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Feb 23, 2017

How the thalamus helps us to see

Botond Roska and his team at the FMI have investigated how visual features, extracted in the eye, are combined in the thalamus, the second stage of visual processing in the brain. They have shown that the function of the thalamus is not merely to relay information. Rather, synaptic connections between different types of retinal cells and individual thalamic cells permit the integration of different visual features - in some cases from both eyes. Read more

Feb 03, 2017

Transcriptional control of sound discrimination

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Jan 26, 2017

Switching between freezing and flight

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Jan 24, 2017

Great honor: Silvia Arber awarded Louis-Jeantet Prize for Medicine

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Technologies for Genome Science: From single-cell sequencing to massively parallel reporter assays
Georg Seelig, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA

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A neural circuit that regulates cortical state and enhances plasticity

Michael Stryker, Center for Integrative Neuroscience, USCF, San Francisco, USA

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Cortical representation of fear learning
Elisabeth Meyer

Mar 15, 2017. Time: 16.00  FMI Room 530  Add to my calendar  Register for this event

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