Kavlisymposium: Passion for Science
Passion for Science

Passion for Neuroscience

The Passion for Neuroscience Symposium is open to all interested in neuroscience research.

Poster Neuro Symposium


Four outstanding scientists will present keynotes talks on their ground-breaking research spanning for basic neuroscience and sensory physiology, to human language, cognition, and genetics of psychiatric disorders.

In addition, two young neuroscientists from UiB will be invited to present short presentations of their research. 

The symposium will close with a panel discussion and open dialogue on the "Future of neuroscience". 

We welcome students, PhD candidates, young researchers, senior faculty staff, administration, collaboration partners and the public audience to take part in this exciting symposium about neuroscience.


13.15Welcome to the Neuro Symposium
Dean at the Faculty of Psychology, Bente Wold, and Vice-Dean at the Faculty of Medicine, Marit Bakke.
 Kavli Prize Laureate in Neuroscience 2018, Professor Dr. A. James Hudspeth, Director of the F.M. Kirby Center for Sensory Neuroscience at Rockefeller University, USA
 Neuroscience of language.
Professor Dr. Angela Friederici, Director of Neuropsychology at the Max-Planck Institute, Leipzig, Germany
 Kavli Prize Laureate in Neuroscience 2014, Professor Marcus Raichle, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, USA
 Genetic and molecular basis of psychiatric disorders.
Professor Barbara Franke, Radboud University, Nijmegen, Netherlands
 Break with refreshments
 Presentation of two local Ph.d. candidates
 Panel discussion with the speakers, led by professor Charalampos Haris Tzoulis, University of Bergen.