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Neuroscience Academy Denmark Retreat in Aarhus on 8-10 May

Neuroscience Academy Denmark would like to invite junior neuroscientists (PhD students and postdocs) to join the NAD Spring Retreat taking place May 8-10 in Aarhus.

Info about event


Monday 8 May 2023, at 10:00 - Wednesday 10 May 2023, at 15:00


Hotel Scandic Aarhus City


Neuroscience Academy Denmark

Join the NAD Spring Retreat at Hotel Scandic Aarhus City May 8-10!

The programme features Research Column meetings, networking with a poster session for junior scientists and keynote speeches by Elite Research Prize winner Professor Per Borghammer and DNRF Chair Grant recipient Professor Vijay Tiwari.

Event website: https://neuroscienceacademydenmark.dk/2023/02/28/nad-spring-retreat/

Programme (subject to change)

Monday May 8 (NAD fellows + junior scientists):

10:00-16:00: NAD Fellow programme

16:30-17:15: PhD journey presentations

17:15-19:00: Social event

Tuesday May 9 (Junior scientists + Research Column members):

10:00-12:30: PhD supervision – authorship expectations

14:00-15:00: Keynote speech by Professor Vijai Tiwari: Deciphering gene regulatory mechanisms underlying brain development and its disruption in neurological disorders.

15:00-17:00: Research Column Meetings (Research Column members)/Junior scientists in NAD (NAD Fellows + Junior scientists)

17:00-19:00: Networking and poster session

May 10 (Research Column members):

9:00-10:00: Keynote speech by Professor Per Borghammer: ‘Body-first vs. brain-first Parkinson’s disease –  a new disease model to explain motor asymmetry, non-motor subtypes, and dementia’

10:00-15:00: Research Column meetings

Who can participate?

Registration is open to members of the NAD Research Columns and junior neuroscientists at Danish universities (PhD students and postdocs).

Research Column members will receive an invitation via e-mail.

If you are junior neuroscientist (PhD student or postdoc) and you would like to participate in the event, please contact us here and provide your name, position, and institution.


NAD will provide rooms for participants travelling to Aarhus for the symposium. Limited rooms available – they will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

Registration deadline

March 15