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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>>



Wir gratulieren Jean-Pascal Pfister zur SNF-Förderprofessur in Computational Neuroscience. Er wird die Stelle ab Sommer 2014 am Insititut für Neuroinformatik, ETH/Uni Zürich, antreten.

Der Reiz der Rose

Neuron: Learning by the dendritic prediction of somatic spiking. DOI
Medienmitteilung der Universität Bern, 7. Februar 2014

New Papers

V. Sottas, Rougier JS., Jousset F., Kucera JP., Shestak A., Makarov LM., Zaklyazmiskaya EV., Abriel H. Characterization of 2 genetic variants of Na(v) 1.5-arginine 689 found in patients with cardiac arrhythmias. J. Cardiovasc. Electrophysiol. 24(9): 1037-46, 2013 DOI

H. Abriel, de Lange E., Kucera JP., Loussouarn G. and Tarek M. Computational Tools to investigate genetic cardiac channelopathies. Front. Physiology undefined, 2013 DOI

E. Pérez-Garci, Larkum ME., Nevian T. Inhibition of dendritic Ca2+ spikes by GABAB receptors in cortical pyramidal neurons is mediated by a direct Gi/o-βγ-subunit interaction with Cav1 channels. J. Physiol. 591.7:1599-612, 2013 DOI

Bi-Weekly Calendar of Events

Neuroscience Labmeeting

Wednesday 16. Apr 2014

Today:  16. Apr 2014 9:15h, tea room

Fernando Kasanetz

Striatal Cholinergic Interneurons Drive GABA Release from Dopamine Terminals. Nelson AB, Hammack N, Yang CF, Shah NM, Seal RP, Kreitzer AC. Neuron. 2014 Apr 2;82(1):63-70. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2014.01.023. Epub 2014 Mar 6


Cardiovascular Labmeeting

Wednesday 16. Apr 2014

Today:  16. Apr 2014 9:15h, Sitzungszimmer147a

Isabelle Astrid Vögeli

Data presentation

Neuroscience Labmeeting

Wednesday 23. Apr 2014

Wednesday 23. Apr 2014 9:15h, tea room

Elmar Hulliger

Tea Talk

Tuesday 29. Apr 2014

Tuesday 29. Apr 2014 9:50h, tea room

Alberto Bisco

To be announced

Neuroscience Labmeeting

Wednesday 30. Apr 2014

Wednesday 30. Apr 2014 9:15h, tea room

Johanni Brea

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