Havana International Conference Center, Cuba, May 27 to 31, 2019
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General Program

 

Monday,
May 27

 

Tuesday,
May 28

Wednesday,
May 29

Thursday,
May 30

 

Friday,
M
ay 31

Morning and Afternoon

 

Registration at Havana International Conference Center (HICC)

8:00am to
12:00m

Pre-congress courses. Institute of Basic and Preclinical Sciences

8:30am to 9:30am

Plenary lecture 2

Plenary lecture 3

Plenary lecture 4

8:30am to 9:30am

Keynote lecture
13 to 16

 

9:30am to 9:45am

Coffee break

Coffee break

Coffee break

9:30am to 9:45am

Coffee break

 

2:00pm to
4:00pm

Meeting of the Cuban Society of Phisiological Sciences

9:45am to 11:45am

Symposium 1 to 4
Workshop 1

Symposium 9 to 12
Workshop 3

Symposium 17 to 20
Workshop 5

9:45am to 11:45am

Symposium 25 to 28

 

4:30 pm to
5:30 pm

Opening Ceremony, HICC

11:45am to 2:45pm

Poster presentation
(exhibition area)

Poster presentation
(exhibition area)

Poster presentation
(exhibition area)

11:45am to 12:45pm

Plenary lecture 5

 

Optional lunch

 

5:30 pm to
6:30 pm

Plenary lecture 1

2:45pm to 4:45pm

Symposium 5 to 8
Workshop 2

Symposium 13 to 16
Workshop 4

Symposium 21 to 24
Workshop 6

12:45pm to 1:00pm

Closing Ceremony, HICC

6:30 pm to
8:00 pm

Welcome cocktail,  Bucan Restaurant

4:45pm to 5:00pm

Coffee break

Coffee break

Coffee break

1:00pm to 3:00pm

Farewell lunch,
Bucan Restaurant

 

5:00pm to 5:50pm

Keynote lecture
1 to 4

Keynote lecture
5 to 8

Keynote lecture
9 to 12

 

6:00pm to 6:30pm

Societies Assembly

 

 

Workshops

Chair

Email

Affiliation

Title

Dee Silverthorn (1)

 

silverthorn@utexas.edu

University of Texas, Austin

USA

Education Workshop: Education Workshop:  “Evaluating and sharing best practices in physiology education

Kim Barrett (2)

 

kbarrett@ucsd.edu

UC San Diego

USA

Publication Workshop: “How to publish your research”

Gary Sieck 

 

sieck.gary@mayo.edu

Mayo Clinic

USA

Networking: Promoting Collaboration Across Borders

 *Not confirmed

Keynote Speakers

Speaker

Email

Affiliation

Title

Mitchell Valdes Sosa

CUBA

mitchell@cneuro.edu.cu

Cuban Neuroscience Center

Havana, Cuba

Large-scale information channeling in the human brain

Valia Rodriguez-Rodriguez

CUBA

v.rodriguez@aston.ac.uk

Aston University

Birmingham, England

Retina as a surrogate marker of cerebral small vessel disease

Amira Klip (1)

 

amira@sickkids.ca

University of Toronto

Toronto, Canada

Obesity and diabetes: and international epidemic

Gabriel Haddad (2)

 

ghaddad@ucsd.edu

University of California, San Diego

San Diego, CA USA

Living at high altitude: the genetic basis of mountain sickness

Patricia Molina (3)

 

pmolin@lsuhsc.edu

Louisiana State University

New Orleans, LA USA

Alcohol Interaction with HIV Disease:  Translational Approach to Understanding Mechanism & Comorbidities

Sergio Grinstein (4)

 

sergio.grinstein@sickkids.ca

University of Toronto

Toronto, Canada

Host defense mechanisms against invading microorganisms

Adalberto Val, Ph.D.

 

 

São Paulo State University

São Paulo, Brazil

Fish of the Amazon: facing extreme environmental challenges

Jennifer Sullivan (6)

 

jensullivan@augusta.edu

Augusta University

Augusta, GA  USA

Sex as a biological variable

Nanduri Prabhaker (7)

 

nprabhak@medicine.bsd.uchicago.edu

University of Chicago

Chicago, IL  USA

Physiological basis of oxygen sensing

William Milsom (8)

 

milsom@zoology.ubc.ca

University of British Columbia Vancouver, Canada

Physiological basis of biodiversity in vertebrates

Robert Speth (9)

 

rs1251@nova.edu

Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN  USA

Pleiotropism of the renin-angiotensin system: what doesn’t it do?

