Prof. Dr. Jochen Triesch (ICNF’s executive committee member, Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies, Goethe University Frankfurt) is coordinator of the new Priority Programme (PP) Computational Connectomics. The young field of connectomics enables the production and study of detailed maps of connections within an organism’s nervous system at unprecedented scale and precision.
How do neurons and blood vessels “talk” to each other? Neurobiologist Amparo Acker-Palmer receives an ERC Advanced Grant of 2.5 Mio Euros for 5 years.
Ernst Strüngmann Institute for Neuroscience in Cooperation with Max Planck Society, Frankfurt and Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies, for his investigations on the structure of neuronal connections
Ilka Diester, Ernst Strüngmann Institute for Neuroscience in Cooperation with Max Planck Society, Frankfurt, receives Bernstein Award 2012, one of the world’s best endowed junior research awards.
ICNF researchers at the FIAS can explain why synapses develop differently.
New rmn² (Rhine-Main Neuroscience Network) Collaborative Research Center 1080 on “Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Neural Homeostasis”
is granted 9,3 Mio Euro for 4 years by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft