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The interdisciplinary Collaborative Research Centre 874 “Integration and Representation of Sensory Processes” was established by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) on 1st July, 2010, at the Ruhr-University Bochum and will continue its work for the next four years until 2018. Read more

 

Scientific events

July 2016
11.07.2016 - Colloquium
Title: Narrative Thinking, Memory, Amnesia and Fictional Memories
Speaker: Martin Conway
Host: Sen Cheng
SEPTEMBER 2016
05.09.2016 - Symposium
Title: Involvement of cortico-subcortical loops in perceptual processing
Speakers: Randy Bruno, Judith Hirsch, Hajnalka Bokor*
Host: Patrik Krieger
SEPTEMBER 2016
07.09.2016 - SFB 874 Retreat
Title: Integration and Representation of Sensory Processes
Internal meeting of the SFB 874 members
SEPTEMBER 2016
14.09.2016 - Brain Day
Title: Ein Tag im Zeichen der Bochumer Neurowissenschaften mit Vorträgen, Informationen und Mitmachaktionen
SEPTEMBER 2016
26.09.2016 - Symposium
Title: Learning and plasticity in the cerebellum
Speakers: Henk-Jan Boele, Kamran Khodakhah, Martijn Schonewille
Host: Pia Reiterer
SEPTEMBER 2016
28.09.2016 - Brain Café
Title: Actions Speak Louder than fantasies: Neurobiologische Befunde im Zusammenhang mit Pädophilie
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Boris Schiffer, Therapeutischer Leiter, LWL Maßregelvollzugsklinik Herne, Medizinische Fakultät, Ruhr-Universität Bochum
OCTOBER 2016
26.10.2016 - Brain Café
Title: Wie Sprecher das richtige Wort zur richtigen Zeit finden: Wortfindung und Wortfindungsstörungen bei gesunden und aphasischen Sprechern
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Eva Belke, Empirische und Simulative Psycholinguistik, Sprachwissenschaftliches Institut, Fakultät für Philologie, Ruhr-Universität Bochum
NOVEMBER 2016
07.11.2016 - Symposium
Title: New Perspectives on Olfaction
Speakers: Jay Gottfried, Thomas Hummel, Johan Lundström
Host: Boris Suchan
NOVEMBER 2016
23.11.2016 - Colloquium
Title: Drugs developed to treat diabetes show neuroprotective effects in Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease
Speaker: Christian Hölscher
Host: Denise Manahan-Vaughan
NOVEMBER 2016
23.11.2016 - Brain Café
Title: "Graded Balance": Ein Weg aus dem Teufelskreislauf chronischer Rückenschmerzen
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Monika Hasenbring, Abteilung für Medizinische Psychologie und Medizinische Soziologie, Fakultät für Medizin, Ruhr-Universität Bochum
NOVEMBER 2016
24.11.2016 - Colloquium
Title: Steroid modulation of NMDA receptors
Speaker: Ladislav Vyklicky
Host: Michael Hollmann
NOVEMBER 2016
28.11.2016 - Colloquium
Title: Exercise as a neuroprotectant: what are the underlying mechanisms?
Speaker: Áine Kelly
Host: Denise Manahan-Vaughan
DECEMBER 2016
05.12.2016 - Symposium
Title: Experimental trauma and stress research
Speakers: Guillén Fernández, Raffael Kalisch, Henrik Kessler
Hosts: Nikolai Axmacher, Oliver T. Wolf
DECEMBER 2016
19.12.2016 - Colloquium
Title: Reading into neuronal oscillations and top-down attention: their implications for dyslexia
Speaker: Trichur Vidyasagar
Host: Ulf Eysel
JANUARY 2017
25.01.2017 - Brain Café
Title: Das kranke Gedächtnis: Von Freud zu Alzheimer
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Nikolai Axmacher, Neuropsychology, Institute for Cognitive Neuroscience, Faculty of Psychology, Ruhr University Bochum
FEBRUARY 2017
22.02.2017 - Brain Café
Title: Die Einführung Neurowissenschaftlicher Methoden als Wendepunkt in der Intelligenzforschung
Speaker: Dr. Erhan Genc, Biopsychologie, Fakultät für Psychologie, Ruhr-Universität Bochum
MARCH 2017
15.03.2017 - Brain Café
Title: Sind psychische Erkrankungen etwas spezifisch Menschliches? Gemeinsamkeiten und Unterschiede der Menschen- und Tierseele
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Martin Brüne, LWL-Universitätsklinikum der Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Klinik für Psychiatrie, Psychotherapie und Präventivmedizin
MARCH 2017
21.03.2017 - Symposium
Title: Facets of Spatial Representations and Spatial Memory
Speakers: Kate Jeffery, Emma Wood
Host: Denise Manahan-Vaughan
MARCH 2017
28.03.2017 - Colloquium
Title: Place field assembly distribution encodes episodic-like memory
Speaker: Marian Tsanov
Host: Denise Manahan-Vaughan
APRIL 2017
25.-26.04.2017 - Conference
Title: The Sense of Memory: Integration and Representation of Sensory Processes (April 25 - 26, 2017)
Speakers: Dora Angelaki, Pascal Fries, Christine Grienberger, Sebastien Hélie, Jeffry Isaacson, Simon Jacob, Olivia Masseck, Nadine Ravel, David Redish, Cornelius Schwarz, Anton Sirota, Fabián Soto
Host: Denise Manahan-Vaughan
APRIL 2017
26.04.2017 - Brain Café
Title: Einmal Gehirn und zurück: Ein Ausflug durch die theoretische Gehirnforschung
Speaker: Dr. Fabian Schönfeld, Theory of Neural Systems, Institut für Neuroinformatik, Ruhr-Universität Bochum
MAY 2017
17.05.2017 - Brain Café
Title: Wer ist der Bürgermeister von Wesel? – Esel Echounterdrückung im Hörsystem, ein wichtiger Bestandteil zur korrekten Sinneswahrnehmung.
Speaker: Dr. Ida Siveke, Allg. Zoologie und Neurobiologie, Fakultät für Biologie und Biotechnologie, Ruhr-Universität Bochum
MAY 2017
22.05.2017 - Symposium
Title: The intriguing signaling triad: LRP1, NMDA and tPA
Speakers: Dennis Vivien, Petra May, Jakob von Engelhardt
Host: Ewa Bres
JUNE 2017
19.06.2017 - Symposium
Title: Neurodegeneration in glaucoma: implication of immunological and inflammatory alterations
Speakers: Rudolf Fuchshofer, Franz Grus, Stefanie Joachim
Host: Ulf Eysel
JUNE 2017
21.06.2017 - Brain Café
Title: Lebende (Hirn-)Tote? Philosophische Fragen zu Hirntodkriterium und Transplantationsmedizin
Speaker: Alexa Nossek, Institut für Medizinische Ethik und Geschichte der Medizin, Ruhr-Universität Bochum
JULY 2017
27.07.2017 - Colloquium
Title: Animal models of episodic memory
Speaker: Jonathon D. Crystal
Host: Onur Güntürkün
OCTOBER 2017
09.10.2017 - Symposium
Title: Integrated neuronal and cognitive models
Speakers: Alfredo Weitzenfeld, Mehdi Khamassi*, Stefe Nguyen*
Host: Richard Görler
November 2017
06.11.2017 - Symposium
Title: Trauma and Memory Distortions
Speakers: Dorthe Berntsen, Emily Holmes, Peggy St Jacques
Host: Nikolai Axmacher