Rienzi Diaz/Gary Sieck

(10) / (11)

diaz.rienzi@gmail.com

University of Valparaiso

Valparaiso, Chile

Forming partnerships between basic science and clinical practice

 

Plenary Speakers

 

Speaker

Email

Affiliation

Title

Jack Feldman (1)

feldman@g.ucla.edu

UCLA

Los Angeles, CA  USA

Neural control of breathing

Carlos Ferrario (2)

cferrari@wakehealth.edu

Wake Forrest University

Winston-Salem, NC  USA

Chymase, the forgotten critical angiotensin II forming enzyme in cardiovascular tissues

Marty Frank (3)

MFrank@The-APS.org

American Physiological Society

Bethesda MD  USA

Physiology without borders

Sergio Lavandero

(4)

slavander@uchile.cl

University of Chile

Santiago, Chile

Cell signaling in cardiovascular disease

 

Comparative

Speakers

Eduardo Colombari

(keynote speakers)

eduardo.colombari@unesp.br

Fish of the Amazon: Facing extreme environmental challenges

 

Education

 

Patricia Halpin (1)

Patricia.Halpin@unh.edu

Innovations in Physiology Education

  1. Agustín Vicedo (Universidad Médica de la Habana, Cuba)
  2. Camilo Lellis-Santos (Universidade Federal São Paulo, Brazil)
  3. Chaya Gopalan (Souther Illinois University, USA)
  4. Maria José Alves da Rocha (University of São Paulo, Brazil)

Alicia Mattiazzi (2)

aliciamattiazzi@gmail.com

Teaching Physiology: The challenge of motivating students

  1. Claudia Caldiz (Centro de Investigaciones cardiovasculares, Argentina)
  2. Robert Carrol (East Carolina University, USA)
  3. Matilde Said (Centro de Investigaciones cardiovasculares, Argentina)
  4. Paulo Fernando Guedes Pereira (Cidade Universitária, Brazil)
  5. Maria Agustina Silvestri (Cátedra de Fisiología, Argentina)

GI/Metabolism 

 

Lucila Elias (3)

llelias@fmrp.usp.br

Interplayers in Energy homeostasis 

 

Amira Klip

(keynote speakers)

amira@sickkids.ca

From Physiology to Pathology: New Horizons in Obesity-linked Insulin Resistance

  1. Enrique Jaimovich (Universidad de Chile, Chile)
  2. Debbie Thurmond (Metabolism Research Institute, USA)
  3. Assaf Rudich (Ben Gurion  University, Isreal)

Heart/Cardiovascular

 

Alberto José Crottogini (4)

crottogini@favaloro.edu.ar

Cardiac regeneration: hope without borders

 

 

Alberto Dorta / CUBA

adorta@infomed.sld.cu

Biomarkers for Early Diagnosis of asymptomatic cerebral small vessel disease (CSVD) in High Risk Patients

 

Jason Gardner (5)

jgardn@lsuhsc.edu

Novel Mechanisms of Cardiac Failure

 

 

Luciane Gargaglioni (6)

luciane.gargaglioni@unesp.br

Perinatal environment and developmental programming: Insights into the origins and mechanisms of cardio-respiratory disorders throughout life

  1. Marco Bataglia (CAMH, Canada)
  2. Tracy Baker (University of Wisconsin, USA)
  3. Luciane H Gargaglioni (São Paulo State University,  Brazil)
  4. Adrianne Huxtable (University of Oregon, USA)
  5. Richard Kinkead (Laval University, Canada)

Minoflac Prieto (7)

mprieto@tulane.edu

Novel thought open new windows into the intrarenal renin-angiotensin system (RAS) function in hypertension

 

Harold Schultz (8)

hschultz@unmc.edu

Exercise training and cardiovascular autonomic function: friend or foe?

  1. Rodrigo Del Rio (Pontificia Universidad, Chile)
  2. Andrei Krassioukov (University of British Columbia, Canada)
  3. Annie Ginty (Baylor University, USA)
  4. Lauro Vianna (University of Brasília, Brazil)

Immunology/Host Defense 

 

Alberto Dorta CUBA

adorta@infomed.sld.cu

Cerebrospinal Fluid Analysis in Neuroimmunological Diseases

 

Nicholas Gilpin (9)

ngilpi@lsuhsc.edu

Glucocorticoid regulation of immune, circadian, stress & alcohol signaling in the brain

  1. Scott Edwards(LSU Health Sciences Center, USA)
  2. Carolina Munhoz (University of Sao Paulo, Brazil)
  3. Ilia Karatsoreos (Washington State University, USA)
  4. Jaideep Bains (University of Calgary, Canada)

