Awards

UZH honorary doctorate for Friston

Prof. Karl Friston, University College London, has been awarded an honorary doctorate from the medical faculty of the University of Zurich in recognition for his pioneering work in developing mathematical methods for human brain imaging and […]

Awards

PhD Thesis completed!

Congratulations! The following students have completed their PhD thesis in the last six months:  Michael Arzt, Brain Research Institute, University of Zurich (Supervisor: Prof. Martin Schwab) 24 September 2015 Structural Analysis of the Interface between […]

Awards

Cloëtta Prize 2015 goes to Helmchen

On November 13, Fritjof Helmchen of the Brain Research Institute was awarded the 2015 Cloëtta Prize, together with Dominique Soldati-Favre of the University of Geneva. The award ceremony took place at the Centre Médicale Universitaire […]

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2015 ZNZ PhD grants

On December 3, the ZNZ Steering Committee has awarded two PhD grants. The grants, each covering a doctoral student’s salary for one year, go to ZNZ group leaders Shiva Tyagarajan of the Institute of Pharmacology […]

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PhD Award for Uli Herrmann

Dr. Uli Herrmann received this year’s ZNZ Best PhD Award for his work on a new substance that blocks propagation of prion proteins and increases survival in prion-infected mice. The prize that comes with a […]

Awards

PhD Thesis completed!

Congratulations! The following students have completed their PhD thesis in the last six months:  Christian Brändli, Institute of Neuroinformatics, UZH/ETH (Supervisor: Dr. Shih-Chii Liu) 20 January 2015 Event-Based Machine Vision Sandrine Deprez, Institute of Pharmacology […]