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Neuroscience Finland / BRSF Award Ceremony 


June 15, 2023, 13:00 - 17:00
University of Helsinki, Biomedicum, Auditorium 3 (Haartmaninkatu 8, Helsinki)


The Brain Research Society of Finland is inviting to Neuroscience Finland including BRSF Award Ceremony where the best neuroscientist and best PhD thesis will be awarded. The event will be organized on June 15, 2023, 13:00 - 17:00 at the University of Helsinki, Biomedicum, Auditorium 3 (Haartmaninkatu 8, Helsinki)


The event will give the opportunity to neuroscientists of different career stages to present their research and to enable networking within Finland. The event will finish with a dinner and networking. Please see the program below.


Registration is open! Please follow the following link for registration:


13:00 Welcome words, Pirta Hotulainen BRSF Chair

13:10 Best PhD thesis

13:30 Li Lili, University of Turku, Investigating mechanisms of synaptic dysfunction using molecular tools, imaging and proteomics approaches


13:50 Tuomas Lilius, University of Helsinki, Does the glymphatic system bring relief to our problems in CNS drug delivery?


14:15 Coralie di Scala, University of Helsinki, Modulation of membrane proteins by lipids: specific case of KCC2 and glycosphingolipids

14:40 Vinko Palada, University of Helsinki, Circadian mechanisms in chronic pain and analgesia


          Coffee break

During the coffee break you will have the change to meet and discuss with:

Neurocenter Finland - Kansallinen neurokeskus

Former Cajal Training Course students

15:30 Teppo Särkämö, University of Helsinki, Singing in the brain: Preservation and rehabilitative efficacy of singing in post-stroke aphasia


16:05 Introducing prize + winner, Pirta Hotulainen

16:15 Neuroscientist of the year

17:00 End of the symposium

18 onwards Get-together and Dinner at Pub Ludwig

Pub Ludvig is a Pub in Helsinki City Center (Ludviginkatu 1) with good food and nice terrace where we can enjoy the dinner and drinks and say hello to our old and new friends and colleagues. In case the weather is too Finnish, we will go inside. But hopefully weather will be nice and we can stay outside.

Pub Ludvig – Food, Drinks & Shenanigans

Register here


More information from More information from BRSF chair Pirta Hotulainen

or secretary Nadine Huber.


Brain Research Society of Finland

Suomen Aivotutkimusseura ry


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