Mood and Food: Exploring the gut-brain connection

European Brain Council
Brussels
Wednesday, March 06, 2019
One of EBC’s annual activities is to hold an outreach event for Members of the European Parliament and the general public during the Brain Awareness Week. This year we focus on “Mood and Food: Exploring the gut-brain connection”. Join us in the European Parliament in Brussels (JAN 3Q Brasserie) on the 6th of March from 18:00 to 20:00. This event will focus on the connection between mood and food, exploring the relationship between what you eat and how it can affect your mood and daily function. Held as a reception this year, the event will combine food, informal presentations and discussion with experts in this growing field of research.


Brain Awareness Week

The Dana Foundation
Worldwide
Monday, March 11, 2019 - Sunday, March 17, 2019
Every March, Brain Awareness Week unites the efforts of partner organizations worldwide in a celebration of the brain for people of all ages. Activities are limited only by the organizers’ imaginations and include open days at neuroscience labs; exhibitions about the brain; lectures on brain-related topics; social media campaigns; displays at libraries and community centers; classroom workshops; and more.


Microsatellite DNA Expansions in Rare Genetic Diseases

The New York Academy of Sciences
New York, NY
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
This event will explore recent developments in our knowledge of the biological processes driving repeat expansion diseases, as well as strategies for effective therapeutic intervention, and barriers to drug discovery.


Neurotechnology for High-Consequence Communication and Decision-Making

International Neuroethics Society
Toronto
Wednesday, June 05, 2019
One-day conference in which experts from industry, academia and legal professions will discuss the social and ethical implications of neurotechnology relating to health, crime, and civil and disability rights. Find out what the future holds for neurotechnology.


IBRO World Conference

IBRO
Daegu, Korea
Saturday, September 21, 2019 - Wednesday, September 25, 2019
The meeting of the International Brain Research Organization will be in Korea in 2019. The IBRO World Congress has been held every four years since 1982, and it is one of the most prominent international scientific congresses of its kind expected to be attended by over 4,000 neuroscientists from around the world. IBRO aims to promote neuroscience research and communication among researchers globally and provide educational support for young investigators from developing countries.  Open Applications -- Young Investigator Training Programme - deadline 30 January;    IBRO Travel Grants - Application deadline: 8 February; Side Meetings/Workshops - deadline: 28 February;  Exhibitor Application - deadline: 28 February;  FENS Travel Grants for FENS members - deadline: 1 March;  SfN Travel Grants for SfN members - deadline: 11 March;  Early Bird Registration - deadline: 14 April;  Abstract Submission - deadline: 14 April;  Sponsorship Opportunities - deadline: 31 May;  Satellite Meetings - open deadline, subject to availability