Proceedings of the International Gap Junction Conference 2015
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KeywordsInternational Student Scientific Accomplishment Poster Session Electrical Synapse Keynote Speaker
The organizers would like to give special recognition to Drs. Michael Bennett from USA and Klaus Willecke from Germany for their major contributions to the field, and their critical questions and opinions. The scientific community also thanks Dr. Klaus Willecke for making all the mice with targeted deletion or replacement of connexins available to the community. We also acknowledge Mr. Juan Carlos García and his team from the Centro Interdisciplinario de Neurociencias de Valparaíso (CINV) for their invaluable support and assistance with the logistics of the meeting. In addition, we are indebted to the CINV, Pontificia Universidad Católica, GrupoBios, Nanion Technology and Loncotec for their financial support, which covered some of the activities associated with the Conference. Finally, we are thankful to the Chilean Millennium Initiative of the Chilean Government for the CINV (P09-022-F) grant directed by Dr. Ramón Latorre through which we financed several activities and allowed us granting of 43 international student fellowships.
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