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EBPS Biennial Meeting 2021

EBPS Biennial Meeting 2021

EBPS Biennial Meeting 2021

Online • 13-16 July 2021

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13-16 July 2021

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13-16 July 2021

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  • All talks will take place on Zoom (plenary sessions in the 'Main Room' and parallel sessions in 'Breakout Rooms'). Poster sessions, breaks, and other social activities will take place on Gather.Town. Detailed information about accessing both online platforms are available to all participants through the myEBPS area.

    14:05-14:45

    Welcome and Opening Remarks

    Louk Vanderschuren (EBPS President)
    Rudy Schreiber (Chair of the Local Organising Committee)

    14:45-15:15

    Opening Plenary Session

    Lecture 1
    Chair: Rudy Schreiber (Maastricht, Netherlands)

    David Nutt (London, United Kingdom)

    Resurrecting psychedelic medicine through brain science

    15:20-16:40

    Parallel Sessions

    Symposium 1: Neurocircuitry of traumatic stress and aversive learning; lessons learned from neuronal recordings to circuit manipulation
    Chair: Rachel Moloney (Cork, Ireland)

    Anna Beyeler (Bordeaux, France)

    Role of divergent projection neurons of the insular cortex in anxiety- and valence-related behaviors

    Thomas Kash (Chapel Hill, NC, USA)

    Probing modulatory dynamics in the extended amygdala during aversive learning

    Stephen Maren (College Station, TX, USA)

    Neural circuits for stress-induced impairments in fear extinction

    Rachel Moloney (Cork, Ireland)

    Traumatic stress-induced changes in contextual fear learning; role of cortico-limbic circuitry

    Symposium 2: New developments in alcohol use disorder research and drug development
    Chair: Andrew Lawrence (Parkville, Australia)

    Cody Siciliano (Nashville, TN, USA)

    Kappa-opioid receptor regulation of reinforcement learning

    Andrew Lawrence (Parkville, Australia)

    Muscarinic acetylcholine receptors in alcohol use disorder

    Estelle Barbier (Linköping, Sweden)

    Synaptotagmin1 and alcohol-associated behaviors

    Leigh Walker (Melbourne, Australia)

    Sex differences in binge drinking: The role of cocaine and amphetamine regulated transcript (CART)

    Symposium 3: The endocannabinoid system, neurodevelopment and autism
    Chair: Michelle Roche (Galway, Ireland)

    Michelle Roche (Galway, Ireland)

    Endocannabinoid and opioid modulation of autistic-like behaviour in a the valproic acid model

    Antonia Manduca (Rome, Italy)

    Role of the endocannabinoid system in genetic and environmental preclinical models of ASD

    Erica Zamberletti (Varese, Italy)

    Cannabidivarin modulation of ASD-like signs in the prenatal valproic acid rat model of autism: behavioural and neurochemical studies

    Eva Marco (Madrid, Spain)

    The endocannabinoid system in the consequences of early life stress

    16:45-18:05

    Parallel Sessions

    Symposium 4: Stress effects on neural coding of threat across timescales
    Chair: Alfred Kaye (New Haven, CT, USA)

    Wei-li Chang (New York, NY, USA)

    Early life stress effects on fear-related ventral hippocampal activity

    Alfred Kaye (New Haven, CT, USA)

    Prefrontal acetylcholine and norepinephrine structure arousal after traumatic stress

    Cornelius Gross (Rome, Italy)

    Territory cells in the mammalian hypothalamus

    Bianca Ambrogina Silva (Lausanne, Switzerland)

    Brain circuits of fear attenuation

    Symposium 5: Alternative strategies for drug addiction treatment
    Chairs: Silvana De Pirro (Linköping, Sweden) & Marco Venniro (Baltimore, MD, USA)

    Ingrid Reverte (Rome, Italy)

    Effect of social choice-induced voluntary abstinence on incubation of methamphetamine craving and AMPA receptor expression in the nucleus accumbens core

    Lilian Weber (Oxford, United Kingdom)

    Towards fast, robust single-subject neural markers of decision making for computational psychiatry

    Guru Løseth (Oslo, Norway)

    Social support, stress relief and opioids: do the stress-relieving effects of social support depend on opioid-mediated mechanisms?

