The maximum poster size is 90 cm wide x 140 cm high (portrait style).

Each poster has been given a unique poster number. A list including the poster numbers will be available online shortly. This list will be also available in the programme book which will be provided to the delegates with conference packages.

Poster sessions are held on Tuesday and Thursday in the Seminar Room. The each session will be split between odd and even poster numbers.

Poster Session 1: Tuesday, September 4, 2018
17:00-18:30 – odd poster numbers, authors must be present
18:30-20:00 – even poster numbers, authors must be present

Poster Session 2: Thursday, September 6, 2018
17:00-18:30 – odd poster numbers, authors must be present
18:30-20:00 – even poster numbers, authors must be present

Refreshments are provided during the sessions.

Poster Session 1: Tuesday, September 4, 2018
Set up of posters: Monday, September 3, 15:00-19:00

                               Tuesday, September 4, 8:00-16:00
Removal of posters: Wednesday, September 5, by 13:00.

Poster Session 2: Thursday, September 6, 2018
Set up
of posters: Wednesday, September 5, 13:00-15:30

                                Thursday, September 6, 8:00-16:30
Removal of posters: Friday, September 7, by 15:00

Double-sided adhesive tape and binder clips to fix posters on the board will be supplied.

Presenters are responsible for removing their posters. Posters not removed by the indicated time above will be dismantled and destroyed after the Conference.


Certificates of the poster presentation will be issued only upon request:

1) paper format – upon request at the Registration Desk during the Conference,

2) electronic format – upon email request after the Conference.

