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

Next ESN Meeting

ESN 2021, Saint Petersburg, Russia

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Call for proposals

for the Programme of the next ESN meeting

May 23-26, 2021
Saint Petersburg, Russia

Deadline April 30, 2020

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Young neurochemists –
the future of our Society

News from Young Scientists Steering Committee

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Young Member Symposium 2019 –

what the young scientists think about it

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2019 ESN Bachelard Lectureship Award Lecture

Prof Pam Fredman (Sweden)

ESN – a key start to my scientific and academic career

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ESN mini-conference at the FENS Forum 2020


Molecular mechanisms of cognitive impairment and intellectual disability

July 11, 2020 at 8:30 – 15:00

Preliminary program

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Registration fee payment instructions


Deadline for abstract submission
March 1-st, 2020

Deadline for registration
April 1-st, 2020


Other meetings

FENS Forum 2020

July 11-15, 2020 Glasgow, UK



FEBS Advanced Courses

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

Island of Spetses, Greece, May 25-30, 2020

Deadline for young scientist travel award – February 28, 2020


ESN travel grant winners to attend the FENS Forum 2020 in Glasgow

and present their work at the ESN Mini-Conference “Molecular mechanisms of cognitive impairment and intellectual disability”

Adva Hadar, Postdoctoral Fellow, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel.

Catherine Li, PhD student, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Ekaterina V. Pershina, Junior Research Scientist, Institute of Theoretical and Experimental Biophysics, Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), Pushchino, Russia

Anastasiia Shcherbitskaia, Research Fellow, I.M. Sechenov Institute of Evolutionary Physiology and Biochemistry, RAS, Saint Petersburg, Russia

Your advantages of being an ESN member are:

  • you automatically become an ISN and FENS member.
  • reduced registration fees for ESN Conferences, biennial ISN Meetings, biennial FENS Forum and other FENS meetings.
  • free access to European Journal of Neuroscience, FENS higher education and training initiatives and FENS travel stipends.
  • 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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