Wednesday, October 18th
16:00 Registration
 
Thursday, October 19th   

7:30

Registration

 8:30

Congress opening by the Vice-rector of Research and Doctorate of the University Jaume I, Prof. Dr. Jesús Lancis

9:00- 12:00

Topic 1: Neurobiology of Chemosignals and Chemosensory Systems. 

Chair person: Fernando Martínez-García

 

9:00

Tristram Wyatt, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford (UK)

"Chemical communication: Pheromones and chemical signatures"

 9:30

Carolina Gómez-Díaz, University of Oviedo (Spain)

"Molecular basis of pheromone reception in insects"

 10:00

Ángel Acebes, Institute of Biomedical Technologies, University of La Laguna (Spain)

"From synapses to behavior: central olfactory processing in Drosophila"

10:30

Coffee Break  

 11:00

Peter Brennan, School of Psysiology, Pharmacology & Neuroscience, University of Bristol (UK)

"Can OR37 ligands reduce an acute stress response in mice?"

11:30

Trese Leinders-Zufall, Saarland Universität, Homburg (Germany)

"Neuronal mechanisms of olfactory sensing: Receptors, cells and circuits"

12:00

Oral communication session 

Chair person: Enrique Lanuza

12:00-12:30

"Innate vs. learned processing by the vomerosanal system"

Karen Marom, Noa Horesh, Yoram Ben-Shaul

12:30-12:50

"An anatomical, histological and immunohistochemical study of the rabbit vomeronasal organ"

Paula R. Villamayor, Pablo Sánchez Quinteiro

12:50-13:10

"Synchronic Activity in the olfactory bulbs and vomeronasal amygdala induced by neutral odorants and sexual pheromones in freely behaving female mice"

Cecilia Pardo Bellver, Sergio Martínez-Bellver, Fernando Martínez-García, Enrique Lanuza, Vicent Teruel-Martí

13:10

 Lunch

14:00

Poster Session

 15:00-16:30  

Topic 2: Chemical Senses, Social and Maternal Behaviours

Chair person: Carmen Agustín-Pavón

 15:00

Pablo ChameroUMR85 INRA-CNRS-IFCE- University of Tours, Nouzilly (France)

"Sensory signalling mechanisms in the accesory olfactory system and control of social behaviors"

  15:30

Enrique Lanuza, University of Valencia (Spain)

"Organization of the vomeronasal circuits mediating sexual attraction in rodents"

 16:00

Susana Lima, Champalimaud Neuroscience Programme, Lisbon (Portugal)

"Neural mechanism underlying state dependent modulation of socio-sexual behavior"

16:30

Coffee Break 

17:00

Poster Session

21:00

Gala Dinner at the "Real Casino Antiguo de Castellón" Plaza Puerta del Sol, 1; 12001 Castellón de la Plana

 

Friday, October 20th   

9:00-10:00   

Topic 2: Chemical Senses, Social and Maternal Behaviours (cont)

Chair person: Susana Lima

 9:00

Fernando Martínez-García, University Jaume I, Castellon (Spain)

"Pheromones and motherhood"

9:30

Oliver Bosch, Regensburg Universität (Germany)

"Neuropeptides - the driving force in the maternal brain"

10:00-10:30

 Coffee Break  

10:30-12:00

Topic 3: Chemical Senses, Neurodegenerative and Psychiatric Disorders

Chair person: Oliver J Bosch

  10:30

Johannes AttemsInstitute of Neuroscience, Newcastle University (UK)

"Olfactory bulb pathology in age associated neurodegeneration"

 11:00

Alino Martínez-MarcosFaculty of Medicine, University of Castilla La Mancha, Ciudad Real (Spain)

"The anterior olfactory nucleus in Alzheimer’ and Parkinson’s diseases: why more and why first?"

