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The International Astrocyte School is aimed at all those who are attracted by the most intriguing hypotheses on the role of astrocytes in brain function and wish to learn how to best approach these problems. The school, with its strategy of disseminating state-of-the-art knowledge, is especially targeted at young scientists beginning their careers in this field, but is also open to senior scientists wishing to refresh their glial background.

Gliotransmission in the brain network



Alfonso Araque, Madrid, Spain
Giorgio Carmignoto, Padua, Italy
Tommaso Fellin, Genoa, Italy
Frank Kirchhoff, Homburg, Germany
Giovanni Marsicano Bordeaux, France
Keith Murai, Montreal, QC, Canada
St├ęphane Oliet, Bordeaux, France
Vladimir Parpura, Birmingham, AL, USA
Frank W. Pfrieger, Strasbourg, France
Gian Michele Ratto, Pisa, Italy
Richard Robitaille, Montreal, QC, Canada
Nathalie Rouach, Paris, France
Andrea Volterra, Lausanne, Switzerland
Robert Zorec, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Organising secretariat

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12 November 2012


4 January 2013

important dates

Notification of selections
14 January 2013
(check your myIAS2013 page)

Selected applicants must confirm their acceptance by:
21 January 2013

Deadline for payment
14 February 2013

Executive Board

Alfonso Araque
Madrid, Spain
Giorgio Carmignoto
Padua, Italy
Richard Robitaille
Montreal, QC, Canada
Paulo Magalhães
Padua, Italy