Kavli Day 2010

(25.08.2010) In celebration of Kavli Prize Week, the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, and the Kavli Foundation will hold a series of lectures and events on 9 September 2010 in Trondheim, featuring a number of 2010 Kavli Prize Laureates. The festivities continue after the official celebration, with two symposia sponsored by NTNU, one in neuroscience and one in nanoscience.

Here is an overview of the day's events:

Kavli Day 2010 at NTNU

Location: NTNU Gløshaugen Campus, the Natural Sciences Building (Realfagbygget) Auditorium R1

Time Event
09.30 Welcome remarks, NTNU Rector Torbjørn Digernes
09.40 Greeting from the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters
09.50 Introduction, Donald Eigler, 2010 Kavli Nanoscience Prize Laureate
09.55 Donald Eigler lecture, "The Small Frontier", followed by brief question and answer session
10.30

Introduction, Thomas Südhof, 2010 Kavli Neuroscience Prize Laureate

10.35 Thomas Südhof lecture, "Neurotransmitter release-- how synapses speak", followed by brief question and answer session
11.10 Concluding remarks, end of official Kavli celebration

 

Neuroscience Symposium

NEUROSCIENCE SYMPOSIUM
NTNU Kavli Institute of Systems Neuroscience and Centre for the Biology of Memory
Location: Natural Sciences Building, Auditorium R1, and moving after the Kandels' lecture (ca 13.45) to NTNU's Faculty of Medicine, St Olavs Hospital, Centre for Women and Children

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 Time

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Event

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12.30

Kavli Institute Public Lecture, Auditorium R1,

NTNU Natural Sciences Building,Realfagbygget

Eric Kandel and Denise Kandel, Columbia University: "There is Life after the Nobel Prize: A Molecular Genetic Approach to the Gateway Hypothesis of Drug Abuse"

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The Neuroscience Symposium continues at
NTNU's Faculty of Medicine, St Olavs Hospital, Centre for Women and Children
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 14.15

 Richard H. Scheller, 2010 Kavli Neuroscience Prize Laureate, Genentech: “The Molecular Mechanism of Intracellular Membrane Fusion."

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 14.45

 Dan Feldman, University of California, Berkeley: “Cortical processing of whisker tactile sensation.”

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15.15

Marla B. Feller, University of California, Berkeley: “The assembly of direction-selective circuits."

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15.45 Break
16.00

Tim Bliss, National Institute for Medical Research, London: “LTP: past, present and future.” 

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16.30

Richard Morris, University of Edinburgh: "The revised synaptic tagging and capture hypothesis: implications for the persistence of memory."

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17.00

John M O'Keefe, University College London, UK: “Signals for environmental novelty in the hippocampal formation."

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Nanotechnology Symposium

The 2nd Nanotechnology@ntnu Symposium
Location: Natural Sciences Building (Realfagbygget)
Lecture Hall R5

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Time

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Event
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13.00 Bjørn Torger Stokke, NTNU NanoLab Board
Opening of 2nd Nanotechnology@ntnu
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 13.05

 Nadrian Seeman, Kavli Nanoscience Prize Laureate 2010, New York University, USA:
"Using Chemical Information to Control the Structure of Matter"
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 13.45

 Anja Boisen, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark:
"Miniaturised Mechanical Sensors for Molecular Recogition and Nanoparticle Detection"

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14.25

Coffee break

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14.40

Charles Lieber, Harvard University, USA:
"Semiconductor Nanowires: Platform for Nanotechnology"

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15.20

Lars Samuelson, Lund University, Sweden:

"Semiconductor Nanowires: A Generic Approach Towards Novel Materials Physics and Devices"

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16.00

Bjørn Torger Stokke, NTNU NanoLab Board
Closing Remarks

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