Sergio Grinstein

(keynote speakers)

sergio.grinstein@sickkids.ca

The physiology of the host-pathogen interface

 

 

Neuromuscular

 

Carlos Mantilla (10)

Mantilla.carlos@mayo.edu

Neuromuscular plasticity

 

Neuroscience

 

Jose Cipolla-Neto (11)

cipolla@icb.usp.br

Melatonin, from basics concepts to clinical application

  1. Ovidiu C. Baltatu (Anhembi Morumbi University, Brazil)
  2. Russel Reiter (UT Health Center at San Antonio, USA)
  3. David Blask (Tulane University School of Medicine, USA)
  4. Dario Acuna Castroviejo (University of Granada, Spain)
  5. Germaine Escames (University of Granada, Spain)

Alberto Dorta CUBA

adorta@infomed.sld.cu

Evaluating Neuroepidemiology throughout Neuroinflammation

 

Alberto Dorta CUBA

adorta@infomed.sld.cu

Role of neuropeptides in stress, anxiety and other mental disorders

 

Alberto Dorta CUBA

adorta@infomed.sld.cu

The many levels of brain connectivity

 

Jack Feldman

(plenary speakers)

feldman@g.ucla.edu

Generation of motor rhythms: Breathe, Locomote and Chew

  1. Abdel El Manira (Karolinksa Institute, Sweden)
  2. Christopher Del Negro (College of William and Mary, USA)
  3. Ole Kiehn (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
  4. Arlette Kolta (Université de Montreal, Canada)

Jack Feldman- (plenary speakers)

feldman@g.ucla.edu

Modulation and Plasticity of Breathing

  1. Nanduri Prabhakar (University of Chicago, USA)
  2. Gordon Mitchell (University of Florida, USA)
  3. Consuelo Morgado (Universidad Veracruzana, Mexico)
  4. Thiago Moriera (University of São Paolo, Brazil)

Gary Sieck

(keynote speakers)

Sieck.gary@mayo.edu

Motor neuron neuroplasticity

 

Rommy von Bernhardi (12)

rvonb@med.puc.cl

Glial cells function and neuroinflammation in the healthy and diseased nervous system

  1. Silvia Lima Costa (Universidad Federal da Bahia, Brazil)
  2. David Loane (University of Maryland, USA)
  3. Silvia Olivera (Clemente Estable Research Institute, Uruguay)

Renal/Hypertension

 

Maria Campagnole-Santos (13)

mjcampagnole.ufmg@gmail.com

Renin-angiotensin system: new paradigms

 

John Orlowski (14)

hschultz@unmc.edu

Regulation of the cellular pH

  1. Seth Alper (Harvard Medical Center, USA)
  2. Adriana Girardi (University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Brazil)
  3. Ernesto Alejandro Aiello (Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina)

Jeff Sands (15)

jeff.sands@emory.edu

Mechanisms of Water Reabsorption in the Kidney: Implications for Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus and Chronic Kidney Disease

  1. Dennis Brown (Harvard Medical School; USA)
  2. Jeff Sands (Emory University, USA)
  3. Vicki Hertzberg (Emory University, USA)
  4. Richard Johnson (University of Colorado, USA)

Laura Marta Vivas (16)

lvivas@immf.uncor.edu

Body Sodium Balance Regulation: mechanisms and neuromodulatory systems participation.

  1. Michal McKinley (University of Melbourne, Australia)
  2. Silvia Ruginsk (Federal University of Alfenas, Brazil)
  3. Ximena Caeiro (Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Argentina)
  4. Andrea Godino (Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Argentina)

Respiration

 

Del Rio, Rodrigo (17)

rdelrio@bio.puc.cl

Respiratory control in health and disease: from neurons to glia and beyond.

 

Feldman, Jack

(plenary speakers)

feldman@g.ucla.edu

Evolution and Development of Breathing Circuits in Mammals

  1. William Milsom (University of British Columbia, Canada)
  2. Gilles Fortin (Université Paris-Sud, France)
  3. Jean-Francois Brunet (Colege de France, Paris France)
  4. Luciane H. Gargaglioni Batalhao (São Paolo State University, Brazil)

Prakash, YS (18)

prakash.ys@mayo.edu

Neonatal Lung Disease: Understanding Where it All Begins

 

Schultz, Harold (19)

hschultz@unmc.edu

Neuroinflammation and autonomic dysfunction in cardio-respiratory diseases

  1. Talita Silva (University of Sao Paulo, Brazil)
  2. Martin Gerbert Frasch (University of Washington, USA)
  3. Hanjun Wang (University of Nebraska Medical Center, USA)
  4. Harold Schultz (University of Nebraska Medical Center, USA)