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Welcome! Please find the current preliminary program listed below. Note that any aspect of this program is subject to change and the below program should not be considered final.


  Mon - Apr 16      Tue - Apr 17      Wed - Apr 18      Thu - Apr 19      Fri - Apr 20   

MONDAY, APRIL 16, 2018

1:50 - 4:20 PM
SATELLITE
SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM: CENTRAL MECHANISMS FOR CHEMOSENSORY PROCESSING AND PERCEPTION
Chair/Organizer: Claire Cheetham
Calusa ABC


1:50

Welcome & Introduction
Max Fletcher1, Daniel Wesson2. 1The University of Tennessee Health Science Center . 2University of Florida


2:00

Inhibition and Modulatory Circuitry in the Nucleus of the Solitary Tract
Susan Travers, Zhixiong Chen, Kalyan Balasubramanian, Joseph Breza, Joseph Travers. The Ohio State University, Division of Biosciences, College of Dentistry, Columbus, OH, USA


2:20

Synaptic Organization of Local Circuits that Determine Input/Output Relationships in the Olfactory Bulb
Ben W. Strowbridge. Dept. of Neurosciences, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA


2:40

Links Between Somatosensory and Taste Processing in Mouse Brain
Christian Lemon. Department of Biology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, USA


3:00

Organization and Plasticity of Olfactory Memory Circuits in Zebrafish
Thomas Frank, Peter Rupprecht, Nila Moenig, Anastasios Moressis, Rainer W. Friedrich. Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Maulbeerstrasse 66, 4058 Basel, Switzerland


3:20

Heterogeneity of Neuron Types in the Nucleus of the Solitary Tract Suggests Fluidity in the Neural Code for Taste
Patricia M. Di Lorenzo1, Alexander Denman1, Joshua D. Sammons1, Jonathan D. Victor2. 1Department of Psychology, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY, USA. 2Feil Family Brain and Mind Research Institute and Department of Neurology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA


3:40

State-Dependent Balance in Piriform Cortical Inputs and Outputs
Donald A. Wilson. Department of Child a Adolescent Psychiatry, NYU School of Medicine Emotional Brain Institute, Nathan Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research, New York, NY, USA


4:00

Sweet Taste and the Human Gut-Brain Axis
Dana M Small1, 2. 1Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA. 2Director, Modern Diet and Physiology Research Center, New Haven, CT, USA

4:20 - 4:40 PM
BREAK
COFFEE BREAK
Calusa Foyer

4:40 - 7:00 PM
SATELLITE
SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM: CENTRAL MECHANISMS FOR CHEMOSENSORY PROCESSING AND PERCEPTION
Chair/Organizer: Lindsey Schier
Calusa ABC


4:40

Patrik Brundin.


5:00

Oxytocin in Cortical Control of Olfactory Perception
Wolfgang Kelsch. Central Institute of Mental Health, Heidelberg University, Germany


5:20

Cortical and Subcortical Processing of Gustatory and Cognitive Signals
Alfredo Fontanini. Departiment of Neurobiology and Behavior - Stony Brook University School of Medicine, Stony Brook, NY, USA


5:40

Mapping Excitation and Inhibition in the Olfactory Bulb
Matt Wachowiak. Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, University of Utah School of Medicine UT, USA


6:00

Modulation of Piriform Cortex Encoding and Connectivity by Sleep Deprivation
Thorsten Kahnt. Department of Neurology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA


6:20

The Role of Dopamine in Taste Recognition Memory. Implications for Alzheimer's Disease.
Federico Bermudez-Rattoni. Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Institute of Cellular Physiology, National University of Mexico UNAM Mexico


6:40

Piriform Cortex – Determinants of Cell Fate
Charles A. Greer, Eduardo Martin-Lopez. Department of Neuroscience, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA