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Modern neuroscience is a multi-disciplinary field that includes biochemistry, molecular neurobiology, cellular neurobiology, neurophysiology, neuropharmacology, neuroanatomy, neuropathology, neuroimmunology, clinical neuroscience, psychology, psychiatry and neurology. The aim of the neuroscience program is to educate students to PhD level using a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary approach preparing them for an enspiring scientific career within the field of neuroscience in academia and/or industry.

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Johannes Berger
Program Coordinator (contact)

Events & Dates


The practical exercises methods and techniques of neuroscience have been postponed and will take place from October 28th 2020 to December 3rd 2020. [more]


-digital learning- The lecture Basics of Neuroscience consist of 45 units covering different aspects of Neuroscience. All 45 lectures will be recorded. The video files together with the slides as PDF files will be available to...[more]


SS2020 Work in Progress 16th YSA PhD Symposium 2020 16 and 17 th June 2020 . WS 2020 Work in Progress (Burg Plankenstein) 17th and 18th November 2020. [more]

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Romanov R, Tretiakov E, Kastriti M, Zupancic M, Häring M, Korchynska S, Popadin K, Benevento M, Rebernik P, Lallemend F, Nishimori K, Clotman F, Andrews W, Parnavelas J, Farlik M, Bock C, Adameyko I, Hökfelt T, Keimpema E, Harkany T (2020) Molecular design of hypothalamus development Nature, Link: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-020-2266-0.


Korchynska S, Krassnitzer M, Malenczyk K, Prasad RB, Tretiakov EO, Rehman S, Cinquina V, Gernedl V, Farlik M, Petersen J, Hannes S, Schachenhofer J, Reisinger SN, Zambon A, Asplund O, Artner I, Keimpema E, Lubec G, Mulder J, Bock C, Pollak DD, Romanov RA, Pifl C, Groop L, Hökfelt TG, Harkany T. EMBO J. 2019 Nov 21:e100882


Johannes Griessner from the Circuit Neuroscience (The Research Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP)


Laura Geid from the Institute of Immunology (Research Group: Ruth Herbst) was honored with a Marietta Blau-Fellowship for a research visit abroad.


Malagon-Vina H, Ciocchi S, Passecker J, Dorffner G, Klausberger T. Nat Commun. 22;9(1):309

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