Adult Neurogenesis: Evolution, Regulation and Function
May 6-8, 2015 – Dresden, Germany
2015 is the 50th anniversary of Joseph Altman’s landmark discovery of adult neurogenesis. To celebrate, the fourth conference in Abcam’s Adult Neurogenesis meeting series this meeting will put the developmental process of adult neurogenesis and its regulation into the wider context of its functional and presumed evolutionary relevance. Hosted by the Center for Regenerative Therapies in Dresden, Germany on May 6-8, 2015, this conference offers opportunities for participants to hear the latest news and developments, present their work, take part in discussions and to network with colleagues from around the world.
Free registration for grabs!
Abcam and the Node are looking for an official meeting reporter to attend this meeting. The Reporter will be responsible for providing regular updates of interesting talks/discussions for social media posts (by Abcam), plus a meeting report of their experience and the sights and sounds of the meeting (for publishing on The Node and Abcam website).
To apply to be the meeting reporter, please send a short paragraph (max. 200 words) to firstname.lastname@example.org, letting let us know why you’re are the best scientist for the job! Application deadline: March 26, 2015. The winner will receive free registration to the meeting (travel and accommodation not included).
Organizer: Gerd Kempermann (Center for Regenerative Therapies TU Dresden, Germany)
Keynote speaker: Fred Gage (Salk Institute, US)
Confirmed speakers: Nora Abrous , Irmgard Amrein, Benedikt Berninger, Federico Calegari, Paul Frankland, Jonas Frisen, Wieland Huttner, Sebastian Jessberger, Caghan Kizil, Paul Manger, Ana Martin-Viallalba, Hannah Monyer, Hongjun Song
Call for abstracts: Participants are invited to submit abstracts and a number these will be selected for short talk and poster presentations. Abstracts can be submitted during online registration.
• February 9, 2015: Early bird registration and oral abstract submission
• March 26, 2015: Standard registration and poster abstract submission
Congratulations to our meeting reporter competition winner!
Congratulations to Nambirajan Govindarajan, winner of The Node/Abcam meeting reporter competition. Nambirajan has won free registration to Adult Neurogenesis: Evolution, Regulation and Function (May 6-8, 2015 in Dresden, Germany) and he will be posting, tweeting from the meeting as well as providing a full report after the meeting (available on the Node and Abcam website).
Nambirajan is a postdoctoral fellow at the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE). Find out more about Nambirajan’s background and what he is most looking forward to at the meeting on the Abcam website.