18.01.2016 – Symposium

Of faces and bodies: Functional specialization in the visual cortex

Jürgen Kaufmann

Department for General Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience / DFG Research Unit Person Perception, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany

"Processing identity information in familiar and unfamiliar faces"

Marius Peelen

Center for Mind/Brain Sciences (CIMeC), University of Trento, Rovereto, Italy

"Neural mechanisms of person perception"

Gudrun Schwarzer

Department of Developmental Psychology, Justus-Liebig-University Giessen, Germany

"Processing of faces in children"

01.02.2016 – Symposium

Road to cognition: From sensory integration to pathway information

Stefan M. Brudzynski

Department of Psychology / Biological Science, Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada

"Brain systems of emotional arousal and emotional expression: studies of ultrasonic vocalizations"

Michael Hasselmo

Center for Systems Neuroscience, Boston University, MA, USA

"Neural coding of space and time in entorhinal cortex"

Etienne Save

Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Aix-Marseille University, CNRS, Marseille, France

"Navigation by path integration: the role of the entorhinal cortex"

12.04. - 13.04.2016 – Conference

Sensory Processes: From Molecules to Cognition

Heinz Beck

Department of Epileptology, Experimental Epileptology and Cognition Research, Life and Brain Center, University of Bonn Medical Center

"Mechanisms of sparse coding in the dentate gyrus"

Jan Born

Institute for Medical Psychology and Behavioural Neurobiology, University Tübingen

"Sleep, Memory and Perception"

Dirk Dietrich

Laboratory of Experimental Neurophysiology, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Bonn Medical School

"Activity-dependent myelination and neuro-glia synapses: role of oligodendrocyte precursor cells"

Andreas Draguhn

Institute of Physiology and Pathophysiology, Heidelberg University

"Multineuronal activity patterns and hippocampal network oscillations"

Andreas Engel

Department of Neurophysiology and Pathophysiology, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf

"Intrinsic Coupling Modes and Cognition"

Benedikt Grothe

Ludwig-Maximilians-University München / Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology, Martinsried

"The evolution of neuronal circuits for sound localization"

Onur Güntürkün

Department of Biopsychology, Ruhr University Bochum

"Visual categories in the pigeon brain"

Mark Hübener

Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology, Martinsried

"How sensory experience and learning change neuronal responses in the visual cortex"

Rohini Kuner

Institute of Pharmacology, Heidelberg University

"Cortical circuits in nociception and chronic pain"

Siegrid Löwel

Department of Systems Neuroscience, Göttingen University

"The dynamic architecture of the adult visual cortex or how can I keep my brain young?"

Denise Manahan-Vaughan

Department of Neurophysiology, Ruhr University Bochum

"Neuronal processing and integration of sensory information by the hippocampus"

Tobias Moser

University Medical Center Göttingen / Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry

"Inner hair cells decompose auditory signals through active zones with different Ca2+-influx"

03.05.2016 – Colloquium

Gal Richter-Levin

Department of Psychology, Sagol Department of Neurobiology, The Institute the for Study of Affective Neuroscience (ISAN), University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel

"A unique role for the dentate gyrus in forming emotional memories"

09.05.2016 – Symposium

Development and application of new optogenetic tools in Neuroscience

Matthias Kuhl

Department of Microsystems Engineering – IMTEK, University of Freiburg, Germany

"CMOS Electronics for Implantable Neural Interfaces"

Olivia Masseck

Department of Neurobiology, Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology, Ruhr University Bochum

"Development and application of new optogenetic tools in Neuroscience - introduction"

Patrick Ruther

Department of Microsystems Engineering – IMTEK, University of Freiburg, Germany

"How to illuminate brain tissue? MEMS-based tools for optogenetics"

11.05.2016 – Colloquium

Thomas Knöpfel

Brain Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, UK

"Cortical circuit dynamics illuminated with genetically encoded voltage indicators"

06.06.2016 – Symposium

Signals in Working Memory Models: Representing Qualities and Quantities

Pawel Herman

Computational Brain Science Lab, School of Computer Science and Communication, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden

"Mechanisms and dynamic correlates of multi-item working memory function in a mesoscopic attractor network model"

Jean-Philippe Lachaux

Neuroscience Research Center, INSERM U1028 – CNRS UMR5292, Lyon, France

"Some insights about attention and working memory from human intracerebral EEG"

Paul Sauseng

Research Unit Biological Psychology, Department of Psychology, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Germany

"How are working-memory-related cortical networks coordinated?"

