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  • Abstracts from speakers and poster sessions, including the joint meeting abstracts, available 30 days prior to the meeting (You can edit your own abstract from My Account page as well)

    NOTE: Abstract authors/submitters may choose to not have their abstract available online and in the secure mobile app until a week before the meeting.

  • Full participant list, including joint meeting participants
  • Printable Invoices and Invitation Letters
  • Scholarship Information
  • Lodging Information

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NOTES:
This meeting occurs in 2019.
This meeting will be conducted in English.

All programs are subject to change. Check this site for updates.


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Mammalian Sensory Systems (C4)

Scientific Organizers: Stephen Liberles, David D. Ginty, Jeffrey R. Holt and Melanie Samuel


March 15—19, 2019

Allen Institute, Seattle, WA, USA


Supported by the Directors' Fund


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DEADLINES:
*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time
Scholarship Deadline: Nov 14, 2018 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Nov 14, 2018 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Dec 11, 2018 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Jan 17, 2019 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2019-C4 "Mammalian Sensory Systems" conference only.

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Deadline Date Cost
Discounted Abstract Deadline
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Before and On November 14, 2018 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After November 14, 2018 until December 11, 2018 100.00 USD*
* 50.00 USD of Abstract fee deducted from your registration fee when you register for this meeting
Scholarship
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November 14, 2018 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On January 17, 2019 845.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After January 17, 2019 1045.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On January 17, 2019 620.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After January 17, 2019 820.00 USD

* Changes in payment type that result in a refund are subject to a processing fee.
* Currency exchange gains/losses are the responsibility of the registrant and the Keystone Symposia will accept no liability for money loss through bank charges, transfers or currency fluctuations.

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Discounted Abstract Deadline: November 14, 2018

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
Submission by this date receives 50.00 USD discount.
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Abstract Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadlines. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract early allows us to:
  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • accept your abstract online
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
(The Abstract Deadline: is December 11, 2018)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline:

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Global Health Travel Award Details: You MUST complete your Global Health Travel Award appplication by the Global Health Travel Award Deadline and complete the other required steps (verify your contact information and submit a recommendation letter) to be considered for a travel award.


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Scholarship Deadline: November 14, 2018

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Scholarship Details: You MUST submit your abstract by the Scholarship Deadline and complete the other required steps (submit a scholarship application and submit a mentor letter) to be considered for a scholarship.

Click here to learn more about Scholarships.

Abstract Deadline: December 11, 2018

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadline. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract by the Abstract Deadline allows us to:

  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
Abstracts submitted after the Abstract Deadline will NOT be considered for a short talk.

(Discounted Abstract Deadline: is November 14, 2018)

Discounted Registration Deadline: January 17, 2019

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Registration Fee: 845.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 620.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 1045.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 820.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

Registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to discounted registration deadline.

Please be advised that a few meeting participants have received calls and emails from a number of different housing services - "Exhibitors Housing Services", "Global Housing", etc. THESE COMPANIES ARE NOT AFFILIATED WITH KEYSTONE SYMPOSIA and are not authorized by Keystone Symposia to contact you. These companies may tell you that the meeting is filling and seek to take your lodging reservation and obtain your credit card number. We highly recommend that you not make a reservation with these companies or any other housing service! These companies' representations to participants have been misleading. Please report to Keystone Symposia any calls or correspondence you might have received and book only through the lodging link on our website, an established travel agency, or directly with the hotel.
No registration fees are used to fund entertainment or alcohol at this conference

Conference Program    Print  |   View meeting in 12 hr (am/pm) time


The meeting will begin on Friday, March 15 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Tuesday, March 19 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Wednesday, March 20 in order to fully experience the meeting.

FRIDAY, MARCH 15

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

18:00—20:00
Welcome Mixer
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.


SATURDAY, MARCH 16

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

08:00—09:00
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/15/2019

Richard Axel, Columbia University, USA
Central Representations of Odors

09:00—11:15
Structure and Function of Chemoreceptors
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/15/2019

Emily Liman, University of Southern California, USA
Ion Channels for Sour Taste

Coffee Break

Xinzhong Dong, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Mrgs in Itch Sensation

Paul L. Greer, UMass Medical School, USA
Exteroceptive and Interoceptive Chemosensation by MS4A Receptors

Kazushige Touhara, University of Tokyo, Japan
Pheromone Receptors and Behavior

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:15—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:15—13:00
Poster Setup

13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—19:00
Structure and Function of Mechanoreceptors
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/15/2019

David Julius, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Structure and Function of TRP Channels

Ardem Patapoutian, The Scripps Research Institute, USA
Piezo Channels and Mechanosensation

Jeffrey R. Holt, Boston Children's Hospital, USA
TMC Channels and Hearing

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

19:30—22:00
Poster Session 1


SUNDAY, MARCH 17

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

08:00—11:00
Cell Biology of Sensory Neurons
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/15/2019

Lisa T. Stowers, The Scripps Research Institute, USA
Hormonal Control of Pheromone-Sensing Neurons

Melanie Samuel, Baylor College of Medicine, USA
Development of the Visual Sensory Neurons

Coffee Break

David D. Ginty, HHMI/Harvard Medical School, USA
Cell Types that Mediate Touch Sensation

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—19:00
Genetic and Translational Approaches for Sensory Deficits
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/15/2019

Alexander Chesler, National Institutes of Health, USA
Piezo2 Mutations and Human Disease

Karen P. Steel†, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, UK
Genetics of Deafness

Andrew D. Huberman, , USA
Regeneration and Plasticity of the Visual-Limbic Pathway

David Shelton, , USA
Therapeutic Approaches to Chronic Pain

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

19:30—22:00
Poster Session 2


MONDAY, MARCH 18

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

08:00—11:00
Evolution of Sensory Systems
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/15/2019

Kenneth C. Catania, Vanderbilt University, USA
Diversity of Sensory Systems in Nature

Maude Baldwin, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Germany
Evolving Sweet Taste Receptors

Coffee Break

Elena Gracheva, Yale University, School of Medicine, USA
Talk Title to be Announced

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—19:00
Early Sensory Processing
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/15/2019

Diana Bautista, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Neuroimmune Mechanisms Driving Changes in Sensory Behaviors

Ellen A. Lumpkin, Columbia University, USA
Neural Circuits and Touch

Marla Feller, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Talk Title to be Announced

Fan Wang, Duke University Medical Center, USA
Neural Processing In Touch- and Pain-Guided Behaviors

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

19:30—22:00
Poster Session 3


TUESDAY, MARCH 19

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

08:00—11:00
Sensory Control of Limbic and Autonomic Systems
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/15/2019

Linda B. Buck, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, USA
Odor Effects on Stress

Catherine C. Dulac, Harvard University, USA
Pheromone Processing in the Limbic System

Coffee Break

Stephen Liberles, Harvard Medical School, USA
Molecular and Genetic Analysis of the Vagus Nerve

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—18:45
Cortical Processing of Sensory Information
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/15/2019

Speaker to be Announced

Gloria Choi, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Hormonal Control of the Olfactory Cortex

Daniel Feldman, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Coding of Tactile Features in Whisker Somatosensory Cortex

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/15/2019

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

20:00—23:00
Entertainment
Entertainment is not subsidized by conference registration fees nor any U.S. federal government grants. Funding for this expense is provided by other revenue sources.


WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



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