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Symposia
Let There Be Light: Optogenetics in Neuroscience and Beyond
October 24, 2018
9:00 AM

Kick off Gairdner Week in Toronto at our annual state-of-the-art scientific symposium.

Watch this event live via webcast at Bit.ly/Gairdner2018

*This event is free and registration is not required.  Seats are offered on a first come first served basis.




Event Information

october, 2018

october, 2018

201824oct9:00 am- 1:00 pmLet There Be Light: Optogenetics in Neuroscience and Beyond9:00 am - 1:00 pm University of Toronto McLeod Auditorium, 1 King's College CircleEvent Type:SymposiaEvent Audience:Biomedical Scientists,Public,Students

Event Details

Kick off Gairdner Week in Toronto at our annual state-of-the-art scientific symposium.

Watch this event live via webcast at Bit.ly/Gairdner2018

*This event is free and registration is not required.  Seats are offered on a first come first served basis.

Time

(Wednesday) 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Location

University of Toronto McLeod Auditorium

1 King's College Circle

Organizer

Gairdner Foundationthegairdner@gairdner.org

Speakers for this event

  • Hailan Hu

    Hailan Hu

    Professor, Senior Investigator, Zhejiang University

    Hangzhou, China

    Professor, Senior Investigator, Zhejiang University

  • Jared Toettcher

    Jared Toettcher

    Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology, Princeton University

    Princeton, NJ, USA

    Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology, Princeton University

  • Leslie Vosshall

    Leslie Vosshall

    Robin Chemers Neustein Professor; Head of the Laboratory of Neurogenetics and Behavior; Director, Kavli Neural Systems Institute, The Rockefeller University.

    New York, NY, USA

    Robin Chemers Neustein Professor; Head of the Laboratory of Neurogenetics and Behavior; Director, Kavli Neural Systems Institute, The Rockefeller University.

  • Sheena Josselyn

    Sheena Josselyn

    Senior Scientist, Neurosciences & Mental Health, Hospital for Sick Children

    Toronto, ON, Canada

    Senior Scientist, Neurosciences & Mental Health, Hospital for Sick Children

  • Susumu Tonegawa

    Susumu Tonegawa

    Picower Professor of Biology and Neuroscience; Director, RIKEN-MIT Center for Neural Circuit Genetics; Principal Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Principal Investigator, Tonegawa Lab at MIT, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Cambridge, MA, USA

    Picower Professor of Biology and Neuroscience; Director, RIKEN-MIT Center for Neural Circuit Genetics; Principal Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Principal Investigator, Tonegawa Lab at MIT, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  • Yang Dan

    Yang Dan

    Paul Licht Distinguished Professor in Biology; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of California Berkeley

    Berkeley, CA, USA

    Paul Licht Distinguished Professor in Biology; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of California Berkeley

Schedule

    • Day 1
    • October 24, 2018
    • 9:00 Welcome Remarks9:00 - 9:10-

    • October 24, 2018
    • 9:10 Session Chair9:10 - 9:15-

    • October 24, 2018
    • 9:15 Speaker Session #19:15 - 9:50Thirsty for blood: How mosquitoes hunt humans and how we can stop themSpeakers: Leslie Vosshall

    • October 24, 2018
    • 9:50 Speaker Session #29:50 - 10:25Neural mechanism of social and emotional behaviour: From pecking order to ketamineSpeakers: Hailan Hu

    • October 24, 2018
    • 10:25 Speaker Session #310:25 - 11:00Neural circuits controlling sleepSpeakers: Yang Dan

    • October 24, 2018
    • 11:00 Health Break11:00 - 11:15-

    • October 24, 2018
    • 11:15 Session Chair11:15 - 11:20-

    • October 24, 2018
    • 11:20 Speaker Session #411:20 - 11:55Identification and Engineering of Memory Engram Cells by OptogeneticsSpeakers: Susumu Tonegawa

    • October 24, 2018
    • 11:55 Speaker Session #511:55 - 12:30Intracellular optogenetics: moving proteins and assembling organelles to program cell behaviorSpeakers: Jared Toettcher

    • October 24, 2018
    • 12:30 Speaker Session #612:30 - 1:05Making and Breaking MemoriesSpeakers: Sheena Josselyn

    • October 24, 2018
    • 1:05 Thanks and Closing Remarks1:05 - 1:15-

RSVP (E-mail or link)

https://optogenetics.app.rsvpify.com/

201824oct9:00 am- 1:00 pmLet There Be Light: Optogenetics in Neuroscience and Beyond9:00 am - 1:00 pm University of Toronto McLeod Auditorium, 1 King's College CircleEvent Type:SymposiaEvent Audience:Biomedical Scientists,Public,Students

Event Details

Kick off Gairdner Week in Toronto at our annual state-of-the-art scientific symposium.

