News Archive

Kick-off Symposium "Sex and Gender in Medicine"
15 November 2019
UZH Zentrum, Aula KOL G-201

Symposium Clinical Neurocenter
14 November 2019
Lecture Hall Monakow, USZ

1 November 2019
UniversitätsSpital Zürich, Frauenklinikstrasse 10, Hörsaal Nord

27-30 October 2019
Monte Verità, 6612 Ascona

Zurich Open Innovation in Life Sciences Conference (OILS)
10-11 October 2019
University Hospital Zurich (USZ), lecture hall OST, Gloriastrasse, 8006 Zurich
03-04 October 2019
TGIM Space, Löwenstrasse 17, 8001 Zurich

CRPP Stroke Kick-off Symposium
03 October 2019
University Hospital Zurich, Frauenklinistrasse 26, Hörsaal Monakow

Tierversuche im Dialog
SGV/LS2 Symposium in Deutsch
13 September 2019
UZH Irchel Campus, Theatersaal 65

UZH Bioentrepreneur Fellowships

Applicaiton deadline 15 September 2019

KZN Research Day (PDF, 704 KB)

Thursday, 22 August 2019

University Hospital Zurich

Science Photo Marathon

Deadline for participation: 10 Sept. 2019

Falling Walls Lab 2019

Pitch your project
Deadline 9 August 2019

Developing a brain atlas through deep learning

10 June 2019

New paper by Iqbal, Khan & Karayannis
Nat. Machine Intelligence 1.6 (2019): 277

An endogenous mechanism against neurodegeneration

5 June 2019

Gerez, Picotti et al.

Science Translational Medicine

Call for Research Proposals by Synapsis Foundation
Submission deadline: 15 July 2019

Konrad Akert Lecture 2019
Wednesday, 5 June 2019, 15:00
Irchel Campus, lecture hall Y24 G45

24. Zürcher Psychotraumatologie-Tagung
Saturday, 11 May 2019
University Zurich, Rämistrasse 71, lecture hall K02-F-180, 8001 Zurich

International Symposium Gene and Cell Therapies
Friday, 26 April 2019
University Hospital Zurich, Alte Anatomie, Aula SCHUL A16, Gloriastrasse 19, 8091 Zurich

UZH Entrepreneur-Fellowship BioTech and MedTech
The Call is now open: Submit your application by April 15, 2019

Symposia Sleep&Health and Zürcher Schlafmedizin (PDF, 207 KB)

Thursday, 4 April 2019

Carum, Auditorium 2, Pestalozzistr. 11

Properties of TDP-43 protein correlate with severity of frontotemporal dementia

New paper by Laferrière, Maniecka, Polymenidou et al. in Nature Neuroscience, vol 22, January 2019, 65-77

Environmental Insult and the Brain: focus on Oligodendrocytes and Myelination
Symposium at UZH Main Building, Rämistrasse 71, Room K02-F-152
20 December 2018, 13:00-17:00

The synaptic architecture of song learning
The first perception of song in zebra finches is associated with a rapid formation of inhibitory synapses and a rapid removal of excitatory synapses. Read more >> (PDF, 6 KB)
26 October 2018

Contraceptives may be neuroprotective in stroke
Treatment with the progestins resulted in less severe strokes in mice
24 October 2018

5. Jahressymposium Klinisches Neurozentrum des UniversitätsSpital Zürich
29. November 2018, 14:00-18:30
UniversitätsSpital Zürich, Hörsaal Monakow, Frauenklinikstr. 26, 8091 Zürich

Symposium  "Schnittpunkte von Epileptologie und Psychiatrie"
8 November 2018, 14:00-18:00
EPI-Park, Parksaal, Bleulerstrasse 60, 8008 Zürich

Call for Proposals by IRP, (PDF, 1482 KB)
Funding for Research on CNS Regeneration,
Neuroprotection and Functional Restoration.
Application deadline 31 October 2018

Marlene Porsche Graduate School of Neuroeconomics Inaugural Symposium
29 October 2018
University of Zurich, Room G-01, Rämistrasse 59, 8001 Zürich

Translocation of neuronal FUS protein
Eva-Maria Hock et al. investigated this process, which may play a role in ALS and FTD initial pathology.
8 Aug 2018

5th Burghölzli Psychiatry Meeting
4 October 2018
University Hospital of Psychiatry Zurich (PUK), Lenggstrasse 31, 8032 Zurich

Visual Processing at the Heart of the Retina
Thursday, 20 September 2018
Symposium, Aula RAA-G-01, Rämistrasse 59, Zürich

Geburtstagssymposium zu Ehren von Hans-Christoph Steinhausen (PDF, 413 KB)
Freitag, 21. September 2018, 13:00-18:00
Psychiatrische Universitätsklinik Zürich, Lenggstrasse 31, Hörsaal Z1 03

ZNZ Brain Weekend
8-9 September 2018

KNZ Research Day
5 September 2018
Lecture Hall Monakow (HAL A34),

The neuroscience of major depression - focus on anhedonia (PDF, 123 KB)
Talk by Diego Pizzagalli, Harvard Medical School
Friday, 6. Juli 2018, at 13:00
Psychiatrische Universitätsklinik Zürich
Lenggstrasse 31, Hörsaal Z1 03

Fürst Donnersmarck-Foundation
Announcement of the Research Prize 2018
publ. 08 May 2018

Astrocytes show calcium signals similarly fast as neurons (PDF, 36 KB)
New research by Prof. Bruno Weber
Published in Neuron.
26 April 2018

Synapsis Foundation - Call for Proposals 2018

A Research Grants competition and a Career Development Award competition.
publ. 10 April 2018

Structure, function, molecular signature
Frontiers in multimodal biomedical imaging.
Farewell Symposium for Prof. Markus Rudin
25-26 June 2018
UZH Zentrum, main building, KOL G 201
Neuroscience careers in academia and industry
ZNZ retreat for postdocs and doctoral students.
24 April 2018, 9:30-15:00
UZH, Aula RAA-G-01, Rämistrasse 59.

