NCCR-Synapsy

The Synaptic Bases of Mental Diseases

Portes ouvertes du Centre de neurosciences psychiatriques

Pour la première fois, le samedi 28 septembre prochain, de 11h à 17h, le Centre de neurosciences psychiatriques ouvrira ses portes au public. Cet événement représente une opportunité unique de rencontrer les cliniciens et chercheurs qui travaillent main dans la Read more…


World Congress of Biological Psychiatry 2019

Synapsy was present at the 14th World Congress of Biological Psychiatry 2019 in Vancouver with its two members, Camille Piguet (UNIGE) and Jean-Michel Aubry (HUG). The latter was the chair of the seminar entitled “Relevant neuroimaging biomarkers in offspring of Read more…


Joint NCCR Synapsy – IRCN “22q” Workshop, Jul y 6-7, 2019, Tokyo, Japan

This past weekend, a joint NCCR Synapsy-IRCN workshop took place University of Tokyo. Several Synapsy PIs from UNIGE attended and presented their research (Profs. Alexandre Dayer, Stephan Eliez, Marie Schaer, Camila Bellone, Alan Carleton). Copy number variations in chromosome 22q Read more…


High-risk youth symposium at the 18th ESCAP congress in Vienna

The symposium “Neural correlates of cognitive control impairment in high-risk youth” organized by Synapsy member Dr. Camille Piguet, from UNIGE, together with prof. Ayse Belger, Director of the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Read more…


22q11 symposium at the 18th ESCAP congress in Vienna

Members of the group of Prof. Stephan Eliez, from the University of Geneva successfully finished the first Synapsy symposium at this year’s ESCAP congress in Vienna on Sunday June 30th. Topics covered neurodevelopmental and cognitive endophenotypes of psychosis vulnerability in Read more…


Workshop “Gender Equity in Science”

Friday, 5 July 2019 9am – 4pm, Sciences III, Geneva. The NCCR Chemical Biology organizes the 1st edition of the workshop “Gender Equity in Science” to: ·       help future lab leaders develop gender & diversity competencies necessary for leadership ·       raise awareness about gender Read more…


Explorer Christian Clot – Conference

Ch. Clot Conference

Wednesday, July 3 – 6pm, Biotech Campus, Geneva. Christian Clot has successively crossed the four most extreme environments of the planet, he will talk about his experience on the capacity of human adaptation in extreme conditions. Sand, water, forest, mountains: Read more…


Public Lecture – Alan Carleton

public conference

June-3 Public lecture by Professor Alan Carleton as part of his promotion to full professor in the Department of Fundamental Neurosciences Title : «Neural circuit symphony vs. cacophony in health and disease» LOCATION UNIGE – Centre Médical Universitaire (CMU) Auditoire Read more…


BMI Seminar – Camilla Bellone

15-MAY / BMI SEMINAR @ EPFL By Camilla Bellone, Basic Neurosciences, University of Geneva “Role of reward system in social behaviour: implications for Autism Spectrum Disorders” TIME : 12:15 – 13:15 LOCATION : EPFL, Lausanne, SV 1717 Organization : EPFL-SV, Read more…