Prof. Dr. Henrik Mouritsen
AG Neurosensorik/Animal Navigation, IBU
Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg
Phone: +49 (0) 441 798 3081 or 3095
We are pleased to announce the renewal of our collaborative research centre SFB 1372 for a second funding period! Thanks to the brilliant team and we are excited about the next four years!
For more information, please visit the SFB 1372 homepage here.
Xu and colleagues have identified the magnetic sensitivity of cryptochrome 4 in the European robin (Erithacus rubecula). This insight sheds yet more light on the complexities of magnetoreception and how birds utilize quantum mechanics to find their way.
Congratulations to all the scientists involved!
To view the article, please visit: doi.org/10.1038/s41586-021-03618-9
We congratulate Anja Günther and colleagues for the successful publication of their most recent findings on the functionality of double cones in the avian retina.
Read the full paper here: doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2495-20.2021