SynDegen Workshop and kick-off meeting

June 18-20, 2017

In June, we will be hosting a Workshop and Kickoff meeting for our Early-Stage Researchers.
This training opportunity will take place June 18-June 20, 2017, and will be located in Lund in Southern Sweden.
The venue for the workshop will be the Biomedical Center (BMC) at Lund University.

The theme of the workshop is ‘Biological mechanisms of synapse pathology in NDDs’. The schedule will include lectures about neurodegenerative diseases, synapse pathology, current research in the field and will include an opportunity to get insight into the clinical aspects of these diseases.



The final schedule can be accessed here.

A map with the different venues can be accessed here.

The event will start with lunch on June 18th followed by overview lectures of neurodegenerative diseases. June 19th will be a full day dedicated to planned and current research in neurodegenerative disease and the clinical impact of these conditions. Finally, the 20th will focus on laboratory research of neurodegenerative disease and end at lunch time.


About Lund

Lund is a small town in southern Sweden, with a population of approximately 87,000 people. The 350 year old university has left a significant mark on the city, with a large part of the population being students or employees at the university. During the semesters, the city is a vibrant student town; in the summer, it calms down as students leave for vacation or travel to their home towns. The university comprises 8 faculties, distributed in the cities of Lund, Malmö and Helsingborg, and has approximately 41,000 enrolled students. It provides a diverse and international environment, with 20% of the students being from outside Sweden.


Top left: The Lund Biomedical center (BMC). Top right: the Lund University library. Bottom: the University building.



EU Horizon 2020 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie grant agreement No 721802.