Invited Speakers

Andrea Brand
Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK, University of Cambridge, UK


Angela Giangrande
CNRS, IGBMC, Universite de Strasbourg, France

Topic: "Gliogenesis in flies, how to make a unique cell type"


Michael Rosbash

Brandeis University, USA

Gerald Rubin

Janelia Research Campus, HHMI, Ashburn, USA

Topic: “New tools and methods for circuit analysis in Drosophila”

James Truman

University of Washington, USA

Topic: "The Role of Neuronal Lineages in the Functional Organization and Evolution of the Nervous System"

Iris Salecker

The Francis Crick Institute, London, UK

Topic: “Generating motion direction-sensitive neurons in the Drosophila visual system"


Amita Sehgal

Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, USA

Topic: "Peptidergic links between sleep and peripheral physiology"