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Prof. Dr. Karl-Wilhelm Koch
Tel.: +49-(0)441-798-3640
Raum: W4 1-137

Scientific Management
Dr. Kristin Tietje
+49 (0)441 798-3882

W4 1-167

Scientific Management
Anne Depping (currently not on duty)
+49 (0)441 798-2451
V03 M 3-335

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Gabriele Ahrens
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Guests of the RTG Seminar

Invited speaker

 List of invited speakers at the RTG Seminar

Date Name Institution Title of Talk Event


Janna Aarse

New York University


GRK & SFB Seminar


Eva K. Fischer

HWK Fellow Delmenhorst

Mechanisms of Behavioural Evolution

GRK & SFB Seminar


Francesco Bonì

CNR-Biophysics Instituta, Milano, Italy


GRK & SFB Seminar


Oliver Lindecke

School of Natural Science, University Bangor, UK

Beyond the range of echolocation - Sensory perception and navigation in migratory bats

GRK & SFB Seminar


Tom Baden

Universtiy of Sussex, UK


GRK Seminar


Cristiano Bertolucci

University of Ferrara, Italy

Evolution without the Sun: Circadian Clocks and DNA repair in Blind Cavefish

GRK Seminar


Prof. Dr. Nicholas S. Foulkes

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

Evolution without the Sun: Circadian Clocks and DNA repair in Blind Cavefish

GRK Seminar


Thomas Gensch

Research Centre Jülich

Fluorescent sensors for the determination of intracellular ion concentrations

GRK Seminar


Amgalanbaatar Baldansuren

Linköping University, Sweden

Electron-paramagnetic resonance spectroscopy of metallo-enzymes

GRK Seminar

29.11.2018 (post poned)

Prof. Dr. Jörd Enderlein

Department of Physics, Georg August Universtiy Göttingen

Image Scanning Microscopy and Metal Induced Energy Transfer: Enhancing Microscopy Resolution in All Directions

GRK Seminar


Prof. Dr. Stephan Neuhauss

University of Zurich, Insitute of Molecular Life Sciences

Riding the Wave of Zebrafish Genetics from Visual Transduction to Synaptic Glutamate Homeostasis

GRK Seminar


Soledad Gonzalo Cogno

Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

From single cells to local field potentials: an overview of the role of the medial entorhinal cortex in representing space

GRK Seminar


Dr. Silke Haverkamp

Center of advanced european studies and research (caesar), Bonn

Chromatic bipolar cell pathways in different vertebrate species

GRK Seminar


Prof. Dr. Michael Brand

TU Dresden

Regeneration of the adult vertebrate brain and retina learning from the fish

GRK Seminar


Uwe Wolfrum

Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz

Cilia in vision

GRK Seminar


Barbara Caspers

University of Bielefeld

The neglected sense: Olfactory communication in a songbird

GRK Seminar


Prof. Dr. Harald Gröger

Organische Chemie, University of Bielefeld

Enzyme in der Organischen Chemie: Von effizienten Synthesen zu chemoenzymatischen Eintopf-Prozessen

RTG Seminar together with GDCH Lecture Series


Prof. Dr. Andreas Guse

Zentrum für Experimentelle Medizin, Hamburg

Integration of adenine nucleotide dependent calcium signaling

GRK Seminar


Prof. Dr. Uwe Wolfrum

Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz

Visit: postponed

GRK Seminar


Prof. Dr. Thorben Cordes

Biocenter, Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München

Fluorescence microscopy and spectroscopy for dynamic structural biology: tools and applications

GRK Seminar


Dr. Wei Li

National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, MD, USA

Living in the cold - retinal neurobiology and hibernation

GRK Morning lecture


Dr. Can Xie

Peking University, China

A Moving Landscape between Biology and Physics

GRK Lunch time lecture


Prof. Dr. Giorgio Fedele

University of Leicester, UK

Light-dependent magnetic field effects in Drosophila melanogaster

GRK Seminar


Prof. Dr. Sanjay Kumar Bhardwaj Chaudhary

Chaudhary Charan Singh University, India

Photoperiodic environment and seasonality in higher vertebrates

GRK Seminar


Prof. Dr. John E. Dowling

Harvard University, Cambridge, USA

Reconstructing the Human Fovea Using Connectomic Methods

Vision and Visions Symposium, HWK Delmenhorst


Prof. Dr. Marius Ader

Technische Universität Dresden

Tuning cell transplantation
strategies for the retina: organoids,
replacement and 'fusion'

GRK Seminar


PD. Dr. Dagmar Wachten

Research Center Caesar, Bonn, Germany

Controlling ciliary function by light

GRK Seminar


Prof. Dr. Maarten Kamermans

Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Netherlands

Ion-channels, circadian control and cone kinetics - A new way of seeing things

GRK Seminar


Prof. Dr. Constance Scharff

Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin

FoxP2 and its interaction partners in health and disease: insight from songbirds and other critters

GRK Seminar


Dr. Michael Kreutz

Leibniz Institute for Neurobiology, Magdeburg

When synaptic proteins meet the genome - Protein transport from synapse to nucleus

GRK Seminar


Prof. Dr. A. Michelsen

University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark

Biophysical aspects of the dance language of honeybees

GRK Seminar


Dr. Friederice Pirschel

University of Oldenburg, Oldenburg

Coding of Touch in Neurons of the Medicinal Leech

GRK Seminar


Prof. Dr. Jim Ames

University of California, USA

Structural Diversity of Neuronal Calcium Sensor Proteins: Insights for Activation of Retinal Guanylyl Cyclase by GCAP1

GRK Seminar


Prof. Dr. Ö. Güntürkün

Ruhr-University Bochum, Bochum

Die Gedanken sind frei – aber werden sie es auch bleiben?

