Tuesday, 13. March 2018

Neural networks: All versatility in one model

Max Planck researchers Nataliya Kraynyukova and Tatjana Tchumatchenko have explored how the structure of neural networks is related to their ability to produce a set of fundamental cortical functions. They have shown that only... [more]

Monday, 05. March 2018

Tatjana Tchumatchenko is awarded a DFG grant to investigate contrast invariance.

Tatjana’s project is part of the Priority Programme “Computational Connectomics”, a newly established research programme which aims to facilitate the automated reconstruction of neural connectivity by strengthening the... [more]

Monday, 05. March 2018

Grant by Christiane Nüsslein Volhard Foundation for Anja Gemmer extended

Anja Gemmer works in the Schuman Lab where she studies the role of oxytocin in zebrafish. Anja is delighted about the additional funding for the next year, which she intends to spend on household help and additional childcare... [more]

Saturday, 24. February 2018

New proteins for new memories

Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Brain Research have found a way to measure newly synthesized proteins in artificially grown nerve cells from the rat hippocampus after regulating their connectivity for a certain amount... [more]

Wednesday, 24. January 2018

How turtles analyze their visual environment

In mammals, such as cats or humans, the six-layered cerebral cortex is one of the most important brain areas for conscious processing of sensory information. Cortical evolution started many millions of years before humans and... [more]

Monday, 15. January 2018

Tatjana Tchumatchenko recognized as one of the 25 young innovators

As part of its 25th anniversary, Focus Magazine selected Tatjana Tchumatchenko (Max Planck Research Group Leader at our Institute) as one of 25 young innovators who will shape Germany in the future.  [more]



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