Conferences

UPDATE: Where information is available, conferences that have been cancelled, postponed or converted to a virtual format as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic are noted below. Please confirm details with the event organisers. Last update: 13th April 2021.

You can meet the Editors of Nature Reviews Neuroscience (Darran YatesKatherine WhalleyNatasha Bray and Sian Lewis) at some of the meetings below.

If you want to learn more about any of these topics, 'Recommended reading' links to related content from Nature Reviews Neuroscience are provided below the relevant conferences.

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For further listings of science events across all disciplines see www.nature.com/natureevents/science/.

 

APRIL 2021

11–16, Ventura, California, USA
GRC: Basal Ganglia
POSTPONED TO 2022

12–15
BNA 2021: Festival of neuroscience
VIRTUAL

18–21, Janelia Farm, Virginia, USA
Neuropeptide Signaling: Bridging Cell Biology, Neurophysiology, and Behavior
POSTPONED

29–1 May, San Diego, California, USA
Society for Biological Psychiatry Annual Meeting
VIRTUAL

MAY 2021

2–5, Janelia Farm, Virginia, USA
State-Dependence of Sensation and Behavior
POSTPONED

9–14, Les Diablerets, Switzerland
GRC:  Dendrites: molecules, structure and function
DEFERRED TO 2023

10–14, Suzhou, China
CSHAsia: Forefront of Neuroscience: Development, Plasticity and Function of Neural Circuits

21–25, Crete, Greece
EMBO Workshop: Molecular neurobiology
VIRTUAL

23–28, Les Diablerets, Switzerland
GRC: Modulation of Neural Circuits and Behavior
DEFERRED TO 2023

30–4 June, Newport, Rhode Island, USA
GRC: Neurotrophic Mechanisms in Health and Disease
DEFERRED TO 2023

JUNE 2021

6–11, Les Diablerets, Switzerland
GRC: Excitatory Synapses and Brain Function
DEFERRED TO 2023

7
Keystone eSymposia: Neurodegenerative diseases: genes, mechanisms and therapeutics
VIRTUAL

7
Keystone eSymposia: Neuroimmune interactions in health and disease
VIRTUAL

13–18, Smithfield, Rhode Island, USA
GRC: Parkinson’s disease
DEFERRED TO 2023

21–25 
Organization for human brain mapping 2021 Annual Meeting
VIRTUAL

27–2 July, Smithfield, Rhode Island, USA
GRC: Basic Mechanisms to Clinical Trials in Brain Tumors
DEFERRED TO 2023

JULY 2021

4–9, Les Diablerets, Switzerland
GRC:  Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and Related Motor Neuron Diseases
DEFERRED TO 2023

11–16, Castelldefels, Spain
GRC: Amygdala Function in Emotion, Cognition and Disease
DEFERRED TO 2023

18–23, Les Diablerets, Switzerland
GRC: Inhibition in the CNS
DEFERRED TO 2023

AUGUST 2021

1–6, Smithfield, Rhode Island, USA
GRC: Consciousness, Anesthesia and Evolutionary Biology
DEFERRED TO 2023

8–13, Lewiston, Maine, USA
GRC: Cerebellum
DEFERRED TO 2023

8–13, West Dover, Vermont, USA
GRC: Neuroethology: Behavior, Evolution and Neurobiology
DEFERRED TO 2023

15–20 Castelldefels, Spain
GRC: Catecholamines
DEFERRED TO 2023

23–27, Suzhou, China
CSHAsia: Autism & Neurodevelopment Disorders – from Genetic Discoveries to Interventions

SEPTEMBER 2021

21–24, Heraklion, Greece
EMBO workshop: Dendrites 2020: Dendritic anatomy, molecules and function

OCTOBER 2021

2–6, Barga, Italy
EMBO workshop: Axons 2021: structure and function
Recommended reading

5–8/9, Cold Spring Harbor, New York, USA
CSH: Neurobiology of Drosophila

10–13, Janelia Farm, Virginia, USA
The role of adhesion complexes, cell recognition and neural activity during circuit assembly
POSTPONED

17–22, Newry, Maine, USA
GRC: Central Nervous System Injury and Repair

20–23, Rungstedgaard, Denmark
FENS Brain conference: RNA mechanisms and brain disease
Recommended reading

24–27, Rungstedgaard, Denmark
FENS Brain conference: Brain stroke: why, how and hope

24–27, Roanoke, Virginia, USA
Nature Conference: Glial biology in medicine
Recommended reading

27–30, EMBL Heidelberg, Germany
EMBO workshop: Microglia 2021

NOVEMBER 2021

7–12, Ventura, California, USA
GRC: Cannabinoid Function in the CNS

13–17, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Society for Neuroscience 2021

29–2 Dec, Bangalore, India
EMBO workshop: Senses: development, connectivity and evolution

DECEMBER 2021

6–9, Cold Spring Harbor, New York, USA
CSH: Development and 3D modeling of the human brain

JANUARY 2022

30–4 Feb, Snowmass, Colorado, USA
Winter conference on brain research

FEBRUARY 2022

13–16, Tahoe City, California, USA
Keystone: Vertebrate sensory systems

27– 4 March, Galveston, Texas, USA
GRC: Alcohol and the nervous system

MARCH 2022

14–17, Awaji, Japan
CSHAsia: Novel insights into glia function and dysfunction

15–20, Barcelona, Spain
16th​ International Conference on Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Diseases

16–19, Cold Spring Harbor, New York, USA
CSH: Neuronal circuits

20–25, Ventura, California, USA
GRC: Basal Ganglia

20–23, Banff, Alberta, Canada
Keystone: Neuronal control of appetite

20–23, Banff, Alberta, Canada
Keystone: Gut-brain axis