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Increased depression and suicidal behaviour risk for young cannabis users (Gabriella Gobbi)
13 February (Med e-News)

The unexpected creates reward when listening to music (Ben Gold, Robert Zatorre)
12 February (Neuro News)

Scientists provide new insight on gene mutations associated with autism (Eric Deneault)
12 February (Science Daily)

'Not making the connection’: What it’s like for Parkinson’s patients with frozen gait (Caroline Paquette)
10 February (globalnews.ca)

A first set of research guidelines for the field of neurofeedback (Robert Thibault)
5 February (Med e-News)

Taking on depression using AI
5 February (McGill Giving)

The Neuro gets Canada’s first whole-body 7T MRI
5 February (Neuro News)

Natural early risers: in the genes (Nicolas Cermakian)
30 January (Le Devoir)

Men and women remember pain differently (Jeffrey Mogil)
22 January (McGill Reporter)

A memory pill? Cognitive neuroscience’s contributions to the study of memory by John Bergeron
21 January (The Conversation)

Ici Radio Canada - Maria Orsini (Véronique Bohbot )
21 January (ici.radio-canada)

Spotlight on Maryse Thomas, PhD student in neuroscience
17 January (McGill Reporter)

Expert panel recommends national dementia strategy (Howard Bergman)
16 January (McGill Reporter)

Brain Tumor Funders’ Collaborative Announces $3 Million in Grants (Daniela Quail)
16 January (Business Wire)

Men and women remember pain differently (Jeffrey Mogil)
11 January (Med e-News)

Isabelle Peretz named Member of the Order of Canada
10 January (McGill Reporter)

Using VR goggles to help diagnose concussions (Henrietta Galiana)
January (McGill Alumni News)

Don't toke and drive (Isabelle Gelinas)
January (McGill Alumni News)

The sensational centenarian (Brenda Milner)
January (McGill Alumni News)



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Announcing the Zurich ZNZ Travel Fellowship

The Zurich Neuroscience Travel Fellowship (valued to a maximum CHF 6’000) provides support for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows from Brain@McGill or Oxford Neuroscience to travel to Zurich in order to undertake neuroscientific research to advance their scientific expertise.  Application Details

Apply for the Zavalkoff Award (for McGill postdocs / graduate students to travel to Tel Aviv University):

Read more about the Zavalkoff Award  (Open Call)

The Oxford - Brain @McGill - ZNZ Partnership in the Neurosciences

Training opportunities for McGill students/postdoctoral fellows to visit ZNZ

Funding to support students travelling to McGill from ZNZ or Oxford:

Laszlo and Etelka Kollar Brain@McGill Graduate/Postdoctoral Travel Award
(Open Call)

Announcing New Call for Joint Research Funding with Hebrew University

Brain@McGill, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and The Institute for Medical Research Israel-Canada (IMRIC) have partnered to establish collaborative research and training opportunities in the area of Neurobiology.

Application Deadline: January 25, 2019

Application Details and Form

New Call for pilot projects and joint workshops within the Oxford–Brain@McGill–ZNZ Partnership in the Neurosciences:

 Application Deadline: February 19, 2019

Application Details and Form

Congratulations to our 2018 Brain@McGill Undergraduate Essay Competition Winners!

First prize: Sonia Israel
Sex differences in cognitive development following adolescent amphetamine exposure

Second prize: Emily Snook
Maternal Immune Activation as a Risk Factor for Neurodevelopmental Disorder: Phenotyping Mouse Offspring

Third prize (tied): Nensi Alivodej
Mitochondria-ER contact sites in astrocytes: a 3D ultrastructural analysis and quantification using Focus Ion Beam-Scanning Electron Microscopy

Third prize (tied): Andrea Terceros
The Role of Breathless in Hard-Wired Neural Circuit Formation

Read the winning essays here

Congratulations to our 2018 Brain@McGill Best PhD Thesis in Neuroscience Winner!

Gian-Luca McLelland, PhD, is the recipient for the 2018 Best PhD Thesis in Neuroscience, for his thesis Parkinson’s disease genes orchestrate mechanisms of mitochondrial quality control.

Read more

HBHL Launches the HBHL Neuro-Innovation Fund

HBHL’s Neuro-Innovation Fund aims to close the gap between proof-of-concept research grants, and funding from traditional investors (angels, venture capitalist, institutional investors).

Click here for detailed guidelines and the application package.