The International Society for Serotonin Research is an international association for biomedical scientists who are interested in any aspect of research on serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine). It was founded in 1987 and currently has a membership of around 450 persons worldwide.
Members receive a newsletter twice a year with information on scientific meetings, news of members and any other matters of interest to those working on serotonin.The ISSR sponsors biennual meetings, generally as satelites to the Congress of the International Union of Pharmacological Societies(IUPHAR) or the Federation of European Pharmacological Societies (EPHAR) . It also gives financial support to assist young scientists to attend these meetings. The ISSR also hosts annual mixers with guest speakers which are held in association with the Society for Neuroscience meeting and one of the meetings of the British Pharmacological Society (usually the Winter meeting).
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Call for Symposium Proposals
12th International Society for Serotonin Research Meeting:
We are seeking novel and exciting proposals from investigators with a serotonin research focus. Proposals can be related to any aspect of the field of serotonin including, but not limited to, substance abuse, pain, cardiovascular function, digestive processes, immune system and mental health. Individual proposals that are integrative and inclusive of multiple disciplines (e.g., molecular pharmacology, neurochemistry, animal behavior and clinical studies) are most desirable. The meeting is sponsored, in part, by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) therefore proposals which focus on drug abuse and addiction research are welcomed.
The conference will be held at the Edgewater Hotel located on the waterfront in downtown Seattle. Breakfast, lunch and all scientific sessions will be on site. The venue will have on-site housing and participants should plan to register early and secure lodging at our discounted group rate. Further meeting details will be posted on our website (www.serotoninclub.org) as they become available.
Each symposium will be 60-75 min in length allowing for ~15 - 20 min for each talk. Meeting registration fees will be reduced for chairs and speakers in an accepted symposium who are ISSR members. If not currently an ISSR member, we encourage you to join the Society to be eligible for this significant savings. The ISSR is unable to provide funds for travel expenses.
Each proposal is required to contain the following information (proposals not in this format will be returned):
Send proposals to Dr. Kelly Berg (firstname.lastname@example.org)
DEADLINE June 12, 2015