Lukas Winter, a postdoc in Thoralf Niendorf’s lab, is activating the MRI community in an Open Source project to build instruments that will be affordable and accessible to people all over the world.
Archives for July 2016
The Science Campus in Berlin-Buch is located in a picturesque corner in the north of Berlin. From many Berlin districts and the surrounding villages in Brandenburg you can get there quickly by public transport or bike.
After 7 years of service and research as head of BIMSB’s Genomics Platform, Wei Chen sets off for a new challenge.
MDC alumnus and Professor Yasuyuki Fujita has good advice for budding scientists who want to establish their own group. In his research he investigates the interactions between cancer cells and their neighbouring cells, aiming to find a way to help healthy cells recognise tumour cells and kill them.
On July 13, 2016 the MDC officially welcomed Prof. Martin Lohse in his new role as MDC Chairman of the Board of Directors and Scientific Director. The ceremony included a convivial reception and speeches by guests in the fields of politics and research.
Thoralf Niendorf picked a paper on the future possibilities in brain MRI: What if we could generate much stronger magnetic fields?
When the brain processes olfactory stimuli, it differentiates between similar smells using subtly modulated signals. Brain examinations and behavioral studies in mice have now shown that neurons with inhibiting characteristics play a key role in this process.