What is IBANGS?

The International Behavioural and Neural Genetics Society (IBANGS), was founded in 1996 to promote the field of neurobehavioural genetics. IBANGS organizes annual meetings to promote excellence in research on behavioural and neural genetics. IBANGS is a young and rapidly growing society with members in Europe, North and South America, Asia, and Australia. We welcome established scientists, students and anyone else who is interested in the field of behavioural neurogenetics. IBANGS is a founding member of the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS).

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Genes, Brain and Behavior was launched in 2002 with the aim of publishing top quality research in behavioral and neural genetics in their broadest sense. The emphasis is on the analysis of the behavioral and neural phenotypes under consideration, the unifying theme being the genetic approach as a tool to increase our understanding of these phenotypes.

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SAVE THE DATES - May 10-13, 2014 Chicago, IL, USA

The 16th Annual Genes, Brain & Behavior Meeting will be held in Chicago, Illinois, USA from May 10-13, 2014.  The meeting will be held on the Northwestern University downtown campus, and adjourn around noon on the 13th.  Plenary lectures will be given by Laura Jean Bierut, MD, Professor of Psychiatry at Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, and Antonello Bonci, MD, Scientific Director at the National Institute on Drug Abuse. A satellite meeting will be held at the University of Chicago during the afternoon of May 9th.  More information about both the main and satellite meetings will be forthcoming on this web site.

Primary lodging for meeting attendees has been negotiated with the Omni Chicago Hotel. To book now go to Reservations.

Local Organizing Committee: Stephen Boehm, Co-Chair; Eva Redei, Co-Chair; Clarissa Parker; Mark Rutledge-Gorman; Amy Lasek; Julia Chester; Justin Rhodes.

We look forward to seeing you in Chicago in May 2014!