POSTER SESSION 1 - Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Poster numberAuthorTitle
P1.1Abhishek ChatterjeeSeasonal Commissioning of circadian oscillators 
P1.2Eileen S. ChowEffects of blue light on aging and gene expression in Drosophila heads
P1.3Mireia Coll-TanéInvestigating the cellular contributions to sleep disturbances in CHARGE syndrome and Autism Spectrum Disorders
P1.4Jack CurranUsing Drosophila to model age-related changes in the circadian system
P1.5Milena DamulewiczThe role of autophagy in the regulation of circadian rhythms
P1.6Peter DeppischEvolutionary adaption of the clock factors CRY and PDF in high-latitude drosophilids
P1.7Jolanta Górska-AndrzejakThe circadian clock in ensheathing glia influences the sleep and the level of locomotor activity of Drosophila melanogaster
P1.8Anastasia HerreroCoupling neuropeptide levels to structural plasticity in Drosophila clock neurons
P1.9Patricia Jarabo BlázquezNeuroprotective strategies against circadian alterations in a glioma model
P1.10Wojciech KrzeptowskiDmMANF is a neurotrophic factor crucial for development of clock neurons
P1.11Vittoria MarianoSleep and Circadian Rhythm deficits in Drosophila models of intellectual disability
P1.12Gabriella M. MazzottaThe heterogeneous nuclear ribonucleoprotein (hnRNPs) SQUID is involved in the generation of the circadian rhythmicity in Drosophila
P1.13Hans MoldenhauerBiophysical characterization of a predicted Shaker splice variant with an unconventional initiation codon and their effect in the wake/sleep cycle in Drosophila melanogaster
P1.14Maite OguetaLight input into the clock via the GPI anchored protein QSM
P1.15François RouyerHisCl1 histamine receptor supports communication between photoreceptors to rntrain rest-activity rhythms in Drosophila
P1.16Frank K. SchubertThe importance of photoperiod for seasonal adaptation in D. melanogaster
P1.17Jason SomersDissecting mechanosensory input to the Drosophila Circadian System
P1.18Lucyna WalkowiczDistal medulla glia express mesencephalic astrocyte-derived neurotrophic factor that is crucial for circadian rhythms in Drosophila melanogaster
P1.19Herman WijnenDevelopmental requirement and network properties for daily timekeeping as revealed by in-depth phenotypic description of the core clock gene cycle
P1.20Kacper Witek The biological clock of Drosophila shows sensitivity to neurotoxic activity of acrylamide
P1.21Sho YamaguchiDrosophila insulin-like peptide (Dilp) 3 regulates circadian rhythm in Drosophila melanogaster
P1.22Javier V. AlvarezKey neuropeptides controlling Drosophila ecdysis coordinates tracheal air clearance in larvae
P1.23Pablo Baladrón de JuanSpecification of the Drosophila abdominal Orcokinin A neurons
P1.24Valentina BožokThe role of conserved CXXC motif in the function of Mesencephalic Astrocyte-derived Neurotrophic Factor in Drosophila melanogaster
P1.25Marita BuescherGenetic control of central complex formation in the red flour beetle Tribolium castaneum
P1.26Luis Clarembaux-BadellSegmentally homologous neurons acquire two different terminal neuropeptidergic fates in the Drosophila nervous system
P1.27Kyle ConnollyThe neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis gene CLN7 regulates neuronal development via a retrograde mechanism from the post-synaptic cell
P1.28Esteban G ContrerasCell-type-specific profiling of Polymerase II occupancy in the Drosophila nervous system under nutrient restriction
P1.29Caroline DelandreProfiling the chromatin landscape of the Drosophila mushroom body
P1.30Heinrich DircksenDifferential distribution of ion-transport-peptide splice forms in the central and peripheral nervous system of larval and adult Drosophila
P1.31Justin Flaven-PouchonThe tanning neurohormone bursicon does not act directly on the epidermis to initiate the melanization of the cuticle
P1.32Phil-Alan GärtigStructural dynamics of synapse formation in larval motor circuits are regulated by anterograde Jeb/Alk signaling
P1.33Carlo N. G. GiachelloNitric Oxide participates in motor network tuning during an embryonic critical period
