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Application
procedure

Application
procedure

Applications for the 2021-2025 FKNE cohort open on 2nd November 2020.  
The FENS-Kavli Network of Excellence (FKNE) consists of 30 Scholars; they serve two terms of 2 years (4 years in total). Every two years up to 15 new Scholars are selected, and 15 – end their mandate/rotate off, becoming FKNE Alumni.

Application Procedure 2021

• Only candidates who have independent PI positions in a FENS European member country are eligible;

• Candidates are encouraged to apply directly;

• Additionally, each FENS member society may nominate up to two candidates. These do not have to be members of the nominating society. Gender balance is encouraged;

• In all cases, the application should be supported by two letters from internationally renowned neuroscientists; 

• All applications and nominations should be submitted via the online application form.                                                                    

The 2021 Selection Committee

Tomás RyanFKNE Chair

Pirta HotulainenFKNE Vice-Chair

Jean-Antoine GiraultFENS President-Elect

Stephanie AlbinScience Program Officer, The Kavli Foundation

Asya RollsFKNE Alumni

Lucia Prieto-Godino FKNE Scholar

Julie DuquéFKNE Scholar

Filippo Del BeneFKNE Scholar

Maximilian Jösch FKNE Scholar

 

Past Selection Committees

The 2018 Selection Committee

Megan Carey – FKNE Chair
Gaia Novarino – FKNE Vice-Chair
Carmen Sandi – FENS President-Elect
Thomas Mrsic-Flogel – FENS Forum 2018 Program Committee Chair
Panayiota Poirazi – Former FKNE Chair
Filippo Del Bene – FKNE Scholar
Patrik Verstreken – FKNE Scholar
Tim Vogels – FKNE Scholar

The 2016 Selection Committee

Panayiota Poirazi – FKNE Chair 
Ileana Hanganu-Opatz – FKNE Scholar 
Asya Rolls – FKNE Scholar 
Emre Yaksi – FKNE Scholar
Barry Everitt – FENS President-Elect 

Rui M. Costa – FENS Forum 2016 Program Committee Chair
Marian Joëls – FENS Past President

The 2014 Selection Committee

Monica Di Luca – FENS President
Marian Joëls – FENS Past President
Marianne Amalric – FENS Secretary General
Juan Lerma – FENS Secretary General-Elect
Patrick Verstreken – mid-career neuroscientist

Applications for the 2021-2025 FKNE cohort open on 2nd November 2020.  
 

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The FENS-Kavli Network of Excellence (FKNE) consists of 30 Scholars; they serve two terms of 2 years (4 years in total). Every two years up to 15 new Scholars are selected, and 15 – end their mandate/rotate off, becoming FKNE Alumni.

Application Procedure 2021

• Only candidates who have independent PI positions in a FENS European member country are eligible;

• Candidates are encouraged to apply directly;

• Additionally, each FENS member society may nominate up to two candidates. These do not have to be members of the nominating society. Gender balance is encouraged;

• In all cases, the application should be supported by two letters from internationally renowned neuroscientists; 

• All applications and nominations should be submitted via the online application form.

Timeline 2021: 

Call for applications opens on 2nd November 2020

Deadline for applications: 30 January 2021

The 2021 Selection Committee

Tomás RyanFKNE Chair

Pirta HotulainenFKNE Vice-Chair

Jean-Antoine GiraultFENS President-Elect

Stephanie AlbinScience Program Officer, The Kavli Foundation

Asya Rolls FKNE Alumni

Lucia Prieto-Godino FKNE Scholar

Filippo Del BeneFKNE Scholar

Maximilian Jösch FKNE Scholar

 

Past Selection Committees

The 2018 Selection Committee

Megan Carey – FKNE Chair
Gaia Novarino – FKNE Vice-Chair
Carmen Sandi – FENS President-Elect
Thomas Mrsic-Flogel – FENS Forum 2018 Program Committee Chair
Panayiota Poirazi – Former FKNE Chair
Filippo Del Bene – FKNE Scholar
Patrik Verstreken – FKNE Scholar
Tim Vogels – FKNE Scholar

The 2016 Selection Committee

Panayiota Poirazi – FKNE Chair 
Ileana Hanganu-Opatz – FKNE Scholar 
Asya Rolls – FKNE Scholar 
Emre Yaksi – FKNE Scholar
Barry Everitt – FENS President-Elect 

Rui M. Costa – FENS Forum 2016 Program Committee Chair
Marian Joëls – FENS Past President

 

The 2014 Selection Committee

Monica Di Luca – FENS President
Marian Joëls – FENS Past President
Marianne Amalric – FENS Secretary General
Juan Lerma – FENS Secretary General-Elect
Patrick Verstreken – mid-career neuroscientist