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    Russian Academy of Sciences
    Russian Humanitarian Scientific Foundation
    International Brain Research Organization (IBRO) –
    - Central and Eastern Europe Regional Committee (CEERC)
    I. P. Pavlov Physiological Society
    Institute for Higher Nervous Activity and Neurophysiology of the Russian Academy of Sciences
    Ministry of Education and Science of Russian Federation
    Rostov State University
    Rostov Pedagogical University
    Rostov Medical University
    A. B. Kogan Research Institute for Neurocybernetics

    3rd International school-ńonference
    “Sleep: a window to the world of wakefulness”
    September 26-27, 2005

    Dear colleagues!
    3rd International school-conference “Sleep: a window to the world of wakefulness” will be held September 26-27, 2005 as a satellite symposium of International Conference on Neurocybernetics (ICNC-05, see: ) celebrating the 90-th Anniversary of Rostov State University.

    The goal of the Conference is to attract attention of young investigators, students and clinicians to the basic problems of the somnology. The Conference will include reviews of latest research and modern methodical approaches covering a wide spectrum of sleep and wakefulness mechanisms. Special lectures and reports will be presented by leading Russian and foreign scientists, most part of young investigators' reports will be presented as posters. Participation is free (there is no registration fee). Moreover, authors of best reports will be exempted from all the payment (transportation and hotel).

    Conference topics: Psychophysiology of sleep, Mechanisms of sleep and wakefulness regulation, Circadian rhythms and neurochemistry of sleep, Basic and applied aspects of sleep medicine. Deadline for abstract submission (1 p.) and registration is June 1st. Abstracts should be submitted by e-mail: . Participants have a possibility to publish a more detailed version of their reports (2-6 p., with ill., tab.) as a brief communication (at the author's expense). Authors who wish their brief communication published submit a payment in the amount of 450 rubles (about 15$US).

    Current information about the Conference can be found at the following addresses: ,

    Chairman of the Organizing Committee: Dr. Vladimir B.Dorokhov, Institute of Higher Nervous Activity and Neurophysiology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow. Phone: (095)334-72-01;

    Co-chair: Prof. Vladimir M.Kovalzon, Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow
    Phone: (095)954-1511

    Local Organizing Committee Representatives in Rostov-on-Don:
    Dr. Eugeny V.Verbitsky, A.B.Kogan Research Institute for Neurocybernetics of Rostov State University
    Phones: (863)228-4781, (863)267-9681

    Prof. Aleksey A.Burikov, Rostov State Pedagogical University, Laboratory of Neurobiology
    Phone: (863)250-7252

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    Both Russian and American conferences announcements can be posted.

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