FENS – Higher education and training opportunities

Dear MNS,

FENS would like to bring to the attention of MNS followers the upcoming higher education and training activities organised by FENS and its partners. Stipends are available for all the activities listed below!

Cajal Hands-on training course – Developmental Neurobiology and Pathologies

3-21 April 2018, Bordeaux Neurocampus

Course directors: Alain Chedotal (Institut de la Vision, INSERM, UPMC, France), Eloisa Herrera (Neuroscience Institute in Alicante, Spain), Julia Ladewig (Institute of Reconstructive Neurobiology, University of Bonn, Germany), Mireille Montcouquiol (Neurocentre Magendie, INSERM, University of Bordeaux, France)

The CAJAL courses combine lectures by renowned scientists with hands-on training sessions within the frame of short scientific projects.

Applications deadline: 18 December 2017.

This course is organised in partnership with ERA-Net NEURON.

The Brain Conference – Computational Neuroscience of Prediction

15-18 April, Rungstedgaard, North of Copenhagen, Denmark.

Co-chairs: Peter Dayan (University College London, United Kingdom) and Kerstin Preuschoff (University of Geneva & EPFL, Switzerland).

This Brain Conference examines the problems and prospects for prediction from the combined perspectives of experimental and theoretical neuroscience, psychology and economics.

Applications deadline: 20 January 2018.

The Brain Conferences: a FENS activity in partnership with The Brain Prize.

FENS-SfN Summer School – Neural stem cells, brain organoids and brain repair

3-9 June 2018, Bertinoro Italy. 

Scientific chairs: Juergen Knoblich (IMBA – Institute of Molecular Biotechnology, Austria), Arnold Kriegstein (University of California San Francisco, USA), Sergiu Pasca, Stanford University, CA, USA).

Applications open on 27 November 2017.