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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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In the lecture hall of the Paul Flechsig Institute - every second Friday at noon

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Brain Dynamics Seminar Series

  • 01.03. Dr Nicole Scholz - Cancelled
    Rudolf Schönheimer Institute of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University Leipzig
    "Adhesion GPCR-mediated signaling across cells"

  • 15.03. 12:00 Dr Falk Eippert
    Max Planck Research Group Pain Perception, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig
    "Non-invasive approaches to study human spinal cord function"

  • 12.04. 12:00 Prof Dr Robert Kittel

    Department of Animal Physiology, Faculty of Life Sciences, University Leipzig
    "In search of active zone engrams"

  • 26.04. 12:00 Prof Dr Stefan Schmukle
    Wilhelm Wundt Institute for Psychology, Faculty of Life Sciences, University Leipzig
    "tba"

  • 17.05. 12:00 Dr Lars Meyer
    MPRG Language Cycles, MPI for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig & Clinic for Phoniatrics and Pedaudiology, University Hospital Münster
    "tba"

  • 31.05. 12:00 PD Dr Markus Schwab
    Paul Flechsig Institute of Neuropathology, University Hospital Leipzig
    "tba"

  • 14.06. 12:00 Prof Dr Dorothee Saur
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Leipzig
    "tba"

NEWS

 

 

  • 13.03.2024 10:30 Guest lecture organized by the MPI CBS - Dr Christoph Aigner from the Department of Biomedical Magnetic Resonance at the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt in Berlin will give a talk titled "Exploring the Human Heart and Spinal Cord at 7T: Navigating Challenges, Embracing Opportunities";
  • 06.03.2024 17:00 Leipzig School of Psychosocial Health - Prof Dr Steffi Riedel-Heller, MPH from the Institute of Social Medicine, Occupational Health and Public Health at the Faculty of Medicine will give a talk titled “Ist Arbeit gesund?”;
  • 01.03.2024 12:00 Brain Dynamics Seminar Series - Dr Nicole Scholz from the Rudolf Schönheimer Institute of Biochemistry at the Faculty of Medicine, University Leipzig will talk about "Adhesion GPCR-mediated signaling across cells";
  • 09.02.2024 13:00 Cognitive Neurology Lecture - Dr Marvin Petersen from the Department of Neurology, Head and Neurocenter at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf will give a talk titled "Brain imaging and neuropsychological assessment of individuals recovered from a mild to moderate SARS-CoV-2 infection: Insights from the Hamburg City Health Study Covid Programme";
  • 01.02.2024 17:00 BILL Seminar Series - Prof Dr Carmen Nussbaum-Krammer from the Department of Anatomy II - Neuroanatomy at LMU Munich will give a talk titled “Prion-Like Spreading of Protein Misfolding in Neurodegenerative Diseases: From the Ambivalent Role of Molecular Chaperones to other Cellular Mechanisms”;
  • 30.01.2024 17:00 Klinisch-Neurowissenschaftliches Kolloquium - Prof David Y. Hwang, MD​ from the Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA will give a talk titled „Outcome Prognostication for Intracerebral Hemorrhage Patients: Guidelines and Future Directions“;
  • 25.01.2024 14:00 Guest lecture organized by the MPI CBS - Dr Marisa Nordt from the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychosomatics and Psychotherapy of the RWTH Aachen will talk about "Cortical recycling in high-level visual cortex during childhood development";
  • 24.01.2024 17:00 Klinisch-Neurowissenschaftliches Kolloquium - Dr Nicolai Franzmeier​ from the Institute for Stroke and Dementia Research at the University Hospital of LMU Munich will give a talk titled „Mechanismen der Tau-Ausbreitung bei Alzheimer und primären Tauopathien“;
  • 19.01.2024 12:00 Brain Dynamics Seminar Series - Dr Bilal Sheikh from the Helmholtz Institute for Metabolic, Obesity and Vascular Research (Hl-MAG) of the Helmholtz Zentrum München at the University of Leipzig and University Hospital Leipzig will give a talk titled "Dissecting neurovascular function in health and disease".

Latest publications by our doctoral candidates:

  • Gundlach C, Wehle S, Müller MM.
    Early sensory gain control is dominated by obligatory and global feature-based attention in top-down shifts of combined spatial and feature-based attention.
    Cereb Cortex. 2023 Sep; 33(19): 10286-10302.

  • Seufert F, Chung YK, Hildebrand PW, Langenhan T.
    7TM domain structures of adhesion GPCRs: what's new and what's missing?
    Trends Biochem Sci. 2023 Aug; 48(8): 726-739.

  • Schäffner E, Bosch-Queralt M, Edgar JM, Lehning M, Strauß J, Fleischer N, Kungl T, Wieghofer P, Berghoff SA, Reinert T, Krueger M, Morawski M, Möbius W, Barrantes-Freer A, Stieler J, Sun T, Saher G, Schwab MH, Wrede C, Frosch M, Prinz M, Reich DS, Flügel A, Stadelmann C, Fledrich R, Nave KA, Stassart RM.
    Myelin insulation as a risk factor for axonal degeneration in autoimmune demyelinating disease.
    Nat Neurosci. 2023 Jul; 26(7): 1218-1228.

  • Wender M, Bornschein G, Brachtendorf S, Hallermann S, Eilers J, Schmidt H.
    Cav2.2 channels sustain vesicle recruitment at a mature glutamatergic synapse.
    J Neurosci. 2023 Apr; JN-RM-1279-22.

