Albert Aguayo Lecture


Montreal Neurological Institute Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, 3801 rue University, Montreal, QC, H3A 2B4, CA

The 9th Annual Albert Aguayo Lecture is scheduled for May 30, 2018. The lecture entitled ‘Molecular Mechanics of the Transduction Apparatus of Inner Ear Hair Cells’ will take place in the Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre beginning at 4:00 pm. This important lecture will be given by Professor David P. Corey, Bertarelli Professor of Translational Medical Science, Investigator of Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Department of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School A reception will follow.

We hope that you will join us for this annual lecture honouring Dr. Albert Aguayo, OC, FRCP, Professor Emeritus  founder and former Director of the Centre for the Research in Neuroscience at McGill University. He is a former President  of the Society for Neurosciences and the Canadian Association of Neuroscience. Dr. Aguayo also held the positions of Secretary General and President of the International Brain Research Organization ( IBRO) and  been a member of many international advisory committees and editorial boards. He holds honorary degrees from the Universities of Lund (Sweden), Cordoba ( Argentina) and Queen’s and Dalhousie in Canada. Albert Aguayo’s scientific contributions concerned the regenerative capacity of the adult  mammalian central  nervous system.