News & events

2018.03.15 | People , AnnevonPhilipsborn

Atakan Selte is new Erasmus student in Philipsborn Group

Atakan is a medical student from Istanbul University and he will be in the Philipsborn Lab till July. He will investigate Drosophila mate choice strategies with behavioural assays and genetic tools. Furthermore he will be involved in developing a Drosophila model for ATPase mutations causing neurological diseases.

2018.03.15 | People , SadeghNabavi

Nehal Hassan is new Research Assistant in Nabavi Group

Nehal is new Research Assistant in Sadegh Nabavi's group from March 10th. She will join the investigation of neural circuits in aversive memories and will be supporting various lab members in their projects.

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2018.03.09 | People

New Team Leader at DANDRITE - Memory selectivity and knowledge updating

Please welcome Tomonori Takeuchi, who is appointed Team Leader at DANDRITE per 9 March 2018. His team consists so far of Lab Manager Kim Henningsen, Postdoc Mai Iwasaki and himself. Tomonori Takeuchi’s overall research goal is to understand how...

2018.03.08 | People

Mai Iwasaki is new postdoc on Tomonori Takeuchi's team

Mai is new postdoc in Tomonori Takeuchi's team from March 1st. Tomonori's last study showed that when animals are exposed to a completely new environment, the signal of "novelty" emerges in locus coeruleus (LC). Following to that, in newly launched Tomonori's lab here, she would like to identify the further upstream…

2018.03.07 | People , KeisukeYonehara

Giuseppe Balsamo is new ERASMUS student in Yonehara Group

Giuseppe is new ERASMUS student in Keisuke Yonehara's group from March 1st until September 30th. His aim is to understand how the superior colliculus circuits control visually-guided behaviors using viral strategies, immunohistochemistry and behavior.

2018.03.06 | Research news

The Brain Prize Winners 2018 has been announced

The Brain Prize for 2018 is awarded to Bart De Strooper, Michel Goedert, Christian Haass, and John Hardy 'for their groundbreaking research on the genetic and molecular basis of Alzheimer’s disease, with far-reaching implications for the development of new therapeutic interventions as well as for the understanding of other neurodegenerative…

2018.03.05 | News from the management, PoulNissen, People

Poul Nissen continues as appointed director of DANDRITE

We are very happy to announce that core group leader Poul Nissen will continue as the director of DANDRITE, appointed by the executive board. The appointment is for the second 5 year period per 5 March 2018. Poul Nissen was first appointed founding director for one year in 2013 and then as the director for four years in 2014. The leadership will…

2018.03.02 | Awards, SadeghNabavi

Nabavi lab received 2,000,000 DKK from Lundbeckfonden & NIH BRAIN Initiative for the project “Independent optical excitation of overlapping neural populations in behaving animals”.

In the last decade, optogenetic techniques, particularly light-gated ion channels, have been a transformational tool. They are powerful enough to manipulate a single neuron in behaving animals, and yet simple enough to be adapted by laboratories of diverse expertise. Light-gated ion channels come in different varieties, with blue and red-shifted…

2018.03.02 | Knowledge exchange

The InnoFounder incubator is open for applications

Are you the next awesome Danish startup? InnoFounder, a nationwide design-driven incubator for recent graduates, is now open for applications.

2018.02.26 | People , Research news

New research assistant position open at DANDRITE

We are looking for a motivated and skilled Research Assistant at DANDRITE, the Danish Research Institute of Translational Neuroscience at Aarhus University. The position is joint between the Philipsborn and Kvitsiani laboratories. Your responsibilities will be assisting researchers in conducting behavioural experiments with fruitflies…

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Sun 18 Mar
08:00-22:00 | Aarhus University
Brain Awareness Week
Thu 22 Mar
09:00-10:00 | Aud. 6 (347), Building 1170
Internal meeting 22 March 2018
Thu 05 Apr
09:00-10:00 | Aud. 6 (347), Building 1170
Internal meeting 5 April 2018
Mon 09 Apr
12:00-16:00 | Aarhus University, Preben Hornung room, Building 1422, Fredrik Nielsens Vej 2, 8000 Aarhus
European Research Council (ERC) inspiration day with researcher dialogue
Are you curious about the opportunities for you in the European Research Council (ERC)? Do you have great ideas that need attractive funding? Would you like to gain more knowledge the ERC expectations to applicants? Then join the ERC inspiration day 9 April 2018 in Aarhus.
Sat 14 Apr
10:00-18:00 | Aarhus
March for Science Aarhus
Sun 15 Apr
09:00-17:00 | Rungstedgaard, North of Copenhagen, Denmark
FENS Brain Conference on "Computational Neuroscience of Prediction"
Early application deadline: 20 January 2018 Regular application deadline: 14 February 2018
Thu 19 Apr
09:00-10:00 | Aud. 6 (347), Building 1170
Internal meeting 19 April 2018
Wed 25 Apr
15:00-16:30 | 1240- 211, Læsesalen, Department of Biomedicin, Aarhus University
A talk: Is my research a potential medical device?
Thu 26 Apr
14:00-18:00 | Aarhus University, Fredrik Nielsen's vej 2, 8000 Aarhus (Stakladen)
Festival of Research
This year, Aarhus University will be opening its doors to the general public on Thursday 26 April from 14.00 to 18.00 in and around Stakladen, and the theme of the event is FASCINATING RESEARCH. This is an opportunity for you and your fellow researchers to present your work to a popular audience.
Tue 01 May
09:00-18:00 | Lakeside Lecture Theatres (Søauditorierne), Bartholins Allé 3, bldg. 1250, Aarhus University
Neuroscience Day 2018 - Rewarding Neuroscience
On 1 May, NeuroCampus Aarhus is hosting ”Neuroscience Day 2018”. The event is open to all students, researchers, clinicians, therapists, caregivers, foundations and organizations interested in neuroscience. The central themes this year are: Reward and Punishment, Gambling and Addiction, Compulsion and Motivation, Pleasure and Anhedonia. The poster sessions are open to ALL areas of research related to neuroscience.

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