  • Kong L, Hassinan CW, Gerstner F, Buettner JM, Petigrow JB, Valdivia DO, Chan-Cortés MH, Mistri A, Cao A, McGaugh SA, Denton M, Brown S, Ross J, Schwab MH, Simon CM, Sumner CJ.
    Boosting neuregulin 1 type-III expression hastens SMA motor axon maturation.
    Acta Neuropathol Commun. 2023 Mar; 11(1): 53.

  • Anglada-Tort M, Harrison PMC, Lee H, Jacoby N.
    Large-scale iterated singing experiments reveal oral transmission mechanisms underlying music evolution.
    Curr Biol. 2023 Mar; S0960-9822(23)00243-9.

  • Scholz N, Dahse AK, Kemkemer M, Bormann A, Auger GM, Vieira Contreras F, Ernst LF, Staake H, Körner MB, Buhlan M, Meyer-Mölck A, Chung YK, Blanco-Redondo B, Klose F, Jarboui MA, Ljaschenko D, Bigl M, Langenhan T.
    Molecular sensing of mechano- and ligand-dependent adhesion GPCR dissociation.
    Nature. 2023 Mar.

  • Streit M, Hemberger M, Häfner S, Knote F, Langenhan T, Beliu G.
    Optimized genetic code expansion technology for time-dependent induction of adhesion GPCR-ligand engagement.
    Protein Sci. 2023 Mar; e4614.

  • Steinke S, Kirmann T, Loi EA, Nerlich J, Weichard I, Kuhn P, Bullmann T, Ritzau-Jost A,
    Rizalar FS, Prüss H, Haucke V, Geis C, Hust M, Hallermann S.
    NMDA-receptor-Fc-fusion constructs neutralize anti-NMDA receptor antibodies.
    Brain. 2023 Mar; awac497.

  • Schulz A, Richter F, Richter A.
    In vivo optogenetic inhibition of striatal parvalbumin-reactive interneurons induced genotype-specific changes in neuronal activity without dystonic signs in male DYT1 knock-in mice.
    J Neurosci Res. 2023 Apr; 101(4): 448-463.

  • Hennlein L, Ghanawi H, Gerstner F, Palominos García E, Yildirim E, Saal-Bauernschubert L, Moradi M, Deng C, Klein T, Appenzeller S, Sauer M, Briese M, Simon C, Sendtner M, Jablonka S.
    Plastin 3 rescues cell surface translocation and activation of TrkB in spinal muscular atrophy.
    J Cell Biol. 2023 Mar; 222(3): e202204113.

  • Schlensog-Schuster F, Keil J, Von Klitzing K, Gniewosz G, Schulz CC, Schlesier-Michel A, Mayer S, Stadelmann S, Döhnert M, Klein AM, Sierau S, Manly JT, Sheridan MA, White LO.
    From Maltreatment to Psychiatric Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence: The Relevance of Emotional Maltreatment.
    Child Maltreat. 2022 Nov; 10775595221134248.

  • Klein CC, Berger P, Goucha T, Friederici AD, Grosse Wiesmann C.
    Children's syntax is supported by the maturation of BA44 at 4 years, but of the posterior STS at 3 years of age.
    Cereb Cortex. 2022 Nov; bhac430.

  • Buettner JM, Sowoidnich L, Gerstner F, Blanco-Redondo B, Hallermann S, Simon CM.
    p53-dependent c-Fos expression is a marker but not executor for motor neuron death in spinal muscular atrophy mouse models.
    Front Cell Neurosci. 2022 Nov; 16: 1038276.

  • Perl S, Lüttig A, Köhling R, Richter A.
    Deep brain stimulation in animal models of dystonia.
    Neurobiol Dis. 2022 Oct; 175: 105912.

  • Bluhm A, Schrempel S, Moceri S, Stieler J, Feja M, Schilling S, Schulze A, von Hörsten S, Hartlage-Rübsamen M, Richter F, Roßner S.
    Alpha synuclein processing by MMP-3 - implications for synucleinopathies.
    Behav Brain Res. 2022 Sep; 434: 114020.

  • Becker S, Schulz A, Kreyer S, Dreßler J, Richter A, Helmschrodt C.
    Sensitive and simultaneous quantification of 16 neurotransmitters and metabolites in murine microdialysate by fast liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry.
    Talanta. 2022 Sep; 253: 123965.

  • Buettner JM, Kirmann T, Mentis GZ, Hallermann S, Simon CM.
    Laser microscopy acquisition and analysis of premotor synapses in the murine spinal cord.
    STAR Protoc. 2022 Mar; 3(1): 101236.

  • Ruthig P, Schönwiesner M.
    Common principles in the lateralization of auditory cortex structure and function for vocal communication in primates and rodents.
    Eur J Neurosci. 2022 Feb; 55(3): 827-845.

  • Schulz CC, von Klitzing K, Deserno L, Sheridan MA, Crowley MJ, Schoett MJS, Hoffmann F, Villringer A, Vrtička P, White LO.
    Emotional maltreatment and neglect impact neural activation upon exclusion in early and mid-adolescence: An event-related fMRI study.
    Dev Psychopathol. 2022 Feb: 1-13.

  • Braga A, Schönwiesner M.
    Neural Substrates and Models of Omission Responses and Predictive Processes.
    Front Neural Circuits. 2022 Feb; 16: 799581.

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Dr. Saša Jovanovic

Scientific Coordinator

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