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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-Universität Bochum and will continue its work in the last funding period until 2022.
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Scientific events

SEPTEMBER 2019
25.09.2019 - Symposium
Title: Exploring multimodal interactions between emotional and cognitive processes in humans - Satellite Symposium at the International Conference on Complex Medical Engineering (CME 2019) in cooperation with SFB 1280
Speakers: Martin Herrmann, Ester Nakamura-Palacios, Carmelo Vicario
Host: Michael Nitsche
SEPTEMBER 2019
02.09.2019 - Symposium
Title: The neural mechanisms underlying spatial navigation (and memory): from animal models to humans
Speakers: Dori Derdikmann, David Dupret, Christian Doeller
Host: Abdelrahman Rayan, Denise Manahan-Vaughan
August 2019
07.08.2019 - Colloquium
Title: The benefit of phase precession for sequence learning
Speaker: Eric Reifenstein
Hosts: Sen Cheng, Eloy Parra Barrero
JULI 2019
29.07.2019 - Colloquium
Title: Speedy synapses with perfect precision! Formula 1 cars in the auditory brain?
Speaker: Eckhard Friauf
Host: Klaus-Peter Hoffmann
JULI 2019
03.07.2019 - Colloquium
Title: Temporal Dynamics of stress-induced alternations of memory and brain connectivity
Speakers: Conny Quaedflieg
Host: Oliver T. Wolf
JULI 2019
01.07.2019 - Symposium
Title: Oscillatory mechanisms of selective attention
Speakers: Saskia Haegens, Jonas Obleser, Helen Slagter
Host: Laura Klatt
JUNI 2019
26.06.2019 - Brain Café
Title: Wie Tauben uns helfen, ein komplexes Lernverhalten zu verstehen: Extinktionslernen
Speaker: Dr. Roland Pusch, Fakultät für Psychologie, Ruhr-University Bochum
JUNI 2019
03.06.2019 - Symposium
Title: Molecular mechanisms in prion diseases
Speakers: David A. Harris, Michael Tranulis, Markus Glatzel
Host: Jörg Tatzelt
MAI 2019
22.05.2019 - Brain Café
Title: Kann Stress unser Erbgut verändern?
Speaker: Dr. Vanessa Lux, Genetic Psychology, Fakultät für Psychologie, Ruhr-Universität Bochum
MAI 2019
06.05.2019 - Symposium
Title: Psychophysics in humans and optogenetics in mice
Speakers: Thomas Knöpfel, Chenchen Song, Michael Herzog
Host: Dirk Jancke
APRIL 2019
10.04.2019 - Brain Café
Title: Der Einfluss von Schlaf auf Gedächtnis und psychisches Wohlergehen
Speakers: Dr. Wanda M. Gerding, Abteilung Humangenetik, Medizinische Fakultät, Ruhr-Universität Bochum
APRIL 2019
09.04./10.04.2019 – SFB 874/IGSN-Conference
Title: Molecular and Neural Correlates of Memory and Cognition
Speakers: Dora Angelaki, Susanne Diekelmann, Laura Ewell, Anna Fejtova, Livia de Hoz García-Bellido, Tatiana Korotkova, Carien Lansink, Mara Mather, Hannah Monyer, Jenny Read, Susanne Schoch McGovern
Host: Denise Manahan-Vaughan
MARCH 2019
13.03.2019 - Brain Café
Title: Der Einfluss von Schlaf auf Gedächtnis und psychisches Wohlergehen
Speaker: Dr. Lorena Deuker, Institut für Kognitive Neurowissenschaft, Abteilung Neuropsychologie, Ruhr-Universität Bochum
MARCH 2019
11.03.2019 - Symposium
Title: tDCS: from basic physiology to clinical applications
Speakers: Christian Plewnia, Charlotte Stagg, Brita Fritsch*
Host: Desmond Agboada
FEBRUARY 2019
20.02.2019 - Brain Café
Title: Reparatur des Nervensystems: Neue Ansätze aus der Forschung
Speaker: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Dietmar Fischer, Lehrstuhl für Zellphysiologie, Fakultät für Biologie und Biotechnologie, Ruhr-Universität Bochum
FEBRUARY 2019
11.02.2019 - Symposium
Title: Olfactory perception and information processing in the piriform cortex
Speaker: Cindy Poo, Friedrich Johenning, Alexander Fleischmann
Host: Hanna Kruse
JANUARY 2019
23.01.2019 - Brain Café
Title: The drumming brain - Wie Schlagzeugspielen das Gehirn verändert
Speaker: Dr. Rer. Nat. Lara Schlaffke, AG Neuroplastizität, Neurologische Klinik und Poliklinik, BG UK Bergmannsheil, Ruhr-Universität Bochum
JANUARY 2019
17.01.2019 - Symposium
Title: Current Perspectives on Functional and Dysfunctional Neural Circuits
Speaker: Masanobu Kano, Thomas Knöpfel, Michael Häusser, Chris de Zeeuw, Jeffrey Noebels, Hee-Sup Shin, Jeanne Paz, John Huguenard
Host: Hosted by the Young Scientists of the Department of Neurobiology
DECEMBER 2018
17.12.2018 - Symposium
Title: The meaning of artificial somatosensory feedback for the embodiment of prosthetic limbs
Speaker: Bijan Pesaran, Hansjörg Scherberger, Andrew Schwartz
Host: Christian Klaes, Robin Lienkämper
NOVEMBER 2018
21.11.2018 - Brain Café
Title: Ich versteh Dich nicht: Soziale Kognitionen bei Alkoholabhängigkeit
Speaker: PD Dr. Patrizia Thoma, Institut für Kognitive Neurowissenschaft, Abteilung Neuropsychologie, Fakultät für Psychologie, Ruhr-Universität Bochum
