Inaugural Lectures

We congratulate Paulin Jirkof, Felix Scholkmann and Ulrich Hemmeter on their inaugural lectures. On September 24, Paulin Jirkof talked about whether animal welfare and animal testing is contradictory: “Tierwohl und Tierversuch – Ein Widerspruch?“. One […]


European iPSC Platform

The iPSC Platform for Neuropsychiatry of the European College for Neuropsycho- pharmacology (ECNP) established in 2019 and chaired by Edna Grünblatt, is running free of charge seminars for Early Career Scientists (ECS). Every two months, […]


Really? And What Now?

Unfortunately, sexist comments appear regularly in female PhD candidates’ careers. Even if women react to them differently, they share the similar experiences of sexism, hearing the same comments again and again. The 500 Women Scientists […]


Recent Publications by ZNZ Members

Read here about recent papers published by members of the Neuroscience Center Zurich. Rapid homeostatic modulation of transsynaptic nanocolumn ringsProc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2022 Nov 8;119(45):e2119044119.  doi: 10.1073/pnas.2119044119. Epub 2022 Nov 2.Authors: […]


Welcome to the Community

We are proud to welcome our new members. Read on to learn about the research expertise they contribute to our community. Prof. Catherine Jutzeler, Group Leader Institute for Translational Medicine, D-HEST, ETH Zurich Catherine Jutzeler […]

Research News

The key to brain regeneration

Axolotl salamanders are amphibians that have the astonishing capacity to regenerate its brain after a large section is being removed. However, it has been unclear how complete this regeneration is, whether all lost neurons are […]

Research News

Rhythm in the Maturing Brain

During childhood and adolescence, fundamental neural restructuring processes take place and thus represent a critical phase of the human lifespan. A substantial body of literature dealing with neurophysiological changes often focused on the most dominant […]

In the Spotlight

A Warehouse for Neuroscience

Benjamin Ineichen, group leader at the Center for Reproducible Science at the University of Zurich, will lead the project “Advancing 3R – Animals, Research and Society” from the National Research Program 79. He will establish […]