51st Annual Meeting of the International Society for Developmental Psychobiology

October 31 – November 2, 2018

Catamaran Resort Hotel & Spa, San Diego, CA USA

ISDP PERINATAL PRE-CONFERENCE SYMPOSIUM

ALL ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND

Wednesday, October 31, 1:15-4:30 p.m., Kon Tiki Ballroom, Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa, San Diego, USA

Topic: Perinatal research: The next generation

Senior perinatal scientists and their mentees will present their work as mentor-mentee pairs, focusing on the future of perinatal research and the next generation of international perinatal scientists.

Contact: Marion van den Heuvel, [email protected] or Bill Fifer, [email protected]

Program At A Glance

Program At a Glance ISDP 2018

SLEEP WITHIN A DEVELOPMENTAL CONTEXT: PREDICTORS AND CONSEQUENCES OF SLEEP DURING INFANCY, EARLY CHILDHOOD, ADOLESCENCE, AND THE TRANSITION TO PARENTHOOD, Symposium Chair: Diane Goldenberg, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA READ MORE/ABSTRACTS

Presenters:

  • Victoria J. Molfese and Dennis L. Molfese, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, USA
  • Lu Dong, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, USA
  • Diane Goldenberg, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
  • Douglas M. Teti, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA

Research Subjects: Humans

THE TWO SIDES OF EARLY LIFE ADVERSITY: VULNERABILITY VS OPPORTUNITY, Symposium Chair: Jee Hyun Kim, The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental He, Parkville, Australia; Co-Chair: Christina J. Perry, Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, Melbourne, Australia READ MORE/ABSTRACTS

Presenters:

  • Regina M. Sullivan, Emotional Brain Institute, Nathan Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research, Child Study Center, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, NYU School of Medicine, New York, USA
  • Quentin J. Pittman, Hotchkiss Brain Institute and Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Nim Tottenham, Sackler Institute for Developmental Psychobiology, Colombia University, New York, USA
  • Sreedharan Sajikumar, Department of Physiology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Christina Perry, K. Drummond, M. Waring and J. H. Kim, Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, Melbourne, Australia

Research Subjects: Other

YOUNG INVESTIGATOR SYMPOSIUM: EARLY LIFE STRESS EFFECTS ON EMOTIONAL LEARNING:MECHANISMS AND INTERVENTIONS FROM HUMAN AND ANIMAL MODELS, Symposium Chair: Maya Opendak, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York City, USA READ MORE/ABSTRACT

Presenters:

  • Dylan Gee, Yale University, New Haven, USA
  • Kevin Bath, Brown University, Providence, USA
  • Maya Opendak, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York City, USA

Research Subjects: Humans

SACKLER SYMPOSIUM: FROM ANIMALS TO HUMANS: UNDERSTANDING THE EFFECTS OF MATERNAL IMMUNE ACTIVATION ON THE DEVELOPING OFFSPRING BRAIN AND ASSOCIATED BEHAVIORS ACROSS THE LIFESPAN., Symposium Co-Chairs: Dustin Scheinost, Yale University, New Haven, USA and Marisa N. Spann, Columbia University Department of Psychiatry, New York, USA READ MORE & ABSTRACTS

Presenters:

  • Sarah E. Canetta, Columbia University Department of Psychiatry, New York, USA
  • Carina L. Block, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, USA
  • Jerod M. Rasmussen, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, USA
  • Dustin Scheinost, Yale University, New Haven, USA
  • Marisa N. Spann discussant, Columbia University Department of Psychiatry, New York, USA

Research Subjects: Other

ACQUIRING KNOWLEDGE: A MULTIMETHOD AND MULTISPECIES SYMPOSIUM ON LEARNING, Symposium Chair: Jennifer Silvers, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, USA READ MORE/ABSTRACTS

Presenters:

  • Dima Amso, Brown University, Providence, USA
  • Natalie Brito, New York University, New York City, USA
  • Bridget Callaghan, Columbia University, New York, USA
  • Jennifer Silvers, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, USA
  • Heidi Meyer, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York City, USA

Research Subjects: Other

Travel Awards

ISDP will provide numerous travel awards this year to assist with the cost of attending ISDP 2018!  The Travel Awards are meant to help defray the costs of attending the meeting but will not likely cover all the costs. Students and postdoctoral fellows who wish to be considered for a Travel Award are required to check the appropriate box when they submit their abstract via the ISDP webpage. Students and postdoctoral fellows must be members of ISDP to be eligible. For more information, please visit ISDP Awards.

Sponsors & Exhibitors

Thank you to all of our sponsors, who have generously supported ISDP Student & Postdoc Member Travel Awards as well as selected Symposium Speaker’s travel.  Funding for these awards was generously provided by the Sackler Institute for Developmental Psychobiology, Nurture Science Program Columbia University Medical Center, the National Institutes of Health Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, Wiley, Philips Neuro ans Salimetrics. Thanks to all our Exhibitors and Sponsors:

Countdown to Early Bird Registration Deadline: August 30, 2018

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ISDP 51st Annual Meeting

The next ISDP meeting will be held at the Catamaran Resort Hotel & Spa in San Diego, California, USA, October 31st – November 2, 2018, and we are pleased to invite you to participate. The meeting offers an ideal opportunity to present new findings and exchange ideas in all areas of Developmental Psychobiology.  In addition, this year’s meeting will be held as a satellite event immediately prior to the Society for Neuroscience 2018 conference, which provides you a more convenient way to attend both conferences!

Final Program for the 2017 meeting is available – Click here for PDF

Click here for Interactive ONLINE version

The Crown Jewel of Mission Bay

Group Room Rates: $179 for single/double occupancy, plus taxes
Deadline: September 30, 2018
Online Room Reservations: Click Here or call the hotel directly 1800 422-8386 and Identify yourself as being with the  International Society for Developmental Psychobiology ISDP.

A limited room block has been reserved at the Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa located on San Diego’s Mission Bay and across the street from the Pacific Beach shoreline, just 8 miles northwest of San Diego International Airport. The Polynesian-themed San Diego hotel, a member of the California Green Lodging Program, has 310 guest rooms and suites each with a private balcony or patio and complimentary WiFi Internet. The Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa has an outdoor pool and hot tub, fitness center, beach and the Catamaran Spa, San Diego’s only beachfront spa. Guests can rent paddleboards, sailboats, kayaks, surfboards, bicycles, and segways onsite. Address: 3999 Mission Boulevard San Diego, CA  92109  USA

Preliminary Program (coming soon)

To view the Final Program for the 2017 meeting Click here for PDF

Important Dates

April 1, 2018 Symposium Proposal Deadline
June 1, 2018 Award Application Deadline
June 1, 2018 Abstract Submission Deadline
August 30, 2018 Early Registration Deadline
October 1, 2018 Refund/Cancellation Deadline
October 1, 2018 Hotel Reservation Deadline
October 31 – November 3, 2018 ISDP Annual Meeting Date

Abstract Submission

Abstract Submissions for presentation at the 2018 ISDP Annual Meeting will be accepted through June 1, 2018.  View the Call for Abstracts for more information and complete your submission.  NOTE: Posters may be a maximum of 4 foot wide by 4 foot tall.