P1.34Eva E. HigginbothamNeurotransmitter specification during embryonic neurogenesis
P1.35Sooin JangThe organization of enteroendocrine cells in Drosophila
P1.36Jaqueline KinoldIdentification and evaluation of novel genes promoting axonal regeneration
P1.37Guillaume LavergneMotor neurons pathfinding and proper muscle innervation require adult muscle precursor cells
P1.38Sifang LiaoDrosophila insulin-like peptide 1 (DILP1) promotes neuronal and organismal growth during non-feeding stages
P1.39Linda ManhartAxonal translation of the active zone protein Bruchpilot gives rise to developmental presynaptic plasticity
P1.40Gérard ManièreDirect Sensing of Leucine via two LAT1-like Transporters, Minidiscs and JhI-21 in Drosophila Insulin Producing Cells
P1.41Giovanni MarchettiTGF-β signalling regulates temporal fate specification in the developing Drosophila Mushroom Body
P1.42Owen MarshallA global repressor that breaks the rules: the role of Worniu in neural stem cells
P1.43Iryna MohylyakMolecular profiling of neuronal circuit development in Drosophila brain
P1.44Natalia  Mora GarcíaA temporal transcriptional switch governs stem cell division, neuronal numbers, and maintenance of differentiation
P1.45Himani PathakThe crucial link between proteostasis and systemic insulin signalling maintains nutrient homeostasis in Drosophila melanogaster
P1.46Christine PaulUnc-5 and Beaten path Ia are essential for the innervation of the lateral muscle field in Drosophila melanogaster
P1.47So SakamuraThe tracking of left right asymmetric neural circuit in the single cell resolution
P1.48Rashmi SipaniUnderstanding the regulation of Grainyhead in Drosophila Central Nervous System
P1.49Alain VincentThe Alary muscles and Thoracic Alary-Related muscles. Which role(s) and innervation?
P1.50Yong Q. ZhangThe Glycosphingolipid MacCer promotes synaptic bouton formation in Drosophila by interacting with Wnt
P1.51Sergio Casas-TintóSecreted signals coordinate glioblastoma progression and neurodegeneration
P1.52Elizabeth ConnollyThe regenerative drive of neuron-glia interactions upon CNS injury
P1.53Helen HertensteinThe subcellular localization of the Trehalose Transporter Tret1-1 is regulated by the fly´s localization and metabolic state
P1.54Rita KottmeierFunction and morphogenesis of axon-associated wrapping glia in Drosophila
P1.55Johanna PetriUndicht is necessary for septate junction formation and maintenance
P1.56Y. Henry SunRegulation of retinal basal glia differentiation in Drosophila eye disc
P1.57Yi-Wei TsaiGlia-derived miR-274 requires ESCRT machinery to modulate growth of synaptic boutons and tracheal branches in Drosophila
P1.58Kerem YildirimLoss of Drosophila SLC5 like protein Rumpel affects the adult behawior
P1.59Aman AggarwalA high-resolution climbing assay reveals novel behavioural phenotypes in Drosophila neurodegenerative and proprioception mutants
P1.60Nigel S. AtkinsonUsing the BARCODE oligonucleotide-Labeling technique to understand sexually dimorphic ethanol drinking preference
P1.61Sherry Shiying AwAutomated leg tracking using machine learning reveals  conserved gait features in fly models of Parkinson’s Disease and  Spinocerebellar ataxia 3
P1.62Krzysztof BaranEffects of changes in the transcription factor Cap ‘n’ collar C (CncC) and haeme oxygenase expression in the brain on life processes in Drosophila
P1.63Olga BaronRbfox-dependent circuit instability in neurodegeneration
P1.64Beate BergkirchnerSynaptic connectivity in a Drosophila model for HSAN-1 associated neurodegeneration
P1.65Catherine-Marie BlaisUsing Drosophila melanogaster olfaction to determine the mechanisms underlying aging-dependent neurodegeneration
P1.66Jessika Bridiα-Synuclein induced synaptopathy in a Drosophila model of Parkinson’s disease
P1.67Bartosz DoktórThe role of MUL1 and PARK mitochondrial ligases in circadian rhythm regulation and neuroprotection in Drosophila model of Parkinson’s Disease
P1.68Nikolett DraveczInsulin/IGF-like signalling and brain ageing in Drosophila melanogaster
P1.69Ilse EidhofDissecting the pathobiology underlying ataxia disorders in the Mushroom body – a Drosophila cerebellar analog?
