Titel: NeNa 2019:
Startdatum: Nov 04 2019
Enddatum:  - Nov 06 2019
Organisator: NeNa Conference 2019

Keynote lectures from three invited speakers:

Octavian Voiculescu (University of Cambridge) on growth and form of the neurulating embryo. He will explore the mechanism of shaping the embryo in amniotes (higher vertebrates), and how the main axis, including the neural plate, is generated by the action of stem zones.

Simon Jacob (Technical University of Munich), on cellular and circuit dynamics of executive control: from mouse to man.

Birgit Derntl (University of Tübingen), tbd. The main focus of Birgit’s research is the interaction between gender, (endogenous and synthetic) sex hormones and health with regards to socio-emotional competencies.


Please register at https://nenaconference.wordpress.com/registration/. The conference is from Monday, November 4th to Wednesday, November 6th, the deadline for registration is September 30th, 2019. Once participants have successfully registered, they can upload an abstract until October 6th, 2019. The conference language is English and the conference fee is 45 Euros (price includes bus transfer from Tübingen to the conference location, accommodation, meals as well as coffee and beverages during the day). Registrations are binding. Students affiliated with the Graduate Training Centre of Neuroscience Tübingen who are actively participating (presenting a poster, talk or giving a workshop) are exempt from the fee.

Travel Funds:

A restricted number of travel awards for students outside Tübingen and Germany are available. Early registration will facilitate the travel award application process.


The conference will take place at the Tagungshaus Schramberg in the Black Forest. (http://familienerholungswerk.de/projekt01/de/schramberg).

Sponsors: NeNa 2019 is supported by the Graduate Training Centre of Neuroscience/International Max Planck Research School Tübingen and the Centre for Integrative Neuroscience.

For further information please have a look at https://nenaconference.wordpress.com and follow us on twitter under @NeNa_conference.