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Receptors in Sensory Systems

Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Hilton Garden Inn, Collegetown
University of Rochester Medical Center

Preliminary Program

Morning Session – NYPS Graduate Students and Early Career Scientists

8:00 – 8:40 am   Registration, Poster Set-Up (8:00–8:15), Continental Breakfast
8:15 – 8:40 am  Poster Review and Vendor Exhibits
8:40 – 8:45 am  Greeting and Opening Remarks
Paul J. Kammermeier, NYPS President 
8:45 – 10:15 am   Graduate Student Presidential Symposium  
Speakers (6) – TBN
Moderator – Raj Rajnarayanan, NYPS Secretary-Treasurer-Elect 
10:15 – 11:00 am   Poster Review, Vendor Exhibits, Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:00 pm  Early-Career Scientist Presentations
Two 30-minute presentations - TBN
Moderator – Peter Bradford, NYPS Secretary-Treasurer 
12:00 – 1:00 pm   Lunch, Poster Review, Vendor Exhibits  

Afternoon Session –Thematic Speakers and Keynote Address

Thematic Speakers: Moderator – Jun-Xu Li, NYPS President-Elect 
1:00 – 1:40 pm  Tiffany Schmidt – Northwestern University Department of Neurobiology
Subtypes of Retinal Ganglion Cells and Behaviors 
1:40 – 2:20 pm  Slav Bagriantsev – Yale University Department of Neuroscience
Mechanical and Temperature Sensation  
2:20 – 2:40 pm  Refreshment Break
2:40 – 3:40 pm  KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Kirill A. Martemyanov – The Scripps Research Institute 
G Protein Signaling in the Retina and Beyond
Moderator – Paul J. Kammermeier NYPS President 
3:45 – 4:00 pm  Award Presentations and Final Comments
Paul J. Kammermeier  

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