I International Workshop on Synaptic Plasticity – IWSYP’14

 September 8-9, 2014 

Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, Brazil


University of São Paulo

The I International Workshop on Synaptic Plasticity – IWSYP’14 will bring together experimentalists and theoreticians who have contributed significantly to understanding the biological mechanisms underlying synaptic plasticity. The aim of this workshop is to facilitate discussions and interactions in the effort towards increasing our understanding on synaptic plasticity in the brain.

The IWSYP’14 will take place in the campus of Ribeirão Preto at the University of São Paulo in Brazil on September 8 and 9, 2014. You are welcome to join this workshop that focuses on the discussion of fresh ideas, the presentation of work in progress, and the establishment of a scientific network between young researchers. The workshop will be held in English.

Participation is free of charge!

This workshop is a satellite event of the XXXVIII Annual Meeting of the Brazilian Society for Neuroscience and Behavior (SBNeC), which will be held on September 10-13 in Búzios, Rio de Janeiro. The SBNeC meeting will also feature big names in Neuroscience, and will be a preparatory event for the 9th World Congress of the International Brain Research Organization (IBRO), which will take place in Rio de Janeiro in 2015.


Thiago Matos Pinto (Univesity of São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, Brazil)

Antonio Roque (University of São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, Brazil)


Chris De Zeeuw (Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands & Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

Freek Hoebeek (Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands)

Reinoud Maex (École Normale Supérieure, Paris, France)

Ricardo Leão (University of São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, Brazil)

Thiago Matos Pinto (University of São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, Brazil)


Submission of abstracts for poster and oral presentations are due by May 16, 2014. We welcome both experimental and theoretical contributions addressing novel findings on topics related to synaptic plasticity. Please see iwsyp14.thiagomatospinto.com/abstracts for details.

Important dates:

Abstract submission deadline: May 16, 2014

Notification of acceptance: June 13, 2014

Notification of oral/poster selection: June 30, 2014

Workshop dates: September 8-9, 2014

Please visit the IWSYP’14 website for program and further details: iwsyp14.thiagomatospinto.com

We look forward to seeing you in Ribeirão Preto.

With best wishes,

Thiago Matos Pinto, IWSYP’14 Organizer

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