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Official Program of the 30th anniversary symposium of the CERVO Brain Research Centre

International Symposium - 30 years of the CERVO Brain Research Centre
Date: October 5 2017
Location: Salle Marie Renouard, 2601 de la Canardière, Québec
Registration: http://bit.ly/2hfDty3​

Program

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Time

Speaker

08h00

Welcome

8h30-8h45

Rénald Bergeron, Vice-recteur aux affaires externes, internationales et à la santé, Université Laval

8h45-9h00

Maryse Lassonde, President, Royal Society of Canada;
Scientific Director, Fonds de recherche du Québec - Nature et technologies (FRQNT)

9h00-9h30

Yves De Koninck, Scientific Director, CERVO Centre
André Parent, researcher and science historian, CERVO Centre
Past, Present and Future of the Centre

9h30-10h00

Michel Maziade Neuroscience and psychiatry : Two lonely companions coming together as one
Founding Director, CERVO Centre

10h00-10h30

Eric Nestler Transcriptional and Epigenetic Mechanisms of Depression
President, Society for Neuroscience; Friedman Brain Institute, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York

10h30-11h00

Coffee break

11h00-11h30

Sandra Black “Coming of Age(ing)” How Imaging Advances are Shedding new Light on Small Vessel Disease and Dementia
Institute of Biomaterials & Biomedical Engineering; University of Toronto

11h30-12h00

Anthony Phillips Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Drug-induced Behavioural Sensitization: How the Brain Adapts to Potentially Harmful Events
Outgoing Director, INMHA-CIHR; Centre for Brain Health, University of British Columbia

12h00-13h30

Lunch

13h30-14h00

Blitz presentations; New researchers, CERVO Centre

  • Benoit Labonté Sex Differences in Mood Disorders
  • Christophe Proulx The Neural Pathways of Emotions; their Role in Behavioral Responses
  • Caroline Ménard Neurobiology of Stress and Resilience

14h00-14h30

Brigitte Kieffer Opioid Receptors in Reward Processing and Mood Disorders
Outgoing Scientific Director, Douglas Hospital Research Centre

14h30-15h00

Peter Szatmari Resiliency and the Problem of Heterogeneity in Autism Spectrum Disorder
Chief, Child and Youth Mental Health Collaborative CAMH & SickKids; University of Toronto

15h00-15h30

 Coffee break

15h30-16h00

Samuel Weiss Adult Neural Stem Cells at 25 Years: A Short Story of Discovery and the Unexpected
Director, INMHA - CIHR; Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary

16h00-17h00

Blitz presentations; CERVO researchers

  • Pierre Marquet Neurophotonics to Intercept the Emergence of Mental Disorders
  • Martin Deschênes Pre-motor Circuits Involved in Expression of Emotions?
  • Pascale Tremblay Aging and Speech Functions: from Structural Decline to Brain Plasticity

17H00-17h30

Pierre Magistretti Neuroenergetics and Neuron-glia Interactions ; Perspectives for Psychiatric Disorders
President, International Brain Research Organization (IBRO); KAUST & Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

17h30-17h45

Yves De Koninck

Cocktail

 

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