Completed Grants, Fellowships and Prizes

Horizon 2020: ERC Starting Grant
MolDynForSyn
How dendritic mRNA and protein distributions shape
synaptic plasticity
Principal Investigator: Tatjana Tchumatchenko
Duration: 01.10.2021 - 30.09.2026 more
Horizon 2020: ERC Starting Grant
NeuroDevo
Spontaneous and sensory-evoked activity shape neural circuits in the developing brain
Principal Investiga
tor: Julijana Gjorgjieva
Duration: 01.09.2019 - 31.08.2024 more
Horizon 2020: ERC Advanced Grant
NeuroRibo
Specialized Ribosomes for Neuronal Protein Synthesis

Principal Investigator: Erin Schuman

Duration: 01.08.2017 – 31.07.2022 more
FP7 Ideas: ERC Starting Grant

FP7 Ideas: ERC Starting Grant

AttentionCircuits
Modulation of neocortical microcircuits for attention
Principal Investigator: Johannes Letzkus
Duration: 01.02.2014 - 31.01.2019
FP7 Ideas: ERC Advanced Grant

FP7 Ideas: ERC Advanced Grant

Neuronal Dynamics

Dynamics of local transcriptomes and proteomes in neurons
Principal Investigator: Erin Schuman

Duration: 01.01.2013 – 31.12.2016
FP7 Ideas: ERC Advanced Grant

FP7 Ideas: ERC Advanced Grant

Cortex Simplex

Function and computation in three-layer cortex
Principal Investigator: Gilles Laurent 

Duration:
 01.02.2013 – 31.01.2018
H2020-MSCA-ITN-2019

H2020-MSCA-ITN-2019

SmartNets: Advanced simulation, analysis and interpretation of network structures in biological data
Principal Investigator:
 Julijana Gjorgjieva (Co-PI)
Duration: 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024
H2020-MSCA-IF-2018

H2020-MSCA-IF-2018

Neocortical long-range inhibition for learning and memory (incerta2cortex)
Principal Investigator:
 Anna Schroeder
Duration: 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2022
JSPS Overseas Research Fellowship

JSPS Overseas Research Fellowship

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Principal Investigator:
 Norihiro Takakuwa
Duration: 01.04.2020 - 31.03.2022
Add-on Fellowship for Interdisciplinary Life Science

Add-on Fellowship for Interdisciplinary Life Science

Understanding synaptic diversity via quantitative, single-molecule localisation microscopy
Principal Investigator:
 Chao Sun
Duration: 1.11.2019 – 31.01.2022
HFSP Cross-Disciplinary Fellowship

HFSP Cross-Disciplinary Fellowship

Understanding synaptic diversity using quantitative single-molecule localization microscopy
Principal Investigator:
 Chao Sun
Duration: 01.08.2019 - 31.07.2022
HFSP Research Grant

HFSP Research Grant

Behavior-dependent optimization of the brain’s metrics for space and time
Principal Investigator:
 Hiroshi Ito (Co-PI)
Duration: 01.10.2018 - 30.09.2022
BMBF JPND-Verbund TransNeuro

BMBF JPND-Verbund TransNeuro

Veränderte mRNA Translation als Pathogenitätsmechanismus bei neurodegenerativen Erkrankungen
Principal Investigator:
 Erin Schuman (Co-PI)
Duration: 01.09.2018 - 31.12.2021
Collaborative Research Center
SFB 1080
Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Neural Homeostasis
Principal Investigators: Erin Schuman, Gilles Laurent, and Tatjana Tchumatchenko
Duration: 01.01.2017 – 31.12.2020 more
Collaborative Research Centre
SFB 1193 
Neurobiologie der Resilienz gegenüber stressinduzierter psychischer Dysfunktion: Mechanismen verstehen und Prävention fördern
Principal Investigator: Erin Schuman (Title: "Developing a zebrafish model to identify novel mediators for resilience")
Principal Investigator: Johannes Letzkus (Title: "Cortical mechanism of adaptive fear extinction and resilience")
Duration: 01.07.2016 - 31.12.2020 more
Collaborative Research Centre
SFB 902 B01

Molecular Mechanisms of RNA-based regulation
Principal Investigator: Erin Schuman

Duration: 01.07.2011 – 30.06.2019 more
Collaborative Research Centre
SFB 1080 B01
Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Neural Homeostatis
Principal Investigator:
 Erin Schuman
Duration: 01.01.2013 – 31.12.2016 more
Excellence Initiative
Cluster of Excellence Frankfurt (CEF)
 Macromolecular Complexes

