MSc/PhD Program


Lectures/Tutorials

Lectures are open to all students of the University of Göttingen. Tutorials are restricted to students of the program. Attendance of lectures and tutorials in the first segment is mandatory for students of the Neuroscience Program.

Lectures are held on Monday and Thursday from 8:15 to 10:00 a.m. in the seminar rooms of the ENI (European Neuroscience Institute), Grisebachstr. 5.

Tutorials are held on Tuesday (lecture Monday) and Friday (lecture Thursday) from 8:15 to 10:00 a.m. in the seminar rooms of the ENI.

For a detailed lecture schedule please contact us.

Topics of Lecture series:

Block A / Module M.Neuro.11 - Neuroanatomy & Development

Topic
Lecturer
Human CNS
Reuss
Histology & Cytology
Dresbach
Sensory Systems
Möck
Hippocampus, Limbis System
Möck
Autonomic System, Brain Stem
Staiger
Motor Systems, Spinal Cord, Cerebellum
Witte
Circadian Clocks
Eichele
MRI
Dechent, Schweizer
Invertebrate Models: Aplysia, Drosophila
Geurten
Development
Bucher
Molecular Development
Bucher

Block B / Module M.Neuro.14 & M.Neuro.12 - Molecular Biology, Neurogenetics and Basic Statistics

Topic
Lecturer
Statistics, Software Training
Friede, Leha
Protein Biosynthesis and Structure of Membrane Proteins
Outeiro
Trafficking
Outeiro
DNA, Genome
Brose
Transcription, RNA, Translation
Brose
Genetic Engineering, Transgenic Techniques
Wojcik
Arthropod Muscle Systems
Heinrich
Olfactory Learning in Drosophila
Fiala / Widmann
The Visual Sense of Insects
Geurten
Single Neuron Recording
Ferber
Microglia / Astrocytes
Saher
Oligodendrocytes, Schwann Cells and Neurogenetics
Nave
Introduction to Mouse Genetics and Transgenic Moude Models
Goebbels
Introduction to Microscopy Techniques
Enderlein
Neuroimmunology
Flügel, Lühder
Signal Transduction
Vogl

Block C / Module M.Neuro.12 - Physiology

Topic
Lecturer
Introduction to the Basics of Electronics
Schliephacke
Electrophysiological Techniques, Amplifiers
Taschenberger
Membrane Physiology
Rhee
Membrane Physiology & Ion Channels
Pardo
Synaptic Transmission & Integration
Rizzoli

Block D / Module M.Neuro.13 - Modelling, Autonomous Nervous System, Pharmacology

Topic
Lecturer
Computational Neuroscience
Clemens
Autonomous Nervous System
Wouters
Neuronal Control of Breathing and Circulation
Wouters
Neuroendocrinology
Antal
Neuropharmacology
Sereda
Behavioral Analysis
Treue

Block E / Module M.Neuro.15 - Sensory and Motor Systems

 Topic
Lecturer
General Sensory Physiology
Moser
Somatic Senses
Moser
Audition
Pangrsic
Clinical Sensory Physiology
Moser
Vision
Gollisch
Chemosensation
Fiala
Higher Vision
Treue
Attention
Treue
Muscle & Spinal Motor Systems
Hülsmann, Dibaj

Block F / Module M.Neuro.16 - Clinical Neurosciences and Higher Brain Functions

Topic
 Lecturer
Functional Neuroanatomy
Bähr
Stroke
Döppner
Neuromuscular Disorders, Motoneuron Disorders
Schmidt, Zschüntzsch
Epilepsy
Focke
Central Motor Systems
Sommer
Mechanisms of Learning & Memory: Hippocampus
Fischer
Memory Loss, Neurodegeneration
Fischer
Learning & Memory: Invertebrate Models
Fiala
Sleep
Owald
Rare Cognitive Diseases: Overview and Selected Molecular Pathomechanisms
Kraetzner, Dibaj
Neurodegeneration
Bayer
Schizophrenia
Ehrenreich
Depression
Krueger-Burg
Higher Cognitive Functions
Wilke

Block G - Special seminars and tutorials
on topics defined by the students each year. Topics may include (open list of examples):

Topic
 Lecturer
Limits of Cognitive Neuroscience
Geurten
Optogenetics
Moser
Affective Neuroscience & Psychophysiology
Schacht
Calcium in Synaptic Release
Neher
Brain Machine Interface/ Neuroprosthetics
Gail
Ideas of Mind in Philosophy, Psychology, and the Neurosciences
Quigley
How to make it stick? Talking - Teaching - Learning
Thielsch
How can theoretical neuroscience guide experimentalists?
Wolf 
Evidence-Based Phytopharmacology to Treat Diseases of the Nervous System
Dietz
Clinical Studies on Brain Diseases
Ehrenreich
Sleep – General and Clinical Aspects
Paulus
Neuron-glia interaction
Nave
Neuronal Plasticity
Löwel
Social Neuroscience of Attachment
Vrtička