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08:00 - 08:30
08:30 - 09:30
09:45 - 11:45
12:00 - 13:00
12:00 - 14:15
12:00 - 14:30
14:45 - 16:45
17:00 - 18:00

SYMPOSIUM – From systems to organelles – understanding pancreatic beta cell function and dysfunction

Lício Velloso (Chair - Brazil), Miriam Cnop (Belgium), Michael Sammeth (Brazil), Flemming Pociot (Denmark) Sponsored by Sponsored by CEPID - Obesity and Comorbidities Research Center - UNICAMP/USP/UNESP/FAPES

SYMPOSIUM – The Exercise Pressor Reflex as a Mediator of Sympathetic Overactivity in Cardiovascular Disease

Donal S. O'leary (USA), Scott A. Smith (USA), Carlos Eduardo Negrão (Brazil), Hanjun Wang (Chair - USA), Denise Moreira Lima Lobo (Brazil) - Sponsored by The American Physiological Society and The American Journal of Physiology Heart and Circulatory Physiology

SYMPOSIUM – Intracellular Cl- (Cl-in) sensing in cell signaling and ion transport

Shmuel Muallem (Chair - USA), Melanie Cobb (USA), Maurício Ostrosky-Frid (Mexico), Laura Cancedda (Italy) - Sponsored by The American Physiological Society and The American Journal of Physiology – Cell Physiology

SYMPOSIUM – Oxytocin oscillations throughout the life span

Kewir Nyuyki-Dufe (Canada), Ioana Carcea (USA), Aldo Bolten Lucion (Brazil), Inga D. Neumann (Chair - Germany)

SYMPOSIUM – Heterogeneity in Respiration: New insights from new approaches

Merryn Tawhai (Chair – New Zealand), Susan Hopkins (USA), Peter Wagner (USA), Isaac Cano (Spain)

SYMPOSIUM – Dyadic and T-Tubule Remodelling in Cardiac Health and Disease

Andrew Trafford (Chair – UK), Alicia Mattiazzi (Argentina), Katharine Dibb (UK), Ting Ting Hong (USA) - Sponsored by The Physiological Society

SYMPOSIUM – Oscillations in neuronal ensembles of frontal cortex and the basal ganglia circuits implications for neurologic and psychiatric disease

Per Petersson (Chair – Sweden), Romulo Fuentes (Chile), Ivani Brys (Brazil), Claudio Da Cunha (Brazil)

SYMPOSIUM – Physiological and pathophysiological changes in the transcriptome: New targets for understanding autonomic regulation

David Murphy (UK), Alastair V. Ferguson (Canada), Sabine Gouraud (Japan), Alex Paterson (UK), Andre Souza Mecawi (Chair – Brazil)


Increasing Student Engagement—and Educator Satisfaction—with Biopac Student Lab. Presenter: Tim Cook, Sales Representative Central and South America, BIOPAC Systems, Inc.

WOMEN IN SCIENCE 1 – Presidents of Physiological Societies: Equality and Differences

AUGUST 2ND– 12:30 – 2:15 p.m. – Room 201
Presidents/ex presidents/officers of Physiological Societies from across the globe will tell us about the story of their societies, and the roles played by women and men in their society and doing physiology in their country.

1. Julie Chan, President-elect of IUPS, Taiwan
2. Markus Hecker, Heidelberg, Germany
3. Matt Watt, Australian Physiological Society, Australia
4. Antonio Colantuoni, President Italian Physiological Society, Naples, Italy
5. David Eisner, Physiological Society, England
6. Faadiel Essop, Dept. Physiological Sciences, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
7. Patricia E. Molina, Department of Physiology, LSUHSC, New Orleans, USA
8. Alicia Mattiazzi, National University of La Plata, La Plata, Argentina
9. Frank Mojiminiyi, Physiology College of Health Sciences Usman DanFodio University, Sokoto Nigeria;
10. Yun Wang, Chinese Association for Physiological Sciences, China

Movie session: Donated by Angelina Zanesco

WORKSHOP – Introducing the Physiome Journal

Peter Hunter (New Zealand), David Nickerson (New Zealand), Alan Garny (France) 

SYMPOSIUM – Evolution Evolves: Physiology returns to Centre Stage

David Paterson (Chair - UK), Michael Joyner (USA), Yoav Soen (Israel), Abigail Fowden (UK), Yonghua Sun (China)  - Sponsored by The Physiological Society

SYMPOSIUM – Shared and unique aspects of the gating mechanisms of ligand- and voltage-gated ion channels

Yoshihiro Kubo (Chair - Japan) , Derek Bowie – (Canada), Cecilia Bouzat (Argentina), Frank Bosmans (USA), Marc Gielen (France) - Sponsored by The Journal of Physiology and The Physiological Society

SYMPOSIUM – New discoveries in tissue cross-talk, metabolic control and disease pathogenesis

Bente Klarlund Pedersen (Denmark), Matthew Watt (Chair – Australia), Kasey Vickers (USA), Mark Tarnopolsky (Canada)

SYMPOSIUM – New roles of Aldosterone and Mineralocorticoid receptors in cardiovascular disease: Translational and Sex-specific effects

Frederic Jaisser (France), Iris Jaffe (USA), Rita Tostes (Brazil), Eric J. Belin de Chantemele (Chair – USA), Ana Paula Davel (USA) Sponsored by The American Physiological Society and The American Journal of Physiology – Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology

SYMPOSIUM – Heart Failure and Atrial Fibrillation: Imbalance of Calcium Homeostasis

William Louch (Chair – Norway), Cecilia Hidalgo (Chile), Bjorn Knollmann (USA), Morten Thomsen (Denmark), Shi-Qiang Wang (China) - Sponsored by The Scandinavian Physiological Society

SYMPOSIUM – Seasonal adjustments in Physiology: anticipatory or reflexive

Charles Loren Buck (USA), Fritz Geiser (Australia), Dehua Wang (China), Danielle Levesque (USA), Kenia Cardoso Bicego (Chair – Brazil)

SYMPOSIUM – Cellular and molecular aspects of synaptic transmission

Yuko Sekino (Chair – Japan), Christian Gonzalez-Billault (Chile), Tomoaki Shirao (Japan), Shernaz Bamji (Canada)

KEYNOTE LECTURE – PATON PRIZE LECTURE – Why and How are We Living Longer?

Introduction - Mike Tipton, UK
Vote of Thanks - Susan Deuchars, UK
Sponsored by The Physiological Society