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human CHEMOSENSATION 2018 - the lab meeting

Smell and Taste Doppelbild The meeting is going to take place in Dresden, Germany. It will begin on Thursday afternoon, February 22 nd , and end on Saturday afternoon, February 24 th , of 2018 .

Where: Lecture hall (“Hörsaal”) at the DINZ (house #19) , Fetscherstrasse 74, 01307 Dresden, Germany

Registration deadline: 10 th of February 2018

Contact: Thomas Hummel, M.D.,

About | Location | Fee / Registration | Deadline | Travel awards | Participants | Program | Program and Abstracts | Support | Scientific Board | Getting here | City | Hotels

About

to come

Continuing medical education: Each day of the meeting will get you 22 points, Category A. CME-Logo

Location

Lecture Hall (“Hörsaal”) at the DINZ, Fetscherstrasse 74, D-01307 Dresden

Location through Google Maps: Coordinates 51.058192, 13.781396

It will be organised through the Smell & Taste Clinic of the Department of Otorhinolaryngology of the University of Dresden Medical School, Fetscherstrasse 74, 01307 Dresden, Germany, phone +49-351-458-4189.

The meeting is organized by the Smell & Taste Clinic of the Department of Otorhinolaryngology of the TU Dresden, Fetscherstrasse 74, 01307 Dresden, Germany; phone +49-351-458-4189

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Fee / Registration

Fee for participation is 50 Euro, for people with an industrial background it is 300 Euro; students pay 20 Euro. Accompanying persons who would like to participate in the dinners pay 30 euro per dinner. The fee should preferably be paid by CreditCard or bank transfer.

Credit Card payment:

Last name, first name (as written on card)

Card Type (VISA or MASTERCARD)

Credit card number

Expiration date

Conference fee

Email for possible inquiry

Money transfer - please send the money to the following account:

Within Germany:

Carl Gustav Carus Management GmbH

Important: Please indicate as purpose of the payment “CHEMOSENSATION” plus your name

Bank: Deutsche Kreditbank AG

BLZ: 120 300 00

Account number: 11 248 333

From outside of Germany:

Receiver: Carl Gustav Carus Management GmbH

Important: Please indicate as purpose of the payment “CHEMOSENSATION” plus your name

IBAN:    DE 71 1203 0000 0011 248 333

BIC:    BYLADEM 1001

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Deadline

Deadline for registration is the 10 th of February 2018 . Please send an informal application including an abstract to Thomas Hummel . Please indicate whether you would prefer an oral or a poster presentation.

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Travel awards

The European Chemoreception Organisation (ECRO) generously provides travel awards to students or researchers who would like to attend scientific meetings. Applicants are asked, among others, to send a CV, bibliography, accompanying letter and a letter of recommendation from the head of their institution to Dr. Didier Trotier ( Didier.Trotier.ecrogs@gmail.com ), general Secretary of ECRO.

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Poster prize

The best poster will receive a prize of 100 Euro. The awardee will be determined through the Scientific Board. The prize will be announced at the end of the meeting.

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Participants and their respective lab members

Participants include:

Jan Havlicek
Charlotte Sinding
Moustafa Bensafi
Ilona Croy
Valentin Schriever
Noam Sobel
Maria Larsson
Monique Smeets
Charlotte Sinding
Thierry Thomas-Danguin
Alexander Fjaeldstaedt
Bettina Pause
Agnieszka Sorokowska
Johannes Frasnelli
Christian Margot
Wolfgang Georgsdorf
Arne Moeller

Keynote lectures by

Klaus R. Scherer (Geneva, Switzerland): Olfaction and Emotion

Barry Smith (London, UK): Multisensory Perception of Flavour

Jorn Lotsch (Frankfurt/M, Germany): Machine learning in human olfactory research

Stuart Firestein (New York, USA) - Olfactory perception

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Program

Thursday, 22 nd of February 2018

14:00 Welcome
14:15 Chair: Katie Whitcroft
14:15 Sinding, Charlotte Brain mechanisms of flavor perception
14:30 Cavazzana, Ananchiara Social choices: Follow one’s nose or one’s eyes? It’s a matter of age
14:45 Oleszkiewicz, Anna Project presentation: Compensation of sensory function in deaf, blind, anosmic people
15:00 Fournel, Arnaud Mental representation of smells in experts
15:15 Rottstädt, Fabian Pre-aging of the olfactory bulb in major depression with high comorbidity
15:30 Croy, Ilona Olfaction as a predictor for mental health?
15:45 Break
16:30 Chair: Alexander Fjaeldstad
16:30 Smith, Barry Smell and consciousness
17:15 Loos, Helene Human milk odour and its perception by the neonate: an example of aroma chemistry meeting ethology
17:30 Sieksmayer, Jan Olfactory context in episodic memory formation
17:45 Shushan, Sagit Congenital anosmics modify sniffing in accordance to odor content
18:00-20:00 Pretzels, pizza, leberkäs, beer, wine, soda

