Mireia Tarrés Gatius, a predoctoral student in the Systems Neuropharmacology group (Department of Neurochemistry and Neuropharmacology, IIBB-CSIC), has been awarded for her presentation "Involvement of the GluN2C subunit in the behavioral syndrome induced by non-competitive NMDA antagonists". The poster has been presented at the ECNP Workshop on Neuropsychopharmacology for Junior Scientists in Europe, which took place in Nice (France), from 15 to 18 March. The work has been led by Drs. Anna Castañé and Francesc Artigas, and has been carried out in collaboration with the Biological Research Institute Clemente Estable, Montevideo (Uruguay). The study is part of the project SAF2015-68346P and shows that the absence of the GluN2C subunit of NMDA receptors of glutamate decreases the psychotomimetic effects of ketamine and other NMDA receptor antagonists, which could help the development of new drugs that preserve the antidepressant properties of ketamine and minimize undesired psychotomimetic effects. The prize consists in giving a conference within the 31st ECNP Congress, which will take place in Barcelona from October 6 to 9.