ELSC Annual Retreat - Kibbutz Ein Gedi, February 24-26, 2019

February 24, 2019 - February 26, 2019

Competitive Travel Grants 

for Advanced PhD Students and Post-doc candidates 

to join us and present their work at 

The 2019 ELSC Annual Retreat 

February 24-26, Kibbutz Ein Gedi, Israel




ELSC is a multidisciplinary neuroscience center. Our retreat covers the whole spectrum of brain research, including molecular, cellular, systems, cognitive and computational neuroscience. 

The ELSC retreat is an optimal venue for advanced PhD students and Post-doc candidates to present their work and get familiar with the ground breaking research conducted in ELSC. The program includes talks by our advanced graduate students and invited international plenary speakers, and a desert hike. See last year’s schedule at:


ELSC offers competitive scholarships to support the travel and accommodation for outstanding international PhD students, who are interested in pursuing their academic future in ELSC. Candidates are encouraged to initiate scientific interactions with ELSC labs and highlight it in theirs letter of intent or in the recommendation letter.


Candidates are requested to send their CV, a letter of intent, and a recommendation letter to by November 15th. 


Awardees will be announced no later than December 1st, 2018.


ELSC invites selected attendees to extend their visit and spend 2-3 days visiting ELSC labs, exploring opportunities for a postdoctoral internship and collaborations. We will be delighted to assist with the necessary arrangements. Information about ELSC’s PIs and their labs can be seen here.


Download Program.


Registration - closed.