Brain Dynamics Seminar Series

The Seminar Series takes place online, every second Friday at 12:00. It is envisaged to bring doctoral students, postdocs and PIs together and to facilitate the exchange of ideas within the scientific community.

enlarge the image: Im Vordergrund ist ein Mann von hinten zu sehen, der vor einem Rednerpult steht und einen Vortrag hält. Im unscharfen Hintergrund sitzen Zuschauer auf rot gepolsterten Stühlen.
Vortrag, Foto: Colourbox

Upcoming Seminars

Prof. Dr. Stefan Hallermann

Carl Ludwig Institute of Physiology, Medical Faculty, Leipzig

"tba"

Prof. Dr. Anja Widdig

Institute of Biology, Faculty of Life Sciences & Department of Human Behaviour, Ecology and Culture, MPI for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig

"The impact of realized relatedness on the evolution of primate sociality based on WGS data"
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Dr. Christian Simon

Carl Ludwig Institute of Physiology, Medical Faculty, Leipzig

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Past seminars

Prof. Dr. Gesa Hartwigsen

Cognitive and Biological Psychology, Wilhelm Wundt Institute, Leipzig University & Lise Meitner Research Group Cognition and Plasticity, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences (MPI CBS), Leipzig

"Short-term plasticity in neural networks for cognition – insights from healthy young, aging, and lesioned brains"
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Dr. Alexander Jais

Helmholtz Institute for Metabolic, Obesity and Vascular Research (HI-MAG) of the Helmholtz Zentrum München at the University of Leipzig and University Hospital Leipzig

"Prepronociceptin-expressing neurons induce overeating and mediate energy expenditure"
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Past seminars - 2022

Prof. Dr. Sebastian Grüneisen

Leipzig Research Center for Early Child Development, Faculty of Education, University Leipzig

"Coordinated decision-making in young children"
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PD Dr. Veronica Witte

Department of Neurology, MPI for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences; Cognitive Neurology, University Hospital, Leipzig

"Impact of obesity and diet on brain structure and function: a gut–brain–body crosstalk"
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Prof. Dr. Thomas Arendt

Paul Flechsig Institute of Brain Research, Medical Faculty, University Leipzig

"An evolutionary and developmental perspective on Alzheimer´s disease"
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Prof. Dr. Martin Bogdan

Department of Neuromorphic Information Processing, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, University Leipzig

"From artificial neural networks and machine learning to neuromorphic information processing: The next generation of AI?"
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Dr. Robert Fledrich

Institute of Anatomy, Medical Faculty, University Leipzig

"Metabolic implications of myelin repair"

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Prof. Dr. Tamara Tal

Department of Bioanalytical Ecotoxicology, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ), Leipzig

"Using zebrafish larvae to understand chemical phenotypes, mechanisms, and the microbiome"

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Prof. Dr. Christian Doeller

Department of Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig

"Structuring Experience in Cognitive Spaces"

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Prof. Dr. Andreas S. Thum

Department of Genetics, Faculty of Life Sciences, University Leipzig

"From structure to function: what we can learn from the connectome of the Drosophila larva"

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Prof. Dr. D. Phil. (Oxon) Tobias Langenhan

Rudolf Schönheimer Institute of Biochemistry, Medical Faculty, University Leipzig

"Molecular signalling at and across the synapse"

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PD Dr. Philipp Gunz
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Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig
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"What Neanderthals have to say about your brain"

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Prof. Dr. Ingo Bechmann
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Institute of Anatomy, Medical Faculty, University Leipzig
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"Microglia: Population control and aging"

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Prof. Dr. Ruth Stassart

Remyelination and Nerve Repair, Paul Flechsig Institute of Neuropathology, University Hospital Leipzig

"Repair strategies in diseases of the peripheral nervous system"

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Prof. Dr. Katja Liebal

Human Biology & Primate Cognition, Faculty of Life Sciences, University Leipzig

"The value of a comparative approach to understand human cognition and behavior"

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Latest News

Latest News

Congratulations to Dr. Ole Bialas

The first doctoral student enrolled in Brain Dynamics Graduate School successfully defended his PhD thesis

