Positions for postgraduate level students at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Medical Physiology, Stellenbosch University

Positions for a Doctoral students in Neurogenetics are available at the Medical Physiology Department. This position is for a new sexual defeat basic neuroscience animal model. The positions will involve working at the animal unit conducting animal behavioural techniques and neurochemical analysis on brain tissue. You will also work closely with researchers from the Department Read more about Positions for postgraduate level students at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Medical Physiology, Stellenbosch University[…]

Travel Awards to Attend the 43rd Annual Meeting of Japan Neuroscience Society

Dear SANS members, The 43rd Annual Meeting of the Japan Neuroscience Society will be held at Kobe Convention Center, Hyogo, Japan from July 29 to August 1, 2020. Applications for travel awards to support attendance by senior postdoctoral fellows and young principal investigators are now open. Please find further details at the application website:  https://neuroscience2020.jnss.org/en/travel_award.html

Postdoctoral Position in Bioinformatics

Dear SANS members, Applications are open for a postdoctoral position in bioinformatics in the Department of Psychiatry at Stellenbosch University! The successful applicant will join the newly established SAMRC Extramural Unit on the Genomics of Brain Disorders, as well as the NRF/DSI South African Research Chairs Initiative in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Please note that the Read more about Postdoctoral Position in Bioinformatics[…]

Invited speaker at the SANS symposium: Thijs Verhoog

Our second invited speaker for the SANS symposium is Thijs Verhoog, a postdoctoral researcher in the lab of Dr Joseph Raimondo at the University of Cape Town. Thijs is an electrophysiologist and obtained his PhD under the supervision of Prof Huibert Mansvelder at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. He specialized in making electrical recordings from human Read more about Invited speaker at the SANS symposium: Thijs Verhoog[…]

Invited speaker at the SANS symposium: Dorit Hockman

Dr Dorit Hockman did her undergraduate and MSc at the University of Cape Town (UCT). For her PhD at the University of Cambridge she explored the evolution and development of vertebrate hypoxia-sensitive cells. In 2013, Dorit joined Trinity College (Oxford) to perform research into neural crest evolution. Dorit is now a lecturer at UCT, where Read more about Invited speaker at the SANS symposium: Dorit Hockman[…]