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Thursday, 07. December 2017

Tenth IMPRS student graduates

On November 27, Katharine Shapcott successfully defended her thesis, titled: “Visual Area V4: Noise Correlations in Absence of V1 and Reward Related Activity” at the Radboud University Nijmegen (the Netherlands). [more]

Wednesday, 15. November 2017

Tatjana Tchumatchenko receives MainCampus Educator Award

Tatjana Tchumatchenko, the leader of Theory of Neural Dynamics Group at the Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, has been awarded the MainCampus Educator Award by Frankfurt-based the Polytechnic Foundation that aims to... [more]

Tuesday, 14. November 2017

Anne Biever receives prestigious grant from Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

Postdoc Anne Biever was recently awarded a Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers. These fellowships allow young scientists from abroad to carry out long-term research at a research institution in Germany.  [more]

Thursday, 09. November 2017

Julijana Gjorgjieva receives 2017 NARSAD Young Investigator Award to study spontaneous activity in the developing mouse brain

With the grant from the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation, Max Planck Research Group Leader Julijana Gjorgjieva will characterize specific aspects of normal brain development. The work will focus on spontaneous activity, a... [more]

Monday, 06. November 2017

Detecting new proteins in behaving mice

By using innovative labeling methods, Max Planck researchers develop a technique to measure newly synthesized proteins in the active mouse brain. [more]

Wednesday, 20. September 2017

Highly precise wiring in the Cerebral Cortex

Our brains house extremely complex neuronal circuits, whose detailed structures are still largely unknown. This is especially true for the so-called cerebral cortex of mammals, where among other things vision, thoughts or spatial... [more]

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Upcoming Lectures and Events

10 January 2018

Neuroscience Lecture by Claudia Clopath (Bioengineering Department, Imperial College London, UK)

Title: "Modelling plasticity in neural circuits" [more]

11 January 2018

Special Lecture by Sebastian Haesler (NERF, Leuven, Belgium)

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17 January 2018

Neuroscience Lecture by Kristian Franze (Dept. of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, University of Cambridge, UK)

Title: "The mechanical control of neuronal growth" [more]

24 January 2018

Neuroscience Lecture by Susanne Schreiber (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Institute for Theoretical Biology)

Title: "Temperature and co: tuning into a new dynamical regime of neurons”. [more]

30 January 2018

Special/NeuroBioTheory Lecture by Tatiana Engel (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, New York, USA)

Title: "Discovering dynamic computations in the brain from large-scale neural activity rec... [more]