May 23, 2017

Computations of visual motion in the brain

Botond Roska and his group at the FMI have elucidated how the retina and the visual cortex work together in visual motion perception. They found that cortical cells, which respond preferentially to backward image motion, are dependent on input from direction-selective cells in the retina, while other cortical cells are less dependent on such input. Read more

May 17, 2017

Women and successful careers: Making it work

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Apr 26, 2017

Great honor: Silvia Arber awarded Louis-Jeantet Prize for Medicine

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Apr 12, 2017

"ERC Advanced Grants" for Susan Gasser, Rainer Friedrich and Helge Grosshans

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Next seminars & events

May 29, 2017. Time: 15.00  FMI Room 530  Add to my calendar  Register for this event

Histone dynamics in DNA damage and repair
Michael Hauer

May 30, 2017. Time: 11:00  FMI Room 530  Add to my calendar  Register for this event

Insights into RNA processing from large-scale protein-RNA interactions and RNA-targeting Cas9
Gene Yeo, Institute for Genomic Medicine, University of California San Diego, Calif., USA

May 31, 2017. Time: 12:15  FMI Room 539  Add to my calendar  Register for this event

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Hubert Bloch Lecture
Muscular dystrophies: molecular basis and therapeutic strategies

Michael Sinnreich, Dept. of Biomedicine, University of Basel

Jun 02, 2017. Time: 13.00  FMI Room 530  Add to my calendar  Register for this event

Cryo-electron microscopy with the Volta phase plate
Maryam Khoshouei, Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Martinsried, Germany

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Recent Publications

Stephan R, Goellner B, Moreno E, Frank CA, Hugenschmidt T, Genoud C1 Aberle H, Pielage J Hierarchical Microtubule Organization Controls Axon Caliber and Transport and Determines Synaptic Structure and Stability Dev Cell. 2017 Apr; 33(1):5-21

Filipowicz W Traversing the RNA World J Biol Chem. 2017 Apr; [Epub ahead of print]

Minoux M, Holwerda S, Vitobello A, Kitazawa T, Kohler H, Stadler MB, Rijli FM Gene bivalency at Polycomb domains regulates cranial neural crest positional identity Science. 2017 Mar; 355:6332

Zhan Y, Giorgetti L, Tiana G Modelling genome-wide topological associating domains in mouse embryonic stem cells Chromosome Res. 2017 Mar; 25(1):5-14

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