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2019
          
Costalunga G, Mayer U (2019). 'Asymmetric integration of visual inputs from both eyes by single neurons in the left and right forebrain of domestic chicks '. CogEvo 2019, Rovereto Workshop on Cognition and Evolution, Rovereto, Italy. POSTER

Morandi Raikova A, Mayer U. (2019) 'The effect of eye occlusion on the hippocampal representation of environmental novelty in domestic chicks (Gallus gallus).' 6th European student conference on behavior and cognition, Padova, Italy. TALK

Corrales Parada CD, Mayer U. Neural basis of familiar and unfamiliar conspecific recognition in domestic chicks. 6th European student conference on behavior and cognition, Padova. POSTER
          
Corrales Parada CD, Mayer U. Neural basis of familiar and unfamiliar conspecific recognition in domestic chicks. HBP Workshop: neurobiology for non specialists, Innsbruck, Austria. POSTER
          
Corrales Parada CD, Mayer U. Neural basis of familiar and unfamiliar conspecific recognition in domestic chicks. CogEvo 2019, Rovereto Workshop on Cognition and Evolution, Rovereto, Italy. POSTER
        
Morandi Raikova A, Mayer U. (2019) 'The effect of eye occlusion on the hippocampal representation of environmental novelty in domestic chicks (Gallus gallus).' CogEvo 2019, Rovereto Workshop on Cognition and Evolution, Rovereto, Italy. POSTER
         
Morandi Raikova A, Mayer U. The use of spatial and local cues for orientation in domestic chicks (Gallus gallus). CogEvo 2019, Rovereto Workshop on Cognition and Evolution, Rovereto, Italy. POSTER

Morandi Raikova A, Mayer U. (2019) 'The effect of eye occlusion on the hippocampal representation of environmental novelty in domestic chicks (Gallus gallus).' Rovereto Workshop on Concepts, Actions, and Objects: Functional and Neural Perspectives, Rovereto, Italy. POSTER

Mayer (2019). Different structure same function: avian hippocampus and spatial memory. 10th RIN Conference on Animal Navigation, London, UK.  TALK
         
Morandi Raikova A, Mayer U. The use of spatial and local cues for orientation in domestic chicks (Gallus gallus). 10th RIN Conference on Animal Navigation, London, UK. POSTER


2018

Morandi Raikova A, Mayer U. The use of spatial and local cues for orientation in domestic chicks (Gallus gallus). Avian Cognitive Neuroscience 2018, Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany. POSTER
          
Mayer U (2018). ‘Neuronal correlates of early social behaviour in visually naive domestic chicks (Gallus gallus)’, Neurobiology Colloquium, University of Bielefeld, Germany. TALK

Mayer U (2018). ‘How environmental and rearing conditions affect social behaviour, stress and cognitive functions in domestic chickens’, School of Life Sciences Weihenstephan’, Technical University Munich, Germany. TALK


2017

Mayer U (2017). ’Different Structure, Same Function? Avian Hippocampus and Spatial Memory’. Meeting of the German Zoological Society (DZG), devision of neurobiology, Bielefeld, Germany. TALK       
      
Rosa Salva O, Mayer U and Giorgio Vallortigara. Innate social predispositions for animate motion and their neural correlates in newly-hatched chicks (Gallus gallus). DZG Meeting 2017, Bielefeld, Germany. POSTER 
    
Mayer U (2017). ‘Neuronal Correlates of Early Social Behaviour in Visually Naive Chicks’. International Symposium on Neuroscience in the Perspectives of Different Disciplines. Akdeniz University, Antalya, Turkey. TALK      

Mayer U (2017). ‘Different Structure Same Functions? The Avian Hippocampal Formation’, Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany. TALK
 

2016

Mayer U, Bhushan R, Vallortigara G, Lee SA. Representation of environmental shape in the hippocampal formation of domestic chicks. Cogevo 2016, Rovereto, Italy. POSTER 

Morbioli F,  Mayer U, Rosa Salva O, Vallortigara G. Septal response to the motion of an alive conspecific in visually naive chicks (Gallus gallus). Cogevo 2016, Rovereto, Italy. POSTER 

Mayer U, Bhushan R, Vallortigara G, Lee SA. Representation of environmental shape in the hippocampal formation of domestic chicks. iNAV 2016 - Bad Gastein, Austria. POSTER 

