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 CNS Reuss
Human Brain Reuss
Development Dresbach, Manzini
Histology Dresbach
EM Chao, Rickmann
Sensory Systems Staiger
Development of the Insect Nervous System Silies
Introduction Neuroanatlomy of the Leech Ferber, Hörner
Single Neuron Recording Hörner

Block B - Physiology & Basic Statistics

Topic Supervisors
Statistics Friede, Jung
PYTHON Wolf et al.
EM Möbius, Meschkat
Electrophysiological / Optical Techniques Lindau
NEURON Simulation Program Hülsmann, Hörner
Biochemical Techniques Kawabe
Fluorescence Microscopy Optics / (Non-)Confocal Imaging Schild
Live-Cell Imaging Rizzoli
Introduction to Cell Culture Methods Rhee
Demo FLIM Wouters
Psychophysical Meethods in Decision Making Studies Pooresmaeili
Introduction Methods in Molecular Biology Göbbels
Demo Patch Clamp Techniques Schlüter
Visual Sense of Arthropods Schmidt
Insect Muscles Heinrich
Physiology of Locust Wing Stretch Receptor Jähde
Communication of Weakly Electric Fish Hörner

Block C - Modelling, Autonomous Nervous System, Pharmaclology

Topic Supervisors
Neuronal Modelling Gütig
Behavioral Analysis Ehrenreich / Treue, Quigley

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