Connecting European Neuroscience

Slots in national courses in 2017

In partnership with IBRO-PERC, FENS has launched this initiative to support MSc and Ph.D. neuroscience students - European and non-European - to broaden their knowledge and acquire international experience by participating in short courses organised by the NENS schools.

The FENS and IBRO-PERC stipends of 750 EUR each are intended to cover travel and accommodation costs for master and Ph.D. students (European and non-European) interested in attending short courses outside the country where they are studying or residing.  


FENS and IBRO-PERC stipends are available in 2017 for the following courses:


The FENS and IBRO-PERC stipend awardees for the Neural Circuit Development and Plasticity course are:

  •          - Maria Bolla (Italian Institute of Technology, Italy)
  •          - Anastasiia Korosteleva (Saint Petersburg State University, Russia)
  •          - Sara Ratti (University of Trieste, Italy)
  •          - Fahimeh Yeganeh (Shiraz Medical School, Iran)

- Transylvanian Experimental Neuroscience Summer School - TENSS* (Pike Lake, Romania, 1-19 June 2017): SWC PhD Systems in Neuroscience, London, United Kingdom. * The amount for each of the IBRO-PERC stipends to attend TENSS is of 500 EUR, while the registration fee is fully waived for the 4 selected awardees.

The FENS and IBRO-PERC stipend awardees for the TENSS 2017 course are:

  •          - Dan Tudor Domocos (University of Bucharest, Romania)
  •          - Diego Hernández (Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, Chile)
  •          - Divya Rao (Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, India)
  •          - Ivana Zimová Uhrinová (Institute of Neuroimmunology, Slovakia)

- ELECTRAIN 2017 - Extended Methods Course in Electrophysiology (Göttingen, Germany, 8-19 May 2017): Göttingen Graduate School for Neurosciences, Biophysics and Molecular Biosciences (GGNB). 

  • The FENS and IBRO-PERC stipend awardees for the ELECTRAIN 2017 course are:
  •          - Pierre Lecouflet (Université Caen Normandie, France)
  •          - Biswaranjan Sahoo (National Brain Research Centre, India)
  •          - Ana Elisa Speck (Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brasil)
  •          - Priyadharishini Veeraraghavan (University of Iowa, USA)
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NENS exchange grants available

The NENS exchange grants are intended for master and PhD students registered within NENS member schools or programmes. 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. Application deadlines: 15 April and 15 October.


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Cortex Evolution and Development

24-27 September 2017, Copenhagen, Denmark

Co-chairs: Zoltán Molnár (University of Oxford) & Arnold Kriegstein (University of California, San Francisco)

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