Bernstein Network News. Find the latest news from our researchers regarding current research results, new research projects and initiatives as well as awards and prizes.
Göttingen researchers investigate the effect of certain enzymes in the healthy and diseased brain
Improving medical research requires researchers in the natural sciences - so-called Medical Scientists - to work on patient-oriented issues, too. However, career prospects are rarely clearly defined and there is a lack of systematic advanced training programs. This is where the new funding line of the EKF Foundation steps in. After announcing the two Else Kröner Medical Scientist funding lines for postdocs in September, a new program for younger scientists is following suit in Tübingen.
When we read, our gaze moves over the text in a certain pattern. This pattern resembles – to a surprisingly high degree – the rhythm of spoken language, as a team of researchers, with the significant involvement of Goethe University, has discovered. Their research results were published on 6 December in the journal “Nature Human Behaviour".
German Research Foundation DFG will fund new Collaborative Research Center at Göttingen Campus with approximately 12.5 million euros.
On November 17, 2021, the Ministry of Science and Culture of Lower Saxony awarded the researcher of the Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization (MPIDS) in Göttingen the prestigious Lower Saxony Science Award in the category "Scientist in an early career phase".
Christian Leibold is the new professor for Theoretical Systems Neuroscience at the Bernstein Center Freiburg. He focuses on the study of memory formation through data analysis and theory building. He focuses on the study of memory formation through data analysis and theory building.
The Bernstein SmartSteps series provides a unique platform for selected Early Career Scientists of the Bernstein Network Computational Neuroscience to present their research projects to the scientific community.
Scientists discover the brain’s internal goal map enabling animals to navigate precisely to a chosen destination
On October 14, the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS) and Boehringer Ingelheim announced the winners of the Boehringer Ingelheim FENS Research Award 2022. It will be awarded to Tatjana Tchumatchenko (DE) and Tom Baden (UK) during the FENS Forum 2022.
Jeanine Laturner receives this year's Bernstein CorTec Award for her master thesis "Ocular dominance plasticity in a thalamo-cortical recurrent network model". The award was presented by Prof. Kerstin Krieglstein, Rector of the Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, during the opening of the academic year.