International Symposium on Language, Brain, and Gene
14 October, 2013

 
About the Symposium:
The International Symposium on Language, Brain, and Gene is intended to provide a forum on the latest advances in neuroimaging and genetic studies of language and reading disorders.

Organizer:
State Key Laboratory of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Hong Kong
 
Venue:
Room 436, 4/F, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus, HKU
 

Symposium Programme:

Monday, October 14

9:00-9:10 Opening remarks

9:10-10:00 Invited Keynote Speech
Speaker: Simon Fisher, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Netherlands
Title of speech: Neurogenomics of speech and language disorders
 
10:00-10:30 
Speaker: Gang Peng, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Title of speech: Chinese speech perception and neural correlates
 
10:30-11:00 
Speaker: Li-Hai Tan, University of Hong Kong
Title of speech: The neural and genetic mechanisms of reading disorders
 
11:00-11:30
Speaker: Tiffany Ip, University of Hong Kong
Title of speech: The middle frontal cortex and Chinese reading
 
11:30-12:20 Invited Keynote Speech
Speaker: Ping Li, Pennsylvania State University
Title of speech: Brain signatures of successful second language learning 
 

12:20-12:30 Closing remarks

 

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