Friday, 23 rd of February 2018

9:00 Chair: Christian Margot
9:00 Sobel, Noam Altered Olfaction in Recurrent Spontaneous Miscarriage: Is there a Human Bruce Effect?
9:30 Chair: Ilona Croy
9:30 Walter, Sophie Idiopathic smell and taste disorders as predictors for    the occurrence of Parkinson‘s Disease
9:45 Lecuyer, Fanny Evaluation of the olfactory system within the first 24 hours after a mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI)
10:00 Han, Pengfei Neural processing when reading odor-associated words: an fMRI study in patients with olfactory loss
10:15 Frasnelli, Johannes Effects of olfactory training in normosmia

10:30

Gorodisky, Lior Congenital anosmic subjects sample the world less frequently as compared to normosmics
10:45 Whitcroft, Katie Position Paper on Olfactory Dysfunction
11:00 Break

11:45

Chair: Monique Smeets
11:45 Zakrzewska, Marta An overprotective nose? When implicit prejudice is related to individual differences in body odour disgust sensitivit
12:00 Margot, Christian Odorous androstenes: why not androstenol?

12:30

Chair: Maria Larsson
12:30 Open Discussion I (1) Katie Whitcroft: olfactory science network;

(2) Charlotte Sinding: European olfactory neuroscience education

(3) Monique Smeets: Demystifying human pheromone communication: setting the scientific roadmap for 2030

(4) Other, e.g., potential for research collaboration

14:00

Break
15:00 Poster session: Mohebbi, Schäfer, Hummel, Sorokowska, Kärnekull, Schwambergerova, Kapicova, Roche, Tremblay, Masala, Würfel, Schreiner, Donner, Schriever, Georgsdorf

16:30

Chair: Jan Havlicek
16:30 Scherer, Klaus Olfaction and emotion
17:15 Chair: Charlotte Sinding

17:15

Lübke, Katrin Empathic Cognitions Affected by Undetectable Social   Chemosignals
17:30 Herrmann, Franziska Trigeminal activation and EEG source localization in     migraine patients
17:45 Rochor, Nora Sniffin' away the feeding tube - The influence of olfactory stimulation on oral food intake in newborns and premature infants
18:00 Gellrich, Janine Olfactory function in newborns - an EEG-based study

The dinner will take place on Friday evening at the Main Loge of the Dresden Free Masons  – it will be open at 19:30, dinner will start at around 20:00h.

Address : Tolkewitzer Straße 49, 01309 Dresden (shortest walking distance about 3.1 km ~ 40 min; alternatively nice stroll along the Elbe river, 4,9 km, ~ 60 min – see map)

To get there by tram: take either tram # 6 or 12 (2.20 Euro single trip), towards Niedersedlitz or Gustav-Freitag Strasse , respectively Then exit at Heinrich Schütz Strasse, which is the 6 th stop after the Augsburgerstrasse.

Saturday, 23 rd of February 2018

9:00

Chair: Johannes Frasnelli

9:00

Lötsch, Jörn Machine learning in human olfactory research

09:45

Guducu, Cagdas New ways to analyze electrophysiological studies in the chemical senses
10:00 Mantel, Marylou The contribution of the orbito-frontal cortex in the mental representation of odors

10:15

Fjaeldstad, Alexander Structural olfactory connectivity networks: durable insights to central olfactory processing?

10:30

Break

11:00

Chair: Charlotte Sinding
11:00 Firestein, Stuart Molecular and cognitive aspects of olfaction

11:45

Niklassen, Andreas A new sensitive gustatory test method

12:00

Stankovic, Jelena Pilot study – food neophobia amongst healthy Danish   adolescents

12:15

Hald, Mathias Food preferences among Danish adolescents

12:30

Chair:  Thomas Hummel

12:30

Open Discussion II
13:00 Break

13:30

Chair: Valentin Schriever
13:30 Zaranek, Laura Smell training in children with migraine
13:45 Fialova, Jitka Can you smell the winner? The effect of competition on human body odour

14:00

Blum, Tobias The more, the merrier? What Social Network Size does and doesn't have to do with Happiness and Odour Discrimination

14:15

Sparing-Paschke, Lisa The influence of cognitive and psychological parameters on olfactory assessment in children
14:30 Sorkowska, Agnieszka A meta-analysis on olfactory function in blindness

Poster session

Mohebbat Mohebbi

The effect of umami training in tasters and non-tasters - a fMRI study

Elena Schäfer

Smell, Space and Emotion: research on olfactory media

Thomas Hummel

Olfactory training changes electrophysiological responses at the level of the olfactory epithelium

Agnieszka Sorokowska

Food sharing

Stina Cornell Kärnekull

Effects of blindness on olfactory and auditory memory

Dagmar Schwambergova

Association between effectiveness of immune system and quality of human body odour

Lucie Kapicova

Influence of paternal  body odour on female mate choice

Alice Roche

How to predict the odor profile of complex odor mixtures from their chemical composition?