Mayer U, Chiandetti C, Boschetti E, Trainito C, Vallortigara G. Hippocampal formation involvement in encoding quantities in domestic chicks (Gallus gallus) revealed by c-Fos as neuronal activity marker. CAOs 2016 - Rovereto Workshop on Concepts, Actions, and Objects, Rovereto, Italy. POSTER 

Mayer U, Rosa Salva O, Morbioli F, Vallortigara G. Septal Response to the First Exposure to the Motion of an Alive Conspecific In Naive Domestic Chicks. ECCN 2016 - 8th European Conference on Comparative Neurobiology, Munich, Germany. POSTER 

Rosa Salva O, Mayer U and Giorgio Vallortigara. Brain activity in chicks exposed to a predisposed or a non-predisposed social stimulus: an immediate early gene expression study. ECCN 2016 - 8th European Conference on Comparative Neurobiology, Munich, Germany. POSTER 

Lorenzi E, Mayer U, Rosa Salva O, Grassi M, Regolin L, Vallortigara G. Higher activity in the right septum of chicks (Gallus gallus) exposed to elementary motion cues related to animacy perception. The XII International Congress for Neuroethology: (ICN) – March 30 - April 3, 2016 – Montevideo, Uruguay. POSTER 

2015

Mayer U, Rosa Salva O, Dorigatti S, Vallortigara G. Lateral Septum responds to the first exposure to a live social partner in naive domestic chicks (Gallus gallus). EBBS - European Brain and Behaviour Society Joint Meeting 2015, Verona, Italy. POSTER 

Lorenzi E, Rosa Salva O, Mayer U, Grassi M, Regolin L, Vallortigara G. Neural correlates of animate motion predispositions in chicks (Gallus gallus). SIE 2015 - XXVI Convegno Nazionale della SocietÓ Italiana di Etologia, Parma, Italy. POSTER 

Boschetti E, Mayer U, Trainito C, Chiandetti C, Vallortigara G. Neuronal basis of numerical cognition in the domestic chick (Gallus gallus). Trieste Symposium on Perception and Cognition 2015, Italy. POSTER 

Lorenzi E, Mayer U, Rosa Salva O, Vallortigara G. Lateral Septum in visually na´ve chicks responds to animacy. Neuroethology: Behavior, Evolution and Neurobiology (GRS) – June 27-28,2015 – Lucca (Barga), Italy. POSTER 

Lorenzi E, Mayer U, Rosa Salva O, Vallortigara G. Septum in visually na´ve chicks responds to animacy. workshop - INSECT models of BEHAVIOUR – 4th September, 2015 – Rovereto (TN), Italy. POSTER 

Lorenzi E, Mayer U, Rosa Salva O, Vallortigara G. Lateral septum responds to self-propelled motion in na´ve chicks. EBBS - European Brain and Behaviour Society joint meeting – September 12-15, 2015 – Verona, Italy. POSTER 

Lorenzi E, Mayer U, Rosa Salva O, Vallortigara G. A neuronal activity marker c-Fos reveals higher activity in septum of chicks exposed to animacy motion cues. Trieste Symposium on Perception and Cognition (TSPC) – November 13, 2015 – Trieste, Italy

Bhushan R, Mayer U, Vallortigara G, Lee SA. Environmental novelty and c-Fos activation in the avian hippocampus. Conference/Course: Aging Brain, Torino, 2015, Italy. POSTER 

Bhushan R, Mayer U, Vallortigara G, Lee SA. Environmental novelty and c-Fos activation in the avian hippocampus. Donders Discussions 2015, Nijmegen, Netherlands. POSTER 

2014

Mayer U, Rosa Salva O, Vallortigara G. Social predisposition in chicks and their neuronal correlates as revealed by immediate early gene expression. Cogevo 2014, Rovereto, Italy. POSTER 

Gianni E, Mayer U, Lee SA, Vallortigara G. Behavioral and neural correlates of reorientation by boundaries and features. Cogevo 2014, Rovereto, Italy. POSTER 

Mayer U, Rosa Salva O, Vallortigara G. Unlearned social predisposition in chicks and their neuronal correlates as revealed by immediate early gene expression. ISIS, Conference 2014 - Berlin, Germany. POSTER 

Mayer U, Rosa Salva O, Vallortigara G. Different brain activity, measured by immediate early genes (IEGs) expression, in chicks exposed to a predisposed or a non-predisposed social stimulus. 11th international congress of neuroethology 2014, Saporo, Japan. POSTER