Symposium nº1: Pain and Emotions
Date: Wednesday 19th July: 16:00 – 17:30
Moderator: Pedro Montoya. University of the Balearic Islands
  • Physiological activity in blood phobia
    José María Martínez Selva y Juan Pedro Sánchez Navarro. Universidad de Murcia
  • Affective modulation of brain changes associated with chronic pain
    Pedro Montoya. Universidad de las Islas Baleares
  • Pharmacogenetic Dissection of Neural Mechanisms Underlying the Anxiodepressive Comorbidity in Chronic Pain
    Esther Berrocoso, University of Cadiz
Symposium nº2: Sex-environmental interactions on behavior expression
Date: Wednesday 19th July: 16:00 – 17:30
Moderators: Mª Teresa Colomina. Rovira i Virgili University & Fernando Sánchez-Santed. University of Almería
  • Neurodevelopment and spatial memory: laboratory experiments and findings in preterm infants
    Marta Méndez López. University of Oviedo
  • The effects of postnatal exposure to chlorpyrifos are sex-dependent
    Cristian Pérez Fernandez. University of Almería
  • Behavioral responses to toxic and pharmacological exposures are influenced by sex and APOE genetic background
    Laia Guardia Escoté. Rovira i Virgili University, Tarragona
  • Maternal separation in anorexic rats: a sexually dimorphic effect
    Stefano Gotti. University of Turin
Symposium nº3: New perspectives in animal models of stress and aggression: neurobiological and behavioral changes
Date: Thursday 20th July: 10:00 – 12:00
Moderator: Rosa Redolat. University of Valencia
  • Early-life neglect: effects on the developing adult rat brain
    Nélida Conejo. University of Oviedo
  • Isolation and social instigation in animal models of aggression: Effects of an mGLU1 receptor antagonist administration
    Mercedes Martín. University of Málaga
  • Social stress and environmental enrichment: how environmental conditions influence on experimental results?
    Patricia Mesa-Gresa; Rosa Redolat. University of Valencia
  • Social instability: Towards a model of depression in female mice
    Larraitz Garmendia. University of the Basque Country
Symposium nº4: Experimental Models in Research
Date: Thursday 20th July: 10:00 – 12:00
Moderator: Jorge Arias. University of Oviedo
  • The teleost fishes as an animal model in Psychobiology and Neurosciences
    Cosme Salas. University of Sevilla
  • Taste and object recognition in rodents: reference models for understanding memory brain circuits
    Milagros Gallo. University of Granada
  • From clinic to basic science: How to understand brain dysfunction in cirrhosis
    Natalia Arias. University College London.
  • The 6-OHDA-rat model of Parkinson’s disease: motor and behavioral implications
    Camino Álvarez-Fidalgo. University of Zaragoza
  • Which mechanisms are altered in the abused children brains? Experimental models for social problems
    María Banqueri. University of Oviedo
Symposium nº5: Psychobiology of Motivated Behavior and Addiction.
Date: Thursday 20th July: 18:00 – 19:30
Moderator:Raquel Gómez de Heras. Complutense University of Madrid.
  • Effects of highly caloric palatable diet during the perinatal period and the endogenous cannabinoid system
    Fernando Rodríguez de Fonseca. Complutense University of Madrid
  • Maternal separation induces neuroinflammation and long-lasting emotional alterations in mice. Effects on addictive behavior
    Olga Valverde. Pompeu Fabra University
  • Long-lasting effects of social defeat during adolescence on ethanol and cocaine abuse
    Marta Rodríguez Arias. University of Valencia
  • Understanding the Long-Term Consequences of Marijuana Use by Adolescents on Addictive Behaviour: A Psychobiological Perspective
    Alejandro Higuera Matas. Spanish Open University (UNED)
Symposium nº6: Psychobiology of Motivation: Mechanisms of deficit and reward
Date: Thursday 20th July: 18:00 – 19:30
Moderator: María José Simón. University of Granada
  • Rewarding effects of MDMA in mice: environmental influences and neurochemical substrates
    M. Asunción Aguilar. University of Valencia
  • Reward loss, emotional self-medication and addiction
    Carmen Torres. University of Jaén
  • Increased sodium appetite in Median Eminence hypovolemic rats after systemic oxytocin administration
    Javier Mahía. University of Granada
Symposium nº7: Cognitive Enhancement
Date: Friday 21st of July: 11:00-12:30
Moderator: Margarita Martí. Autonomous University of Barcelona
  • Learning improvement by dietary choline supplementation
    Milagros Gallo. University of Granada
  • Novel synthetic peptides with nootropic properties
    César Venero. Spanish Open University, UNED.
  • Targeting the glutamatergic system to enhance cognition
    Institute of Neurosciences. Autonomous University of Barcelona
  • Novelty for enriching the brain: A bridge between human and animal research
    Rosa Redolat. University of Valencia
Symposium nº8: Brain electrical correlates of cognitive and affective processes of human face recognition
Date: Friday 21st of July: 11:00-12:30
Moderator: Jaime Iglesias. Autonomous University of Madrid
  • Prosopagnosic individuals don`t use efficiently featural information in the formation of new face representations as revealed by ERPs
    Ela I. Olivares. Autonomous University of Madrid
  • Implicit and explicit trustworthiness detection in patiens with William’s syndrome
    Manuela Costa. Lab. for Clinical Neuroscience, Marc Jeannerod Laboratory on Language, Brain and Cognition, Bron, Lyon
  • Psychophysiological correlates of eyewitness performance during lineup identifications
    Isabel M. Santos. CINTESIS.UA ‐ Center for Health Technology and Services Research, University of Aveiro
  • Brain potentials underlying access to familiarity and identity in acquired and developmental prosopagnosia
    Ana S. Urraca. University Center Cardenal Cisneros, Alcalá de Henares, Madrid.