30 th Annual Barrels Meeting

2017 Barrels Meeting

We invite all attendees to present a short talk or poster. Those wishing to give platform presentations must register by September 1st. Acceptance of the talk will be communicated by September 30th.

Invited Speakers

Orofacial Sensing and Circuitry

Martin Deschênes, Laval University

Daniel O'Connor, Johns Hopkins University

Fan Wang, Duke University

Kevin Yackle, UC San Francisco

Moderated by David Kleinfeld, UC San Diego

Corical GABAergic Interneurons: New Insights into Classification and Function

Hillel Adesnik, UC Berkeley

Xiaolong Jiang, Baylor College of Medicine

Alvar Prönneke, University of Göttingen

Bernardo Rudy, New York University

Role of Rapid 'Inhibitory' Dynamics in Perception and Motivation

Yeka Aponte, NIDA

Christopher Deister, Brown University

Kate Hong, Columbia University

Shankar Sachidhanandam, University of Bern

Moderated by Chirsotpher Moore, Brown University



Glass Pavilion, Johns Hopkins University (Homewood Campus), Baltimore, MD


Inn at the Colonnade - Book by October 9th and mention "Barrels" to receive block rate of $139/night.


Register by August 15th for a discounted registration fee.

Register now at regonline.come/barrels30

For more information please contact Randy Bruno at randybruno@columbia.edu

Organizing Committee

  • Joshua Brumberg, The Graduate Center, CUNY
  • Solange Brown, John Hopkins University
  • Randy Bruno, Columbia University
  • David Kleinfeld, University of California, San Diego
  • Daniel O’Connor, Johns Hopkins University
  • Robert Sachdev, Humboldt University
  • Jochen Staiger, University of Göttingen
  • Mary Ann Wilson, Johns Hopkins University