Slots in NENS Courses in 2020

Awarded NENS school courses and students in 2020:

International Interdisciplinary Computational Cognitive Science Spring School-IICCSSS

International Interdisciplinary Computational Cognitive Science Spring School - IICCSSS (Freiburg, Germany, 25-31 March 2019):
Master of Science in Neuroscience
, Freiburg, Germany.

Due to COVID-19 developments, the course will be rescheduled. Further information will be available soon.

Imaging the behaving brain with miniscopes - a practical hands-on training

Imaging the behaving brain with miniscopes - a practical hands-on training (4-8 May 2020, Braga, Portugal)
Master in Health Sciences and PhD in Health Sciences, University of Minho, Portugal.

! Application closed on 6 March 2020. Due to COVID-19 developments, the course will be rescheduled. Further information will be available soon.

Active and passive methods of brain research

VII International school for young scientists "Active and passive methods of brain research" (21-25 May 2020, Moscow, Russia),
Cognitive Sciences and Technologies: From Neuron to Cognition, Moscow, Russia.

! Application closed on 6 March 2020. Due to COVID-19 developments, the course will be rescheduled. Further information will be available soon.

Summer Course on Fear, Anxiety, Obsessions & Trauma

- Summer Course on Fear, Anxiety, Obsessions & Trauma (28 June-3 July 2020, Florence, Italy)
International Master in Affective Neuroscience, Maastricht University, the Netherlands.

!  Due to COVID-19 developments, the course will be rescheduled. Further information will be available soon.

Developmental Neurobiology Course

- Developmental Neurobiology Course (3-14 February 2020, Madrid, Spain)
UAM Master's Degree in Neuroscience, Autonoma University of Madrid, Spain.

The FENS and IBRO-PERC stipend awardees to attend the Developmental Neurobiology course are:

  • Ema Bokulic (Croatian Institute for Brain Research, School of Medicine, Croatia);
  • Elisa Guma (McGill University, Canada);
  • Tabitha Rücker (University of Hamburg, Germany)
  • Beatriz Thomasi (Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil).
Winter School Ethics and Neuroscience 2020

Winter School "Ethics and Neuroscience" 2020 (17-21 February 2020, Berlin)
International Master Program Computational Neuroscience, Berlin, Germany.

The FENS and IBRO-PERC stipend awardees to attend the Winter School "Ethics and Neuroscience" 2020 are:

  • Davide Bonfati (Universita degli Studi di Verona, Italy);
  • Ruby Lyall (University College London, United Kingdom);
  • Shira Simon (Vrije Universitet, the Netherlands);
  • Przemyslaw Zawadzki (Jagiellonian University, Poland).

Slots in NENS Courses in 2019

Awarded NENS school courses and students in 2019:

International Interdisciplinary Computational Cognitive Science Spring School-IICCSSS

International Interdisciplinary Computational Cognitive Science Spring School - IICCSSS (Freiburg, Germany, 25-31 March 2019):
Master of Science in Neuroscience
, Freiburg, Germany.

The FENS and IBRO-PERC stipend awardees to attend the International Interdisciplinary Computational Cognitive Science Spring School are: 

  • Davide Momi (University of Chieti, Chieti, Italy)
  • Pankaj Raghuveer Sharan (All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India)
  • Leonie Glitz (University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom)
  • Yishul Wei (Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
Pathogenesis of neurodegenerative diseases-finding a common ground

Pathogenesis of neurodegenerative diseases - finding a common ground (Braga, Portugal, 1-5 April 2019):
Master and PhD in Health Sciences, University of Minho, Portugal.

The FENS and IBRO-PERC stipend awardees to attend the Pathogenesis of neurodegenerative diseases - finding a common ground course are:

  • Daniel Twohig (Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden)
  • Marija Jakovljevic (University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia )
  • Lucas A. Caldi Gomes (Göttingen University, Göttingen, Germany)
  • Aina Calls-Cobos (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain) 
Transylvanian Experimental Neuroscience Summer School-TENSS 2019

Transylvanian Experimental Neuroscience Summer School – TENSS 2019 * (Pike Lake, Romania, Transylvania, 1-21 June 2019):
SWC PhD Systems in Neuroscience, London, United Kingdom.
* The amount for each of the IBRO-PERC stipends to attend TENSS is 500 EUR, while the registration fee is fully waived for the 4 selected awardees.

