Silvia Arber receives FENS EJN Award 2018 (June 20th 2018)
Silvia Arber has been awarded the FENS EJN Award 2018 of the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS) for her excellent contributions to the understanding of mechanisms involved in function, assembly and plasticity of neuronal circuits controlling motor behaviour. The Award is given every other year to scientists in recognition of their outstanding work in all areas of neuroscience. Silvia Arber will give an Award Lecture at the FENS Forum 2018 in Berlin.
Biozentrum again part of the largest EU-funded research project on autism (June 18th, 2018)
The neurobiologist Peter Scheiffele from the Biozentrum, University of Basel, has received a grant of 1.2 million euros to study autism. He is a partner in the EU research grant "Autism Innovative Medicine Studies-2-Trials", awarded by the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) and supported with a total of 115 million euros. More
Fiona Doetsch receives prestigious ERC research grant (April 11th, 2018)
The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded the neuroscientist and stem cell biologist Prof. Fiona Doetsch at the Biozentrum, University of Basel, a highly endowed “ERC Advanced Grant”. In the project, funded with about 2.5 million euros for five years, Doetsch will investigate how physiological conditions modulate the maturation and the behavior of stem cells in the adult brain. More
2018 Bressler Prize in Vision Science awarded to Botond Roska (March 8th, 2018)
Botond Roska from the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research and the Institute of Molecular and Clinical Ophthalmology in Basel is the recipient of the 2018 Bressler Prize. Lighthouse Guild, a US not-for-profit vision and healthcare organization, honors with the award his scientific achievements that are "powerful, precedent-setting and establish a new standard for retinal research." More
Silvia Arber receives 2018 Pradel Research Award (January 18, 2018)
Silvia Arber, Biozentrum of the University of Basel and Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research in Basel, receivse the 2018 Pradel Research Award. The award is presented annually by the National Academy of Sciences of the United States to recognize neuroscientists whose work is making major contributions to our understanding of the nervous system.
The neurobiologist Silvia Arber receives the award for her "research on the assembly, structure and function of motor circuits, which resulted in fundamental contributions to our understanding of the organizational principles of the motor system including the spinal cord and the brainstem". More
Basel Seminars in Neuroscience More
"Parallel processing pathways in mammalian olfaction"
Dinu F. Albeanu, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Host: Rainer Friedrich, FMI
12. - 16. März 2018. Aktuelles aus der Hirnforschung – Woche des Gehirns 2018
Vom 12. bis am 16. März hat das Neuroscience Network Basel anlässlich der internationalen Woche des Gehirns aktuelle Themen der modernen Hirnforschung in Basel präsentiert. Die Veranstaltungen wurden von mehr als 2000 Personen besucht. Die Woche des Gehirns fand zum 21. Mal in ganz Europa statt. Der Eintritt zu den Veranstaltungen war auch dieses Jahr frei. Weitere Informationen und Unterlagen zu den Veranstaltungen finden Sie hier: Brainweek Website
Nächstes Jahr findet die Woche des Gehirns vom 18. März bis am 22. März 2019 statt.
The Bench-to-Bedside Symposium is the main event of the Neuroscience Network Basel (NNB) and takes place annually during the winter break. The one-day symposium is organized by members of the NNB and is a platform for neuroscientists from a wide range of institutional backgrounds to discuss and exchange ideas on selected current research topics. Researchers from basic research (“bench”) as well as from (bio)-medical research (“bedside”) present their recent findings, and discuss their findings following their talk as well as during the breaks. The symposium is an important platform for students not only to meet group leaders but most of all, to learn to connect and understand research findings of different areas of neurosciences. More
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