News and research highlights from the department

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Brain region mediates pleasure of eating

August 21, 2017
Neurons in the amygdala link food consumption to reward [more]
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The formation of folds on the surface of the brain

May 04, 2017
Adhesion of migrating neurons influences the folding of the cerebral cortex [more]
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Hungry cells on the move

September 06, 2016
Researchers discover a signalling pathway that enables cells to reach their destinations through repulsion [more]
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Cells send out stop signs

July 04, 2016
Signaling molecules can make neuronal extensions retract at a distance [more]
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Irina Dudanova receives For Women in Science award

April 18, 2016
UNESCO-L'Oréal prize helps excellent female scientists to continue their career while having children [more]
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Navigation for nerve cells

October 22, 2014

FLRT proteins direct precursors of pyramidal cells to their destination by attractant and repellent signals

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Neurons in a forest of signposts

October 22, 2014
Proteases help nerve cells to navigate [more]
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