• 12.05.2020: Our grant application to Agora has not only been accepted but also awarded Optimus Agora Prize! Official press release

  • 03.03.2020: IMPORTANT - CORONAVIRUS: given the current situation and the recommendations from the Swiss authorities, our 3rd annual meeting is POSTPONED. We will wait a couple of weeks/months to see how the situation evolves and set a new date.

  • REGISTRATION for our 3rd annual meeting is now open! Click here

  • Grant application: we have submitted on September 2nd an application for an Agora grant at the Swiss National Science Foundation. This grant aims at fostering the dialogue between scientists and the society (more information on the SNF website). Fingers crossed for a positive answer on February 2020!

  • SAVE THE DATE: Our 3rd annual meeting will take place at EPFL, Lausanne on March 24th 2020! Preliminary program here!

  • Our coordinator was interviewed by RTS La Première, in the big inflatable brain setup for a workshop on stress created for the Brain Awareness Week. You can find the radio interview here (in French)

  • We are officially an association since February 27, 2019! Our co-presidents are Profs. Carmen Sandi and Dominique de Quervain and our treasurer is Prof. David Sander. For further information, you can read our statutes.

  • We had a great annual meeting in Basel, full of scientific exchanges and interactions! And how to better close the day than with a great talk of Elizabeth Blackburn's talk? If you have missed it or you want to listen to it again, you can find the video on our Youtube channel

  • 15.02.19: the burnout will not be recognized as a professional disease - the Social Security and Health Committee of the Swiss Parliament has rejected the initiative of Mathias Reynard (article in French)

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