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University of Toronto President David Naylor visits São Paulo Brazil for joint conference on neuroscience

December 5, 2012

TORONTO, ON – The Uni­ver­si­ty of Toron­to is part­ner­ing with the Uni­ver­si­ty of São Paulo on a two-day joint Con­fer­ence on Neu­ro­science on Decem­ber 7–8 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Rep­re­sen­ta­tives of the Uni­ver­si­ty, includ­ing Pres­i­dent David Nay­lor, will attend the con­fer­ence, as well as oth­er events and activ­i­ties in São Paulo, from Decem­ber 5 – 8, 2012. The vis­it and con­fer­ence are an oppor­tu­ni­ty to pro­mote the Uni­ver­si­ty of Toronto’s activ­i­ties in Brazil and nur­ture this grow­ing part­ner­ship between two world-class insti­tu­tions.


WHAT:   Con­fer­ence on Neu­ro­science, Decem­ber 7–8, includ­ing:

  • Announce­ment regard­ing joint Call for Pro­pos­als, Decem­ber 7

Con­cur­rent activ­i­ties:

  • Glob­al Cities & Inno­va­tion: Explorato­ry Ses­sion, Decem­ber 7
  • Oncol­o­gy: Explorato­ry Ses­sion, Decem­ber 8


  • David Nay­lor, Pres­i­dent, Uni­ver­si­ty of Toron­to
  • Cather­ine White­side, Dean, Temer­ty Temer­ty Fac­ul­ty of Med­i­cine
  • Mer­ic Gertler, Dean, Fac­ul­ty of Arts and Sci­ence
  • Paul Young, Vice Pres­i­dent, Research & Inno­va­tion
  • Judith Wolf­son, Vice Pres­i­dent, Uni­ver­si­ty Rela­tions
  • Peter Lewis, Asso­ciate Vice Pres­i­dent, Research & Inno­va­tion, Glob­al Research Part­ner­ships

WHERE:        Uni­ver­si­ty of São Paulo

WHEN:           Decem­ber 7, 8, 2012

Con­fer­ence pro­gram:


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