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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.

Freiburg June 25, 2021

Competing bursts

Freiburg researchers uncover the link between bursts of beta brain waves and reduced stimulus recognition

Eve Marder
Freiburg, Berlin June 23, 2021

Eve Marder receives Valentin Braitenberg Award for Computational Neuroscience 2021

Eve Marder, pioneering neuroscientist and internationally renowned for her work on the lobster and crab nervous system will receive this year's Valentin Braitenberg Award for Computational Neuroscience. The award ceremony will take place during the online Bernstein Conference on September 23.

Washington/ Berlin June 17, 2021

From pandemics to climate change, study of collective behavior must become ‘crisis discipline,’ researchers argue

Our ability to confront global crises depends on how we interact and share information.

Portrait Susanne Schreiber
Berlin May 5, 2021

Einstein Professorship for Susanne Schreiber, Chair of the Bernstein Network

The Einstein Foundation will be supporting neurobiologist Susanne Schreiber as an Einstein Professor at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. With the help of additional funding from the Einstein Foundation, the university was able to counter an offer from another university, thus ensuring that the expert in theoretical neurophysiology will remain in Berlin.

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Göttingen/ Freiburg April 29, 2021

Colorful images – seen through the eyes of mice

Researchers at the University Medical Center Göttingen have studied how nerve cells in the eye react to different color combinations. They found special cells in the eyes of mice that respond particularly well to contrasts between green and ultraviolet light. This could enable the animals to see the horizon clearly and use it for orientation. The scientific paper was published in "Nature Communications".

3D-Mikroskopische Aufnahme eines LED-basierten optischen Cochlea-Implantats
Göttingen April 27, 2021

Better hearing with optical cochlear implants

Imaging techniques enable decisive step toward development of novel hearing prostheses

Bochum April 23, 2021

From individual receptors towards whole-brain function

Researchers regard the overall distribution of receptors in the brain – the receptome – as a new approach for computer models that reproduce the function of the brain, and for diagnostics and therapy of mental disorders.

Julijana Gjorgjieva
Brussels, Belgium April 21, 2021

Julijana Gjorgjieva selected as FENS-Kavli Scholar

The FENS-Kavli Network (FKNE) announced the recruitment of the new 2021 cohort of FENS-Kavli Scholars.

Berlin April 19, 2021

Tapping into Nature’s Wisdom

Researchers at the University of Korea and Technische Universität Berlin have developed biosensors made of cellulose

Tübingen/ Freiburg April 16, 2021

Bernstein Center Tübingen with new director

Jakob Macke, Professor of Machine Learning at the University of Tübingen, is the new director of the Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Tübingen (BCCN Tübingen).

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