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  Sat - Apr 13      Sun - Apr 14      Mon - Apr 15      Tue - Apr 16      Wed - Apr 17   

SATURDAY, APRIL 13, 2019

1:15 - 3:50 PM

PRE-MEETING

COMPARATIVE APPROACHES TO CHEMOSENSORY FUNCTION
Chair(s): Thomas Bozza
Calusa ABC



1:15

Introduction: Chemosensation in Model and Non Model Organisms
Thomas Bozza. Northwestern University


1:20

The Role of Olfactory Receptors in Odor Perception
Casey Trimmer. Firmenich


1:45

Mapping Receptor Expression in the Human Olfactory System
Jay Gottfried. University of Pennsylvania


2:10

Specific receptors, circuits, and outputs for vomeronasal ligands
Takuya Osakada. University of Tokyo


2:35

Snowballs or snowflakes: Transcriptional heterogeneity in olfactory sensory neurons
Tatsuya Tsukahara. Harvard University


3:00

Single Cell Transcriptomics for Understanding Connectivity in the Taste Periphery
Nirupa Chaudhari. University of Miami


3:25

Rewiring Taste With Semaphorin Signals
Lindsey MacPherson. UT San Antonio

3:50 - 4:05 PM

BREAK

COFFEE BREAK
Calusa Foyer


4:05 - 6:10 PM

PRE-MEETING

COMPARATIVE APPROACHES TO CHEMOSENSORY FUNCTION
Calusa ABC



4:05

Mosquito Egg-Laying Stimuli
Marcus Stensmyr. Lund University


4:30

Odorant Receptors Regulate Odorant Receptor Expression In Anopheles Mosquito Olfactory Neurons
Christopher Potter. Johns Hopkins University


4:55

Activation of Planarian TRPA1 by Reactive Oxygen Species Reveals a Common Mechanism for Chemical and Thermal Nociception
Marco Gallio. Northwestern University


5:20

Gene-Editing And Transgenic Tools For Investigating Chemosensory Function In The Clonal Raider Ant
Tom Hart. Rockefeller University


5:45

Evolution Of Sensory Perception
Claude Desplan. New York University