    Margaret Haney (New York, NY, USA)

    Human Laboratory Models of Drug Self-administration: Drug vs Money

    Symposium 6: Neurobiological correlates and pharmacotherapeutic implications of the glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) system: An emerging target in neuropsychiatry
    Chair: Mehdi Farokhnia (Baltimore, MD, USA)

    Sriparna Ghosal (Lausanne, Switzerland)

    The role of central glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) in stress regulation

    Mehdi Farokhnia (Baltimore, MD, USA)

    Glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) system is modulated by acute and chronic exposure to alcohol: findings from human laboratory experiments and a brain postmortem study

    Rodrigo  Mansur (Toronto, Canada)

    Glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor (GLP-1R) agonists as potential treatments for cognitive dysfunction in mood disorders

    Elizabeth Rhea (Seattle, WA, USA)

    Blood-brain barrier transport of glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor (GLP-1R) agonists

    18:05-18:10

    Break

    18:10-19:05

    Poster Session 1

    19:05-19:50

    Plenary Session

    Lecture 2
    Chair: Louk Vanderschuren (Utrecht, Netherlands)

    Eveline Crone (Leiden, Netherlands)

    Adolescent brain development: A window of opportunity for social-affective engagement

    20:00-20:45

    Pubquiz

  • All talks will take place on Zoom (plenary sessions in the 'Main Room' and parallel sessions in 'Breakout Rooms'). Poster sessions, breaks, and other social activities will take place on Gather.Town. Detailed information about accessing both online platforms are available to all participants through the myEBPS area.

    13:15-13:45

    30 min Yoga

    14:00-14:30

    Plenary Session

    Lecture 3
    Chair: John Cryan (Cork, Ireland)

    Joshua Buckholtz (Boston, MA, USA)

    Cognitive and neurobiological mechanisms for self-control failure in psychiatric illness

    14:35-15:55

    Parallel Sessions

    Symposium 7: Determining the role of habit in substance use disorders
    Chair: Youna Vandaele (Prilly, Switzerland)

    Christina Gremel (San Diego, CA, USA)

    Alcohol dependence biasing habits? Loss of outcome devaluation and enhanced contingency control

    Stephanie Groman (Minneapolis, MN, USA)

    Model-free and model-based learning is disrupted following methamphetamine self-administration in rats

    Youna Vandaele (Prilly, Switzerland)

    Habitual preference for a nondrug reward in a drug choice setting

    Lee Hogarth (Exeter, United Kingdom)

    Habit and compulsion theories of addiction based on animal models have not translated successfully to humans

    Symposium 8: Computational neuroethology
    Chair: Sandeep Datta (Boston, MA, USA)

    Jeffrey Markowitz (Boston, MA, USA)

    Dopamine specifies the statistics of spontaneous behavior

    Markus Marks (Zurich, Switzerland)

    Deep-learning based identification, and end-to-end behavior classification for interacting primates and mice in complex environments

    Christopher Harvey (Boston, MA, USA)

    Machine learning pipelines for supervised behavior classification from raw video pixels

    Ami Citri (Jerusalem, Israel)

    Automated behavioral annotation unveils the role of the ventro-lateral striatum in cocaine-induced stereotypies

    Symposium 9: Susceptibility to false memories following cannabis and MDMA: clinical and forensic implications
    Chairs: Lilian Kloft (Maastricht, Netherlands) & Jan Ramaekers (Maastricht, Netherlands)

    Lilian Kloft (Maastricht, Netherlands)

    Remembering Molly: immediate and delayed false memory formation after acute MDMA exposure

    Manoj Doss (Baltimore, MD, USA)

    Shared and unique effects of THC and MDMA on emotional memory, memory distortion, and subprocesses of episodic memory

    Rachel Lees (Bath, United Kingdom)

    Effect of 4-week cannabidiol treatment on memory and cognition in a clinical trial for cannabis use disorder

    Sagnik Bhattacharyya (London, United Kingdom)

    Associations between cannabis use, memory deficits and psychosis

    15:55-16:10

    15 min Yoga

    16:10-17:30

    Parallel Sessions

    Symposium 10: The pharmacokinetic determinants of substance use disorder
    Chair: Daniele Caprioli (Rome, Italy)

    Daniele Caprioli (Rome, Italy)

