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Leibniz Prize for Tobias Moser

As announced by the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG) on December 10, 2014, Tobias Moser (BCCN and BFNT Göttingen) receives the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize 2015 (December 2014).
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The DFG honors the researcher for his outstanding and innovative contributions to cellular and integrative neuroscience. By awarding a leading member of the Bernstein Center (BCCN) Göttingen, the pioneering work of the BCCN is also acknowledged. In previous years, the BCCN members Theo Geisel and Stefan Treue have also received the Leibniz Prize. Moser is a professor for auditory neuroscience at the University Medical Center Göttingen.

The Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize is annually awarded by the DFG since 1986. With up to 2.5 million €, it is the most highly remunerated German research award. The prize giving ceremony takes place on March 3, 2015, in Berlin.

Read the complete press release by the BCCN Göttingen (in German).

Press release by the DFG (in German).