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Olfaction & Pheromones will be showcased in Paris in November 4-5, 2010

Date

29/06/2010

Olfaction & Issues 2010:

Modulation of Physiological Responses 

Paris, France, 4th-5th November 2010

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SYMPOSIUM on

PHEROMONES

Scientific Credibility & Practical Applications in Humans

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WORKSHOP:

UMAMI TRENDS & OLFACTION:

OPPORTUNITIES & PERSPECTIVES  OF THE 5th SENSE FOR THE FLAVOR INDUSTRIES

 

It is a great pleasure to invite you to attend Olfaction & Issues 2010, which will be held in Paris in November 4-5, 2010.

 

Why organizing a conference on olfaction?

Breakthroughs are more and more numerous each year. That’s why it’s interesting to focus on potential applications for these advances. Olfaction could be one of these applications. Today, this sense begins to interest industrials and scientists.

Many breakthroughs have helped to understand olfactory mechanisms and physiological and psychological responses. The efficacy of human sense of smell, very complex and quite unknown mechanism, has been studied since few years and has enabled to discover amazing effects. The opportunities in the market are now becoming very hopeful.

For the treatment of obesity, olfactory gastric receptors have been identified as satiety modulators. May olfaction have an effect for other applications as stress, ageing or addiction?

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Among speakers already confirmed:

Dr V. Matarazzo, Neurobiology and Neurophysiology Research Center, Marseille, France

Pr T. Jacob, School of Biosciences, Cardiff University, UK

Pr M. Gratzl, Prof. of Anatomy and Biochemistry, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany

Pr E.T. Rolls, Oxford Centre for Computational Neuroscience, University of Oxford, UK

Dr B. Palouzier-Paulignan, Université Claude Bernard Lyon1, France

Pr A. Welge-Lüssen, University of Basel, Switzerland

Pr B. Pause, University of Dusseldorf, Germany

Dr M. Bensafi, CNRS Neurosciences Sensorielles, Comportement, Cognition, Lyon, France

Pr N. Sobel, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

Pr K. Grammer, Department of Anthropology, University of Vienna, Austria

Pr S. Michnick, Department of Biochemistry, University of Montréal, Canada

Dr T. Saxton, Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences, University of Edinburgh, UK

Dr J. Vergriete, Sexologist, Créteil, France

Dr B. Daucé, Faculty of Law, Economy and Management, University of Angers, France

Dr O. Droulers, IAE-IGR, Université de Rennes 1, France

Dr M. Sergeant, Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences, University of Edinburgh, UK

 

 

To access to Program and all information, please visit the official website of the conference

www.olfaction-site.com