    The impact of continuously high versus intermittently high brain levels of heroin on incubation of craving

    Susan Ferguson (Seattle, WA, USA)

    Intermittent but not continuous access to illicit drugs produces individual variability in addiction susceptibility in rats

    David Epstein (Baltimore, MD, USA)

    The clinical relevance of temporal patterns of drug administration, onset of effects, and offset of effects

    Florence Allain (Montreal, Canada)

    Amphetamine maintenance therapy during intermittent cocaine self-administration in rats attenuates psychomotor and dopamine sensitization and reduces addiction-like behavior

    Symposium 11: VTA glutamatergic neurons: often ignored but key players in the fields of innate behavior and psychopathology
    Chairs: Marisela Morales (Baltimore, MD, USA) & Flavia Barbano (Baltimore, MD, USA)

    William Wisden (London, United Kingdom)

    The role of VTA glutamatergic neurons in sleep modulation

    Flavia Barbano (Baltimore, MD, USA)

    VTA glutamatergic neurons mediate innate defensive behavior

    Ryan Drenan (Winston-Salem, NC, USA)

    Nicotinic cholinergic modulation of VTA glutamate neurons

    Matthew Anderson (Boston, MA, USA)

    Sociability driving glutamate neurons in the ventral tegmental area: a convergent target of autism genetics and seizure effects

    Symposium 12: An emerging role for neurofunctional domain approaches in modern CNS drug discovery
    Chair: Rudy Schreiber (Maastricht, Netherlands)

    Sarah Morris with Bill Potter and Bruce Cuthbert (Bethesda, MD, USA)

    A paradigm shift from DSM-5 to research domain criteria: application to translational CNS drug development

    Laura Kwako with George Koob (Bethesda, MD, USA)

    Application of neurofunctional domains in the development of novel therapeutics to treat SUD

    Ulrike Schmidt (Bonn, Germany) with Eric Vermetten (Leiden, Netherlands)

    Integration of research domain criteria into post-praumatic psychopathology

    Jaymin Upadhyay (Boston, MA, USA) with Rudy Schreiber (Maastricht, Netherlands)

    Evoked pain as a transdiagnostic tool for the characterization of neurofunctional domains in psychiatry: a focus on PTSD

    17:35-18:05

    Plenary Session

    Lecture 4
    Chair: Christelle Baunez (Marseille, France)

    Marina Picciotto (New Haven, CT, USA)

    Acetylcholine signaling in the basolateral amygdala during reward learning

    18:05-18:10

    Break

    18:10-19:05

    Poster Session 2

    19:05-20:05

    Introduction Alba network and fireplace chat with Carmen Sandi

  • All talks will take place on Zoom (plenary sessions in the 'Main Room' and parallel sessions in 'Breakout Rooms'). Poster sessions, breaks, and other social activities will take place on Gather.Town. Detailed information about accessing both online platforms are available to all participants through the myEBPS area.

    12:30-13:00

    30 min Yoga

    13:15-13:45

    Plenary Session

    Young Scientist Award
    Chair: Shelly Flagel (Ann Arbor, MI, USA)

    Leah Mayo (Linköping, Sweden)

    (Not) lost in translation: the endocannabinoid system as a novel target for stress-related disorders

    13:45-14:30

    Plenary Session

    Distinguished Achievement Award
    Chair: Louk Vanderschuren (Utrecht, Netherlands)

    Aldo Badiani (Rome, Italy)

    Neuropharmacology of addictive drugs: Beyond pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics

    14:35-15:55

    Parallel Sessions

    Symposium 13: Emotions in alcohol use and misuse – evidence from behavioural, eye tracking, and neuroimaging research
    Chairs: Theodora Duka (Brighton, United Kingdom) & Aleksandra Herman (Warsaw, Poland)

    Séverine Lannoy (Richmond, VA, USA)

    Emotional disturbances in binge alcohol drinking

    Aleksandra Herman (Warsaw, Poland)

    Alexithymia and valence bias in alcohol binge drinking

    Arthur Pabst (Louvain, Belgium)

    Emotion recognition and beyond: toward an expansion of social cognition studies in severe alcohol use disorder (SAUD)

    Kyriaki Nikolaou (Brighton, United Kingdom)

