15 new projects approved
The decisions have been made! The Scientific Executive Board (SEB) of SystemsX.ch together with the Review Panel Systems Biology of the Swiss National Science Foundation have chosen the most promising submitted proposals for Transition Post-doc Fellowships and Interdisciplinary PhD Projects, respectively. more »
New Chairman of the SEB
June 22: Yesterday, the Board of Directors unanimously elected Prof. Dr. Lucas Pelkmans (University of Zurich) as the new chairman of the Scientific Executive Board (SEB) of SystemsX.ch. Pelkmans will take over the position from the start of next year. Ruedi Aebersold, who has served as chairman since the beginning of the initiative in 2007, already announced his resignation last year.
How does the brain communicate?
To generate harmonious movement, both halves of the brain have to coordinate their activities. Neurochoice SystemsX researchers, Matthew Larkum and Lucy Palmer, recently published an article in Science which investigated the mechanisms of communication between the two cortical hemispheres in the brain.