MBB Symposium

Winners of MBB Young Scientific Award 2020

1) Mohammad Rostami (Faculty of Electrical and Computer Eng., Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran)
2) Emma Louise Michalski (Obstetrics and Gynecology, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden)
3) Lina Skora (School of Psychology, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK)

Important Information: MBB Symposium 2020 canceled 

We are very sorry to tell you that – due to the rapidly and unpredictably evolving Covid-19 situation – we have to cancel the 8th MindBrainBody (MBB) Symposium 2020 that was scheduled for March 15-16, 2020 in Berlin.

We hope you understand the situation. The Registration fees will be reimbursed to the corresponding bank accounts in the coming weeks.

We are looking forward to seeing you again at our future meetings and wish you all the best! Stay healthy!

Organizers of MBB Symposium


8th MindBrainBody Symposium

On behalf of the MindBrainBody Institute, we are pleased to invite young researchers to participate and present at the 8th MindBrainBody (MBB) Symposium 2020 that takes place on March 15-16, 2020, in Berlin, Germany, during the International Brain Awareness Week.

Keynote Speakers:

Soyoung Park (German Institute of Human Nutrition, Potsdam-Rehbrücke)

Beatrice de Gelder (Maastricht University)

Tobias Heed (Bielefeld University)

Satu Palva (Helsinki University)

Hellmuth Obrig (University Hospital Leipzig & MPI CBS Leipzig)

Michael Gaebler with Esra Al (MindBrainBody Institute, Berlin School of Mind and Brain, & MPI CBS Leipzig)

You can download the 8th MindBrainBody Symposium Program.

We are happy to welcome postdoctoral and doctoral researchers as well as students in the domains of cognitive, affective and social neurosciences, cognitive neurology and neuropsychiatry, psychology or other behavioral and social sciences to submit abstracts (max. 300 words) to present a talk or a poster. Please check here for more details.

The symposium program includes keynote lectures, workshops, presentations by applicants, and a poster session (with a poster prize) as well as an MBB Young Scientist Award (see below). Attendance without presentation is possible. Previously presented posters are also welcomed.

MBB Young Scientist Award
You can also apply for an MBB Young Scientist Award, which will provide you with the opportunity of a funded research stay at the MindBrainBody Institute in Berlin or at the Department of Neurology, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences (MPI CBS Leipzig). If you want to be considered for the MBB Young Scientist Award, please add a project idea (ideally in the research domains of the MindBrainBody Institute) of maximally 2 pages / 800 words that can be performed in a 3-month period.

Registration Deadline: December 20, 2019
Registration Fee: 40 EUR

Acceptance emails will be sent in January 2020 with the bank details for the registration fee. The registration fee should be transferred by January 30, 2020.

Please register online here

Symposium Venue:  Kaiserin Friedrich-Haus | Robert-Koch-Platz 7, 10115 Berlin

For further questions, please contact:

Dr. Anahit Babayan | Email: babayan(at)cbs.mpg.de

Looking forward to your participation!

The archive of previous MBB Symposium programs is available here.

The 8th MBB Symposium takes place in cooperation with the Berlin School of Mind and Brain, the Competence Network Stroke (KNS) in Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, and the Department of Neurology at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences.


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The 8th MBB Symposium 2020 is sponsored by:

BIOPAC Systems, Inc.

Brain Products & Local Partners MES Forschungssysteme GmbH