August 25, 2019

IBRO-ARC Advanced School on Neuroscience Research in South Africa: Infections, Toxins, and Epilepsy

Organizer: Dr. Marissa Kellogg (Oregon Health Science University (OHSU))

Aims and Scope of the School:

Neuroscience Research Training in Southern Africa: Infections, Toxins and Epilepsy.


The week-long advanced neuroscience school will consist of intensive day-to-day and face-to-face interactive program on research design and methodologies in neurosciences, recent advances in environmental neurosciences and experimental modeling (GIS and Laboratory Modeling), and translational applications for clinical and public health benefits with a focus on epilepsy and neuro-infectious disease. The proposed event will leverage ongoing research collaborative initiatives on the African continent to train young neuroscientists to move along the axis basic-translational-implementation sciences. Special modules will focus on ethics, responsible conduct of research, as well as networking and effective scientific communication.

Who should apply to this School?

Participants will include graduate neuroscience trainees, advanced medical students, and residents in neurology and psychiatry programs and science programs. Applicants from Southern and Central Africa will be encouraged to apply.

What costs will be covered for selected applicants?

Lodging, meals, travel.


University of Botswana (UB), Oregon Health Science University (OHSU)

Application deadline: June 6, 2019 (11:59 p.m. CET)

Apply here

For all enquiries, please contact Dr. Marissa Kellogg at

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