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Present Funding Sources

German-Israeli Foundation for Scientific Research and Development (GIF): Multiple time scales of signals and noise in the motor hierarchy

PIs in project: Nawrot M (Freie Universität Berlin) and Prut Y (Hebrew University, Jerusalem)

Funding period: 01/2014 - 12/2016

Bernstein Focus Learning and Memory (BFNL): Insect inspired robots – the role of learning and memory in decision making

Collaborative research initiative with 6 PIs: D Eisenhardt, R Menzel, M Nawrot, R Rojas (Freie Universität Berlin), M Riedmiller (Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg), B Gerber (Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg)

M Nawrot PI in project 4: Computational neural network modules for learning, memory formation and decision-making in bioficial agents.

Speaker: Dorothea Eisenhardt, funded by the German Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

Funding period: 10/2009 - 09/2015

Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Berlin (BCCN Berlin)

M Nawrot PI in project A9: Neuromodulation in motor systems

M Schmucker PI in project A7: Unmixing noxious heat and mechanical stimuli in C-fiber afferents,  collaboration with G Lewin, Max-Delbrück-Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin

Coordinator: Michael Brecht, funded by the German Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

Funding period: 07/2010 - 06/2015

Graduate School 'Sensory Computation in Neural Systems' (GRK 1589)

M Nawrot PI in project A7: Motor control planning in high-dimensional single unit recordings, collaboration with A Riehle, Marseille

M Nawrot PI in project B5: Cooperativitiy of neuronal ensembles in V1 during natural vision: machine learning applications to 3D Ca imaging, collabroation with B Kampa, Zürich

Speaker: Klaus Obermayer, funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG)

1st Funding period: 01/2010 – 06/2014
2nd Funding period: 09/2014 – 09/2017

Past Funding Sources

Sonderforschungsbereich 'Theoretische Biologie' (SFB 618)

M Nawrot PI in project B6: In a few computational steps from sensory representation to feature extraction and object recognition, collaboration with M Hennig, HU Berlin

Speaker: Peter Hammerstein, funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG)

Funding period: 07/2009 – 06/2013

DFG Priority Programme 'Integrative Analysis of Olfaction' (SPP 1392)

M Schmuker PI in project: Testing olfactory bulb chemotopy and deorphanizing olfactory receptors by combining in vivo functional imaging and virtual screening, collaboration with H Spors, MPI for Biophysics, Frankfurt/Main (1st funding period, concluded).

M Schmuker PI in project: Predicting odor response maps and inhibitory interactions between glomeruli for the dorsal olfactory bulb, collaboration with H Spors, MPI for Biophysics, Frankfurt/Main (2nd funding period, ongoing).

First funding period: 06/2009 - 05/2012
Second funding period: 11/2012 -10/2015

1st international workshop on 'Odor Space'

Coordinator: Michael Schmuker, funded by Volkswagen Foundation

Date: 04/09 - 07/09/2013

Strategic partnership Freie Universität Berlin-Hebrew University Jersualem

Travel grant for development of strategic partnership with the Dept. of Medical Biology, Hadassah Medical School, Hebrew Univeristiy Jerusalem, funded within the Excellence Plan International Network University

Cooperation partners: M Nawrot, Yifat Prut (Hebrew University Jerusalem)

Funding period: 02/2010 – 08/2012


Innovationsfonds 2009: Modeling information processing in the olfactory system, funded by the Freie Universität Berlin (Innovation Fonds for Excellence)

Funding period: 03/2010 – 07/2010


Berstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Freiburg (BCCN Freiburg)

M Nawrot PI in project B2, B4, C5

Funding period: 01/2005 – 12/2009


Follow-up grant Young Investigators Group, Wissenschaftliche Nachwuchsföderung des Landes Baden-Württemberg (WIN), Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften

Neuronale Kodierung von Bewegung bei Affe und Mensch; Von Einzelzellen und Zellenensembles zum Brain-Computer-Interface

PIs: T Ball, C Mehring, N Weiskopf, M Nawrot

Funding period: 09/2002 – 06/2005
Extended funding period: 07/2005 – 06/2007