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Herman J. Woltring
05-08-1990, 05:00 AM
Dear Biomch-L readers,

Today, I received a flyer for the following meeting:


CONTROVERSIES IN NEUROSCIENCE I: Movement Control.

Robert S. Dow Neurological Sciences Institute /
Good Samaritan Hospital & Medical Center
August 25-26, 1990, Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.


TOPICS & SPEAKERS:

Emilio Bizzi, M.D. (M.I.T.): Does the nervous system use equilibrium point
control to guide single and multiple joint movements?

Simon Gandevia, M.D. (Prince Henry Hosp. & Univ. of New South Wales): Does
the nervous system depend on kinesthetic information to control natural limb
movements?

David Robinson, Ph.D. (Johns Hopkins Univ.): Can sense be made of spinal
interneuron circuits?

David McCrae, Ph.D. (Univ. of Manitoba): Are movement parameters recognizably
coded in neural activity?

Eberhard Fetz, Ph.D. (Univ. of Washington School of Medicine): Are movement
parameters recognizably coded in neural activity?

Garrett Alexander, M.D., Ph.D. (Johns Hopkins Univ. School of Medicine): Commu-
nication between the basal ganglia and cortical motor areas: serial or parallel?

John Stein, M.D. (Oxford Univ.): How do eye and limb movements contribute to
the representation of egocentric space?

James Bloedel, Ph.D. (Barrow Neurological Institute): Does the one structure-one
function rule apply to the cerebellum?


REGISTRATION FEE: US $ 120,00 including conference proceedings (to appear as a
special issue of Behavioral and Brain Research), reception at the Robert S. Dow
Neurological Sciences Institute on Friday evening, August 24, and the conference
banquet on Saturday, August 25.


TO RECEIVE REGISTRATION, LODGING AND TOUR INFORMATION, WRITE OR CALL:
Controversies Conference Coordinator,
NSC Education,
Good Samaritan Hospital & Medical Center,
1015 N.W. 22nd Avenue,
PORTLAND, Oregon 972105-7348, U.S.A.
Tel. +1.503.229 7348

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Regards -- Herman J. Woltring (Eindhoven/NL)