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Rigorosum: Dr. Claudia Granbichler

 

Datum / Uhrzeit: 25.09.2012/ Uhr 10.00

Ort: Bibliothek, FKK, 8. Stock

Vorsitz: Univ.-Prof. Dr.rer.nat Georg Dechant

1. Prüfer/in: ao.Univ.-Prof. Mag.Dr.phil. Margarete Delazer

2. Prüfer/in: Univ.-Prof. Mag.pharm. Dr. Günther Sperk

     


Guest lecture:  Rüdiger Klein

[8 April 2011 • Christine Bandtlow]  Prof. Dr. Rüdiger Klein will give a seminar entitled "You have Arrived!  How Axons Navigate the Brain."  He is head of the Dept. of Mol. and Cell. Neurobiology at the MPI of Neurobiology/Munich and member of the IMPRS-LS.  His research activities focus on neuron-glia communication, synaptic plasticity and Parkinson with major emphasis on the roles of neurotrophins and Eph/ephrin signaling for neural and vascular development. Time/location:  11th April 2011, 4:30pm, lecture hall of the MZA, Anichstraße 35.

 

      

Guest Lecture:  Dr. Sandrine Geranton

[31 March 2011 • Serena Quarta]  Dr. Sandrine Geranton, Dept. of Cell and Developmental Biology, University College London, will deliver a guest lecture on "Epigenetics and Pain" on April 5th, 2011, at 4:30 pm s.t.  Location:  SR 3, MZA-Building, basement.

   

PhD Thesis Defense:  Camilla Benetti

[25 March 2011 • Michaela Kress]  Camilla Benetti will defend her PhD thesis on Friday, April 1st, 2011 at 11:00 am.  Location:  Dept. of Physiology, HS 4. Title of the thesis: "Significance of Sphingosine-1-phosphate in the generation of pain and hypersensitivity to noxious stimuli in the mouse." 

 

    

Guest lecture: Lüder Deecke

[21 March 2011 • Christine Bandtlow]  Prof. Dr. Lüder Deecke, Dept. of Clinical Neurology, Medical University Vienna & Vienna General Hospital, will deliver a guest lecture on March 23rd, 2011, at 6:00 pm s.t.  Location: Dekanatssitzungssaal (Karl-Rahner-Platz 1, 1. Stock).

» Invitation

   

Guest Lecture: Elizabeth Bradbury

[17 March 2011 • Sarah Borrie]  Professor Elizabeth Bradbury, Wolfson Center for Age-Related Diseases, King's College London, will deliver a guest lecture in the lecture hall of the MZA-Building on March 22nd, at 5:00 pm s.t.  The title of the lecture will be: "Beyond the glial scar: effects of extracellular matrix modification on promoting regeneration, plasticity and neuroprotection following spinal cord injury."

   

Guest Lecture: Hugh Perry

[1 March 2011 • Christine Bandtlow]  Professor Hugh Perry, School of Biological Sciences, University of Southampton, will deliver a guest lecture in the lecture hall of the MZA-Building on March 2nd at 5:00 pm.  The title of the lecture will be "The impact of systemic inflammation on the diseased brain."

   

PhD Thesis Defense: Dipl.-Biol. Bernhard Loy

[28 Feb 2011 • Georg Dechant]  The first PhD Thesis Defense within the Doctoral College "Signal Processing in Neurons" (SPIN) will take place on Friday, March 4th, 2011, at 1:00 pm.  Location: FKK-Seminar room G8.  Title:  "Molecular mechanisms orchestrating trans-differentiation of postmitotic neurons."

   

Neuroscience Day 2011 - Call for Poster Abstracts

[25 Feb 2011 • Georg Dechant]   The Schwerpunkt Neurowissenschaften Innsbruck will host its 3rd Neuroscience Day at Tiroler Bildungsinstitut Grillhof in Innsbruck-Vill on Friday, May 20th, 2011.

» Call for Poster Abstracts

   

SNI Seminar Series SS 2011

[25 Feb 2011 • Christine Bandtlow]  The program of the SNI Seminar Series is now available.

» SNI Seminar Series SS 2011

   

Guest Lecture: Prof. Dr. Plesnila

[4 Feb 2011 • Georg Dechant]  Professor Nikolaus Plesnila, Chair of Neurodegeneration, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI), will deliver a guest lecture in the lecture hall of the MZA-Building on February 15th at 5:00 pm s.t.  The title of the lecture will be "Pathophysiologie des sekundären Hirnschadens."

   

12th Annual Meeting of ANA & Otto Loewi Award 2011

[3 Feb 2011 • Michaela Kress]  The 12th Annual ANA Meeting and Otto Loewi Award 2011 will take place from Sep 19-21, 2011, at the Congress Center Alpbach in Tyrol.

» Preliminary Program of ANA Meeting • Website of ANA Meeting
» Information on Otto Loewi Award

   

Guest Lecture: Dr. Chichung Lie

[24 Jan 2011 • Christine Bandtlow]  Dr. Chichung Lie from the Helmholtz Center Munich will give a presentation on "Molecular control of adult neurogenesis" on January 25th, 2011, at 5:15pm, location: lecture hall, MZA, Anichstrasse 35.

   

PhD Thesis Defense:  Mag.rer.nat. Verena Wörter

[18 Jan 2011 • Christine Bandtlow]  Mag. Wörter will defend her PhD thesis on January 27, 2011, at 10:00AM.  Location: HS 1, Fritz-Pregl-Str. 3.  Title of the thesis: "The Myelin-associated glycoprotein." 

   

Guest Lecture: Prof. Anthony Dickenson

[11 Jan 2011 • Philipp Malsch]  Prof. Dickenson from the Dept. of Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology at UCL, will give a talk on "What the brain tells the spinal cord - descending controls and pain" on January 18th, 2011, at 5:15pm in the HS 3, Fritz-Pregl-Str. 3.

   

PhD Thesis Defense: Mag.rer.nat. Viktoria Gredler

[14 Dec 2010 • Georg Dechant]  Viktoria Gredler will defend her thesis on December 21, 2010, at 11:00 AM, in the seminar room of the Dept. of Neurology, FKK 8th floor.  Title of her thesis: "The effect of human myelin on monocyte-derived macrophages and monocyte-derived dendritic cells."

   

Guest Lecture: Prof. Dr. Annamaria Vezzani

[9 Dec 2010 • Christine Bandtlow]  Prof. Vezzani, from the Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milano/Italy, will give a lecture on the "Role of inflammation and Toll-like receptor 4 in epilepsy."  Time and location: Friday, December 17th, 2010, at 11:00 AM, in the seminar room of the Institute of Pharmacology, Peter-Mayr-Str. 1a.

» Invitation

   

PhD Thesis Defense: Dipl.-Biol. Celine Ullrich

[7 Dec 2010 • Georg Dechant] Celine Ullrich will defend her thesis on Dec. 14, 2010, at 9:30 AM, in the lecuter hall/Psychiatry.  Title of her thesis: "Degeneration of cholingergic neurons in the brain: special focus on the effects of cholesterol in vitro and in vivo."

 

   

Prof. Dr. Werner Poewe: Recent advances in PD research

[2 Dec 2010 • Christine Bandtlow]  Prof. Dr. Werner Poewe will give a presentation on "Recent advances in PD research" on Dec. 7th, 2010 within the SPIN Seminar Series.  Time and place: 5:15 PM, Fritz-Pregl-Str. 3, Lecture Hall 3.

   

PostDoc Position: Computational Neuroscience Lab - Univ. of Freiburg

[12 Nov 2010 • Georg Dechant]  A PostDoc-Position is available for PhD students who are in their last year in the lab of Prof. Rotter at the University of Freiburg.

» Position Announcement

   

Guest Lecture: Prof. Luis Martinez-Millan

[8 Nov 2010 • Lars Klimaschewski]  Prof. Luis Martinez-Millan (Dept. of Neuroscience, Univ. of Bilbao, Spain) will give a guest lecture on the subject "Cross-modal plasticity in sensory systems of the young and adult central nervous systems" within the framework of the "Hirnforschungsseminare."  Time and place:  Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010, at 5:15 pm.  Pharmacology Library, Peter-Mayr-Str. 1.

» Abstract of Presentation

   

Einladung zum Gastvortrag: Professor William A. Catterall, PhD

[4 Nov 2010 • Bernhard Flucher]  Anlässlich der Verleihung des I. & H. Wachterpreises wird Prof. William A. Catterall einen Gastvortrag zum Thema "Voltage-Gated Sodium Channels: Structure, Function, and Molecular Pharmacology" halten.  Zeit und Ort: 26.11.2010, 14.30 Uhr, HS Peter-Mayr-Str. 1.

» Einladung Programm Festakt 2010Einladung mit AbstractPlakat • Wachter Symposium

   

PhD Thesis Defense: Harikishore Sreepathi, MSc.

[14 Oct 2010 • Georg Dechant]  Harikishore Sreepathi will defend his thesis on Thursday, October 21, 2010, at 10:00am in the seminar room of the Dept. of Pharmacology, Peter-Mayr-Str. 1a.  PhD thesis title: "The principles of connectivity and synaptology of the basolateral amygdaloid complex."  The thesis supervisor is Univ.-Prof. Dr. Francesco Ferraguti.

