YNS 2016 Schedule

The complete schedule will be provided on the day and can be downloaded here – YNS 2016 Schedule. All abstracts are listed in the  YNS 2016 Abstract Booklet.

Condensed Schedule

8.00-8.45           Registration. (Registered delegates will be provided with a goodie-bag that will also include the YNS 2016 Symposium Booklet.)

8.50-9.10           Welcome Address
Prof. David Henshall, President of Neuroscience Ireland                                                     Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation

9.15-10.05           Keynote Presentation 1
Prof. Dr. Alon Chen, Director & Scientific Member, Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry
“Genetic and optogenetic dissection of the central stress response”

10.05-10.50         Post-graduate Session 1


11.15-12.05       Keynote Presentation 2
Dr. Dara Cannon, Vice-Dean for Graduate Studies, College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, NUI Galway
The Role of Neuroimaging in Biological Psychiatry”

12.05-12.35       Post-graduate Session 2

12.35-1.00       Neuroscience Ireland Early Career Award Winner Presentation

1.00-1.15         Poster Data Blitz

                             LUNCH/POSTER SESSION

2.15-3.05          Keynote Presentation 3
Dr. Lee A. Dawson, Vice President and Head of CNS, Astex Pharmaceuticals
“Neuroscience Drug Discovery: the Search for a Needle in a Haystack?”

3.05-4.05          Post-doctorate Session 1


4.30-5.15          Career Panel Discussion
Dr. Stella Vlachou, Lecturer School of Nursing & Human Sciences, DCU
Dr. Dara Cannon, NUIG Faculty member
Dr. Niamh Murphy, Medical Advisor, Neuroscience, Novartis
Prof. Mani Ramaswami, Director TCIN&Research Professor of Neuroscience
Dr. Lee A Dawson, Vice President and Head of CNS, Astex Pharmaceuticals

5.15-6.15         Post-doctorate Session 2

6.30-7.45        Prize-Giving & Wine reception

8.00                  Wine reception & Social Event (Xico, 143 Lower Baggot St)