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Researchers discover protective factor against psychological trauma
The endogenous regulation of a specific gene is associated with a reduced risk of developing post-traumatic stress disorder following a terrifying experience. In particular, traumatic memories of the experience are less severe. More

Autism: How a gene alteration modifies social behavior
A team of researchers at the Biozentrum, University of Basel, has discovered a new connection between a genetic alteration and social difficulties related to autism: A mutation in the neuroligin-3 gene reduces the effect of the hormone oxytocin. More

Fiona Doetsch newly elected EMBO member
Professor Fiona Doetsch from the Biozentrum of the University of Basel has been elected as a new member of the prestigious European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO). With this life-long EMBO membership, the neuroscientist and stem cell biologist joins a group of more than 1,800 of the best researchers in Life Sciences in Europe and around the world. More

Botond Roska receives Körber Prize
Botond Roska, Professor at the University of Basel and Director of the Institute of Molecular and Clinical Ophthalmology Basel (IOB), will receive the Körber European Science Prize for 2020. The award, worth EUR 1 million, is one of the most prestigious science prizes for researchers in Europe. More

Preis Optimus Agora für Projekt aus der Stressforschung
Der Schweizerische Nationalfonds (SNF) hat das Projekt «Stress» mit dem Preis Optimus Agora ausgezeichnet. Prof. Dr. Dominique de Quervain von der Universität Basel und Prof. Dr. Carmen Sandi von der ETH Lausanne (EPFL) wollen mit diesem vom SNF geförderten Agora-Projekt die Stressforschung in der Öffentlichkeit sichtbarer machen. Mehr


Neuroscience Seminar
For PhD students, requires good basic knowledge of neuroscience.

Jan Gründemann
Multisensory integration
Online via Zoom



Career development and scientific On Friday 29.1.2021 at the University of Fribourg, Career development and scientific exchange organised by the ySSN. 

2021 SSN meeting
The 2021 SSN meeting is co-organized by the Universities of Ticino and Fribourg and is scheduled to take place on Saturday, 30.1.2021 at the University of Fribourg.  More


The young Swiss Society of Neuroscience (ySSN), a junior affiliate of the SSN is organizing an Zoom event (details in the flyer), NeuroRoutes, "Personal and academic growth in science" on the 25th June 2021 at 2.00 pm. More

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