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2019 International Conference for Advanced Neurotechnology (ICAN) 

ICAN brings engineers and neuroscientists together to review recent advancements in neurotechnology and neuroscience, define the need for next-generation tools to move neuroscience forward, and enhance translation of technology to science community.

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Keynote Speakers

Hee-sup SHIN
Director of the Center for Cognition and Sociality, Institute of Basic Science (IBS) 
“The neural circuit underlying a psychotherapeutic regimen for fear disorders”

Uhtaek OH
Director of Brain Science Institute, Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) 
“Tentonin 3, a novel mechanotransduction channel for various physiological functions”

ICAN 2019 AGENDA 

All events will take place in International Cooperation Building (Building No. 8), KIST.

May 19 (Sun), 2019 

6:00 – 9:00 Reception (by invitation only) – The KOREA HOUSE, Chungmuro, Seoul

May 20 (Mon), 2019

8:30 Registration – International Cooperation Building Lobby
9:00 Opening – Euisik YOON and Uhtaek OH
9:10 Welcoming Remarks – Seok Jin YOON, Vice President, KIST

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION
Hee-sup SHIN, Center for Cognition and Sociality, Institute of Basic Science (IBS)
9:15 The neural circuit underlying a psychotherapeutic regimen for fear disorders

10:15 Break 

SESSION 1 (Chair: Il-Joo Cho)

10:30 Avoiding danger at all costs: Circuits of active avoidance – Greg QUIRK, University of Puerto Rico
11:00 Memory engrams for spatial contexts develop slowly through competitive learning in dentate gyrus – Sebastien ROYER, KIST
11:30 Illuminating neural circuits: from molecules to MRI for precision brain health – Jin Hyung LEE, Stanford University

12:00 Lunch 

SESSION 2 (Chair: Euisik Yoon)

1:30 Mapping neuronal morphology, connectivity and identity by light microscope – Dawen CAI, University of Michigan
2:00 Mapping tools for the peripheral nervous system: optimizing form and flexibility – John SEYMOUR, University of Michigan
2:30 Silicon probe technology: The multi-functionality trade-off – Patrick RUTHER, University of Freiburg

3:00 Break

SESSION 3 (Chair: Patrick Ruther)

3:15 Less is more: smaller probes with more electrodes on fully flexible devices – Maria ASPLUND, University of Freiburg
3:45 Neuronal nanoprobe with seamless nano-bio interface – Jae-Hyun LEE, Yonsei University
4:15 Evaluating hippocampal replay during awake and sleep – Kamran DIBA, University of Michigan

4:45 Break 

5:00 IPAN PI Meeting – International Cooperation Building Conference Room 1

6:30 Dinner (by invitation only) – JW Marriott Dongdaemun 3rd Floor Conference Room

May 21 (Tue), 2019

8:30 Continental Breakfast – International Cooperation Building Lobby

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION
Uhtaek OH, Brain Science Institute, KIST
9:00 Tentonin 3, a novel mechanotransduction channel for various physiological functions

10:00 Break 

SESSION 4 (Chair: Nakwon Choi)

10:10 Approaches for flexible and long-term stable opto-electronic devices for neural implants – Max EICKENSCHEIDT, University of Freiburg
10:40 Getting the blind to see: Electric stimulation of the retina – Maesoon IM, KIST
11:10 High throughput organoid screening – Seok CHUNG, Korea University

POSTER SESSION (Chair: John Seymour and Maesoon Im)
11:40 Posters and Lunch – International Cooperation Building Lobby
2:00 Adjourn