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Welcome to the Department of Physiologie

Physiology is the science of the processes governing life. It describes the physical, biochemical and information processing functions of living systems at the level of the entire organism, the organs and the cells. The Department of Physiology provides under-graduate and post-graduate education for medical- and life-science students. It carries out research mainly in the field of heart- and neurophysiology. More>>


Vergessen bringt Vorteile: die Lektionen der Fruchtfliege

Wer schneller vergisst, findet mehr Zuckertöpfe: Neuste Resultate in der Verhaltensforschung mit Fruchtfliegen legen nahe, dass Vergessen in einer sich verändernden Umgebung ein optimales Verhalten ist (UniPress Nr. 160, 2014) pdf.

Blick am Abend, 3. Juni 2014

New Papers

T. Lüdge, R. Urbanczik, W. Senn. Modulation of orientation-selective Neurons by motion: when additive, when multiplicative?. Front.Comput.Neurosci. 8:67, 2014 DOI

J.P. Kucera. What makes the heart rhythm so intricate?. Heart Rhythm 11(7):1220-1221, 2014 DOI

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