For a list of FAONS member societies and contact details, please go to the About FAONS page.


Member Societies

Prof. Kheng Seang Lim

University of Malaya, University  Malaya Specialist Centre (UMSC)



FAONS Treasurer

Prof. Hitoshi Okamoto


Prof. Masao Ito

Honorary President


FAONS Secretary

Prof. Shumin Duan


Past President

Prof. Wing Ho Yung

FAONS President

The Chinese Neuroscience Society hosted the 6th FAONS Congress in conjunction with its biennial scientific meeting in 2015.

The meeting was held at - Wuzhen, China. Wuzhen is the Historical water town of world heritage.

The exact time and location of the Congress will be announced soon.


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Details of Past Congress are at - 5th FAONS Congress and details of last FAONS Symposia are listed below.

FAONS 2013

FAONS (Federation of Asian Oceanian Neuroscience Societies) organized two Symposia within the ANS2013 Melbourne meeting, February 3rd-6th 2013.

Convenor: Professor Sarah Dunlop, FAONS President,The University of Western Australia

“Development of Cortical Circuits”

Speakers: Professor Xiang Yu, Institute of Neuroscience, Shanghai, China; Professor Orly Reiner, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel; Dr Tomomi Shimogori, RIKEN, Tokyo, Japan and A/Professor Vidita Vaidya, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India.

Chairs: Professor Lind Richards, Queensland Brain Institute and Professor Seong-Seng Tan, Florey Neuroscience Institutes.


“Stress and Drug Addiction”

Speakers: Professor Alon Chen, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel; Professor Gavan McNally, School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Australia; Professor Lin Lu, National Institute on Drug Dependence, Peking University, Beijing, China; Professor Sung-Gon Kim, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Pusan National University.

Chairs: Professor Peter Dodd, Queensland Brain Institute and Professor Andrew Lawrence, Florey Neuroscience Institutes.

Further details on "Development of Cortical Circuits" and "Stress and Drug Addiction" can be found on page 16 and 34 of ANS 2013 program.

The Malaysian Society of Neurosiences will be hosting the "MyNeuro2017" conference on August 11-13, 2017. MyNeuro2017 is a Joint meeting of the 4th Federation of Asian-Oceanian Neuroscience Societies (FAONS) Symposium and the 27th Malaysian Society of Neurosciences (MSN) & the 17th Neurosurgical Association of Malaysia (NAM) in conjunction with  Paediatric Neurology Update 2017.

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