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Neuroscience Center Zurich

ERC Grants of ZNZ Members


Fritjof Helmchen SNF Advanced Grant 2023

"Testing a Neuronal-Astroglial Theory of Memory Formation in Hippocampus"

Melika Payvand SNF Starting Grant 2022

"Brain-inspired device-circuits-algorithm co-design for resource-constrained hardware on the edge"

Sebastian Jessberger SNF Advanced Grant 2022

"Defining molecular and cellular aging trajectories of neural stem cells and their niche in the mammalian brain"

Magda Polymenidou Consolidator Grant 2021
"Analysis of structure-function transitions of TDP-43 for mechanistic understanding of neurodegenerative diseases"
Katharina Gapp

Starting Grant 2021
"Heritability of stress receptor signatures in the germline Father-Son-Talks"

Tommaso Patriarchi
Starting Grant 2020
"Genetically encoded sensors for imaging neurochemical dynamics in vivo"
Burkhard Becher
Advanced Grant 2019
"High-dimensional single cell mapping of inflammatory disease signatures in monozygotic twins"
Paola Picotti

Consolidator Grant 2019
"Three-dimensional dynamic views of proteomes as a novel readout for physiological and pathological alterations"

Fatih Yanik Consolidator Grant 2018

“Engineering brain activity patterns for therapeutics of neuropsychiatric and neurological disorders”

Dominik Bach Consolidator Grant 2018

“Action-Selection under Threat: the Complex Control of Human Defense”

Melanie Greter 

Consolidator Grant 2018
"Regulation of Brain Macrophage Development and Function"

Rafael Polania

Starting Grant 2017
"Enhancing brain function and cognition via artificial entrainment of neural oscillations"

Giacomo Indiveri

Consolidator Grant 2016
"Neuromorphic electronic agents: from sensory processing to autonomous cognitive behavior"

Christian Ruff

Consolidator Grant 2016
"Brain networks controlling social decisions"

Sebastian Jessberger Consolidator Grant 2016
"Mechanisms and functional significance of diffusion barriers for asymmetric segregation of age in neural stem cells"
Martin Müller Starting Grant 2015
"The role of local protein degradation in neurotransmitter release and homeostatic plasticity"
Sebastian Jessberger

SNF Consolidator Grant 2015
"Elucidating the role of lipid metabolism for life-long neurogenesis in the mammalian brain"

Adriano Aguzzi Advanced Grant 2014
"Function and malfunction of the prion protein"
Fritjof Helmchen Advanced Grant 2014
"Mesoscale brain dynamics: Computing with neuronal pathways"

Melanie Greter

SNF Starting Grant 2014
"Targeting the mononuclear phagocyte system: Generating specificity within heterogeneity"

Roland Martin

Advanced Grant 2013
"Functional role of the HLA-DR15 haplotype in Multiple Sclerosis"

Paola Picotti

Starting Grant 2013
"Unraveling the cellular responses to aberrantly-folded and aggregated proteins"

Martin Schwab

Advanced Grant 2011
"The Nogo-A receptor complex after CNS injury and its role in the developing and adult nervous system"

Richard Hahnloser 

Advanced Grant 2010
"Vocal template computations in the songbird brain"

Grégoire Courtine

Starting Grant 2010
"Multi-pronged strategies to regain voluntary motor functions after spinal cord injury"

Giacomo Indiveri

Starting Grant 2010
"Neuromorphic processors: event-based VLSI models of cortical circuits for brain-inspired computation"

Adriano Aguzzi

Advanced Grant 2009
"The Prion protein in health and disease"
Hanns Ulrich Zeilhofer Advanced Grant 2009
"Dorsal horn interneurons in sensory processing"
Tania Singer Starting Grant 2007
"Plasticity of the emphatic brain: structural and functional MRI studies on the effect of empathy training on the human barin and prosocial behaviour"