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Thursday, November 25, 2010 ; First Day   Friday, November 26, 2010 ; Second Day

Saturday, November 27, 2010 ; Third Day   Sunday, November 28, 2010 ; Fourth Day

detailed scientific programme
 
Thursday, November 25, 2010 ; First Day
08.00 – 17.30 hrs. REGISTRATION (IAN – FAONS 2010) (Open Space –Pergola)
09.00 – 10.00 hrs. IAN EC Meeting
  B.K. Bachhawat and K.P. Bhargava Halls
10.30 – 10.40 hrs.     Welcome
Professor Rakesh Shukla, CSMMU, Lucknow
10.40 – 11.40 hrs.     Tulsabai Somani Educational Trust Award
11.40 – 12.40 hrs. Dr. D.M. Kar Prize
12.45 – 13.30 hrs.     Lunch
15.30 – 16.30 hrs.    Opening Ceremony (IAN – FAONS 2010)
at
Indira Gandhi Pratishthan, Vibhuti Khand, Gomti Nagar, Lucknow *
16.35 – 17.20 hrs.     Distinguished Lecture
(Professor Torsten N Wiesel, USA, Nobel Laureate)
17.20 – 17.30 hrs. Felicitations
17.30 – 18.00 hrs.     Tea
18.00 – 18.45 hrs.     B.K. Bachhawat Memorial Life Time Achievement Award Lecture
(Professor Ghanshyam N Pandey, USA)
18.45 – 19.30 hrs. K.T. Shetty Memorial Oration
(Professor Upinder S Bhalla, India)
19.30 – 20.00 hrs. Welcome Dance
20.00 hrs.      Reception
* Buses for attendees from Clarks Avadh will leave for Indira Gandhi Pratishthan at 13.45 hrs.
 
Friday, November 26, 2010; Second Day
08.00 – 17.30 hrs. REGISTRATION  (IAN – FAONS 2010)
(Open Space – Pergola)
  B. Ramamurthi Hall B.K. Bachhawat Hall K.P. Bhargava Hall
09.00 – 09.30 hrs. Plenary Lecture – I
(Vijayalakshmi Ravindranath, India)
Natural Products As A Resource For Treatment Of Alzheimer’s Disease
Plenary Lecture – II
(Shumin Duan, China)
Glial cells and Synaptic Plasticity
09.30 – 10.00 hrs. Tea
10.00 – 12.00 hrs. Symposium I
Alcohol and Brain: Have we Learned Anything New?
Symposium II
Recent Advances in Neuroprotective Strategies for Neurological Disorders
Symposium III
Role of Micronutrients in Cognition and Brain Functions
12:00 – 12.30 hrs. Invited Lecture I
(Glen B. Baker, Canada)
Amine oxidase inhibitors as neuroprotective agents: Recent developments
Invited Lecture III
(Ranil de Silva, Sri Lanka)
Collateral function of the circle of Willis and Ceylon green tea in the prevention of stroke
Invited Lecture V
(Mahdi Hasan, India)
Aluminum Neurotoxicity: Behavioral, Neurochemical and Ultrastructural changes in the rat prefrontal cortex and hippocampus; therapeutic potentials of Bacopa monniera (Brahmi)
12:30 – 13.00 hrs. Invited Lecture II
(Charanjit Kaur, Singapore)
Role of microglia in neuronal damage in the hypoxic developing retina
Invited Lecture IV
(Raj D Mehra, India)
A quest for alternative estrogen replacement therapies and their effects on neural structure and functions
  Invited Lecture VI
(Anil Gulati, USA)
Role of endothelin (ET) and its receptors in Alzheimer’s disease
13.00 – 14.00 hrs. Lunch and FAONS Executive & Council Meetings
14.00– 16.00 hrs. Symposium IV
Neurodegeneration: Role of Stress and Natural Remedies
Technical Lecture – I
(Holger Russig, Germany)

Invited Lecture - VII
(C. D. Dwivedi, USA)
Brain Cholinergic Mechanisms in Ventral Striatum: Implications for Alcohol Dependence
Symposium V
Brain Development and Plasticity
16.00 – 17.30 hrs. Tea and Poster Viewing – Poster Session I (Open Space - Pergola)
  Posters would be put up by 10.00 hrs. and removed at 17.30 hrs. Will be manned between 16.00 - 17.30 hrs. by the presenters and remain available for viewing throughout the day.
17.30 – 18.30 hrs. Oral Session I
Molecular Neuroscience and
Stem Cells
Oral Session  II
Neurotoxicity and Neuroprotection
Oral Session III
Neuronal Control, Cognition and Chronobiology
18:45 hrs. IAN GB Meeting  -   B. Ramamurthi Hall
19.30 hrs. Cultural Programme and Dinner
 
