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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, 10. October 2017

Traudl Engelhorn Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship for Paul Donlin-Asp

Paul Donlin-Asp, postdoctoral fellow in the Schuman lab, was awarded a Peter and Traudl Engelhorn Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship for his project “Probing the Spatial and Temporal Dynamics of Translation at the Synapse”. [more]

Monday, 09. October 2017

Applications and limitations of linear response functions in models of neural circuits.

All functions of the brain are generated by neural circuits with complex nonlinear interactions and feedback loops. In the past decades, many of them were successfully described by less complex approaches based on linear response... [more]

Friday, 06. October 2017

Andreas Nold (Tchumatchenko Lab) receives Add-on Fellowship for Interdisciplinary Science from the Joachim Herz Stiftung

In the Tchumatchenko Lab, Andreas models the interactions between different types of cells in the brain causing multiple sclerosis (MS) in close collaboration with researchers from the University Medical Center, Johannes... [more]

Sunday, 01. October 2017

New IMPRS call now open!

Till December 1, 2017 it will be possible for students to apply to the 8th round of the International Max Planck Research School for Neural Circuits to study the brain the heart of Europa. [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]

Monday, 19. June 2017

Bar of Science - Join us!

On June 27 and 28, seven excellent scientists of the Max Planck Institute will give lectures in five different cafés and bars as part of the Bar of Science initiative. [more]

Tuesday, 13. June 2017

Ninth IMPRS student graduates

On June 6, Jianguang Ni successfully defended his thesis, titled: “Modulation and Control of Neuronal Gamma-Band Synchronization” at the Department of Biological Sciences of the Goethe University. [more]

Tuesday, 13. June 2017

Erin Schuman elected as member of Leopoldina

We are happy to announce that Erin Schuman, Director at the Max Planck Institute (MPI) for Brain Research, was recently elected as a member of German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina. [more]

Monday, 12. June 2017

10-fold speed up for the reconstruction of neuronal networks

Flying through the brain thanks to a novel in-browser tool [more]

Monday, 22. May 2017

Tatjana Tchumatchenko interviewed by the Cicero Magazine

Tatjana Tchumatchenko, Research Group Leader at the Max Planck Institute for Brain Research since 2013, spoke to Cicero about her personal journey and her career decisions. This feature story discusses Tatjanas passion for... [more]

Thursday, 11. May 2017

Graduate student Fabio Sartori contributes to PNAS paper

Students of the International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Neural Circuits rotate in different Labs (not exclusively in the MPI for Brain Research) as an orientation phase in order to determine where they wish to work... [more]

Thursday, 11. May 2017

Eighth IMPRS student graduates

On May 10, Kasper Langebeck-Jensen successfully defended his thesis, titled: “Investigating the proteomic changes underlying behavioral adaptation” at the Department of Biological Sciences of the Goethe University. [more]

Monday, 08. May 2017

Seventh IMPRS student graduates

On May 3, Marcel Beining successfully defended his thesis, titled: “On the structural maturation, plasticity, function and computation of adult-born hippocampal granule cells” at the Department of Biological Sciences of the... [more]

Wednesday, 03. May 2017

Wolf Singer elected to National Academy of Sciences

Wolf Singer, Director Emeritus at the Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, is one of the 21 foreign associates recently elected to the National Academy of Sciences "in recognition of their distinguished and continuing... [more]

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