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Season’s Greetings 2022 from the FENS President

21 December 2022

As we approach the end of an outstanding year, I would like to wish everyone a joyous holiday season. Since assuming the role of FENS President in July, it has been a privilege and enjoyable experience to have observed and participated in the federation's service to the neuroscience community. Read the full Season's Greetings from the FENS President. [...] Read More

FENS Voices | Mahmoud Bukar Maina: Neuroscience for all

20 December 2022

FENS talked this week to Dr Mahmoud Bukar Maina, a FENS member who is passionate about inspiring and training the next generation of scientists, while also enhancing the overall public understanding of science. Read the full interview below. [...] Read More

FENS Voices | Ugne Birstonaite: Setting goals

25 November 2022

FENS is delighted to talk with Ugne Beatrice Birstonaite, a student in grade 12 at Vilnius Vytautas Magnus Gymnasium in Lithuania, who won 3rd place in the International Brain Bee competition. Her curiosity and interest in lucid dreaming developed into a passion for brain research. After going to university, she plans to work in academia and to pursue her own research. Read the full interview below.  [...] Read More

FENS Scavenger Hunt at Neuroscience 2022!

10 November 2022

Are you attending Neuroscience 2022, SfN annual meeting? FENS is inviting the neuroscience community to participate in the scavenger hunt taking place from 13 to 15 November 2022.  [...] Read More

The Brain Conferences are back in April 2023

08 November 2022

FENS is delighted to announce the opening of registration for the Brain Conference “Establishment and Maintenance of Brain Cell States”, taking place on 23-26 April 2023 in Rungsted Kyst, Denmark.  Early registration deadline on 12 January 2022. [...] Read More

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