SyDAD arranged the workshop ”Advanced Methodology in Preclinical Alzheimer Research at the Bordeaux School of Neuroscience, Jan 21-Feb 2. The SyDAD Early Stage Researcher are approaching the end of their PhD studies and served as instructors at the workshop, thereby spreading their expertise to a wider network of students. 22 external PhD students and post-docs from world-wide participated in the course and performed two mini-projects supervised by the ESRs. In addition, several renowned key-note lecturers, including Bart de Strooper, John Hardy, Michael Heneka and SyDAD director Bengt Winblad gave lectures