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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>>

New Papers

R. Min, M. Santello, T. Nevian. The computational power of astrocyte mediated synaptic plasticity. Front.Comput.Neurosci. 6:93, 2012 DOI

W. Senn, J.P. Pfister. Spike-Timing Dependent Plasticity, Learning Rules. Encyclopedia of Computational Neuroscience 2014 (Springer)

W. Senn, J.P. Pfister. Reinforcement learning in cortical networks. Encyclopedia of Computational Neuroscience 2014 (Springer)

Bi-Weekly Calendar of Events

Cardiovascular Labmeeting

Wednesday 3. Sep 2014

Tomorrow:  3. Sep 2014 9:15h, Sitzungszimmer147a

Isabelle Astrid Vögeli

FGF2 activates TRPC and Ca(2+) signaling leading to satellite cell activation. Liu, Y., and M. F. Schneider. 2014. Front Physiol. 5:38.



Tuesday 9. Sep 2014

Tuesday 9. Sep 2014 9:30-17:00h

Annual Meeting of the Swiss Physiological Society


Location:Institute of Physiology, University of Fribourg, Chemin du Musée 5, Fribourg
University of Bern | Department of Physiology
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