In the Spotlight

Understanding stress

Johannes Bohacek has recently been appointed Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience and has started his new position on July 1 at ETH Zurich. We talked with him about his research on […]


Recent publications by ZNZ members

Read here about recent papers published by members of the Neuroscience Center Zurich. Fully embedded myoelectric control for a wearable robotic hand orthosis. IEEE Int Conf Rehabil Robot. 2017 Jul;2017:615-621 Authors: Ryser F, Butzer T, […]


ZNZ PhD Retreat 2017

The 19th ZNZ PhD Retreat at the clinic Valens aimed at stimulating exchange between science and the clinic. Part of the program was dedicated to Prof. Jürg Kesselring’s upcoming retirement on September 1. In his […]


New Findings on Psilocybin & LSD

Dr. Rainer Krähenmann presented new findings on mechanisms of action of psilocybin and LSD at the Psychedelic Science 2017 Conference. Rainer Krähenmann of the Psychiatric University Hospital Zurich discusses neurobiological and psychological mechanisms of action […]


Data Analytics in Neuroscience

Many neuroscience laboratories are faced with ever-increasing amounts of experimental data. Processing these large datasets with conventional analysis tools is often inefficient. To address these challenges efficiently, ZNZ researchers can rely on excellent cluster computing […]


Don’t miss the ZNZ Symposium 2017!

Join the ZNZ Annual Symposium on September 14, 2017. The program is again packed with interesting topics: Prof. Olaf Sporns will talk about connectomics, Prof. Gabor Halmagyi about the vestibular system and parallel workshops will […]

Calls for Proposals

2017 Joint projects and travel awards

The Oxford-McGill-Zurich Partnership in Neuroscience announces the fifth call for joint projects/workshops and travel awards. The goal of the programs is to promote collaborative research between the three neuroscience centers and build valuable synergies. Joint […]

Research News

Brain stimulation increases honesty

Michel Maréchal and Christian Ruff have identified the brain region involved in conflicts between honesty and material self-interest. They could even increase honest behavior using non-invasive brain stimulation. The results are published in the April […]


New ZNZ research group leader

The Neuroscience Center Zurich welcomes its new member. Dr. Wolfger von der Behrens Institut of Neuroinformatics, UZH/ETH The central question of Dr. von der Behrens’ research is how the central nervous system adapts to the […]


Isabelle Mansuy Fellow of EURASC

Prof. Isabelle Mansuy was elected as Fellow of the European Academy of Sciences in March 2017. This prestigious international association of distinguished scholars recognizes and elects the best European scientists as fellows. The European Academy […]