Announcement of 2017 FENS-JNS Young Researchers Exchange Support Program (YREP) Awardees

The Calls for Application of 2017 FENS-JNS Young Researchers Exchange Support Program (YREP), were closed on March 1st ,2017 (First Call) and on May 29th, 2017 (Second Call). A total of 7 and 3 outstanding applications were sent in during each call. The selections were made by the Committee of International Affairs of the JNS (Member list is indicated below) based on a secret ballot. Evaluation of each application was performed based on the recommendation letter and the letter of intent, while also taking into account the past scientific achievements by each of the applicants. The recipients are expected to represent JNS at each of the Cajal programs they will participate.

We congratulate the following 2 awardees;

Himari Ogio
(Department of Biomedical Science, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences
University/Institution Nagoya City University)
CAJAL Course: Advanced Techniques in Synapse Biology, 3-23 July 2017, Bordeaux Neurocampus

Meikui Wu
(Department of Sensory and Cognitive Physiology, Graduate School of Medical science, Kumamoto University)
CAJAL Course: Ion channels in the brain in health and disease, 4-22 September 2017, Bordeaux Neurocampus
Cajal Course Participation Report

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August 10, 2017
The International Collaboration Affairs Committee of the JNS,
Chair   Haruhiko Bito
MembersYukiko Goda
Hiroyuki Kamiguchi
Kinichi Nakashima
Yasushi Okamura
Ken-ichiro Tsutsui
Yumiko Yoshimura