B&M Symposium 2017


September 21-­22, 2017  (tentative daily time for lectures is 9-17)

University of Helsinki, Main Building, Fabianinkatu 33 (Small lecture hall, 4th floor)

Welcome to the Annual B&M Student Symposium organized by the B&M Student Council!

In addition to presentations from excellent international scientists, we will have two workshops and poster/oral presentations by doctoral candidates.

Credits: 1 ECTS credit for participation in all lectures and workshops + 1 credit for oral or poster presentation at the symposium. 

In addition to B&M students and supervisors, we welcome other interested researchers and MSc./PhD students to this meeting. Registration to all lectures of the symposium is free. 

For more information, please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or B&M Student Council chair This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .




This year’s symposium will cover many current topics of neuroscience including therapeutic use of psychedelic drugs, large scale brain dynamics, acid sensing ion channels and neural networks of the retina and the inhibitory circuitry of the brain.

The following outstanding researchers are giving talks: 

Dr. Robin Carhart-Harris, Imperial College London, UK
Dr. John Wemmie, University of Iowa, USA
Dr. Jordi Riba, Biomedical Research Institute of Sant Pau, Spain
Dr. Katherine Button, University of Bath, UK
Dr. Gregor Thut, University of Glasgow, UK
Dr. Jens Hjerling-Leffler, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Dr. Thomas Euler, University of Tübingen, Germany
Dr. Biyu He, NYU School of Medicine, USA


Organized by the B&M Student Council 2017:

Sanna Koskela, chair
Senem Merve Fred 

Hamed Haque 
Sebnem Kesaf  
Samuel Kohtala 
Elina Nagaeva  
Santeri Rouhinen  




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