P1.70Helen FitzsimonsInvestigating the role of the HDAC4-Ankyrin2 interaction in memory formation
P1.71Khadija HajjiProtective effects of PACAP against oxidative stress in the Drosophila central nervous system
P1.72Hayden A. M. HatchTranscriptional regulation, neuronal development, and function of the mushroom body in a Drosophila model of intellectual disability
P1.73James JL HodgeUsing Drosophila to model the synaptic plasticity, neurodegenerative and behavioural changes of Alzheimer’s disease and Down’s syndrome
P1.74Joern HuelsmeierEndogenous Ataxin2 intrinsically disordered domains are necessary for RNA-granule formation and olfactory long-term habituation
P1.75Eirini A.  KesisoglouInvestigating the physiological function of APP in Drosophila Melanogaster and its relevance to Alzheimer’s disease
P1.76Divita KulshresthaUnraveling the molecular mechanisms by which mutant tRNA-synthetases cause Charcot-Marie Tooth (CMT) neuropathy using Drosophila models
P1.77Kevin LüthySkywalker to the Rescue - Rogue oxidative stress sensing causes seizures and activity-dependent dyskinesia
P1.78Daniel MaddisonExploring the role of kynurenine 3-monooxygenase (KMO) in mitochondrial dynamics
P1.79Patrick MainCharacterising the role of the subcellular distribution of HDAC4 in Drosophila melanogaster neurological development, learning and memory
P1.80Jean-René MartinThe snoRNA jouvence required in the epithelium of the gut modulates lifespan through the deregulation of several genes involved in lipids and cholesterol metabolism
P1.81Federico MiozzoDeciphering the neuroprotective role of the transcription factor Fer2 for dopaminergic neurons
P1.82Fred P. MulroePumilio: a novel target for antiepileptic drugs
P1.83Juan A. NavarroThe role of Hh signalling in proteostasis in the adult Drosophila nervous system
P1.84Pilar Okenve-RamosDefective microtubule regulation as a key mediator of neuronal ageing
P1.85Megan K OlivaOrganellar calcium imaging of axons and presynaptic terminals, in wildtype Drosophila and in mutants for Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia proteins 
P1.86Angelina Palacios-MuñozAlterations in social behavior and sleep homeostasis in a drosophila model of autism spectrum disorder
P1.87Uli PechAn integrative analysis of Parkinson’s disease
P1.88Juanjo Perez-MorenoRole of endoplasmic reticulum structure in synapse function
P1.89Kavya Vinayan PushpalathaChanges in the properties of neuronal RNP granules upon aging
P1.90Maria RussiDrosophila models with GAA expansions to study  Friedreich’s Ataxia
P1.91Henrike ScholzCellular stress genes modulate behaviors associated with alcohol use disorders
P1.92Andrew W. ScottNon-self' mutations in a Drosophila model of expanded repeat neurodegenerative disease
P1.93Bryon SilvaInteraction between Amyloid Precursor Protein-like (APPL) and MAGUK scaffolding proteins contribute to appetitive long-term memory consolidation in Drosophila melanogaster
P1.94Euginia SinggihGenetics overlap of intellectual disability (ID) and ADHD: Investigating the role ID genes MEF2C and TRAPPC9 in ADHD biology
P1.95Charlotte SmithExploring the pathogenic role of dRab39 in a Drosophila model of Parkinson’s disease
P1.96Tora K. Smulders-SrinivasanMitochondrial electron transport chain defects affect Parkinson’s disease phenotypes to varying degrees
P1.97Jun SunMechanisms underlying α-synuclein-induced locomotor deficits in a Drosophila model of Parkinson’s disease
P1.98Laura TambergSilencing of Drosophila ortholog of TCF4 leads to behavioural impairment
P1.99Matthew TaylorAdaptation of the DART movement tracking system as an alternative to slam tests
P1.100Richard TuxworthSuppression of the DNA damage response protects the nervous system from pathology 
P1.101Cagri YalginNeurological dysfunction and rescue in a Drosophila model of cytochrome oxidase deficiency
P1.102Anna ZieglerRole of cell-autonomous fatty acid synthesis for neuronal development and function
P1.103Joern SteinertNitric oxide-mediated post-translational modifications control neurotransmitter release by modulating complexin  function 

