6th APRU Brain and Mind in the Asia-Pacific Research Symposium



Plasticity of the Brain and Mind is this year's APRU Conference theme. Hosted by the University of Auckland's Centre for Brain Research and held in the stunning country of New Zealand, Brain and Mind Research (BMAP) 2016 will be taking place from the 23rd to 25th of August. The opening ceremony will take place on the 23rd of August, from 6-9pm. 

This year's topics include;

  • Molecular neurobiology
  • Genetics and neuroimaging
  • Cognitive neuroscience
  • Clinical neuroscience
  • Sensory neuroscience
  • Developmental Neuroscience

Registration and abstract submission are now open. To register and/or submit an abstract click here.

Abstract submission will close on Sunday 31 July 2016.

Full registration: $500
Student registration: $250
Day registration: $300
Conference dinner:$100

For additional information on pricing and abstract submission, please contact Mirelle Powel at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

BMAP has been timed to allow delegates to also attend two major conferences in the South Island of New Zealand; the Australasian Winter Conference on Brain Research (AWCBR) in Queenstown from 26-31 August and New Zealand Medical Sciences Congress (MedSciNZ) in Nelson from 29-31 August.

For more information on BMAP, AWCBR and MedSciNZ events, please email Frankie Favero at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Featuring Internationally renowned speakers 

Keynote speakers include:

Professor Peter Mombaerts, Professor Stephen Back, Professor Stuart Firestein, Professor Charles Greer and Dr Leonardo Belluscio. Click for more details

The Plasticity of the Brain and Mind conference will include a half-day symposium focussing on the olfactory system and featuring several of our keynote speakers. Find out more here.