18-11-2014 - 15:00
2014 Towards Understanding the Brain by a Nobel Prize winner
 
Annual Lecture 
STOA  
European Parliament Brussels - József Antall (JAN) 2Q2

Coloured 3D diffusion tensor imaging scan of the brain, showing the bundles of white matter nerve fibres©Belga/Science  
Coloured 3D diffusion tensor imaging scan of the brain, showing the bundles of white matter nerve fibres©Belga/Science © Belga/Science 

Keynote speaker: Thomas Südhof, 2013 Nobel Prize in Medicine, Stanford University, USA.

#BrainLecture2014PROGRAMME

Chair: Paul Rübig, MEP, STOA Chair

Moderator: Rosario Rizzuto, University of Padua, IT

  • 15.00 WELCOME

Mairead McGuinness, MEP and EP Vice-President responsible for STOA

  • 15.20 SETTING THE STAGE

David Nutt, Imperial College London, UK

Neuroscience: Where are we, where should we go?

  • 15.30 KEYNOTE SPEECH AND CONVERSATION WITH THOMAS SÜDHOF

Thomas Südhof, School of Medicine, Stanford University, USA, 2013 Nobel Prize in Medicine

In conversation with Elena Becker-Barroso, The Lancet Neurology

  • 16.30 Q&A SESSION

Questions from the audience and social media

  • 16.50 CONCLUSIONS

David Nutt, Imperial College London, UK

  • 16.55 CLOSING REMARKS

Eva Kaili, MEP, STOA 1st vice Chair

  • 17:00 - 17:30 DRINKS RECEPTION