Young Investigator Training Program (YITP)


Young investigators from foreign universities/institutions are welcomed to apply for the program to stay in Korean neuroscience laboratories for 5 days before attending the IBRO Congress. Staying in local laboratories will provide the opportunities to learn diverse techniques and topics in neuroscience in addition to getting acquainted with Korean senior/junior scientists for networking chances.

Eligibility and Requirement

  • You should be a master or Ph.D./M.D. student or young postdoctoral fellow at the time of registration
  • Once selected as an YITP awardee, you are required to submit an abstract as an author to present your poster in IBRO 2019
  • A letter of recommendation (preferably from an advisor from your institution) directly emailed to from the person who recommends you
  • Email your CV to


  • Roundtrip airfare (between the awardee’s residing country to South Korea)
  • Accommodation fees (arranged by the hosting PI) and some miscellaneous expenses


  • Applications should be submitted online (Click Here) during 12/15/2018 ~ 1/30/2019
  • Each applicant should choose 5 candidate labs among the participating hosting labs

Awardee Announcement

  • The LOC will review the applications and announce the awardees by the early February 2019 on the IBRO 2019 website

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