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We are pleased to announce the ECRO XXVII Congress which will be held at the Wellcome Genome Campus, Cambridge, UK 2nd-5th September 2017. 

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN: See for programme, registration and abstract submission.  ECRO offers 14 grants for students to attend this Congress (deadline July 21, 2017).  See Grants.


ECRO mourns André Holley : see latest News.

GIRACT proposes 6 PhD bursaries and one best PhD thesis prize for students in innovating flavor-related research projects. Deadline: October 31, 2017. See Latest News.

The Zoological Society of London organises a Symposium on Bird behaviour with a special focus on bird senses (14-15 September 2017). See Latest News.

New Job offers ITO Group-Drosophila Brain (April 2017): see New Jobs.

One $15,000 Rose Marie PANGBORN Sensory Science Scholarship will be awarded for the 2017-2018 academic year to support a Ph.D. student who intends to teach and conduct research in the area of sensory science at the University level. Deadline June 10, 2017. See latest News or

The Journal CHEMOSENSORS sponsors two travel awards for postdocs and PhD students to attend an International Conference of their choice in 2017 ( 800 Swiss Francs each). Additional details here : . Deadline May 31, 2017.

Conference on Frontiers in Olfaction. Trieste 24-28 July 2017. See latest News.

Vienna Biocenter PhD Programme: PhD Selection Summer Call Now Open! 20 fully financed positions. Deadline 30 APRIL 2017. See Job offer

First Women in Olfactory Science (WIOS) event , Trieste, Italy, 5-6th October 2017. See latest News


THE GOAL OF ECRO is to promote fundamental and applied research in chemosensory science especially olfaction and taste in vertebrates and invertebrates. ECRO organizes a annual congress to that end.  ECRO is financed by individual member subscriptions and by donations from industry and research institutions. To facilitate participation of younger scientists ECRO supports travel grants for students. We invite your applications for grants.

The ECRO website is a pathway between academic researchers, industry, scientists and students. Information about active researchers in chemosensory science can be found in our member list. Students and postdoc searching for a laboratory to study olfaction and taste can get valuable information in the Congress Abstracts or the Member's list.

ECRO encourages members to organise minisymposia on specific topics for brainstorming discussions.

Organisation Europeenne pour les Recherches Chimiosensorielles - European Chemoreception Research Organisation

Non-profit French Association (law of 1st July 1901, article 5; decree of 16 August 1901, article 2) registered at the Police Prefecture of Paris 21st January 1971, RMA Number WMA W751025356, SIREN-SIRET 19753480300014 Registered Address: 11 place Marcelin berthelot, 75005 Paris 05, France



Latest ECRO Newsletter

The latest ECRO Newsletter No 92  Autumn 2017  is now available. Past issues are available from the Newsletter link. Please feel free to download and enjoy them.


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