The FENS and IBRO-PERC stipend awardees to attend the Transylvanian Experimental Neuroscience Summer School - TENSS 2019 are:

  • Thawann Malfatti Borges (Brain Institute of Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norto, Natal, Brazil)
  • Anna Gruzdeva (National Research Center Kurchatov Institute, Moscow, Russia)
  • Sahil Moza (National Centre for Biological Sciences, Bengaluru, India)
  • Alejandro Camera (Istituto de Fisiologia Biologia Molecular y Neurociencias (IFIBYNE), Buenos Aires, Argentina)
Baltic Summer School on Behavioural Characterization of Rodent Models of Major Brain Disorders

Baltic Summer School on Behavioural Characterization of Rodent Models of Major Brain Disorders (Tartu/Pühajärve, Estonia, 25-30 August 2019)
Doctoral Programme Brain & Mind, Helsinki, Finland.

The FENS and IBRO-PERC stipend awardees to attend the Baltic Summer School on Behavioural Characterization of Rodent Models of Major Brain Disorders are:

  • Marta Fernandez (University of the Basque Country, Leioa, Spain)
  • Laszlo Szente (Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary)
  • Monika Siedziowska (Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom)
  • Andrea Susana Guzman (Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Cordoba, Argentina)

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Neural Circuit Development and Plasticity

Neural Circuit Development and Plasticity (Utrecht, the Netherlands, 15-19 July 2019)
Master Neuroscience and CognitionUtrecht University, the Netherlands.

The FENS and IBRO-PERC stipend awardees to attend the Neural Circuit Development and Plasticity course are:

  • Mai Ahmed (Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University, Okinawa, Japan)
  • Magdalena Pereyra (University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina)
  • Anton Nastenko (Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology NAS of Ukraine, Kiev, Ukraine)
  • Maria Anastasiadou (University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland)
Drugs and the Brain: from Laboratory to Clinic

Drugs and the Brain: from Laboratory to Clinic (Heraklion, Crete, Greece, 1-5 October 2019)
European Graduate School of Neuroscience - EURON
Maastricht, the Netherlands.

The FENS and IBRO-PERC stipend awardees to attend the Drugs and the Brain: from Laboratory to Clinic course are:

  • Franka Rigo (University of Rijeka, Rijeka, Croatia)
  • Jorge Ferreira (University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal)
  • Laura Alethia de la Fuente (National University of San Martin, Caba, Argentina)
  • Katarzyna Chorazka (Maj Institute of Pharmacology, Polish Academy of Science, Krakow, Poland)

Slots in NENS Courses in 2018

Awarded NENS school courses and students in 2018:

Winter School Ethics and Neuroscience

Winter School Ethics and Neuroscience (Berlin, Germany, 19-23 February 2018)
International Master Program Computational Neuroscience, Berlin, Germany.

TheFENS and IBRO-PERC stipend awardees to attend the Winter School Ethics and Neuroscience are:

  • Bernardo Costa Neves (Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade da Lisboa, Portugal);
  • Redas Dulinskas (Vilnius University, Lithuania);
  • Anastasiya Lado (Belarusian State University, Belarus);
  • Daria Zagranichnova (National Research University Higher Schools of Economics, Russia).
Synapses, neuronal circuits and behavior

Synapses, neuronal circuits and behavior (Coimbra, Portugal, 9-20 April 2018)
PhD Program in Experimental Biology and Biomedicine, CNC-Center for Neuroscience and Center Biology, University of Coimbra, Portugal.

The FENS and IBRO-PERC stipend awardees to attend the Synapses, neuronal circuits and behavior course are:

  • Athanasia Antoniou (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece);
  • Mohieldin Youssef (Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate  University, Japan);
  • Yuliia Nikonishyna (Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, ESC Institute of Biology and Medicine, Ukraine);
  •  Ivana Oravcova (Charles University, Czech Republic).
ELECTRAIN 2018 - Extended Methods Course in Electrophysiology

ELECTRAIN 2018 - Extended Methods Course in Electrophysiology (Göttingen, Germany, 7-18 May 2018)
Göttingen Graduate School for Neurosciences, Biophysics and Molecular Biosciences (GGNB), Göttingen, Germany.

The FENS and IBRO-PERC stipend awardees to attend ELECTRAIN 2018 are:

  • Dmitry Kolesnikov (Institute of Cytology, Russian Academy of Science, Russia);
  • Katarzyna Grzelka (Medical University of Warsaw, Poland);
  • Supti Bhattacharyya (All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India);
  • Vineet Arora (Instituto de Neurociencias, Spain).
Transylvanian Experimental Neuroscience Summer School – TENSS 2018

Transylvanian Experimental Neuroscience Summer School – TENSS 2018 * (Pike Lake, Romania, Transylvania, 1-21 June 2018)
SWC PhD Systems in Neuroscience, London, United Kingdom.
* The amount for each of the IBRO-PERC stipends to attend TENSS is 500 EUR, while the registration fee is fully waived for the 4 selected awardees.

