Marseille will be the capital of neuroscience from 22 to 24 May 2019! Nearly 1,300 researchers, clinicians and students from around the world will share their work at NeuroFrance 2019, an international symposium organized by the Society of Neuroscience. A rich program, with 8 plenary lectures, 42 symposia, 6 specialized sessions, 525 posters, and an exhibition with 42 companies and biotechnology companies, will make this conference an exceptional moment to highlight the major scientific and technological advances. on the functioning of the brain. Neuroscience research in Marseille will be showcased in the “NeuroVillage”, bringing together NeuroMarseille, a thematic institute gathering 10 public laboratories (more than 700 people in 71 research teams), NeuroSchool (nEURo * AMU), School of Neuroscience Aix-Marseille University and Dhune, neuropole of excellence for neurodegenerative diseases. A 360 ° virtual tour will be offered to conference participants to immerse visitors in the heart of Marseille’s neuroscience innovations. Finally, the meeting between the arts and neuroscience will also be highlighted in the exhibition “Art in the lead”, composed of five original works created by artists and scientists.

Around the conference

Tuesday, May 21
• at INMED
A translational research workshop, organized by the Society of Neuroscience and coordinated by Dr. Alfonso Represa and Prof. Fabrice Bartolomei will be held at the Institute of Neurobiology of the Mediterranean. This workshop aims to inform young doctors and researchers about new developments in epilepsy research. The program for this day is here. Free registration but mandatory until May 7th. 50 euro after this date. Click here.

• On the campus Saint-Charles, Aix-Marseille University
NeuroJobs, workshops organized by Neuroschool (nEURo * AMU) dedicated to job search for young PhDs.
Tuesday May 21st, 6:30 pm, conference room, BMVR of the Alcazar
Professor Fabrice Bartolomei (Neurologist, Professor of Physiology) will give a public lecture on the different forms of consciousness studied in neuroscience and will show the impact of diseases, such as epilepsy, on the brain mechanisms of consciousness
and the functioning of the brain.

Wednesday, May 22, forecourt of the Palais des Congrès
Researchers from the Biological and Medical Magnetic Resonance Center, students from the Neuronautes Association of Aix-Marseille University and Les Petits Débrouillards will present animations, documents and experiences accessible to the general public, to better understand the functioning of the brain and expose the societal impact of neuroscience research.

Wednesday, May 22, from 6:15 pm, Brasserie les Danaides
Christophe Rodo, doctoral student and scientific popularizer, will lead a conference on NeuroMyths.

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