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Profile Field Neuroscience & Neurotechnology in Freiburg

First Annual Retreat
When Oct 11, 2019
from 10:30 AM to 05:30 PM
Where Otto-Krayer-Haus, Albertstr. 25, 79104 Freiburg
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We cordially invite you to the 1st Annual Retreat within the "Profile Field Neuroscience & Neurotechnology" in Freiburg. The Retreat provides an opportunity for everyone in the Freiburg Neuroscience & Neurotechnology community – faculty, fellows, students, researchers, and clinicians – to meet and discuss their work in order to increase awareness of ongoing research and approaches/technologies, to generate novel ideas, and to foster new interactions and collaborations.



Friday, October 11, 2019


10:30-11:00 Registration
11:00-11:05 Opening
Prof. Dr. Ilka Diester (Faculty of Biology)
11:05-11:10 Welcome note
Prof. Dr. Gunther Neuhaus, Vice rector University of Freiburg

Session 1

New in the Region

Chair: Prof. Dr. Ilka Diester


Spatial hearing with two cochlear implants – When timing matters!
Dr. Nicole Rosskothen-Kuhl (Medical Faculty)

11:30-11:50 Circuit mechanisms of cortico-cortical interactions in visual processing
Dr. Julia Veit, Emmy Noether research group leader (Medical Faculty)
11:50-12:10 Cracking circuits in the vertebrate brain: lessons from zebrafish
Prof. Dr. Johann Bollmann (Faculty of Biology)
12:10-12:30 Reinforcement Learning for Neuroscience
Prof. Dr. Joschka Bödecker (Faculty of Engineering)
12:30-13:30 LUNCH BREAK

Session 2

Collaborative Research & Infrastructure Part I

Chair: Prof. Dr. Joschka Bödecker (Faculty of Engineering)

13:30-13:50 NeuroMod, Prof. Dr. Andreas Vlachos (Medical Faculty)
13:50-14:10 Intelligent Machine-Brain Interfacing technology (IMBIT)
Prof. Dr. Ilka Diester (Faculty of Biology)
14:10-14:30 Microscopy and Image Analysis Platform (MIAP)
Tobias Wernet
14:30-14:50 Institute for Disease Modeling and targeted Medicine (IMITATE)
Dr. Martin Helmstädter (Medical Faculty)
14:50-15:30 COFFEE BREAK

Session 3

Collaborative Research & Infrastructure Part II

Chair: Prof. Dr. Andreas Vlachos (Medical Faculty)
15:30-15:50 Neurex
Prof. Dr. Ulrich Egert (Faculty of Engineering)
15:50-16:10 CRC-TRR 167 NeuroMac
Prof. Dr. Marco Prinz (Medical Faculty)
16:10-16:30 CRC Initiative How the brain works work
Prof. Dr. Bernd Fakler (Medical Faculty)
16:30-16:50 CRC-TRR Initiative InterRep
Prof. Dr. Marlene Bartos (Medical Faculty)
16:50-17:10 CRC-TRR Initiative micro-implant-translation
Prof. Dr. Gerald Urban (Faculty of Engineering)
17:10-17:20 Closing remarks



Please register ASAP but the latest by

Friday, October 4th
via the DFN Terminplaner under:


Download program

191011 | Neuro Retreat Program

Download poster

191011 | Neuro Retreat Poster


Profile field spokespersons

PD Dr. Tonio Ball
Prof. Dr. Ilka Diester
Prof. Dr. Thomas Stieglitz


Katja Kukatz