The FENS and IBRO-PERC stipend awardees to attend TENSS 2018 are: 

  • Patricio Casanova (University of Chile, Chile);
  • Alisa Tiaglik (Moscow State University, Russia);
  • Pavithraa Seenivasan (Indian Institute of Science, India);
  • Mateusz Kostecki (Nencki Institute of Experimentl Biology, Poland).
Neural Circuit Development and Plasticity

Neural Circuit Development and Plasticity (Utrecht, the Netherlands, 2-6 July 2018)
Master Neuroscience and Cognition, Utrecht University, the Netherlands.

The FENS and IBRO-PERC stipend awardees  to attend Neural Circuit Development and Plasticity are:

  • Angela Parn (Aarthus University, Denmark);
  • Surendra Anand (Jawaharlar Nehru University, India);
  • Joanne Falck (Free University Berlin, Germany);
  • Aggeliki Sotiriou (University of Crete & Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Greece).

Slots in NENS Courses in 2017

Awarded NENS school courses and students in 2017:

Psychopharmacology: from laboratory to clinic

Psychopharmacology: from laboratory to clinic (University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, 7-11 October 2017)
The European Graduate School of Neuroscience EURON, Maastricht, the Netherlands.

The FENS and IBRO-PERC stipend awardees to attend the Psychopharmacology: from laboratory to clinic course are:

  • Camila Marcelino Loureiro (University of Sao Paolo, Brazil)
  • Tomas Paulauskas (Life Sciences Center, Vilnius University, Lithuania)
  • Rui Silva Rodrigues (Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal)
  • Marissa Giovanna Schamne (Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil)
In vivo phenotyping of mutant rodents: integrating neural activity, neurochemistry, heart rate and behaviour

In vivo phenotyping of mutant rodents: integrating neural activity, neurochemistry, heart rate and behaviour  (Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 28 August - 3 September 2017)
ONWAR, Graduate Schools of Neurosciences, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

The FENS and IBRO-PERC stipend awardees for the In vivo phenotyping of mutant rodents course are:

  •  Meritxell Aguiló (Karl Franzens University of Graz, Austria)
  • Zoltán Balogh (Semmelweis University, Hungary)
  • Tara Canonica (Cardiff University, United Kingdom)
  • Sandra Moceri (Friedrich Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany)
Neural Circuit Development and Plasticity

Neural Circuit Development and Plasticity (Utrecht, the Netherlands, 10-14 July 2017)
Master Neuroscience and Cognition
Utrecht University, the Netherlands. Application closed on 15 April 2017.

The FENS and IBRO-PERC stipend awardees for the Neural Circuit Development and Plasticity course are:

  • Maria Bolla (Italian Institute of Technology, Italy)
  • Anastasiia Korosteleva (Saint Petersburg State University, Russia)
  • Sara Ratti (University of Trieste, Italy)
  • Fahimeh Yeganeh (Shiraz Medical School, Iran)
Transylvanian Experimental Neuroscience Summer School – TENSS 2018

Transylvanian Experimental Neuroscience Summer School - TENSS(Pike Lake, Romania, 1-19 June 2017)
SWC PhD Systems in Neuroscience,
London, United Kingdom.
* The amount for each of the IBRO-PERC stipends to attend TENSS is 500 EUR, while the registration fee is fully waived for the 4 selected awardees.

The FENS and IBRO-PERC stipend awardees for the TENSS 2017 course are:

  • Dan Tudor Domocos (University of Bucharest, Romania)
  • Diego Hernández (Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, Chile)
  • Divya Rao (Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, India)
  • Ivana Zimová Uhrinová (Institute of Neuroimmunology, Slovakia)
ELECTRAIN 2017 - Extended Methods Course in Electrophysiology

ELECTRAIN 2017 - Extended Methods Course in Electrophysiology (Göttingen, Germany, 8-19 May 2017)
Göttingen Graduate School for Neurosciences, Biophysics and Molecular Biosciences (GGNB).

