Viral vector facility

A viral vector facility, to be located at the Institute of Pharmacology & Toxicology, University of Zurich, will be established to assist research groups with applying viral vectors to their experiments. Here, we interview the […]

Research News

Weak impulses for strong memories

Memories are stored in our brain as connections between neurons, so called memory traces. But how are these traces created? ZNZ researcher Urs Gerber and his group challenge existing concepts. Memory traces are formed by […]

In the Spotlight

Methylation sets the rhythm

The research group of Prof. Steven Brown at the Institute of Pharmacology & Toxicology, has shown for the first time a direct connection between circadian behaviour and plastic DNA methylation. In their recent Nature Neuroscience […]


Peter Somogyi receives honorary doctorate

Prof. Dr. Peter Somogyi, Director of the Anatomical Neuropharmacology Unit, Department of Pharmacology, Oxford University, has been awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Zurich, in recognition for his outstanding work to decipher the […]


Translational neuromodeling

Klaas Enno Stephan has held his inaugural lecture entitled “Translational Neuromodeling: Towards Computational Diagnostics of Brain Diseases” on March 13, 2014.Watch the video of his lecture here.


Psychiatry under the lens of algorithms

May 19th/20th, 2014 – Psychiatric University Hospital in Zurich First Zurich Computational Psychiatry Meeting at the historical Burghölzli in Zurich. Keynote presentations by leading local and international experts (Ray Dolan, Klaas Enno Stephan, Tiago Maia, […]

Calls for Proposals

Research grants – Call for proposals

Synapsis Foundation – Alzheimer Research Switzerland ARS announces a Research Grants competition. Deadline for submission of proposals is July 31, 2014. The goal of the Synapsis Foundation is to support innovative research projects on Alzheimer’s […]