    Emotional (dys)regulation in alcohol use disorder

    Symposium 14: Propagating motivational value across the memory network
    Chairs: Mihaela Iordanova (Montreal, Canada) & Nathan Holmes (Sydney, Australia)

    Mihaela Iordanova (Montreal, Canada)

    Differential dependence of secondary fear triggers on the original fear memory

    Nathan Holmes (Sydney, Australia)

    Connectivity between the perirhinal cortex and the basolateral amygdala regulate sensory preconditioning

    Evan Hart (Baltimore, MD, USA)

    Anterior cingulate neurons encode sensory associative information during sensory preconditioning

    Arnau Busquets-Garcia (Barcelona, Spain)

    Role of the hippocampus in sensory preconditioning

    Symposium 15: Compulsivity and neurobehavioural plasticity
    Chairs: Margarita Moreno (Almería, Spain) & Trevor Robbins (Cambridge, United Kingdom)

    Tobias Hauser (London, United Kingdom)

    Neural basis of compulsive behaviour in the developing adolescent human brain

    Aude Belin-Rauscent (Cambridge, United Kingdom)

    Neural system basis of compulsive cocaine-seeking in rats using MRI

    Margarita Moreno (Almería, Spain)

    Neurobehavioural basis of compulsive drinking in rats and its treatment

    Martijn Figee (New York, NY, USA)

    Treatment of OCD with deep brain stimulation

    15:55-16:10

    Break / Meet / Discuss

    16:10-17:30

    Parallel Sessions

    Symposium 16: Corticostriatal mechanisms of inhibitory control: a tribute to Dawn Eagle
    Chair: Amy Milton (Cambridge, United Kingdom)

    Trevor Robbins (Cambridge, United Kingdom)

    Fractionating impulsivity: neural and psychiatric implications

    Christelle Baunez (Marseille, France)

    The subthalamic nucleus in the circuit of inhibition control

    Emma Robinson (Bristol, United Kingdom)

    Investigating noradrenergic mechanisms and impulse control using translational animal models

    Karly Turner (Sydney, Australia)

    Are impulsive actions habitual?

    Symposium 17: The role of the gut microbiome in drug addiction
    Chairs: John Cryan (Cork, Ireland) & Rubén García-Cabrerizo (Cork, Ireland)

    Rubén García-Cabrerizo (Cork, Ireland)

    Microbiota-gut-brain axis as a regulator of reward and social processes: relevance to cocaine addiction

    Nathalie Delzenne (Louvain, Belgium)

    Gut microbiota on food and alcohol addiction

    Drew Kiraly (New York, NY, USA)

    Gut microbial metabolites play a critical role in opioid seeking and nucleus accumbens transcriptional control

    Sabita Roy (Miami, FL, USA)

    Gut microbiome brain axis in morphine tolerance

    Symposium 18: Behavioral and molecular factors in cocaine reinforcement, choice, and reward
    Chairs: William Stoops (Lexington, KY, USA) & Erin Calipari (Nashville, TN, USA)

    Erin Calipari (Nashville, TN, USA)

    Divergent molecular adaptations in the nucleus accumbens control cocaine reinforcement in males and females

    Serge Ahmed (Bordeaux, France)

    The history and significance of animal research on drug choice

    William Stoops (Lexington, KY, USA)

    Pharmacological manipulation of cocaine choice in humans

    Karen Ersche (Cambridge, United Kingdom)

    I know it is bad, but I’ll do it again

    17:35-18:20

    Nanopresentations

    Chair: Heidi Lesscher (Utrecht, Netherlands)

    Catarina Borges (Montreal, Canada)

    Incubation of cue-induced heroin seeking after prolonged punishment-imposed abstinence and forced abstinence, in male rats

    Lauri Elsilä (Helsinki, Finland)

    LSD acutely reduces intermittent ethanol – but not sucrose – intake without observable effects on intracranial stimulation reward in C57BL/6 mice

    Connor Haggarty (Linköping, Sweden)

    Increased anandamide reduces affective evaluations of vicariously experienced affective touch in healthy humans

    Rachel Jun (Baltimore, MD, USA)

    Examination of neural ensembles encoding reward and punishment in mPFC - NAc projections

    Sandra Ledesma Corvi (Palma de Mallorca, Spain)

    Prodepressant- and neurogenic-like effects of electroconvulsive seizures in adult female rats

