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5 Dec 2019

Traffic lights for perception

caesar scientists of the “In Silico Brain Sciences” group discovered how information in the brain is relayed.

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29 Nov 2019

Jason Kerr appointed professor for „Behavior and Brain Organization”

The appointment further fortifies the partnership between research center caesar and the University of Bonn.

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1 Oct 2019

How does the brain coordinate behavior? New research group at caesar

The group „Neural Information Flow“ (led by Dr. Monika Scholz) utilizes the nematode C. elegans, to understand fundamental principles of information transfer within neuronal networks.

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9 Jul 2019

Students explore the world of neuroscience

Neuroscience for schools - the caesar public lab offers workshops for high school secondary level I and II

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21 May 2019

A light sensor that deactivates neurons

Dr. Reinhard Seifert from research center caesar (Bonn) developed a new tool, jointly with other researchers from all over Germany. The tool is able to deactivate a single neuron with a ray of blue light. A paper about the discovery of this tool was recently published in the scientific journal Nature Communications.

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1 Apr 2019

GBA2 in the nervous system: lipids and gait imbalance are intertwined

A collaborative study of scientists from the Institute of Innate Immunity, research center caesar, and DZNE sheds light on the molecular mechanism underlying ataxia and spasticity in patients with mutations in a key enzyme of the glycosphingolipid metabolism.

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9 Apr 2018

Tiny nanomachine successfully completes test drive

Together with colleagues from the USA, scientists from the University of Bonn and the research institute caesar in Bonn have used nanostructures to construct a tiny machine that constitutes a rotatory motor and can move in a specific direction. The researchers used circular structures from DNA. The results will now be presented in the journal “Nature Nanotechnology”.

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5 Feb 2018

7th international caesar conference: “Missing links in neuroscience: Bridging scales in theory and experiment”

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10 Nov 2017

Sperm navigate by playing chords

For navigation, sperm use musical tricks. Similar to a guitar string, sperm beat their tail with two different frequencies or “notes”.

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10 Oct 2017

Dr. Christian Schiffer is awarded the Klaus-Tschira-Prize 2017 in Biology

The article of Christian Schiffer has been published in a magazine of DIE ZEIT from October 5th.

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