   

PhD Thesis Defense: Dr. Giorgi Kuchukhidze

[13 Oct 2010 • Georg Dechant]  Dr. Kuchukhidze will defend his thesis on Wednesday, October 20, 2010, at 1:00pm in HS 2 of the FKK.  PhD thesis title: "Functional Integrity of Malformations of Cortical Development: an fMRI Study."  The thesis supervisor is Univ.-Prof. Dr. Eugen Trinka.

   

SPIN PhD Position Announcement

[7 Oct 2010 • Georg Dechant]  The PhD Program/Doktoratskolleg "Signal Processing in Neurons" (SPIN) announces the availability of 12 PhD positions.  The application deadline is October 24th, 2010.  For further details please see our flyer:

» SPIN PhD Position Announcement

   

Guest lecture by PD Dr. Paul Lingor

[27 Sep 2010 • Christine Bandtlow] Dr. Paul Lingor from the Dept. of Neurology, Univ. of Göttingen, will give a talk on Oct 14, 2010 on "Mechanisms of axon de- and regeneration in the CNS."

» Invitation 
» Lingor 2008 BrainPlanchamp 2008 BrainKnöferle 2010 PNAS

   

Seminar Series: WS 2010/2011

[27 Sep 2010 • Christine Bandtlow]  We are forwarding the lecture series schedule of the Comprehensive Neuroscience Center Innsbruck (formerly SNI):

» Lecture Series Flyer

   

Courses & Seminars: WS 2010/2011

[27 Sep 2010 • Georg Dechant]  The list of the course offerings (winter semester 2010/2011) is now available on the i-med.inside and on the following web page (please check back again regularly to see updates and additions):

» Courses & Seminars WS 2010/2011

   

2nd Lifescience Meeting

[16 Sep 2010 • Christine Bandtlow]  We are forwarding the final program of the 2nd Lifescience Meeting, which will take place at Congress Park Igls from Sept 24-25, 2010.

» 2nd Lifescience Meeting: Final Program

   

PhD Meeting 2010: Call for Abstracts

[15 Sep 2010 • Georg Dechant] The 6th Meeting of Doctoral Students will take place on Nov 24, 2010.  Deadline for abstract submission: Oct. 29, 2010. 

» Call for Abstracts

   

DissertantIn für Demenzproject gesucht

[19 Aug 2010 • Thomas Benke]  Für ein Demenzprojekt wird ein/e DissertantIn (Medizin oder Psychologie) gesucht. Dauer: 3 Jahre. Themenschwerpunkt: Erfassung kognitiver und elektrophysiologischer Leistungen bei der Alzheimer-Erkrankung.  Vorwissen im Bereich Demenzdiagnose und -behandlung erwünscht.  Mitarbeit in der Gedächtnissprechstunde der Klinik für Neurologie.  Rückfragen unter: thomas.benke@i-med.ac.at.



Lecture Series on Neuroethics

[19 Aug 2010 • Christine Bandtlow]  Please be informed about a forthcoming lecture series on bioethics and neuroethics, organized by Prof. Werner-Felmayer in collaboration with the LFUI.  Lectures on neuroethics will take place in January 2011.  The lecture series is free of charge and students of Innsbruck Medical University will earn credits for it.

» Lecture Series on Bioethics and Neuroethics - Winter term 2010/2011

   

Neuroscience Day Poster Prize Winner: Dilip Verma, MSc.

[22 July 2010 • Georg Dechant]  The PhD student Dilip Verma (Institute of Pharmacology) received a poster prize for his poster "The role of neuropeptide Y in fear conditioning and extinction," which was presented at the recent Neuroscience Day (June 16, 2010).

» Poster Abstract

   
      

Neuroscience Day Poster Prize Winner: Levent Kaya, MSc.

[22 July 2010 • Georg Dechant]  Levent Kaya is a PhD student within the DK SPIN and works at the Division of Neurobiochemistry.  He received a prize for the poster "Interaction partners and signaling of Nogo."

» Poster Abstract

    
   

Neuroscience Day Poster Prize Winner: Dr.med.univ. Regina Irschick

[22 July 2010 • Georg Dechant]  Regina Irschick is a post-doc at the Division of Neuroanatomy.  She received her poster prize for the poster "Receptor tyrosine kinase trafficking in human glioma cells."

» Poster Abstract

        

Änderung des Studienplans für das Doktoratsstudium der medizinischen Wissenschaft (Doctor of Philosophy / PhD)

[1 July 2010 • Markus Reindl] Im Mitteilungsblatt vom 30.06.2010 wurde eine Änderung des Studienplans für das Doktoratsstudium der Medizinischen Wissenschaft veröffentlicht.  Die Änderungen betreffen v.a. die Anrechnung von Lehrveranstaltungen/Vorträgen, die Begutachtung der PhD Arbeit und das Rigorosum.

» Studienplan PhD 06/2010

   

Guest lecture by Prof. Dr. Magdalena Götz

[29 June 2010 • Anupam Sah] Prof. Dr. Magdalena Götz will talk about "Glial cells generate neurons: molecular and cellular mechanisms of neurogenesis in the adult brain" on Wednesday, June 30th, at 5:15 pm. Location: SR 3/Basement (MZA-Building).

» Invitation

   

Guest lecture by Dr. Luc Denoroy - Cancelled!

[23 June 2010 • Nicolas Singewald]  We warmly invite you to a lecture by Dr. Luc Denoroy (Université Claude Bernard Lyon) on "Separation micro-techniques for monitoring brain neurotransmitters by high temporal resolution microdialysis."  When: Friday, June 25th, 2010, at 9:00am.  Where: Seminarroom Pharmacology, Peter-Mayr.-Str. 1.

» Invitation

   

          

Joint SNI/SFB Seminar: Reinhard Jahn

[22 June 2010 • Christine Bandtlow] We are pleased to announce a guest lecture by Prof. Reinhard Jahn on "Exocytosis of synaptic vesicles in neurons."  Time and place: June 24, 2010, at 5:15 pm.  MZA-SR 3, Anichstr. 35.

» Invitation

Guest lecture by Prof. Dr. Johannes Berger

[07 June 2010 • Ernst R. Werner] On Monday, June 14th, at 5:00pm, Prof. Dr. Johannes Berger, from the Zentrum für Hirnforschung/Vienna Medical University, will talk about "Peroxisomes in Health and Disease" during the Biochemical Colloquium.  Contact: Prof. Dr. Ernst R. Werner, ernst.r.werner@i-med.ac.at.

» Invitation

   

Neuroscience Day 2010

[7 June 2010 • Georg Dechant] The SNI will host a Neuroscience Day on June 16th, 2010. Venue: Congresspark Igls. We look forward to welcoming you there!

» Final Program

   

Ad-Hoc Seminar

[27 May 2010 • Christine Bandtlow] Professor Victor Tarabykin, who is a Heisenberg Professor of Cellular Neurobiology at Charité, Universitätsmedizin Berlin, will give a talk on May 27th, at 5:00 pm, in the lecture hall 3, Fritz-Pregl-Straße.

» Announcement

   

Dissertationen zu Vergeben

[6 April 2010 • Thomas Benke] Es sind Dissertationen im Bereich Demenzfrüherkennung zu vergeben. Dazu werden graduierte MedizinerInnen und PsychologInnen gesucht. Bitte um rasche Rückmeldung bis zum 15.04.2010 an Herrn a. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Thomas Benke, Klinik für Neurologie: thomas.benke@i-med.ac.at

   

Guest lecture: Dr. Bernd Fakler

[25 March 2010 • Hans-Günther Knaus] May we remind you that Dr. Bernd Fakler will give a talk today, at 5:15 p.m., in the lecture hall of the Institute of Pharmacy,
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology (Peter-Mayr-Str. 1a).

» Announcement

   

SPIN SNI Lecture Series: Lecture Schedule SS 2010

[23 March 2010 • Christine Bandtlow] We are forwarding the schedule of the SPIN SNI Lecture Series 2010.

» SPIN SNI Lecture Series SS 2010

 

   

SPIN SNI Lecture Series: Markus Höltje

[8 March 2010 • Maria Auer] We are pleased to announce that Markus Höltje, Charité Berlin, will give a talk tomorrow, March 9, 2010, on the topic "Clostridial C3 proteins: tools to foster regeneration from CNS injuries." Time and place: 5:15 p.m., Fritz-Pregl-Str. 3, Lecture Hall 2.

» Invitation

   

Neuroscience Thesis Defense

[23 Feb 2010 • Georg Dechant] Mag. Daniela Seiwald will defend her PhD thesis on "Studies on Delcarative Memory and Medial Temporal Lobe Function using Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging" on February 26, 2010. Time and place: 10:00 a.m.; Department of Neurology, SR 8th floor (Neuro/Häma).

   

FENS-IBRO Partially Supported School

[29 Jan 2010 • Georg Dechant] The FENS Office has announced the opening of students' online applications for the FENS-IBRO Partially Supported School "Visual Neuroscience: from spikes to awareness." It will be held in Germany, from Aug 29-Sept 10, 2010. Deadline for applications: March 31, 2010. To apply, please click here.

» FENS-IBRO European Neuroscience Schools Programme

   

12th International Neuroscience Winter Conference

[21 Jan 2010 • Alois Saria] The 12th International Neuroscience Winter Conference will take place at the Central Hotel Sölden from April 6-10, 2010. The deadline for poster abstracts is February 18, 2010.