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BMBF funds LINC project

Prof. Dr. Ruth Stassart and Dr. Robert Fledrich from the Medical Faculty to receive funding from the Federal Ministry of Education as part of the 'Lipid Immune Neuropathy Consortium' (LINC)

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ERC Starting Grant

Dr Zohreh Hosseinzadeh and the Paul Flechsig Institute – Centre for Neuropathology and Brain Research to receive funds for the research on the treatment of retinal diseases

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Brain Dynamics Scientific Day

Inaugural scientific meeting organized by the Brain Dynamics Graduate School held on October 7th

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TAC experiences

Doctoral students talk about the advantages of having a Thesis Advisory Committee (TAC)

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RAL Skills Development 2022/23

Research Academy Leipzig's workshop programme for doctoral researchers and postdocs at University Leipzig started in October

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ERC Starting Grant

ERC Starting Grant for Dr Stassart and the Department of Neuropathology at Leipzig University Hospital

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ERC Consolidator Grant

ERC Consolidator Grant for Prof. Hallermann and Carl Ludwig Institute for Physiology

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Prof. Joseph Claßen

... joins the board of the German Parkinson Society

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Upcoming and past events

Yee Lee Shing

13.02. 16:00 Online "Memory and predictive processing across the lifespan"

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Christine Stadelmann-Nessler

08.02. 17:00 Meeting room "Justus von Liebig", University Hospital "Mechanismen der Krankheitsprogression bei Erkrankungen der weißen Substanz"

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Thorsten Steiner

25.01. 17:00 Meeting room "Justus von Liebig", University Hospital „Intrazerebrale Blutung: Leitlinien und aktuelle Entwicklungen“

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Drew Linsley

16.12. 16:00 online “Harmonizing the object recognition strategies of deep neural networks with humans”

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Erdem Güresir

14.12. 17:00 - University Hospital, House 4: Meeting room Justus von Liebig „Neurochirurgie – Aktuelles in Klinik und Forschung“

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Yael Niv

12.12. 15:30 via Zoom “Latent causes, prediction errors, and the organization of memory"

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Tobias Sommer

07.12. 14:00 - Wilhelm Wundt Room (A400), MPI CBS "The assimilation of novel information into schemata and its efficient consolidation"

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  • 16.03.2023 15:30 Faculty of Medicine
  • Claudia Predel
    "Funktionelle Neuroplastizität im primären somatosensorischen Kortex durch Erlernen neuer motorischer Fertigkeiten – Ein Vergleich zwischen jungen und alten Erwachsenen mittels somatosensibler evozierter Potentiale"
  • Konstantin Volker Hierl
    "Vergleichende 3D-kephalometrische Untersuchungen an Gesichtsschädeln von Patienten mit und ohne endokrine Orbitopathie"
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  • Emma Theresa Spielvogel
    Erhöhte Fibronektin- und Kollagen IV-Immunreaktivität nach zerebraler Ischämie in Maus, Ratte, Schaf und Mensch
  • ­Anton Meinicke
    Surfactant-Protein-G und die Alzheimersche Erkrankung: Lokalisation im Vorderhirn, hippokampale Ablagerungen und zerebrale Konzentrationen im Altersgang von 3xTg- und Wildtyp-Mäusen
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  • 09.02.2022 15:30 Faculty of Medicine
  • Rachel Gail Zsido
    "Ovarian hormones shape brain structure, function, and chemistry: A neuropsychiatric framework for female brain health"
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  • 03.02.2023 13:00 Faculty of Life Sciences
  • Philip Marius Ruthig
    "Lateral Specializations of Microanatomy in the mammalian Auditory Cortex"
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Scientific publications

Key publications by each research group and latest publications by the members of Brain Dynamics

Key publications by each research group

Latest publications by the members of Brain Dynamics

Further reading

RAL News Portal

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Leipzig University Medicine News (in German)

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Faculty of Life Sciences News

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RAL Workshops

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Leipzig University News Portal

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Contact

Dr. Saša Jovanovic

Scientific Coordinator

Institutsgebäude
Talstraße 33, Room 332
04103 Leipzig

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

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