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PhD and Postdoctoral Position Available University of Bern

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 PhD position (3 years) in animal behaviour and behavioural genetics

Postdoctoral position (3 years) in quantitative behavioural genetics

At the Division of Animal Welfare, University of Bern, Switzerland, we are seeking a PhD student and a Postdoctoral scientist who is eager to investigate causes of variation in animal research. The project is funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF); its ultimate goal is to develop experimental designs for improving the external validity and reproducibility of animal research. The successful candidate will work in a small team together with faculty, two postdocs, and a lab technician and will participate in the training and mentoring of undergraduate students. More information here: PhD position  Postdoctoral position

 

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5th International Seminar on Behavioral Methods

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The conference will be organized from 27-29 September in Kraków in Poland.The main focus of the conference is behavioral research in animal and human models. There are two sessions which are common for all editions of the conference: "Behavioral research in human and other primates" and the "Noah's Ark" which is devoted to the non-standard animal models, like camels, goats, fish or crickets. More information here: http://www.behavioral-methods.pl/invitation/

 

Published and Online!

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"Reproducibility and replicability of rodent phenotyping in preclinical studies"
This article is from a conference proceeding and is authored by several IBANGS members: Elissa J.Chesler, John C.Crabbe, Wim E.Crusio, Robert Gerlai, Lisa M.Tarantino, and Robert W.Williams, Online here: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0149763416306571?via%3Dihub

 

Elections: IBANGS Executive Committee

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Nominations are requested for two positions:
President-Elect and Member-At-Large
Nominations deadline March 28 at 5:00 p.m. Central Standard Time (22:00 UTC)
Please send nominations to the IBANGS Secretary: Iiris Hovatta at [email protected]

 

IBANGS Facebook Page Launch 

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Check out our new facebook page and give us a "like"

 

Postdoctoral Positions Available

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The Ben-Shahar lab at Washington University in St. Louis is searching for postdoctoral fellows. Studies are in animal behavior from mechanistic and evolutionary perspectives by using fruit flies, bees, and other insects. These funded positions are ideal for recent PhDs, who are interested in studying mechanisms of behavior at the cellular, and molecular levels. Additional information can be found here: http://biology4.wustl.edu/faculty/ben-shahar/ Interested individuals should contact Yehuda Ben-Shahar at [email protected]

 

IBANGS Investigator Awardees 2018

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Congratulations to this year’s Young and Distinguished Investigator IBANGS Award recipients!
Young Investigator Award-  Dr. Karla Kaun, Brown University and Dr. Catherine Kaczorowski,
Jackson Laboratory, Distinguished Investigator Award- Dr. Rainer Spanagel, University of Heidelberg

 

PhD student opportunity in alcohol and stress

“Longitudinal study on the effect of alcohol and stress on prefrontal cortex activity 
and cognitive performance in undergraduate students” 

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Contact Dr Maria Cordero [email protected]

 

PhD student opportunity in Autism research

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Contact Dr. Susanna Pietropaolo: [email protected] 

 

 Book launch

"Molecular-Genetic and Statistical Techniques for
Behavioral and Neural Research"
edited by Robert T. Gerlai

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IBANGS is now a partner of the Dana Alliance Brain Initiative

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We're excited to be a part of the DANA outreach team! The BAW event is
March 12-18, 2018. Check back here for updates.

 

 

 IBANGS is moving to New England!

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IBANGS will be moving to the Boston, MA. area in January, 2018. We're looking 
forward to being a part of the amazing scientific environment and the
non-profit community of New England.

 

Conferences

 

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 Brain Institute Symposia at EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland, March 14-15, 2018

 

 



Join us for the 20th Annual Genes, Brain & Behavior Meeting in Rochester, Minnesota, May 17-21, 2018.

 

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Measuring Behavior Conference, Manchester UK, June 6-8, 2018

 

 

 IBNS meeting 2018

IBNS, Boca Raton, Flordia, US. June 27-July 2, 2018

 

 

Fens forum 2018

FENS Forum, Berlin, Germany July 7-11, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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