» Information and registration: INWC website

   

Neuroscience Thesis Defense

[19 Jan 2010 • Georg Dechant] Dr. med. univ. Alban Millonig will defend his PhD thesis on "Biological Effects of Neutralizing Antibodies in Multiple Sclerosis" on January 26, 2010, at 10:30 a.m. Place: seminar room, Dept. of Neurology, FKK-Building, 8th floor.

   

XXIII. International Winter Meeting of the Swiss Society of Neuropathology

[18 Jan 2010 • Georg Dechant] We are forwarding the meeting program of the XXXIII. International Winter Meeting of the Swiss Society of Neuropathology on "Growth and Death in the Nervous System," to be held in St. Moritz, from March 18-21, 2010. To register for the meeting and to reserve a room, please visit the conference website. Deadline for room reservation: Jan 25, 2010.

   

Neuroscience Day 2010: Mark Your Calendars!

[12 Jan 2010 • Georg Dechant] The SNI will host a Neuroscience Day again on Wednesday, June 16, 2010. As last year, it will take place at the Congress Park Igls. This day-long event includes a keynote lecture, presentations by PhD students and a poster session. We look forward to your participation.

   

Gerd Kempermann: Genes and environment in the control of adult neurogenesis

[12 Jan 2010 • Anupam Sah] We are pleased to inform you that Prof. Gerd Kempermann (Center for Regenerative Therapies, Dresden) will talk about "Genes and environment in the control of adult neurogenesis" at the upcoming SNI Seminar next Tuesday, on Jan 19, 2010, at 5:15pm. Place: Lecture hall MZA-Building, ground floor). Guests from all programs are welcome.

   

Guest lecture by Prof. Dr. Steffen Hering

[11 Dec 2009 • Christoph Schwarzer] Next Tuesday, on Dec 15, 2009, Prof. Dr. Steffen Hering from the University of Vienna will give a presentation on "Subunit-specific modulation of GABA-A receptors by benzodiazepines and natural products." Time and place: 5:15 pm, Dept. of Pharmacology, seminar room. Guests from all programs are welcome.

» Invitation

   

NENS Newsletter and Call for Application

[11 Dec 2009 • Georg Dechant] We are forwarding the NENS Newsletter for December 2009 and a new call for application for NENS stiplends. Deadline: February 26th, 2010.

» Newsletter December 2010
» Poster Stipends CallApplication formTips for submission

   

Tobias Bonhoeffer: How Experience Changes the Circuitry of the Brain

[22 Oct 2009 • Bernhard Loy] The renowned neurobiologist Tobias Bonhoeffer, Director of the Dept. of Cellular and Systems Neurobiology at the MPI of Neurobiology, will present an SNI lecture on "How Experience Changes the Circuity of the Brain." Time and Place: Thursday, Oct 29, 2009, at 3:00 pm (SR 3, MZA-Building).

» Invitation 

   

11th ANA Meeting: Poster Prize Awards

[15 Oct 2009 • Christine Bandtlow] At the recent ANA Meeting poster prizes were awarded to the I-Med researchers Ahmad Salti (Institute for Neuroscience), Sonya Neto (Department of Neurology), and Meinrad Drexel (Department of Pharmacology).

» Ahmad Salti/Sonya Neto: Poster prize award (jpg)
» Meinrad Drexel: Poster prize award (jpg)

   


SNI Lecture Series

[9 Oct 2009 • Levent Kaya] We are forwarding the program of the SNI Lecture Series that was organized by the PhD students of the doctoral program "Signal Processing in Neurons" (SPIN). The first lecture will be given on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2009, by Paola Pedarzani (University College London).

» SNI Lecture Series: Additional Program

   

SNI Lecture Series

[29 Sep 2009 • Christine Bandtlow] We are pleased to announce the SNI Lecture Series of the WS 2009/2010.

» SNI Lecture Series WS 2009/2010: Program

   

5th Meeting of PhD Students

[22 Sep 2009 • Daniela Trimmel] The 5th Meeting of PhD Students will be held on November 27, 2009. Deadline for abstract submission is October 30, 2009. PhD students are invited to attend the meeting.

» Call for Abstracts

   

1st Annual Meeting of the ÖGMBT

[21 Sep 2009 • Christine Bandtlow] The 1st Annual Meeting of the ÖGMBT is being held this week from Sep 21-23, 2009. The next plenary lecture will be given on Wednesday at 1:15 pm by Walter Birchmeier, Max-Delbück Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin.

» Program and Abstracts

   

ANA Meeting 2009 Final Program & Abstracts

[2 Sep 2009 • Thomas Weiger] We are forwarding the final Program & Abstracts of the ANA Meeting 2009 in Salzburg (16-18 Sept 09). Registration is still possible (see the modified registration form) but abstracts cannot be submitted any more. Information and contact: anameeting2009@gmail.com.

» ANA 2009 Final Program & Abstracts
» Final Registration Form

   

Post-Doc Position in Lyon

[4 Aug 2009 • Claudia Granbichler] Please note the following announcement of a Post-Doc Position in Lyon, France, in the area of Epigenetics. Application deadline: August 27, 2009.

» Announcement in English
» Announcement in French

   

2nd Phd Student Party

[8 July 2009 • Claudia Granbichler] Due to popular demand the student representatives invite all PhD students to the 2nd PhD Student Party on Thursday, July 9, 2009, at LaCabana (Badgasse 4, city center), starting at 9:00 pm. DJ Audiomat will provide the beats, you all will provide the mood!

» Invitation

   

PhD Student Position Available

[1 July 2009 • Michaela Kress] A PhD student position is now available in the field of experimental pain research in the DPMP. Application deadline: July 22, 2009.

» PhD position announcement
» Department of Physiology and Medical Physics

   

NENS Newsletter

[5 June 2009 • Georg Dechant] The NENS Newsletter for June 2009 is available.

» NENS Newsletter June 2009

   

SNI Seminar: Sebastian Jessberger

[2 June 2009 • Christine Bandtlow] On Monday, June 8, 2009, Prof. Dr. Sebastian Jessberger, Inst. of Cell Biology/ETH Zurich, will give a guest lecture on: "Molecular mechanisms and functional significance of adult neurogenesis" (5:15 pm, MZA-Lecture Hall, Anichstr. 35).

» Invitation

   

SNI Seminar: Hans-Joachim Pflüger

[18 May 2009 • Christine Bandtlow] On Tuesday, June 9, 2009, Prof. Dr. Hans-Joachim Pflüger, Dept. of Neurobiology/Freie Universität Berlin, will talk about: "Two biogenic amines of insects, octopamine and tyramine, and their functional role" (5:15 p.m., Lecture Hall 1, Fritz-Pregl-Str. 3).

» Invitation

   

Neurobiologie der Psychotherapie: Beziehung und Komplexität

[25 May 2009 • Christian Schubert] The conference "Neurobiologie der Psychotherapie" takes place from July 3-5, 2009, in Salzburg. A reduced participation fee is available until May 31, 2009.

» Program
» Application form

   

PhD Position Available

[19 May 2009 • Nadia Stefanova] A 3-year PhD student position is now available at the Dept. of Neurology (Clinical Neurobiology). Application deadline: 30 June 2009.

» PhD Position Announcement

   

SNI Seminar: Michel Pohl

[8 May 2009 • Christine Bandtlow] Next Tuesday, May 12, 2009 (MZA SR3, basement), Michel Pohl from INSERM/Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, will give a guest lecture on "Gene-based strategies for the control of spinal cord neuroinflammation associated with pathological pain."

» Invitation

   

Daniela Busti receives NENS Stipend Award

[5 May 2009 • Francesco Ferraguti] Daniela Busti has been awarded a stipend by the Network of European Neuroscience Schools (NENS) that will allow her to conduct research at the MRC Anatomical Neuropharmacology Unit in Oxford.

» More information

   

Neuroscience Jour Fixe

[5 May 2009 • Christoph Schwarzer] In today's Jour Fixe seminar, Prof. Georg Dechant will discuss: "Neurotransmitter plasticity is linked to transcriptional reprogramming of postmitotic neurons." Time and place: 5:15 p.m., Dept. of Pharmacology.

» Invitation

   

3rd Eilat International Educational Course

[15 April 2009 • Eugen Trinka] The 3rd Eilat International Educational Course on Pharmacological Treatment of Epilepsy will be held in Eilat, Israel, from Sept. 6-13, 2009. Deadline for abstract submission: May 25, 2009.

» 3rd Eilat International Educational Course

   

SNI Seminar: Alyson Fournier

[6 April 2009 • Christine Bandtlow] Today at 5:15 pm (MZA-Building, Lecture Hall) Alyson Fournier from McGill University, Montreal, will give a talk on: "Molecular approaches to identifiy novel therapeutic strategies for nerve repair."

» Invitation

   

Neuroscience Day 2009

[19 March 2009 • Georg Dechant] The Neuroscience Day 2009 will take place tomorrow, Friday, March 20, 2009. We look forward to welcoming you there.

» Neuroscience Day 2009: Program

   

Neuroscience Thesis Defense

[7 March 2009 • Georg Dechant] Dr.med.univ. Martin Köllensperger will be defending his PhD thesis on "Neuroregenerative Strategies in a Double Lesion Rat Model of Multiple System Atrophy" on March 20, 2009, at 5:00 pm. Place: Congresspark Igls.

