Stipendien für Leopoldina Symposium in Israel

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Stipendien für Leopoldina Symposium in Israel
Travel grants for the participation in the 7th Neuroscience Inter-Academy Symposium "Recent Advances in Neuroscience"
(organized by the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina and the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities)
The German Neuroscience Society and the Leopoldina jointly announce travel stipends for young researchers for the participation in the symposium "Recent Advances in Neuroscience" to be held in Jerusalem, Israel from May 19 – 20, 2020. The symposium is jointly organized by the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina and the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities.
Young qualified researchers will have the opportunity to present their own work to German and Israeli key neuroscientists in poster sessions and to discuss the most recent developments with them. The conference language is English, subsequently the posters must be prepared and presented in English.
For the 4th time the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina and the German Neuroscience Society jointly support young poster presenters with travel grants. The 10 stipend winners will be selected by a committee of the German Neuroscience Society (NWG). The stipend consists of 250 EUR (provided by the NWG) for accommodation and additional costs such as poster print etc. It also covers travel expenses (provided by the Leopoldina). In addition, it includes waived registration fee and free participation in the social events.
Eligible are PhD students approaching the completion of their doctoral thesis and postdocs holding a doctoral degree for no longer than 4 years.
Your application must include the following documents:
•            CV (max. 1 page)
•            List of publications (if available)
•            Poster abstract
•            One letter of recommendation
Deadline for application: Friday, January 31, 2020.
Please send your application as an attachment (bundled to one single PDF) by email to Meino Alexandra Gibson (
Speakers from Germany
Eckart Altenmüller, Hannover University of Music, Drama and Media
Elisabeth Binder, Max Planck Institute for Psychiatry, Munich
Katharina Domschke, University Clinic Freiburg
Onur Güntürkün, Ruhr-University Bochum
Michael T., Heneka, University of Bonn
Benjamin Judkewitz, Charité - University Medicine, Berlin
Inga Koerte, LMU Munich
Seija Lehnardt, Charité - University Medicine, Berlin
Marion Silies, Johannes-Gutenberg-University Mainz
Speakers from Israel
Merav Ahissar, Hebrew University
Nir Giladi, Tel-Aviv University/Sourasky Medical Center
Naomi Habib, Hebrew University
Rafi Hadad, Bar-Ilan University
Shira Knafo, Ben-Gurion University
Firas Mawase, Technion
Avi Mendelsohn, Haifa University
Inna Slutsky, Tel-Aviv University
Ivo Spiegel, Weizmann Institute
Yaara Yeshurun, Tel-Aviv University
Yaniv Ziv, Weizmann Institute
Leopoldina Organizing Committee
Ad Aertsen, University of Freiburg, Germany
Helmut Kettenmann; Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine Berlin, Germany
Arthur Konnerth, Technical University of Munich, Germany
Peter Riederer, University Clinic Würzburg, Germany
Dietmar Schmitz, Charité - University Medicine Berlin, Germany