22.06.2016 – Colloquium

Kechen Zhang

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore USA

"How large spaces are represented in hippocampus"

22.06. - 23.06.2016 – Workshop

GABA - from molecule to cognition

Richard Edden

Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore

"New Approaches in measuring GABA with MRS"

Elke Fuchs

University Hospital Heidelberg

"Inhibition in the hippocampal-entorhinal formation"

Klaus Funke

Ruhr University Bochum

"Modulation of GABAergic system by rTMS - evidence from animal models"

Richard Harris

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

"Neurochemical Imaging of Chronic Pain: pathology and treatment"

Florian Müller-Dahlhaus

University Hospital Tübingen

"TMS-EEG - a measure of GABAergic neurotransmission in humans"

Nick Puts

Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore

"From MRS of GABA to Cognition"

Tobias Schmidt-Wilcke

Ruhr University Bochum

"Indroduction: GABA - from molecule to cognition"

Andreas Vlachos

Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

"Releasing the cortical handbrake? rTMS-induced LTD of GABAergic synaptic transmission"

11.07.2016 – Colloquium

Prof. Martin Conway

Department of Psychology City University London

"Narrative Thinking, Memory, Amnesia and Fictional Memories"

05.09.2016 – Symposium

Involvement of cortico-subcortical loops in perceptual processing

Hajnalka Bokor

Laboratory of Thalamus Research, Institute of Experimental Medicine, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary

"Cortical control and extrathalamic inhibition in the thalamus"

Randy M. Bruno

Department of Neuroscience and The Zuckerman Mind Brian Behavior Institute, Columbia University, New York, USA

"The many input layers of the neocortex"

Judith Hirsch

Department of Biological Sciences / Neurobiology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA

"Neural circuits for visual processing in thalamus"

07.09.2016 - SFB 874 Retreat

Integration and Representation of Sensory Processes Internal meeting of the SFB 874 members

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26.09.2016 – Symposium

Learning and plasticity in the cerebellum

Henk-Jan Boele

Department of Neuroscience, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

"Modulation of cerebellar-dependent associative learning by the amygdala"

Kamran Khodakhah

Department of Psychiatry and behavioral Sciences, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, USA

"Cerebellar Modulation of the Reward Circuitry"

Martijn Schonewille

Department of Neuroscience, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

"Unraveling the cerebellar cortex: module-related differences in activity and plasticity"

07.11.2016 – Symposium

New Perspectives on Olfaction

Jay Gottfried

Institute of Neurology and Psychology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA

"All Roads Lead To Smell"

Thomas Hummel

Smell & Taste Clinic, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, TU Dresden Medical School, Dresden, Germany

"Olfactory Disorders and Consequences"

Johan N. Lundström

Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden Monell Chemical Senses Center, Philadelphia / Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, PA, USA

"Chemical Warning Signals in Humans"

23.11.2016 - Colloquium

Christian Hölscher

Lancaster University, Biomed and Life Sciences, Furness College, Lancaster, UK

"Drugs developed to treat diabetes show neuroprotective effects in Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease "

24.11.2016 - Colloquium

Ladislav Vyklicky

Department of Cellular Neurophysiology, Institute of Physiology CAS, Prague, Czech Republic

"Steroid modulation of NMDA receptors"

28.11.2016 - Colloquium

Áine Kelly

Department of Physiology, School of Medicine, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

"Exercise as a neuroprotectant: what are the underlying mechanisms? "

05.12.2016 - Symposium

Experimental trauma and stress research

Guillén Fernández

Donders Institute, Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

"Equipped to survive: Adaptive response to acute threat "

Raffael Kalisch

Neuroimaging Center Mainz, University of Mainz, Germany

"Dealing with trauma - the resilience approach"

Henrik Kessler

Klinik für Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychotherapie, LWL-Universitätsklinikum Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany

"Innovative treatment methods for post-traumatic stress disorder "

19.12.2016 - Colloquium

Trichur Vidyasagar

Departments of Optometry & Vision Science and Melbourne Neuroscience Institute, University of Melbourne, Australia

"Releasing the cortical handbrake? rTMS-induced LTD of GABAergic synaptic transmission"