RDN Neuroscience Calendar

New insights into circadian clock mechanism

Ras protein regulates circadian rhythm. Effects on period length and regulation through external time cues.

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How we know where we are

Intracranial EEG reveals the signature of specific spatial locations. Bochum and Bonn-based study with epileptic patients.

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Citrus scent inhibits liver cancer

Researchers from Bochum decode signalling pathway. Olfactory receptors in liver cancer cells verified.

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Sleep facilitates memory consolidation

Sleeping after learning is important for infants’ long-term memory. Researchers from Bochum and Sheffield test declarative memory in infants.

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Mental disorders due to permanent stress

Immune cells have harmful effect in the brain. Predisposition may be traced back to embryonic stage. Click here for the article in RUBENS.

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How stress influences memory

Emotionally relevant information are best memorised. Evidence of origins of posttraumatic stress disorders. Click here for the article in RUBENS.

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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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