IBRO News Flash – August

Por - agosto 20, 2021

IBRO warmly welcomes Dr. Daniela Schiller as Associate Editor-in-Chief of Neuroscience
“Neuroscience is the journal where I published my first first-author paper during my graduate studies, so I have a warm place for this journal in my heart”
Dr. Daniela Schiller is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, the Nash Family Department of Neuroscience, and the Friedman Brain Institute, at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and the new Associate Editor-in-Chief of our flagship journal Neuroscience.
Read more

Neuroscience Volume 469
The cover of Neuroscience 469 shows a visual respresentation of machine learning revealing potential drugs for repositioning in Alzheimer’s Disease.
For further information, see article by H. M. Mansour et al. (p.191–196) in this issue.
Read it here
Neuroscience in Africa
‘Nutritional therapy can reduce the burden of depression management in low income countries: A review’
New review article in IBRO Neuroscience Reports, our open access journal, as part of the Special Issue on Neuroscience in Africa.
Read it here

Support IBRO and publish in Neuroscience and IBRO Neuroscience Reports.

⚽️ Playing soccer to raise brain awareness 
To combat drug abuse among youths in Cameroon, Dr. Ayissi, supported by an IBRO Global Engagement Seed Grant, organized events to raise awareness on the effects of drug abuse on the brain.
Read our interview with Dr. Ayissi

The Young IBRO Maternity/Parenthood in Neuroscience Grant aims to support early-career Principal Investigators who are approaching parental leave (either via birth or adoption) by providing supplemental funding.
Deadline: 30 August 2021
IBRO Travel Grants 2022 (Jan-Jun)
The IBRO Travel Grant program aims to foster neuroscience research by providing support to early-career Ph.D. students and post-doctoral fellows from diverse geographical and scientific areas who wish to participate in international neuroscience meetings and events taking place between November 2021 – June 2022.
Deadline: 3 September 2021
IBRO Return Home Fellowships 2022
The objective of the IBRO Return Home Program is to enable young researchers from less developed countries, who have studied neuroscience in advanced research centers, to return home to continue an internationally valid scientific activity in brain research.
Deadline: 10 September 2021
The IBRO US/Canada Regional Committee (USCRC) offers fellowships in 2021 that will cover the cost for PhD students and postdoctoral fellows training in neuroscience in Canada to attend advanced neuroscience courses at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) or the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL).
The IBRO US/Canada Regional Committee (USCRC) offers fellowships in 2021 that will cover the cost for PhD students and postdoctoral fellows training in neuroscience in the US to attend advanced neuroscience courses at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) or the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL).
Deadlines vary
Schools, Workshops, Courses & Confrences
IBRO-ARC Workshop on Zebrafish as a Tool for Neuroscience Research in Africa: The Time to Start in Now!
This Workshop aims to introduce African neuroscientists to the utility of zebrafish as an alternate species for neuroscience research.
Deadline: 22 August 2021
IBRO-APRC Associate School on Neuromics: The Yin-Yang Aspect in Translational Neuroscience
This IBRO-APRC Associate School aims to inspire, motivate, and educate Asian researchers at a higher level and at home in Asia, who will then go out to teach in high schools and universities by providing a virtual platform to learn from the experiences of renowned scientists and clinicians in the field of neuroscience. Open to all regions.
Deadline: 25 August 2021
IBRO-ARC School on Genome Editing for Neuroscience Research
The aim of this IBRO-ARC School is to provide theoretical and hands-on training in genome editing and genetic research techniques to equip neuroscientists with new knowledge to tackle growing biomedical challenges in Africa.
Deadline: 30 August 2021
IBRO-supported IBRO-LARC Practical Workshop
Learn to understand and build the tools you work with in this practical workshop (in Spanish) for neuroscience graduate students in Latin America.
Deadline: 30 August 2021
IBRO-supported Global Engagement Workshop 2021 on Neurodegenerative Diseases
This free Workshop aims to create awareness about various neurodegenerative disorders like Alzheimer’s Disease and other memory disorders like Huntington’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease, Motor Neuron Disease, Multiple System Atrophy, Cerebral Palsy… Open to all regions.
Deadline: 1 September 2021
2nd IBRO-ARC Tunisian School on Fundamentals of Neuroscience, Neurological Disorders, and Therapeutic Approaches: A Focus on Parkinson’s Disease
The School will cover basic principles of neural networks, neural transmission, plasticity, and neurodegenerative diseases with a specific training focused on Parkinson’s disease.
Deadline: 3 September 2021
IBRO-APRC Associate School on Interventional Tools to Improve Cognitive Behavior in Children with Neurodevelopmental Disorders
The purpose of the IBRO Associate School would provide participants with extensive knowledge to understand the modern interventional tools related to cognitive impairment in children with neurodevelopmental disorders and improvement in their functional outcome and quality of life.
Deadline: 6 September 2021
3rd ISCRE and IBRO-ARC Neuroscience and Research Ethics Policy Workshop
The objective of the 3rd ISCRE and IBRO-ARC Neuroscience & Research Ethics Policy workshop is to provide an important channel for the exchange of information and scientific projects. Open to all regions.
Deadline: 13 September 2021

IBRO-supported IBRO-ARPC Short Course on Depression, Anxiety, Mental Stress and it’s Remedies in Light of COVID-19
The whole world is under tremendous stress and depression because of COVID-19. This short-term meeting will be an awareness event for the young generation of our regions.
Deadline: 15 November 2021

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