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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 – Management and mismanagement of a physiological pH buffer: New concepts about CO2/HCO3- fluxes across biological membranes

Walter Boron (Chair - USA) , Fraser J. Moss (USA), Ernesto A. Aiello (Argentina), Raif Musa-Aziz (Brazil), Mark D. Parker (USA)

SYMPOSIUM – New insights into the biology of high-intensity exercise training

Nir Eynon (Chair - Australia), Guilherme G. Artioli (Brazil), David Bishop (Australia), Maureen MacDonald (Canada), Bareket Falk (Canada)

SYMPOSIUM – Cardiovascular Consequences of Pollution

Fabien Brette (France), Holly Shiels (Chair – UK), John Incardona (USA), Elin Sorhus (Norway), Mark Miller (UK) - Sponsored by The Physiological Society

SYMPOSIUM – Promoting Ethical Practices in Physiological Research

Penny Moody-Corbett (Canada), Ashima Anand (Chair – India), Sonia Vasconcelos (Brazil), Bill Yates  (USA)

SYMPOSIUM – What experimental models of human diseases have taught us?

Patricia Rieken Macedo Rocco (Brazil), Claudia dos Santos (Chair – Canada), Bela Suki (USA), Walter Zin (Brazil)

SYMPOSIUM – Integrated Neural-Glial-Vasculature Control of Breathing

Daniel K. Mulkey (Chair – USA), Gregory D. Funk (Canada), Hiroshi Onimaru (Japan), Fernando Peña-Ortega (Mexico), Luciane H. Gargaglioni (Brazil) - Sponsored by Physiological Society and The Journal of Neurophysiology

SYMPOSIUM – New insights into the pathogenesis of Parkinson’s disease

Jiawei Zhou (Chair – China), Yizheng Wang (China), Elaine Del-Bel (Brazil), Rodrigo Pacheco (Brazi) - Sponsored by the Chinese Association of Physiological Sciences

SYMPOSIUM – Dynamic methods for improving undergraduate physiology education

Pâmela Billig Mello-Carpes (Chair – Brazil), Barbekka Hurtt (USA), Fernanda Klein Marcondes (Brazil), Colleen Thomas (Australia), Kathleen Marie Bartlow (USA), Maria José Alves da Rocha (Brazil) 


12:00 - Introduction
12:05 - Testimonial
Stefan Offermanns, Department of Pharmacology at the Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research
12:20 - Exchange and Fellowship Programmes of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Maria Julia Torres, DAAD Office Rio de Janeiro
12:30 - Funding Programmes of the German Research Foundation (DFG)
Helmut Galle, DFG Liaison Scientist in Brazil
12:40 - Opportunities offered by the Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation (AvH)
Mônica Santos de Freitas, Department of Biochemistry at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ)
12:50 - Q&A Session

WOMEN IN SCIENCE 2 – Early Carriers Physiologists: Female and Male Attendees Matched by Country

AUGUST 3RD– 12:30 – 2:15 p.m. – Room 201
Early Careers Physiologists: networking and equality discussion
  Sponsored by Physiological Reports
  Aaron J. Trask: Center for Cardiovascular Research, The Research Institute, The Ohio State Univ. College of Medicine, USA.
  Miriam Bassi: Department of Physiology, UNESP, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  Sabine Gourad: Graduate School of General Educational Research, Fac. of Science, Ochanomizu University, Japan
  André de Souza Mecawi: Department of Physiology, Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro Brasil

SYMPOSIUM – Obesity, sleep disorder and arterial hypertension, is that your choice? Novel mechanisms for cardiovascular control and programming of obesity

Virend K. Somers (USA), Egberto C. Moura (Brazil), Jussara M. do Carmo (USA), Alan Kim Johnson (USA), Mirian Bassi (Chair – Brazil) - Sponsored by ACTA Physiologica

SYMPOSIUM – Physiologists Reach Out to School Students to Entice Future Physiologists!

Barbara E. Goodman (Chair – USA), Pâmela Billig Mello-Carpes (Brazil), Frankie MacMillan (UK), Manish Bajpai (India), Rudolf  Schubert (Germany) - Sponsored by The American Physiological Society and Advances in Physiology Education

SYMPOSIUM – Autonomic rhythms in health and disease

Susan Deuchars (Chair – UK), Song Yao (Australia), Ruth Stornetta (USA), Alex Gourine (UK) - Sponsored by The Physiological Society and Experimental Physiology

SYMPOSIUM – Piezo channel mechanisms in health and disease

Boris Martinac (Australia), David Beech (Chair – UK), Bailong Xiao (China), Philip Gottlieb (USA), Pia Ostergaard (UK) - Sponsored by The Physiological Society

SYMPOSIUM – The Sigh: A biological rhythm in the interface between physiology and psychology

Jan Marino Ramirez (USA), Muriel Thoby-Brisson (France), Peter Burke (Australia), Elke Vlemincx (Chair – Belgium)

SYMPOSIUM – Calcium handling and mishandling: Role in Cardiac Rhythm and Dysrythmia

Yael Yaniv (Israel), Ana Mara Gomez (France), Francisco Alvarado (USA), Martin Vila Petroff (Chair – Argentina), Filip L.A. Van Petegem (Canada)

SYMPOSIUM – Role of Redox Stress and Epigenetics in Ageing

Giovanni E. Mann (Chair – UK), Jose Viña (Spain), Renu A. Kowluru (USA), Holly van Remmen (USA) - Sponsored by The Society for Redox Biology and Medicine and The Physiological Society

KEYNOTE LECTURE – BAYLISS-STARLING PRIZE LECTURE – Bugs, Guts and Brains: How the Gut Microbiota Shapes Your Body and Mind

Introduction - Holly Shiels, UK
Vote of Thanks - Deborah Baines, UK
Sponsored by The Physiological Society

KEYNOTE LECTURE – Cell differentiation and drug pressure


KEYNOTE LECTURE – Pathophysiology and Vascular Biology of Small Vessel Disease

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