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SFB News

Brain CafÉ in June

on 21st of June Alexa Nossek (Medical Ethics and History of Medicine, RUB) will talk about "Philosophical questions about the brain death criterion and the transplantation medicine". Read more.

Spatial maps

For rodents, seeing is believing. Read more.

May Brain CafÉ podcast

Podcast from May "Challenges for the auditory system" is available.
Click here for the download.

SFB 874/IGSN Conference 2017

On 25th/26th of April the annual conference organised by SFB 874 and IGSN took place.
Click here for photos and more details.

Ontogenesis of Lateralization

In a review , published in the journal Neuron, researchers from the RUB described why the brain's split design is useful.
Read more.

New Project in SFB 874

The DFG has approved a grant for a further project. It is led by PD. Dr. Burkhard Pleger.
Read more.

Movie at the IBRO-World Congress

Video clip of the Research Department of Neurosciene and SFB 874 at the IBRO-World congress
Click here for the movie

MD-stipends

Medical doctorate (MD) students can apply for a stipend to conduct their doctoral research and studies within the IRTG. Read more
Download the flyer here.


Links

Tracking the Memory

Information for schools here.


Neuro-News at RUB

Extinction Learning

A new Collaborative Research Centre at the Ruhr University Bochum. Speaker is Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Onur Güntürkün of the faculty of Psychology. Congratulation!
Read more. (in German)

Biomedical research - eye diseases

Researchers from Bochum have detected how Ischemic injury leads to extracellular matrix alterations in retina and optic nerve. They published their findings in Scientific Reports.
Read more. (in German)

Video insights

Take a look-in at the RUB’s top research. To the video

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