NAD Spring Retreat

Join us for the NAD Spring Retreat at Hotel Scandic Aarhus City May 8-10!

The programme features Research Column meetings, networking with a poster session for junior scientists and keynote presentations by Elite Research Prize winner Professor Per Borghammer and DNRF Chair Grant recipient Professor Vijay Tiwari.


Monday May 8 (NAD fellows + junior scientists):

10:00-16:00: NAD Fellow programme

16:30-17:30: PhD journey presentations

17:30-19:00: Social event

Tuesday May 9 (Junior scientists + Research Column members):

10:00-13:00: PhD supervision – authorship expectations

14:00-15:00: Keynote speech by Professor Vijai Tiwari: Deciphering gene regulatory mechanisms underlying brain development and its disruption in neurological disorders.

15:00-16:45: Research Column Meetings (Research Column members)

15:00-16:30: Junior scientists in NAD (NAD Fellows + Junior scientists)

17:00-19:00: Networking and poster session

May 10 (Research Column members):

9:00-10:00: Keynote speech by Professor Per Borghammer: ‘Body-first vs. brain-first Parkinson’s disease –  a new disease model to explain motor asymmetry, non-motor subtypes, and dementia’

10:00-15:00: Research Column meetings

Who can participate?

Registration is open to members of the NAD Research Columns and junior neuroscientists at Danish universities (PhD students and postdocs).

Please note that registration for this event has now closed.


NAD will provide rooms for participants travelling to Aarhus for the symposium. Limited rooms available – they will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.


Date & time
Starts: May 8, 2023 9:00 am
Ends: May 10, 2023 5:00 pm
Hotel Scandic Aarhus City, Østergade 10, 8000 Aarhus
Registration deadline
March 15, 2023

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