ECRO 2018 - Program 

Downloadable PDF of program-at-a-glance


 

ECRO 2018 - Symposia

 

Keynote Lectures

 

Buck Linda, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, USA

Hansson Bill, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena, Germany

Hildebrand John, The University of Arizona, Tucson, USA

Shepherd Gordon M., Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, USA

Touhara Kazushige, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Tschöp Matthias H., Helmholtz Zentrum München, Garching, Germany

   

 Symposia Topics

 

1. Ionotropic sensory receptors: Using channels to detect the chemical world

Chair: Steven Munger, Dept. Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA

 

Speakers

  • Thomas Voets - KU Leuven
  • Paul Garrity - Brandeis University
  • Craig Montell - University of California Santa Barbara
  • Emily Liman - University of Southern California

  

2. Recent developments in state-dependent modulation of the early
    rodent olfactory system

Chair: Markus Rothermel - Dept. Chemosensation, RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany

 

Speakers

  • Daniel Wesson - University of Florida
  • Wolfgang Kelsch - Heidelberg University
  • Etsuo Susaki - University of Tokyo
  • Markus Rothermel - RWTH Aachen

 

3. When senses take flight: the chemical senses of birds

Chairs: Hannah Rowland, MPI of Chemical Ecology, Jena, Germany & Barbara Caspers, University of
            Bielefeld, 
Bielefeld, Germany

 

Speakers

  • Sarah Golüke - University of Bielefeld
  • Sarah Leclaire - CNRS Toulouse
  • Antonella di Pizio - The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • Hannah Rowland - MPI of Chemical Ecology

 

4. Olfaction as moderator of human relationships

Chair:  Ilona Croy, Technical University of Dresden, Dresden, Germany

 

Speakers

  • Jessica Freiherr - RWTH Aachen
  • Valentina Parma - International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA)
  • Jan Havlicek - Charles University
  • Jonas Olofsson - Stockholm University
  • Laura Donner - University Hospital Dresden

 

5. To be choosen from abstracts

 

 

 

 

6. Neural circuits for metabolism

Chair:  Ana I. Domingos, Oxford University, Dept. Physiology, Anatomy, Genetics, Oxford, UK

 

Speakers

  • Zachary Knight - University of California
  • Ivan de Araujo - The John B. Pierce Laboratory
  • Sophie Steculorum - MPI for Metabolism Research
  • Ana Domingos - Oxford University

 

 7. Chemoreceptors that maintain the internal milieu

 

Chairs:  Yuzo Ninomiya, Section of Oral Neurosciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan & Wolfgang
             Meyerhof, 
Saarland University, Homburg, Germany

 

Speakers

  • Robert Margolskee - Monell Center
  • Yuzo Ninomiya - Kyushu University
  • Yuki Oka - California Institute of Technology
  • Nicholas Dale - University of Warwick

 

8. Plasticity in chemosensory systems

Chairs:  Ricarda Scheiner, Behavioral Physiology and Sociobiology, University of Würzburg, Germany & 
             Wolfgang Rössler, Behavioral Physiology and Sociobiology, University of Würzburg, Germany

 

Speakers

  • Silke Sachse - MPI for Chemical Ocology
  • Jean-Christophe Sandoz - CNRS Paris
  • André Fiala - Georg-August-University Göttingen
  • Nicola Simcock - Newcastle University

 

9. ECRO Young Investigators

To be choosen from abstracts

 

 

 

 

10. Multiscale characterization of chemoperception: from chemical
      compounds to signaling
networks

Chairs: Mercedes Alfonso-Prieto, Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf, Germany & Alejandro Giorgetti,
            University of Verona, Verona, Italy

 

Speakers

  • Thomas Hofmann - TU Munich
  • Masha Niv - The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • Piero Andrea Temussi - University of Nales Federico
  • Maik Behrens - TU Munich

 

11. New developments in olfactory signaling

Chair:  Peter Mombaerts, Max-Planck Research Unit for Neurogenetics, Frankfurt, Germany

 

Speakers

  • Stuart Firestein - Columbia University
  • Maurice Curtis - The University of Auckland
  • Peter Mombaerts - Max Planck Research Unit for Neurogenetics
  • Bernd Bufe - University of Applied Sciences
  • Dietmar Krautwurst - Leibniz Institute for Food Systems Biology

 

12. Chemosensory processing in insect disease vectors

Chairs: Olena Riabinina, University of Manchester & Conor McMeniman, Johns Hopkins University

 

Speakers

  • Syed Zainulabeudd - University of Notre Dame
  • Ulrike Fillinger - International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE)
  • Chloe Lahondere - Virginia Tech
  • Conor McMeniman - Johns Hopkins University
  • Clement Vinauger - Virginia Polytechnic Institute