Welcome to AG Behavioral Neuroscience


Cerebellar contribution to emotions

Study shows that the cerebellum is involved in processing emotions, with implications for ataxia care.


Mild deficits in fear learning: Evidence from humans and mice with cerebellar cortical degeneration (Batsikadze G, Pakusch J et al, eNeuro, 2024)

An off switch for aggression

The way aggressive behaviour develops is still poorly understood. Researchers have now discovered a crucial piece of the jigsaw.

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A video showing synaptic connections from VMH projections (green)in the DRN with serotonergic neurons (magenta)


The role of the cerebellum in absence seizures

Bochum researchers have gained new insights into the cellular and molecular mechanisms of absence seizures and potential therapy options.


Prof. Dr. Melanie Mark

Ruhr University Bochum
Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology
AG Behavioral Neuroscience
D-44780 Bochum, Germany
ND 7/33

Phone: +49-(0)234-32-27913
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