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Welcome to the Bernstein Network Computational Neuroscience

The Bernstein Network is a research network in the field of computational neuroscience; this field brings together experimental approaches in neurobiology with theoretical models and computer simulations.

The network started in 2004 with a funding initiative of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) to promote the transfer of theoretical insight into clinical and technical applications. Today, after more than 10 years of funding by the Federal Ministry, the Bernstein Network consists of more than 200 research groups.

It is named after the German physiologist and biophysicist Julius Bernstein (1839-1917) whose "Membrane Theory" provided the first biophysical explanation for how nerve cells encode and transmit information by electrical currents.

Our successful lecture series continue. Subscribe to our Bernstein Vimeo channel where you will find conference presentations of the Bernstein Conference 2020 as well as lectures and seminars for different target groups.

Upcoming Events
Neural Systems & Behavior May 24, 2021 - Jun 26, 2021 — Woods Hole, MA, USA
EMBO workshop - Dendrites 2021 Jun 26, 2021 - Jun 29, 2021 — Heraklion, Greece
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TALK Munich Neuroscience Lecture. Guillermina Lopez-Bendito (Neuroscience Institute Alicante, Spain). "Spontaneous activity in the developing sensory circuits" June 7, 2021, 17:00 CEST. >> livestream