From Genes to Thoughts

EMBL PhD Student Symposium on Neurobiology

October 20th + 21st,  2000
at EMBL in Heidelberg, Germany

From molecules to neurons to networks and disease ...
The PhD students of EMBL Heidelberg invite all interested students on a two day journey through Neurobiology. Meet leading scientists in a stimulating atmosphere to exchange ideas on a broad selection of topics in an exploding discipline of modern biology.

Speakers List:
Session A: Neuronal Characteristics Session B: Development of Nervous Systems
Jean-Pierre Changeux (Paris, France), EMBO lecture 
Josep Rizo (Dallas, USA) 
Hilmar Bading (Cambridge, UK) 
Detlev Arendt (Heidelberg, Germany) 
Jonas Frisen  (Stockholm, Sweden)
Joseph Culotti  (Toronto, Canada)
Session C: Learning, Memory, Neural Networks Session D: Disease in Nervous Systems
Randolf Menzel (Berlin, Germany)
Giorgio Ascoli (Fairfax, USA) 
Ad Aertsen (Freiburg, Germany)
Natalia Denisenko (Paris, France)
Andy Randall (London, UK) 
Maeve Caldwell (Cambridge, UK)
Danilo A. Tagle (Bethesda, USA) 
Ursula Bellugi (La Jolla, USA)

Abstracts of most of the talks are now available  here. 

The more detailed  Program of the symposium is now available!

Please  check here for more detailed information about the registration .

!! The registration is now closed !!
(If you have questions about your registration please send an e-mail to  )

Also have a look on the EMBL Main Homepages where you can also find information about
how to get to EMBL .

Our Symposium is sponsored by:

Trends in Neuroscience
SmithKline Beecham Spektrum-
Clontech Roche
MBI Fermentas GATC
Becton Dickinson Pharmacia

And ...there is even more! Another student event will take place at EMBL on the 19th October 2000.  Here  you can find out more about it.

For more information contact

last updated September 17th  2000 by Katia Zanier ( and Olaf Selchow ( ).