Programme

Wednesday, 13 December

9.00 Registration

9.45 Welcome and opening remarks
David Eisner, University of Manchester, UK
President, The Physiological Society

10.00 The impact of AI on Systems Biology
Jackie Hunter, CEO, Benevolent Bio, UK

10.45 Oral communication 1
11.00 Oral communication 2

11.15 Refreshments

11.45 Oral communication 3
12.00 Oral communication 4
12.15 Oral communication 5
12.30 Oral communication 6

12.45 Lunch and facilitated networking

13.30 WORKSHOP: Grant writing

14.15 Oral communication 7
14.30 Oral communication 8
14.45 Oral communication 9
15.00 Oral communication 10

15.15 Refreshments

15.45 The developing heart: still so much to learn
Deborah Henderson, Newcastle University, UK

16.30 Oral communication 11
16.45 Oral communication 12
17.00 Oral communication 13
17.15 Oral communication 14

17.30 Poster communication session

19.00 End of day one

19.30 Conference dinner

Thursday, 14 December

9.00 Registration

9.30 As old as my tongue and a little older than my teeth– the role of homeostasis in ageing and frailty
James Brown, Aston University, UK

10.15 Oral communication 15
10.30 Oral communication 16

10.45 Refreshments

11.15 Jenny Regan, University of Edinburgh, UK

12.00 PANEL DISCUSSION: Career progression

12.30 Lunch and facilitated networking

13.15 WORKSHOP: Publishing for beginners
Sally Howells, Publisher & Managing Editor of The Journal of Physiology and Experimental Physiology, UK

14.00 Refreshments

14.15 Is the auditory mechanoelectrical transducer channel required for more than just transducing sound?
Laura Corns, University of Sheffield

15.00 Oral communication 17
15.15 Oral communication 18
15.30 Oral communication 19
15.45 Oral communication 20

16.00 Refreshments

16.15 Muscles and mentors: pursuing a career in the physiological sciences
Jamie McPhee, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK

17.00 End of conference