International Early-Career Symposium 2017

July 31, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 

We are pleased to announce the International Early-Career Symposium 2017 (IECS 2017). Scientists at the commencement of their career are invited to attend the IECS 2017. The theme for IECS 2017 is From Basic to Translational Physiology, with the aim of integrating basic physiological researches across all system and their possible therapeutic applications. The IECS 2017 programme includes oral and poster presentations of post-graduate students and postdoctoral workers, invited lectures and workshops. The meeting is also free to attend and will include an evening social event. It will happen on Monday July 31 2017 at the Carlos Chagas Filho Institute of Biophysics, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. For more details about the programme, registration, accommodations and awards, please send an e-mail to: or

Organizing committee
Daniel B. Zoccal, São Paulo State University, Brazil
Keisa Mathis, University of North Texas, USA
Mathew Piasecki, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
Pedro Leme, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Rodrigo Del Rio – Universidad Autónoma De Chile, Chile

Meeting Schedule

08:30 – 09:00 – Registration

09:00 – 09:15
Welcome from Organizing Committee

09:15 – 09:45 – Invited lecture
Dr. Marcelo Morales, UFRJ, Brazil – “Cell Therapy in Renal Diseases: Perspectives”

09:45 – 11:15
Oral Session 1 – Cardiorespiratory and Renal physiology

11:15 – 11:45 – Coffee Break

11:45 – 12:30 – Workshops
. Physiology at Secondary/High Schools (Dr. Barbara Goodman, Un of South Dakota, USA)
. Presentation Skill (Dr. Patricia Molina, LSU Health Sciences Center, USA)
. Publishing for beginners (Dr. Dennis Brown, Harvard, USA)

12:30 – 14:00 – Poster session & Lunch

14:00 – 14:30 – Invited lecture 2
Dr. Julian F.R. Paton, Un of Bristol, UK – “Since 1980”

14:30 – 16:00 – Oral Session 2
Cellular and Neurophysiology

16:00 – 16:30 – Coffee break

16:00 – 17:30 – Oral Session 3
Endocrinology and Metabolism

17:30 – 18:00
Closing session from IECS 2017 organizing committee

18:00 – Social event

Registration And Abstract Submission Instructions

Registration and abstraction submission is open
To register and submit your abstract, fill the Registration and Abstract Submission form (CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD) and send to You may submit the same abstract for IECS and IUPS meetings. For additional information, please contact us.

Important dates
Abstract submission deadline: April 30, 2017
Registration deadline: June 30, 2017


The IECS 2017 is being hosted by the Carlos Chagas Filho Institute of Biophysics of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. Our address: Avenida Carlos Chagas Filho, 373, Bloco G, Cidade Universitária, Ilha do Fundão, CEP: 21941-902, Rio de Janeiro – RJ. CLICK HERE TO VISUALIZE.

We strongly advise those also registered for the main IUPS 2017 meeting to book your accommodation using their accommodation registration site. For further assistance, please contact us.

We highly recommend that all delegates become a member of partners Societies of Physiology to be able to apply for a travel grant. For more information, please click on “Awards” in the IUPS 2017 website. Do you need a visa to be able to participate in the meeting? For more detailed information, please visit the IUPS 2017 website (“Information, Visa Information”).

IECS 2017 Sponsors