Conference Agenda

Overview and details of the sessions of this conference. Please select a date or location to show only sessions at that day or location. Please select a single session for detailed view (with abstracts and downloads if available).

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Program Overview
Date: Monday, 03/June/2024
9:00amMeeting Registration (UNTIL 5 PM)
Virtual location: Atrium of Thames Hall
10:00amEducational Workshop: Open Behaviour: Using Microcontrollers for Neuroscience Research
Virtual location: The Garden, Somerville House
And see building map for best entrance
Session Chair: Jibran Khokhar
Session Chair: Jude Frie
12:00pmLunch
Virtual location: Atrium of Thames Hall
1:00pmTours of Core Facilities
Session Chair: Anne Simon

Tours of behaviour cores: TBD.

Tours of Biotron: microscopy, insects suite (max 36 people) - with Anne Simon

Parallel Sessions - meet at 1pm in Atrium Hall. Back by 3pm

1:00pmTrainee Workshop
Virtual location: The Garden, Somerville House
And see building map for best entrance
Session Chair: Kristin Scaplen
3:00pmAfternoon Break
Virtual location: Atrium of Thames Hall
3:30pmResume Trainee Workshop
Virtual location: The Garden, Somerville House
And see building map for best entrance
Session Chair: Kristin Scaplen
5:00pmWelcome and Opening
Virtual location: AHB 1R40
5:15pmPresidential Address: Professor Sheena Josselyn
Virtual location: AHB 1R40
Session Chair: Karla Kaun

Dr. Anna Phan (Asst Prof Univ Alberta) will introduce Dr. Sheena Josselyn

7:00pmWelcome Barbecue
Virtual location: Grad Club

Entertainment: Acute Arrythmia

Date: Tuesday, 04/June/2024
8:30amMeeting Registration
Virtual location: Art & Humanities Building hallway near 1R40
9:00amSymposium 1: Gene Expression and Behavioral Regulation: A Cross-Species Exploration
Virtual location: AHB 1R40
Session Chair: Ina Anreiter
11:00amMorning Break
Virtual location: Atrium of Thames Hall
11:30amSelected Talks I
Virtual location: AHB 1R40
1:00pmLunch
Virtual location: Atrium of Thames Hall
2:00pmSymposium 2: CNTNAP2 and its role in autism spectrum disorders - from mice to men
Virtual location: AHB 1R40
Session Chair: Katrina Choe
Session Chair: Susanne Schmid
4:00pmAfternoon Break
Virtual location: Atrium of Thames Hall
4:30pmEarly Career Achievement Award: Dr. Francesca Telese
Virtual location: AHB 1R40

Dr. Hayley Thorpe (postdoc Western, Salk) will be introducing Dr. Francesca Telese

5:30pmPoster Session I
Virtual location: Atrium of Thames Hall
9:00pmNight at the Observatory
Virtual location: Cronyn Observatory
Session Chair: Anne Simon
Date: Wednesday, 05/June/2024
8:30amMeeting Registration
Virtual location: Art & Humanities Building hallway near 1R40
9:00amSymposium 3: Cell-type specific molecular signatures of alcohol-induced neuroadaptations
Virtual location: AHB 1R40
Session Chair: Maiya Rajani
Session Chair: Igor Ponomarev
11:00amGames Organized
Virtual location: Lawn of University College
Session Chair: Jibran Khokhar
12:00pmLunch
Location: Between Art & Humanities and University College buildings
2:00pmSymposium 4: C. elegans neurogenetics: Behavior, Learning, Stress and Disease
Virtual location: AHB 1R40
Session Chair: Denise Ferkey
4:00pmAfternoon Break
Virtual location: Atrium of Thames Hall
4:30pmKeynote Address: Dr. Amita Sehgal
Virtual location: AHB 1R40
Dr. Wanhe Li (Asst Prof Texas A&M) will be introducing Dr. Amita Seghal
5:30pmPoster Session 2
Virtual location: Atrium of Thames Hall
7:00pmSocial: Touchscreen Translational Cognival
Virtual location: 6th floor Western Interdisciplinary Research Building (WIRB)
Date: Thursday, 06/June/2024
8:30amMeeting Registration
Virtual location: Art & Humanities Building hallway near 1R40
9:00amSymposium 5: Translational Insights into Neurodegenerative Disease: From Mice to Marmosets to Humans
Virtual location: AHB 1R40
11:00amMorning Break
Virtual location: Art & Humanities Building hallway near 1R40
11:30amSelected Talks 2
Virtual location: AHB 1R40
1:00pmLunch
Virtual location: Atrium of Thames Hall
1:45pmBusiness Meeting
Virtual location: AHB 1R40
2:45pmOutstanding Travel Awardees
Virtual location: AHB 1R40
4:15pmAfternoon Break
Virtual location: Art & Humanities Building hallway near 1R40
4:45pmDistinguished Investigator Award: Andrew Holmes
Virtual location: AHB 1R40
Dr. Winona Booher (postdoc Univ Colorado) will be introducing Dr. Andrew Holmes.
7:30pmBanquet
Virtual location: Great Hall, Sommerville House

Entertainment: BÄM!