2016 Neurobiology of Stress Workshop

April 12-15, 2016

University of California-Irvine and the Conte Center @ UCI

Newport Beach, California

The conference is generously supported in part by:

  • UCI Office of Research
  • Chapman University
  • National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • Elsevier Ltd. (Neurobiology of Stress)
  • Prior Neurobiology of Stress Workshops
  • Eppendorf North America
  • Taylor & Francis Publishing Group (Stress)
  • University of California Department of Neurobiology and Behavior

The 2016 Neurobiology of Stress conference took place on April 12-15, 2016 in sunny Southern California. The meeting, supported in part by the University of California-Irvine, had close to 200 participants and was a great success. The complete program and abstract is now available here. The next meeting in the series will be in 2018 in Banff/Calgary. Stay tuned!!

Some of the highlights of this year's event include:

  • Two evenings of posters (by the pool) - optimal networking opportunities
  • National and international speakers - Topics include:
    • Endocannabinoids and Stress
    • The Gut Microbiome
    • Epigenetics, non-coding RNAs and other novel mechanisms in Stress
    • Novel neuropeptides in stress mechanisms
  • Roundtable discussion on approaches to early life-stress
  • . . . and much more

Meeting Program

The Organizing Committee developed an exciting and innovative program. There were two vibrant poster sessions and ample time for discussions, as well as sessions of interest to trainees and junior investigators. Our apologies to those participating scholars whose abstracts were mistakenly excluded from the Program booklet.

Download Final Meeting Program »

Abstract Submissions

Apply for a Travel Award

Update: All abstracts have been accepted.

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Conference registration is now closed.

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