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Ribbon Synapses Seminar Series 2021

Ribbon Synapses Seminar Series 2021

Date: March to September 2021

Location: Online

We would like to announce the upcoming Ribbon Synapses Seminar Series (RSSS) 2021, an online alternative to the long-running series of Ribbon Synapses Symposia (RSS). The RSS are specialized international conferences that have in the past been held in Göttingen, Germany. This year's RSSS is jointly organized by the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the Collaborative Research Center SFB 889 "Cellular Mechanisms of Sensory Processing". Owing to the pandemic-related travel difficulties it will be held online, aiming for a schedule of ~2-3 talks presented every ~2 weeks.

This seminar series aims to provide an online platform to not only bring together experts in the field, who will present and discuss novel data and provide a detailed overview of the current state of the art of ribbon synapse research, but additionally allow young scientists to present their work in form of a short talk.


Upcoming Seminar

Musical prelude by Kingston Hythe, Q&A session with the musician
Elisabeth Glowatzki, 'Resolution of subcomponents of synaptic release from postsynaptic currents at inner hair cell ribbon synapses'
Brikha R. Shrestha, 'Molecular basis of spiral ganglion neuron diversity: a developing story' (short talk)
Daniel Kerschensteiner, 'Local input processing and dual transmitter release of retinal interneuron dendrites'
Join seminar (registration required)

For discussion among the participants you can use the discussion room available here. This room is open 24/7, you can meet any time. Discussion room (registration required)