International travel grants available for the SANS Symposium

Please see attached for more information. The travel grant application deadline is 10 June.

 

Dr Joan Kaufman will be the international presenter at the SANS Symposium on 16 September 2017.

Plenary: Child Abuse and Epigenetic Mechanisms of Disease Risk.

Parallel: Promoting Resilience in Maltreated Children

Dr Joseph Raimondo will be the local presenter.

Plenary: GABAergic transmission in epileptic seizures: a goodie turned bad?

The annual SANS Symposium and AGM will be held at Lord Charles Hotel in Somerset West. The symposium will be hosted by the Biological Psychiatry Congress.

We invite SANS members to present their neuroscience research topics (not only psychiatric research) and to attend the annual SANS AGM to discuss matters related to the progress of the Society. Members are encouraged to nominate promising neuroscientists from southern Africa to be co-opted onto the executive committee. A focus of this year’s AGM will be transformation of the committee.

Abstract submission has been extended to 10 June  2017  http://www.biopsychsa.co.za/index.php/abstracts-bio/abstract-submission

SANS members can now RSVP for the gala dinner at a reduced price of R250 per person. Contact the conference organizer (sonja@londocor.co.za) in order to do so.

Accommodation at the Lord Charles Hotel http://www.biopsychsa.co.za/index.php/accomodation

We look forward to seeing old and new SANS members at this beautiful venue to talk neuroscience and discuss how we can move the Society forward.

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