint Petersburg, Russia); Interplay between endogenous proteins Stim1, Stim2, IP3R, Orai and TRPC define store-operated calcium entry

14:00–14:20, Maria Sachkova (Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel); The first evidence for a neuropeptide recruited as a neurotoxin

For additional information please contact Alexey Semyanov:

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