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WireUp 2020

The WireUp2020 symposium is designed for PhD students of the Max Planck Society in the field of neuroscience, to develop the necessary skills to become future leaders in research. The symposium is organized ‘by PhD students for PhD students’.

The key points include:

  • connecting with other students from the different Max Planck Institutes and labs that work on the same broad topic of neuroscience.
  • expanding your network within the scientific community of the Max Planck Society.
  • gain experience presenting your work to a broad audience.
  • hear from panels on the topics of:
    • researchers in their early careers,
    • grant application,
    • and careers outside of academia.

Further details about registration and the program are coming up soon. If you have any further questions, contact us at

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