The registration for the next Workshop "Immune influences on Brain & Behavior", which will be held in Brighton on 27-29 June 2014 (http://www.sussex.ac.uk/bsms/ebps/) is now open 

The Wellcome Trust will be able to provide up to £3,100 towards registration, travel and accommodation expenses for 10 early-career clinicians and basic scientists.All early-career clinicians and basic scientists who submit an abstract for poster presentation will be eligible for one of these awards.


Registration is also open for September workshop: "Stress, PTSD & Psychiatric Disorders: From Basic Science to Therapeutic Intervention", 7-8 September 2014, Rehovot, Israel (http://www.weizmann.ac.il/conferences/EBPS2014/)



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Christian Chiamulera
EBPS General Secretary


Dear EBPS members

 Please find below some announcement of meeting and symposia of interest.



Mediterranean Society of Neuroscience

Drug addiction and psychiatric comorbidity: factors of vulnerability and therapeutic targets.

FENS 2014 satellite Meeting (July 4, 2014)




Mediterranean Society of Neuroscience

5th Conference of the Mediterranean Neuroscience Society

Cagliari (Italy), June 12-15th 2015.

Call for symposia deadline April 30th 2014




BARCELONA 2014 Summer Course "Cellular Biology of Addiction" (partnered with the CSHL)



Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors 2014

Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors 2014
23-26 July 2014
Churchill College, Cambridge, UK


Abstract Deadline: Oral Presentations: 3 March   
Poster Presentations: 30 May
Registration deadline: 20 June

This is the third Wellcome Trust conference on nicotinic acetylcholine receptors, following highly successful meetings in 2008 and 2011. nAChRs remain a focus of innovative research: from high resolution studies of the molecular structure and function of this family of ligand-gated ion channels to exploration of their physiological and pathological roles in normal behaviour and disease processes, respectively.  The nAChR 2014 conference aims to cover the spectrum of current research, from molecular, cellular and genetic aspects to behavioural studies.

The successful format of the previous conferences will be retained: An initial set of high profile invited speakers will be complemented by speakers selected from abstract submissions, in order to capture the latest research breakthroughs. In addition, there will be short talks from graduate students and young postdocs. There will be extensive poster sessions, with posters on display throughout the conference.

Scientific programme commitee

Isabel Bermudez Oxford Brookes University, UK
Neil Millar University College London, UK
Susan Wonnacott University of Bath, UK

Confirmed Speakers:

John Dani University of Pennsylvania, USA
Ana Belén Elgoyhen INGEBI-CONICET, Argentina
Cecilia Gotti CNR, Institute of Neuroscience, Italy
Henry Lester Caltech, USA
Uwe Maskos Institut Pasteur, France
Neil Millar University College London, UK
Marina Picciotto Yale University, USA
Darwin Berg University of California, San Diego, USA
Paul Kenny The Scripps Research Institute, USA
Lorna Role Stony Brook University, USA
Steven Sine Mayo Clinic  College of Medicine, USA
Andrew Tapper University of Massachusetts, USA
Nigel Unwin MRC - LMB, UK

For more information, please visit https://registration.hinxton.wellcome.ac.uk/display_info.asp?id=407