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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 Methodes and Techniques in Neuroscience take place from March 23rd 2020 until May 12th 2020. [more]


Lecture Basics of Neuroscience starts October 1 st to 21 th 2019.[more]


SS2020 Work in Progress 16th YSA PhD Symposium 2020 16 and 17 th June 2020 . WS 2019/20 Work in Progress (CBR big Seminar Room) 30 and 31 th January 2020. [more]

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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


Dissertations-Prize from vfwf (Association for the Promotion of Science and Research in the New University Clinics at the General Hospital of the City of Vienna) Awarded on January 20, 2017 as part of the university lecture of vfwf.

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