Plenary/Keynote Speakers

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    The World Within – Mechanisms and Consequences of Interactions of the Gut with Resident and Invading Microorganisms

    Barrett, Kim

    University of California, Davis, USA

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    A motor theory of sleep control

    Dan, Yang

    University of California, USA

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    Cognitive functions of the cerebellum

    De Zeeuw, Chris I.

    Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Netherlands

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    The Gravity of Exercise for a Mission to Mars

    Hargens, Alan

    University of California, USA

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    Lessons from yeast: autophagy as a cellular recycling system

    Ohsumi, Yoshinori Nobel Laureate Sponsored by the Physiological Society of Japan

    Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

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    AI-Powered Computational Cardiology

    Trayanowa, Natalia IUPS President Lecture

    Johns Hopkins University, USA

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    Non-canonical role of dopamine receptor D2 in the modulation of neuroinflammation

    Zhou, Jia-Wei T. P. Feng Lecture

    Institute of Neuroscience, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

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    The secret life of pericytes

    Betsholtz, Christer

    Karolinska Institutet, Sweden

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    Gas diffusion through membrane proteins

    Boron, Walter IUPS Wallace Fenn Lecture

    Case Western Reserve University, USA

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    Regulation of intestine development and homeostasis by niche factors

    Chen, Ye-Guang

    Tsinghua University, China

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    The Global Physiology Education Quiz Network: Engaging and Enjoying Physiology

    Cheng, Hwee Ming IUPS Teaching and Education Lecture

    Unversity of Malaya, Malaysia

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    How vertebrates regulate oxygen transport and consumption to survive oxygen lack

    Fago, Angela IUPS August Krogh Lecture

    Aarhus University, Denmark

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    Identifying novel genes that control secretion during T cell killing

    Griffiths, Gillian

    Cambridge University, UK

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    Forging causal links between neural circuit activity and behavior

    Häusser, Michael

    University College, UK

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    How the innate immune system regulates repair of an injured tissue

    Kubes, Paul J

    University of Calgary, Canada

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    Cellular signalling in the regulation of alveolar fluid homeostasis in the intact lung

    Kuebler, Wolfgang Supported by the German Physiological Society

    Charité, Universitaetsmedizin, Germany

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    Molecular and physiological insight of lipid droplet fusion and lipid storage

    Li, Peng

    Tsinghua University, China

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    Maintaining balance under pressure: how concerted transporter regulation achieves fluid and salt homeostasis

    McDonough, Alicia IUPS Robert Pitts Lecture

    University of Southern California, USA

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    Mitochondrial biology and human disease

    Mootha, Vamsi K

    Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA

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    Rescuing cerebral blood flow in small vessel disease of the brain

    Nelson, Mark

    University of Vermont, USA

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    Integrated molecular response in muscle during and after exercise

    Richter, Erik A.

    University of Copenhagen, Demark

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    Niche Regulation of Intestinal Stem Cell Function

    Samuelson, Linda

    University of Michigan, USA

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    Paleophysiology: How fossil bone foramina can measure metabolic intensity of extinct vertebrates and brain perfusion of human ancestors

    Seymour, Roger S IUPS Knut Schmidt-Nielsen Lecture

    The University of Adelaide, Australia

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    Neural circuits underlying social memory and its dysfunction in neuropsychiatric disease

    Siegelbaum, Steven

    Columbia University, USA

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    Translating patient-specific Physiome models of the respiratory system to clinical applications

    Tawhai, Merryn IUPS Physiome Lecture

    The University of Auckland, New Zealand

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    Hybrid Hormones against Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes: Discovery, Mechanism & Clinical Validation

    Tschöp, Matthias IUPS Ernst Knobil Lecture

    Technical University and Helmholtz Center, Germany

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    Multimodal Regulation of Metabolism and Aging by MG53

    Xiao, Ruiping

    Peking University, China

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    Neural networks for nociception and itch

    Zhang, Xu

    Shanghai Advanced Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China


Important Dates

1 September 2021

Early Bird Registration opens

1 September 2021

Call for Abstracts

1 September 2021

Virtual Travel Award Application opens

28 February 2022

Deadline for Abstract and Virtual Travel Award

28 February 2022

Deadline for Early Bird Registration

28 February 2022

Scientific Program is ready

15 April 2022

Deadline for Standard Registration

7-11 May 2022

IUPS Congress begins!