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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.

Video

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

Jul
07

DPZ-Colloquium

Dr. Jeffrey Erlich Institute of Brain and Cognitive Science, NYU-Shanghai, China

Model-based quantification of frontal and parietal contributions to spatial decision making

Jul
08
Dr. Franziska Dahlmann

DPZ-Movie: Contagion