Get to know Dr Dangarembizi

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: Abstract: Cryptococcal meningitis is a highly invasive and deadly fungal infection of Read more about Get to know Dr Dangarembizi[…]

Brain Anatomy: theories, methods and clinical applications.

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.[…]

Cleopatra Kopaopa: Tribute to a life well lived

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[…]

SANS Executive Committee

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[…]

2021 Joseph Altman Award in Developmental Neuroscience

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[…]

SANS2020 Keynote Speaker Prof Paul Manger

Prof. Paul Manger will address the SANS virtual symposium on 20 November–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[…]