                                 POSTER SESSION 2 - Thursday, September 6, 2018
P2.1Maheva AndriatsilavoLive-imaging of axonal growth and selection during brain development in intact animals
P2.2Anthi A. ApostolopoulouHomeostatic plasticity in an olfactory circuit in the Drosophila central brain
P2.3Francisca BertinAtlastin regulates the intracellular trafficking of synaptic vesicles, independent of BMP signaling, in Drosophila melanogaster motor neurons 
P2.4Rob CourtVirtual Fly Brain, a data integrator for Drosophila neurobiology
P2.5Suchetana DuttaLive-imaging of axonal branch selection during brain development 
P2.6Lydia GruberCircuitry and microarchitecture in the narrowly-tuned olfactory glomerulus DA2 vs. the broadly-tuned glomerulus DL5 in Drosophila melanogaster
P2.7Dominik JavorskiInjury induced synaptic plasticity via interhemispheric communication
P2.8Mathilde LecompteRequirement of the Drosophila ammonium transporter Rh50 for structural and functional integrity of the larval neuromuscular system
P2.9Guiyi LiStructural brain plasticity driven by Toll receptors 
P2.10Greg LnenickaPostsynaptic regulation of mini frequency and amplitude at the Drosophila larval NMJ and the role of the subsynaptic reticulum
P2.11Liria M Masuda-NakagawaOctopamine regulates behavioral odor discrimination in Drosophila larva
P2.12Giulia RomanoDownregulation of glutamic acid decarboxylase in Drosophila TDP-43-null brains provokes paralysis by affecting the organization of the neuromuscular synapses 
P2.13Gizem SancerCellular dissection of polarization vision circuitry in the Drosophila optic lobes
P2.14Ina AnreiterPromoter-specific histone methylation modulates strain differences in Drosophila foraging behaviour
P2.15Thomas O. AuerEvolution of olfactory circuits in drosophilids 
P2.16Raquel Barajas AzpeletaCanonical immune peptides modulate long-term memory 
P2.17Esteban BeckwithIs sleep a universal vital need? Evidence to the contrary in Drosophila melanogaster
P2.18Laura BlokDrosophila habituation deficits as a translational biomarker to stratify individuals with Intellectual Disability and Autism Spectrum Disorder 
P2.19Ali Asgar BohraNeuronal circuit for bitter taste processing in Drosophila
P2.20Tamara BotoConverging dopaminergic circuits differentially modulate valence and memory strength
P2.21Adam BradlaughStructural analysis of Cryptochrome based magnetoreception in Drosophila
P2.22Ankita Chodankar Neural activity is required for closing a critical-period for interneuron plasticity and long-term olfactory habituation
P2.23Adam Claridge-ChangDopamine controls a speed–choice transition between attraction and aversion that involves direct action on output neurons
P2.24Büsra CobanStructural plasticity of mushroom body-related dopaminergic neurons in dependence of the nutritional value of food
P2.25Paola CognigniIs this your mind on drugs? Circuit rules of compulsive behaviour
P2.26Vincent CrosetCellular diversity in the Drosophila midbrain revealed by single-cell transcriptomics
P2.27Jeffrey DasonOptogenetic activation of foraging neurons in Drosophila melanogaster induces a nociceptive-like escape behaviour
P2.28Brigitte DauwalderThe nuclear receptor Hr46/DH3 is required in the blood brain barrier for male courtship 
P2.29Miguel de la FlorA dorsal paired medial neuron-mushroom body circuit that modulates habituation during exploration in Drosophila
P2.30Erica EhrhardtA cell-type specific driver line library targeting neurons in the wing and haltere neuropils of the ventral nerve cord of Drosophila melanogaster and the optogenetic activation of wing motoneurons in flight
P2.31Deniz ErtekinUnpaired-2, a nutrient dependent fat body signal, regulates sleep and visual attention in D. Melanogaster
P2.32Felix FrantzmannTo be in the right place at the right time: Drosophila learning in the heat maze
P2.33Alice French Stimulus valence and arousal from sleep
P2.34Swetha B. M. GowdaGABAergic Inhibition of Leg motoneurons is Required for Normal Walking Behavior in Freely Moving Drosophila
P2.35Tim HermannsLithium Chloride Modulates Motivation in Drosophila melanogaster 
P2.36Sheng HuangPresynaptic active zone plasticity encodes sleep drive and frequency in Drosophila 
P2.37Hannah JonesMonitoring behaviour in sick and healthy flies – the effects of pesticides on insect behaviour: a behavioural neuroscience approach to pest control research 
P2.38Riho KobayashiDrosophila sik3, a homologue of mouse Sleepy1 gene in clock neurons
P2.39Johanna KoblerCircuit mechanisms of memory of negative postingestive effects in Drosophila melanogaster
P2.40Benjamin KottlerDopamine D1 receptor signalling in central complex ring neuron circuitry differentially regulates action sequences and turning behaviour in Drosophila
P2.41Sanne LamersSocial interactions decrease response to harmful temperatures in Drosophila melanogaster 
P2.42Radostina LyutovaFeedback signaling from mushroom body KCs to DANs during larval associative conditioning
P2.43Ambra MasuzzoStudying the impact of bacterial peptidoglycan on Drosophila behavior 
P2.44Julia L. MengCircuit memberships decisions can be determined by temporal identity transcription factors in Drosophila embryonic motor neurons
P2.45Jurga MituzaiteIdentification of novel treatments for epilepsy
