Marcus Stephenson-Jones’ visit and talk

Marcus Stephenson-Jones, Group Leader of Principal Components of Goal-Directed Behaviour (Sainsbury Wellcome Centre for Neural Circuits and Bahevaiour) accepted our invitation to visit the IEM HAS and he gave a talk entitled ‘Genetically distinct ventral pallidal neurons encode the motivation for approach and avoidance’. Summary: A prominent trait of animals is their ability to predict reward…

FENS Regional Meeting, Pecs

We were active at the FENS Regional Meeting at Pecs, Hungary – participating in multiple events. Balazs was moderating a career forum at the satellite PhD conference HuNDoC Tomi gave a talk at HuNDoC titled Bursting cholinergic neurons of the basal forebrain show synchronous activity in an auditory detection task Kati had a mini-poster at…

Talks of Jolien Pas and Gerwin Dijk

Dear Colleagues, I am excited to advertise the talks of Jolien Pas and Gerwin Dijk from Department of Bioelectronics, Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Saint-Etienne, France. They will talk about the (probably near) future of electrophysiology, which still sounds a bit like science fiction – organic based electrodes and biodegradable guiding elements. The talks…

Talks by Filippo Del Bene, Nathalie Jurisch-Yaksi and Emre Yaksi on 7 July at IEM HAS

Dear Colleagues, On 7 July (Friday), we will host three excellent colleagues working on the zebrafish model system. 10:00-11:00 – Filippo Del Bene: Deciphering anatomy and function of an inter-hemispheric neural circuit in the zebrafish optic tectum 15:00-15:45 – Nathalie Jurisch-Yaksi: The role of motile cilia-generated flow in olfaction 15:45-16:30 – Emre Yaksi: Studying the…

SYNDI 2017

Systems Neuroscience and Decision Making = SYNDI: We had our first joint conference + lab retreat with the Kvitsiani lab! Invited speakers included Peter Bartho and Zoltan Somogyvari from Budapest, Arash Fassihi from Trieste and Laura Jimenez from Munich.