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Kick-off meeting of Human Frontiers Research Program

Mitochondrial G Protein signaling in astrocytes: a new player in the tripartite synapse ?

Le 9 octobre 2014

Location:  Neurocentre Magendie, Conference room 9h30-12h40 /  Université de Bordeaux, Carreire.

Alfonso Araque (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA) 
Astrocyte regulation of synaptic transmission and plasticity at tripartite synapses. 

Hajime Hirase (RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Saitama, Japan)

Astrocytic Ca2+ surges, gamma oscillations, and synaptic plasticity

10h50-11h20 Coffee Break

Liam McDaid (University of Ulster, Londonderry, UK)

The functional significance of bi-directional coupling between astrocytes and neurons.

Giovanni Marsicano (NeuroCentre Magendie, Bordeaux, France)

Brain mitochondrial CB1 receptors (mtCB1): specific roles in astrocytes?


Laurie Robin (laurie.robin @
Dernière mise à jour le 30.09.2014


Human Frontier Science Program

The Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) is an international program of research support, funding frontier research on the complex mechanisms of living organisms. Research is funded at all levels of biological complexity from biomolecules to the interactions between organisms.