As part of our ‘Get to know your SANS EXCO webinar series’, we introduce the SANS Secretary, Dr Rachael Dangarembizi. Please join us on Wednesday 9 June at 3pm for her webinar ‘Neuroimmune responses to fungal infections of the brain’. Zoom ID: https://uct-za.zoom.us/j/97557666499 Abstract: Cryptococcal meningitis is a highly invasive and deadly fungal infection of Read more about Get to know Dr Dangarembizi[…]
Join experts from LMU Munich University and the University of Bordeaux for a two day interactive (free) brain anatomy workshop. Please note that this is a MOCK workshop, to test run for future such events. The workshop will focus on theories, clinical applications and hands-on neuroimaging methods, focusing on grey matter and white matter (using Read more about Brain Anatomy: theories, methods and clinical applications.[…]
Support Henry Cock in his quest to raise R4 million for The South African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG-https://sadag.org/) by attempting to break a Guinness World Record by running the most consecutive half marathons in a row in 133 days. He will be running from coast to coast to raise funds and awareness for mental health. Read more about Mental health ‘aweh’ness[…]
It is with deep regret and sadness that we inform you of the untimely death of Ms Cleopatra Kopaopa, who passed away after a short illness on 24 December 2020. Ms Kopaopa was the newly elected SANS executive committee member on the social media portfolio. Ms Kopaopa was a lecturer in Human Physiology, at the Read more about Cleopatra Kopaopa: Tribute to a life well lived[…]
We are pleased to welcome our newly elected Executive Committee members. We are grateful for their commitment and service to the Southern African Neuroscience Society. Chair: Dr Tanya Calvey, University of the Witwatersrand Secretary: Dr Rachael Dangarembizi, University of Cape Town Treasurer: Miss Kimberley Williams, University of Cape Town Co-Chair: Dr Lihle Qulu, Stellenbosch University Read more about SANS Executive Committee[…]
Dear SANS members, The Japan Neuroscience Society is now accepting nominations for the 2021 Joseph Altman Award in Developmental Neuroscience. The Award was established with a fund donated to the Japan Neuroscience Society (JNS) by Dr. Shirley A. Bayer, a widow and long-term collaborator of late Dr. Joseph Altman. Dr. Joseph Altman, who discovered neurogenesis Read more about 2021 Joseph Altman Award in Developmental Neuroscience[…]
Prof. Paul Manger will address the SANS virtual symposium on 20 November https://saneurosoc.co.za/sans–2020-symposium/ Why study brains and behaviour of different mammals? The majority of neuroscience research is focussed on 3 species, rat, mouse and human. The general aim is to understand the basis of human neural function and dysfunction, and to develop therapeutics or interventions; Read more about SANS2020 Keynote Speaker Prof Paul Manger[…]
Dear SANS members, An academic position is available in the Department of Physiological Sciences at Stellenbosch University. Please check the details here and remember to forward to those that may be interested!
Hi SANS members, Applications are open for postgraduate students wishing to pursue a PhD in Neurogenetics at Stellenbosch University. Please take a look at the advertisement, forward on to interested parties, and apply for this great opportunity!