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Achucarro International GLIA SCHOOL | frontier research in glial cell biology

Achucarro Basque Center for Neuroscience (ACHUCARRO) organises an innovative concept of advanced training course for researchers focused or willing to work in the vibrant field of glial cells.

This edition will be fully online.

We strive to foster interactions between the speakers and the participants to jointly elaborate an innovative research project to study glial cells

The speakers/mentors for this edition are:


  • Isidro Ferrer (Barcelona, Spain)
  • Elena Galea (Barcelona)
  • Milos Pekny (Göteborg, Sweden)
  • Alexei Verkhratsky (U. Manchester, UK)

Stem Cells:

  • Juan M. Encinas (Achucarro, Bilbao)
  • Angela Gritti (Milano, Italy)
  • Emmanuelle Huillard (Paris, France)
  • María Llorens (Madrid, Spain)


  • Estibaliz Capetillo (Achucarro, Bilbao)
  • Michael T. Heneka (Bonn, Germany)
  • Inge Huitinga (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
  • Amanda Sierra (Achucarro, Bilbao)


The main goal of this School is to combine cutting edge science with close interactionmentoring, and networking with leading researchers in the field of glial biology.

Check or download the agenda and schedule of this edition.


May (Tue) 18 to (Thu) May 27, 2021


Total: 20 €

This fee covers the access to lectures, the working dynamics and the accreditation diploma.


Blackboard Collaborate

Organization committee

José R. Pineda

Edgar Soria-Gómez

Vanja Tepavcevic

Alexei Verkhratsky

Achucarro Basque Center for Neuroscience