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Mark Denham receives DKK 100,000 from Parkinsonforeningen (The Parkinson's Foundation)

2018.11.12 | MarkDenham

Mark Denham receives the grant for the project: "Investigating Genetic Susceptibility in Parkinson’s Disease GBA Heterozygous Carriers".

DKK 30 million for high-tech electron microscopes for research in molecular cell biology

2018.11.09 | Research news

The Minister for Higher Education and Science has approved funding for three new research infrastructures, of which DKK 30.76 million goes to EMBION – a research infrastructure for cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) on biological materials.

Functional Mapping and Associative-Memory-Related Plasticity of Layer 1 NDNF-Expressing Interneurons

New Publication from Marco Capogna's group

2018.11.08 | Events

The article was published on November 7 in Neuron - Cell Press - “Dendritic Inhibition in Layer 1 Cortex Gates Associative Memory”. Learning-related plasticity is critical for emotional memory. The Neuron preview paper by Wen-Hsien Hou and Marco Capogna discusses novel dynamics mediated by a particular GABAergic neuron type (so-called…

Lixiang Jiang is a new PhD student in Jensen Group.

2018.11.05 | PoulHenningJensen

As a new PhD student in Jensen Group, Lixiang Jiang, will be working on a project Regulation of α-synuclein transcription by the PLK-2/GSK-3β signalling pathway – a potential modulator of Parkinson’s disease risk.

Anders Nykjær

Anders Nykjær interviewed for Nature; "Biomedical ‘ideas powerhouse’ opens its doors in Denmark"

2018.11.02 | Research news

In relation to the inaugurated of the Skou Building in October, Anders Nykjær has been interviewed for Nature, where he, amongst other things, describes how the new Skou building will make a difference; "Moving to the new building will provide an interdisciplinary environment that is critical to address and solve the big questions in neuroscience…

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Fri 16 Nov
10:00-16:15 | Birkbeck College, London United Kingdom
HUMAN BRAIN Anatomy Course
A highly popular and accessible introduction to structural, functional and radiological neuroanatomy.
Tue 20 Nov
15:30-16:30 | Aarhus University, Auditorium A (build. 1162 – 013)
DANDRITE Lecture by Antoine Adamantidis
We are excited to announce a DANDRITE Lecture by Group Leader and Associate Prof. Antoine Adamantidis from Dept of Neurology, Inselspital, University of Bern, Switzerland. Title: "Thalamic dual-modulation of sleep and wakefulness". Host: DANDRITE Affiliated Researcher Marco Capogna
Fri 23 Nov
10:30-12:30 | Aarhus University, building 1342, room 455 (Lille Juridisk) Auditorium
DANDRITE Topical Seminar by Prof. Menno P. Witter and Postdoc Shinya Ohara
We are excited to announce a Joint DANDRITE Topical Seminar by Prof. Menno P. Witter and Postdoc Shinya Ohara from Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience, Norway. Title of Menno P. Witter's talk: "How to relate neural architecture to function. The entorhinal cortex as a model." Title of Shinya Ohara's talk: "Organization of the hippocampal output circuit in the entorhinal cortex" Host: DANDRITE Team Leader Tomonori Takeuchi
Fri 23 Nov
14:00-15:00 | Aarhus University: The lecture hall in the AIAS building: Building 1632, room 201
Learn more about the foundation’s strategy, their new action plan and the associated new programmes. Open to anyone interested. From the Lundbeck Foundation, Lene Skole, Chief Executive Officer and Thomas Sinkjær, Senior Vice President Grants & Prizes and Director of Science, will be participating.
Mon 26 Nov
00:00-00:00 | Hindsgavl Castle,Hindsgavl Alle 7, Fyn, Middelfart, Denmark
Brain Prize Meeting on 26th – 28th November.
Once annually the Lundbeck Foundation awards The Brain Prize - a € 1 mio. personal research prize. The prize is awarded to nurture interest in brain research, to stimulate and reward outstanding brain research and to stimulate Danish brain research through increased interaction with international brain research. Dementia is this years theme. With international top keynote speakers including the four 2018 prizewinners, The Brain Prize Meeting brings together young neuroscientists and top researchers at this high-level neuroscience event.
Thu 29 Nov
09:00-10:00 | Aud. 6 (347), Building 1170
Internal meeting 29 November 2018
DANDRITE Internal Meetings takes place every second Thursday from 9-10 am, where all staff and students at DANDRITE meet to give each other updates on the research done at DANDRITE in order to facilitate interaction and collaborations among the groups.

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Yonehara Group presents their research in 2 minutes In collaboration with AU TV producer Hans Plauborg, Yonehara Group has made a short presentation video about their research area: The structure, function and development of neural circuits in the visual system.