Principal Investigator: Erin Schuman

Duration: 01.11.2012 – 31.10.2017 more
NARSAD Young Investigator Grant

NARSAD Young Investigator Grant

How single neurons and plasticity regulate activity and plasticity in the developing cortex
Principal Investigator: Julijana Gjorgjieva
Duration: 15.01.2019 - 14.01.2021
FP7 Cooperation: Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)
Neuroseeker

Investigation of local and global cortical circuits with advanced neural probes for high-resolution electrophysiological monitoring and optogenetic stimulation


Principal Investigator: Wolf Singer

Duration: 01.01.2013 – 30.06.2017 more
DFG Priority Programme
SPP 2041
Bestimmung der synaptische Konnektivität aus der kontrastinvarianten Orientierungsselektivität im frühen visuellen System: theoretische Netzwerkanalyse und experimentelle Messungen

Principal Investigator: Tatjana Tchumatchenko
Duration: 01.06.2018 - 31.05.2021 more

Max Planck Förderstiftung – Alfred Dollwet Stiftung

Modeling network dysfunction during early Huntington’s disease
Principal Investigator:
 Julijana Gjorgjieva
Duration: 01.01.2020 - 31.12.2020
Minna-James-Heineman-Stiftung

Minna-James-Heineman-Stiftung

Plasticity mechanisms of genetically-defined neocortical layer 1 interneurons during associative learning
Principal Investigator:
 Johannes Letzkus in collaboration with Ivo Spiegel (Weizmann Institute)
Duration: 01.06.2016 – 31.05.2019
DFG Priority Programme

DFG Priority Programme

SPP 1665
Dissection of cortico-amygdala circuits controlling aversive behavior using novel mono- and bi-synaptic retrograde viral tools

Principal Investigator: Johannes Letzkus
Duration: 01.09.2016 - 31.08.2019
Heinz Maier Leibnitz Prize 2016

Heinz Maier Leibnitz Prize 2016

Awardee: Tatjana Tchumatchenko
FP7 People: International Outgoing Fellowship (IOF)

FP7 People: International Outgoing Fellowship (IOF)

Expression Dynamics
Principal Investigator:
 Marko Jovanovic
Duration: 01.01.2014 – 28.02.2017
FP7 People: International Outgoing Fellowship for Career Development (IOF)

FP7 People: International Outgoing Fellowship for Career Development (IOF)

The Predictive Brain

Dynamic Predictions: It’s all rhythms

Principal Investigator: Lucia Melloni
Duration: 01.11.2012 – 31.10.2015
FP7 People: Intra-European Fellowship (IEF)

FP7 People: Intra-European Fellowship (IEF)

Neuronalproteostasis
Principal Investigator: Beatriz Alvarez-Castelao
Duration: 01.03.2014 – 29.02.2016
FP7 People: Intra-European Fellowship (IEF)

FP7 People: Intra-European Fellowship (IEF)

Dendryte Translation
Principal Investigator: Or Shahar
Duration: 01.03.2014 – 29.02.2016
Horizon 2020: Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions 2014Individual Fellowship

Horizon 2020: Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions 2014
Individual Fellowship

Mitochondrial Dynamics and Local Protein Synthesis in Dendrites
Principal Investigator: Vidhya Rangaraju
Duration: 01.01.2016 – 31.12.2017
EMBO Long-Term Fellowship

EMBO Long-Term Fellowship

From vision to camouflage: behavioural computations in the cuttlefish.
Principal Investigator:
 Dominic Evans
Duration: 01.08.2019 - 01.08.2020
EMBO Long-Term Fellowship

EMBO Long-Term Fellowship

Exploring plasticity in three-layered reptilian cortex.
Principal Investigator:
 Lorenz Fenk
Duration: 01.02.2018 – 31.01.2020
EMBO Long-Term Fellowship

EMBO Long-Term Fellowship

The local sculpting of ribosomes in dendrites of the CA1 hippocampus.
Principal Investigator: 
Anne Biever
Duration:
 01.07.2017 – 30.06.2019
EMBO Long-Term Fellowship

EMBO Long-Term Fellowship

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Principal Investigator:
 Chao Sun
Duration: 01.04.2019 – 31.07.2019
EMBO Long-Term Fellowship

EMBO Long-Term Fellowship

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Principal Investigator:
 Anna Schröder
Duration: 01.02.2019 – 31.01.2020
EMBO Long-Term Fellowship

