Fred Wolf, head of the Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Göttingen and scientist at the Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization, has been awarded the Mathematical Neuroscience Prize. The prize is endowed with US $ 100,000 and is awarded by Israel Brain Technologies (IBT). In an interview, Wolf explains his research and, as a founding member of the Bernstein Center Göttingen, looks back to more than 10 years of Bernstein Network (March 2017).
Fred Wolf is awarded the world's most highly endowed prize for groundbreaking mathematical contributions to the understanding of the brain (March 2017).
Since February 1, 2017, Alexandra Stein heads the Bernstein Coordination Site (February 2017).
The Volkswagen Foundation funds Fred Wolf's project "On the way to a neurobiology of hybrid neuronal circuits" with 100,000 euros (January 2017).
Application for SMART START - a joint training program in Computational Neuroscience for young researchers - possible from January, 2017, on.
From January 2017 onwards, the new Collaborative Research Center (CRC) "Robust Vision" will start in Tübingen (December 2016).
Theo Geisel, Director at the MPI for Dynamics and Self-Organization, founder of the Bernstein Center Göttingen and Professor for Theoretical Physics at the University of Göttingen, retired after 20 years of working in Göttingen.
Benedikt Grothe (BCCN and LMU Munich, BFNL plasticity of neural dynamics) was elected new member of the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina (November 2016).
The workshop took place at the University of Cologne from August 29 till September 2, 2016 (October 2016).
For the seventh time, the Bernstein Association for Computational Neuroscience awarded the "Brains for Brains Young Researchers' Computational Neuroscience Award". The prize was presented during the Bernstein Conference in Berlin (October 2016).