International Scientific School FRONTIERS OF MODERN NEUROSCIENCE

15-18 June, 2014 Nizhny Novgorod (Russia)

 We are pleased to invite you to participate in the international scientific school “Frontiers of modern neuroscience” scheduled from 15th to 18th of June 2014. The school will take place in the comfortable country club Ildorf ( located nearby Nizhny Novgorod.

The objective of the school is to give graduate and postgraduate students as well as young researchers interested in neuroscience an overview of the main trends in the field and to discuss various approaches in solving the topical problems of neuroscience including the topics such as: mechanisms of synaptic and extrasynaptic transmission; role of glial cells and extracellular matrix in neural signaling; mathematical and computer modeling of neurons and neural networks.

 School program will consist of lectures given by the leading scientists, seminars organized by the school staff, poster and oral presentations by the students.

 Lectors of the school will be the leading Russian and foreign scientists from the following institutions:


  • Lobachevsky State University of Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
  • Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia
  • Nizhny Novgorod State Medical Academy, Russia
  • German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases, Germany
  • University of Manchester, UK
  • RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Japan
  • CSI Kurchatov Institute, Russia
  • Institute of Higher Nervous Activity and Neurophysiology, Russia
  • University of California San Diego, USA
  • University of Umea, Sweden
  • Center for Biomedical Technology, Polytechnic University of Madrid, Spain


 The meeting is organized by the Nizhny Novgorod Neuroscience Center and the Lobachevsky State University of Nizhny Novgorod.


If you wish to participate in the school, please send your CV and a short abstract (not more than 2500 characters) to the Scientific Secretary (,

Applications from students are accepted starting from 10th April to 5th May 2014. Admission decisions will be announced on 15th of May, 2014.

Please note that the accommodation, meals and travel cost for the participants of the school are free of charge. Participation in the School is provided on a competitive basis.

Scientific Secretaries of the School: Susan Gordleeva, +79877540864 Sergey Stasenko, +79200590514

Гордлеева Сусанна, +79877540864

Стасенко Сергей  , +79200590514