DFG India participates in the Annual Meeting of Indian Academy of Neurosciences
Prof. Brigitte Röder giving special lecture during Annual Meeting of Indian Academy of Neurosciences (IAN)
(15.12.16) The German Research Foundation – DFG India office participated in the XXXIV Annual Meeting of Indian Academy of Neurosciences (IAN) from 19th to 21st October 2016 at the National Brain Research Centre (NBRC), Manesar. Prof. Dr. Brigitte Röder (Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz-Awardee 2014), Department of Biological Psychology and Neuropsychology, University of Hamburg, whose research interests comprise of multisensory processes and age-dependent neuroplasticity, was invited by the DFG to participate in this meeting. On 20th October, Prof. Röder delivered a special lecture on “Experience dependent development of (multi)sensory functions”.
The Indian Academy of Neurosciences (IAN), founded in 1982, is an association of eminent neuroscientists and has been actively promoting advancements in the field of neurosciences in India. This meeting brought together scientists and scholars from all over the world for discussions on the emerging trends and technologies as well as latest developments and applications in clinical research. In the evening, DFG along with MPG and Forschungszentrum Jülich organized information sessions to introduce their respective organizations and present the opportunities for research to the participants of IAN 2016. This was followed by a dinner reception jointly hosted by the German organizations. Nearly 300 participants including scientists, research scholars, and students attended the information session.
Prof. Brigitte Röder, University of Hamburg and Prof. T R Raju, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS), Bengaluru at National Brain Research Centre (NBRC), Manesar