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Welcome! Please find the current preliminary program for AChemS 2017 listed below. Note that any aspect of this program is subject to change and the below program should not be considered final including presentation timings and poster numbers.


  Tue - Apr 25      Wed - Apr 26      Thu - Apr 27      Fri - Apr 28      Sat - Apr 29   

TUESDAY, APRIL 25, 2017

1:50 - 2:00 PM
SATELLITE
SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM: INTRODUCTION
Calusa AB


1:50

Satellite Symposium: Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Chemosensory Detection
Steven D. Munger1, 2. 1University of Florida Center for Smell and Taste, Gainesville, FL, USA. 2University of Florida Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Gainesville, FL, USA

2:00 - 4:20 PM
SATELLITE
SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM: SESSION I
Chair/Organizer: Marco Tizzano
Calusa AB


2:00

Understanding Bitterness
Wolfgang Meyerhof. German Institute of Human Nutrition


2:20

Aquatic chemosensation: Evolution of olfactory receptor repertoires
Sigrun I. Korsching. Institute of Genetics, University at Cologne, Cologne, Germany


2:40

Signaling Mechanisms in the Mouse Accessory Olfactory System
Chryssanthi Tsitoura1, Monika Gorin1, Maximilian Nagel1, Rudolf Degen1, David Fleck1, Julia Morhardt1, Katja Watznauer1, Sebastian Malinowski1, Anat Kahan2, Yoram Ben-Shaul2, Marc Spehr1. 1Department of Chemosensation, Institute for Biology II . 2School of Medicine, Department of Medical Neurobiology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, 91120 Israel


3:00

A novel logic and mechanism for mammalian olfaction
Sandeep Robert Datta. Department of Neurobiology Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA


3:20

Olfactory Cilia: Dynamics and Disease” by Jeffrey R. Martens, University of Florida, College of Medicine, Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics and The Center for Smell and Taste.
Jeff Martens. University of Florida


3:40

What does the nose tell the brain via nasal breathing?
Minghong Ma. Department of Neuroscience, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine


4:00

The Molecular and Cellular Basis of Fatty Acid and Sour Taste in Drosophila
Hubert Amrein, Yan Chen, Ji-Eun Ahn. Department of Molecular and Cellular Medicine College of Medicine Texas AaM University Health Science Center, College Station, TX, USA

4:20 - 4:40 PM
BREAK
BREAK
Calusa C

4:40 - 7:00 PM
SATELLITE
SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM: SESSION II
Chair/Organizer: Trese Leinders-Zufall
Calusa AB


4:40

How Biology Perceives Chemsitry
Stuart Firestein. Columbia University


5:00

Contribution of trace amine-associated receptors to odor perception in the mouse
Thomas Bozza. Department of Neurobiology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA


5:20

Taste and smell, life and death
Danielle R Reed. Monell Chemical Senses Center


5:40

Building Sensory Cilia: Signals Localizing Transduction Proteins in Cells and Mice
Randall R. Reed, Heather M. Kulaga. Center for Sensory Biology, Department of Molecular Biology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore MD


6:00

A competitive binding model predicts the response of mammalian olfactory receptors to mixtures
Joel Mainland1, 2, Vijay Singh1, Nicolle Murphy2, Vijay Balasubramanian1. 1University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA . 2Monell Chemical Senses Center, Philadelphia, PA


6:20

Cellular and molecular basis of taste sensation in Drosophila
Craig Montell. MCDB Dept, UCSB


6:40

Mechanisms underlying innate odor fear
Linda Buck. Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA