Deadline:

January 15, 2019 (11:59 p.m. CET).

Location:

 Montreal – Canada

(Partially Funded)

Description

IBRO-USCRC 13th Canadian School of Neuroscience: Plasticity of Neural Circuits in Health and Disease

This Canadian IBRO School of Neuroscience offers an advanced neuroscience course for young investigators from Africa and Latin America. The School is intended for 12-14 promising young trainees from Africa and Latin America who have clear leadership potential in the scientific community of their home countries. Laboratory research experience of applicants is essential. Unique features of the School are hands-on experience in the laboratory of their choice and attendance and presentation of their work in poster format at the Canadian Association for Neuroscience’s annual meeting, a meeting that brings together over 1000 researchers, mostly from across Canada and the United States.

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Educational Objectives:

  1. To deepen participants’ understanding of mechanisms related to the development, plasticity, and repair of neural circuits.
  2. To acquaint the participants with a variety of experimental approaches and analytical tools applied to a different model system; five days of the school are dedicated to providing individual lab experience for each student.
  3. Provide an opportunity for students to present their research; tutor students in the analysis of data and literature.
  4. Provide general guidance on the preparation of research applications, presentations, manuscripts. Two sessions will be dedicated to discussion about science and about ethics of scientific research.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Neuroscience.

Required Languages

English.

Eligible Countries

EGYPT, SYRIA, PALESTINE, TUNISIA, ALGERIA, MOROCCO, SUDAN, LIBYA, KUWAIT, SOMALIA, DJIBOUTI, MAURITANIA, COMOROS, & OTHER COUNTRIES FROM AFRICA AND LATIN AMERICA .

Program Period

13-31 May, 2019

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • This Canadian IBRO School of Neuroscience offers an advanced neuroscience course for young investigators from Africa and Latin America.
  • The School is intended for 12-14 promising young trainees from Africa and Latin America who have clear leadership potential in the scientific community of their home countries.
  • Laboratory research experience of applicants is essential.
  • Unique features of the School are hands-on experience in the laboratory of their choice and attendance and presentation of their work in poster format at the Canadian Association for Neuroscience’s annual meeting, a meeting that brings together over 1000 researchers, mostly from across Canada and the United States.

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

Successful applicants will have all their expenses paid for by this School. This includes traveling (airfare from home to Montreal and back, train fare Montreal -Toronto and back) and living expenses (housing, meals and local transportation in both cities), as well as the registration to Canadian Association for Neuroscience Annual Meeting. Visas and other immigration arrangements are the responsibility of each student.

How to Apply

First Step: Fill in and then submit the application form. You will be asked to provide:

  • Details for two referees, one of whom is your current supervisor.
  • additional documents such as CV, abstract, etc.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Menna Hozien / Egypt 

Reviewed by” Shaimaa Abdelmoneim/ Egypt 
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