Brain Dynamics


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Join our Graduate School and benefit from excellent interdisciplinary training environment.
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Find out the latest news from our school. Learn more about the new projects, grants, talks, PhD defences, and latest publications.

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Brain Dynamics Scientific Day

Our annual get-together will take place on 7th October in the Felix Klein lecture hall above Paulinum. We'll have talks by two keynote speakers, doctoral students and PIs, along with poster presentations.

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Brain Dynamics Seminar Series

  • - - - SUMMER BREAK - - -

  • 07.10. 08:50 - 18:00 Brain Dynamics Scientific Day
    Venue: The Felix Klein Lecture Hall at the Campus Augustusplatz on the 5th floor of the new Paulinum;

  • 14.10. 12:00 - tba




  • 24.08.2022 17:00 Guest talk organized by the Carl-Ludwig-Institute for Physiology:
    Prof. Daniel Gitler from Ben-Gurion University in Beersheba, Israel, will give a talk titled: „The synapsin E domain is crucial for the functional interaction between alpha-synuclein and the synapsins“. The talk will be held in the Seminarraum at the second floor of the Studienzentrum, Liebigstraße 27a.

  • 18.08.2022 15:15 Doctoral thesis defence at the Faculty of Life Sciences;

  • 02.08.2022 15:30 Guest talk organized by the Department of Neurology:
    Prof. Firas Mawase from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel, will talk about: „Neural control of finger dexterity“. The talk will be held at the Hörsaal Forschungsgebäude, Haus C (Zentrales Forschungsgebäude).

  • 21.07.2022 15:30 Doctoral thesis defence at the Faculty of Medicine;

  • 15.07.2022 11:30 CBS CoCoNUT talk organized by the MPI CBS:
    Ole Goltermann and Rena Bayramova from the Max Planck School of Cognition will continue the discussion about: “Explainable AI for higher cognitive functions”;

  • 14.07.2022 17:15 Doctoral thesis defence at the Faculty of Life Sciences;

  • 14.07.2022 13:00 Brain Dissection Seminar at the Institute of Anatomy;

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Graduate School members

We bring together more than 50 principal investigators and doctoral students from six faculties of the University Leipzig and three Max Planck Institutes in Leipzig.

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The Brain Dynamics Graduate School

Interdisciplinary training environment for young neuroscientists

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Forms and contacts

Supervision agreement, travel costs application, TAC report, etc.

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Dr. Saša Jovanovic

Dr. Saša Jovanovic

Scientific Coordinator

Talstraße 33, Room 332
04103 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-36740
Fax: +49 341 97-36749

Office hours
Montag - Freitag 09:00 - 12:00