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FENS Voices | Alexandros Tsimpolis: Learning from a heat blocker

28 October 2022

This week's FENS Voices guest is Alexandros Tsimpolis, a PhD student from the Medical Department of University of Crete, Greece. In 2022 he received a fellowship from the Hellenic Foundation for Research and Innovation for the continuation of his work and was awarded with a NENS exchange grant to visit and collaborate with the Gene Regulation and Adaptive Behaviours lab in the University of Sorbonne, France. Read the full interview! [...] Read More

FENS Voices | Rui Rodrigues: Choosing the right calls

14 October 2022

We caught up with FENS member Dr Rui Rodrigues from Portugal, to find out about his research endeavours after he was awarded a FENS Brain Awareness Week 2022 grant. He started as a researcher in Dr Ana Sebastião’s lab, at Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal, but is currently moving to Bordeaux, France, as a postdoctoral fellow in Giovanni Marsicano’s lab at Neurocentre Magendie. Read the full interview below. [...] Read More

FENS Voices | Nana Voitenko: Neuroscience on the frontline

30 September 2022

Dr Voitenko obtained her PhD in Biophysics at the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology and then married and moved to Kyiv when it was still part of the USSR. Facing challenge after challenge, her personal story is an extraordinary, inspiring example of the courage and commitment of all scientists who continue their research with hopeful resolve under the most daunting conditions. Read the full interview below. [...] Read More

The Tale of Two Intelligence Fields: AI and Neuroscience

28 September 2022

The Chen-FENS Science Writer Fellowship winner, Dr Chorghay reported on this year’s Brain Debate on “Building and understanding brains: How can AI research inform neuroscience?”. She analyses the main discussions on how new work in AI research can guide our understanding of biological brains. [...] Read More

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FENS President’s Message

05 September 2022

Dear colleagues, dear friends,  As a scientist and member of the neuroscience community for many years, it is a real honour to begin my active role as FENS President. The federation is at an exciting stage of strategic review and development that will enable it to… Read More