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Welcome to ESM 2024 in Berlin


The ESM was established to strengthen the bonds within the European synapse community. It was first held in Bordeaux in 2007 and successfully continued at different European locations. The 9th ESM will be hosted by Campus Buch, home to the Leibniz-Forschungs-institut für Molekulare Pharmakologie (FMP) and the Max Delbrück Center (MDC).


Inna Slutsky
Rizzoli, Silvio

Kang Shen

Silvio Rizzoli

Inna Slutsky

Stanford University

Tel Aviv University

Universität Göttingen

Michela Matteoli
Natalia Kononenko
Robin Hiesinger

Robin Hiesinger

Natalia Kononenko

Michela Matteoli

University of Cologne

Humanitas Research Hospital, Milan

Freie Universität Berlin

David DiGregorio
Alexander Walter

David DiGregorio

Alexander Walter

Giovanna Coceano

Institut Pasteur

Zoltan Nusser

University of Copenhagen

Susanne Wegmann

Science for Life Laboratory Stockholm

Stefan Hallermann

Stefan Hallermann

Zoltan Nusser

Susanne Wegmann

Institute of Experimental Medicine, Budapest

German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases

University of Leipzig

Laura Andreae
Vassiliki Nikoletopoulou

Laura Andreae

Vassiliki Nikoletopoulou

Johannes Broichhagen

Leibniz-Forschungsinstitut für Molekulare Pharmakologie

King's College London

Universite of Lausanne

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Stephan Sigrist
Joris de Wit

Stephan Sigrist

Joris de Wit

Susana Louros

Freie Universität Berlin

VIB-KU Leuven Center for Brain & Disease Research

The University of Edinburgh

Gaia Novarino
Peter Scheifelle

Peter Scheiffele

Nelson Rebola

Gaia Novarino

Institute of Science and Technology Austria

Institut du Cerveau Paris

University of Basel


The complete program including abstracts can be found here.


*** Registration is closed ***
Participants can still update abstracts via the conference system until Thursday, April 25.
Registration fee:
Academy: 200€
Industry: 300€
This includes:

Access to conference sessions (talks, posters, networking events)

Mid-session refreshments and lunch

Please note:

Your registration will only be completed after payment. You will receive an e-mail confirming your registration. If you do not receive the confirmation e-mail please contact:
You must pick up your badge at the Registration Desk
on the day of the meeting.
Certificates of Attendance will be sent by e-mail after the end of the meeting.

Poster Information:

Posters should be A0 size (841 x 1189 mm) and can be designed in portrait or landscape format.

Organizing Committee

Scientific Advisory Committee

Christophe Mulle
(University of Bordeaux, France)

Monica DiLuca
(University of Milan, Italy)

Matthijs Verhage
(CNCR, Netherlands)

Camilla Bellone
(University of Geneva, Switzerland)

Jeremy Henley
(University of Bristol, United Kingdom)

Ana Luísa Carvalho
(University of Coimbra, Portugal)

Michael Kreutz
(Leibniz Institute for Neurobiology, Germany)


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Travel Information


Travelers arriving by plane may fly to the Berlin-Brandenburg Airport (BER).
An airport shuttle train (FEX) provides a quick connection to the city.


For those traveling by train, we recommend arriving at Berlin Central Station (Hauptbahnhof).

From Berlin City to Campus Berlin-Buch

From the city center of Berlin, please use the S-Bahn line S2 in the direction of Bernau/Buch to the station Berlin Buch. From there, bus 353 runs in the direction of Campus Buch. Please use this bus until the end of the line.

You will need a ticket before you start your journey, which you must also validate at the platform beforehand. A single trip in Berlin costs 3,50€.

On Campus Berlin-Buch

From the final stop, House 83, the MDC Conference Center, is behind you.



Leibniz-Forschungsinstitut für Molekulare Pharmakologie (FMP)

Campus Berlin-Buch

Robert-Rössle Straße 1ß

13125 Berlin

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