88th Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Symposium on Quantitative Biology

Brain Body Physiology

May 29 - June 3, 2024
Poster Abstract Deadline: April 12

Rebecca Leshan, David Stewart & Bruce Stillman,
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Symposium 2024 Poster

We are pleased to host the 88th Cold Spring Harbor Symposium which will focus on Brain Body Physiology. The Symposium will begin at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, May 29th, and end on Sunday, June 2nd with an evening banquet, and departures on Monday, June 3.

The Symposium will include nine oral sessions (invited speakers only) and two poster sessions (submitted abstracts) providing a current synthesis of the enormous progress in our understanding of brain-body physiology. The annual Dorcas Cummings lecture will take place on Saturday, June 1. Social events throughout the Symposium provide ample opportunity for informal interactions and will include a wine-and-cheese party, a picnic, cocktails, and a banquet on Sunday, June 2nd.


Neuroimmune axis
Brain-gut axis
Neuroendocrine axis
Neuro-metabolic crosstalk
Neuro-respiratory axis 
Other brain-body axes (skin, heart etc)
Interoception & nociception
Brain-organ-microbiome signaling
Neuro-oncologic crosstalk
Axis disruption in disease
Sex differences in brain-body axes 
Maternal/fetal development
Brain-machine interface 

Invited Speakers:
Ishmail Abdus-Saboor, Columbia University/Zuckerman Institute
Mark Andermann,
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Polina Anikeeva,
MIT McGovern Institute for Brain Research
Vineet Augustine, University of California, San Diego
Diego Bohorquez, Duke University
Jeremy Borniger, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Jens Bruning, Max Planck Institute for Metabolism Research, Germany
Peng Cao, National Institute of Biological Sciences, China
Rui Chang, Yale School of Medicine
Isaac Chiu, Harvard Medical School
Yang Dan, University of California, Berkeley
Ted Dawson, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Ivan de Araujo, Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Germany
Andrew Dillin, University of California, Berkeley
Richard Flavell, Yale University School of Medicine
Jeffrey Friedman, The Rockefeller University/HHMI
Yu Fu, A*STAR, Singapore
David Ginty, Harvard University/HHMI
Viviana Gradinaru, Caltech
Chenghua Gu, Harvard Medical School
Danyang He, Westlake University, China
Holly Ingraham, University of California, San Francisco
David JuliusUniversity of California, San Francisco
Adam Kepecs, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Zachary Knight, University of California, San Francisco
Bo Li, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Yin Liu, HHMI/Janelia Research Campus
Claire Magnon, INSERM, National Institute of Health & Medical Research, France
Ruslan Medzhitov, Yale University/HHMI
Michelle Monje, Stanford University
Daniel Mucida, The Rockefeller University
Alexander Nectow, Columbia University
Yuki Oka, Caltech
Lisa Osborne, The University of British Columbia, Canada
Ardem Patapoutian, The Scripps Research Institute
Elizabeth Repasky, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Carlos Ribeiro, Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown, Portugal
Asya Rolls, Technion, Israel
Michael Schwartz, University of Washington
Michal Schwartz, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Greg Seong-Bae Suh, Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology KAIST, Korea
Erica Sloan, Monash University, Australia
Dana Small, McGill University Hospital Center, Canada
Scott Sternson, University of California, San Diego
Xin Sun, University of California, San Diego
Filip Swirski, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Christoph Thaiss, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Jessica Tollkuhn, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Kevin Tracey, Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Henrique Veiga-Fernandes, Champalimaud Foundation, Portugal
Li Ye, Scripps Research Institute
Charles Zuker, Columbia University

CSHL's Corporate Sponsor Program provides additional limited support for students and postdocs in need of financial support. Please apply in writing via email to Val Pakaluk and state your financial needs. Preference will be given to those who submit abstracts.

Social Media:

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In-Person Fees:
Academic/Media Private Room/Private Bath Package: $1775 (Subject to availability.)
Academic/Media Private Room/Shared Bath Package: $1665
Academic Shared Room Package: $1515
Academic/Media No-Housing Package: $1130
Student Package*: $1410
Student No-Housing Package: $1025
Corporate Private Room/Private Bath Package: $2270
Corporate No-Housing Package: $1625
*Student Housing is default double occupancy. Please inquire about availability and fees to upgrade to a private room.

NOTE: We cannot guarantee housing will be on campus.

Room packages close 2 weeks before the meeting start date.