NOVEMBER 2018
19.11.2018 - Symposium
Title: Translational approaches to understanding Bipolar Disorder
Speakers: Elisa Brietzke, Nadja Freund, Georg Juckel
Host: Georg Juckel
OKTOBER 2018
31.10.2018 - Brain Café (Halloween Special)
Title: Diagnose Zombie:
Was Neuroplastizität und degenerative Zustände über das Gehirn verraten.
Speaker: Dr. Stefanie Borowy, AG Neuroplastizität, Neurologische Klinik und Poliklinik, BG UK Bergmannsheil, Ruhr-Universität Bochum
OKTOBER 2018
10.10.2018 - Colloquium
Title: Cortical gating: top down control of early sensory responses
Speaker: Shubo Chakrabarti (Hertie Institut für klinische Hirnforschung, Tübingen)
Host: Christian Klaes
SEPTEMBER 2018
26.09.2018 - Brain Café
Title: Die Parkinson-Erkrankung - führen die neuen Therapien zur Heilung?
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Lars Tönges, St. Josef-Hospital – Katholisches Klinikum Bochum, Klinik für Neurologie, Ruhr-Universität Bochum
SEPTEMBER 2018
19.09.2018 - Brain Day
Title: Ein Tag im Zeichen der Bochumer Neurowissenschaften mit Vorträgen, Informationen und Mitmachaktionen, 13-17 Uhr, RUB-Veranstaltungszentrum
SEPTEMBER 2018
03.09.2018 - Symposium
Title: Auditory and Multisensory Processing
Speakers: Andrew King, Massimiliano Zampini, Eike Budinger
Host: Patrik Krieger
JULY 2018
16.07.2018 - Colloquium
Title: Conscious versus unconscious memory for episodes
Speaker: Katharina Henke
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Title: Implicit relational vocabulary encoding during sleep is bound to slow-wave peaks
Speaker: Simon Ruch
Host: Sen Cheng
JULY 2018
09.07.2018 - Symposium
Title: Thalamocortical oscillations in health and disease states
Speakers: Stephane Charpier, Vicenzo Crunelli, Nathalie Leresche
Host: Stefan Herlitze
JULY 2018
04.07.2018 - Symposium
Title: How is visual motion encoded within and between brain areas
Speakers: Elizabeth Zavitz, Sajikumar Sreedharan
Host: Denise Manahan-Vaughan
JUNE 2018
27.06.2018 - Colloquium
Title: Decoding the human brain using EEG and MRI
Speaker:Tobias Kaufmann
Hosts: Sen Cheng, Johannes Lederer
JUNE 2018
20.06.2018 - Brain Café
Title: "Matrix under pressure" - Veränderungen der Zellumgebung beim Glaukom
Speaker: Dr. Jacqueline Reinhard, Lehrstuhl für Zellmorphologie & Molekulare Neurobiologie, Fakultät für Biologie & Biotechnologie, Ruhr-Universität Bochum
JUNE 2018
04.06.2018 - Symposium
Title: Content-specific representations in the human brain
Speakers: Marcel van Gerven, Alex Clarke, Radoslav Martin Cichy
Host: Nikolai Axmacher
MAY 2018
17.05.2018 - Colloquium
Title: What do sensory neurons 'do'? Unifying theories of neural coding with the information bottleneck
Speaker: Matthew Chalk
Host: Dirk Jancke
MAY 2018
16.05.2018 - Brain Café
Title: Wer es in den Beinen hat, hat es auch im Gehirn - über die Interaktion von Muskeln und Gehirn
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Daniel Hahn, Lehr- und Forschungsbereich Bewegungswissenschaft, Fakultät für Sportwissenschaften, Ruhr-Universität Bochum
APRIL 2018
24/25.04.2018 - IGSN-Conference
Title: Extinction Learning: neural, behavioural, ontogenetic, educational, and clinical mechanisms
Speakers: Jamila Andoh, Christian Büchel, Ingrid Ehrlich, Neil Harrison, Arthur Liesz, Ann Meulders, Marie Monfils, Paul Pauli, Renée M Visser, Tor Wager, Allison Waters, Ulrike Weber-Stadlbauer
Hosts: Denise Manahan-Vaughan, Onur Güntürkün
APRIL 2018
18.04.2018 - Brain Café
Title: Verhalten ohne Verantwortung - kann eine künstliche Intelligenz moralisch handeln?
Speaker: Lukas Brand (Mag.-Theol.), Lehrstuhl für Philosophisch-Theologische Grenzfragen, Katholisch-Theologische Fakultät, Ruhr-Universität Bochum
MARCH 2018
21.03.2018 - Brain Café
Title: Fehler sollten beim Lernen vermieden werden! Oder vielleicht doch nicht?
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Nikol Rummel, Pädagogische Psychologie, Institut für Erziehungswissenschaft Ruhr-Universität Bochum
FEBRUARY 2018
21.02.2018 - Brain Café
Title: Alzheimer - Neue Wege in der Grundlagenforschung
Speaker: PD Dr. Dipl.-Ing. Thorsten Müller, AG Cell Signalling, Lehrstuhl für Biochemie II - Molekulare Biochemie, Ruhr-Universität Bochum
FEBRUARY 2018
12.02.2018 - Symposium
Title: New perspectives on the human thalamus
Speakers: Giulio Pergola, Lola Danet, Emmanuel Barbeau
Host: Boris Suchan
JANUARY 2018
24.01.2018 - Brain Café
Title: Ungewolltes Erinnern, gezieltes Vergessen – Wie unser Gehirn mit unerwünschten Gedanken an die Vergangenheit umgeht
Speaker: Dr. Gerd Waldhauser, Abteilung Neuropsychologie, Institut für Kognitive Neurowissenschaft, Ruhr-Universität Bochum

