BNA Festival of Neuroscience 2013

7 Apr 2013 to 10 Apr 2013


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The Festival has the enthusiastic support from 18 learned societies with a neuroscience interest, the Festival will be a unique event bringing together basic and clinical brain researchers  - biochemists, pharmacologists, anatomists, developmental biologists, physiologists, immunologists,oncologists, psychologists and psychiatrists from UK, Europe and the USA.   
Over 2000 delegates are expected to register for the meeting over 4 days which will comprise 56 symposia and workshops, 8 high profile plenary lectures, poster presentations and a trade exhibition.
The Festival promises to be an exciting and unique event.  The committee has created a comprehensive and engaging scientific programme featuring a top line-up of plenary lectures from world renowned experts in the field of neuroscience, they include:

  • Professor Yves Agid, Pitié-Salpêtrière University Hospital, France
  • Professor David Attwell, University College London, UK
  • Professor Tim Bliss, National Institute for Medical Research, UK
  • Professor Karl Deisseroth, Stanford University, USA
  • Professor Uta Frith, University College London
  • Professor Karen Steel, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge
  • Professor Irene Tracey, University of Oxford, UK
  • Professor Michael White, University of Manchester

In addition there will be a public lecture by:
  • Professor Anders Björklund, Lund University, Sweden


The Barbican Centre
Silk Street
United Kingdom