29 – 31 August 2012
The APRU symposium series on Brain and Mind Research in the Asia-Pacific (BMAP) will hold its fourth symposium from 29 to 31 August, 2012.
Hosted by Keio University in Tokyo, Japan, this year’s BMAP symposium will cover a broad range of topics in brain and mind research including behavioral and clinical neurosciences, psychiatric and neurodegenerative disorders, molecular neuroscience, cognitive neuroscience, neural stem and iPS cells, and the evolution of the brain under the overarching theme, “Diseases and Evolution of the Brain and Mind”.
The sessions at the symposium will cover various aspects of scientific and clinical neuroscience under the following sub-themes:
- Clinical neuroscience of neural diseases;
- Stem cell biology of the nervous system and disease models;
- Stress and its effects on mental health;
- Molecular neuroscience;
- Neuroimaging, Brain Machine Interface and Cognitive Neuroscience; and
- Evolution of the Brain.
We invite APRU members to send to the symposium subject specialists, Ph.D. students and post-doctoral fellows in the field of neuroscience or related areas andhope to attract one or two participants from each member university on a self-funded basis.
Information on the program, registration and fees, abstract submission, key symposium dates and other logistics can be found in the attached document. Updates will be made available progressively online at http://www.apru.org/activities/symposiums.htm.
If you have any queries regarding the symposium, please contact the BMAP 2012 Symposium Secretariat, Keio University at firstname.lastname@example.org.