Symposia


Chemosensory Thalamus

  • Chairs: Emmanuelle Courtiol - New York University Langone Medical Center & Alfredo Fontanini - Stony Brook University

Speakers

  • Jon Kaas - Vanderbilt University
  • Roberto Vincis - Stony Brook University
  • Tazuko Goto - Tokyo Dental College
  • Emmanuelle Courtiol - New York University Langone Medical Center

Emerging Mechanisms for Sensory - Immune Communication

  • Chairs: Lynette McCluskey - Medical College Of Georgia & Hong Wang - Monell Chemical Senses Center

Speakers

  • Isaac Chiu - Harvard Medical School
  • Julie Brandt - New York University
  • Ke Ren - University of Maryland School of Dentistry
  • Michael Howitt - Harvard School of Public Health

Regulation of Sensory Cell Turnover

  • Chairs: Kathryn Medler - University at Buffalo & Robin Krimm - University of Louisville

Speakers

  • Robin Krimm - University of Louisville
  • Warren Green - University of Florida
  • Ellen Lumpkin - Columbia University
  • Kathryn Medler - University at Buffalo

TRP Channels in Model Organisms: Roles in Sensation and Behavior

  • Chair: Craig Montell - University of California

Speakers

  • Karel Talavera - KU Leuven
  • Thomas Blum - Saarland University
  • Xianzhong Xu- Life Sciences Institute University of Michigan
  • Sven Jordt - Duke University School of Medicine

The Role of Multimodal Sensory Integration in Shaping Behavior Across Diverse Animal Taxa

  • Chair: Neil Vickers - University of Utah

Speakers

  • Vanessa Ruta - Rockefeller University
  • Manon Guillermin - UCLA
  • Sara Wasserman - Wellesley College
  • Donald Katz - Brandeis University

Aquatic Olfaction in the Vertebrate Lineage, from Lamprey to Amphibians: Segregated Subsystems and Pheromone Detection

  • Chair: Sigrun Korsching - University at Cologne

Speakers

  • Weimung Li - Michigan State University
  • Carolin Wittmer - University of Kassel
  • Barbara Zielinski - University of Windsor
  • Ivan Manzini - University of Göttingen

Plasticity Along the Gustatory Processing Pathway

  • Chairs: Kathrin Ohla - German Institute for Human Nutrition & Wolfgang Meyerhof - German Institute for Human Nutrition

Speakers

  • Nicholas Ryba - National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
  • Maria Veldhuizen - The John B. Pierce Laboratory
  • Kathrin Ohla - German Institute for Human Nutrition
  • David Hill - University of Virginia

Dynamic Computations for Navigating Complex Odor Environments

  • Chair: David Gire - University of Washington

Speakers

  • Nathan Urban - University of Pittsburgh
  • Roman Shusterman - University of Oregon
  • Jose Principe - University of Florida
  • Venkatesh Gopal - Elmhurst College

PRESIDENTIAL SYMPOSIUM - Tell Me about It: Intraspecies Social Communication in Mammals and Insects

Speakers

  • Lisa Stowers
  • Christine Drea
  • Christina Grozinger