Congratulations to the first recipients of the FENS/IBRO-PERC Exchange Fellowships

19 May 2023

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FENS and the IBRO Pan-Europe Regional Committee (IBRO-PERC) are delighted to announce the awardees of the FENS/IBRO-PERC Exchange Fellowships (April 2023 call). The programme aims to support the career development of early-career researchers in the field of neuroscience by providing them with opportunities for intra-European mobility and by nurturing their growth in a skill-enhancing context.

FENS and IBRO-PERC are pleased with the high-rate response of the neuroscience community to this new initiative: 73 eligible applications from 23 European countries were submitted during the first FENS/IBRO-PERC Exchange Fellowships call, which closed on 15 April 2023.

FENS and IBRO-PERC warmly congratulates the eleven awardees and wish them success in their scientific endeavours.

The recipients of the FENS/IBRO-PERC Exchange Fellowships are:

Career Status Name Home Lab Host Lab
Master The grant recipient requested name not to be disclosed Hellenic Pasteur Institute, Greece Institut Pasteur Paris, France
Master Emma Nesbit Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, Germany University of Oxford, UK
Postdoc Emma Delhaye University of Liege, Belgium University of Lisboa, Portugal
Postdoc Clara Alice Musi University of Milan, Italy Aston University, UK
Postdoc Giulia Carini University of Brescia, Italy University of Oxford, UK
Postdoc Anna Lech Łukasiewicz Research Network – PORT Polish Center for Technology Development, Poland IGBMC, Department of Biology and Stem Cell Development, France
Postdoc Jovana Aranđelović University of Belgrade, Serbia Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, Portugal
PhD Agathe Moret Paris Brain Institute, France University of Oxford, UK
PhD Bin Wan Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Germany University of Cambridge, UK
PhD Oumayma Aousji Universitaetsklinikum Ulm, Germany Université Paris Cité, France
PhD Sara Badesso Center for Applied Medical Research (CIMA), University of Navarra, Spain University of Milan, Italy

FENS and IBRO-PERC warming congratulates the eleven awardees and wish them success in their scientific endeavours.

About the FENS/IBRO-PERC Exchange Fellowships

The FENS/IBRO-PERC Exchange Fellowships are designed to provide Master’s and PhD students, and early postdocs with the opportunity to spend up to three months in a different European laboratory. This experience allows them to benefit from methodological training, learn new techniques, and broaden their scientific perspectives. 

FENS and IBRO-PERC are committed to supporting the development of neuroscience careers and fostering collaboration within the European neuroscience community.

Application deadline: 15 October 2023

About the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS)

Founded in 1998, the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS) is the main organisation for neuroscience in Europe. It currently represents 44 national and single-discipline neuroscience societies across 33 European countries and more than 22,000 member scientists.

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About the International Brain Research Organization (IBRO)

Established in 1961, IBRO is the global association of more than 90 neuroscience societies that aims to promote and support neuroscience around the world through training, education, research, outreach and engagement activities, and the publication of two journals, Neuroscience and IBRO Neuroscience Reports.

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