Connecting European Neuroscience

The History Corner

An exhibition of posters on the European History of Neuroscience displayed at FENS Meetings.

The FENS History of European Neuroscience Committee organises a History Corner during major FENS meetings (the FENS Forum and the FENS Regional Meeting). This is not only the perfect place to learn about eminent neuroscientists and major neuroscience archives, but also where to keep track of the new activities organised by the History Committee, such as the European Brain Museum (EBM) Project.

Visitors of the History Corner at the FENS Regional Meeting (FRM) 2019 in Belgrade, Serbia on 10-13 July will have the opportunity to learn more about the History of Neuroscience in Serbia, Romania and Turkey.

This year the FENS History Committee and the FRM 2019 Organising Committee held a poster competition for the History Corner. The selected posters will be exhibited first in the Music Gallery of the Kolarac Endowment from 1 to 7 July 2019 and then at the History Corner in the Crowne Plaza Belgrade during the FRM 2019. There is also a best poster prize covering the registration fee to the FRM 2019 and travel to Belgrade. The winner will also present his/her poster during the History Symposium held at the FRM 2019. 

The winner of the best poster prize is Merve Sevgi Ince, Yuksek Ihtisas University, Turkey for her poster "A Rising Phoenix: Dr. Aysima Altinok".

The following posters have also been selected to be displayed at the Music Gallery and the FRM (listed in alphabetical order by last name):

  • Sami Ağuş, Yeditepe University, Turkey with the poster "M. Gazi Yasargil: Man of the Century (1950-1999)"
  • Ece Alim, Gazi University, Turkey with the poster "The History of Neuroscience in Anatolia and Turkey"
  • Pavle Andjus, University of Blegrade, Serbia with the poster "The rise of cellular electrophysiology in the Balkans"
  • Kerem Atalar, Zonguldak Bülent Ecevit University, Turkey with the poster "Who is Şerefeddin Sabuncuoğlu?"
  • Deniz Esma Barc, Yuksek Ihtisas University, Turkey with the poster "The First Trepanation Technique in Turkey and Dr. Cemil Topuzlu"
  • Petar Bulat, University of Belgrade, Serbia with the poster "Neurologist, but not only that…"
  • Ali Tuğberk Bulut, Eskisehir Osmangazi University, Turkey with the poster "Connecting the Past and the Present: Historical Background of Neuroscience Development in Anatolia"
  • Emre Fertan, Dalhousie University, Canada with the poster "Asclepius: the Man and the Myth"
  • Lusine Ghulikyan, L. A. Orbeli Institute of Physiology, Armenia with the poster "Orbeli's Phenomenon"
  • Buse Kayhan, Ege University, Turkey with the poster "Herophilos - the Great Anatomist and Neuroscientist of Antiquity"
  • Aditi Mishra, National Center for Biological Sciences, India with the poster "Doctors without borders: the journeys that shaped modern day neuroscience in Serbia, Romania and Turkey"
  • Sonja Misirlic-Dencic, University of Belgrade, Serbia with the posters "Memory lane tree of brain barriers research at the Institute of Medical and Clinical Biochemistry, School of Medicine, University of Belgrade" and "The Origin of Neuroscience at the Institute of Medical and Clinical Biochemistry, School of Medicine, University of Belgrade"
  • Beatrice Mihaela Radu, University of Bucharest, Romania with the posters "Dimitrie Călugăreanu – a man beyond his epoch: from flying in a balloon to neurophysiology" and "Alexandru M. Vitzu – Founder of the Romanian school of experimental physiology"
  • Danijel Slavić, University of Novi Sad, Serbia with the poster "Single-unit recording at the Laboratory of Neurophysiology in Novi Sad"
  • Dolika Vasovic, University Eye Hospital, Serbia with the poster "The History of Neuroscience in Serbia"

Congratulations to the winners and we hope you will join us in Belgrade to view the selected posters!

 

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