23rd Biennial Meeting of the International Society of Developmental Neuroscience

Advancing understanding of nervous system development and neurodevelopmental disorders

September 1-4, 2020 | Vancouver Convention Centre, Canada

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 Shi, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA

  2. Development of the cerebellum and cerebellar tumours
    Chair: Dr. Dan Goldowitz, University of British Columbia, Canada & Dr. Michael Piper, University of Queensland, Australia

  3. Autism spectrum disorders
    Chair: Dr. Dalila Pinto, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA

  4. Primary cilia in normal and pathological conditions
    Chair: Dr. Jeong Ho Lee, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Republic of Korea

  5. Development of astrocytes
    Chair: Dr. Shubha Tole, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, India

  6. Epigenetics and chromatin remodeling in neural coding
    Chair: Dr. Yukiko Gotoh, The University of Tokyo, Japan

  7. Evolution and cortical expansion of the human brain
    Chair: Dr. Fumio Matsuzaki, RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology, Japan

  8. Adult neurogenesis
    Chair: Dr. Freda Miller, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Canada

  9. Non-coding elements and human brain development
    Chair: Dr. Flora Vaccarino, Yale 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.

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  • Plenary Speakers
  • Mototsugu Eiraku, Kyoto University, Japan
    Arnold Kriegstein, UCSF, USA
    Peggy Mason, University of Chicago, USA
    Michelle Monje, Stanford University, USA

  • Scientific Committee


  • Meeting Co-Chair
    Daniel Goldowitz, University of British Columbia, Canada

    ISDN Secretary-General and Meeting Co-Chair
    Stefano Stifani, McGill University, Canada

  • Francois Guillemot, The Francis Crick Institute, UK
    Pierre Leprince, University of Liège, Belgium     
    Fumio Matsuzaki, RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology, Japan
    Michael Piper, University of Queensland, Australia
    Catharine Rankin, University of British Columbia, Canada
    Songhai Shi, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
    Shubha Tole, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), India
    Flora Vaccarino, Yale School of Medicine, USA

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