Cecilia Tremblay

Central and peripheral electrophysiological response to trigeminal stimuli in Parkinson’s disease
Carla Masala Correlation among olfactory dysfunction, apathy and   fatigue in patients with Parkinson's Disease
Helene Würfel Odor thresholds with mixtures
Linda Schreiner Investigations on the smell of wood
Laura Donner "Smells like teen spirit" - the impact of body odor on bonding over the course of life: a developmental and neuropsychological approach
Valentin Schriever The U-Sniff odor identification test for children
Wolfgang Georgsdorf Precisely controlled high-frequency scent sequences in cinema-like environments for collective experience of larger audiences
Alexander Fjaeldstad Chemosensory sensitivity is not static: Effects of coffee on gustatory and olfactory sensitivity
Susanne Menzel Olfactory change detection
Jan Vodicka Results of smell evaluation using respiratory olfactometer

Download Program/Abstracts


Dinner

On the 22nd after the lectures and dicussions there will be an open reception close to the lecture hall, with simple foods ( Leberkaese , Pretzels, Fruits, Pizza) and drinks (beer, wine, soda).


The dinner will take place on Friday evening at the Main Loge of the Dresden Free Masons – it will be open at 19:30, dinner will start at around 20:00h. For special requirements please ask.

Address: Tolkewitzer Straße 49, 01309 Dresden

To get there: It would probably be best to take the tram either number 6 or 12, towards the bridge "Blue Wonder" (Loschwitzer Brücke). Then exit at Heinrich Schütz Strasse, which is the 6 th stop after the Augsburgerstrasse. Alternatively, you could also walk (33 min) .


We will have an alcohol restriction in place meaning that the welcome drink plus the first alcoholic drink are free; for all other alcoholic beverages people have to pay for themselves.



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Support

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Scientific Board

The scientific board consists of the following people:

Antje Haehner, Dresden

Moustafa Bensafi, Lyon

Katie Whitcroft, London

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How to get to the conference site?

Lecture Hall (“Hörsaal”) at the DINZ, Fetscherstrasse 74, D-01307 Dresden

Location through Google Maps : Coordinates 51.058192, 13.781396

from the Airport:

From the Airport, please take the train S2 (every 30 min) to the train station Bahnhof-Neustadt. Then take the tram no. 6, direction Niedersedlitz, to the station Blasewitzer Strasse / Fetscherstrasse. Cross the street and walk along the Blasewitzer Strasse until the next intersection with Augsburger Strasse (about 200 m) which brings you to the gate of the clinic area. Please continue to walk for another 400 m or so, then the DINZ (house #19) is on the right.

by train

From the main train station Hauptbahnhof please take the tram no. 10 from Hauptbahnhof Nord, direction Striessen, to the station Fetscherplatz. Then take the tram no. 12, direction Striessen, to the station Augsburger Strasse/Universitätsklinik. Cross the street and walk along the street Augsburger Strasse till you come after 50 m to the gate of the clinic area. Please continue to walk for another 400 m or so, then the DINZ (house #19) is on the right.


From the train station Bahnhof Neustadt take the tram no. 6, direction Niedersedlitz, to the station Blasewitzer Strasse / Fetscherstrasse. Cross the street and walk along the Blasewitzer Strasse until the next intersection with Augsburger Strasse (about 200 m), take a left on Augsburger Strasse  till you come after 50 m to the gate of the clinic area. Please continue to walk for another 400 m or so, then the DINZ (house #19) is on the right.

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What to see?

a tour through Dresden
City of Dresden homepage
Dresden and Saxony (Dresden is the state capitol of Saxony!)

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Where to stay?

prices are estimates

Category A (*****)

Hotel Bülow Residenz

Single: 170 €

city center

Kempinski Hotel

please ask

city center

Gewandhaus Hotel

please ask

city center

Other

Dorint Hotel Dresden

Single: 100-111 €

city center

Dresden Hilton

please ask

city center

Holiday Inn Hotel

90-105 €

city center

Hotel Elbflorenz Dresden

Single: 105-125€

city center

Schloß Eckberg

Single: 85 €

my favorite hotel in Dresden
(says Thomas Hummel)

The Westin Bellevue Dresden

Single: 140 €

city center

Hotel am Blauen Wunder

Single: 78-98 €

1.5 km toconference venue

Hotel Smetana

Single: 70 €

3 km to conference venue

ibis Hotel Bastei, Königstein, Lilienstein

56-95 €

city center

Hotel Martha Hospiz

Approx. 80 €

Hotel Artushof

Approx. 60 € up

800 m to conference venue
(nice place - says Thomas Hummel)

Villa Freisleben

Single: from 60 € up

800 m to conference venue
(very nice place - says Thomas Hummel)

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