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The Cajal Advanced Neuroscience Training Programme 2015

A new initiative for providing advanced training in neuroscience has been launched by FENS and IBRO. Applications are now open! The Cajal Advanced Neuroscience Training Programme is a new initiative launched by FENS and IBRO, in collaboration with Bordeaux Neurocampus and the Champalimaud Foundation to offer international high-level courses in Europe. The programme will include cutting-edge techniques and concepts relevant to modern neuroscience in a diverse array of disciplines. The CAJAL hands-on training courses will take place in dedicated state-of-the-art neuroscience training facilities in Bordeaux and Lisbon. Topics in the…

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FENS Forum 2016: Call for Proposals is now Open!

Support FENS and put your research on the programme of the FENS Forum 2016 in Copenhagen. You have only one month to submit your proposals! Call for submission of symposium and technical workshop proposals is open from 2 February – 2 March 2015 The Programme Committee will design the scientific programme of the FENS Forum 2016 on the basis of proposals from scientists from all over the world and all areas of neuroscience research. Check the List of Themes for FENS Forum 2016 at http://forum2016.fens.org/Pages/List-of-Themes.aspx.   Do not miss the opportunity to…

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YREP stipends available for training courses or exchange training stays

Young researchers from Europe and Australasia or Japan: YREP stipends available for training courses or exchange training stays The Australasian Neuroscience Society (ANS), the Japan Neuroscience Society (JNS) and the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS) support (under the Young Researchers Exchange Programme (YREP)) travel and/or accommodation costs associated with participation in training courses or exchange training stays of young researchers from Europe and Australasia or Japan. YREP stipends are up to a maximum of € 2,000 and cover the actual travel expenses and accommodation during the training period. For…

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Did you know? Members of FENS societies and of the SfN have FREE Access to EJN!

EJN is the journal of FENS, published in association with Wiley Blackwell. As such, publication proceeds fund the educational activities of FENS and all members of the FENS societies and of the SfN have free access to EJN online! To freely access full-text articles of EJN: If you are a member of a FENS society, log into the FENS website and go to the EJN page If you are a member of the SfN, log into the SfN website and go to the Individual Member Benefits page  and scroll down…

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EJN Best Publication Award 2015

The Best Publication is selected from research articles accepted or published in EJN over the preceding two-year period. Nominations are accepted from the readership of EJN, including from any author on behalf of the first author of an original article. This biennial award is given to the first author(s) of the selected article (a personal award of £3,000). For more details, please visit http://www.fens.org/About-Neuroscience/Awards/FENS-Awards/. Deadline for nominations: March 2, 2015

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NENS Travel Stipends for Graduate Students

NENS The Network of European Neuroscience Schools (NENS) represents over 150 graduate schools and programs across 30 European countries that offer Masters, MD and PhD degrees in neuroscience. Are you a student in a NENS program who would like to gain international experience? The NENS Stipends are intended for MSc and PhD students registered at NENS member schools. Applicants are expected to spend a period of one to three months at a NENS member school of their choice, in a different European country, for the purpose of methodological training. Applicants…

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Introducing EJN’s New Associate Editor for Insect Neuroscience: Giovanni Galizia

C. Giovanni Galizia Neuroscience and Zoology Department of Biology University of Konstanz, Germany [email protected] http://neuro.uni-konstanz.de Professional career – PhD in Zoology at Cambridge University, UK – Postdoctoral research at Max Planck Institut for Developmental Biology in Tübingen, Germany and at Freie Universität Berlin – Research Group Leader at the Freie Universität Berlin – Associate Professor of Entomology and Entomologist, University of California, Riverside, USA – Professor for Neuroscience and Zoology, University of Konstanz, Germany Areas of expertise My research interest is in understanding how complex odors are coded in the…

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FENS-CNS Young Researchers Exchange Support Program

FENS-CNS Young Researchers Exchange Support Program In order to favor a scientific experience in a foreign laboratory between Europe and China, the Chinese Neuroscience Society (CNS) and the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS) will support the travel cost of job interviews for postdoctoral and Ph.D. student positions. The applicant must be a CNS member (for a position in Europe) or FENS member (for a position in China). In addition, the host laboratory PI must be a CNS member (receiving a European scientist) or FENS member (receiving a Chinese scientist)….

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FENS-JNS Young Researchers Exchange Support Program

NEXT APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 15, 2014 In order to facilitate a scientific experience in a foreign laboratory, JNS and the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS) will support the travel cost of job interviews for postdoctoral and PhD student positions. The applicant must be a JNS member (for a position in Europe) or FENS member (for a position in Japan). In addition, the host laboratory PI must be a JNS member (receiving a European scientist) or FENS member (receiving a Japanese scientist). The stipends are announced three times per year…

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