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SFB News

BRAIN CAFÉ in January:

Prof. Dr. med. Henrik Kessler (LWL-Universitätsklinikum) talks about new approaches in trauma therapy. Read More

Lesion study

A team of neuroscientists has studied where in the brain the awareness of touch is processed. Read More

BRAIN DAY 2019

Under the motto "From Fundamental Research to Therapy", the ninth BRAIN DAY took place on 25th September 2019. Read More.

Pupils Competition:

The SFB 874 and the IGSN are calling for a joint writing contest for Pupils from Bochum under the motto: "BRAIN vs. HEART - Who actually makes the feelings?". Read More

BRAIN CAFÉ Podcast

The podcast of the BRAIN CAFÉ on 04.09.2019 by Dr. Christian Klaes is online. Listen in!.

Passive perception:

Do humans and rats react similarly to unexpected situations? This has recently been analysed by a research group at RUB. Read More

NEURONEXXT:

The CRC 874 launched a career platform for female neuroscientists. 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

Emotions decide from which side we embrace somebody

From which side do people embrace someone and why? PD Dr. Sebastian Ocklenburg (Biopsychology) and his team published their findings in Psychological Research.
Read more (in German).

Guidelines for multiple sclerosis therapy

For the pharmacological treatment of people with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) an international team (i.a. Prof. Dr. Ralf Gold, University Clinic St. Josef-Hospital) has collected guidelines. They have been published in "Multiple Sclerosis Journal" and "European Journal of Neurology".
Read more (in German).

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