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EURON advanced workshop: Drugs and the Brain


EURON advanced workshop: Drugs and the Brain

1-5 October, 2019
University of Crete, Greece


The aim of this workshop is to give an up-to-date overview of the latest developments in these different research fields. Students will get a better understanding how drugs work in the brain and how drugs can be developed for treatment in various brain diseases. The five different thematic topics will be accompanied by interactive workshops. In these workshops small groups will discuss a specific topic that relates to the theme on a specific day. This will stimulate active participation in discussions, and is further encouraged by educationally well‐trained experts, coming from academia and industry. Participants also have the opportunity to present their own research in poster and elevator pitch sessions. One day will be organized in collaboration with the Hellenic Society for Neuroscience (HSfN). Next to the scientific programme there will be a social programme.

The topics for this event are:
• NEURODEGENERATION
• NEURODEVELOPMENT
• BRAIN‐GUT AXIS
• ILLICIT DRUGS
• MOOD

Organization:
EURON in colloboration with the University of Crete, Heraklion and in conjunction with the Hellenic Society for Neuroscience (HSfN).

Registration:
Early bird registration March 1 - July 1
Late registration July 1 - August 1

Abstract submission deadline: August 1

Fee*:
Early bird: EURON Members: 350 EUR / Non-EURON: 450 EUR / Industry: 650 EUR   
Late registration:   EURON Members: 400 EUR / Non-EURON: 500 EUR / Industry: 700
 EUR

* 
The registration fee includes: lunches, two dinners, social event, accommodation (sept. 30 - oct. 4) based on sharing double rooms (single room: 50 EUR extra additional fee).

Master students University of Crete: without fee (attending only lectures) / 50 EUR (attending programme and lunches/dinner)

After closure registration August 1, a payment request will be send by email.

Stipends:
This workshop has been awarded by the FENS and IBRO PERC programme. The FENS organization will offer stipends to cover the costs related to the programme. The stipend is E750 each for 4 students (master and/or PhD students; European or non-European) not residing in the Netherlands or Greece.
Application deadline: July 1, 2019.
Link to the application form for the FENS and IBRO-PERC stipend.

For more information and registration: https://www.aanmelder.nl/107022