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2022
SPN Travel Award – FRM2023

FRM2023, 03-05 May 2023, Algarve, Portugal
SPN will support the participation of early career SPN members who will present their work at the FRM2023 as follows:

International Travel Award (For SPN members working abroad):
5 PhD Students
5 Post-doctoral Fellows (Postdoc fellowship or Junior Researcher level max 8 years post-PhD)
(Award: 500€)

National Travel Award (For SPN members working in Portugal):
5 MSc or MSc Students
10 PhD Students
10 Post-doctoral Fellows (Postdoc fellowship or Junior Researcher level max 8 years post-PhD)
(Award: value of registration fee)

Deadline Feb 28th, 2023
SPN Travel Award - FENS2022

FENS Forum 2022, 09-13 July 2022, Paris, France
The Portuguese Society for Neuroscience (SPN) will offer 10 travel awards (of 500€ each) to young SPN members for the participation in FENS Forum 2022 (July 9 - 13, 2022) in Paris, France:
- 5 MSc degree or PhD students
- 5 Postdoctoral fellows (Postdoc fellowship or Junior Researcher level max 8 years post-PhD)
Deadline Feb 22nd, 2022

Travel award winners:
- PhD students: Ana Spencer (i3S), Daniela Madeira (CNC), Daniela Vilas Boas da Silva Campos (ICVS), Joana Sofia Correia (ICVS), Leonor Ribeiro Rodrigues (iMM), Miguel Farinha-Ferreira (iMM), Sara L. Paulo (iMM)
- Postdocs: Catarina Morais Seabra (CNC), Dominique Moreira Fernandes (CNC), Joana Guedes (CNC)
Postdoc in Alzheimer's disease

Place: Mossakowski Medical Research Institute in Warsaw, Poland
Predicted Date of Employment: May 2022
Duration of the project: 36 months (possible prolongation)
Project:“Pre-symptomatic synaptic disorders in Alzheimer's disease” (PreSSAD), JPco-fuND2 Call 2021 program financed by the EU Joint Program - Neurodegenerative Disease Research (EU JPND)
https://www.neurodegenerationresearch.eu/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/Press-AD-Abstract.pdf
Keywords: Alzheimers disease, synapses, iPSC reprogramming, brain organoids, iPSC-neurons, cell culture, neuroscience
2022 Joseph Altman Award in Developmental Neuroscience

Scope of the Award:
Research in developmental neuroscience at the tissue and cellular levels. The scope of the Award is not limited to phenomena during fetal or developmental stages; it also includes adult neurogenesis and its biological significance and its changes resulting from aging and diseases. (As a general rule, applied studies are not included within the scope of the Award.)

Eligibility:
As a general rule, researchers who have received their doctorate or comparable academic degree less than 20 years prior to the application submission deadline. (Not limited to members of the Japan Neuroscience Society.)

Application submission site opens on November 1st, 2021.
Application deadline is on January 31st, 2022
Application: https://www.jnss.org/en/joseph-altman-award
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