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Pan-European twinning to re-establish world-level Neuroscience Centre in Kiev (NEUROTWIN)

Deliverables

Knowledge Transfer Workshops

Workshops will be centred on transfer of knowledge, methodology and current approaches as well as on developing and documenting research protocols. We shall organize three such workshops during the period of this project. One is in month 3, second is in month 15 (followed by Scientific Writing Workshop), third is in month 27 (followed by Proposal Writing Workshop)

Summer School and Student Workshop

"Student Workshop “Biophysical methods in Neuroscience” annually held in BIPH during last 13 years. In 2020, 2021 and 2022 the Workshop will be held in Aprils at BIPH. The main aim of this event is to promote state-of-the-art methods, which are in use for Neuroscience research for early stage researchers with their future recruiting to PhD Neuroscience programs at BIPH. The school consist of lectures and practical works related to experimental neuroscience. Summer School is an annual project organized by Student Science Association and the National Technical University of Ukraine ""KPI"" in Kiev, Ukraine in close collaboration with the Neuroscience Division of BIPH. The prior aim of the project is to promote science among youth. In the framework of the NEUROTWIN “Neuroscience Stream” of Summer School will be focused on the computational aspects of the field. This school will be held in Mays of 2020,2021 and 2022 "

PGM staff Training Visits

To train the Translational Research Office staff, the staff members will visit the participating EU institutions and relevant EU courses focusing on the commercialisation and translational implementation of advances in basic biomedical research. Two sets of visits are planned in month 5 and 16

Scientific Writing Workshop and Publication Contest

Organization of in-house workshops centred on writing research articles / scientific reports. One workshop per year (months 3, 15, 27), in which members of IBMC, UU, TUM and UCL teams will meet to share their skills in writing research papers with the BIPH scientists. The timetable of these workshops will match that of Knowledge Transfer Workshops to minimize costs. Invited speakers, experts in these fields shall deliver educational talks and arrange practical training.

Seminar room renovation

Training, dissemination and communication during the implementation of the project require a good quality presentation room having installed necessary modern demonstration, communication and recording equipment. The Neuroscience Division of BIPH has its own seminar room that can fit up to 50 people. This room is perfectly suited for the most activities in the framework of the project including lectures, seminars, workshops, communication with legislators, governmental officers and industrial stakeholders. Unfortunately, this room has not been renovated for 25 years. In order to create necessary conditions for training, dissemination and communication we plan to remodel the seminar room and to install in this room modern demonstration, communication and recording equipment (from indirect costs).

Project Factsheets

The Project Factsheets will be permanently filled with announces and relevant results of NEUROTWIN exercises.

Peer-reviewed publications of the coordinating entity during the three years preceding the start date of the project

Introduce in the Continuous reporting tool on the Funding and Tenders portal before the end of month 2 of the project peer-reviewed publications (in the particular field of research) of the coordinating entity during the three years preceding the start date of the project.

Grant initiation measures

Protocol of cooperation, Editorial Group, PGM Department, Translational Research Office, CDE Committee, CDE Plan, Educational Committee, Management Committees, Partnership Agreement, Project Website will be created/organised

Publications

Descending control of the spinal lamina X neurons

Author(s): Krotov V, Agashkov K, Safronov B, Belan P, Voitenko N.
Published in: Society for Neurosciences Meeting proceeding, 2019
Publisher: Society for Neurosciences

Changes in the biophysical properties of certain ion channels underlie an inflammation-induced increase in the excitability of pH-sensitive DRG nociceptive neurons

Author(s): Duzhyy D, Voitenko N and Belan P.
Published in: FENS Virtual Forum Proceedings, 2020
Publisher: . FENS

Low threshold-afferent-driven inhibition in superficial dorsal horn neurons

Author(s): Andrianov Y, Shevchuk D, Tretiak N, Safronov B, Voitenko N, Belan P.
Published in: FENS Virtual Forum proceedings, 2020
Publisher: FENS

Nanostructured antagonist of extrasynaptic NMDA receptors improves mice cognitive function after mild traumatic brain injury

Author(s): Voitenko N, Pivneva T, Chaika A, Molokanova E, Savtchenko A.
Published in: FENS Virtual Forum proceedings, 2020
Publisher: FENS

Low threshold-afferent-driven inhibition of spinal lamina I neurons

Author(s): Andrianov Y, Shevchuk D, Tretiak N, Safronov B, Voitenko N, Belan P.
Published in: Society for Neurosciences Meeting proceeding, 2019
Publisher: Society for Neurosciences

Mechanisms of epileptiform activity and properties of hippocampal synaptic plasticity due to dysfunction of the blood-brain barrier. FENS Virtual Forum 2020.

