09:00-09:10 Welcome and introduction, Lynn Kamerlin (Chair of the YAE)
09:10-09:30 Presentation of YAE activities and developments, Lynn Kamerlin (Chair of the YAE)
09:30-10:15 Plenary talk, Jean-Claude Burgelmann (DG Research and Innovation, European Commission)
10:15-10:45 Coffee break
10:45-11:30 Election of Board members
11:30-12:15 Debate on Resaver pension fund, Andreas Dahlén (European Commission) and Johan Huysse (VSNU), moderated by Christian Keysers (YAE Board)
13:30-17:00 YAE scientific sessions
Nikolaus Weiskopf (Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, UCL, London): “Towards in-vivo histology using magnetic resonance imaging”
Dana Branzei (FIRC Institute of Molecular Oncology Foundation, Milan): “DNA replication and recombination: tight connections”
Mangala Srinivas (Radboud Institute for Molecular Life Sciences, Nijmegen): “Shhh….listen!”
Artur Bednarkiewicz (Institute of Low Temperature and Structure Research, Polish Academy of Sciences, and Wroclaw Research Centre EIT+): “Luminescent nanoparticles for life sciences”
Nicola Pugno (University of Trento): “Bionicomposites”
Panayiota Poirazi (Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas (FORTH), Heraklion): “The role of dendrites in memory formation”
15:30-16:00 Coffee break
Monica Brinzei (Institut de recherche et d’histoire des textes, Orléans: “Education, school institution and scholars-network during the late middle ages”
Christian Keysers (Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Amsterdam): “How our brain allows us to empathise with the actions, sensations and emotions of others”
Hagit Amirav (VU University, Amsterdam): “The interface between sociology and the study of history: Sociological perspectives on the Council of Chalcedon (AD 451)”
17:00-18:30 Panel discussion: Young scientist careers (Panelists: Anne Buttimer, Marie Farge, Gunnar von Heijne, Eva Kondorosi)
Participation to the YAE Annual Meeting is open to current members of the YAE, to current members of the AE, as well as to other participants by invitation.
There will be a 80 EUR meeting fee for all participants. A surcharge of 20 EUR will be applied to cash payments made on site at the meeting.
Further information on the meeting will be added to this page as soon as it becomes available.
Please register for the YAE annual meeting by completing the following form. Note that a separate registration is required to attend the AE annual conference.
The YAE meeting will take place at TU Darmstadt: