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23rd Biennial Meeting of the International Society for Developmental Neuroscience

September 1, 2020 - 4, 2020

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Join us for ISDN2020 – the biennial conference of the International Society for Developmental Neuroscience (ISDN) – in Vancouver, one of the most outstanding convention cities in the world, surrounded by snow-capped peaks, sun drenched sands and the sparkling Pacific Ocean.

The 2020 meeting will feature an exciting and diverse scientific program focused on recent advances and future directions in fundamental and applied developmental neuroscience arranged within the following symposia:

  1. Single cell OMIC approaches to study cell lineage and system organization
    Chair: Dr. Songhai ShiMemorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
  2. Development of the cerebellum and cerebellar tumours
    Chair: Dr. Dan GoldowitzUniversity of British Columbia, Canada & Dr. Michael Piper, University of Queensland, Australia
  3. Autism spectrum disorders
    Chair: Dr. Dalila PintoIcahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA
  4. Primary cilia in normal and pathological conditions
    Chair: Dr. Jeong Ho LeeKorea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Republic of Korea
  5. Development of astrocytes
    Chair: Dr. Shubha ToleTata Institute of Fundamental Research, India
  6. Epigenetics and chromatin remodeling in neural coding
    Chair: Dr. Yukiko GotohThe University of Tokyo, Japan
  7. Evolution and cortical expansion of the human brain
    Chair: Dr. Fumio MatsuzakiRIKEN Center for Developmental Biology, Japan
  8. Adult neurogenesis
    Chair: Dr. Freda MillerHospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Canada
  9. Non-coding elements and human brain development
    Chair: Dr. Flora VaccarinoYale School of Medicine, USA

Abstracts are invited for short talks and posters on all aspects of developmental neuroscience by March 20, 2020.

As in previous years, ISDN will provide a number of travel and poster awards for trainees.


September 1, 2020 - 8:00 am
September 4, 2020 - 5:00 pm


Vancouver Convention Centre
1055 Canada Place
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International Society for Developmental Neuroscience