Author(s): Savotchenko A, Semenikhina M, Bohovyk R, Fedoriuk M, Isaeva E.
Published in: FENS Virtual Forum Proceedings, 2020
Publisher: FENS

Calcium-dependent effects of hypoxia-induced synaptic plasticity in the retinocollicular visual pathway

Author(s): Dumanskaia H, Veselovsky N.
Published in: FENS Virtual Forum Proceedings, 2020
Publisher: FENS

Exclusive targeting of extrasynaptic NMDA receptors improves mice cognitive function after mild traumatic brain injury. Society for Neurosciences Meeting, 19-23 October 201 9, Chicago IL, USA

Author(s): Chaika A, Pivneva T, Savtchenko A, Molokanova E, Voitenko N.
Published in: Society for Neurosciences Meeting proceeding, 2019
Publisher: Society for Neurosciences

Presynaptic Ca2+-permeable AMPA-receptors modulate paired-pulse depression in nociceptive sensory synapses

Author(s): Shypshyna M.
Published in: FENS Virtual Forum Proceedings, 2020
Publisher: FENS

Defining pre- and post-synaptic Ca2+ signaling in the spinal cord in pain sensitization

Author(s): Keyes A, Warwick C, Shutov L, Krotov V, Belan P, Usachev Y.Keyes A, Warwick C, Shutov L, Krotov V, Belan P, Usachev Y.
Published in: Society for Neurosciences Meeting proceeding, 2019
Publisher: Society for Neurosciences

Descending regulation of the spinal lamina X neuron functioning

Author(s): Krotov V, Agashkov K, Safronov B, Belan P and Voitenko N.
Published in: FENS Virtual Forum proceedings, 2020
Publisher: FENS

Fluorescence lifetime imaging reveals regulation of presynaptic Ca 2+ by glutamate uptake and mGluRs, but not somatic voltage in cortical neurons

Author(s): Olga Tyurikova, Kaiyu Zheng, Elizabeth Nicholson, Yulia Timofeeva, Alexey Semyanov, Kirill E. Volynski, Dmitri A. Rusakov
Published in: Journal of Neurochemistry, 156/1, 2021, Page(s) 48-58, ISSN 0022-3042
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Inc.
DOI: 10.1111/jnc.15094

Polylactic Acid-Based Patterned Matrixes for Site-Specific Delivery of Neuropeptides On-Demand: Functional NGF Effects on Human Neuronal Cells

Author(s): Olga A. Sindeeva, Olga Kopach, Maxim A. Kurochkin, Andrei Sapelkin, David J. Gould, Dmitri A. Rusakov, Gleb B. Sukhorukov
Published in: Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology, 8, 2020, ISSN 2296-4185
Publisher: Froniers
DOI: 10.3389/fbioe.2020.00497

Distinct mechanisms of signal processing by lamina I spino-parabrachial neurons

Author(s): K. Agashkov, V. Krotov, M. Krasniakova, D. Shevchuk, Y. Andrianov, Y. Zabenko, B. V. Safronov, N. Voitenko, P. Belan
Published in: Scientific Reports, 9/1, 2019, ISSN 2045-2322
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-55462-7

LTP Induction Boosts Glutamate Spillover by Driving Withdrawal of Perisynaptic Astroglia

Author(s): Christian Henneberger, Lucie Bard, Aude Panatier, James P. Reynolds, Olga Kopach, Nikolay I. Medvedev, Daniel Minge, Michel K. Herde, Stefanie Anders, Igor Kraev, Janosch P. Heller, Sylvain Rama, Kaiyu Zheng, Thomas P. Jensen, Inmaculada Sanchez-Romero, Colin J. Jackson, Harald Janovjak, Ole Petter Ottersen, Erlend Arnulf Nagelhus, Stephane H.R. Oliet, Michael G. Stewart, U. Valentin Nägerl, Dmit
Published in: Neuron, 108/5, 2020, Page(s) 919-936.e11, ISSN 0896-6273
Publisher: Cell Press
DOI: 10.1016/j.neuron.2020.08.030

TRP Channels as Novel Targets for Endogenous Ligands: Focus on Endocannabinoids and Nociceptive Signalling

Author(s): Maksim V. Storozhuk, Alexander V. Zholos
Published in: Current Neuropharmacology, 16/2, 2018, ISSN 1570-159X
Publisher: Bentham Science Publishers
DOI: 10.2174/1570159x15666170424120802