    Igor Magaraggia (Maastricht, Netherlands)

    Validation of natural language processing methods for the extraction of pharmacological data from subjective drug experiences available online

    David Reiner (Baltimore, MD, USA)

    Lack of effect of different pain-related manipulations on opioid self-administration, reinstatement of opioid seeking, and opioid choice in rats

    Casper Wolf (Nijmegen, Netherlands)

    Behavioral and cognitive effects of gamma-hydroxybutyric acid (GHB) and GHB-induced comas

    James Collins (Cork, Ireland)

    Gut microbiota depletion in early life reduces visceral sensitivity in adulthood

    Olesya Shevchouk (Gothenburg, Sweden)

    Divergent effects of GLP-1 analogues on sexual behaviour in experienced male mice

    Débora Colodete (Ribeirão Preto, Brazil)

    Evaluation of the behavioral effects induced by cannabidiol analogs

    Tyler Dexter (London, Canada)

    Assessing the role of prefrontal parvalbumin neurons in working memory – Combined pharmacology, optogenetics and touchscreen testing

    Dillon McGovern (Boulder, CO, USA)

    Ventral tegmental area glutamate neurons contribute to cue-induced oxycodone seeking behavior

    Lars van der Velden (Utrecht, Netherlands)

    The possible role of microbiota in the etiology of MDD

    18:20-18:25

    Break

    18:25-19:20

    Poster Session 3

  • All talks will take place on Zoom (plenary sessions in the 'Main Room' and parallel sessions in 'Breakout Rooms'). Poster sessions, breaks, and other social activities will take place on Gather.Town. Detailed information about accessing both online platforms are available to all participants through the myEBPS area.

    13:00-14:00

    EBPS General Assembly

    14:00-15:20

    Parallel Sessions

    Symposium 19: Many faces of stress: different approaches to understand a complex phenomenon
    Chair: Plinio Casarotto (Helsinki, Finland)

    Carmen Sandi (Lausanne, Switzerland)

    The power of behaviour to reveal vulnerability to stress-related disorders and underlying neural mechanisms

    Sabine Spijker (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

    Incubation of depression

    Caroline Biojone (Helsinki, Finland)

    Modulation of TRKB by nitric oxide: from cellular mechanisms to behavior

    Maurizio Popoli (Milan, Italy)

    Stressed synapses, pathophysiology of mental illness and glutamate-based therapeutic approach

    Symposium 20: Getting under the hood: Identifying the scope of dopamine’s role in learning (and behavior)
    Chair: Geoffrey Schoenbaum (Baltimore, MD, USA)

    Geoffrey Schoenbaum (Baltimore, MD, USA)

    Identity prediction errors in the rat dopamine neurons and their role in stimulus-outcome learning

    Thorsten Kahnt (Chicago, IL, USA)

    Identity prediction errors in the human midbrain and their role in stimulus-outcome learning

    Ingo Willuhn (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

    Regional specialization of dopamine transients in the rat striatum during appetitive and aversive stimulus-outcome learning

    Roshan Cools (Nijmegen, Netherlands)

    Striatal dopamine-dependent effects of dopamine drugs on human stimulus-outcome learning

    15:20-16:00

    Break

    16:05-17:25

    Parallel Sessions

    Symposium 21: The secret of the magic potion: Cognitive enhancement using pharmacology
    Chair: Anke Sambeth (Maastricht, Netherlands)

    Carl Roberts (Liverpool, United Kingdom)

    How effective are pharmaceuticals for cognitive enhancement in healthy adults? A series of meta-analyses of cognitive performance during acute administration of modafinil, methylphenidate and D-amphetamine

    Anke Sambeth (Maastricht, Netherlands)

    Intellectual doping with cognition enhancing drugs

    Dorothee Horstkötter (Maastricht, Netherlands)

    Cognitive Enhancement: the ethical debate

    Symposium 22: Drug harms and drug policy
    Chair: Jan Ramaekers (Maastricht, Netherlands)

    David Nutt (London, United Kingdom)

    On ranking of drug harms

    Wim van den Brink (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

    Developing a new national MDMA policy: Results of a multidecision multi-criterion decision analysis (MD-MCDA)

    Jurgen Rehm (Toronto, Canada)

    Changing policies on recreational and medical use of cannabis

    Jan Ramaekers (Maastricht, Netherlands)

