The Bochum Research School for Medical Neuroscience (BoNeuroMed) offers an English language PhD programme within the International Graduate School of Neuroscience (IGSN).
Co-funded by the Ministry of Innovation, Science, Research and Technology of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia and the Ruhr-University Bochum, the programme starts in October 2009 and focuses on the area of the Medical Neurosciences, working together with neuroscientists from the academic disciplines of Biology, Chemistry/Biochemistry, Basic and Clinical Medicine, Engineering Sciences, Neuroinformatics and Psychology to achieve the highest level of multidisciplinarity.
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Title: Of faces and bodies: differences and similarities in body and face processing
Speakers: Stefan R. Schweinberger, Cosimo Urgesi, Galit Yovel (host: Boris Suchan)
Title: How experience shapes perceptions: psychophysics, physiology and models
Speakers: A. Seitz, P. Seriés, R. Vogels, (host: H. Dinse)
Title: Learning and memory: mechanisms, functional correlates, control and extinction - March 4 - 5
Speakers: Hosts: D. Manahan-Vaughan, O.Güntürkün, Chr. Bellebaum, B. Suchan (speakers: see programme)
Title: Cellular mechanisms for short-term memory
Speakers: Stephen Berry, Donald Cooper, Philippe Séguéla (host: Motoharu Yoshida)
Title: Neuronal mechanisms of visual attention
Speakers: Andreas Kreiter, Matthew Self, Trichur Vidyasagar (host: Ulf Eysel)
Title: What have we learned about Huntington's disease from gene expression profiles?
Speaker: Ruth Luthi-Carter (host: R. Gold)
Title: Secreted Frizzled related Proteins: from development to neurodegeneration
Speaker: Paola Bovolenta (host: A. Faissner)
Title: Structural and functional consequences of chronic cannabis use: the role of the endocannabinoid system and implications for psychosis
Speakers: F. Markus Leweke*, Murat Yücel*, Patrik Roser (host)
Speakers marked with * are requested
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The winner of the IGSN Brain Movie competition has been announced.
NRW minister Svenja Schulze visits the Graduate Schools on occasion of their 10th anniversary.
The BoNeuroMed programme started in Oct. 2009.
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