Short-term hypoxia induces bidirectional pathological long-term plasticity of neurotransmission in visual retinocollicular pathway

Author(s): Hanna Dumanska, Nickolai Veselovsky
Published in: Experimental Eye Research, 179, 2019, Page(s) 25-31, ISSN 0014-4835
Publisher: Academic Press
DOI: 10.1016/j.exer.2018.10.014

Maturation and phenotype of pathophysiological neuronal excitability of human cells in tau-related dementia

Author(s): Olga Kopach, Noemí Esteras, Selina Wray, Dmitri A. Rusakov, Andrey Y. Abramov
Published in: Journal of Cell Science, 133/10, 2020, Page(s) jcs241687, ISSN 0021-9533
Publisher: The Company of Biologists Ltd.
DOI: 10.1242/jcs.241687

Release probability increases towards distal dendrites boosting high-frequency signal transfer in the rodent hippocampus

Author(s): Thomas P Jensen, Olga Kopach, James P Reynolds, Leonid P Savtchenko, Dmitri A Rusakov
Published in: eLife, 10, 2021, ISSN 2050-084X
Publisher: eLife Sciences Publications
DOI: 10.7554/elife.62588

Acid-sensing ion channels regulate spontaneous inhibitory activity in the hippocampus: possible implications for epilepsy

Author(s): O. Ievglevskyi, D. Isaev, O. Netsyk, A. Romanov, M. Fedoriuk, O. Maximyuk, E. Isaeva, N. Akaike, O. Krishtal
Published in: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 371/1700, 2016, Page(s) 20150431, ISSN 0962-8436
Publisher: Royal Society of London
DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2015.0431

Epigenome-wide meta-analysis of blood DNA methylation and its association with subcortical volumes: findings from the ENIGMA Epigenetics Working Group

Author(s): Tianye Jia, Congying Chu, Yun Liu, Jenny van Dongen, Evangelos Papastergios, Nicola J. Armstrong, Mark E. Bastin, Tania Carrillo-Roa, Anouk den Braber, Mathew Harris, Rick Jansen, Jingyu Liu, Michelle Luciano, Anil P. S. Ori, Roberto Roiz Santiañez, Barbara Ruggeri, Daniil Sarkisyan, Jean Shin, Kim Sungeun, Diana Tordesillas Gutiérrez, Dennis van’t Ent, David Ames, Eric Artiges, Georgy Bakalki
Published in: Molecular Psychiatry, 2019, ISSN 1359-4184
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
DOI: 10.1038/s41380-019-0605-z

Spinal PKCα inhibition and gene-silencing for pain relief: AMPAR trafficking at the synapses between primary afferents and sensory interneurons

Author(s): Olga Kopach, Volodymyr Krotov, Angela Shysh, Andrij Sotnic, Viacheslav Viatchenko-Karpinski, Victor Dosenko, Nana Voitenko
Published in: Scientific Reports, 8/1, 2018, ISSN 2045-2322
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-28512-9

Hindlimb motor responses to unilateral brain injury: spinal cord encoding and left-right asymmetry

Author(s): Mengliang Zhang, Hiroyuki Watanabe, Daniil Sarkisyan, Marlene Storm Andersen, Olga Nosova, Vladimir Galatenko, Liliana Carvalho, Nikolay Lukoyanov, Jonas Thelin, Jens Schouenborg, Georgy Bakalkin
Published in: Brain Communications, 2/1, 2020, ISSN 2632-1297
Publisher: Oxford Academic
DOI: 10.1093/braincomms/fcaa055

Biodegradable Microcapsules Loaded with Nerve Growth Factor Enable Neurite Guidance and Synapse Formation

Author(s): Olga Kopach, Anton M. Pavlov, Olga A. Sindeeva, Gleb B. Sukhorukov, Dmitri A. Rusakov
Published in: Pharmaceutics, 13/1, 2021, Page(s) 25, ISSN 1999-4923
Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI)
DOI: 10.3390/pharmaceutics13010025

Genotype-dependent epigenetic regulation of DLGAP2 in alcohol use and dependence

Author(s): Weida Meng, Louise K. Sjöholm, Olga Kononenko, Nicole Tay, Dandan Zhang, Daniil Sarkisyan, Jennifer R. Geske, Alex Ing, Wenqing Qiu, Hiroyuki Watanabe, Radwa Almamoun, Helge Frieling, Stefan Bleich, Donghong Cui, Joanna M. Biernacka, R. Dayne Mayfield, Yongjun Dang, Victor M. Karpyak, Gunter Schumann, Georgy Bakalkin, Tomas J. Ekström, Joelle Rüegg, Yun Liu
Published in: Molecular Psychiatry, 2019, ISSN 1359-4184
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
DOI: 10.1038/s41380-019-0588-9