    Policy and research on novel psychoactive substances

    Symposium 23: Do not lose it in the crowd. Novel statistical methods and machine learning techniques in assessing inter-individual variability in behavioral neuroscience
    Chair: Kshitij Jadhav (Prilly, Switzerland)

    Maxime Fouyssac (Cambridge, United Kingdom)

    From heterogeneity to homogenous trends in individual trajectories: experimental and statistical approaches to study inter-individual differences in the vulnerability to addiction

    Kshitij Jadhav (Prilly, Switzerland)

    Combining supervised and unsupervised machine learning models to identify rats at higher risk of alcohol or cocaine use disorder

    Brice Bathellier (Paris, France)

    Capturing learning dynamics and interindividual variability in mice performing a sound discrimination task

    Patricia Lockwood (Birmingham, United Kingdom)

    A reinforcement learning approach to understanding prosocial behaviour

    17:25-17:55

    Closing Ceremony

  • All poster presentations will take place on Gather.Town. Detailed information about accessing this online platform is available to all participants through the myEBPS area.
    • Poster Session 1 :: Tuesday, 13 July - 18:10

      P1.1  Incubation of cue-induced heroin seeking after prolonged punishment-imposed abstinence and forced abstinence, in male rats
      Catarina Borges (Montreal, Canada)

      P1.2  Investigating the effects of psilocybin on pre-pulse inhibition of the startle reflex and pattern separation in rats
      Manon van den Berg (Maastricht, Netherlands)

      P1.3  LSD acutely reduces intermittent ethanol – but not sucrose – intake without observable effects on intracranial stimulation reward in C57BL/6 mice
      Lauri Elsilä (Helsinki, Finland)

      P1.4  A three-factor model of common early onset psychiatric disorders: temperament, adversity, and dopamine
      Marco Leyton (Montreal, Canada)

      P1.5  Characterizing acute post-operative use of opioid-analgesics in Norway
      Isabell Meier (Oslo, Norway)

      P1.6  Lack of effect of different pain-related manipulations on opioid self-administration, reinstatement of opioid seeking, and opioid choice in rats
      David Reiner (Baltimore, MD, USA)

      P1.7  Rodent alcohol self-administration in an operant home-cage setting: investigating the relationship between circadian drinking patterns and compulsive alcohol use
      Madelief Zwaan (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

      P1.8  Role of ventral subiculum neuronal ensembles in incubation of oxycodone craving after electric barrier-induced voluntary abstinence
      Ida Fredriksson (Baltimore, MD, USA)

      P1.9  The effect of acute stressors on heroin seeking after punishment-imposed abstinence in rats
      Jordan Charles (Montreal, Canada)

      P1.10  Soluble guanylate cyclase stimulator riociguat improves spatial memory in mice via peripheral mechanisms
      Ellis Nelissen (Maastricht, Netherlands)

      P1.11  Mass spectrometry imaging visualizes region-specific neurotransmitter alterations of rat gambling strategies
      Nikita Tjernström (Uppsala, Sweden)

      P1.12  Prodepressant- and neurogenic-like effects of electroconvulsive seizures in adult female rats
      Sandra Ledesma Corvi (Palma de Mallorca, Spain)

      P1.13  Metabolomic alterations underlying compulsive behavior in a preclinical model
      Santiago Mora (Canada de San Urbano, Spain)

      P1.14  Extinction of Pavlovian conditioned approach: pharmacological and molecular underpinnings
      Zuzana Vaverkova (Brighton, United Kingdom)

      P1.15  Choice responding between social interaction and different doses of remifentanil in rats
      Jonathan Chow (Baltimore, MD, USA)

      P1.16  The potential of fluid and imaging biomarkers for the diagnosis of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE)
      Anna Bergauer (Maastricht, Netherlands)

      P1.17  Increased anandamide reduces affective evaluations of vicariously experienced affective touch in healthy humans
      Connor Haggarty (Linköping, Sweden)

      P1.18  Altered memory retrieval and frontal gene expression of HTR2A, Grin1, and BDNF in a preclinical model of compulsivity
      Ángeles Prados-Pardo (Almería, Spain)

      P1.19  Impaired decision-making and social regulation in a compulsive phenotype of rats selected by Schedule-Induced Polydipsia
      Elena Martín-González (Almería, Spain)

