44th Annual Meeting of the Assocation for Chemoreception Sciences
April 20-23, 2022
Bonita Springs, FL

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Wednesday, April 19, 2023


9:00 - 4:00 PMCalusa EFGH
A Celebration of Gordon M Shepherd, M.D., D.Phil.

Chair(s): Charles Greer, Stuart Firestein, Minghong Ma
12:00 - 4:00 PMGreat Egret
AChemS Executive Committee Meeting (Invite Only)

4:00 - 4:30 PMCalusa ABC
Pyrfume Code-fest Orientation

Pyrfume (https://pyrfume.org/) is a project to make olfactory datasets easy to find, access, and use in combination with other datasets and tools. At the pyrfume codefest, we will provide starter code, orient you to the available datasets, and provide a team of peer teachers as support. We welcome both brand-new coders and more practiced coders!


4:30 - 5:00 PMCalusa Terrace
Diversity Fellowship Meet and Greet

5:00 - 6:00 PMCalusa EFGH
AChemS Welcome/Awards Ceremony

6:00 - 7:00 PMCalusa EFGH
Keynote Lecture Sponsored By ADM

6:00
Honey--A Phytochemical Cornucopia For Bees And People
May Berenbaum
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

7:00 - 9:00 PMWaterfall Pool Deck
Welcome Banquet



Thursday, April 20, 2023


7:30 - 10:00 AMEstero Foyer
Continental Breakfast

8:00 - 11:00 AMEstero Ballroom
Poster Session I

8:30 - 10:30 AMCalusa EFGH
Learning and memory in the chemical senses

Chair(s): Kathrin Ohla and Qi Yuan
10:30 - 10:45 AMCalusa Foyer
Coffee Break

10:40 - 12:00 PMCalusa ABC
STANDING ON THE SHOULDER OF GIANTS, A TRIBUTE SYMPOSIUM

Chair(s): Claire Murphy
12:00 - 1:00 PMLunch On Own
Lunch Break

12:00 - 1:30 PMPine
Chemical Senses Editorial Board Meeting (Invite Only)

12:30 - 1:30 PMCalusa ABC
Barry Davis NIH Funding Workshop

This workshop will include an overview of research, training, and funding opportunities for graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and early stage investigators. The discussion will provide practical information on how grant applications are processed within NIH/NIDCD, including Institute and study section assignments, the peer review process, Advisory Council activities, pay lines, and the roles of program and review staff.


Chair(s): Alberto Rivera-Rentas
1:30 - 3:00 PMCalusa ABC
Demystifying the BRAIN InitiativeĀ® Program: Guidance to Potential NIDCD Applicants

The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), one of 10 Institutes and Centers at the National Institutes of Health that make up the NIH BRAIN Initiative, is organizing a workshop to share information about the NIH BRAIN initiative program, provide an overview of various funding opportunities, and provide guidance to potential NIDCD applicants. The workshop will feature presentations from the NIH BRAIN initiative Director and NIDCD staff as well as several BRAIN initiative awardees in the chemical senses space. The presentations will be followed by a Q&A session.


Chair(s): Merav Sabri
3:30 - 5:00 PMCalusa ABC
Journal Club

4:00 - 5:00 PMGreat Egret
Meet the Editors

5:00 - 5:45 PMGreat Egret
Pyrfume Code-fest Presentations

7:00 - 7:30 PMGreat Egret
Data Blitz

7:30 - 10:30 PMEstero Ballroom
Poster Session II

8:00 - 10:00 PMCalusa EFGH
Polak Award Lectures

Chair(s): Emily Liman and Robert Datta



Friday, April 21, 2023


7:30 - 10:00 AMEstero Foyer
Continental Breakfast

8:00 - 11:00 AMEstero Ballroom
Poster Session III

9:00 - 10:15 AMCalusa EFGH
Oral Session (Taste)

10:15 - 10:30 AMCalusa Foyer
Coffee Break

10:30 - 12:30 PMCalusa EFGH
Carrying taste information to the brain: development, adult plasticity, connectivity and modulation

Chair(s): Nirupa Chaudhari and Robin Krimm
10:30 - 12:30 PMCalusa ABC
Advanced techniques for high-resolution functional MRI and EEG recording in the olfactory bulb and associated olfactory regions in the brain

Chair(s): Jun Hua
12:30 - 1:30 PMCalusa EFGH
Business Meeting

Get involved! Join us for reports from the society leadership on the state of the association All members are welcome and encouraged to attend.


1:30 - 7:00 PMLunch On Own
Free time

7:00 - 7:30 PMGreat Egret
Data Blitz

7:30 - 10:30 PMEstero Ballroom
Poster Session IV

8:00 - 10:00 PMCalusa EFGH
Career Award Lectures

Chair(s): Paul Breslin



Saturday, April 22, 2023


7:30 - 10:00 AMEstero Foyer
Continental Breakfast

8:00 - 11:00 AMEstero Ballroom
Poster Session V

9:00 - 10:15 AMCalusa EFGH
Oral Session (Smell)

10:15 - 10:30 AMCalusa Foyer
Coffee Break

10:30 - 12:30 PMCalusa EFGH
Physiology of extraoral taste receptors

Chair(s): Masha Niv
10:30 - 12:30 PMCalusa ABC
Odor driven processing across distributed neural circuits

Chair(s): Renee Hartig and Wolfgang Kelsch
12:30 - 1:30 PMLunch On Own
Lunch Break

1:30 - 3:30 PMCalusa EFGH
Industry Symposium

1:30 - 3:30 PMCalusa ABC
AGE-RELATED CHEMOSENSORY DYSFUNCTION

Chair(s): Caroline Huart
3:30 - 5:00 PMCalusa EFGH
DEIB Lecture

5:00 - 6:15 PMCalusa Terrace
Mentoring & Career Networking Social

7:30 - 9:30 PMCalusa EFGH
Presidential Symposium: Odor-Guided Behavior in Natural Environments

Chair(s): Danielle Reed
9:30 - 12:00 AMMangroves & Belvedere
Dance Party