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10. oktober markeres Fridtjof Nansens fødselsdag på Vitenskapsakademiet. Jan Egeland holder Nansen Minneforelesning over temaet Flyktninger og folkevandring hundre år etter Nansen. Tidligere samme dag avholdes Nansen Neuroscience lectures. Anthony N van den Pol holder foredrag om om hvordan man kan utnytte virus i hjernen til å bekjempe hjernekreft og Rodolfo R Llinás om at kontekstavhengig impulssvingning i hjernens nerveforbindelser ligger til grunn for tenking.

Generalsekretær Jan Egeland i Irak. Foto: NCR/Tiril SkarsteinGeneralsekretær Jan Egeland i Irak. Foto: NCR/Tiril Skarstein

Nansen Minneforelesning:
Generalsekretær i Flyktningehjelpen Jan Egeland:
Flyktninger og folkevandring hundre år etter Nansen

The Nansen Neuroscience Lectures
The Nansen Neuroscience Lectures (NNL) are organized in conjunction with Fridtjof Nansen's birthday to commemorate his fundamental contribution to neuroscience.

The NNL are given by speakers selected from the top tier of neuroscience research.

12:00: Opening by Øivind Andersen, Secretary General of The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters
12:03: Introduction by Linda H Bergersen, University of Oslo
12:06: Lecture by Anthony N van den Pol, Yale University
12:46: Discussion and questions from the audience, moderator Jon Storm-Mathisen
13:03: Introduction by Linda H Bergersen, University of Oslo
13:06:Lecture by Rodolfo R Llinás, New York University
13:46: Discussion and questions from the audience, moderator Jon Storm-Mathisen

Abstrakter og praktisk informasjon her

Dr van den Pol graduated from Yale University and did postdoctoral work at Oxford, Semmelweis, and Stanford Universities in the areas of neuropharmacology, neuroanatomy, and neurophysiology. He has two overlapping research interests. One focus is on regulatory mechanisms of the hypothalamus. The other is on viruses as pathogens and experimental and therapeutic tools in the brain.

 

Dr Llinás graduated and received his MD at the Pontifical Xavierian University in Bogotá, Colombia, and did his PhD with Sir John C Eccles at the Australian National University. He has made a wide range of contributions ranging from basic properties of nerve cells to brain network function, such as cerebellar control of movements and thalamo-cortical interaction in cognition.

Affiliation: Rodolfo R Llinás, PhD, MD, T and S Murphy Professor of Neuroscience, Dept of Neuroscience and Physiology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA;  Homepage

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