AG Mormann (Department of Epileptology) publishes a paper on the hippocampal-entorhinal circuit dynamics for memory recall

The team around Lichtenberg Professor of Cognitive and Clinical Neurophysiology Florian Mormann studies the neurobiology of perception and memory, among other things. Their most recent paper on this topic has just been published in Nature Communications and is also available online: Bernhard P. Staresina, Thomas P. Reber, Johannes Niediek, Jan Boström, Christian E. Elger, Florian […]

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Ulrich Herrlinger (Department of Neurology) and his team publish a paper on the life-extending effects of a combination therapy for aggressive brain tumors

The team around Prof. Dr. Ulrich Herrlinger, head of the Clinical Neurooncology Section at the University of Bonn Medical Center, works on the enhancement of therapies for glioblastoma, which are the most aggressive form of brain tumors. Their newest paper on the results of an impact study about the life-extending effects of combining two common […]

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Frank Bradke (DZNE) receives renowned Roger de Spoelberch Prize

Frank Bradke, head of the working group “Axon Growth and Regeneration” at the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) and professor at the University of Bonn, received the 2018 award of the Swiss Roger de Spoelberch Foundation. Each year 750,000 € go to a clinical and basic scientific research project in the area of neurodegenerative […]

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AG Schwarz publishes a paper on light-sheet fluorescence expansion microscopy

In collaboration with the AG Kubitscheck from the Institute of Physical and Theoretical Chemistry the AG Schwarz worked on a new method that allows a faster high-resolution imaging of large cell ensembles by using light-sheet fluorescence expansion microscopy. The resulting paper will appear in the January issue of Neurophotonics and is also available online: Jana […]

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Novel Optogenetic Tool for potassium-based silencing published in Nature Communications

IEECR scientists have participated in the development of a new optogenetic silencing tool for neuroscience, together with colleagues from the Humboldt-University Berlin, the Charité Berlin, Research Center Caesar, Freiburg and Martinsried. The two-component tool is based on the expression of both a photoactivated enzyme producing cAMP, and a cAMP sensitive bacterial potassium channel. A brief […]

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AG Weber and AG Beck presenting the University of Bonn’s key research profile area “Life&Health”

Colleagues from AG Weber, AG Beck and Prof. Blaess are proudly presenting the University of Bonn’s key research profile area “Life&Health” at the open day of Villa Hammerschmidt this Sunday, June 24th. Please feel invited to visit the research tent 3-4p.m. for fascinating experiments on the consistency of choices and exhibits on the subject of […]

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Open day at Villa Hammerschmidt

The open day at Villa Hammerschmidt takes place on Sunday, 24th of June. From 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., guests can visit the Federal Presidents official residence in Bonn. Exhibitors of German and international science institutions present their works within the Villa Hammerschidt’s park grounds. Besides the University of Bonn, which celebrated its 200 th […]

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IEECR PIs Schwarz and Beck head a project in the new priority program “Computational connectomics” (SPP 2041) of the German Research Foundation (DFG) …

The goal of the Priority Programme is to uncover the principles governing the connectivity of CNS structures, to understand how connectivity motifs form through development and learning, how they give rise to normal function, and how they change in CNS disorders. The project headed by PIs Schwarz, Beck and Kubitscheck deals with connectivity of the […]

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