 11:30

Carmen Agustín-PavónUniversity of Valencia (Spain)
"Olfaction in Rett's syndrome"
12:00-13:10

Oral communication session 

Chair person: Alino Martínez-Marcos

12:00-12:30

"Olfactory bulb neurogenesis and reproductive behaviors in females"

Rebeca Corona, Wendy Portillo, Raúl Paredes, Matthieu Keller, Frederic Lévy

12:30-12:50

"Drug-induced odour memories casting in a cerebellar net"

Marta Miquel, Isis Gil-Miravet, Julian Guarque-Chabrera

12:50-13:10

"The neuroendocrinology of maternal motivation: prolactin and the onset of proactive maternal responses" 

Hugo Salais-López, Sara Carli, Enrique Lanuza, Carmen Agustín-Pavón, Fernando Martínez-García

13:10

  Lunch

 

 

 

                                            POSTER PRESENTATIONS

 

P-1       

Role of electrical synapses in olfactory processing of drosophila melanogaster

Ninovska Romero, Ángel Acebes

P-2 

Olfaction and prolactin. Possible role of prolactin in the detection of chemosensory signals in the brain of virgin and lactating mice.

María Abellán-Álvaro, Hugo Salais-López, Fernando Martínez-García, Carmen Agustín-Pavón, Enrique Lanuza

P-3 

Neural activity induced by male-derived volatiles in the chemosensory amygdala of female mice: anatomical substrate of olfactory-vomeronasal learning.

Manuel Vila, José Moncho-Bogani, Carmen Agustín-Pavón, Ferran Martínez-García, Enrique Lanuza

P-4 

Glutamatergic changes around cerebellar golgi cells expressing a perineuronal net in cocaine-induced odour preference conditioning

Julian Guarque-Chabrera; Isis Gil-Miravet; Marta Miquel

P-5

Social exploration in female and male mice

Carla Carratalá-Ros, Noemí San Miguel, Régulo Olivares-García, Patricia Ibáñez-Marín, Marta Sarasúa de la Bárcena, John D. Salamone, Mercè Correa

P-6

Individual differences in da activity, and their involvement in social interaction

Régulo Olivares-García, Carla Carratalá-Ros, Noemí San Miguel, Marta Sarasúa de la Bárcena, Patricia Ibáñez-Marín, John D. Salamone, Mercè Correa

P-7

From avoidance to attraction: pubertal changes in oxitocinergic neurons correlate with preference towards male chemosignals in female mice

Cinta Navarro-Moreno, María Abellán-Álvaro, Cecilia Pardo-Bellver, Fernando Martínez-García, Carmen Agustín-Pavón, Enrique Lanuza

P-8

Looking for pup pheromones in mice: chemosignals eliciting maternal care

Cinta Navarro-Moreno, Manuela Barneo-Muñoz, Carmen Agustín-Pavón, Enrique Lanuza, Fernando Martínez-García

P-9

The preoptic area: connections, oxytocinergic cell population, pup odours and maternal behaviour in mice

David Aguado-Llera, Sara Carli, M. Otero-García, A. Martín-Sánchez, Carmen Agustín-Pavón, Enrique Lanuza, Ferrán Martínez-García

P-10

The smell of illness counteracts sexual attraction: induction of c-fos in the amygdalo-hypothalamic circuits in female mice induced by urine of sick males

Mario Orts-Richart, Rafael Aparisi-Pozo, Adoración Hernández-Martínez, Ferran Martínez-García, Carmen Agustín-Pavón, Enrique Lanuza

P-11

Illness-related volatile odorants from c57bl/6j male mice induce chemosensory exploration in cd1 females

Lidia Seguí-Valls, Adoración Hernández-Martínez, Ferran Martínez-García, Carmen Agustín-Pavón, Enrique Lanuza

 P-12

Drug-related odour conditioning regulates the activity in the infralimbic-cerebellum network

Isis Gil-Miravet; Julian Guarque-Chabrera; Marta Miquel

P-13       

Doublecortin expression in the olfactory system of a mouse model of rett syndrome

Elena Martínez Rodríguez, Fernando Martínez-García, Enrique Lanuza, Mónica Santos, Carmen Agustín Pavón

P-14     

Trpc5 cation channels contribute to hormone regulation in the hypothalamus. Moreno-Pérez Ana ; Blum Thomas; Bufe Bernd; Pyrski Martina; Anela Arifovic; Petra Weissgerber; Veit Flockerzi; Freichel Marc; Zufall Frank; Leinders-Zufall Trese

P-15

Implication of dopamine in aversive escape behaviors and social exploration in female and male mice. Carla Carratalá-Ros; Noemí San Miguel; Régulo Olivares-García; Patricia Ibáñez-Marín; Marta Sarasúa de la Bárcena; John D. Salamone ; Mercè Correa