The CISSN will take place in a unique location,
an old Villa close to the volcano Etna.
Attendees will have free accommodation and
meals in the school venue.
Attendees will be in direct contact with the
lecturers for the 5 days. CISSN has been
organized to maximize the interaction between
participants and faculty, in a very friendly
manner. Every year, during the CISSN,
attendees acquire the latest notions about
a topic in Neuroscience and
Neuropsychopharmacology. Both basic and clinical
science will be covered in the perspective
of a general translational approach.
The CISSN is addressed to PhD students and
Senior attendees will not pay the fee but
cannot take advantage of all the lodging
facilities. If you are a senior attendee,
please send a message from the CONTACT page of
What to expect
Admission to the CISSN will be based on the
order of registration (visit the REGISTRATION
page). The CISSN will host 40 attendees
per year. Candidate attendees excluded from the
CISSN 2018 will be included in the priority list
of the CISSN 2019.
Ten (10) travel grants (€500) will be assigned
on the basis of CV and evaluation of research
projects. About 1/3 of the travel grants will be
reserved for Post-Doctoral fellows.
The CISSN is characterized by two 90 min
sessions per day (one in the morning and one in
the afternoon), followed by a 60 min open
discussion between the lecturer and attendees.
At the end of the day, a 60 min general
discussion will be delivered involving attendees
and all lecturers.
Attendees are also involved in other activities
such as: simulations of research project
realization, brain storming sessions.