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The biggest annual International Stress and Behavior society event gathering scientists and psychiatrists from around the world to share an interest in stress-evoked brain disorders in both humans and animals.

It is ogranized with help of Centre for Physiology and Biochemical Research (CPBR), International Stress and Behavior Society (ISBS), ZENEREI Institute (USA), Institute of Experimental Medicine (IEM), Institute of Translational Biomedicine (ITBM), SPbSU, The Russian Society for Bio-psychiatry (RSBP) and Ukrainian Society for Biological Psychiatry (USBP).

The main topics are:

  • stress, fear; anxiety, depression

  • neurogenetics, neurochemistry and neurophysiology of stress

  • neuropsychopharmacology and neuroendocrinology

  • experimental models of behavior

  • stress, memory and learning

  • general psychiatry

  • other brain/behavioral disorders

  • translational research in biological psychiatry


May 16-19, 2020


Oktiabrskaya Hotel

Ligovsky Ave, 10, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia 191036


from 75€




Organizing Committee

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Allan kalueff

ISBS President, phD, Professor

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Viktor Klimenko

ISBS Vice-President, MD, phD, Professor

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Raul gainetdinov

Chair of the Local Organizing Committee, ITBM Director, MD, phD, Professor


Individual registration:

Early registration: 165.00 eur

Late registration: 215.00 eur

countries with economic difficulties:

Early registration: 75.00 eur

Late registration: 110.00 eur

Group registration (>15 delegates):

Early registration: 155.00 eur + 50 per accompayining

Late registration: 205.00 eur + 50 per accompayining

*Early registration - before Feb 28

Social and cultural program

Main events:

  • Day 1. Welcoming Concert, 18:00-19:00 (free for delegates)

  • Day 1. City “White nights” guided coach tour 19:00-22:00 (40.00 eur)

  • Day 2. Boat trip with wine 20:00-22:00 (50.00 eur)

  • Day 3. Conference Dinner with folk music 20:00-23:00 (60.00 eur)

  • Day 4. Music or Theatre 19:00-22:00 (100.00 eur)

Additional events:

  • Day 5. Ivan Pavlov’s Office and Tower of Silence organized tour (free; reservation required)

  • Day 5. Guided half-day coach tour to summer Royal suburban palace Peterhof (100.00 eur, including admissions to Park and Palace)


 Partners and Sponsorship

To learn more about official sponsorship conditions and to become sponsor of the conference please proceed to the Sponsorship page.


Contact us


+1 240 899 9571



ISBS Secretariat, 309 Palmer Court, Slidell, LA 70458, USA

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