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Funded by ERC

ERC Synergy Grant

Microglia control of physiological brain states (Micro-COPS)

Press release about the grant for Thomas Oertner (in German)


European Commission
Funded by the European Commission

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship

cAMP-dependend plasticity of striatal projection neurons in health and disease (SCAMPICITY)

Tim Fieblinger

European Commission

Funded by German Research Foundation (DFG)

DFG Research Group FOR 2419

Plasticity versus Stability - Molecular Mechanisms of Synaptic Strength

FOR 2419 Projects P5 und P6

Synaptic plasticity: Impact on network stability and role of spine endoplasmic reticulum Thomas Oertner und Christine Gee

Synaptic plasticity and stability in the context of hippocampal information processing Simon Wiegert


SFB 1328
Funded by German Research Foundation (DFG)

Collaborative Research Centre SFB 1328

Adenine Nucleotides in Immunity and Inflammation

SFB 1328 Project A07

Astrocytic cAMP signaling in neuroinflammation Christine Gee und Christian Lohr


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Funded by German Research Foundation (DFG)

DFG Priority Programme SPP 1926

Next Generation Optogenetics: Tool Development and Application

SPP 1926 Project XI

Development of next-generation light-gated inhibitory ion channels to probe somatosensory integration in the Drosophila nociceptive circuit in vivo Peter Soba and Simon Wiegert


Funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG)

DFG Priority Programme SPP 1665

Resolving and manipulating neuronal networks in the mammalian brain - from correlative to causal analysis

SPP 1665 Project

Optogenetic dissection of the developing prefrontal-hippocampal circuitry that gates mnemonic and executive maturation Thomas Oertner


SFB 936
Funded by German Research Foundation (DFG)

Collaborative Research Centre SFB 936

Multi-site interactions during development, plasticity and learning

SFB 936 Project B7

Communication between hippocampus and entorhinal cortex during formation and recall of spatial memories
Fabio Morellini. ZMNH Behavioral Biology Unit
Thomas Oertner, Institute of Synaptic Physiology


Individual researchers in our institute are supported by

the Federal State of Hamburg (Landesforschungsförderung)

the Marie Curie Actions research fellowship program

an EMBO long-term fellowship.

a CONACYT postgraduate fellowship