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Basel Seminars in Neuroscience (VV: 63619), Organizers: A. Lüthi, S. Arber

Thursdays; 11.30h-13.00h, or 16:00h via zoom February 2022 – December 2022.

For PhD students, requires good basic knowledge of neuroscience.

Program download

Date Speaker Host
17.02.2022 Athena Akrami, SWC London
"Formation and update of sensory priors in working memory
and perceptual decision making tasks"
Host: Georg Keller, FMI

Christian Lohmann, Netherlands Institute for
Title: “How spontaneous activity helps wiring the developing visual

Peter Scheiffele, Biozentrum
07.04.2022 Dr. Loren Frank (UCSF) 
"Memories and Mental Simulation"
Andreas Keller, IOB
28.04.2022 Nadine Gogolla (Max Planck Inst. for Psychiatry, Munich)
”Emotion regulation through interoception”
Pico Caroni, FMI
05.05.2022 Simon Hippenmeyer (Institute of Science and Technology, Austria)  
“Principles of Neural Stem Cell Lineage Progression”
Peter Scheiffele, Biozentrum
12.05.2022 Knut Kirmse, (University of Würzburg)
“GABAergic signalling in developing cortical network”
Josef Bischofberger, DBM
19.05.2022 Johannes Letzkus (University of Freiburg)
Title: TBD
Andreas Lüthi, FMI
09.06.2022 Ivo Spiegel (Weizmann Institute)
Title: TBD
Georg Keller, FMI
30.06.2022 Ofer Yizhar (Weizmann Institute)
Title: TBD
Andreas Lüthi, FMI
Guillermina López-Bendito
Spontaneous Activity in the Specification and Plasticity of Sensory Circuits”
Peter Scheiffele, Biozentrum
13.10.2022 Hiroshi Ito (Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt)
Title: “Neural Circuits Enabling Navigational Simulations”
Rainer Friedrich, FMI
03.11.2022 Laura Andreae (Kings College London)
Title: "Neuronal activity and noise in synaptic wiring specificity"
Flavio Donato (Biozentrum)



Jennifer Li and Drew Robson (Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tübingen, Germany)
Title: “Ancestral origins of cognitive maps in the vertebrate brain”

Postponed to 2023 Mathew Diamond (SISSA, Trieste)

Rainer Friedrich, (FMI)

Tania Barkat (DBM)


Basel Seminar Series on Circadian Rhythms and Sleep Program download

21.09.2022   10:00 - 11:00
Anissa Kempf University of Basel Homeostatic control of sleep in the fly
05.10.2022 15:00 - 16:00
Claudia Moreno University of São Paulo Urbanization, eating behavior and melatonin among workers
19.10.2022 15:15 - 16:15
Andrew Gallup Suny Polytechnic Institute Why do we yawn?
02.11.2022 10:00 - 11:00
Ruth Tuura University of
What can we learn about sleep
and brain clearance from MRI?
16.11.2022 10:00 - 11:00
Kate Porcheret University of Oslo Sleep after traumatic events
30.11.2022 10:00 - 11:00 Lorena Gionotti and
Mirjam Studler
University of Bern The influence of deep sleep on
individual and social preferences
14.12.2022 10:00 - 11:00 Salome Kurth University of
Infant sleep matters: new insights
into the sleep-brain-gut

Further information and registration on https://www.chronobiology.ch/de/events