Invited Speakers

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Presidential Lecture

  • Stanislas Dehaene Stanislas Dehaene College de France, France Title   The neuroscience of learning and teaching Career  
    • Director of INSERM Unit 562 “Cognitive Neuroimaging”
    • 1999 James S. McDonnel Foundation Centennial Fellowship

Torsten Wiesel Lecture

  • Hee-Sup Shin Hee-Sup Shin Center for Cognition and Sociality, Institute for Basic Science, Korea Title   Genetic and circuit analysis of empathy behaviors in the mouse Career  
    • 2015 Hotchkiss Lectureship Award
    • 2006 National Honor Scientist, MOST
      Biography   Abstract

IBRO-Kavli Lecture

  • Steven E. Hyman Steven E. Hyman Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research at Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, USA Title   A new molecular map of psychiatric disease mechanisms Career  
    • 2015 President of Society for Neuroscience
      Biography   Abstract

Plenary Lecture

  • Erwin Neher Erwin Neher Max‐Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry Research, Germany Title   Modulation of short-term plasticity at a glutamatergic synapse Career  
    1991 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
      Biography   Abstract

Dana Neuroethics Lecture

  • Judy Illes Judy Illes Neurology and Canada Research Chair in Neuroethics at the University of British Columbia, Canada Title   On the ethics of neuroethics in international brain research Career  
    • Co-Founder and President, International Neuroethics Society
      Biography   Abstract

Keynote Speakers

  • Joseph Takahashi Joseph Takahashi Southwestern Medical Center University of Texas, USA Title   Circadian clock genes and the transcriptional architecture of the clock mechanism Career  
      Biography   Abstract
  • Jerold Chun Jerold Chun Neuroscience Drug Discovery, Sanford Burnham Med. Discovery Institute, USA Title   Genomic mosaicism and the Alzheimer’s disease brain Career  
      Biography   Abstract
  • Hailan Hu Hailan Hu Zhejiang University Interdisciplinary Institute of Neuroscience and Technology, China Title   Neural mechanism of social and emotional behavior
    – from pecking order to ketamine
      Biography   Abstract