MSc/PhD Program


Methods Courses

During the first months (Oct - Dec) of the Neuroscience Program, all students participate in a series of introductory methods courses. They learn fundamental techniques applied in current research and meet members of the participating research groups.

Courses are not open to the public.

Block A - Neuroanatomy & Development

Topic Supervisors
Human Brain Reuss
Development Bucher, Burk
Histology Chao
EM Rickmann, Chao
Sensory Systems Möck
Development of the Insect Nervous System Clemens
Introduction Neuroanatomy of the Leech Ferber
Single Neuron Recording Ferber

Block B - Physiology & Basic Statistics

Topic Supervisors
Statistics Friede, Günhan, Leha
Electrophysiological/ Optical Techniques Lindau, Zhao, Fang
Genetic Engineering: siRNA and other Transgenic Techniques Tuoc, Sokpor, Nguyen
Live-Cell Imaging Rizzoli, Opazo, Seitz, Wildhagen
EM Möbius, Meschkat
PYTHON Khadka, Mirna, Ruechardt
Demo MRI and MRS Boretius, Schweizer
Fluorescence Microscopy Optics/ (Non-)Confocal Imaging Enderlein
NEURON Simulation Program Hülsmann
Introduction to Cell Culture Methods Rhee
Psychophysical Methods in Decision Making Studies Pooresmaeili
Demo FLIM Wouters
Demo Patch Clamp Techniques Schlüter
Introduction Methods in Molecular Biology Göbbels
Psychophysiological Methods Schacht, Kulke
Visual Sense of Arthropods Schmidt
Insect Muscles Heinrich
Quantitative Analysis of Drosophila Behaviours Geurten
Drosophila Optical Behaviour Geurten

Block C - Modelling, Autonomous Nervous System, Pharmaclology

Topic Supervisors
Neuronal Modelling Clemens
Behavioral Analysis Ehrenreich / Treue

Block E - Sensory and Motor Systems

Topic Supervisors
Clinical Sensory Physiology Moser et al.
Muscle & Spinal Motor Systems Hülsmann

Block F - Clinical Neurosciences and Higher Brain Functions

Topic Supervisors
Demo Functional Topography of the Human Brain Chao