Programme 2018

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Saturday, May 12, 2018

3:00 – 5:00PM Canadian Association for Neuroscience 2018 Public Lectures

Speakers :

Catharine Winstanley, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia

Dr Luke Clark
Director, Centre for Gambling Research at UBC
Department of Psychology

 

Sunday, May 13, 2018

 

9:00 AM – 4:30 PM CAN Satellite symposia
5:00 – 5:15 PM   Welcome and Opening Remarks by

Lynn Raymond, President of the Canadian Association for Neuroscience

5:15 – 6:15 Presidential Lecture:

Rick Huganir | Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

6:15 – 7:15 Special Lecture:

Gordon M. Shepherd | Yale School of Medicine

7:15 – 8:15 Opening Reception  

 

Monday, May 14, 2018

 8:30 – 10:15 AM

 

Plenary symposium 1: The role of cortico-striatal networks in cognition and action
Chair: Melvyn Goodale, Western University
Speakers:

  • Catharine Winstanley | UBC
    Deciphering decision making: exploring the neural systems underlying the evaluation versus employment of cognitive effort in rats
  • Julien Doyon | Université de Montréal
    Cortico-Striatal Contributions to Motor Sequence Learning and Consolidation
  • Jessica Grahn | Western University
    Striatal role in auditory sequence perception
10:15 – 10:45 Coffee break

Posters/exhibits

10:45 – 11:45 Featured Plenary speaker:

Rui Costa | Howard Hughes Medical Institute

11:45 – 12:00 PM Brain Star talk
12:00 – 1:30 Lunch on own
 1:30 – 3:00 Parallel symposia 1 – 4
 3:00 – 3:30 Coffee break
 3:30 – 5:30PM Poster session 1 & Exhibits
 5:30 – 7:00 Parallel Sessions
 7:30 – 9:30 CAN Student Social

 

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

 

 8:30 – 10:15 AM

 

Plenary symposium 2
Chair: Stephanie Borgland | Hotchkiss Brain Institute
Speakers :

10:15 – 10:45 Coffee break

Posters/exhibits

10:45 – 11:45 Featured Plenary speaker:

Kay Tye | MIT Picower Institute for learning and memory

11:45 – 12:00 PM Brain Star talk
12:00 – 12:30 CAN-ACN Annual General Meeting of members
12:30 – 1:30 Lunch on own
 1:30 – 3:00 Parallel symposia 5 – 8
 3:00 – 3:30 Coffee break
 3:30 – 5:30 Posters session 2 and Exhibits
 5:30 – 6:00 Young investigator lecture
 6:00 – 7:00 Keynote Lecture:

Freda Miller | University of Toronto

 

 

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

 

 8:30 – 10:15 A.M. Plenary symposium 3
Chair: Brian MacVicar | UBC
Speakers:

 10:15 – 10:45 Posters/exhibits

Coffee break

10:45 – 11:45 Featured Plenary speaker:

Beth Stevens | Harvard Medical School

11:45 – 12:00 PM Brain Star talk
12:00 – 1:30 Lunch on own
 1:30 – 3:30

 

Posters session 3 & Exhibits
3:30 – 5:00 Parallel symposia 9 – 12
End of Meeting