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EMBO | EMBL Symposia: Mechanisms of Neurodegeneration

Date of Meeting 14-17 June 2015 Location Heidelberg, Germany Description Neurodegenerative diseases represent a major challenge for today’s society in terms of the large and rapidly increasing number of the population that are afflicted and the general lack of effective treatments. The emphasis of this symposium will be on the genetic, cellular and molecular basis of neurodegenerative diseases including Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Huntington’s, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Prion disease. The meeting will cover the major mechanisms linked to neurodegeneration and highlight the similarities and differences between the diseases. A strong emphasis…

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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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International Congress on Neuroimmunology and Therapeutics

Date of Meeting July 20th-22nd 2015 Location San Francisco , California , USADescription The International conference on Neuroimmunology & Therapeutics, which focuses on “Contemporary explorations in Neuroimmunology to treat human diseases”, is scheduled to be held during July 20-22 in San Francisco. The scientific sessions of Neuroimmunology 2015 will focus on current research areas in neuroimmunological diseases, including therapeutic aspects, the role of stem cells, biomarkers and immunoglobulin therapy; as well as psychiatric and sleep disorders, which are the most common outcomes of neuroimmunological imbalance. Neuroimmunology 2015 summons participants to…

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The Brain Conferences: Bridging Neural Mechanisms and Cognition, 19th – 22nd April 2015, in Rungstedgaard, Denmark

The Brain Conferences: Bridging Neural Mechanisms and Cognition, 19th – 22nd April 2015, in Rungstedgaard, Denmark Organised by FENS in partnership with The Brain Prize and located in truly spectacular settings, The Brain Conferences bring together exceptional researchers in key areas of contemporary neuroscience. The Spring Brain Conference is co-chaired by Stanislas Dehaene (Collège de France) and Mike Shadlen (Columbia University, USA). Take advantage of the early registration and apply online! Application deadline: 16th February

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34th Annual Meeting of the Australasian Neuroscience Society

Date of Meeting 28-31 January 2014 Location Adelaide, Australia Description Ours is the largest meeting of neuroscientists in the Australasian region and will include four plenary lectures. It begins on Tuesday afternoon with delivery of the Overseas Plenary Lecture by Moses Chao of the Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine. Perry Bartlett, Marcello Costa and Trevor Kilpatrick will deliver our other plenaries during the course of the meeting. The meeting’s many oral presentations are organised into a wide variety of parallel sessions spanning most areas of neuroscience. There are extended periods…

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Winter conference on brain research – Brides-les-Bains, France, March 15 – 22, 2014

The EBBS together with the EWCBR (European Winter Conference on Brain Research) is organizing their first joint winter conference with the topic: Interdisciplinary brain research: From molecules to function and behaviour. For the first time, the EBBS  will be actively involved in the organization of this conference. Therefore, a set of symposia sessions will be selected by the EBBS, which will also include a Young Investigator Symposium. The conference 2014 will take place in Brides-les-Bains, France, from 15th to 22nd of March, 2014. For all further information, check out the website: www.ewcbr.eu

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9th FENS Forum of Neuroscience 2014

The FENS Forum of Neuroscience is the largest international neuroscience meeting in Europe, involving all neuroscience societies members of FENS. Date of meeting: July 5-9, 2014 Location: Milan, Italy Deadline for submission of Forum events: October 31, 2013 Early registration & abstract submission open: December 2, 2013 Deadline for early registration & abstract submission: February 2, 2014 Deadline for FENS/IBRO travel grant applications: February 2, 2014 Deadline for online registration: June 15 For preliminary program and all details, please check the Fens Forum’s website.

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17th Annual meeting of the LARC-Neuroscience network

Date of meeting: Friday 25th October 2013 Location of meeting: Rouen, France Organized by: Dr David VAUDRY (Inserm U982), Pr Serguei FETISSOS (Inserm U1073) and their colleagues. The conference will be held at h2o, a building dedicated to the promotion of science, located Quai de Boisguilbert along the Seine river in Rouen, France. The program will feature three plenary lectures by Pr Denis Burdakov (MRC National Institute for Medical Research, London, United Kingdom)  with a presentation entitled « Peptidergic neurons and brain state control », Pr Henry Markram (Brain Mind Institute,…

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ESF-FENS The Brain Conferences – The Neurobiology of Synapses and their Dysfunction

13-17 October 2012, Hotel La Palma, Stresa, Italy The focus of this conference will be on the molecular and cell biological mechanisms of synapse formation and function, and on the pathological aberrations of these processes that lead to neurological and psychiatric disorders. This conference is part of a series of high-level meetings on the neurosciences in Europe. Co-organised by ESF and The Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS,  the major neuroscience association in Europe), these bi-annual conferences will bring together outstanding researchers in key broadly defined areas of contemporary neuroscience…

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