ISOT2016 satellite meeting “Olfaction: from Chemosensory Signals to the Brain”


8:00〜    Registration
8:30〜    Opening remark: Kazushige Touhara

Session 1: 8:35-10:30

Chair:Kazushige Touhara (Department of Applied Biological Chemistry,The University of Tokyo)
    Darren Logan (Faculty at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute & Monell Chemical Senses Center)
    Olfactory transcriptomic signatures in health and disease
    Yoshihito Niimura (Department of Applied Biological Chemistry,The University of Tokyo)
    Dynamic evolution of olfactory receptor genes in mammals
    Richard Benton (Faculty of Biology and Medicine, University of Lausannne)
    Olfactory evolution in Drosophila
    Tom Bozza (Department of Neurobilogy, Northwestern University)
    Genetic analysis of amine perception in the mouse
    Ilona Grunwald-Kadow (Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology)
    State-dependent processing of odors and tastes in the fly

Coffee break: 10:30-10:50

Session 2: 10:50-12:30

Chair:Peter Mombaerts (Max Planck Research Unit for Neurogenetics)
    Elissa Hallem (Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics, UCLA)
    Olfactory behaviors of parasitic nematodes
    Junji Hirota (Center for Biological Resources and Informatics, Tokyo Institute of Technology)
    The fate choice of olfactory sensory neurons in mice
    Tim Holy(The devision of Bilology & Biomedical Science, Washington University)
    Topographic olfaction
    Takeshi Imai (RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology)
    Wiring functional circuits in the olfactory bulb

Lunch: 12:30-13:20

Session 3: 13:20-15:00

Chair:Yoshihiro Yoshihara (RIKEN Brain Science Institute)
    Hokto Kazama (RIKEN Brain Science Institute)
    Decoding of context-dependent olfactory perception in Drosophila
    Takefumi Kikusui (Department of Veterinary Medicine, Azabu University)
    The social function of male mouse pheromone ESP1
    Mark Krasnow (Howard Hughes Medical Institute & Department of Biochemistry, Stanford University)
    Olfactory receptors in acute oxygen sensing and the control of breathing
    Steven Liberles (Departement of Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School)
    Beyond olfaction: other airway senses

Coffee break: 15:00-15:20

Session 4: 15:20-16:50

Chair:Leslie Vosshall (The Rockefeller University and Howard Hughes Medical Institute)
    Ivan Rodriguez (Department of Genetics & Evolution Sciences, University of Geneva)
    Large scale transcriptional profiling of chemosensory neurons identifies receptor-ligand pairs in vivo
    Mika Shirasu (Department of Applied Biological Chemistry,The University of Tokyo)
    A key male odorant evoking female attractive behavior in ring-tailed lemur
    Chi-Ying Su (Division of Biology, UCSD)
    Hormonal modulation of pheromone detection enhances male courtship success
    Bill Hansson (Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology)
    New insights into pheromone communication in Drosophila - aggregation, feces and sickness

Concluding remark: 16:50

Leslie Vosshall