Useful links

Useful links


  • Ph.D. Program in Integrative and Clinical Neuroscience

The PhD program in integrative and clinical neuroscience launched at La Timone in 2013 offers training, tutored seminars and funding (for conferences or for postdocs in industry) to any registered neuroscience PhD student of Marseille.

  • ITMO Neuroscience

The Multi-Organization Thematic Institute (ITMO) in neuroscience, cognitive science, neurology, and psychiatry aims at grouping all the actors of French research studying the nervous system, whether with basic or clinical approaches.

  • Société des Neurosciences and FENS

In France, the Société des Neurosciences has over 2,500 members and aims at promoting research in all areas of neuroscience. Every 2 years, it organizes a week-long meeting with plenary lectures, thematic symposia and poster sessions. The Société des neurosciences is part of the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS), which organizes a forum that brings together European researchers every other year.

  • Society for neuroscience

Similarly, in the United States, the Society for Neuroscience (SfN) brings together neuroscientists and organizes every year in October or November, the world largest gathering of neuroscientists.

  • Allen Brain Atlas

Excellent atlases of the brain and spinal cord, with the expression of almost all genes.

  • Pubmed – Bookshelf

Free online access to science textbooks.

Meetings, posters & oral presentations

For conferences in Marseille , visit our Events page.

Tips :

Science outreach

Interested in popularizing brain science? Join the Brain Awareness Week! You can give presentations (in pairs) in schools, in Marseille and the surrounding area, around mid-March. A slideshow will be prepared on the theme of the year. Contact Elise Gauthier.

Hands-on trainings in a real biology laboratory, for high school students or patients’ associations.

Aix-Marseille University is associated to a number of outreach events such as the Souk des sciences (April) or the Fête de la science (October).

Listing of scientific events in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region

A blog edited by several neuroscience Ph.D. students

Student life

Funding and advice for a Ph.D.

In Marseille :

And beyond :

Websites to find a job in science

Individual Development Plan : to determine which scientific career (including outside academia) is closest to your skills and your desires (in English).

The TalentToday and DocPro websites can help you identify your skills.

Job offers for Ph.D.’s:

Others :

In the lab


Computer science



AMU tools :

  • AMeTICE educational platform
  • AMUpod instructional video platform (coming up – summer 2016)

Other tools :

Online courses and conferences

Online courses (MOOC)

Online conferences

Living in Marseille


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