New Year Wishes

Wishing you all a healthy, restful, happy holiday season and a prosperous 2021!

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Neuronus 2020 under special circumstances

Neuronus 2020 was supposed to be held in March 2020 in Cracow. Unfortunately, due to global COVID-19 pandemic, it was set on hold and eventually rescheduled to December (probably the last possible moment to keep 2020 part!). However, the second wave of infections hit the Europe in Autumn and the organizers had to prepare for online conference.

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Nobel Medicine Prize 2020

For scientists, piecing the puzzle together may take many years of tedious labour. When the pieces finally click, it may be a breakthrough discovery, as it was for three laurates of 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine – Harvey Alter from the US National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland; Michael Houghton, from the University of Alberta in Canada; and Charles Rice from the Rockefeller University in New York City; who discovered hepatitis C, a virus that causes hundreds of thousands of deaths a year.

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FENS Virtual Forum of Neuroscience, 11-15 July 2020

Difficult times have come for the international conferences organizers. A whole series of meetings and conferences have been canceled all over the world due to COVID-19 pandemic. Fortunately, one of the largest international neuroscience meeting in Europe – The FENS Forum of Neuroscience – resisted pandemic and was held online.

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PROM: Travelling broadens horizons and teaches new molecular techniques!

The Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange (NAWA) was established in 2017. Its main goal is to support international mobility of students, academics and researchers and promote Polish science and higher education. read more

Gordon Research Conference: Cannabinoid Function in Spain!

This year, cannabinoid field did not left much time catch the breath between two great meetings, International Cannabinoid Research Symposium and Gordon Research Conference (GRC). Kuba was lucky enough to attend both of them. read more

The 29th Annual International Cannabinoid Research Society Symposium on the Cannabinoids: Bethesda, MD, USA

Another year, another ICRS has passed. A conference of which some of us have been a participant since 2006. As usual, ICRS meeting was the great opportunity to meet with fellow cannabinoid scientists and learn about the most recent research in the field.

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XXXVI IF PAS Winter School: Neurobiology and therapy of affective disorders

The annual IF PAS Winter School started on Tuesday evening in the familiar environment of Hotel Galaxy. The main theme of the 2019 conference was “Neurobiology and therapy of affective disorders”. read more

Pearl of the South: Report from the 27th Annual Conference of the Polish Society for Biomaterials

Rytro, a small village located in Poprad Valley in southern Poland, has never gained much interest of PainLab members, until now. read more