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Summerschool 2013

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This Summerschool is generously sponsored by DFG / Priority Programme SPP 1392 !

Summerschool 2

ECRO supported 2013


July 28th to August 2nd of 2013, in Dresden, Germany.

ECRO provides travel funds specifically for this year’s Summerschool – for details see

General information

Reading material for students (approx. 60 MB):

Aim: The conference is meant to provide an informal platform for scientific exchange between established scientists and younger researchers in the fields related to chemosensation. In addition, it is meant to provide participants with up-to-date knowledge on various aspects of the human chemical senses not only through seminars - there will be a strong focus on practical demonstrations and experiments (see program).

Location: It will be organized through the Smell & Taste Clinic of the Department of Otorhinolaryngology of the University of Dresden Medical School, Fetscherstrasse 74, 01307 Dresden, Germany, phone +49- 0351 458-4189.

Conference venue: The meeting will be held in the vicinties (seminar rooms 3 and 4) of the MTZ Dresden, Fiedlerstr. 42 , 01307 Dresden, Germany

Fee for participation is 250 Euro (for details please click here). Participants with an industrial background pay 750 Euro. This fee covers breakfast, conference dinner at Schloss Eckberg, a welcome buffet at BELLAN Restaurant, a barbecue, and an excursion to the surroundings of Dresden. The number of applicants will be limited to 30

Sunday afternoon (28th of July) there will also be a chance to join a guided city tour through Dresden (it is free). It starts at 1 p.m. at the guesthouse . It will end at 3:30 at the Haus 27 in the University clinic, where you will have a chance to see MRI scans etc. (see below)

at Gutenbergstrasse 6, 01307 Dresden, and it will end at University Clinic, Department of Neuroradiology, Haus 59, MRI I.

Also, Sunday afternoon, between 3.30 and 6.30 p.m. you have a chance to visit the University Clinic, Department of Neuroradiology, Haus 27 (DINZ), MRI, to join us in order to get structural images of your brain/olfactory bulb (this is also free). In addition, Prof. Nasreddin Abolmaali will explain the anatomy of the olfactory system on the basis of MR scans. He will also talk about volumetrics of the olfactory bulb and how to obtain those. Finally, Dr. Charlotte Sinding will talk about computer based measures of cortical thickness.

Please let Thomas Hummel know in advance whether you would like to participate in either event.

The welcome gettogether will take place on Sunday evening (July 28th) between 7 and 12 p.m., at the Bellan Villa Germania, Loschwitzer Str. 36, Dresden (how to get there: see also PDF for download)

For housing please contact Thomas Hummel for details. We booked rooms for participants at a guesthouse very close to the Clinic (distance 1400m), and where we also receive a special rate of 47 Euro per night (including breakfast - please pay in cash locally at the guesthouse). It is planned that all participants will stay at this place.

Deadline for registration was the 1st of May 2013.

Continuing medical education: Participation in all aspects of the meeting will get you 51 points (Sun: 4, Mon: 10, Tue: 10, Wed: 7, Thu: 10, Fri: 10). Summerschool 3

Please contact Thomas Hummel for details.


Thomas Hummel, M.D.

Smell and Taste Clinic, Department of Otorhinolaryngology

University of Dresden Medical School

Fetscherstr. 74 , 01307 Dresden, Germany

phone +49- 0351 458-4189 or -3197

mobile +49-1629-566-056

fax +49- 0351 458-7370


Timetable SS 2013

 Download (PDF)


Conference fees can be paid either in cash or by credit card or by money transfer. To pay by credit card please email the following information to Thomas Hummel

Credit Card payment:
        Last name, first name (as written on card)

        Card Type (VISA or MASTERCARD)

        Credit card number

        Expiration date

        Conference fee

        Email for possible inquiry

Money transfer - please send the money to the following account:

Within Germany:

Carl Gustav Carus Management GmbH, Fetscherstr. 74, 01307 Dresden, Germany

Important: Please indicate as purpose of the payment “SUMMERSCHOOL_2013” plus your name

Bank: Deutsche Kreditbank AG

BLZ: 120 300 00

Account number: 11 248 333

From outside of Germany:

Receiver: Carl Gustav Carus Management GmbH, Fetscherstr. 74, 01307 Dresden, Germany

Important: Please indicate as purpose of the payment “SUMMERSCHOOL_2013” plus your name

IBAN:        DE 71 1203 0000 0011 248 333

BIC:          BYLADEM 1001

Evaluation, and adresses of participants from previous Schools can be found at