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Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience

Our brain is our most complex and fascinating organ. Our brain is responsible for everything we do, think and experience. What mechanisms lie hidden within those one hundred billion nerve cells, linked by one hundred thousand kilometers of connections? The scientists of the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience are working to answer these questions.


Roelfsema Group

P.R. Roelfsema, Floris De Lange Early visual cortex as a multiscale cognitive blackboard. 2 (2016) 131-151 Download

Kalsbeek Group

Dirk Jan Stenvers, Rick van Dorp, Ewout Foppen, Jorge Mendoza, Anne-Loes Opperhuizen, Eric Fliers, Peter H Bisschop, Johanna H Meijer, A. Kalsbeek, Tom Deboer Dim light at night disturbs the daily sleep-wake cycle in the rat 6 (2016) 35662 Download

Kessels Group

Niels R Reinders, Yvonne Pao, Maria C Renner, Carla M da Silva-Matos, Tessa R Lodder, Roberto Malinow, Helmut W Kessels Amyloid-β effects on synapses and memory require AMPA receptor subunit GluA3 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (2016) Download

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