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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

JANUARY 2016
18.01.2016 - Symposium
Title: Of faces and bodies: functional specialization in the visual cortex
Speakers: Jürgen Kaufmann, Marius Peelen, Gudrun Schwarzer
Hosts: Boris Suchan, Sarah Weigelt
JANUARY 2016
27.01.2016 - Brain Café
Title: "Wieder ein Jahr Älter!" – Neues aus der Altersforschung
Speaker: PD Dr. Hubert Dinse (Neural Plasticity Lab, Institut für Neuroinformatik, RUB)
FEBRUARY 2016
01.02.2016 - Symposium
Title: Road to cognition: from sensory integration to pathway information
Speakers: Michael Hasselmo, Etienne Save, Stefan M. Brudzynski
Hosts: Birte Dietz, Nikolas Kalweit, Markus Lorkowski
FEBRUARY 2016
24.02.2016 - Brain Café
Title: Sterben Linkshänder wirklich früher? Mythen und Fakten zur Händigkeit aus neurowissenschaftlicher Sicht.
Speaker: PD Dr. Sebastian Ocklenburg, Biopsychologie, Fakultät für Psychologie, Ruhr-Universität Bochum
MARCH 2016
16.03.2016 - Brain Café
Title: Bedeutung des Immunsystems für das Glaukom ("Grüner Star")
Speaker: PD Dr. Stefanie Joachim, Experimental Eye Research, Universitäts-Augenklinik Knappschaftskrankenhaus, Bochum
APRIL 2016
12.04. - 13.04.2016 - Conference
Title: Sensory Processes: from molecules to cognition
Speakers: Heinz Beck, Jan Born, Dirk Dietrich, Andreas Draguhn, Andreas Engel, Benedikt Grothe, Onur Güntürkün, Mark Hübener, Rohini Kuner, Siegrid Löwel, Tobias Moser
Host: Denise Manahan-Vaughan
APRIL 2016
20.04.2016 - Brain Café
Title: Das Gehirn sieht mehr als das Auge
Speaker: Prof. Dr. med. Ulf Eysel, Neurophysiologie, Medizinische Fakultät, Ruhr-Universität Bochum
MAY 2016
03.05.2016 - Colloquium
Title: A unique role for the dentate gyrus in forming emotional memories
Speaker: Gal Richter-Lewin
Hosts: Denise Manahan-Vaughan, Oliver T. Wolf
MAY 2016
09.05.2016 - Symposium
Title: Development and application of new optogenetic tools in Neuroscience
Speakers: Matthias Kuhl, Patrick Ruther
Host: Olivia Masseck
MAY 2016
11.05.2016 - Colloquium
Title: Cortical circuit dynamics illuminated with genetically encoded voltage indicators
Speaker: Thomas Knöpfel
Host: Dirk Jancke
MAY 2016
18.05.2016 - Brain Café
Title: Stress? Wer wird denn gleich in die Luft gehen? Über den Zusammenhang von Stress und Aggression
Speaker: Dr. Angelika Dierolf, Kognitionspsychologie, Fakultät für Psychologie, Ruhr-Universität Bochum
JUNE 2016
06.06.2016 - Symposium
Title: Signals in working memory models: representing qualities and quantities
Speakers: Pawel Herman, Jean-Philippe Lachaux, Paul Sauseng
Hosts: Nikolai Axmacher, Daniel Labbé
JUNE 2016
22.06.2016 - Brain Café
Title: Der Dresscode im Gehirn: Was der weltweite Wirbel um ein gestreiftes Kleid im Internet mit den Neurowissenschaften in Bochum zu tun hat
Speaker: Anne Golisch, Neurologische Universitätsklinik, BG-Kliniken Bergmannsheil Bochum
JUNE 2016
22.06.2016 - Colloquium
Title: How large spaces are represented in hippocampus
Speaker: Kechen Zhang
Host: Laurenz Wiskott
JUNE 2016
22.06. - 23.06.2016 - Workshop
Title: GABA- From molecule to cognition
Speakers: Elke Fuchs, Andreas Vlachos, Klaus Funke, Florian Müller-Dahlhaus, Richard Edden, Nick Puts, Richard Harris
Host: Tobias Schmidt-Wilcke
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 - 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

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Speakers marked with * are requested

IN MEMORIAM

Prof. Dr. Manahan-Vaughan commemorates exceptional neurophysiologist Prof. Dr. Uwe Heinemann, who has recently passed away. Read more.

SFB News

Unique

SFB 874 scientists report in the journal Neurobiology of Learning and Memory: serotonin receptor 5-HT4 plays exceptional role in the hippocampus.
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Brain CafÉ in September

On 28th of September Prof. Dr. Boris Schiffer talks about neurobiological findings in connection with paedophilia.
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Biopsychology

Pigeons can learn English. Scientists of the Ruhr University and the University of Otago taught them how.
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Neuropsychology

SFB 874 researchers show: Our brain develops remarkable strategies to slow down the effects of aging.
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Scent research

Olfactory receptors discovered in bronchi. Together with colleagues from various clinics in Bochum, Cologne and Herne, researchers from Ruhr-Universität Bochum published their report in the journal "Frontiers in Physiology".
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School Project

Students of Bochum's Theodor-Körner-Schule are given insights into neuroscientific research. Read more.

SFB874/IGSN Conference

On April 12th and 13th the annual IGSN/SFB 874 conference took place. Guests from eight neuroscientific SFB's from Germany were welcomed in Bochum. Read more.

Movie at the IBRO-World Congress

Video clip of the Research Department of Neurosciene and SFB 874 at the IBRO-World congress
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MD-stipends

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

Tracking the Memory

Information for schools here.


Neuro-News at RUB

Poison in the brain

Spherical structures in the nucleus of nerve cells, so-called nuclear spheres, are suspected to trigger Alzheimer's disease. Researchers from Ruhr University Bochum have published their findings in the journal Neurobiology of Aging.
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Cannabinoid receptor activates spermatozoa

Researchers from Bochum and Bonn have detected a highly sensitive cannabinoid receptor in spermatozoa. Its function is crucial for fertilisation. They published their findings in Scientific Reports.
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Video insights

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

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