Seminars

Winter Term 2017/18

Course Structure

The program for doctoral and postdoctoral students comprises 4 semesters (I to IV), each consisting of 4 consecutive modules [(1) to (4)]. At the end of each semester, on completing all 4 mandatory modules, a certificate is being issued. Requirement: attendance of at least 80%.
The following modules are offered during summer term 2017:
(1) Lecture “Sensory Systems – Basics and Principles IV”
(2) Auditory System (Summer term), Visual System (Winter term)
(3) Progress Reports – Progress in Neuroscience Research of the Retina and the Inner Ear
(4) Optional Courses

For ZfN Graduate Students:
Lecture: 4 x 3 ECTS/semester ⇒ 12 ECTS
Special Lectures Auditory System/Visual System: ⇒ 2 x 2 ECTS
In Total ⇒ max. 16 ECTS

For Postdoc, PhD, and Students of the Graduate Training Center, Experimental Medicine, Molecular Medicine and Medicine:
Lecture: 3 ECTS/semester ⇒ max. 12 ECTS
Special Lecture: Auditory System/Visual System 2 ECTS ⇒ max. 4 ECTS

Lecture

“Sensory Systems - Basics and Principles I” Module (1)
When?: Monday, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where?: Lecture Theatre, Graduate Training Centre, Österbergstr. 3
Language: English

Date Topic Lecturer
23.10.2017, 1-4 pm Introduction to Sensory Systems/Chemical Senses-Olfaction I H. Herbert, Graduate Training Center of Neuroscience
30.10.2017 Chemical Senses – Olfaction II/Chemical Senses – Taste I H. Herbert, Graduate Training Center of Neuroscience
06.11.2017 Chemical Senses – Taste II H. Herbert, Graduate Training Center of Neuroscience
13.11.2017 Visual System I F. Paquet-Durand, Centre for Ophthalmology
13.11.2017 Cochlea I A. Gummer, Tübingen Hearing Research Center
20.11.2017 Visual System II F. Paquet-Durand, Centre for Ophthalmology
20.11.2017 Cochlea II A. Gummer, Tübingen Hearing Research Center
27.11.2017 Tutorial Visual System F. Paquet-Durand, Centre for Ophthalmology
t.b.a. Tutorial Cochlea A. Gummer, Tübingen Hearing Research Center
Additional t.b.a. Cochlea J. Ostwald, Institute for Neurobiology
04.12.2017 Auditory System I J. Ostwald, Institute for Neurobiology
11.12.2017 Auditory System II J. Ostwald, Institute for Neurobiology
18.12.2017 Auditory System III J. Ostwald, Institute for Neurobiology
08.01.2018 Start: 1pm Tutorial Auditory System J. Ostwald, Institute for Neurobiology
15.01.2018 Somatosensory Systems C. Braun, MEG Center
22.01.2018 Touch C. Braun, MEG Center
29.01.2018 Pain C. Braun, MEG Center
05.02.2018 Tutorial Somatosensory System C. Braun, MEG Center

Visual System

Visual System” Module (2)
When?: Wednesday, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where?: Lecture Theatre, Graduate Training Centere, Österbergstr. 3
Language: English

Date Topic Lecturer
08.11.2017 Optics of the Eye I F. Schaeffel,Institute of Ophthalmic Research
15.11.2017 Optics of the Eye II
22.11.2017 no lecture
29.11.2017 Phototransduction, Adaptation, and “Tricks of the Retina”
06.12.2017 ERG, Subcortical Processing and Primary Visual Cortex
13.12.2017 Tutorial/Catch-up
20.12.2017 Cortical Processing of Form and Motion
10.01.2018 Depth Vision and Eye Movements
17.01.2018 Color Vision and Visual Development
24.01.2018 Tutorial/Catch-up
tba Exam (date and time to be announced)

Progress reports

Progress in Neuroscience Research of the Retina and the Inner Ear Module (2)
When?: once per month on Thursday, 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Where?: Seminar room of the Institute for Ophthalmic Research, Room 2.330, Elfriede-Aulhorn-Str. 7
Language: English

Date Lecturers Department / Section Title
23.11.2017 Prof. Francois Paquet Durand AG Paquet Durand (FIA) Simulating diabetic retinopathy in organotypic retinal explant cultures
Steffen Wolter AG Knipper (THRC) Mutation of GC-B leads to delayed auditory responsiveness and deteriorated efferent control
18.01.2018 Dr. Timm Schubert AG Euler (FIA) Principles of super-resolution microscopy
Dr. Ainhitze Mendizabal AG Gummer (THRC) Modelling round-window hearing stimulation with a piezo-electric disc actuator
22.02.2018 Yongrong Qiu AG Euler (FIA) What do mice see in their natural environment
Benedikt Hofmeier AG Knipper (THRC) Functional biomarkers for diagnostic of tinnitus and hyperacusis in humans

At each date two progress reports will be presented – one by a junior scientist of the Centre for Ophthalmology, one by a junior scientist of the Hearing Research Centre / ENT-Clinic (Schedule per progress report: 30 min talk, 15 min discussion).
There will be the opportunity for further scientific discussions after the presentations with coffee, tea and cookies.

Optional Courses

will be offered by the supervising institute

   
   
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