The FENS and IBRO-PERC stipend awardees for the ELECTRAIN 2017 course are:

  • Pierre Lecouflet (Université Caen Normandie, France)
  •  Biswaranjan Sahoo (National Brain Research Centre, India)
  •  Ana Elisa Speck (Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brasil)
  • Priyadharishini Veeraraghavan (University of Iowa, USA)

Slots in NENS Courses in 2016

Awarded NENS school courses and students in 2016:

ELECTRAIN 2016 - Extended Methods Course in Electrophysiology

ELECTRAIN 2016 - Extended Methods Course in Electrophysiology (Göttingen, Germany, 9-20 May 2016)
Göttingen Graduate School for Neurosciences, Biophysics and Molecular Biosciences (GGNB), Göttingen, Germany.

The FENS and IBRO-PERC stipend awardees for the ELECTRAIN 2016 course are:

  • Mario Carvalho (PhD student, Portugal)
  • Nikola Habek (PhD student, Croatia)
  • Nataliia Martyniuk (PhD student, Ukraine)
  • Maria Neginskaya (PhD student, Russia)
Cellular Immunology in the Central Nervous System and its Role in Brain Diseases

Cellular Immunology in the Central Nervous System and its Role in Brain Diseases (Helsinki, Finland, 23-27 May 2016)
Doctoral Program Brain and Mind, University of Helsinki, Finland.

The FENS and IBRO-PERC stipend awardees for the Cellular Immunology in the Central Nervous System and its Role in Brain Diseases are:

  • Evangelia Paouri (PhD student, Greece)
  • Veronica Peterson (PhD student, Ireland)
  • Vanessa Santos (PhD student, Portugal)
  • Joanna Slusarczyk (PhD student, Poland)
Transylvanian Experimental Neuroscience Summer School - TENSS

Transylvanian Experimental Neuroscience Summer School - TENSS (Pike Lake, Romania, 1-19 June 2016)
International Neuroscience Doctoral Programme, Champalimaud Neuroscience Programme, Lisbon, Portugal.
* The amount for each of the IBRO-PERC stipends to attend TENSS is 500 EUR, while the registration fee is fully waived for the 4 selected awardees.

The FENS and IBRO-PERC stipend awardees for TENSS 2016 are:

  • Mitra Javadzadeh (PhD student, Switzerland)
  • Kacper Kondrakiewicz (PhD student, Poland)
  • Mathias Mahn (PhD student, Israel)
  • Noora Emilia Nevala (master student, Finland)
Summer School on Cognitive Neuroscience

Summer School on Cognitive Neuroscience (Helsinki, Finland, 11-17 August 2016)
Doctoral Program Brain and Mind, University of Helsinki, Finland.

The FENS and IBRO-PERC stipend awardees for the Summer School for Cognitive Neuroscience in  2016 course are:

  • Stine Derdau Sorensen (PhD student, Denmark)
  • Stijn Michielse (PhD student, the Netherlands)
  • Emma Moore (PhD student, United Kingdom)
  • Cynthia Tarlao (PhD student, Canada)
Summer Course on Fear, Anxiety, Obsessions and Trauma

Summer Course on Fear, Anxiety, Obsessions and Trauma (Florence, Italy, 3-8 July 2016)
International Master in Affective Neuroscience, Maastricht University, the Netherlands.

The FENS and IBRO-PERC stipend awardees for the Summer Course on Fear, Anxiety, Obsessions and Trauma are:

  • Anna Asratian (Sweden)
  • Bernardo Barata (Portugal)
  • Shlomi Cohen (Israel)

Slots in NENS Courses in 2015

Awarded NENS school courses and students in 2015:

ELECTRAIN 2015 - Extended Methods Course in Electrophysiology

ELECTRAIN 2015 - Extended Methods Course in Electrophysiology (4-15 May 2015)
Göttingen Graduate School for Neurosciences, Biophysics and Molecular Biosciences (GGNB), Göttingen, Germany.

The FENS and IBRO-PERC stipend awardees for the Electrain course 2015 are:

  • Elina Nagaeva (PhD student, Russia)
  • Hermes Pofantis (PhD student, Greece)
  • Anna Schroeder (PhD student, Belgium)
  • Marija Stanojevic (PhD student, Serbia)

Download the group photo here.

MD/PhD Neuroscience Course

MD/PhD Neuroscience Course (1-19 June 2015).
ZNZ International PhD Program in Neuroscience, Zürich, Switzerland.

The FENS and IBRO-PERC stipend awardees for the MD/PhD Neuroscience Course 2015 are:

  • Elena Berezhnaya (PhD student, Russia)
  • Irene Chaves-Coira (PhD student, Spain)
  • Petr Fabera (PhD student, Czech Republic)
  • Katarzyna Grzelka (PhD student, Poland)

Download the awardees group photo here.

