Registration & Info: https://ibro.myreviewroom.com, deadline: March 12th 2017
Organizer: Prof. Sharon L. Juliano (USUHS, Bethesda MD)
Note: The IBRO-ARC 10th Teaching Tools Workshop aims to provide tools and a framework for teaching Neuroscience in African Countries.
Registration: For registration and more details please click here.
Organizer: Prof Nilesh Patel (University of Nairobi, Kenya)
Note: Registration fee of $50 covers airfare, meals, accommodation, and workshop material. Participant number is limited to 20. Applicants should have a background in zoology, behavioural ecology, neuroscience, medicine, pharmacy, or wildlife studies.
Organizer: Dr. Marina Bentivoglio (University of Verona School of Medicine)
Note: This workshop is aimed at helping young African investigators acquire skills and develop strategic means to communicate with the broad neuroscience community and, in particular, to publish scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals.
Organizer: Yunusa M. Garba (International Max Planck Research School for Organismal Biology, University of Konstanz, Germany)
Note: Registration fee of $50 covers Breakfast, lunch and certificate
Registration is Free
Organizers: Prof Michael J. Boivin (Michigan State University, USA) and Prof Bruno Giordani, , University of Michigan USA).
Note: For more details contact: Dr. Noeleine Nakasujja (email@example.com)
Goal: to identify and discuss opportunities, challenges and resources to network for research and research capacity strengthening.
Organizers: Kathleen Michels, PhD (Fogarty International Center, NIH, USA) and Desire Tshala-Katumbay (Oregon Health Sciences University, USA)
Speaker: Angelina Kakooza (Makerere University Kampala, Uganda)
Speaker: Nakasujja Noeline (Makerere University Kampala, Uganda)
Emerging Viral Infections in Sub-Saharan Africa and The Developing Nervous System: Ebola, West Nile, Zika and Other Viruses
Organizer: Kristensson Krister (Karolinska Institutet Sweden)
Parkinson’s Disease: An Emerging Pathology in Africa
Organizer: Gams Massi Daniel (Cheikh Anta DIOP University, Senegal)
Speaker: Pierre Magistretti (EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland)
Symposium of the International Society of Neuroimmunology – ISNI
Organizer: Roberto Furlan (San Raffaele Scientific Institute Italy)
Neurodegenerative Diseases: Animal Models and Treatments
Organizer: Per Nilsson (Karolinska Institutet Sweden)
Speaker: Andrea Brand (University of Cambridge, UK)
Sensory systems in African insect diseases vectors
Organizer: Conor McMeniman (Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute, USA)
Comparative Avian Adult Neurogenesis
Organizer: Amadi Ihunwo (University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa)
Speaker: Tim Bliss (UCL and Francis Crick Institute, UK)
Speaker: Larry Swanson (University of Southern California, USA)
Who Is Concerned About Laboratory Animal Welfare for African Neuroscience Development?
Organizer: Francis Fakoya (Northumbria University, United Kingdom)
Medicinal Plants Real or Placebo Properties? The Case of Four Plants Empirically Used in Cameroon to Treat Epilepsy, Anxiety and Depression.
Organizer: Rigobert Espoir Ayissi Mbomo (University of Yaounde I, Cameroon)
Speaker: Abdul H. Mohammed (Karolinska Institutet and Linnaeus University, Sweden)
Organizer: Valeria Della-Maggiore
Pathogenesis of Neuropsychiatric Disorders: Lessons from Serotonin Deficient Animal Models
Organizer: Michael Bader (Max-Delbrück-Center, Germany)
The Hippocampus in Sense and Senility
Organizer: Raj Kalaria (Newcastle University, UK)
Speaker: Axel Borst (Max Planck Institute for Neurobiology, Germany)
Speaker: Sten Grillner (Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden)
Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms in Development, Adaptation and Degeneration of the Nervous System
Organizer: Susan Sara (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifque, France)
Alcohol Use Disorders and Psychiatric Diseases
Organizer: Inssaf Berkiks (Ibn Tofail University, Morocco)
Neurobiology and Behaviour of Circadian and Seasonal Rhythms in African Species
Organizer: Lakhdar-Ghazal Nouria (Mohammed V University, Faculty of Sciences, Morocco)
Metals and Neurotoxicity: A Case Study of Vanadium
Organizer: James Olopade (University of Ibadan, Nigeria)
Organizer: Mustafa Al’absi (University of Minnesota, USA)
Research and Ethics in Africa
Organizer: Sharon Juliano (USUHS, USA)
Speaker: Marina Bentivoglio (University of Verona School of Medicine, Italy)
Speaker: Vivienne Russell (University of Cape Town, South Africa