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Developing Neuroethology Award

This award provides travel support for ISN members from emerging and developing countries to attend and present their work at the International Congress of Neuroethology. The award amount is $1500.00 USD.

Applications typically include the following:

  1. A preliminary abstract including the names of authors and their institutions
  2. The type of presentation (oral or poster) planned
  3. A brief justification for the request of travel funds
  4. The amount of matching funds available from the applicant’s institution (or, if none, a letter from the PI or the applicant’s Department Chair supporting the request)

Priority is given to members with the greatest need and merits. All applicants will be considered for special membership status (see Membership), and need not apply separately for special membership.

Application deadline: For ICN 2018 the application deadline is April 30, 2018.

Questions and applications can be sent to:

International Society for Neuroethology
P.O. Box 1897
Lawrence, KS 66044, USA
Email address:

Awards Selection Committee

2016 Developing Neuroethology Awards


Angeles Salles
University of Buenos Aires
NMDA receptor membrance expression during long-term memory consolidation in the central nervous system of the crab Neohelice granulata


Rodrigo Velarde
University of Buenos Aires
The NPY signaling pathway modulates food intake under starvation conditions in adult worker honey bees


Kaveri Indira
India Institute of Science
Matched acoustic reception systems to unusually low frequency calls produced by a paleotropical bushcricket


Harshada Sant
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bangalore, India
Conserved mechanosensory-motor circuits in insect antennae



2014 Developing Neuroethology Awards


Ariadna Cobo Cuan
Havana University, Havana Cuba
Non-Invasive electrophysiology and DPOAE techniques reveal an expanded frequency hearing in moths


Chong Yee Hang
Monash University, Malyasia
Neuronal population-specific circadian and photic regulation of val-opsinA and val-opsinB in the zebrafish


Umesh Mohan
National Centre for Biological Sciences, Bangalore, India
Responses of descending interneurons to mechanical & visual stimuli in Oleander hawk moths


Rossana Perrone
Unidad Bases Neurales de la Conducta, IBCE, Montevideo, Uruguay
Violence vs adaptive aggression in a non-traditional model system