Call For Abstracts - Ghana Neuroscience Symposium 2017

Starting May 15, 2017 - Ending May 15, 2018

BACKGROUND

The Ghana Neuroscience Symposium 2017 is being organised to build a sustainable local and global network of neuroscientists in Ghana, Africa and the world as a whole. This conference will be a two-day programme and hosted by the School of Pharmacy, University of Ghana. The organising team are neuroscientists from the University of Ghana, KNUST, and University of Warwick, UK. This year’s conference presents exciting activities such as symposium workshops, adoption of the constitution of the Ghana Neuroscience Society and the election of its executive members. Renowned plenary speakers have been invited. Researchers and post graduate students with interest in neuroscience would be given opportunity to present their research findings at this symposium. Basic and clinical neuroscience researchers and specialists, as well as post graduate and undergraduate students with interest in neuroscience research would be given an opportunity to present their research findings at this symposium. It will also be an avenue for interaction between pharmaceutical companies with neuroscience interests and neuroscientists. Prominent and renowned basic and clinical neuroscientists will be present at this gathering. We are therefore inviting papers under the following categories:

·         neuropharmacology, neuro-anatomy, neurophysiology, clinical neuroscience, psychology, psychiatry, neurology, neurosurgery and neuroscience-related disciplines.

Instructions for submitting an Abstract

·         Submit an abstract with not more than 250 words to gns@ug.edu.gh latest by June 30, 2017. Abstracts must contain the following information: Title, Name(s), Department(s), Institution(s) and email address(s) of the corresponding author. Authors should also indicate whether a submission is for oral or poster presentation. Main Abstract body should be under the following headings: Background, Methodology, Results and Conclusion

·         SUMMARY of important dates

o    June 30, 2017: Deadline for submitting abstracts

o    July 15, 2017: Authors are notified of abstract acceptance

Participation fees:

·         Early Bird Registration and Payment: 20% discount (deadline July 15, 2017)

·         Members: GHS 100

·         Non-members: GHS 150

·         Students: GHS 50.00

·         Foreign Participants: $ 100

Further Enquiries: Participants should email gns@ug.edu.gh for registration by providing their names, institutions, departments and email addresses. Payment should be made before or on arrival. Payment details will be provided upon request. All enquiries should be directed to the same email address or call (+233) 20 744 5306 / 56 132 7783