European Society for Neurochemistry (ESN)

is a scientific society with the aim:

  •  to advance Neurochemistry for the public benefit
  •  to promote the development of Neurochemistry in Europe
  •  to promote young neurochemists

Neurochemistry Initiative Call

ESN Council is inviting applications for financial support (up to Euros 5,000) towards organization of a neurochemistry-related conference in 2022.

The deadline – August 1st, 2022

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Application form


Call for Applications


Deadline June 1, 2022

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“From Neurodegeneration to Neural Carcinogenesis:

Mechanisms and Common Biologies



Journal of Neurochemistry

The Neurochemistry History article: 

“The origins and early history of neurochemistry and its societies”

Anne I. Boullerne, Paul Foley, Anthony J. Turner, Graham A.R. Johnston, Philip M. Beart

is among the top downloaded articles

so why not to read it 

from here?




ESN Mini-Conference at the FENS Forum 2022, Paris (France)

“Molecular basis for synaptic function highlighting disease mechanisms”

Saturday 9 July 2022, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm CEST

Programme and Abstract Book

This Mini Conference is hosted as part of the FENS Forum 2022, to be held on 9-13 of July 2022, Paris, France. For more information about the FENS Forum 2022, please visit: 



FEBS/IUBMB Advanced Lecture Course on “Molecular targets for anti-aging interventions”

Island of Spetses, Greece.

Postponed due to COVID-19.

New dates September 26th- October 1st 2022

Deadlines extended


ESN Travel Awards

for young ESN members

to participate in the 2022 FENS Forum in Paris


Victoria Gómez-Murcia, University of Murcia, Spain

Rebecca Piccarducci, University of Pisa, Italy

Alexander Trofimov,  St Petersburg Chemical and Pharmaceutical University, Russia


Your advantages of being an ESN member are:

  • you get free ISN and FENS membership;
  • you will have reduced registration fees for ESN Conferences, biennial ISN Meetings, biennial FENS Forums and other FENS meetings;
  • you will have free access to Journal of Neurochemistry and all ISN initiatives and funding schemes;
  • you will have free access to European Journal of Neuroscience, FENS higher education and training initiatives and FENS travel stipends;
  • you will have multiple options to actively contribute to the development of Neurochemistry in Europe by:
  • submitting Workshop and Symposium proposals for ESN conferences;
  • suggesting candidates for the ESN Young Scientist Lectureship Award;
  • becoming an organizer of an ESN Conference;
  • becoming a member of the ESN Council.



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