Neural Circuit Development and Plasticity

Neural Circuit Development and Plasticity (13-17 July 2015)
Master Neuroscience and Cognition, Utrecht University, the Netherlands.

The FENS and IBRO-PERC stipend awardees for the Neural Circuit Development and Plasticity course are:

  • Osvaldo Artimagnella (master student, Italy)
  • Rui Rodrigues (master student, Portugal)
  • Eleni Skavatsou (master student, Greece)
  • Anna Maria Tartaglione (PhD student, Italy)

Check here the pics taken during the course.

In vivo phenotyping of mutant rodents: integrating neural activity, neurochemistry, heart rate and behaviour

In vivo phenotyping of mutant rodents: integrating neural activity, neurochemistry, heart rate and behaviour (24-29 August 2015)
ONWAR, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

The FENS and IBRO-PERC stipend awardees for In vivo phenotyping of mutant rodents course are:

  • Nuno Dinis Alves (PhD student, Portugal)
  • Kathrine Louise Jensen (PhD student, Denmark)
  • Theresa Kisko (PhD student, Germany)
  • Jonathan Robertson (PhD student, UK)

View here the photo group and the list of participants.

Advanced Scientific Programming in Pythona

Advanced Scientific Programming in Python (31 August - 5 September 2015).
Graduate School of Systemic Neurosciences, Munich, Germany.

The FENS and IBRO-PERC stipend awardees for the Advanced Scientific Programming in Python course are:

  • Julia Gustavsen  (PhD student, Canada)
  • Seetha Krishnan (PhD student, Singapore)
  • Dominik Krzeminski (master student, Poland)
  •  Yamil Vidal Dos Santos (PhD student, Italy)

View here the pics taken during the course.

Slots in NENS Courses in 2014

Awarded NENS school courses and students in 2014:

Stem cells in neuroscience

Stem cells in neuroscience (November 24-28, 2014)
Lemanic Neuroscience Doctoral School, Geneva & Lausanne (Switzerland).

The FENS and IBRO-PERC stipend awardees for the Stem cells in neuroscience course are:

  • Tamas Bellak (PhD student, Hungary)
  • Matilde Ghibaudi (PhD student, Italy)
  • Neha Pratap Singh (Master student, Finland)
ELECTRAIN 2014 (Extended Methods Course in Electrophysiology)

ELECTRAIN 2014 (Extended Methods Course in Electrophysiology), May 5-16, 2014,
Göttingen Graduate School for Neurosciences, Biophysics and Molecular Biosciences (GGNB), Göttingen (Germany).

The FENS and IBRO-PERC stipend awardees for the Electrain course 2014 are:

  • Bartosz Caban (PhD student, Poland)
  • Nora Krajcs (PhD student, Hungary)
  • Anna Marchenkova (PhD student, Italy)
EEG in neurology and neuroscience

EEG in neurology and neuroscience (September 1-5, 2014),
Lemanic Neuroscience Doctoral School, Geneva (Switzerland).

The FENS and IBRO-PERC stipend awardees for the EEG in neurology and neuroscience course 2014 are:

  • Jing-Yi Wang (PhD student, Germany)
  • Marta Teixeira (PhD student, Portugal)
  • Yuranny Cabral Calderin (PhD student, Germany)
New Targets in Neurodegenerative diseases: Emphasis on new advances in Alzheimer’s Disease research

New Targets in Neurodegenerative diseases: Emphasis on new advances in Alzheimer’s Disease research (September 1-5, 2014),
European Graduate School of Neuroscience (EURON), Maastricht (the Netherlands).

The FENS and IBRO-PERC stipend awardees for the New Targets in Neurodegenerative diseases course 2014 are:

  • Lucy Nelson (PhD student, UK)
  • Sriram Balusu (PhD student, Belgium)
  • Katarzyna Laskowska-Kazub (PhD student, Poland)

Download the group photo here.

Neural development and neurodevelopmental disorders

Neural development and neurodevelopmental disorders (September 22-26, 2014),
Doctoral School in Life and Health Sciences, PhD Program in Neuroscience, Turin (Italy).

The FENS and IBRO-PERC stipend awardees for the Neural development and neurodevelopmental disorders course 2014 are:

  • Lars-Björn Riecken (PhD student, Germany)
  • Xiang Zhao (PhD student, Finland)
  • Lauren Harkin (PhD student, UK)