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Motor control: from the periphery to the cortex and back

University College London, Institute of Neurology

Thursday, 5 December 2013 at 09:00 - Friday, 6 December 2013 at 18:00 (GMT)

Motor control: from the periphery to the cortex and back

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A special two-day meeting to mark the retirement of

Professor Roger Lemon

 

Confirmed Speakers

 

Stuart Baker (Newcastle University, UK)

Reticulospinal tract in hand function

 

Parveen Bawa (Simon Fraser University, Canada)

Transcortical reflexes and reaction times

 

Thomas Brochier (Institut de Neurosciences de la Timone (INT), France)

Mapping the spatio-temporal structure of motor cortical LFP and spiking activities during reach-to-grasp movements

 

Gabriella Cerri (University of Milan, Italy)

Intraoperative investigation of corticospinal tract

 

Marco Davare (UCL Institute of Neurology, UK)

Using virtual reality to grasp brain mechanisms underlying hand movements

 

Steve Edgley (Cambridge University, UK)

Climbing fibres as instructive signals to the cerebellum for motor learning

 

Marie-Claude Hepp-Reymond (Institute of Neuroinformatics, University of Zurich, Switzerland)

Amazing is the trip of the precision grip: from the periphery to the cortex and back!

 

Atsushi Iriki (RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Japan)

Triadic niche construction: human brain evolution extrapolating tool use and language from the control of reaching actions

 

Andrew Jackson (Newcastle University, UK)

Low-frequency oscillations in motor cortex during movement and sleep

 

Peter Kirkwood (UCL Institute of Neurology, UK)

The respiratory drive in motoneurones and its relevance to the cortical control of movements

 

Marc Maier (Université Paris Descartes, France)

Model-based prediction of fusimotor activity during upper limb movements

 

Katsumi Nakajima (Kinki University, Japan)

Contribution of primary motor cortex to the control of locomotion in Japanese monkeys

 

John Rothwell (UCL Institute of Neurology, UK)

Transcranial methods of brain stimulation

 

Hideki Shimazu (MIT, USA)

Chronic recording system from multiple cortical and subcortical regions with chemical infusion cannulae for nonhuman primates

 

Eric Schmidlin (University of Fribourg, Switzerland)

Various effects of the inactivation of the primary motor cortex  in primates

 

Peter Strick (University of Pittsburgh, USA)

Old and New M1: A tale of two primary motor areas

 

Ailie Turton (University of the West of England, UK)

Stroke Rehabilitation - the corticospinal tract and beyond

 

Alessandra Umilta (University of Parma, Italy)

Static images and dynamic movies modulate the mirror mechanism in humans

 

Daniel Wolpert (Cambridge University, UK)

Motor learning and reflex control

 

Meeting is generously funded by the Wellcome Trust and the Physiological Society

 

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Clinical Neurosciences Building, 33 Queen Square Lecture Theatre
33 Queen Square

WC1N

United Kingdom

Thursday, 5 December 2013 at 09:00 - Friday, 6 December 2013 at 18:00 (GMT)


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