EMBO Long-Term Fellowship

Synaptic activity effects on local protein synthesis and spreading in high resolution
Principal Investigator: 
Or Shahar 
Duration:
 01.04.2016 – 31.03.2017
EMBO Long-Term Fellowship

EMBO Long-Term Fellowship

Unraveling the composition of newly synthesised AMPA-type glutamate receptor complexes in dendrites
Principal Investigator:
 Anne-Sophie Hafner
Duration:
 01.03.2016 – 28.02.2017
EMBO Long-Term Fellowship

EMBO Long-Term Fellowship

Mitochondrial Dynamics and Local Protein Synthesis in Dendrites 
Principal Investigator: 
Vidhya Rangaraju 
Duration:
 01.01.2015 – 31.12.2015
Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers

Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers

Higher-order cognitive functions in reptiles
Principal Investigator: Shahaf Weiss
Duration: 01.04.2019 - 31.03.2021
Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers

Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers

Distributed representation of reward location across the orbitofrontal cortex and the hippocampus for goal-directed spatial navigation
Principal Investigator:
 Raunak Basu
Duration: 01.03.2019 – 28.02.2021
Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers

Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers

Neocortical long-range inhibition in learning and memory
Principal Investigator: Anna Schroeder
Duration: 01.02.2020 - 31.08.2020
Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers

Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers

Probing the Spatial and Temporal Dynamics of Translation at the Synapse
Principal Investigator: Paul Donlin-Asp
Duration: 01.01.2019 - 31.12.2020
Capes – Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers

Capes – Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers

Drosophila larvae navigation: from neural circuits to behavior
Principal Investigator: Marina Elaine Wosniack
Duration: 01.04.2018 - 31.03.2020
Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers

Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers

Unraveling the composition of newly synthesized AMPA-type glutamate receptor complexes in dendrites
Principal Investigator:
 Anne-Sophie Hafner
Duration:
 01.03.2017 – 28.02.2019
Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers

Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers

Camouflage behavior in cuttlefish
Principal Investigator: Sara Haddad
Duration: 01.04.2019 - 31.03.2021
E-RARE-VerbundOPTOREMODE

E-RARE-Verbund
OPTOREMODE

Retinitis Pigmentosa, Diagnose und Therapie: Retinale Veränderungen bei Netzhautdegenerationen und optogenetische Reaktivierung der degenerierten Netzhaut
Principal Investigator:
 Silke Haverkamp (currently employed by the Goethe University)
Duration: 01.05.2014 - 30.04.2017
Japan Science and Technology Agency PRESTO

Japan Science and Technology Agency PRESTO

Spatiaotemporal light control to investigate behavioral decisions based on the brain's spatial representation system
Principal Investigator: Hiroshi Ito
Duration: 01.10.2016 – 31.03.2020
BMBF – Förderung der Wissenschaftlich-Technologischen Zusammenarbeit (WTZ) mit Neuseeland

BMBF – Förderung der Wissenschaftlich-Technologischen Zusammenarbeit (WTZ) mit Neuseeland

Detektion neu synthetisierter Proteine an Synapsen mit EM-Immunogold in Kombination mit modifizierten puro-PLA und FUNCAT-PLA Methoden
Principal Investigators: Erin Schuman and Beulah Leitch
Duration: 01.05.2015 – 30.04.2017
Volkswagenstiftung

Volkswagenstiftung

Spontaneous cortical activity in vitro: spatiotemporal dynamics
Principal Investigators:
 Wolf Singer and Irini Skaliora
Duration: 07.04.2014 – 31.12.2017
Volkswagenstiftung

Volkswagenstiftung

Investigation of cortical circuit dynamics: trajectories, complexity, chaos, oscillation mechanisms Principal Investigators: Wolf Singer and Raul C. Muresan
Duration:
 01.04.2014 – 31.03.2016

Behrens-Weise-Förderung

Neural circuits for route decisions using an internal metric of space in the hippocampus
Principal Investigator: Hiroshi Ito
Duration: 01.01.2016 – 31.12.2018
Peter und Traudl Engelhorn Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers

Peter und Traudl Engelhorn Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers

Probing the Spatial and Temporal Dynamics of Translation at the Synapse
Principal Investigator: Paul Donlin-Asp
Duration: 01.01.2018 - 31.12.2018
Peter und Traudl Engelhorn Stiftung Fellowship

Peter und Traudl Engelhorn Stiftung Fellowship

Structural consequences of neuronal mRNA isoform diversity on protein complexes
Principal Investigator: Andre Schwarz
Duration: 01.01.2021 - 30.06.2021
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