In the Spotlight

Neurobiology of Intelligence

Prof. Denis Burdakov views the brain as a series of logic gates that can be described in mathematical models. He tests these ideas at the Department of Health Sciences and Technology, ETH Zurich, where he […]


Recent publications by ZNZ members

Read here about recent papers published by members of the Neuroscience Center Zurich. Variational Bayesian inversion for hierarchical unsupervised generative embedding (HUGE). Neuroimage. 2018 Oct 01;179:604-619 Authors: Yao Y, Raman SS, Schiek M, Leff A, […]


People behind the Science

What inspires scientists to start a career in academia and how do they manage their “Work / Life balance”? In this series of posts by the ZNZ Gender Equality Committee, scientists talk about their motivation, inspiration […]


Ophthalmology Prize for Konrad Weber

Konrad Weber receives the Alfred-Vogt Award for simplifying the measurement of squint angles with a newly developed video system. Children and patients with congenital strabismus will benefit in particular. PD Dr. med. Konrad P. Weber, […]

Research News

B cells’ involvement in MS

New research sheds light on the involvement of B cells in the pathogenesis of Multiple Sclerosis (MS). The study led by Roland Martin and Mireia Sospedra shows that T cell interactions with B cells drive […]


Science stories: Regeneration

In the newest edition of Science Stories of EU Grants Access, Armin Curt talks about the Horizon 2020 NISCI project, a clinical trial for people with spinal cord injury. Prof. Armin Curt of Balgrist University […]


Meet the new ZNZ Group Leaders

We are proud to welcome our new members. Read on to learn about the research expertise they contribute to our community. Prof. Alexis Hervais-Adelman Institute of Psychology, UZH Alexis Hervais-Adelman is SNF assistant professor and […]

Calls for Proposals

IRP grants and fellowships

The International Foundation for Research in Paraplegia (IRP) invites applications in Clinical or Basic Research on regeneration of the central nervous system, neuroprotection and with special emphasis, on functional restoration of the spinal cord. Deadline […]


Highlights ZNZ Symposium 2018

More than 350 researchers participated in the Symposium on 13 Sept 2018, and discussed their current research projects in 90 poster presentations, parallel workshops and short talks. The Volker-Henn Lecture was given by Prof. Wolfram […]


Microscopy & Image Analysis

The Center for Microscopy and Image Analysis at University of Zurich provides simple and uncomplicated access to modern technologies. We spoke with Dr. Urs Ziegler, Head of Facility, about the Center’s comprehensive services. ZNZ News: […]