   

SNI Lecture Series Announcement

[16 March 2009 • Christine Bandtlow] We are pleased to announce the program of the SNI Lecture Series of summer term 2009. The first lecture will be given on April 2, 2009, by Ludwig Aigner, Paracelsus Medizinische Privatuniversität Salzburg, with a talk on "Neurogenesis in the healthy and diseased adult brain."

» SNI Lecture Series: Program

   

Innsbruck Colloquium on Status Epilepticus 2009

[13 March 2009 • Eugen Trinka] Please note the 2nd announcement and call for papers of the Innsbruck Colloquium on Status Epilepticus.

» Invitation
» 2nd Announcement
» Special Registration Fee

   

Brain Awareness Week

[10 March 2009 • Georg Dechant] We are pleased to announce that the Brain Awareness Week/Woche des Gehirns will take place at Innsbruck Medical University from March 16-19, 2009. It features a series of evening talks, a special program for Tyrolian and South Tyrolian schools and a collaboration with the Wagner!sche Universitätsbuchhandlung.

» Program: Brain Awareness Week 

   

Neuroscience Thesis Defense

[4 March 09 • Georg Dechant] Mag. Anton Pallua will be defending his PhD thesis on "Generation of a tightly regulated and inducible mouse model for oligodendroglial α-Synucleopathy" (thesis supervisor: Prof. Markus Reindl). Friday, March 13, 2009, 1:00 p.m., SR Neurology, FKK, 8th floor.

   

MCBO Annual Lecture and Award Ceremony

[26 Feb 09 • Bernhard Flucher] The doctoral program in Molecular Cell Biology and Oncology will celebrate its annual Science Day tomorrow, on Feb 27, 2009. The lecturer of this year is a cellular neuroscientist - Yukiko Goda from UC London.

» Invitation

   

SNI Seminar: Thomas Hummel

[16 Feb 09 • Michaela Kress] Prof. Dr. Thomas Hummel, from the Smell and Taste Clinic, Dept. of Otorhinolaryngology, Univ. of Dresden, will give a talk tomorrow, Feb 17, 2009, on "News from the lower senses: Smell, taste, trigeminal chemoreception."

» Invitation: Presentation by Prof. Thomas Hummel
» "Smell and Taste"

   

Otto-Loewi-Preis 2009

[9 Feb 09 • Christine Bandtlow] Mit dem 05.02.2009 erfolgt die Ausschreibung des Otto-Loewi-Preises 2009. Der Preis in der Höhe von € 5.300,00 wird gestiftet von der Wings of Life, Stiftung für Rückenmarksforschung (SZB). Einreichfrist: 30.04.2009. Bewerbungen: an die Präsidentin der ANA, O. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Christine Bandtlow, Innsbruck.

» Richtlinien für den Preis: ANA Homepage
» Ankündigungsposter DIN-A4 und DIN-A3

   

SNI Seminar: Thomas Herdegen

[6 Feb 09 • Michaela Kress] Prof. Dr. med. Michael Herdegen, from the Institute for Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology, University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel, will discuss "Function follows isoform - JNK stresskinase signaling in the brain." Time and place: Wed, 11 Feb, 2008; at 5:00 p.m.; SR 3, MZA-Building, basement.

» Invitation: Presentation by Prof. Thomas Herdegen

   

ISN Travel Grants Available

[3 Feb 09 • Alois Saria] The International Society for Neurochemistry (SNI) offers travel grants for participation in the 22nd Biennial Meeting in Busan, Korea in August 2009. Please note that the published deadline of 31st of January has been extended to February 7th, 2009.

» How to apply

   

Neuroscience Day 2009: Mark your calendar!

[21 Jan 09 • Georg Dechant] We are pleased to announce that the SNI will host a Neuroscience Day on March 20th, 2009. Venue: Congresspark Igls (9:00 am - 5:00 pm). Program features include a keynote lecture by Prof. Martin Schwab, paper presentations, a poster session, and a get-together between students and senior scientists. Details about the program will shortly be available. The Neuroscience Day is combined with the Brain Awareness Week (March 16-19, 2009).

   

SNI Seminar: Reinhard Jahn -- CANCELLED!

[15 Jan 09 • Christine Bandtlow] Prof. Dr. Reinhard Jahn will give a talk on "Molecular mechanisms of exocytotic membrane fusion" next week, on Thursday, Jan 22, 2009 (5:15 p.m.).

» Invitation: Presentation by Prof. Dr. Reinhard Jahn
» Max-Planck-Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Dept. of Neurobiology

   

15th Annual Innsbruck Neuropsychology Conference

[12 Jan 09 • Thomas Benke] We are pleased to announce that the 15th Annual Innsbruck Neuropsychology Conference will take place on Jan 24, 2009. For further information, please contact: thomas.benke@i-med.ac.at.

» 15th AINC Program

   

Neuroscience Thesis Defense

[9 Jan 09 • Georg Dechant] Steffen Kistner will be defending his PhD thesis on "Studies on the diverse functions of reticulon proteins in the central nervous system" (thesis supervisor: Prof. Christine Bandtlow). Mon, Jan 12, 2009, 3:00 p.m., SR Fritz-Pregl-Str. 3, 6th floor.

   

NENS Newsletter and NENS AGM

 

 

NeuroPoint News

 
   

Neuroscience Day Poster Prize Winner: Dilip Verma, MSc.

[22 July 2010 • Georg Dechant]  The PhD student Dilip Verma (Institute of Pharmacology) received a poster prize for his poster "The role of neuropeptide Y in fear conditioning and extinction," which was presented at the recent Neuroscience Day (June 16, 2010).

» Poster Abstract

   

Neuroscience Day Poster Prize Winner: Levent Kaya, MSc.

[22 July 2010 • Georg Dechant]  Levent Kaya is a PhD student within the DK SPIN and works at the Division of Neurobiochemistry.  He received a prize for the poster "Interaction partners and signaling of Nogo."

» Poster Abstract

   

Neuroscience Day Poster Prize Winner: Dr.med.univ. Regina Irschick

[22 July 2010 • Georg Dechant]  Regina Irschick is a post-doc at the Division of Neuroanatomy.  She received her poster prize for the poster "Receptor tyrosine kinase trafficking in human glioma cells."

» Poster Abstract

      

Änderung des Studienplans für das Doktoratsstudium der medizinischen Wissenschaft (Doctor of Philosophy / PhD)

[1 July 2010 • Markus Reindl] Wir teilen Ihnen mit, dass im gestrigen Mitteilungsblatt der I-Med die Änderung des Studienplans für das Doktoratsstudium der Medizinischen Wissenschaft veröffentlicht wurde.  Die Änderungen betreffen v.a. die Anrechnung von Lehrveranstaltungen/Vorträgen, die Begutachtung der PhD Arbeit und das Rigorosum.

» Studienplan PhD 06/2010

   

Guest lecture by Prof. Dr. Magdalena Götz

[29 June 2010 • Anupam Sah] Prof. Dr. Magdalena Götz will talk about "Glial cells generate neurons: molecular and cellular mechanisms of neurogenesis in the adult brain" on Wednesday, June 30th, at 5:15 pm. Location: SR 3/Basement (MZA-Building).

» Invitation

   

Guest lecture by Dr. Luc Denoroy - Cancelled!

[23 June 2010 • Nicolas Singewald]  We warmly invite you to a lecture by Dr. Luc Denoroy (Université Claude Bernard Lyon) on "Separation micro-techniques for monitoring brain neurotransmitters by high temporal resolution microdialysis."  When: Friday, June 25th, 2010, at 9:00am.  Where: Seminarroom Pharmacology, Peter-Mayr.-Str. 1.

» Invitation

   

          

Joint SNI/SFB Seminar: Reinhard Jahn

[22 June 2010 • Christine Bandtlow] We are pleased to announce a guest lecture by Prof. Reinhard Jahn on "Exocytosis of synaptic vesicles in neurons."  Time and place: June 24, 2010, at 5:15 pm.  MZA-SR 3, Anichstr. 35.

» Invitation

Guest lecture by Prof. Dr. Johannes Berger

[07 June 2010 • Ernst R. Werner] On Monday, June 14th, at 5:00pm, Prof. Dr. Johannes Berger, from the Zentrum für Hirnforschung/Vienna Medical University, will talk about "Peroxisomes in Health and Disease" during the Biochemical Colloquium.  Contact: Prof. Dr. Ernst R. Werner, ernst.r.werner@i-med.ac.at.

» Invitation

   

Neuroscience Day 2010

[7 June 2010 • Georg Dechant] The SNI will host a Neuroscience Day on June 16th, 2010. Venue: Congresspark Igls. We look forward to welcoming you there!

» Final Program

   

Ad-Hoc Seminar

[27 May 2010 • Christine Bandtlow] Professor Victor Tarabykin, who is a Heisenberg Professor of Cellular Neurobiology at Charité, Universitätsmedizin Berlin, will give a talk on May 27th, at 5:00 pm, in the lecture hall 3, Fritz-Pregl-Straße.

» Announcement

   

Dissertationen zu Vergeben

[6 April 2010 • Thomas Benke] Es sind Dissertationen im Bereich Demenzfrüherkennung zu vergeben. Dazu werden graduierte MedizinerInnen und PsychologInnen gesucht. Bitte um rasche Rückmeldung bis zum 15.04.2010 an Herrn a. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Thomas Benke, Klinik für Neurologie: thomas.benke@i-med.ac.at

   

Guest lecture: Dr. Bernd Fakler

[25 March 2010 • Hans-Günther Knaus] May we remind you that Dr. Bernd Fakler will give a talk today, at 5:15 p.m., in the lecture hall of the Institute of Pharmacy,
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology (Peter-Mayr-Str. 1a).

