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26th IBRO Africa School on Advanced Behavioural Neuroscience Dec12-18 2010 Nairobi, KenyaLectures and Talks: Hans Peter-Lipp

  1. 1. The Brain in a Nutshell 2010
  2. The analysis of brain and behavior in the intact brain: studying strain differences
  3. Memory and the Hippocampus in Mice and Men

Amrein Irmgard

  1. Comparative work towards the understanding of adult hippocampalneurogenesis

Abdul Mohammed

  1. Environmental determinants of behaviour
  2. Environmental determinants of behaviour_Cont
  3. Environmental determinants of behaviour _Cont

Jankrishnan Nair

  1. 1. Small animal stereotaxy
  2. 2. What is EEG

 Richard Brown

  1. 1. Animal Welfare2. Grant Writing3. Hebb Talk Oct 20104. Hebb Talk Oct 2010 cont5. Hebb Talk Oct 2010 cont26. Learning Memory 20087. Learning Memory 2008 cont8. Neuroendocrinology 20089. Neuroscience in 7 steps10. RB Alz Talk Oct 201011. RB BBCS 2008 talk Epigenetics12. RB Epigenetics

 Lab Sessions: Robert Deacons

  1. Appetitive T-maze position discrimination
  2. AutoActivity
  3. Burrowing
  4. Black-White Alley
  5. Cage edge walking in mice
  6. Cage edge walking in mice2
  7. Chris Barkus objects protocol
  8. Chris Barkus objects protocol Mod RD
  9. Climbing
  10. Climbing2
  11. Digging
  12. Digging in mice
  13. Ferret urine in Y-maze
  14. Flint holeboard explore-memory-spatial
  15. Food dep
  16. Food ration note
  17. Grooming
  18. Hoarding
  19. Holeboard reference memory
  20. hyponeophagia
  21. Ladder tests
  22. Light-dark box
  23. Marble burying in mice
  24. MotorPROT
  25. Multi-trial passive avoidance (MTPA)
  26. Nest construction in mice
  27. Object memory in Y-maze
  28. OpenField
  29. Operating the Threshold activity system
  30. Oral-lingual ability test
  31. Paddling dodecagonal pool
  32. Paddling Y
  33. Plus NO extension
  34. Paddling pool protocol
  35. Elevated Y-maze reference memory (RefY-maze)
  36. Elevated Y-maze reference memory (RefY-maze2)
  37. Accelerating Rotarod
  38. RSPCA meeting 2008
  39. Spontaneous alternation in the Y-maze(SAY)
  40. Social recognition protocol for mice
  41. Spatial_non-matching_in_the_T-maze
  42. Spontaneous behaviour
  43. Spontaneous alternation
  44. Successive alleys
  45. Sunflower seed de-husking
  46. Y-maze spatial novelty preference
  47. Y-maze spontaneous alternation

 STUDENTS INDIVIDUAL PRESESNTATION Denver Ncube - COMPARATIVE VERTEBRATE NEUROSCIENCE Ochwang’i Dominic - THE AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEMTadesse Seda - MAGNITUDE OF LOW BACK PAIN-ASSOCIATED RADICULOPATHY ALHASSAN ABDUL WAHAB - FUNCTIONS OF THE BRAIN Benjamin K. Mutiso - CEREBRAL MALARIA IN CHILDRENDuncan Matheka - PAIN AND PAIN CONTROLENDEGENA ABEBE - SPINAL CORD INJURY TREATMENT    Ngoupaye Temkou Gwladys - DEPRESSIONImran Jamal - ADDICTION THEORIES AND MECHANISMSLihle Qulu - THE EFFECTS OF NICOTINE ON THE LOCOMOTIVE ACTIVITY OF PRENATALLY STRESSED RAT Sunday Bisong - SOME BASICS OF PAIN   Harrun H. Garrashi - NEUROCOGNITIVE EFFECTS OF ARTESUNATE AND QUININE ON CHILDREN TREATED FOR SEVERE FALCIPARUM MALARIA  Amenya Hesbon Z  - NEUROTOXICOLOGYMeshack Nzioki - THE CEREBROSPINAL FLUID SYSTEM  Nkomozepi Pilani - EFFECT OF SOY PHYTESTROGENS ON HIPPOCAMPAL DEPENDENT LEARNING/MEMORY AND NEUROGENESIS IN OVARIECTOMISED SPRAGUE DAWELY RATS  NSHIMIYIMANA F. Xavier - THE UBWONKO AWARENESS CAMPAINPeter Waweru - ORPUL STUDENTS GROUP PRESENTATIONS: Group 1 - SPATIAL MEMORY AND NAVIGATION DEFICITS IN SWISS MICE WITH HIPPOCAMPUS LESIONOualid Abboussi - MoroccoHarrun Garrashi - KenyaMorriss Kitua- KenyaAl Hassan Abdul Wahab - NigeriaNshimiyimana F.Xavier - Rwanda Group 2 - EFFECTS OF HIPPOCAMPAL LESIONS ON BEHAVIOUR, LEARNING AND MEMORY IN SWISS MICEAmenya Hesbon- KenyaBenjamin Mutiso- KenyaImran Jamal- KenyaNgoupaye Temkou Gwladys- CameroonSunday Bisong-  Nigeria Group 3 - STRAIN DIFFERENCES BETWEEN  BALB/c AND  C57BL/6 MICE IN A BATTERY OF BEHAVIOURAL TESTSDominic Ochwang'i - KenyaMoto Fleur - Cameroon  Duncan Matheka - KenyaDenver Ncube - ZimbabweTadesse Seda - EthiopiaGroup 4 - STRAIN DIFFERENCES IN BEHAVIOURAL PARAMETERS BETWEEN BALB/C AND C57/BL6 MICE  Peter Waweru- KenyaMeshack Nzioki - KenyaNkomozepi Pilani ZimbabweLihle Qulu - South AfricaEndegena Abebe - Ethiopia