Program 2022

This is a preliminary program, subject to change and updates.

Date TBD
CAN public lectures: Focused ultrasound to transiently open the blood brain barrier for therapeutics

Presenters: Isabelle Aubert, Kullervo Hynynen, Nir Lipsman, Sunnybrook Research Institute

Day 1 : Thursday, May 12

9:00 AM – 4:30 PMCAN Satellite symposia
5:00 – 5:15 PMWelcome and Opening Remarks by
Shernaz Bamji, President of the Canadian Association for Neuroscience
5:15 – 5:45 PMCAN invited partner presentations
5:45 – 6:45Presidential Lecture
Gordon Fishell, Harvard Medical School
6:45 – 8:00Opening Reception

Day 2: Friday, May 13

 8:30 – 10:15 AMPlenary symposium 1
Chair: Louis-Eric Trudeau, Université de Montréal
Speakers :

  • Scott Ryan, University of Guelph
  • Janelle Drouin-Ouellet, Université de Montréal
  • Louis-Eric Trudeau, Université de Montréal
10:15 – 10:45Coffee break
Posters/exhibits
10:45 – 11:45Featured Plenary speaker 1
Valina Dawson, Johns Hopkins
11:45 – 12:00Brain Star Award presentation 1
12:00 – 1:30Lunch on own
 1:30 – 3:00Parallel symposia 1-4
 3:00 – 3:30Coffee break
 3:30 – 5:30PMPoster session 1 & Exhibits
 5:30 – 7:00Brain Prize lecture -Lundbeck Foundation
Elisabeth Tournier-Lasserve, Université Paris Diderot
 7:30 – 9:30CAN Student Social

Day 3: Saturday, May 14

 8:30 – 10:15 AMPlenary symposium 2
Chair: Adriana Di Polo, Université de Montréal
Speakers

  • Andy Shih, Seattle Children’s Hospital
  • Edith Hamel, McGill University
  • Adriana Di Polo, Université de Montréal
10:15 – 10:45Coffee break
Posters/exhibits
10:45 – 11:45Featured Plenary speaker 2
Mark Nelson, University of Vermont
11:45 – 12:00Brain Star Award presentation 2
12:00 – 12:30
12:30 – 1:30Lunch on own
 1:30 – 3:00Parallel symposia 5-8
 3:00 – 3:30Coffee break
 3:30 – 5:30Posters session 2 and Exhibits
 5:30 – 6:00Young investigator award lecture
 6:00 – 7:00Keynote Lecture
Frank Bradke, German Center for neurodegenerative diseases

Day 4: Sunday, May 15

 8:30 – 10:15 A.M.Plenary symposium 3
Chair: Matthew Hill, University of Calgary
Speakers:

  • Lynn Raymond, University of British Columbia
  • Jaideep Bains, University of Calgary
  • Matthew Hill, University of Calgary
 10:15 – 10:45Posters/exhibits
Coffee break
10:45 – 11:45Featured Plenary speaker 3
Margaret (Peg) McCarthy, University of Maryland Baltimore
11:45 – 12:00 PMBrain Star Award presentation 3
12:00 – 1:30 PMCAN-ACN Annual General Meeting of members
Lunch on own
 1:30 – 3:30Poster session 3 & Exhibits
3:30 – 5:00Parallel symposia 9-12