NSI partnering organisation for BNA2021 Festival of Neuroscience

Neuroscience Ireland are proud to be a partnering organisation for the BNA2021 Festival of Neuroscience.

BNA2021 Festival of Neuroscience taking place online from the 12-15 April 2020. There is an exciting link up of plenary lectures, workshops and public programme scheduled for this event, details of which can be found here

In addition to numerous talks by Irish neuroscientists at the Festival, as a partner organisation, Neuroscience has also supported a symposium at the BNA2021 Festival of Neuroscience

Untangling the complexity of neurological disorders: RNA metabolism and modulation​​ 
Eva Jimenez-Mateos (co-chair), Trinity College Dublin, Ireland – MicroRNAs modulation in ageing: From infants to the elderly
Gary Brennan, University College Dublin, Ireland– The contribution of RNA methylation (m6A) to transcriptional dysregulation in epilepsy​
Sara Pico, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain – Aberrant mRNA polyadenylation in Huntington’s disease
Tobias Engel (co-chair), Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland – mRNA polyadenylation as a new player in the development of epilepsy​


Registration and abstract submission for BNA2021 is now open (click here) and we are delighted to be able to offer NSI members a discount on registration (click here for more information)

Key Dates for BNA2021:

  • 4th November 2020:  Registration opens
  • 4th November 2020:   Poster abstract submission opens
  • 18th December 2020 (23:59 GMT): Earlybird deadline for poster abstract submission
  • 15th January 2021 (23:59 GMT):  Earlybird deadline for registration
  • 15th January 2021 (23:59 GMT):  Poster abstract deadline
  • 12th– 15th April 2021:  The Festival of Neuroscience
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