FAPESP Week 2012 - Toronto Symposium

October 17

Start Activity FAPESP/UofT Meeting
08:30 Welcome Welcome coffee
08:55 Welcoming Remarks Professor R. Paul Young, Vice-President for Research and Innovation, The University of Toronto
09:00 Introduction The collaboration landscape
"Science and Technology in São Paulo, Brazil"
Carlos Henrique de Brito Cruz, FAPESP
09:55 Session 1 Plenary Session
The FAPESP-Microsoft Virtual Research Institute:
Earth, Energy and the Environment

Juliana Salles, Microsoft Research
10:15 Break Break
10:45 Session 2 Physiology - Exercise for asthmatic and COPD patients: how much do they perform and which are the real benefits? (abstract)
Celso Ricardo Fernandes de Carvalho, Faculdade de Medicina, USP
Dina Brooks, University of Toronto
11:40 Lunch Lunch
13:30 Session 3 Neurosciences - Antidepressant like effects of deep brain stimulation in rats and the hypothalamic, pituitary, adrenal axis  (abstract)
Luciene Covolan, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Unifesp
Clement Hamani, University of Toronto
14:15 Session 4 Geosciences - São Paulo – Ontario Soil and Water Remediation Consortium  (abstract)
Claudio Augusto Oller do Nascimento, Escola Politécnica, USP
Brent Sleep & Elisabeth Edwards, University of Toronto
15:05 Break Break
15:35   Introduction to ISTPCanada-Brazil Agreement
Bharat Rudra, country manager for Brazil and India - ISTPCanada 
15:50 Session 5 Use of residues from the bioenergy industry for polymer production for application in biodegradable packaging  (ISTPCanada - FAPESP Agreement)
Carlos Alberto Correa, Plasmacro Ind & Com de Polímeros Ltda
André Leclerc, Casco Inc. Products
16:40 Session 6 Development of passive microwave component for applications to telecommunication satellites and data transmission (ISTPCanada - FAPESP Agreement)
Célio Costa Vaz, Orbital Engenharia Ltda
Rob Schleicher, COM DEV International Products Ltd
17:30 Closing Remarks Closing for the day
17:45 Brazilian Nature
Reception and Innauguration of the Biodiversity Exhibition: Brazilian Nature Mistery and Destiny

Peter Lewis, Associate Vice President, Research and Innovation, Global Research Partnerships, University of Toronto as Master of Ceremonies
Carlos Henrique de Brito Cruz, Scientific Director, FAPESP
Judith Wolfson, Vice-President, University Relations, University of Toronto
Afonso José Sena Cardoso, Consul General of Brazil in Toronto. 

Terrence Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research
University of Toronto, 160 College Street, Room 230 Toronto, Ontario CANADA M5S 3E1
The James Friesen and Cecil Yip Red Seminar Room
Further information at this link, please scroll down to see the Red Room.

Brazilian Nature Exhibition 

October 17, 2012 – 17h30
Atrium of the Terrence Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research
University of Toronto, 160 College Street

October 18 to 31, 2012
Earth Science Building - Evolutionary Biology Department - Third Floor
25 Willcocks Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 3B2



Toronto Symposium Registration

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