P2.46Jan-Lukas OepenInfluence of dopaminergic dysregulation and visual overstimulation during development on attention-dependent reaction time during stationary flight of Drosophila melanogaster 
P2.47David Osumi-SutherlandVirtual Fly Brain 2.0
P2.48Stanislav OttConditioned odor avoidance requires a state of arousal in Drosophila
P2.49Annie ParkAlcohol-Intoxicated Flies Become Aggressive
P2.50Moshe ParnasMuscarinic receptors in the mushroom body regulate odor responses and are required for aversive conditioning in Drosophila
P2.51Emmanuel PerisseLearning relative value in Drosophila 
P2.52Gonçalo M. PoçasNeural regulation of feeding behaviour in Drosophila
P2.53Atefeh PooryasinFunctional role of synaptic diversity in olfactory processing
P2.54Fabienne RehIdentification of neuronal circuits underlying immune response modulated behavior 
P2.55Ben ScalesDemonstration of hyperacute vision in Drosophila with restricted and unrestricted head movement
P2.56Lisa ScheunemannA pair of serotonergic neurons is differentially involved in the control of Drosophila aversive and appetitive long-term memory consolidation 
P2.57Valeria Silva MoellerEffects of the microbiome on drosophila sleep consolidation
P2.58Inês SousaA multimodal behavioral model system for psychopharmacology 
P2.59Laura SpindlerHow Tall Am I? - Characterization of a Lifetime Body-Size Memory in Drosophila 
P2.60Jun TomitaIdentification of sleep-regulating central complex neurons in Drosophila melanogaster
P2.61Chang-Hui TsaoDrosophila mushroom bodies integrate hunger and satiety signals to control innate food-seeking behavior
P2.62Oriane Turrel Small GTPases are involved in the transport of the precursors necessary for specific presynaptic plasticity during learning and age-related memory impairment
P2.63Anjana VenkataramananSynapsin-PKA interaction is required for visual working memory in Drosophila
P2.64Christian WegenerCarboxypeptidase D (SILVER) is required for neuropeptide production and peptide-dependent behaviour in Drosophila
P2.65Sangyu XuEspresso: a new assay for fly feeding
P2.66Meet ZandawalaOrchestration of Drosophila post-prandial physiology and behavior by the neuropeptide leucokinin 
P2.67Hoger AminLocalized activity in the fly olfactory system 
P2.68J. Roman Arguello Birth and death of evolutionarily young sensory neural circuits
P2.69Ana Depetris ChauvinOdour valence representation in the Brain of Drosophilid flies from diverse habitats
P2.70Rana El-DanafDevelopmental patterns of the Drosophila visual projection neurons
P2.71Sandra FendlNeurotransmitters and receptors in the Drosophila motion vision circuit
P2.72Kazuaki IkedaLight-evoked increase in the firing rates of the olfactory sensory neurons and the local field potential deflections in the olfactory system of Drosophila
P2.73Joni KemppaineSpatiotemporal limits of the western honeybee vision Apis mellifera
P2.74Neveen MansourHyperacute motion perception in Musca domestica 
P2.75Stephanie E. MauthnerThe Drosophila small conductance calcium-activated potassium channel (SK) negatively regulates nociception 
P2.76G. Larisa Neagu-MaierA taste of the taste sensory coding in Drosophila larva
P2.77Mathias RassTargeted DamID reveals Fussel, a member of the Ski/Sno protein family, as a pivotal element for neuronal differentiation of bitter gustatory neurons 
P2.78Karen RihaniOBP19b is involved in the taste perception of amino acid in Drosophila melanogaster
P2.79Eyal RozenfeldThe role of the type 1 Muscarinic receptor in the fly antennal lobe 
P2.80Adi SalzbergA change in extracellular matrix composition affects chordotonal organ mechanics and function
P2.81Tabea SchillingTranscriptional control of morphological properties of direction-selective T4/T5 neurons 
P2.82Pingkalai R. SenthilanRhodopsin 7 and its contradicting results 
P2.83Lorin TimaeusModular organization of a synaptic glomerus in the Drosophila visual system
P2.84Gabriella Gazsó-GerhátExamination of the redundancy between DAAM and FRL during eye development in Drosophila melanogaster
P2.85Andrés González-GutiérrezCharacterization of the Lactate/Pyruvate transport in Drosophila larval central nervous system and its role in the adaptive response to nutritional restriction
P2.86Péter KalteneckerThe role of Wnt/PCP proteins in the regulation of neuronal cytoskeleton and axon growth 
P2.87Andrés Ignacio Köhler SolísDlg regulates membrane localization of dPMCA in presynaptic boutons on NMJ of D. melanogaster
P2.88Matthias LandgrafDifferent sources of reactive oxygen regulate distinct aspects of neuronal plasticity
P2.89Thomas SmyllaRetromer complex and Phospholipase D collaborate to recycle TRPL in Drosophila melanogaster photoreceptors
P2.90Krisztina TóthThe effect of the formin DAAM on neuronal axon growth in Drosophila melanogaster 
P2.91Chun Yen YehThe regulations of Laminin-A during new bouton formation in Drosophila neuromuscular junctions

                                 Late submitted abstracts for poster presentations
P2.92Paul Taghert
Morning and evening circadian pacemakers independently drive premotor centers via a specific dopamine relay
P2.93Lucia  de Andres Bragado
Statistical modelling of Drosophila larval phototaxis
P2.94François Rouyer

PERIOD-controlled deadenylation of the timeless transcript in the Drosophila circadian clock