Scientific Program

The Local Organizing Committee of the International Congress of Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry 2019 is actively working to organize an exciting meeting in Ottawa!


PLENARY TALKS               

(Abstracts can be found HERE)

Torpor during development and after fire: implications for the evolution of mammalian endothermy and the survival of catastrophic events
Fritz Geiser1, Clare Stawski1,2, Chris B. Wacker1, Julia Nowack1,3
1 University of New England, Australia, 2 Norwegian University of Science & Technology, Norway, 3 John Moores University, UK
The heart of the world’s oldest vertebrate, the Greenland shark
Holly Shiels
University of Manchester, UK
Inter-individual variation as a window into physiological mechanisms and their evolution
Patricia Schulte
University of British Columbia, Canada
Naked mole-rats: Blind, naked, and feeling no pain
Thomas Park
University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Straighten up and fly right: Physiological mechanisms for long-distance dispersal in flies
Michael Dickinson
California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, USA




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