» Announcement

   

SPIN SNI Lecture Series: Lecture Schedule SS 2010

[23 March 2010 • Christine Bandtlow] We are forwarding the schedule of the SPIN SNI Lecture Series 2010.

» SPIN SNI Lecture Series SS 2010

 

   

SPIN SNI Lecture Series: Markus Höltje

[8 March 2010 • Maria Auer] We are pleased to announce that Markus Höltje, Charité Berlin, will give a talk tomorrow, March 9, 2010, on the topic "Clostridial C3 proteins: tools to foster regeneration from CNS injuries." Time and place: 5:15 p.m., Fritz-Pregl-Str. 3, Lecture Hall 2.

» Invitation

   

Neuroscience Thesis Defense

[23 Feb 2010 • Georg Dechant] Mag. Daniela Seiwald will defend her PhD thesis on "Studies on Delcarative Memory and Medial Temporal Lobe Function using Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging" on February 26, 2010. Time and place: 10:00 a.m.; Department of Neurology, SR 8th floor (Neuro/Häma).

   

FENS-IBRO Partially Supported School

[29 Jan 2010 • Georg Dechant] The FENS Office has announced the opening of students' online applications for the FENS-IBRO Partially Supported School "Visual Neuroscience: from spikes to awareness." It will be held in Germany, from Aug 29-Sept 10, 2010. Deadline for applications: March 31, 2010. To apply, please click here.

» FENS-IBRO European Neuroscience Schools Programme

   

12th International Neuroscience Winter Conference

[21 Jan 2010 • Alois Saria] The 12th International Neuroscience Winter Conference will take place at the Central Hotel Sölden from April 6-10, 2010. The deadline for poster abstracts is February 18, 2010.

» Information and registration: INWC website

   

Neuroscience Thesis Defense

[19 Jan 2010 • Georg Dechant] Dr. med. univ. Alban Millonig will defend his PhD thesis on "Biological Effects of Neutralizing Antibodies in Multiple Sclerosis" on January 26, 2010, at 10:30 a.m. Place: seminar room, Dept. of Neurology, FKK-Building, 8th floor.

   

XXIII. International Winter Meeting of the Swiss Society of Neuropathology

[18 Jan 2010 • Georg Dechant] We are forwarding the meeting program of the XXXIII. International Winter Meeting of the Swiss Society of Neuropathology on "Growth and Death in the Nervous System," to be held in St. Moritz, from March 18-21, 2010. To register for the meeting and to reserve a room, please visit the conference website. Deadline for room reservation: Jan 25, 2010.

   

Neuroscience Day 2010: Mark Your Calendars!

[12 Jan 2010 • Georg Dechant] The SNI will host a Neuroscience Day again on Wednesday, June 16, 2010. As last year, it will take place at the Congress Park Igls. This day-long event includes a keynote lecture, presentations by PhD students and a poster session. We look forward to your participation.

   

Gerd Kempermann: Genes and environment in the control of adult neurogenesis

[12 Jan 2010 • Anupam Sah] We are pleased to inform you that Prof. Gerd Kempermann (Center for Regenerative Therapies, Dresden) will talk about "Genes and environment in the control of adult neurogenesis" at the upcoming SNI Seminar next Tuesday, on Jan 19, 2010, at 5:15pm. Place: Lecture hall MZA-Building, ground floor). Guests from all programs are welcome.

   

Guest lecture by Prof. Dr. Steffen Hering

[11 Dec 2009 • Christoph Schwarzer] Next Tuesday, on Dec 15, 2009, Prof. Dr. Steffen Hering from the University of Vienna will give a presentation on "Subunit-specific modulation of GABA-A receptors by benzodiazepines and natural products." Time and place: 5:15 pm, Dept. of Pharmacology, seminar room. Guests from all programs are welcome.

» Invitation

   

NENS Newsletter and Call for Application

[11 Dec 2009 • Georg Dechant] We are forwarding the NENS Newsletter for December 2009 and a new call for application for NENS stiplends. Deadline: February 26th, 2010.

» Newsletter December 2010
» Poster Stipends CallApplication formTips for submission

   

Tobias Bonhoeffer: How Experience Changes the Circuitry of the Brain

[22 Oct 2009 • Bernhard Loy] The renowned neurobiologist Tobias Bonhoeffer, Director of the Dept. of Cellular and Systems Neurobiology at the MPI of Neurobiology, will present an SNI lecture on "How Experience Changes the Circuity of the Brain." Time and Place: Thursday, Oct 29, 2009, at 3:00 pm (SR 3, MZA-Building).

» Invitation 

   

11th ANA Meeting: Poster Prize Awards

[15 Oct 2009 • Christine Bandtlow] At the recent ANA Meeting poster prizes were awarded to the I-Med researchers Ahmad Salti (Institute for Neuroscience), Sonya Neto (Department of Neurology), and Meinrad Drexel (Department of Pharmacology).

» Ahmad Salti/Sonya Neto: Poster prize award (jpg)
» Meinrad Drexel: Poster prize award (jpg)

   


SNI Lecture Series

[9 Oct 2009 • Levent Kaya] We are forwarding the program of the SNI Lecture Series that was organized by the PhD students of the doctoral program "Signal Processing in Neurons" (SPIN). The first lecture will be given on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2009, by Paola Pedarzani (University College London).

» SNI Lecture Series: Additional Program

   

SNI Lecture Series

[29 Sep 2009 • Christine Bandtlow] We are pleased to announce the SNI Lecture Series of the WS 2009/2010.

» SNI Lecture Series WS 2009/2010: Program

   

5th Meeting of PhD Students

[22 Sep 2009 • Daniela Trimmel] The 5th Meeting of PhD Students will be held on November 27, 2009. Deadline for abstract submission is October 30, 2009. PhD students are invited to attend the meeting.

» Call for Abstracts

   

1st Annual Meeting of the ÖGMBT

[21 Sep 2009 • Christine Bandtlow] The 1st Annual Meeting of the ÖGMBT is being held this week from Sep 21-23, 2009. The next plenary lecture will be given on Wednesday at 1:15 pm by Walter Birchmeier, Max-Delbück Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin.

» Program and Abstracts

   

ANA Meeting 2009 Final Program & Abstracts

[2 Sep 2009 • Thomas Weiger] We are forwarding the final Program & Abstracts of the ANA Meeting 2009 in Salzburg (16-18 Sept 09). Registration is still possible (see the modified registration form) but abstracts cannot be submitted any more. Information and contact: anameeting2009@gmail.com.

» ANA 2009 Final Program & Abstracts
» Final Registration Form

   

Post-Doc Position in Lyon

[4 Aug 2009 • Claudia Granbichler] Please note the following announcement of a Post-Doc Position in Lyon, France, in the area of Epigenetics. Application deadline: August 27, 2009.

» Announcement in English
» Announcement in French

   

2nd Phd Student Party

[8 July 2009 • Claudia Granbichler] Due to popular demand the student representatives invite all PhD students to the 2nd PhD Student Party on Thursday, July 9, 2009, at LaCabana (Badgasse 4, city center), starting at 9:00 pm. DJ Audiomat will provide the beats, you all will provide the mood!

» Invitation

   

PhD Student Position Available

[1 July 2009 • Michaela Kress] A PhD student position is now available in the field of experimental pain research in the DPMP. Application deadline: July 22, 2009.

» PhD position announcement
» Department of Physiology and Medical Physics

   

NENS Newsletter

[5 June 2009 • Georg Dechant] The NENS Newsletter for June 2009 is available.

» NENS Newsletter June 2009

   

SNI Seminar: Sebastian Jessberger

[2 June 2009 • Christine Bandtlow] On Monday, June 8, 2009, Prof. Dr. Sebastian Jessberger, Inst. of Cell Biology/ETH Zurich, will give a guest lecture on: "Molecular mechanisms and functional significance of adult neurogenesis" (5:15 pm, MZA-Lecture Hall, Anichstr. 35).

» Invitation

   

SNI Seminar: Hans-Joachim Pflüger

[18 May 2009 • Christine Bandtlow] On Tuesday, June 9, 2009, Prof. Dr. Hans-Joachim Pflüger, Dept. of Neurobiology/Freie Universität Berlin, will talk about: "Two biogenic amines of insects, octopamine and tyramine, and their functional role" (5:15 p.m., Lecture Hall 1, Fritz-Pregl-Str. 3).

» Invitation

   

Neurobiologie der Psychotherapie: Beziehung und Komplexität

[25 May 2009 • Christian Schubert] The conference "Neurobiologie der Psychotherapie" takes place from July 3-5, 2009, in Salzburg. A reduced participation fee is available until May 31, 2009.

» Program
» Application form

   

PhD Position Available

[19 May 2009 • Nadia Stefanova] A 3-year PhD student position is now available at the Dept. of Neurology (Clinical Neurobiology). Application deadline: 30 June 2009.

» PhD Position Announcement

   

SNI Seminar: Michel Pohl

[8 May 2009 • Christine Bandtlow] Next Tuesday, May 12, 2009 (MZA SR3, basement), Michel Pohl from INSERM/Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, will give a guest lecture on "Gene-based strategies for the control of spinal cord neuroinflammation associated with pathological pain."

» Invitation

   

Daniela Busti receives NENS Stipend Award

[5 May 2009 • Francesco Ferraguti] Daniela Busti has been awarded a stipend by the Network of European Neuroscience Schools (NENS) that will allow her to conduct research at the MRC Anatomical Neuropharmacology Unit in Oxford.

» More information

   

Neuroscience Jour Fixe

[5 May 2009 • Christoph Schwarzer] In today's Jour Fixe seminar, Prof. Georg Dechant will discuss: "Neurotransmitter plasticity is linked to transcriptional reprogramming of postmitotic neurons." Time and place: 5:15 p.m., Dept. of Pharmacology.

» Invitation

   

3rd Eilat International Educational Course

[15 April 2009 • Eugen Trinka] The 3rd Eilat International Educational Course on Pharmacological Treatment of Epilepsy will be held in Eilat, Israel, from Sept. 6-13, 2009. Deadline for abstract submission: May 25, 2009.

» 3rd Eilat International Educational Course

   

SNI Seminar: Alyson Fournier

[6 April 2009 • Christine Bandtlow] Today at 5:15 pm (MZA-Building, Lecture Hall) Alyson Fournier from McGill University, Montreal, will give a talk on: "Molecular approaches to identifiy novel therapeutic strategies for nerve repair."

» Invitation

   

Neuroscience Day 2009

[19 March 2009 • Georg Dechant] The Neuroscience Day 2009 will take place tomorrow, Friday, March 20, 2009. We look forward to welcoming you there.

» Neuroscience Day 2009: Program

   

Neuroscience Thesis Defense

[7 March 2009 • Georg Dechant] Dr.med.univ. Martin Köllensperger will be defending his PhD thesis on "Neuroregenerative Strategies in a Double Lesion Rat Model of Multiple System Atrophy" on March 20, 2009, at 5:00 pm. Place: Congresspark Igls.

   

SNI Lecture Series Announcement

[16 March 2009 • Christine Bandtlow] We are pleased to announce the program of the SNI Lecture Series of summer term 2009. The first lecture will be given on April 2, 2009, by Ludwig Aigner, Paracelsus Medizinische Privatuniversität Salzburg, with a talk on "Neurogenesis in the healthy and diseased adult brain."

» SNI Lecture Series: Program

   

Innsbruck Colloquium on Status Epilepticus 2009

[13 March 2009 • Eugen Trinka] Please note the 2nd announcement and call for papers of the Innsbruck Colloquium on Status Epilepticus.

» Invitation
» 2nd Announcement
» Special Registration Fee

   

Brain Awareness Week

[10 March 2009 • Georg Dechant] We are pleased to announce that the Brain Awareness Week/Woche des Gehirns will take place at Innsbruck Medical University from March 16-19, 2009. It features a series of evening talks, a special program for Tyrolian and South Tyrolian schools and a collaboration with the Wagner!sche Universitätsbuchhandlung.

» Program: Brain Awareness Week 

   

Neuroscience Thesis Defense

[4 March 09 • Georg Dechant] Mag. Anton Pallua will be defending his PhD thesis on "Generation of a tightly regulated and inducible mouse model for oligodendroglial α-Synucleopathy" (thesis supervisor: Prof. Markus Reindl). Friday, March 13, 2009, 1:00 p.m., SR Neurology, FKK, 8th floor.

   

MCBO Annual Lecture and Award Ceremony

[26 Feb 09 • Bernhard Flucher] The doctoral program in Molecular Cell Biology and Oncology will celebrate its annual Science Day tomorrow, on Feb 27, 2009. The lecturer of this year is a cellular neuroscientist - Yukiko Goda from UC London.

» Invitation

   

SNI Seminar: Thomas Hummel

[16 Feb 09 • Michaela Kress] Prof. Dr. Thomas Hummel, from the Smell and Taste Clinic, Dept. of Otorhinolaryngology, Univ. of Dresden, will give a talk tomorrow, Feb 17, 2009, on "News from the lower senses: Smell, taste, trigeminal chemoreception."

» Invitation: Presentation by Prof. Thomas Hummel
» "Smell and Taste"

   

Otto-Loewi-Preis 2009

[9 Feb 09 • Christine Bandtlow] Mit dem 05.02.2009 erfolgt die Ausschreibung des Otto-Loewi-Preises 2009. Der Preis in der Höhe von € 5.300,00 wird gestiftet von der Wings of Life, Stiftung für Rückenmarksforschung (SZB). Einreichfrist: 30.04.2009. Bewerbungen: an die Präsidentin der ANA, O. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Christine Bandtlow, Innsbruck.

» Richtlinien für den Preis: ANA Homepage
» Ankündigungsposter DIN-A4 und DIN-A3

   

SNI Seminar: Thomas Herdegen

[6 Feb 09 • Michaela Kress] Prof. Dr. med. Michael Herdegen, from the Institute for Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology, University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel, will discuss "Function follows isoform - JNK stresskinase signaling in the brain." Time and place: Wed, 11 Feb, 2008; at 5:00 p.m.; SR 3, MZA-Building, basement.

» Invitation: Presentation by Prof. Thomas Herdegen

   

ISN Travel Grants Available

[3 Feb 09 • Alois Saria] The International Society for Neurochemistry (SNI) offers travel grants for participation in the 22nd Biennial Meeting in Busan, Korea in August 2009. Please note that the published deadline of 31st of January has been extended to February 7th, 2009.

» How to apply

   

Neuroscience Day 2009: Mark your calendar!

[21 Jan 09 • Georg Dechant] We are pleased to announce that the SNI will host a Neuroscience Day on March 20th, 2009. Venue: Congresspark Igls (9:00 am - 5:00 pm). Program features include a keynote lecture by Prof. Martin Schwab, paper presentations, a poster session, and a get-together between students and senior scientists. Details about the program will shortly be available. The Neuroscience Day is combined with the Brain Awareness Week (March 16-19, 2009).

   

SNI Seminar: Reinhard Jahn -- CANCELLED!

[15 Jan 09 • Christine Bandtlow] Prof. Dr. Reinhard Jahn will give a talk on "Molecular mechanisms of exocytotic membrane fusion" next week, on Thursday, Jan 22, 2009 (5:15 p.m.).

» Invitation: Presentation by Prof. Dr. Reinhard Jahn
» Max-Planck-Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Dept. of Neurobiology

   

15th Annual Innsbruck Neuropsychology Conference

[12 Jan 09 • Thomas Benke] We are pleased to announce that the 15th Annual Innsbruck Neuropsychology Conference will take place on Jan 24, 2009. For further information, please contact: thomas.benke@i-med.ac.at.

» 15th AINC Program

   

Neuroscience Thesis Defense

[9 Jan 09 • Georg Dechant] Steffen Kistner will be defending his PhD thesis on "Studies on the diverse functions of reticulon proteins in the central nervous system" (thesis supervisor: Prof. Christine Bandtlow). Mon, Jan 12, 2009, 3:00 p.m., SR Fritz-Pregl-Str. 3, 6th floor.

   

NENS Newsletter and NENS AGM

[9 Jan 09 • Georg Dechant] Enclosed please find the NENS Newsletter for Jan 09 and the invitation for the NENS AGM (March 21-22, 2009). Registration deadline: Feb 28, 2009.

» NENS Newsletter Jan 09
» AGM AgendaInvitationRegistration Form

   

Innsbruck Colloquium on Status Epilepticus 2009

[17 Dec 08 • Eugen Trinka] The Innsbruck Colloquium on Status Epilepticus 2009 will take place from April 2-4, 2009. The deadline for early registration and abstract submission is January 15, 2009. Please view the following website for further information on the preliminary program and abstract submission procedure.

» Innsbruck Colloquium on Status Epilepticus 2009

   

SNI Seminar: Michael Kiebler

[11 Dec 08 • Christine Bandtlow] Prof. Dr. Michael Kiebler will be giving a talk on "Translational control and RNA degradation at the synapse" next Tuesday, Dec 16, 2008, at 5:15 pm. A major focus of the Kiebler lab is to unravel RNA localization in the CNS.

» Invitation: Presentation by Prof. Michael Kiebler
» Center for Brain Research (MUW)

   
   

Neuroscience Thesis Defense

[10 Dec 08 • Georg Dechant] Meinrad Drexel will be defending his PhD thesis on "Neurochemical and histopathological characterization of parahippocampal regions in the kainic acid model of temporal lobe epilepsy." Thu, Dec 11, 2008, 1:00 p.m., Inst. of Pharmacology, 2nd floor.

   

NENS Newsletter and Stipend Call for Applications

[9 Dec 08 • Georg Dechant] The NENS Newsletter for December 2008 is now available. Also, a new call for NENS Stipends has just been opened. Applications will close on 15 Feb 2009. Stipends will cover travel and accommodation costs of up to 1000 Euros and are intended for Master and early PhD students registered within NENS member schools or programmes.

» NENS Newsletter December 2008
» NENS Poster Stipends CallApplication Info PackApplication Form

   

SNI Seminar: Mart Saarma

[4 Dec 08 • Christine Bandtlow] Research in the laboratory of Prof. Saarma, Institute of Biotechnology/University of Helsinki, is focused on the structure, biology and therapeutic effects of neurotrophic factors. On Tuesday, Dec 9, Mart Saarma will discuss a "New family of neurotrophic factors" (see invitation).

