Trainee Opportunities and Funding

Trainees from the Cluster member labs may be reimbursed if they participate in a course. Fill out the cluster funding request form to request funding to partipate in training opportunities, meetings, and conferences. 

Cascadia Neuroscience Courses and Meetings

Neurofutures Conference 2019, Portland OR USA

July 11-13th, Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland OR USA. We are pleased to announce that Neurofutures2019 registration is open! You can register here Early registration ends May 15th.

Neurofutures2019 will be held at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon. Visit the website to see this year’s agenda full of fantastic speakers working at the cutting edge of neuroscience.

Posters: Graduate students and post-docs who submit a poster abstract to the conference will receive a promo code allowing them to register for free. Poster abstracts can be submitted to: Abstract submissions must be received by June 15th.

Workshop: Supercharge your Research Using Data and Tools from the Allen Brain Atlas. The Allen Institute for Brain Science will be presenting a workshop on Thursday July 11th, 3-5pm. Conference attendees can register here.

Venue: Neurofutures will be held in the newly completed Knight Cancer Research Center on the Portland waterfront. The Knight Cancer Research center is served by the Portland Streetcar from the downtown area, as well as bus and MAX (light rail).
Knight Cancer Research Center
2730 SW Moody Ave
Portland, OR 97201

Accommodations: The Hyatt House Portland-Downtown is a 3-block walk from the Knight Cancer Research Center. Rooms are available at a conference rate of $182 USD. Bookings can be made here or by calling the Hyatt at (+1) 503-241-2775, and providing rate code OHSU Brain Institute.

Getting there:
By air: Portland International Airport (PDX) has light rail (MAX) service from in the terminal to downtown Portland. Taxi and ride share services are also available.
By Train: Amtrak trains run between, Portland, Seattle and Vancouver BC.

Questions can be directed to Alex Stevens (

We look forward to welcoming you to Portland!

The Neurofutures2019 Organizing Committee
Alexander Stevens (Chair) , Oregon Health & Science University
Bill Rooney (co-Chair), Oregon Health & Science University
Amy Bernard, Allen Institute for Brain Science
David McCormick, University of Oregon
Sheri Mizumori, University of Washington
Tim Murphy, University of British Columbia
Rad Roberts, University of Washington


Summer Workshops


Neural Data Science

Cold Spring Harbor Lab
Jul 13-26, 2019
Application deadline: Apr 1st, 2019

More info here!


Woods Hole Marine Biological Lab, MA
Aug 19-29, 2019
Application deadline: May 14th, 2019

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Cold Spring Harbor Imaging Structure & Function in the Nervous System

Jul 23 - Aug 12, 2019
Application deadline: Apr 1, 2019

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Woods Hole Marine Biological Lab, MA
Aug 8-29, 2019
Application deadline: April 8, 2019

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Quebec City, QC
June 2-12, 2019
Application Deadline: March 1st, 2019

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Summer Workshop on the Dynamic Brain

Friday Harbor, WA
Aug 24 - Sept 8, 2019
Application deadline: April 1st, 2019

More info here!

Methods in Computational Neuroscience

Woods Hole Marine Biological Lab, MA
Jul 29 - Aug 24, 2019
Application deadline: March 19, 2019

More info here!