In the Spotlight

WeCare about sweat

Biomarkers in human sweat can contain useful information about the physiological state of a person. Currently, however, this information is rarely used. The WeCare project, that recently received a SNSF Sinergia grant, explores how biomarkers […]


The Healthy Brain

How does the brain stay healthy and what can we do to prevent brain disorders? This year’s BrainFair is all about the healthy brain. From 11-15 March, experts review the field in panel discussions and […]


NOMIS Award for Aguzzi

Adriano Aguzzi, professor and director of the Institute of Neuropathology at the University of Zurich, has been awarded for his research into neurodegenerative diseases linked to aberrant protein aggregates, such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s or Creutzfeldt-Jakob […]


Welcome Daniel Razansky

The Neuroscience Center Zurich welcomes its new member. Prof. Daniel Razansky Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Zurich and Institute for Biomedical Engineering, ETH Zurich At present, real-time visualization of large-scale neural dynamics is […]


Marian Diamond movie screening

To celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8, the Gender Equality Committee invites you for a free screening of an award-winning documentary that chronicles the life and scientific contribution of one of the most influential […]

Research News

Nightmare math

What can specific anxiety do to the developing brain? This question was asked by PD Dr. Karin Kucian and colleagues from the University Children’s Hospital. In their Nature Translational Psychiatry paper they report the remarkable […]


From brain waves to decisions

In his inaugural lecture, Prof. Rafael Polania, presented his work on understanding brain function and mechanisms and shared his research plans on early detection and prevention of Alzheimer’s disease. Rafael Polania was appointed Professor at […]


Light-Sheet Microscopy Workshop

The Centre for Microscopy and Image Analysis (ZMB) invites you to the Swiss Light-Sheet Microscopy Workshop, to be held in Zurich on the 24-25 April 2019. Light-sheet microscopy enables long-term imaging of large biological samples. […]

Research News

Database for animal experimentation

Members of the UZH research community have joined hands to exchange information on animal experimentation licenses. They have set up the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) community, in which principle researchers can learn from each other’s […]

Calls for Proposals

Swiss Brain League Prize 2019

Interested in winning this year’s Swiss Brain League Research Prize? Submit your entries no later than 30 September 2019. The prize is awarded to outstanding contributions in the field of neurological research. Every two years, […]