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ANA Newsletter April 2018

23 Apr 2018 1:52 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

The Topics of the ANA News aPRIL 2018


1. Best Thesis Award
2. Travel Grants for the FENS Forum in Berlin
3. ÖGMBT Meeting at the Campus Altes AKH, Vienna,September 17-20, 2018

4. ANA and APHAR Agree on Partnership

5.
Please Update Your Profile in the ANA Member Database
6.
Reminder: FENS-Kavli Network of Excellence
7. CAJAL Hands-On Training Courses 2018

1. BEST THESIS AWARD

ANA announces the “2018 Best PhD Thesis Award.” Submissions are for dissertations completed and successfully defended between January 1st and December 31st of the year 2018. The submission period will be January 1st to 15th, 2019. The Prize Committee consists of three previous Loewi Prize Awardees and the ANA President in office in the year 2018 who will chair the committee. The prize money will be € 500. An abstract of the thesis will be published on the ANA website.

PhD dissertations of ANA Members are eligible for consideration, regardless of the home discipline. Dissertations must clearly show the contributions made by the student applicant. Hence, experimental work carried out by co-authors, where pertinent, should be clearly indicated.

Nominations should be submitted electronically to the ANA President and must include the thesis, a one-page abstract (300 word), a statement on the experimental work carried out by co-authors, a list of publications (if available), the CV, and a letter of recommendation from the thesis adviser or committee member, all in English.

2. Travel Grants for the FENS Forum in Berlin

If you are an ANA Student member and have submitted an abstract to the FENS Forum 2018, you may apply for a travel grant. Please visit the ANA Website for information.
Deadline for applications: May 31st, 2018.

3. ÖGMBT Meeting at the Campus Altes AKH, Vienna, September 17–20, 2018 

ANA contributes a session "Pluripotent Stem Cells and Neural Differentiation" to this meeting. Our invited speaker Rick Livesey (Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge, UK) will talk about "Studying human brain development and disease with pluripotent stem cells." Please note that Biophysics Austria has a (pre) Satellite to this meeting.

Details for the ÖGMBT meeting on program, registration, and abstract submission can be found on the ANA Event Page.

4. ANA and APHAR Agree on Partnership

As member of ANA you may register at APHAR Meetings to the same conditions as APHAR members. The 24thAPHAR Symposium will take place September 27th – 28th, 2018 in Graz. You can access the APHAR Meeting Website here.

Joint Meeting of ANA and APHAR at the CCB in Innsbruck.
Save the date: September 25th – 27th, 2019. This will be a great event!

5. Please Update You Profile in the ANA Member Database

Please enter your email address and keywords of your scientific interests in our database in order to make this the useful tool we are hoping for fostering communication. It’s fast and easy. You find instructions on our website.

6. Reminder: FENS-Kavli Network of Excellence

Please apply for yourself, or bring yourself to our attention, if you feel ready to become member of the prestigious FENS-Kavli Network of Excellence. You can find the details of the program here.

7. CAJAL Hands-On Training Courses 2018

Advanced Imaging Methods for Cellular Neuroscience
10 - 28 September 2018, Bordeaux Neurocampus
Deadline: 14 May 2018.

Linking Neural Circuits and Behaviour
8 - 26 October 2018, Bordeaux Neurocampus
Deadline: 13 June 2018.

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