Predicting recovery after spinal cord injury
13 March 2018
Measured neurodegenerative changes after six months can predict the degree of recovery after two years.

Brainhack Zurich
Open tools for reproducible neuroscience
2-4 May 2018

Live imaging of neurogenesis
Pilz et al. observed stem cell divisions and the maturation of new nerve cells
for up to two months in the adult mouse hippocampus.
Science. 9 February 2018.

Annual SSN Meeting

Zurich, UZH Zentrum, 9 February 2018

Panel Discussion "What is needed in industry?" (PDF, 87 KB)
ETH Zurich, LEE E 101
7 February 2018, 18:00 - 19:30 followed by apéro and networking
Please register by sending an E-Mail to:

Symposia Sleep & Health Zurich
UZH Main Building, Rämistrasse 71
Lecture Hall KOH B 10
1-2 February 2018
Zurich Life Science Day
Zurich, UZH Irchel, 1 February 2018
Keynote speaker will be Martin Chalfie, nobel prize for discovery and development of green fluorescent protein, GFP.

Glia promote regeneration of skin
29 Jan 2018
Nature Communications. January 16, 2018.
DOI: 10.1038/s41467-017-01488-2.

4th Burghölzli Psychiatry Meeting
30 November 2017, 13:30-19:30
University Hospital of Psychiatry Zurich (PUK), Lenggstrasse 31, 8032 Zurich

EUCognition Meeting - Learning: Beyond Deep Neural Networks
23-24 Nov 2017, University of Zurich
Aula RAA-G-01 Rämistrasse 59

Symposium des Schweizerischen Zentrums für Epileptologie und Epilepsiechirurgie

16 Nov 2017 at 14:00 – 18:00

Parksaal EPI-Park, Bleulerstrasse 60, 8008 Zürich

Read more (PDF, 1365 KB)

23 October 2017 - Andrea Spinnler of the Inst. of Pharmacology & Toxicology
takes part in PhD thesis competition of network Universitas 21.

Please see here

Making up your mind - The integration of interneurons into cortical networks
Talk by Prof. Gord Fishell, Harvard Medical Center and Broad Institute
Friday, 15 September 2017, 10:00.
University of Zurich, Irchel Campus, lecture hall Y15 G20. Flyer (PDF, 2772 KB)
ZNZ Annual Symposium 2017
Thursday, 14 September 2017
UZH Central Campus
Häldeliweg 2, Zurich
Moving forward!
Symposium Koetser Foundation
Wednesday, 13 September 2017, 15:00 - 18:30
USZ, Lecture Hall Monakow, Department of Neurology,
Frauenklinikstrasse 26, Zürich, Program (PDF, 1970 KB)
Latsis Symposium 2017 - Transgenerational Epigenetic Inheritance: Impact for Biology and Soyciety
28-30 August 2017, Auditorium Maximum, ETH Zürich
Öffentliche Vorlesung: Erbe, Umwelt und Vergangenheit: Warum die Epigenetik den Blick auf die Gesundheit verändert
29 August 2017, 17:30-18:30.
Auditorium Maximum, ETH Zürich.

Protein Aggregation in Health and Disease
Joining Forces Symposium on 19-20 June 2017 at ETH Hönggerberg. Read more

Innovation in Chronic Disease Intervention
A summer school in Heidelberg, 11-22 Sept 2017, by EIT Health. Deadline for applications: 1 June 2017. Read more

Zurich Life Science Week - an active training platform to best seize job opportunities outside academia, 12-16 June 2017, UZH Irchel Campus. Read more

Heterogeneity of Autoimmune Diseases
The international Symposium of the CRPP MS will take place on 12 and 13 June 2017 in Zurich Read More

Deep sleep important for motor learning - 24 May 2017
New method for modulating sleep depth in motor cortex shows causal relationship between sleep and motor learning. Read more

Synapsis Foundation - Calls for Proposals 2017 - Carreer Development Award (for Advanced PostDocs) and Research Grants for Principal Investigators. Read more

Isabelle Mansuy becomes fellow of the European Academy of Sciences

12 April 2017 – The Academy promotes excellence in science and technology.
Read more

Blocking human fear memory, 05.04.2017

Treat posttraumatic stress disorder with the antibiotic doxycycline. Read more

Different activity pattern in autism, 04.04.2017

Signals from the anterior cingulate cortex are altered in individuals
with autism spectrum disorder. Read more (in German)

What's deep about deep-learning?

Talk by Prof. Terrence Sejnowski, Salk Institute and UCSD
Friday, 28 April 2017, 16:00.
University of Zurich, Irchel Campus, lecture room Y35 F51

Research prize of the Swiss Brain League 2017: call for proposals, publ. 24.1.17 Read more (PDF, 122 KB)

NOGA-A suppresses angiogenesis, publ. 05.01.17. Read more

Two ERC Consolidator Grants for Christian Ruff and Giacomo Indiveri, publ. 21.12.16. Read more

Brainhack Zurich 2017, 2-3 March 2017, Registration required, read more
Zurich Life Science Day 2017, UZH Campus Irchel, 8.02.2017 More