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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:


For more information, contact:

UofT Media Hotline
Tel: 416-978-0100