Brain&Mind Symposium – University of Copenhagen

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Brain&Mind Symposium

We are happy to invite you to the Annual Brain & Mind Symposium on September 21st-22nd 2017 in the main building of the University of Helsinki, Finland!

Registration link:
Please register before 15.8.

This year’s symposium will cover many current topics of neuroscience including therapeutic use of psychedelic drugs, large scale brain dynamics, acid sensing ion channels and neural networks of the retina, and the inhibitory circuitry of the brain.

The following outstanding researchers are giving talks:
Dr. Robin Carhart-Harris (Imperial College London, UK)
Dr. John Wemmie (University of Iowa, USA)
Dr. Jordi Riba (Biomedical Research Institute of Sant Pau, Spain)
Dr. Gregor Thut (University of Glasgow, UK)
Dr. Jens Hjerling-Leffler (Karolinska Institutet, Sweden)
Dr. Thomas Euler (University of Tübingen, Germany)
Dr. Biyu He (NYU School of Medicine, USA)
We will also have a workshop by Dr. Katherine Button from University of Bath about scientific rigor.

You can also find the information on the symposium online at:

Students attending all lectures and workshops will get 1 ECTS and 1 ECTS for a poster presentation. We would also like to encourage postdocs and other researchers to present their results at the poster session.

For more information, please contact the Student Council members or Katri Wegelius.
Best Regards, Student council 2017:
Sanna Koskela, chair
Senem Merve Fred
Hamed Haque
Sebnem Kesaf
Samuel Kohtala
Elina Nagaeva
Santeri Rouhinen

The B&M symposium is financed by the B&M doctoral program (Universities of Aalto and Helsinki). This year we have also been sponsored by Thermo Fisher Scientific, Eppendorf and Orion. We are also grateful for the financial support from the Aalto’s ABC series and Biomedicum Helsinki Seminar.

Katri Wegelius, PhD, Coordinator
Doctoral Programme Brain & Mind (B&M)
Master's Programme in Neuroscience (MNEURO)
+358 (0)50-4480405