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General Program


May 27


May 28

May 29

May 30


ay 31

Morning and Afternoon


Registration at Havana International Conference Center (HICC)

8:00am to

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

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




  1. Education Workshop: Education Workshop:  “Evaluating and sharing best practices in physiology education
  2. Publication Workshop: “How to publish your research”
  3. Networking: Promoting Collaboration Across Borders


Plenary Lectures 

  1. Physiology without borders
  2. Neural control of breathing
  3. Chymase, the forgotten critical angiotensin II forming enzyme in cardiovascular tissues
  4. Cell signaling in cardiovascular disease
  5. The polyspecific Immune response and the immunological connectivity in chronic diseases


Keynote Lectures 

  1. Identification of a Shared Receptor for Pain and Hunger
  2. The endothelial microvasculature as an active conduit for glucose and insulin to tissues
  3. Large-scale information channeling in the human brain
  4. Fish of the Amazon: facing extreme environmental challenges
  5. Alcohol Interaction with HIV Disease: Translational Approach to Understanding Mechanism & Comorbidities
  6. Cardiac failures associated to diabetes and obesity
  7. Pleiotropism of the renin-angiotensin system: what doesn’t it do?
  8. Physiological basis of oxygen sensing
  9. Host defense mechanisms against invading microorganisms
  10. Physiological basis of biodiversity in vertebrates
  11. Forming partnerships between basic science and clinical practice
  12. Retina as a surrogate marker of cerebral small vessel disease