Opposite, bidirectional shifts in excitation and inhibition in specific types of dorsal horn interneurons are associated with spasticity and pain post-SCI

Author(s): Olga Kopach, Volodymyr Medvediev, Volodymyr Krotov, Anya Borisyuk, Vitaliy Tsymbaliuk, Nana Voitenko
Published in: Scientific Reports, 7/1, 2017, ISSN 2045-2322
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-06049-7

Perturbed Ca2+-dependent signaling of DYT2 hippocalcin mutant as mechanism of autosomal recessive dystonia

Author(s): D.S. Osypenko, A.V. Dovgan, N.I. Kononenko, A.V. Dromaretsky, M. Matvieienko, O.A. Rybachuk, J. Zhang, S.M. Korogod, V. Venkataraman, P. Belan
Published in: Neurobiology of Disease, 132, 2019, Page(s) 104529, ISSN 0969-9961
Publisher: Academic Press
DOI: 10.1016/j.nbd.2019.104529

Suppression of mICAT in Mouse Small Intestinal Myocytes by General Anaesthetic Ketamine and its Recovery by TRPC4 Agonist (-)-englerin A

Author(s): Mariia I. Melnyk, Dariia O. Dryn, Lina T. Al Kury, Dmytro O. Dziuba, Alexander V. Zholos
Published in: Frontiers in Pharmacology, 11, 2020, ISSN 1663-9812
Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
DOI: 10.3389/fphar.2020.594882

Functional Characterization of Lamina X Neurons in ex-Vivo Spinal Cord Preparation

Author(s): Volodymyr Krotov, Anastasia Tokhtamysh, Olga Kopach, Andrew Dromaretsky, Yevhenii Sheremet, Pavel Belan, Nana Voitenko
Published in: Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience, 11, 2017, ISSN 1662-5102
Publisher: Frontiers Research Foundation
DOI: 10.3389/fncel.2017.00342

Optimized Model of Cerebral Ischemia In situ for the Long-Lasting Assessment of Hippocampal Cell Death

Author(s): Oksana Rybachuk, Olga Kopach, Volodymyr Krotov, Nana Voitenko, Tatyana Pivneva
Published in: Frontiers in Neuroscience, 11, 2017, ISSN 1662-453X
Publisher: Lausanne: Frontiers Media S.A.
DOI: 10.3389/fnins.2017.00388

Maturation of neural stem cells and integration into hippocampal circuits – a functional study in an in situ model of cerebral ischemia

Author(s): Olga Kopach, Oksana Rybachuk, Volodymyr Krotov, Vitalii Kyryk, Nana Voitenko, Tatyana Pivneva
Published in: Journal of Cell Science, 131/4, 2018, Page(s) jcs210989, ISSN 0021-9533
Publisher: The Company of Biologists Ltd.
DOI: 10.1242/jcs.210989

Optical monitoring of glutamate release at multiple synapses in situ detects changes following LTP induction

Author(s): Olga Kopach, Kaiyu Zheng, Dmitri A. Rusakov
Published in: Molecular Brain, 13/1, 2020, ISSN 1756-6606
Publisher: BioMed Central
DOI: 10.1186/s13041-020-00572-x

A modulatory role of ASICs on GABAergic synapses in rat hippocampal cell cultures

Author(s): Maksim Storozhuk, Elena Kondratskaya, Lyudmila Nikolaenko, Oleg Krishtal
Published in: Molecular Brain, 9/1, 2016, ISSN 1756-6606
Publisher: BioMed Central
DOI: 10.1186/s13041-016-0269-4

Extracellular GABA waves regulate coincidence detection in excitatory circuits

Author(s): Sergiy Sylantyev, Leonid P. Savtchenko, Nathanael O'Neill, Dmitri A. Rusakov
Published in: The Journal of Physiology, 598/18, 2020, Page(s) 4047-4062, ISSN 0022-3751
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Inc.
DOI: 10.1113/jp279744

Differential suppression of the ipsi- and contralateral nociceptive reflexes in the neonatal rat spinal cord by agonists of µ-, δ- and κ-opioid receptors

Author(s): Joana Duarte, Elisabete C. Fernandes, Olga Kononenko, Daniil Sarkisyan, Liliana L. Luz, Georgy Bakalkin, Boris V. Safronov
Published in: Brain Research, 1717, 2019, Page(s) 182-189, ISSN 0006-8993
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.brainres.2019.04.026