Connecting European Neuroscience

Matariki Winter School & Symposium on “Sex hormones and the brain”

January 31st, 2018 to February 2nd, 2018
University Of Tübingen, Germany

Neuroscience / Cognitive Science, Mental Health, Brain Research

About the Event

The Winter School attendees will have a unique opportunity to learn about the effects of human sex hormones on essential aspects of mental health and disease, including mood, structural and functional brain connectivity, (social) cognition, metabolism and gender from the leading international researchers during four designated symposia. An honorary lecture will be given by Niels Birbaumer, professor at the University of Tübingen, who inspired and significantly influenced the field of Biological Psychology and Neuroscience. Leading experts on post-partum depression, Vibe G. Frojkaer from University of Copenhagen, and gender differences, Ute Habel from RWTH Aachen University, will present their most important and most recent findings in two keynote lectures. Honorary and keynote lectures are open to the public. Participants will also have an opportunity to present their own work as a poster at the Poster Blitz and receive feedback from their fellows as well as more experienced colleagues at a Poster session. The event is organized within the framework of the Matariki Network of Universities, as part of the network's 'Brain and Mind' focus field. How to register Registration requires your contact data and an abstract of your poster if you want to present it during Poster Blitz and Poster Session. Please register via e-mail to winterschool2018(at) by 31 October 2017.   


Winter School “Sex hormones and the brain” organisers
• University Clinic Tübingen • University of Uppsala


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