Glia in health and disease School 2017

Glia in health and disease School 2017

Program Overview:

Glia in health and disease School will be held 19-21 September 2017, aimed at early career researchers working in neuroscience and related disciplines with an interest in the role of astroglia in brain function. The School will host a series of lectures and round-table workshop seminars conducted by international experts in the field. These will be focused on the modern concepts and approaches to explore the versatile roles of glial cells in the brain. The attendees are requested to have a poster presentation. Poster sessions will be held during the School, with a Best Poster Prize awarded. Applications are welcome from graduate students and postdoctoral researchers.

Glia in health and disease School 2017 is supported by the grant from the Russian Scientific Foundation “Astroglial regulation of brain rhythms and epileptic seizures” (15-14-30000).


  • Alexey Brazhe, Lomonosov Moscow State University (Russia)
  • Peter Bregestovsky, Aix Marseille Université (France)
  • Niels Danbolt, Universitetet i Oslo (Norway)
  • Alexander Dityatev, Deutsches Zentrum für Neurodegenerative Erkrankungen (Germany), UNN Institute of Neuroscience (Russia)
  • Boris Gutkin, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Paris (France)
  • Ivan Pavlov, UCL Institute of Neurology (UK)
  • Dmitri Rusakov, UCL Institute of Neurology (UK), UNN Institute of Neuroscience (Russia)
  • Alla Salmina, Krasnoyarsk State Medical University (Russia)
  • Leonid Savtchenko, UCL Institute of Neurology (UK), UNN Institute of Neuroscience (Russia)
  • Annalisa Scimeni, University of Albany, State University of New York (USA)
  • Alexey Semyanov, UNN Institute of Neuroscience (Russia)
  • Oleg Shupliakov, Saint-Petersburg State University (Russia)
  • Victor Tarabykin, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin (Germany), UNN Institute of Neuroscience (Russia)
  • Kirill Volynski, UCL Institute of Neurology (UK)
  • Alexey Zaitsev, Sechenov Institute of Evolutionary Physiology and Biochemistry RAS (Russia)
  • Robert Zorec, University of Ljubljana (Slovenia)

Registration is limited to 30 participants. Applicants will be selected on the basis of their academic background and the relevance in their current research to the course.

Application Deadline: June 25, 2017

Notification of selections: July 3, 2016

Abstracts submission: Please submit your abstracts for the School to School Secretary Olya Tyurikova: