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Researchers from Bochum detect olfactory receptors in the skin

Receptor accelerates cell division and migration. Sandalwood scent facilitates wound healing and skin regeneration.

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New insights about serotonin receptors

Serotonin receptor 5-HT2C is involved in the regulation of the serotonin balance in the brain. Together with other receptors it could be responsible for the development of anxiety and depression.

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SFB 874 continues its work

The SFB 874 (speaker: Prof. Dr. Denise Manahan-Vaughan) will be supported by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) for another 4 years. Congratulations!

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Communicator prize 2014
for Onur Güntürkün

DFG and "Stifterverband" of the German Research honor Prof. Dr. Güntürkün (Speaker of the RD Neuroscience) for his exemplary outreach activities.

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Switching off anxiety with light

RUB-Neuroscientists have modifed receptors for the neurotransmitter serotonin so that they can turn on with light. This new model can be used to explore depression and anxiety.
Video to the publication

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ECE - European Summer School

Die European Summer School "Memory and Mind: Perspectives from Philosophy and Neuroscience" will take place from 7 Sept – 20 Sept 2014 at the Ruhr University Bochum.

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Die Vielfalt der Psychologie

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie tagt vom 21. bis 25. September an der RUB. Kongress im Jahr des 50. Jubiläums der Bochumer Fakultät.

Homepage des DGPs-Kongress 2014 in Bochum


STED-Microscope for the RDN

The German Research Foundation (DFG) approved the building of a STED microscope, optimized for neuroscientific questions. The completion of the equipment is scheduled for 2014. The device will be located at the RUBION.


Insights into the Research Department of Neuroscience

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