Call for applications for the Young Investigator Training Program (YITP) 2019 in South Korea. Young investigators are welcomed to apply for the program to stay in Korean neuroscience laboratories for 5 days before attending the IBRO Congress. Staying in local laboratories will provide the opportunities to learn diverse techniques and topics in neuroscience in addition to getting acquainted with Korean senior/junior scientists for networking chances.

Staying in local laboratories will provide the opportunities to learn diverse techniques and topics in neuroscience in addition to getting acquainted with Korean senior/junior scientists for networking chances.

The IBRO World Congress has been held every four years since 1982. It is one of the most prestigious international meetings attended by over 4000 neuroscientists from around the world. It is a fascinating opportunity for participants to share the latest information and knowledge in the diverse areas of the brain research and neuroscience. IBRO aims to promote neuroscience research and communication among researchers around the world. One of its foremost emphases is on supporting education of young investigators in developing countries.

Young Investigator Training Program Details:

Host Country:

  • South Korea

Program Duration:

  • 5 Days

Financial Support:

  • Roundtrip airfare (between the awardee’s residing country to South Korea)
  • Accommodation fees (arranged by the hosting PI) and some miscellaneous expenses

Eligibility Criteria:

  • You should be a master or Ph.D./M.D. student or young postdoctoral fellow at the time of registration
  • You should submit an abstract as an author to present your poster in IBRO 2019

How to Apply for Young Investigator Training Program (YITP) 2019 in South Korea?

Click on the Apply Now button below to proceed to Online Application for YITP (IBRO 2019). 

  • Complete application requires a letter of recommendation (preferably from an advisor from your institution) directly emailed to   from the person who recommends you
  • Email your CV to  
  • Each applicant should choose 5 candidate labs among the participating hosting labs

Please note that all YITP applicants should apply for the program by submitting the online form and other required documents directly to the official YITP email address (2019.ibro.yitp@gmail.com). All the hosting PIs have been informed not to directly respond to an email from a potential candidate (or his/her advisor) and forward the email instead directly to the YITP official email address to prevent any attempt to match-make a particular candidate with a certain PI. Also please note that, although the LOC selection committee will make every effort to respect each candidate’s laboratory of choice during the selection/assigning processes, the committee cannot guarantee all applicants being assigned to their most preferred laboratories. We greatly appreciate your understanding and cooperation in advance.

Application Deadline:

  • The last date to apply for Young Investigator Training Program (YITP) 2019 in South Korea is January 30, 2019.

The LOC will review the applications and announce the awardees by the early February 2019 on the IBRO 2019 website

APPLY NOW OFFICIAL LINK

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