Watch this event live via webcast at Bit.ly/Gairdner2018

*This event is free and registration is not required.  Seats are offered on a first come first served basis.

Time

(Wednesday) 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Location

University of Toronto McLeod Auditorium

1 King's College Circle

Organizer

Gairdner Foundationthegairdner@gairdner.org

Speakers for this event

  • Hailan Hu

    Hailan Hu

    Professor, Senior Investigator, Zhejiang University

    Hangzhou, China

    Professor, Senior Investigator, Zhejiang University

  • Jared Toettcher

    Jared Toettcher

    Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology, Princeton University

    Princeton, NJ, USA

    Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology, Princeton University

  • Leslie Vosshall

    Leslie Vosshall

    Robin Chemers Neustein Professor; Head of the Laboratory of Neurogenetics and Behavior; Director, Kavli Neural Systems Institute, The Rockefeller University.

    New York, NY, USA

    Robin Chemers Neustein Professor; Head of the Laboratory of Neurogenetics and Behavior; Director, Kavli Neural Systems Institute, The Rockefeller University.

  • Sheena Josselyn

    Sheena Josselyn

    Senior Scientist, Neurosciences & Mental Health, Hospital for Sick Children

    Toronto, ON, Canada

    Senior Scientist, Neurosciences & Mental Health, Hospital for Sick Children

  • Susumu Tonegawa

    Susumu Tonegawa

    Picower Professor of Biology and Neuroscience; Director, RIKEN-MIT Center for Neural Circuit Genetics; Principal Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Principal Investigator, Tonegawa Lab at MIT, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Cambridge, MA, USA

    Picower Professor of Biology and Neuroscience; Director, RIKEN-MIT Center for Neural Circuit Genetics; Principal Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Principal Investigator, Tonegawa Lab at MIT, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  • Yang Dan

    Yang Dan

    Paul Licht Distinguished Professor in Biology; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of California Berkeley

    Berkeley, CA, USA

    Paul Licht Distinguished Professor in Biology; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of California Berkeley

Schedule

    • Day 1
    • October 24, 2018
    • 9:00 Welcome Remarks9:00 - 9:10-

    • October 24, 2018
    • 9:10 Session Chair9:10 - 9:15-

    • October 24, 2018
    • 9:15 Speaker Session #19:15 - 9:50Thirsty for blood: How mosquitoes hunt humans and how we can stop themSpeakers: Leslie Vosshall

    • October 24, 2018
    • 9:50 Speaker Session #29:50 - 10:25Neural mechanism of social and emotional behaviour: From pecking order to ketamineSpeakers: Hailan Hu

    • October 24, 2018
    • 10:25 Speaker Session #310:25 - 11:00Neural circuits controlling sleepSpeakers: Yang Dan

    • October 24, 2018
    • 11:00 Health Break11:00 - 11:15-

    • October 24, 2018
    • 11:15 Session Chair11:15 - 11:20-

    • October 24, 2018
    • 11:20 Speaker Session #411:20 - 11:55Identification and Engineering of Memory Engram Cells by OptogeneticsSpeakers: Susumu Tonegawa

    • October 24, 2018
    • 11:55 Speaker Session #511:55 - 12:30Intracellular optogenetics: moving proteins and assembling organelles to program cell behaviorSpeakers: Jared Toettcher

    • October 24, 2018
    • 12:30 Speaker Session #612:30 - 1:05Making and Breaking MemoriesSpeakers: Sheena Josselyn

    • October 24, 2018
    • 1:05 Thanks and Closing Remarks1:05 - 1:15-

RSVP (E-mail or link)

https://optogenetics.app.rsvpify.com/




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