NCCR-Synapsy

The Synaptic Bases of Mental Diseases

Carmen Sandi awarded the Behavioral Brain Research Prize

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Carmen Sandi, project leader on the “Developmental stress” project of Synapsy and head of the Brain Mind Institute (EPFL), received the Behavioral Brain Research Prize last Sunday. On the occasion of the biannual Forum 2014 of the FENS-Federation of the Read more…


Martina Franchini awarded the Best Poster Prize

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Martina Franchini, researcher from Marie Schaer and Stephan Eliez’s group, was honored by the Swiss Society of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy of Children and Adolescents during its Annual Congress. Martina Franchini received the Prize from the Swiss Society of Psychiatry and Read more…


Peter Scheiffele awarded the Robert Bing Prize

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The Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences (SAMS) has awarded Prof. Peter Scheiffele from the Biozentrum of the University of Basel and Prof. Denis Jabaudon of the University of Geneva with the Robert Bing Prize 2014. Peter Scheiffele is a Professor Read more…


Micah Murray is awarded the Research Prize of the Swiss Brain League

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Profs. Magistretti and Murray The 2014 Research Prize of the Swiss Brain League (Hirnliga) is awarded to Prof. Micah M. Murray (UNIL-CHUV) and to Prof. Christoph S. Herrmann (University of Oldenburg, Germany). Vision, and perception more generally, should not be Read more…


Nobel Prize 2013 : Thomas Südhof, a pioneer of synaptic mechanisms

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Thomas Südhof Ralf Schneggenburger shares his views on the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine laureate. The 2013 Nobel Prize honours three scientists who have solved the mystery of how the cell organizes its transport system, and how vesicles Read more…


Pico Caroni receives prestigious Théodore Ott Prize

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Pico Caroni, Group leader at the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, professor at the University of Basel and member of the NCCR Synapsy, has received on June 7, 2013 in Montreux, the prestigious Théodore Ott Prize of the Swiss Academy Read more…