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:
|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|
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|
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
Kavli Institute Public Lecture, Auditorium R1,
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"
The Neuroscience Symposium continues at
Richard H. Scheller, 2010 Kavli Neuroscience Prize Laureate, Genentech: “The Molecular Mechanism of Intracellular Membrane Fusion."
Dan Feldman, University of California, Berkeley: “Cortical processing of whisker tactile sensation.”
Marla B. Feller, University of California, Berkeley: “The assembly of direction-selective circuits."
Tim Bliss, National Institute for Medical Research, London: “LTP: past, present and future.”
Richard Morris, University of Edinburgh: "The revised synaptic tagging and capture hypothesis: implications for the persistence of memory."
John M O'Keefe, University College London, UK: “Signals for environmental novelty in the hippocampal formation."
|13.00||Bjørn Torger Stokke, NTNU NanoLab Board |
Opening of 2nd Nanotechnology@ntnu
Nadrian Seeman, Kavli Nanoscience Prize Laureate 2010, New York University, USA:
Anja Boisen, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark:
Charles Lieber, Harvard University, USA:
Lars Samuelson, Lund University, Sweden:
"Semiconductor Nanowires: A Generic Approach Towards Novel Materials Physics and Devices"
Bjørn Torger Stokke, NTNU NanoLab Board