Prof. Dr. Thomas Deller, deputy director of the ICNF, was accepted into the Leopoldina – National Academy of Sciences, the oldest scientific-medical scholarly society in the German-speaking area and the oldest permanently existing natural research academy in the world. The Leopoldina elects outstanding scientists from all over the world as its members. They advise politicians and foster exchange with foreign academies and scientists.
Find here an article about the Master program “Interdisciplinary Neuroscience” published in UniReport 1.19 of Goethe University. PDF for download
Starting June 13, PhD students of the ICNF groups meet for talks and drinks.
Previously unknown function of blood vessels in the brain discovered. Prof. Amparo Acker-Palmer publishes in “Science” on neurovascular communication in the brain.
New nerve cells also develop in the adult brain throughout life. Researchers at the Institute of Clinical Neuroanatomy and the Ernst Strüngmann Institute for Neuroscience have discovered how these neurons rise from sleep in the hippocampus, a key region for learning.
The 5th Biennial Meeting of the rhine-main neuroscience network, which once again took place in the beautifully situated Oberwesel am Rhein, was again a great success.
The brain processes weak visual stimuli better in the morning and evening than at noon, according to the international team led by Frankfurt neuroscientists Christian Kell, Lorenzo Cordani and Joerg Stehle.
Prof. Yee Lee Shing, Professor of Developmental Psychology and new member of the ICNF, brings ERC Starting Grant to Frankfurt for the research on predictive memory.
Following a successful first funding period, the German Research Foundation (DFG) has approved 12 million euros of funding for the Collaborative Research Center 1080: Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Neural Homoeostasis. In terms of leadership, 2017 will see the speakership move to Prof. Amparo Acker-Palmer