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Meet the Scientist

Meet the Scientist



Interviews and portraits with and of Bernstein members. Get closer to computational neuroscience through the personal perspectives of our scientists.

Treffer: 9
Freiburg April 19, 2021

Diving into new scientific fields with machine learning

Jakob Macke, professor of machine learning in science, spoke with us about the similarities and differences between computational neuroscience and machine learning - and the fun of diving into different scientific fields.

Portrait Klaus-Robert Müller
Freiburg/ Berlin April 10, 2020

The Berlin Institute for Foundations of Learning and Data BIFOLD. New beacon of German AI research

Klaus-Robert Müller is one of the directors of the new Berlin Institute for Foundations of Learning and Data, BIFOLD for short. Read the exclusive interview here.

Moritz Helias, RWTH Aachen, © Peter Winandy
Jülich March 12, 2020

On the Road to Transparent AI

Moritz Helias from Forschungszentrum Jülich is working with an interdisciplinary team to shed more light on the "black box" of AI. In an interview, he explains exactly what his project will be about.

Hermann Cuntz
Frankfurt a. M. February 26, 2020

Artificial Neurons – Research as Medial Artwork

Hermann Cuntz and Marvin Weigand from the Ernst Strüngmann Institute for Neuroscience (ESI) and the Frankfurt Institute of Advanced Studies (FIAS) had an exhibit at the Centre Pompidou. In this interview, they tell about how this chance arose and what their exhibit is about.

Freiburg/ Frankfurt a. M. September 25, 2018

Chief goal: cracking the neural code

Tatjana Tchumatchenko compares modern-day brain research to astronomy at Einstein’s times. Her chief goal is to crack the neural code.

Mario Silies
Freiburg/ Göttingen September 25, 2018

Young leader with interdisciplinary aspirations

In 2015, Marion Silies went from Stanford to Göttingen on an Emmy Noether scholarship. The Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Göttingen was a big pull factor for her decision. Today, she is professor for neurobiology at the University of Mainz.

Julijana Gjorgjieva
Freiburg/ Frankfurt a. M. September 25, 2018

Julijana Gjorgjieva. Mentor within the SMARTSTART Programm

A Bernstein Sloan-Swartz scholarship brought Julijana Gjorgjieva from the USA to Germany in 2015. Today, she is group leader at the Max Planck Institute for Brain Research and actively committed to the training of the "next generation in computational neuroscience".

Freiburg/ Tübingen September 25, 2018

Sofja Kovalevskaja Award 2017 for Anna Levina

Anna Levina, member of the Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Tübingen, received the Sofja Kovalevskaja Award 2017, one of the most prestigious and most highly endowed research awards in Germany.

Jülich/ Freiburg September 13, 2018

Great (course) prospects for young researchers in computational neuroscience

Sonja Grün is co-initiator of the Advanced Neural Data Analysis Course ANDA. In this interview she grants a look behind the scenes of the course.