posted November 20, 2020
Students at the University of Tours*, France, are organizing a Webinar in Biology of Reproduction November 24-26, Live on Livestorm (

Let us join our colleagues for this exciting opportunity.



Maud BORENSZTEIN: Genetics & Reproduction X-chromosome reprogramming in mouse germ cells and early embryos

Thierry CHARLIER: Neurobiology & Reproduction Effects of endocrine disruptors on maternal behaviour and associated neuroplasticity

Sébastien ELIS: Toxicology & Reproduction Bisphenols : endocrine disruptors affecting the functioning of the ovary

Björn HEINDRYCKX: Innovations & New technologies in reproductive biology CRISPR/Cas9-mediated gene editing in the human germline: continue or not?

Katarina JEWGENOW: Species preservation Oocyte preservation in feline species

Matthieu KELLER: Neurobiology & Reproduction Male sexual behavior manages the female reproductive function

Séverine MAZAUD-GUITTOT: Toxicology & Reproduction Exposure of human fetal gonads to exogenous compounds: what is the frontier between toxicity and endocrine disruption

Vincent PREVOT: Neurobiology & Reproduction Puberty, sexual attraction and metabolism: a role for GnRH neuronal migration?

Laia RIBAS: Genetics & Reproduction Reproduction and immune system interactions to better understand epigenetic mechanisms in fish

Maud BORENSZTEIN: Genetics & Reproduction X-chromosome reprogramming in mouse germ cells and early embryos

Michel SAINT JALME: Species preservation European Breeding Programs

François VIALARD: Genetics & Reproduction (Genetics of azoospermias) Innovations & New technologies in reproductive biology (Ex-utero pregnancy: study model and therapeutic application)

*About the students at the University of Tours: We are an association of 16 students in the Reproductive Biology master’s degree at the University of Tours (37). In 2019, we decided to found the GAMET’S organisation in order to create events related to our university course. The goals of these events are to allow us to contribute to the dissemination of scientific knowledge, to challenge ourselves with the organization of events from scratch and to take a first step into the scientific world.     Our current projects are a scientific congress about reproductive biology to be held on November 24th, 25th and 26th, and a public lecture about Endometriosis (in French) on November 26th. For more information about the congress speakers check the link “Speakers” and check the link “Registration” to reach the registration page.

Journal of Neuroendocrinology

posted November 20, 2020

Journal of Neuroendocrinology – creating a single Society-owned home for all neuroendocrine research outputs

We are excited to announce that Journal of Neuroendocrinology is expanding its remit to encompass the full breadth of neuroendocrinology by adding a strand covering ‘Translational and Clinical Neuroendocrinology’, in addition to our current focus on ‘Fundamental and Mechanistic Neuroendocrinology’. Extending our scope in this way will strengthen the Journal of Neuroendocrinology through greater diversity in research and shared knowledge. With this in mind, we are now actively welcoming submissions in Translational and Clinical Neuroendocrinology and encourage PANS members to submit their research in this area. 

Information for authors:

Find out more about the expansion: 

Journal of Neuroendocrinology

posted November 20, 2020
Read the Special Issue from the 4th FASEB Growth Hormone (GH)/Prolactin (PRL) Family in Biology & Disease Conference held 7-12 July 2019 in Florida, USA. 
The Special Issue features three reviews,
(1) Obesity and regulation of human placental lactogen production in pregnancy ,
(2) Metabolic functions of prolactin: physiological and pathological aspects,
(3)Transcriptional regulation of prolactin in a euryhaline teleost: characterization of gene promoters through in silico and transcriptome analyses.
The issue also features nine original research papers.

The British Society of Neuroendocrinology is organizing an Early Career researchers (ECRs) webinar – the American edition – on Wednesday August 26th at 12pm noon EDT.

posted August 12, 2020

This is a nice opportunity to present your work in a very friendly environment with quality discussion and input from Early Career Researchers from around the Globe. The deadline for Abstract submission is Tuesday August 11th.

To participate, you have to be a member of the Society, but this is a very affordable  international society that offers a lot. You will have access to several types of grants, meetings, resources, etc. If you are interested, but don’t have time to join yet, you can also contact me directly.

You can find more information in the email below:

ECRs now have until Tuesday 11th August to submit an abstract, so there’s still time to apply for a talk! Each talk will be 15 minutes + 5 for questions.

Submit your abstract to by Tuesday 11 August.

The webinar, hosted by Dr Rajae Talbi (Harvard Medical School) and Dr Luis Paiva (Universidad Austral de Chile), will take place on Wednesday, 26 August at 9 am PDT / 12 pm noon EDT / 5 pm BST / 6 pm CEST.

The webinar is free to members, and you can register now in mySociety: (you must be logged in to access the link)

Feel free to share with colleagues, and we hope to see you at the webinar in a few weeks!

Best wishes,

The BSN Team


The Editors of The International Neuroendocrine Federation (INF) Masterclass in Neuroendocrinology book series would like to draw your attention to the publication of the latest books in the series. We believe that these books will be of interest to our members

posted June 15, 2020

Neurosecretion: Secretory Mechanisms edited by José R. Lemos and Govindan Dayanithi

Developmental Neuroendocrinology edited by Susan Wray and Seth Blackshaw

If you would like to be kept up to date on new books published in the series, please register for the ToC Alert on the series web-page.

Check out the British Society for Neuroendocrinology (BSN)

posted June 6, 2020 

Write a BSN Topical Briefing:

Check out the Journal of Neuroendocrinology

posted June 6, 2020

JNE State-of-the-art review 
Brown, CH, Ludwig, M, Tasker, JG, Stern, JE. Somato‐dendritic vasopressin and oxytocin secretion in endocrine and autonomic
regulation. JNeuroendocrinol. 2020; 00:e12856. 9 professionally drawn illustrations that can be used by the neuroendo community):


JNE Special Issue from the 13th World Congress on Neurohypophysial Hormones in Ein Gedi, Israel in April 2019 

A meeting on the latest advances in the field of the neurohypophysial peptide hormones oxytocin and arginine-vasopressin. The Special Issue features two reviews, one on past and recent advances in the neurophysiology of magnocellular neuroendocrine cells and the other on the physiological role of oxytocin in the regulation of energy balance, and nine original research papers based on work presented at the World Congress. Read the Special Issue