The prize, funded by FEI Company, is awarded by the German Neuroscience Society for outstanding work on the development of new technologies in brain research (April 2017).
This year's Newcomb Cleveland Prize of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is awarded to Robert Gütig. He receives the award for his groundbreaking research on learning processes in neuronal networks (March 2017).
For the eighth time, the Bernstein Association for Computational Neuroscience is announcing the "Brains for Brains Young Researchers' Computational Neuroscience Award" (March 2017).
Call for Applications by the Ernst Schering Foundation: Young Investigator Fund for Innovative Research Ideas
The Ernst Schering Foundation offers start-up grants to fund promising research ideas by young scientists. Support is provided for projects in the fields of biochemical, neuroscience or immunological basic research with biomedical implications (March 2017).
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).
The Jung Foundation for Science and Research honors Tobias Moser (BCCN and BFNT Göttingen, University Medical Center Göttingen, German Primate Center, MPI for Biophysical Chemistry) for his groundbreaking work on signal transmission in the inner ear and his innovative therapy concepts for the treatment of hearing loss (January 2017).
Application for SMART START - a joint training program in Computational Neuroscience for young researchers - possible from January, 2017, on.