» Invitation: Presentation by Prof. Mart Saarma
» Institute of Biotechnology (Univ. of Helsinki)

   

Call for Applications: 9th ISN Advanced School of Neurochemistry

[1 Dec 08 • Alois Saria] The application for an Advanced School of Neurochemistry on "Cellular Communication in the Nervous System" (Aug 19-23, 2009, South Korea) is open now. PhD students and young PostDocs are highly encouraged to apply. Deadline for applications: Jan 31, 2009.

» For more information: 9th ISN Advanced School of Neurochemistry
» 22nd Biennial Meeting of the ISN

   

Neuroscience Jour Fixe -- today's Jour Fixe has been CANCELLED

[1 Dec 08 • Christoph Schwarzer] Professor Wenning will give a talk on "Amyloid and tau in Alzheimer's disease: A fallacy?" tomorrow, on Dec 2, 2008, in the Neuroscience Jour Fixe.

» Invitation: Presentation by Professor Wenning
» Neuroscience Jour Fixe schedule (update)

   

4th Meeting of Doctoral Students

[20 Nov • Georg Dechant] Please be reminded that the 4th Meeting of Doctoral Students will take place tomorrow, Nov 21, from 12.30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

» Program

   

Prof. Dr. Birgit Liss: Dopaminergic midbrain neurons - functional and molecular diversity in health and disease

[20 Nov 08 • Jörg Striessnig/Reiner Fischer-Colbrie] Prof. Dr. Liss, Ulm University, will give a plenary lecture at the 14th Scientific Symposium of the Austrian Pharmacological Society (APHAR). Time: tomorrow, Nov 21, at 4:45 pm. Place: lecture hall, Peter-Mayr-Str. 1/1a.

» more info: APHAR Program

   

SNI Seminar by Prof. Gerhard Wiche

[17 Nov 08 • Christine Bandtlow] The next SNI lecture will be held by Prof. Wiche next Thu, Nov 20. Research in the Gerhard Wiche group is concerned with the structure, function and role of the cytolinker proteins plectin and epiplaktin and their role in human diseases characterized by skin blistering, muscular dystrophy and neurodegeneration.

» more info: Invitation
» Gerhard Wiche group

   

Neuroscience Jour Fixe

[17 Nov 08 • Christoph Schwarzer] This week, on Tuesday, Nov 18th, Professor Alexander Hüttenhofer will talk about "ncRNAs and their role in human diseases." As usual, we will start at 5:15 p.m. s.t. Please see the attached invitation for further details.

» Invitation: Presentation by Prof. Alexander Hüttenhofer
» Jour Fixe schedule (updated)

   

Poster Prize Announcement

[11 Nov 08 • Georg Dechant] G. Apostolova and R. Dorn, Institute for Neuroscience, won a prize for their poster "Molecular Analysis of Neurotransmitter Plasticity in Sympathetic Neurons" at the 3rd ESF Functional Genomics Conference.

» Abstract of Poster

   
   

Neuroscience Jour Fixe

[3 Nov 08 • Christoph Schwarzer] This Tuesday, Dr. Eberhard Deisenhammer will talk about "Suicidology - general situation and research activities, Dept. of Psychiatry." The Jour Fixe starts at 5:15 p.m. at the Dept. of Pharmacology.

» Invitation

   

PhD Program in Neuroscience: Neural Development and Differentiation

[27 Oct 08 • Galia Apostolova] The course will address selected topics in the mechanisms of neural induction, patterning, and determination of neuronal identity. Students will become familiar with in vivo and in vitro models with high relevance for studying neural development - somatic transgenesis in chick embryo (electroporation and retroviral gene transfer) and primary neuronal cultures. R/deadline: 7 Nov. 08.

» Invitation

   

SNI Lecture Series: Eckart Gundelfinger

[24 Oct 2008 • Christine Bandtlow] Prof. Gundelfinger will give the second SNI lecture today, on Tuesday Oct 28, 2008, at 5:15 p.m. (MZA-lecture hall G0). Gundelfinger's major research focus lies in the analysis of the molecular organization of pre-and post-synapitc structures, as well as in molecular mechanisms of synapse assembly during brain development. READ MORE >>

» SNI Lecture Series WS 08/09 Schedule

   

Neuroscience Jour Fixe

[20 Oct 08 • Christoph Schwarzer] The next Neuroscience Jour Fixe will take place tomorrow, on October 21, 2008. Professor Michaela Kress will report on IL-6 in pain. Please see the attached invitation for further information. The Jour Fixe will start at 5:15 p.m. The second attachment contains the updated schedule of the Jour Fixe.

» Invitation: Presentation by Professor Michaela Kress
» Jour Fixe schedule (updated)

   

PhD Program in Neuroscience: Functional Imaging - From Neuron to Brain

[13 Oct 08 • Michaela Kress] In this workshop, we will convey calcium imaging with fluorescence dyes, especially FURA-2. These dyes were "invented" by Roger Y. Tsien, who won the 2008 Nobel Prize in chemistry for the development of GFP. Pre-meeting: Friday, Oct 17, 2008, 10:30 a.m., coffee room (Physiology, new building).

» Course description

   

SNI Lecture Series: First lecture by Matthias Klugmann

[7 Oct 08 • Christine Bandtlow] The SNI Lecture Series will start next week, on Tuesday, October 14, 2008, with a presentation by PD Dr. Matthias Klugmann from the University of Mainz. Time and place: 5:15 p.m., MZA-lecture hall G0.

» SNI Lecture Series WS08/09 Schedule

   

4th Meeting of PhD Students

[5 Oct 08 • Georg Dechant] PhD Students are invited to participate in the annual meeting of the PhD Students of Innsbruck Medical University.

» Invitation
» Additional information

   

NENS Stipends Call

[1 Oct 08 • Georg Dechant] The following links provide the call for applications for NENS stipends and application materials. Students are encouraged to apply. Deadline: 15 October 2008.

» FENSNewsletterNENS Application Info Pack 
» NENS Stipends Application Pack NENS Poster Stipends Call 2008

   

New Student Representatives

[30 Sep 08 • Georg Dechant] The PhD students Claudia Granbichler (left picture) and Celine Ullrich (right picture) were selected as the new student representatives of the PhD Program in Neuroscience, replacing Dr.med.univ. Martin Köllensperger, who served as representative from June 2006 to June 2008.

» Contact and Info

   
NPY fibers (green) and dynorphin A containing fibers and neurons (red) in the paraventricular nucleus of the mouse

PhD Program in Neuroscience: Neuropharmacology I

Neuroscience courses (WS 08/09) will be announced separately on this homepage.

[26 Sep 08 • Christoph Schwarzer] The aim of this course is to give a principal insight into major neurotransmitter systems and their characterization by immunohisto- chemistry, in-situ hybridization and receptor binding techniques.

» Course announcement

   

11th International Neuroscience Winter Conference

[26 Sep 08 • Alois Saria] The INWC, to be held from March 31st to April 4th, 2009, was established as a high level neuroscience conference in the past couple of years in Austria. At this time we call for symposia proposals on the most important contemporary topics in neuroscience.

» INWC website

   


PENS-Hertie Winter School: Call for Student Applications


[23 Sep 08 • Alois Saria] The PENS-Hertie Winter School on "Structure and Function of Neural Circuits" still invites student applications. The Winter School will be held in Obergurgl, Austria, from 11-18 Jan 09. Application deadline: 30 Sept 08.

» PENS-Hertie Winter School 2008/2009
» Call for Applications

   
   

Habilitation Lecture: Dr.med.univ. Nadia Stefanova

[23 Sep 08 • Gregor Wenning] Dr.med.univ. Nadia Stefanova will present her habilitation lecture on "Animal models of multiple system atrophy - pathological and behavioural characterisation" on Sep 25, 2008, at 4:40 pm, place: Lecture Hall, MZA G0, Anichstrasse 35.

» Brief summary of habilitation treatise
» CV Nadia Stefanova

   
   

Addiction - Learning - Memory: Diploma position available

[23 Sep 08 • Gerald Zernig] The following research position is available at the Experimental Psychiatry unit.

» Position Announcement
» Experimental Psychiatry

   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   


[9 Jan 09 • Georg Dechant] Enclosed please find the NENS Newsletter for Jan 09 and the invitation for the NENS AGM (March 21-22, 2009). Registration deadline: Feb 28, 2009.

» NENS Newsletter Jan 09
» AGM AgendaInvitationRegistration Form
   

Innsbruck Colloquium on Status Epilepticus 2009

[17 Dec 08 • Eugen Trinka] The Innsbruck Colloquium on Status Epilepticus 2009 will take place from April 2-4, 2009. The deadline for early registration and abstract submission is January 15, 2009. Please view the following website for further information on the preliminary program and abstract submission procedure.

» Innsbruck Colloquium on Status Epilepticus 2009

   

SNI Seminar: Michael Kiebler

[11 Dec 08 • Christine Bandtlow] Prof. Dr. Michael Kiebler will be giving a talk on "Translational control and RNA degradation at the synapse" next Tuesday, Dec 16, 2008, at 5:15 pm. A major focus of the Kiebler lab is to unravel RNA localization in the CNS.

