Forefront of Neuroscience: Development, Plasticity and Function of Neural Circuits 

Suzhou, China 
May 16- 20, 2022  

Abstract deadline: March 4, 2022

Organized by:


Bo Li, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Joseph Gleeson, UC San Diego School of Medicine

Yukiko Goda, RIKEN Center for Brain Science

Song-Hai Shi, Tsinghua University

We are pleased to announce the Cold Spring Harbor Asia conference on 

Forefront of Neuroscience: Development, Plasticity and Function of Neural Circuits which will be held in Suzhou, China, located approximately 60 miles west of Shanghai. The conference will begin at 7:00pm on the evening of Monday May 16, and will conclude after lunch on Friday May 20, 2022.

The conference will include eight oral sessions and one poster session covering the latest findings across many topics in Neuroscience. Many talks will be selected from the openly submitted abstracts on the basis of scientific merit and relevance. Social events throughout the conference provide ample opportunity for informal interactions.

Major Topics:

1. Stem Cells & Brain Development

2. Neuronal Cell Biology and Circuit Assembly

3. Sensory System & Perception

4. Higher Order Brain Function & Behavior

5. Disease Models & Mechanisms

6. Technological Innovations


Keynote Speakers:


Invited Speakers:

We encourage abstracts to contain new and unpublished materials. The abstracts must be submitted electronically by the abstract deadline. Selection of material for oral and poster presentation will be made by the organizers. Status (fellow's talk/poster) of abstracts will be posted on our web site as soon as decisions have been made by the organizers. 

We are eager to have as many young people as possible attend since they are likely to benefit most from this meeting. A certain number of presentations by graduate students and postdocs in this conference will be selected as fellowship (USD $100-$500) awards. For more details, please visit  

We look forward to seeing you at Suzhou in May, 2022.


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