[Neuroinfo] DENDRITES 2014, July 1-4, Crete: LAST CALL & LOWER REGISTRATION
poirazi at imbb.forth.gr
Thu Apr 3 12:02:18 CEST 2014
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4^th NAMASEN Training Workshop
Heraklion, Crete, Greece.
July 1-4, 2014
info at dendrites2014.gr <mailto:info at dendrites2014.gr>
* * * * * FINAL DEADLINE EXTENSION* * * * *
Abstract submission for poster and oral presentation has been extended
to *April 14th, 2014. This is the final submission date.*
* * * * * *REGISTRATION WAIVERS FOR STUDENTS/POSTDOCS** * * * *
Several registration waivers are still available!!
Waivers are provided by IBRO PERC funding for Symposia, Workshops &
Meetings. Students and postdocs presenting an abstract are eligible. To
request a waiver, please send an email to info at dendrites2014.org
<mailto:info at dendrites2014.org>including information about your
Travel funds might also become available and will be announced on the
* * * * **LOWER REGISTRATION FEES if registering by April 30th, 2014** *
* * *
We are happy to announce that, given the availability of new
sponsorships, we can provide lower registration fees (-40 Euro) for
attendants registering by April 30th, 2014. People who registered
already will get reimbursed.
* * * * * EMBO KEYNOTE LECTURE* * * * *
We are happy to announce that Prof. Tonegawa's lecture will be
supported by EMBO, as the "EMBO Keynote Lecture". This award, given to
EMBO members presenting in major international scientific meeting,
highlights the international standing of DENDRITES 2014.
Dendrites 2014 aims to bring together scientists from around the world
to present their research on dendrites, ranging from the molecular to
the anatomical and biophysical levels. The Workshop will take place in
the beautiful island of Crete, just after the AREADNE meeting
(areadne.org) which takes place in the nearby island of Santorini. Note
that Santorini is just a 2 hour boat ride from Crete. One could combine
two meetings in a single trip to Greece!
FORMAT AND SPEAKERS
The meeting consists of the Main Event (July 1-3) and the Soft Skills
Day (July 4). Invited speakers for the Main Event include:
* Susumu Tonegawa (Nobel Laureate),
* Angus Silver,
* Tiago Branco,
* Alcino J. Silva,
* Michael Häusser,
* Julietta U. Frey,
* Stefan Remy, and
* Kristen Harris.
For the Soft Skills Day, Kerri Smith, Nature podcast editor, is going to
present on communication and dissemination of scientific results.
Alcino J. Silva (UCLA) will present his recent work on developing
tools for integrating and planning research in Neuroscience. There will
be a hands on session on tools used to model neural cells/networks and a
talk about the advantages of publishing under the Creative Commons License.
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
Submission of abstracts for poster and oral presentations are due by *14
April 2014*. We welcome both experimental and theoretical contributions
addressing novel findings related to dendrites. For details, please see
Electronic abstract submission is hosted on the Frontiers platform,
where extended abstracts will be published as an online, open access
special issue (in Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience, Impact factor
4.5). One of the authors has to register for the main event as a
presenting author. In case an abstract is not accepted for presentation,
the registration fee will be refunded.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION
Please see the conference web site (http://dendrites2014.gr/), subscribe
to our twitter (https://twitter.com/dendrites2014) or RSS feeds
(http://dendrites2014.gr/rss_feed/news.xml), or send an email to
info at dendrites2014.org <mailto:info at dendrites2014.org>.
Panayiota Poirazi, Ph.D.
Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (IMBB)
Foundation of Research and Technology-Hellas (FORTH)
Vassilika Vouton, P.O.Box 1385
GR 711 10 Heraklion, Crete, GREECE
Tel: +30 2810 391139
Fax: +30 2810 391101
Εmail:poirazi at imbb.forth.gr
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