» Invitation: Presentation by Prof. Michael Kiebler
» Center for Brain Research (MUW)

   
   

Neuroscience Thesis Defense

[10 Dec 08 • Georg Dechant] Meinrad Drexel will be defending his PhD thesis on "Neurochemical and histopathological characterization of parahippocampal regions in the kainic acid model of temporal lobe epilepsy." Thu, Dec 11, 2008, 1:00 p.m., Inst. of Pharmacology, 2nd floor.

   

NENS Newsletter and Stipend Call for Applications

[9 Dec 08 • Georg Dechant] The NENS Newsletter for December 2008 is now available. Also, a new call for NENS Stipends has just been opened. Applications will close on 15 Feb 2009. Stipends will cover travel and accommodation costs of up to 1000 Euros and are intended for Master and early PhD students registered within NENS member schools or programmes.

» NENS Newsletter December 2008
» NENS Poster Stipends CallApplication Info PackApplication Form

   

SNI Seminar: Mart Saarma

[4 Dec 08 • Christine Bandtlow] Research in the laboratory of Prof. Saarma, Institute of Biotechnology/University of Helsinki, is focused on the structure, biology and therapeutic effects of neurotrophic factors. On Tuesday, Dec 9, Mart Saarma will discuss a "New family of neurotrophic factors" (see invitation).

» Invitation: Presentation by Prof. Mart Saarma
» Institute of Biotechnology (Univ. of Helsinki)

   

Call for Applications: 9th ISN Advanced School of Neurochemistry

[1 Dec 08 • Alois Saria] The application for an Advanced School of Neurochemistry on "Cellular Communication in the Nervous System" (Aug 19-23, 2009, South Korea) is open now. PhD students and young PostDocs are highly encouraged to apply. Deadline for applications: Jan 31, 2009.

» For more information: 9th ISN Advanced School of Neurochemistry
» 22nd Biennial Meeting of the ISN

   

Neuroscience Jour Fixe -- today's Jour Fixe has been CANCELLED

[1 Dec 08 • Christoph Schwarzer] Professor Wenning will give a talk on "Amyloid and tau in Alzheimer's disease: A fallacy?" tomorrow, on Dec 2, 2008, in the Neuroscience Jour Fixe.

» Invitation: Presentation by Professor Wenning
» Neuroscience Jour Fixe schedule (update)

   

4th Meeting of Doctoral Students

[20 Nov • Georg Dechant] Please be reminded that the 4th Meeting of Doctoral Students will take place tomorrow, Nov 21, from 12.30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

» Program

   

Prof. Dr. Birgit Liss: Dopaminergic midbrain neurons - functional and molecular diversity in health and disease

[20 Nov 08 • Jörg Striessnig/Reiner Fischer-Colbrie] Prof. Dr. Liss, Ulm University, will give a plenary lecture at the 14th Scientific Symposium of the Austrian Pharmacological Society (APHAR). Time: tomorrow, Nov 21, at 4:45 pm. Place: lecture hall, Peter-Mayr-Str. 1/1a.

» more info: APHAR Program

   

SNI Seminar by Prof. Gerhard Wiche

[17 Nov 08 • Christine Bandtlow] The next SNI lecture will be held by Prof. Wiche next Thu, Nov 20. Research in the Gerhard Wiche group is concerned with the structure, function and role of the cytolinker proteins plectin and epiplaktin and their role in human diseases characterized by skin blistering, muscular dystrophy and neurodegeneration.

» more info: Invitation
» Gerhard Wiche group

   

Neuroscience Jour Fixe

[17 Nov 08 • Christoph Schwarzer] This week, on Tuesday, Nov 18th, Professor Alexander Hüttenhofer will talk about "ncRNAs and their role in human diseases." As usual, we will start at 5:15 p.m. s.t. Please see the attached invitation for further details.

» Invitation: Presentation by Prof. Alexander Hüttenhofer
» Jour Fixe schedule (updated)

   

Poster Prize Announcement

[11 Nov 08 • Georg Dechant] G. Apostolova and R. Dorn, Institute for Neuroscience, won a prize for their poster "Molecular Analysis of Neurotransmitter Plasticity in Sympathetic Neurons" at the 3rd ESF Functional Genomics Conference.

» Abstract of Poster

   
   

Neuroscience Jour Fixe

[3 Nov 08 • Christoph Schwarzer] This Tuesday, Dr. Eberhard Deisenhammer will talk about "Suicidology - general situation and research activities, Dept. of Psychiatry." The Jour Fixe starts at 5:15 p.m. at the Dept. of Pharmacology.

» Invitation

   

PhD Program in Neuroscience: Neural Development and Differentiation

[27 Oct 08 • Galia Apostolova] The course will address selected topics in the mechanisms of neural induction, patterning, and determination of neuronal identity. Students will become familiar with in vivo and in vitro models with high relevance for studying neural development - somatic transgenesis in chick embryo (electroporation and retroviral gene transfer) and primary neuronal cultures. R/deadline: 7 Nov. 08.

» Invitation

   

SNI Lecture Series: Eckart Gundelfinger

[24 Oct 2008 • Christine Bandtlow] Prof. Gundelfinger will give the second SNI lecture today, on Tuesday Oct 28, 2008, at 5:15 p.m. (MZA-lecture hall G0). Gundelfinger's major research focus lies in the analysis of the molecular organization of pre-and post-synapitc structures, as well as in molecular mechanisms of synapse assembly during brain development. READ MORE >>

» SNI Lecture Series WS 08/09 Schedule

   

Neuroscience Jour Fixe

[20 Oct 08 • Christoph Schwarzer] The next Neuroscience Jour Fixe will take place tomorrow, on October 21, 2008. Professor Michaela Kress will report on IL-6 in pain. Please see the attached invitation for further information. The Jour Fixe will start at 5:15 p.m. The second attachment contains the updated schedule of the Jour Fixe.

» Invitation: Presentation by Professor Michaela Kress
» Jour Fixe schedule (updated)

   

PhD Program in Neuroscience: Functional Imaging - From Neuron to Brain

[13 Oct 08 • Michaela Kress] In this workshop, we will convey calcium imaging with fluorescence dyes, especially FURA-2. These dyes were "invented" by Roger Y. Tsien, who won the 2008 Nobel Prize in chemistry for the development of GFP. Pre-meeting: Friday, Oct 17, 2008, 10:30 a.m., coffee room (Physiology, new building).

» Course description

   

SNI Lecture Series: First lecture by Matthias Klugmann

[7 Oct 08 • Christine Bandtlow] The SNI Lecture Series will start next week, on Tuesday, October 14, 2008, with a presentation by PD Dr. Matthias Klugmann from the University of Mainz. Time and place: 5:15 p.m., MZA-lecture hall G0.

» SNI Lecture Series WS08/09 Schedule

   

4th Meeting of PhD Students

[5 Oct 08 • Georg Dechant] PhD Students are invited to participate in the annual meeting of the PhD Students of Innsbruck Medical University.

» Invitation
» Additional information

   

NENS Stipends Call

[1 Oct 08 • Georg Dechant] The following links provide the call for applications for NENS stipends and application materials. Students are encouraged to apply. Deadline: 15 October 2008.

» FENSNewsletterNENS Application Info Pack 
» NENS Stipends Application Pack NENS Poster Stipends Call 2008

   

New Student Representatives

[30 Sep 08 • Georg Dechant] The PhD students Claudia Granbichler (left picture) and Celine Ullrich (right picture) were selected as the new student representatives of the PhD Program in Neuroscience, replacing Dr.med.univ. Martin Köllensperger, who served as representative from June 2006 to June 2008.

» Contact and Info

   
NPY fibers (green) and dynorphin A containing fibers and neurons (red) in the paraventricular nucleus of the mouse

PhD Program in Neuroscience: Neuropharmacology I

Neuroscience courses (WS 08/09) will be announced separately on this homepage.

[26 Sep 08 • Christoph Schwarzer] The aim of this course is to give a principal insight into major neurotransmitter systems and their characterization by immunohisto- chemistry, in-situ hybridization and receptor binding techniques.

» Course announcement

   

11th International Neuroscience Winter Conference

[26 Sep 08 • Alois Saria] The INWC, to be held from March 31st to April 4th, 2009, was established as a high level neuroscience conference in the past couple of years in Austria. At this time we call for symposia proposals on the most important contemporary topics in neuroscience.

» INWC website

   


PENS-Hertie Winter School: Call for Student Applications


[23 Sep 08 • Alois Saria] The PENS-Hertie Winter School on "Structure and Function of Neural Circuits" still invites student applications. The Winter School will be held in Obergurgl, Austria, from 11-18 Jan 09. Application deadline: 30 Sept 08.

» PENS-Hertie Winter School 2008/2009
» Call for Applications

   
   

Habilitation Lecture: Dr.med.univ. Nadia Stefanova

[23 Sep 08 • Gregor Wenning] Dr.med.univ. Nadia Stefanova will present her habilitation lecture on "Animal models of multiple system atrophy - pathological and behavioural characterisation" on Sep 25, 2008, at 4:40 pm, place: Lecture Hall, MZA G0, Anichstrasse 35.

» Brief summary of habilitation treatise
» CV Nadia Stefanova

   
   

Addiction - Learning - Memory: Diploma position available

[23 Sep 08 • Gerald Zernig] The following research position is available at the Experimental Psychiatry unit.

» Position Announcement
» Experimental Psychiatry

   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

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