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Scientists find, in reptiles, a brain area previously suspected to play a role in mammalian higher cognitive processes, and establish its role in controlling brain dynamics in sleep.
The Louis-Jeantet foundation is recognizing Erin Schuman for her work on local protein synthesis at neuronal synapses.
New study finds that the auditory cortex is indispensable for threat memory, in particular for naturalistic stimuli.
Researchers use 3-dimensional electron microscopy to map the local connectome in the cerebral cortex
How neural circuits drive hungry individuals to peak performance
New study provides unprecedented insights on the nature of neural processing in the cortex.
Scientists develop a mathematical model to predict the density and dynamics of proteins in the brain.
Schuman lab develops a tool to inhibit protein synthesis in the right cells at the right time.
Helene Schmidt has been awarded the Otto Hahn Medal and Otto Hahn Award at the MPG's 70th annual meeting in Hamburg for her PhD work carried out in collaboration between Michael Brecht at HU Berlin and Helmstaedter Lab at MPI...
Neurons have implemented a local solution, they make proteins on-site. New study from Schuman lab published in Science.
Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) has recently awarded a prestigious, three-year, cross-disciplinary fellowship to postdoc Chao Sun to support his research.
With this prestigious grant of about 2.5 million Euro, Gilles Laurent, Director at the Max Planck Institute for Brain Research (MPI-BR) since 2009, will study the role of the claustrum and brain stem in sleep control and the...
The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation has recently awarded prestigious fellowships to both postdocs at the Max Planck Institute for Brain Research to support their research.
The European Commission has recently awarded Anna a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship to work abroad.
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