Buenos Aires, Argentina – Montevideo, Uruguay.
March 20 to  April 3 2016

Organizers:
Lidia Szczupak, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, UBA, Argentina
Daniel Tomsic, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, UBA, Argentina

Students: 

Beltrán Arévalo, Iván Camilo - Colombia
Cano, Agustina - Argentina
Delgado Ocaña, Susana - Cuba
Ferreiro, Dardo - Brazil
Francos, Dennis - Cuba
Galleazzo Martins, Marina - Brazil
Hernández Duran, Linda Carolina - Colombia
Lanza,  Estela Manuela - Argentina
Muñoz, Matías - Chile
Pavez, Melissa - Chile
Pedraza, Lizeth - Colombia
Polcowñuk  Sofía - Argentina
Ramírez, Mauro Federico - Brazil
Rehermann del Río, Guillermo - Uruguay
Reyes Blengini, Federico - Uruguay
Salazar, Juan Esteban - Chile
Sierra Ordoñez, Rodrigo Alejandro - Brazil

 

Aims:
The III Latin American School of Neuroethology is a bi-national initiative aimed to promote Neuroethology in South America, and to train Latin American graduate students in cutting-edge topics and approaches of this discipline. It is conceived as an associated event to the XII International Congress of Neuroethology that, for the first time in 30 years, will be held in the Southern Hemisphere, in South America.

Activities:
The selected students will participate in the following activities:

  1. Theoretical classes and practical demonstrations, March 20-26, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, UBA, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  2. Field trip and field work on the classical South American neuroethology models, weakly electric fish and the crab Neohelice, March, 27, Departamento de Maldonado, Uruguay
  3. XII International Congress of Neuroethology (and one of its Satellite Meetings); II Meeting on Neuroethology of the Southern Cone, and Workshop on Bioengineering, March 28-April 3, Radisson Montevideo Victoria Plaza Convention Center, Montevideo, Uruguay
  4. Each student will present a poster as first author at the regular poster sessions of the XII International Congress of Neuroethology
  5. Each student will write a News&Views essay on one recent article authored by one of the plenary speakers of the XII International Congress of Neuroethology. N&V essays will be discussed in person with their respective authors in the “Meet the experts” session within the XII International Congress of Neuroethology

Coordination:
First week: Lidia Szczupak, Univ. de Buenos Aires, Argentina
                  Daniel Tomsic, Univ. de Buenos Aires, Argentina

Second week: Kent Dunlap, Trinity College, USA
                       Ana Silva, Univ. de la República-IIBCE, Uruguay

Faculty:

  • Ana Amador, Univ. de Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Fernanda Ceriani, Instituto Leloir, Argentina
  • Kent Dunlap, Trinity College, USA
  • Martin Giurfa, Univ. Paul Sabatier, France
  • Jan Hemmi, Univ. of Western Australia, Australia
  • Kim Hoke, Colorado State Univ., USA
  • John Lewis, Univ. of Ottawa, Canada
  • Fernando Locatelli, Univ. de Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Gabriel Mindlin, Univ. De Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Emanuel Mora, Univ. de la Habana, Cuba
  • Lauren O’Connell, Harvard Univ., USA
  • Jose Luis Pena, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA
  • Ana Silva, Univ. de la República-IIBCE, Uruguay
  • Lidia Szczupak, Univ. de Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Daniel Tomsic, Univ. de Buenos Aires, Argentina

Assistant organizers:
Adriana Migliaro, Facultad de Ciencias, UdelaR - IIBCE, Mdeo., Uruguay
Lucía Zubizarreta, Facultad de Medicina, UdelaR – IIBCE, Mideo., Uruguay

Support:
Transportation and lodging are intended to be fully covered depending on the success of financial supports currently in request
Registration fees to the XII International Congress of Neuroethology and its Satellite Meetings will be free of charge.

Evaluation:
Students participation will be evaluated throughout. Individual evaluation includes scoring of poster presentations and N&V essays

Contact:
neuroethology.school.2016@gmail.com


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