      P1.20  Early-life stress has persistent effects on reward-related behaviour
      Ethan Dutcher (Cambridge, United Kingdom)

      P1.21  Sex differences in the effect of chronic delivery of the mixed MOR/NOP agonists BU08028 and AT-201 on heroin relapse in a rat model of opioid maintenance
      Lindsay Altidor (Baltimore, MD, USA)

      P1.22  Medial septal neurons respond to punishment and cues predicting punishment
      Jensine Coudriet (Baltimore, MD, USA)

      P1.23  The role of negative affect in the addiction potential of undertreated pain patients
      Sanda Kodele (Maastricht, Netherlands)

      P1.24  Validation of natural language processing methods for the extraction of pharmacological data from subjective drug experiences available online
      Igor Magaraggia (Maastricht, Netherlands)

      P1.25  An examination of alcohol use and alcohol craving in AUD and non-AUD individuals during the COVID-19 pandemic
      Bethany Stangl (Bethesda, MD, USA)

      P1.26  Latent profiles of binge consumption during intravenous alcohol self-administration (IV-ASA) in humans
      Vijay Ramchandani (Bethesda, MD, USA)

      P1.27  The role of lateral hypothalamic GABAergic neurons in alcohol memories
      Isis Alonso-Lozares (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

      P1.28  Behavioral and cognitive effects of gamma-hydroxybutyric acid (GHB) and GHB-induced comas
      Casper Wolf (Nijmegen, Netherlands)

      P1.29  Examination of neural ensembles encoding reward and punishment in mPFC - NAc projections
      Rachel Jun (Baltimore, MD, USA)

    • Poster Session 2 :: Wednesday, 14 July - 18:10

      P2.1  Intermittent access heroin self-administration increases drug intake in both sexes and relapse vulnerability in female rats
      Ginevra D'Ottavio (Rome, Italy)

      P2.2  Into individual differences in social play behaviour in rats: behavioural microstructure and communication
      Marijke Achterberg (Utrecht, Netherlands)

      P2.3  The effect of high-fat diet on impulsivity: lessons from a preclinical model
      Diego Ruiz (Almería, Spain)

      P2.4  Enduring effects on negative affect by adolescent cocaine exposure in female early-life stressed rats
      Carles Colom-Rocha (Palma, Spain)

      P2.5  Divergent effects of GLP-1 analogues on sexual behaviour in experienced male mice
      Olesya Shevchouk (Gothenburg, Sweden)

      P2.6  Central and peripheral effects of anthocyanin-rich tart cherries in a diet-induced obese model
      Emanuela Micioni Di Bonaventura (Camerino, Italy)

      P2.7  Blockade of sigma1 receptor as a promising pharmacological strategy for compulsive-like eating behaviour
      Luca Botticelli (Camerino, Italy)

      P2.8  Naltrexone attenuates the antidepressant-like effects of ketamine in differential-reinforcement-of-low-rate (DRL) 72 sec operant behavior in mice
      Joseph Porter (Richmond, VA, USA)

      P2.9  Resistant emotional memory and blunted HPA axis response stress in a compulsive phenotype of rats
      Manuela Olmedo (Córdoba, Spain)

      P2.10  Social reward versus alcohol, validation of an operant social choice model
      Rie Matsuzaki (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

      P2.11  Experimental study of the effects of pre-gestational stress and/or treatment with antidepressant mirtazapine during gestation and lactation on offspring development
      Mireia Viñas (Bratislava, Slovakia)

      P2.12  Gut microbiota depletion in early life reduces visceral sensitivity in adulthood
      James Collins (Cork, Ireland)

      P2.13  The effects of adolescent intermittent alcohol exposure and social isolation on voluntary adult alcohol intake in rats
      Cassie Chandler (Lexington, KY, USA)

      P2.14  The role of the nucleus accumbens shell in alcohol use despite negative consequences in rats
      Allison McDonald (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

      P2.15  Microglia depletion and activation are associated with cocaine-induced behavioral sensitization and changes in CX3CL1 and BDNF levels
      Maria Carolina da Silva (Belo Horizonte, Brazil)

      P2.16  Machine learning reveals the effects of sex and environment on the latent constituent motifs of aggression, social stress responses, and coping strategy selection
      Nastacia Goodwin (Seattle, WA, USA)

