27th Meeting of the Hellenic Neuroscience Society, 8th – 10th December 2017

NEW (18DEC17): Some pictures from the meeting are posted.

NEW (09Dec17): See the (draft) Abstract Book

NEW (04Dec17): See the final program

NEW (06Dec17): See the final full Poster list

NEW (25Nov17): See information about the congress party


New (30Nov17): Registration Cost Explained

All registratrions are on-site

Registration is 40 euro for non-members.

Registration is 10 euro for non-member post-graduate students (MSc, PhD)

Registration is FREE for:

(i) undergraduate students, and

(ii) all (regular & student) HSN members in good standing for 2017

All students have to provide verification of student status

Plenary Lectures

Ehninger Dan, German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases, Bonn, Germany

Evrard Henry, Functional and Comparative Neuroanatomy Lab Werner Reichardt Center for Integrative Neuroscience & Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tuebingen, Germany

Prévot Vincent, Inserm, Jean-Pierre Aubert Research Center & School of Medicine, University of Lille, France

Scientific Symposia

European College of Neuropsychopharmacology Preclinical Data Forum Symposium: “Addressing the challenge: Approaches to generating more robust,reproducible, and predictive preclinical data” (more info)






Scientific Symposia on Cellular & Molecular Neurosciences-Development-Neurodegeneration, Neurophysiology & Behavioral Neurosciences

Gene Therapy & Regenerative Medicine Society’s Symposium


Physiology Amphitheater “G. Cotzias”, Building 15

Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens,

Mikras Asias 75 (main entrance), Goudi, 11527, Athens, Greece or Tetrapoleos 18 (second entrance)

Parking (during the weekend) will be available for free at Mikras Asias 74

NEW: Google Maps Location

Call for Abstracts

The Hellenic Society for Neurosciences is happy to announce the call for abstract for its 27th Meeting that will be held in Athens from 8-10, December, 2017. Please, send your abstract, based on attached guidelines until October 29th, 2017 at hellenicsocietyneuroscience@gmail.com. When the abstract is sent, the first author (MSc, PhD or post-doc level) has to state if he/she wants to be considered for an oral presentation. Please, make sure that you receive an acknowledgement of abstract receipt. In case, you do not receive one, send your abstract again. Abstracts that do not conform with guidelines, or are sent to a different e-mail address, will be returned and not considered.

Travel awards

HSfN will give 5 travel grants (maximum 2 for MSc students and 3 for PhD candidates) to HSfN postgraduate students members of the HSfN Society that they do not reside/study in Athens, in order to attend the meeting. Along with abstract submission please indicate if you want to be considered for a travel grant and also send one-page CV. Please, do not apply for a travel grant if you are not eligible. Awarded students from Patras or Thessaloniki will receive 100 euros for travel expenses after completion of the meeting. Students from Crete/Alexandroupolis/Ioannina (or other areas) will receive 150 euros for travel expenses after completion of the meeting. Travel grants will be announced in mid-November.

HSfN is planning to give 3 travel grants, in order to participate with a poster presentation at FENS FORUM 2018 in Berlin (500 euros each award). The candidates should be either PhD students or post-docs and members of the HSfN, that haven’t received an HSfN travel award in the past. Please, indicate during abstract submission, if you want to be considered for a FENS travel award and if so, please also send one-page CV. Selection will be made based on A. Presentations (oral or poster) by the candidates during the HSfN meeting in Athens and B. their CV Awards will be announced at the closing of the meeting in Athens. For all travel grants only first authors are eligible.

Meeting information

Registration will be possible only on-site on the first and second days of the meeting. Registration fees will be waived for undergraduate students and for all members of the HSfN that have payed their dues until 2017 (dues can be paid on-site at the beginning of the meeting). For post-graduate students, non-members, the registration fee will be 10 euros. For all others, the registration fee will be 40 euros. Please, take into consideration that HSfN accepts new members only in June and January of each year.

The official language of the meeting is English.

Certificates of attendance will be send by e-mail after the meeting, upon request.