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The section Infection Research researches viruses like HIV, influenza (flu) and ebola and newly emerging viruses. Additionally, illnesses caused by bacteria and parasites are investigated.
The section Neuroscience researches the basics of cognitive performance in the central nervous system and neurodegenerative illnesses as well as control of movements and the visual perception.
Research in the section Organismic Primate Biology is focussed on evolutionary basics of social and mating systems, ecology, vocal communication, biology of stem cells, and genetics in primates.

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How are hand movements planned in the brain? Neuroscientists at the German Primate Center can predict grip movements of the hand by measuring brain cell activity.

Events

Aug
11
Karen Lampe

Makro-Show

Sep
21

Summer School

Julia Fischer, Katja Liebal (Berlin), Andrea Hildebrandt (Greifswald), Sebastian Korb (Triest), Annekathrin Schacht, Sonja Kotz (Manchester), Klaus Scherer (Genf), Mike Mendl (Bristol)

Emotion Expressions in Human and Non-Human Communication