      P2.17  Inhibition of the canonical NFkB cascade reduces morbidity in a rat model of stroke but does not prevent the onset of behavioral disorders
      Giacomo Einaudi (Camerino, Italy)

      P2.18  Establishing a model of nicotine vapor self-administration in mice
      John Gibbons (Baltimore, MD, USA)

      P2.19  Short-term effects of early life stress on brain cytokine levels and mitochondrial dynamics of male and female rats
      Eva Marco (Madrid, Spain)

      P2.20  Chronic nighttime light exposure during adolescence induces neurotransmitter plasticity in the medial amygdala affecting anxiety-like behaviors in mice
      Alessandra Porcu (La Jolla, USA)

    • Poster Session 3 :: Thursday, 15 July - 18:25

      P3.1  Evaluation of the behavioral effects induced by cannabidiol analogs
      Débora Colodete (Ribeirão Preto, Brazil)

      P3.2  Ventral tegmental area glutamate neurons contribute to cue-induced oxycodone seeking behavior
      Dillon McGovern (Boulder, CO, USA)

      P3.3  Who's laughing? Play, tickling and ultrasonic rats
      Candace Burke (Lethbridge, Canada)

      P3.4  Levetiracetam attenuates long-term behavioral changes and ventral tegmental area dopamine system dysregulation induced by adolescent stress
      Andreza Cavichioli (Ribeirão Preto, Brazil)

      P3.5  Don’t stress playtime! On the interaction of social play and glucocorticoids.
      Tara Pimentel (Utrecht, Netherlands)

      P3.6  MicroRNA-34a Regulates the serotonin stress response through GABAergic transmission
      Serafina Manila Guzzo (Camerino, Italy)

      P3.7  Early-life experiences induce long-lasting physiological alteration of VTA dopaminergic neurons
      Camilla Mancini (Camerino, Italy)

      P3.8  Peer presence, like optogenetic modulation of the subthalamic nucleus, reverses escalated cocaine intake in rats
      Cassandre Vielle (Marseille, France)

      P3.9  Cocaine-seeking behaviour is differentially expressed in male and female mice exposed to maternal separation and is associated with alterations in AMPA receptors subunits in the medial prefrontal cortex
      Adriana Castro-Zavala (Barcelona, Spain)

      P3.10  The role of medial prefrontal cortex projections to the nucleus accumbens in rats experiencing motivational conflict
      Amber van Mierlo (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

      P3.11  Brain-wide reconstruction of the neuronal ensembles engaged by incubation of highly palatable food craving and relapse in mice
      Eric Szelenyi (Seattle, WA, USA)

      P3.12  Modulation of RMTg GABA neurons on defensive threat responses under opioid-induced states
      Annie Ly (Boulder, CO, USA)

      P3.13  The possible role of microbiota in the etiology of MDD
      Lars van der Velden (Utrecht, Netherlands)

      P3.14  Alcohol cue-induced craving linked to higher trait frustration and impulsivity
      Julia Cebrián Abad (Madrid, Spain)

      P3.15  Can computational techniques be utilized for the design of novel, selective serotonin 2A receptor ligands with a potential use for parkinson's disease induced psychosis?
      Aedan O'Shea (Maastricht, Netherlands)

      P3.16  Assessing the role of prefrontal parvalbumin neurons in working memory – Combined pharmacology, optogenetics and touchscreen testing
      Tyler Dexter (London, Canada)

      P3.17  Molecular characterization of cocaine-relapse ensemble neurons in the infralimbic cortex using single nuclei RNA sequencing in Fos-mRFP transgenic rats
      Ryan Palaganas (Baltimore, MD, USA)

      P3.18  In vivo labeling and molecular characterization of active neurons in the infralimbic cortex using a photo-activatable calcium integrator (CaMPARI2)
      Olivia Drake (Baltimore, MD, USA)

      P3.19  Involvement of the subthalamic nucleus in electrical and optogenetic intracranial self-stimulation behavior
      Maya Williams (Marseille, France)

      P3.20  Altered cognition associated with persistent reduction of synaptic inhibition in the prefrontal cortex after social play deprivation in juvenile rats
      Ate Bijlsma (Utrecht, Netherlands)