Plenary and Symposium Details

NASCE 2023

Tentative schedule for NASCE2023 is now available!!!

The next biennial meeting of NASCE will be held in Querétaro, Mexico, from May 28 to June 1, 2023.  A pamphlet with more details on the venue for NASCE2023 can be found here.

Below is a list of our plenary speakers and accepted symposia for NASCE2023. We look forward to meeting you all in Querétaro in 2023!

NASCE2023 Plenary Speakers 

NASCE2023 Accepted Symposia 

  1. State-of-the-art in invertebrate comparative endocrinology
    Organizer/Chair(s): Jean-Paul Paluzzi (York University, Canada) and Meet Zandawala (University of Würzburg, Germany)
  2. Development of sex in animals
    Organizer/Chair(s): Chun Peng (York University, Canada) and Yong Zhu (East Carolina University, USA)
  3. Endocrinological changes induced by feeding
    Organizer/Chair(s): Ian Orchard and Angela Lange (University of Toronto Mississauga, Canada)
  4. Emerging topics in comparative endocrinology
    Organizer/Chair(s): Chris Martyniuk (University of Florida, USA)
  5. Thyroid hormone and vertebrate development
    Organizer/Chair(s): Yun-bo Shi (NICHD, NIH, USA)
  6. Comparative endocrinology of osmoregulation
    Organizer/Chair(s): Jason P. Breves (Skidmore College, USA) and Stephen D. McCormick (U.S. Geological Survey, USA)
  7. Growth hormones: from physiological roles to clinical science
    Organizer/Chair(s): Farwa Sajadi (York University, Canada) and Santiago Pech-Pool (Neurobiology Institute in Querétaro, Mexico)
  8. Epigenetics & hormonal systems
    Organizer/Chair(s): Jan. A. Mennigen (University of Ottawa, Canada)
  9. Role of the endocrine system in ecological tradeoffs
    Organizer/Chair(s): James Carr and Breanna Harris (Texas Tech University, USA)
  10. Insulin/Insulin-like growth factor peptides
    Organizer/Chair(s): Cunming Duan (University of Michigan, USA)
  11. Regulation of salinity tolerance in amphibians
    Organizer/Chair(s): Dan Buchholz (University of Cincinnati, USA) and Erica Crespi (Washington State University)
  12. Innovations in environmental ecotoxicology
     Caren Helbing (University of Victoria, Canada)
  13. Nothing to stress about: Endocrine and oxidative responses to diet
    Organizer/Chair(s): Pierre Deviche and Karen Sweazea (Arizona State University, USA)
  14. Estrogenic, Androgenic, Thyroidal, and Steroid biosynthetic (EATS) and non-EATS Research Advancements and Testing
    Organizer/Chair(s): Vicki Marlatt and Valerie Langlois (Simon Fraser University and Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique, Canada)
  15. Novel neuropeptides: are there common features of vertebrate and invertebrate systems?
    Organizer/Chair(s): Vance Trudeau (University of Ottawa, Canada)
  16. Trends in the evolution of hormone receptors
    Organizer/Chair(s): Bob Dores (University of Denver, USA)
  17. Neuropeptide evolution in invertebrates
    Organizer/Chair(s): Andreas Heyland (University of Guelph, Canada)
  18. Hormones, Behavior, and Reproduction
    Organizer/Chair(s): Rebeca Corona and Maricela Luna (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico, Mexico)
  19. Hormonal control of gonadal development: from biological sex to reproduction
    Organizer/Chair(s): Juan I Fernandino (Instituto Tecnológico de Chascomús, Argentina) and Diana Castaneda-Cortes (Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique, Canada)
  20. Hormonal control of regeneration in vertebrates
    Organizer/Chair(s): José Àvila Medoza (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico, Mexico)