2023 Annual Meeting of the SSN
Staff - Faculty of Biomedical Sciences
Start date: 9 June 2023
End date: 10 June 2023
The 2023 Annual Meeting of the SSN is organized by the Università della Svizzera italiana (USI) and is scheduled to take place over two days: on Friday June 9th and Saturday June 10th 2023 in Lugano. More than 300 researchers and clinicians from Switzerland are expected to attend the meeting, which is the major Swiss venue for exchange of current scientific information in the area of brain research.
The program of the event will feature two keynote speakers. Maiken Nedergaard a neuroscientist recognized mainly for discovering the glymphatic system, which will be the subject of her keynote speech. Gilles Laurent Director of the Department of Neural Systems and Coding at the Max Planck Institute for Brain Research in Frankfurt am Main (Germany), who will talk to us about “Sleep and camouflage: exploration in neural dynamics”.
Moreover there will be five symposia focused on brain clearance during sleep, molecular mechanisms of neurodegeneration, behavioral and system neuroscience and mirror mechanisms and there will also be a large poster session in person, fostering interaction and exchange of scientific ideas among the participants.
Thursday afternoon, June 8th 2023 and the Friday morning June 9th 2023 will see a day of presentations on career development and scientific exchange organized by ySSN. The event will include the ALBA Network event regarding sex and gender aspects of neuropsychiatric research: first a talk followed by tha panel discussion.