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Neurotrophic Factors GRC 2011


Salve Regina, Newport, USA
June 5-10, 2011

10th edition of the biannual Gordon Research Conference on Neurotrophic Factors at Salve Regina University, this time chaired by Carlos Ibanez and Roz Segal.

Here, Carlos Ibanez, Wilma Friedman, David Ginty, Lino Tessarollo and Patricia Salinas relaxing after a long days work. Click on thumbnail for more images.

NGF 2010

Helsinki, Finland
June 10-13, 2010

2010 edition of the biannual conference on Nerve Growth Factor and related molecules, this time organized by Eero Castren and Mart Saarma. Photographs coming soon. Watch the video below of the choir performance at theĀ  HELSINKI UNIVERSITY MUSEUM ARPPEANUM.


NGF 2008


Kfar Blum, Galilee, Israel
September 5-7, 2008

2008 edition of the biannual conference on Nerve Growth Factor and related molecules. Organized by Mike Fainzilber.

Here Wilma Friedman, Barbara Hempstead and David Kaplan relaxing at the bar. Click on thumbnail for more images.

Rita Levi-Montalcini @ NGF 2008


Kfar Blum, Galilee, Israel
September 5, 2008

Rita’s keynote lecture at the NGF 2008 conference. NGF co-discoverer and 1986 Nobel Prize winner, Rita became 100 year old on April 22, 2009. Click on thumbnail for more images.

Building Complex Brains - Evolutionary perspectives on nervous system complexity


Wenner Gren Symposium
Kristineberg Marine Station
June 11-14, 2008

Carlos Ibanez and Marine Station’s Director Mike Thorndyke managed to congregate an astonishing group of leading neuroscientists, geneticists and evo-devo biologists to discuss nervous system complexity from an evolutionary perspective on this amazing setting in the Swedish west coast. Here is a group photo at the Station’s courtyard. Click on thumbnail for more images.