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  • Edmond and Lily Safra Center for Brain Sciences congratulates Noga Larry and Guy Hacohen from class 25 for their outstanding academic performance. Noga is being honored for her achievements during her first and second years of studies. Guy is being honored for his achievements during his first year
  • The Hebrew University's 82nd Board of Governors Meeting opening event, which took place on the night of Saturday, June 15, was held at the Goodman building for brain sciences. The Mayor of Jerusalem, Mr. Moshe Leon, stated in his opening remarks that: "The Hebrew University is leading the way to
  • The sensation of pain protects organisms against potential dangers. This role is fulfilled by cells called nociceptive neurons – neurons devoted to pain. Nociceptive neurons convey noxious stimuli using electrical impulses, known as «spikes », from a peripheral tissue such as the skin and into the
  • Congratulations to Dr. Ami Citri for his appointment as a Fellow of the CIFAR program in Child & Brain Development!   About CIFAR:
  • The Azrieli Fellows Program promotes excellence in graduate studies at accredited institutions of higher learning in Israel. This competitive and prestigious program provides generous financial support to the best and brightest graduate students, from Israel and abroad, who will use their training
  • Galit Agmon from Prof. Loewenstein's and Prof. Grodzinsky's labs Tal Golan from Prof. Deouell's lab Haim Dubossarsky from Prof. Weinshall's lab Itay Lieder from Prof. Ahissar's lab Edden Gerber from Prof. Deouell's lab Eva Kimel Prof. Ahissar's lab Michal Moshkovitz from Prof. Tishby's lab
  • Authors: Alainde Cheveigné and Israel Nelken Link: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0896627319301746?via%3Dihub Published in Neuron, April 17, 2019 Abstract:
  • Authors: Abdulraheem Nashef, Oren Cohen, Ran Harel, Zvi Israel and Yifat Prut Link: https://www.cell.com/cell-reports/fulltext/S2211-1247(19)30580-7
  • Author: David F. Clayton, Ina Anreiter, Maria Aristizabal, Paul W. Frankland, Elisabeth B. Binder, and Ami Citri Link: https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2019/05/22/1820837116
  • Author: Robert H. Goldstein, Omer Barkai, Almudena I´n˜ igo-Portugue´ s, Ben Katz, Shaya Lev, Alexander M. Binshtok Link: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0896627319302120?via%3Dihub
  • the prize in memory of the italian neurophysiologist Cesare Casella has been awarded to Idan by the Almo Collegio Borromeo of Pavia.  Idan will give a "lectio magistralis" entitled "Brain in the computer: What did I learn from simulating the brain" at "Almo Collegio Borromeo" on the 22nd of May
  • ELSC Invites excellent undergraduate students (second year and over) to apply for a summer internship in one of the center's labs. for more information: https://elsc.huji.ac.il/education/undergraduate-program/summer-internships
  • Author: Lior Tiroshi, Joshua A. Goldberg Published in PLOS-Computational Biology on February 7, 2019 Abstract:
  • Author: Shai Berman, Shir Filo and Aviv A. Mezer Published in NeuroImage 195 on July 2019 Abstract:
  • "The ERC Advanced Grants back outstanding researchers throughout Europe. Their pioneering work has the potential to make a difference in people’s everyday life and deliver solutions to some of our most urgent challenges. The ERC gives these bright minds the possibility to follow their most creative