Speakers and symposia

Plenary Speakers

    Speakers include:

  • Mototsugu Eiraku, Kyoto University, Japan
    Talk: Mechanical forces in morphogenesis

    Arnold Kriegstein, UCSF, USA
    Talk: Diversity and evolution of brain development as revealed by single cell transcriptomic approaches

    Vidita Vaidya, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, India


Single cell OMIC approaches to study cell lineage and system organization
Chair: Dr Song-Hai Shi,Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Development and function of astrocytes
Chair: Dr Shubha ToleTata Institute for Fundamental Science, Mumbai, India

  • Karine Loulier, Institut des Neurosciences de Montpellier, Montpellier, France
  • Shubha Tole, Tata Institute for Fundamental Science, Mumbai, India
  • Don van Meyel, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Development of the cerebellum and cerebellar tumours
Co-Chairs: Dr. Dan GoldowitzUniversity of British Columbia, Canada  and Dr. Michael Piper, University of Queensland, Australia

Adult neurogenesis
Chair: Dr. Freda MillerHospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Canada

 Autism spectrum disorders
Chair: Dr. Dalila PintoIcahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA

Evolution and cortical expansion of the human brain
Chair: Dr. Fumio MatsuzakiRIKEN, Japan

  • Silvia Budday, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
  • Wieland B. Huttner, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden, Germany
  • Fumio Matsuzaki, RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research, Kobe, Japan
  • Zoltan Molnar, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

Epigenetics and chromatin remodeling in neural coding
Co-Chairs: Dr. Yukiko GotohThe University of Tokyo, Japan and Ana PomboHumboldt University of Berlin, Germany

Primary cilia in normal and pathological conditions
Chair: Dr. Jeong Ho LeeKorea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Republic of Korea

Non-coding elements and human brain development
Chair: Dr. Flora VaccarinoYale School of Medicine, USA

Post-translational control of neurogenesis
Chair: Deborah Kurrasch, University of Calgary; Carol Schuurmans, University of Toronto, Canada

Supporting Publication
Organised by
  • Elsevier
  • ISDN