Brain Dynamics


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Join our Graduate School and benefit from excellent interdisciplinary training environment.
Check out the available positions with the PIs of Brain Dynamics

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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 Seminar Series

Take part in our Seminar Series where Leipzig's leading principal investigators present their work and talk about their career paths. Every second Friday at 12:00.

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Brain Dynamics Seminar Series




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

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

  • 30.06.2022 15:30 Virtual Mind Meeting talk organized by the MPI CBS:
    Dr Helen Barron from the University of Oxford in UK will talk about: “Building and distorting cognitive maps in humans and mice”;

  • 30.06.2022 10:45 Dr. Thomas Riemensperger from the University of Cologne will give a talk titled: "You won't see them shiver but you can learn a lot: Modelling Parkinson's disease in Drosophila";

  • 23.06.2022 13:15 Prof. Dr. Stephane Perrey from ­EuroMov Digital Health in Motion, University of Montpellier, France will talk about:
    "Harnessing the power of neuroplasticity in sports performance";

  • 16.06.2022 15:15 Doctoral thesis defence at the Faculty of Life Sciences;

  • 10.06.2022 11:30 Online CoCoNUT talk organized by the MPI CBS: Gabriëlle Ras from the Donders Institute, Nijmegen will talk about: “An introduction to explainable deep learning”;

Read the latest scientific publications by the members of our Graduate School.


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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