XIII Workshop on the Neurobiology of Epilepsy                                                                            WONOEP 2015

                                    A satellite event of the 31st International Epilepsy Congress




  • Where: Heybeliada Island, Istanbul, Turkey
  • When: August 31st – September 4th 2015
  • Queries:

For any WONOEP related queries please contact: 

Katja Kobow, email: katja.kobow@uk-erlangen.de
Marco de Curtis, email: decurtis@istituto-besta.it
Filiz Onat, email: fonat@marmara.edu.tr


Members of the Scientific Organising Committee:

Marco de Curtis


Candan Gü​rses 


Katja Kobow


Filiz Onat





WONOEP XIII, a satellite event of the 31st ILAE/IBE International Epilepsy Congress, will take place at the Heybeliada Island, Istanbul, Turkey. 

The main topic of WONOEP XIII is: Biomarkers in Epilepsy.  

Abstracts on peripheral and central biomarkers, biomarkers of co-morbidities, response to treatment, genetic biomarkers as well as biomarkers of epileptogenesis, brain injury, seizure, or tissue reorganisation will be considered.


Abstract Submission:

  • Abstract submission is now closed.
  • Submitters will be notified of the outcome of their abstract in the coming weeks.
  • A maximum of 40 abstracts strictly related to the main topic will be selected and the authors will be invited to WONOEP, after April 1st 2015.



  • Accommodation and meals will be provided for selected participants.
  • Travel costs will not be supported.



  • A WONOEP registration fee of €100 is applied to all selected participants.
  • Invited speakers are strongly encouraged to also submit an abstract to the 31st International Epilepsy Congress (IEC), Istanbul, September 5th - 9th 2015.
  • The registration fee for the WONOEP will be waived if invited speakers register and submit an abstract to the 31st IEC.
  • In this case, proof of registration for the 31st IEC should be provided before 15th June 2015.
  • For details on how to register to attend the 31st IEC, please click here.



  • WONOEP 2015 is organised by the ILAE Neurobiology Commission and by the WONOEP Task Force. 


Further Information:

  • For further information about WONOEP please click here.


An interesting fact...

  • Dr. Raman Sankar approached his patient, Bryony Reed,  to design the new logo for WONOEP that will forever highlight the motivation for our collective research effort.
  • Please click here to read more about Bryony.