Saturday, November 27, 2010; Third Day
08.30 – 17.30 hrs. REGISTRATION  (IAN – FAONS 2010)
(Open Space – Pergola)
  B. Ramamurthi Hall B. K. Bachhawat Hall K. P. Bhargava Hall
09.00 – 09.30 hrs. Plenary Lecture – III
(Shubha Tole, India)
Towards a Blueprint for Building the Brain
Plenary Lecture – IV
(Hitoshi Okamoto, Japan)
Zebrafish as a model system for study of fear
09.30 – 10.00 hrs. Tea
10.00 – 12.00 hrs. Symposium VI
Neural Stem Cells - Potentials and Challenges
Symposium VII
Neural circuit: Development and Plasticity
Symposium VIII
Molecular Mechanisms of Depression and Suicide
12:00 – 12.30 hrs. Invited Lecture VIII
(S. Thameem Dheen, Singapore)
Epigenetic modifications in mouse embryonic neural stem cells exposed to different glucose concentrations
Invited Lecture X
(Andrew J. Greenshaw, Canada)
Serotonin and Reward: Basic and Clinical Aspects
Invited Lecture XII
(Chanda Kulkarni, India)
Understanding The Scientific Basis Of Drug Dependence – A Step Towards Target Oriented Pharmacotherapeutic Options
12:30 – 13.00 hrs. Invited Lecture IX
(D. K. Lahiri, USA)
Current Advances in Drug Development Strategies for Alzheimer’s Disease
Invited Lecture XI
(M. M. Godbole, India)
Maternal Thyroid Hormone Regulates Molecular Cues And Governs Early Fetal Neocortical Neuronal Migration
Invited Lecture XIII
(Yoo-Hun Suh, Korea)
S100a9 Knockdown and Knockout Attenuate the Learning and Memory Impairment and the Neuropathology in Tg2576 mice.
13.00 – 14.00 hrs. Lunch
14.00 – 16.00 hrs. Symposium IX
Environmental Factors in Learning and Memory
Symposium X
Molecular Basis of Neurodegeneration
Symposium XI
Pathophysiology and Treatment of Animal Model of Brain Injury and Degenerative Diseases
16.00 – 17.30 hrs. Tea and Poster Viewing – Poster Session II (Open space - Pergola)
  Posters would be put up by 10.00 hrs. and removed at 17.30 hrs.  Will be manned between 16.00 - 17.30 hrs. by the presenters and remain available for viewing throughout the day.
17.30 – 18.30 hrs. Oral Session IV
Aging and Neural Plasticity
Oral Session V
Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology
Oral Session VI
Neuronal Injury
19.30 hrs. Congress Banquet
 
Sunday, November 28, 2010 (Fourth Day)
08.30 – 11.00 hrs. REGISTRATION  (IAN – FAONS 2010)
(Open Space – Pergola)
  B. Ramamurthi Hall B.K. Bachhawat Hall K.P. Bhargava Hall
09.00 – 09.30 hrs. Plenary Lecture – V
(Ying Shing Chan, Hong Kong)
Plasticity of Pattern Formation in Spatial Recognition
Plenary Lecture – VI
(Sarah A Dunlop, Australia)
Neurotrauma: basic science to clinical trials for spinal cord injury
09.30 – 10.00 hrs. Tea
10.00 – 12.00 hrs. Symposium XII
Synaptic Plasticity and Brain Repair Mechanisms
Symposium XIII
Neuroimaging
Symposium XIV
Molecular Dissection of Brain Diseases
12:00 – 12.30 hrs. Invited Lecture XIV
(Yogendra K. Gupta, India)
Potential of Indian Herbal Drugs for Alzheimer’s Disease
  Oral Session VII
Neuroendocrinology, Neuroscience Models and Nociception
  Oral Session VIII
Neurobiology of Disease
12.30 – 13.00 hrs. Invited Lecture XV
(Harry Steinbusch, Netherlands)
Stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus in a rat model of Parkinson’s disease: Motor and non-motor effects
13.00 – 13.30 hrs. Invited Lecture XVI
(U. K. Misra, India)
13.30 – 14.30 hrs. Closing Ceremony
14.30 hrs. Lunch
  Congress Closes