Genes, Brain & Behavior 12th Annual Meeting Information  

There are 3 steps to register for the conference:

1. Registration 

2. Abstract Submission Deadline March 1, 2010

3. Housing


Travel Awards are available for students, postdoctoral fellows and junior faculty.  Please click here for additional information.


Registration Costs


  Before March 1
After March 1
On Site
Member 250 275 300
Student Member 125 140 150
Non-member 450 475 500
Student Non-member 240 280 300


Registration Includes: opening reception, access to the meeting, coffee breaks, lunches, and conference dinner


BECOME A MEMBER TODAY!  The registration fee for a non-member is more than the cost of a membership plus meeting registration.  To qualify for member rates your 2010 membership dues must be paid, click here to become a member!  



Keynote lecture 1: Dr. Mary-Anne Enoch, "A multi-directional approach to the detection of genetic risk for

                                                               alcohol dependence."

Keynote lecture 2: Dr. Ann-Shyn Chiang, "Neural circuitry governing CO2 avoidance behaviour in Drosophila."


Young Investigator Award Lecture: Dr. Hiroki Ishiguro (Yamanashi University, Japan)

IBANGS Distinguished Scientist Award Lecture: Dr. Tamara Phillips (Oregon Health & Science University,



"Final" Schedule for IBANGS 2010 Meeting in Halifax 

Click on day to see program (as of March 19, 2010).

Tuesday 11 May 2010 Early arrivals
Wednesday 12 May 2010 Two pre-conference workshops/ Regular arrivals/ Public Lecture/ Welcome Reception
Thursday 13 May 2010 IBANGS Day 1
Friday 14 May 2010 IBANGS Day 2, executive meeting, general business meeting, afternoon poster session
Saturday 15 May 2010 IBANGS Day 3, half-day off
Sunday 16 May 2010 IBANGS Day 4, Banquet at night
Monday 17 May 2010 Departures



Meeting organizer: Richard Brown [rebrown [at]]



Pictures of Halifax can be found here and here.




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Halifax Weather (The Weather Network)

Halifax Regional Municipality Visitor Information

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Nova Scotia Museums

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