HWK and OLB-Forum, Oldenburg


Prof. Dr. Marc Spehr

RWTH Aachen, Germany

Chemosensory Mechanisms of Conspecific Communication

Hanse-Lecture in Neuroscience, HWK Delmenhorst


Prof. Dr. Anke van den Berg

University Groningen, Groningen

The role of noncoding RNAs in B cell lymphoma

GRK Seminar


Dr. Henning Priepke

Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH & Co. KG

Von Dabigatran zu Idarucizumab – Zwei Dekaden Thromboseforschung bei Boehringer Ingelheim

GRK Seminar


Prof. Dr. Marius Üffing

Universitätsklinikum Tübingen, Tübingen

A systems view on the basics of vision Molecular dissection and multi-scale integration of functional protein networks in mammalian photoreceptors

GRK Seminar


Prof. Dr. Lorenzo Cangiano

Universita di Pisa, Italy

New insights into the evolutionary ancestry of rod photoreceptors

GRK Seminar


Prof. Dr. Gerhard Schratt

Philipps-Universität Marburg, Marburg

miRNA function in synapse development and plasticity

Hanse-Lecture in Neuroscience, HWK Delmenhorst


Prof. Dr. Christine Ziegler

Max-Planck-Institut für Biophysik, Regensburg

Towards the molecular understanding of membrane transport

GRK Seminar


Dr. Michal Rivlin

Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel

Repurposing of retinal neurons following visual adaption

Hanse-Lecture in Neuroscience, HWK Delmenhorst


Prof. Dr. Guglielmo Lanzani

Center for Nano Science and Technology@PoliMi di Milano, Italy

Cell photo modulation by

organic interfaces

GRK Seminar


Prof. Dr. Darryl Bornhop

Vanderbilt University, Nashville, USA

Quantifying Molecular Interactions in Complex Milieu at Zeptomole Sensitivity without Altering the Sample

GRK Lunch time Lecture


Prof. Dr. Sigrun Korsching

Universität zu Köln, Köln

Molecular Basis of Chemosensation

GRK Seminar


Prof. Dr. Martin Engelhard

MPI Molecular Physiology, Dortmund

A case study with an archaeal phototaxis receptor complex

GRK Seminar


Prof. Dr. John Neidhardt

University of Oldenburg, Oldenburg

Retinal degeneration: From mutation identification towards therapy development

GRK Seminar


Dr. Marco Aquila

University of Milan, Milano, Italy

Cyclic Dinucleotides modulate HCN4 Channels

GRK Seminar


Prof. Dr. Peter Berthold

Max Planck Institute of Behavioural Physiology, Vogelwarte Radolfzell

Vogelzug: Experimente zu Genetik und Evolutionsbiologie

GRK Seminar


Maria Rosa Antognazza

Center for Nano Science and Technology@PoliMi di Milano, Italy

Organic semiconductor photoreceptors

GRK Seminar


Prof. Dr. Cristina Pujades

Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain

Building the inner ear: cellular dynamics and proneural gene requirements in neurosensory development

IBU Colloquium


Prof. Dr. Andreas Buchleitner

Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg, Freiburg

Photosynthetic light harvesting - lessons for (and/or?) from quantum transport theory

GRK Seminar


Dr. Christian. Margot

R&D Division of Firmenich, Geneva, Switzerland

Odorants - from structure-odor correlations to


HWK Delmenhorst


Prof. Dr. Ilana Gozes

Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Mechanism of neuroprotection in Alzheimer's disease and schizophrenia: the case of NAP (davunetide)

GRK Seminar


Prof. Dr. Martin Plenio

University of Ulm

Quantum, Vibrations and Biology

GRK Seminar


Dr. Gregory Nuel

LPMA, CNRS 7599, Paris, France

Estimating Causal Effects in Gene Expression from a Mixture of Observational and Intervention Experiments

GRK Seminar


Dr. Timm Schubert

University of Tübingen, Tübingen

Synaptic Remodeling Generates Synchronous Oscillations in the Degenerated Outer Mouse Retina

GRK Seminar


Prof. Dr. Bernd Fritzsch

University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA

Evolutionary transformation of the vertebrate auditory system through molecular changes of developmental programs

GRK Seminar


Dr. Bela Völgyi

János Szentágothai Research Center, University of Pécs, Pécs, Hungary

The Function of Electrical Synapses in the Mammalian Retina

GRK Seminar


Dr. Christian Puller

University of Washington, USA

Retinal processing beyond midgets and parasols: broad-thorny ganglion and stellate-varicose amacrine cells in primate retina

GRK Seminar


Prof. Dr. Efthimios M. C. Skoulakis

Biomedical Sciences Research Centre

"Alexander Fleming"

Vari, Griechenland

Detection mechanisms of odorant molecule vibrations in Drosophila melanogaster

GRK Seminar


Prof. Dr. Gilles Laurent

Max-Planck-Institut für Hirnforschung, Frankfurt am Main

Early explorations of a simple visual cortex

Hanse-Lecture in Neuroscience, HWK Delmenhorst


Dr. Jason Chapman

Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, UK

Insect Navigation

IBU Colloquium


Prof. Dr. Tobias Bonhoeffer

MPI of Neurobiology, Martinsried

How Experience Changes Synapses in the Mammalian Brain

GRK Lunch time Lecture




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