The Collaborative Research Center CRC 889 is integrated into the University Medicial Center of Göttingen (UMG). Involved are neuroscientists from four departments of the UMG, the European Neuroscience Institute (ENI-G), the faculty of Biology and Psychology of the University of Göttingen, the Max-Planck-Institutes for Biophysical Chemistry, Experimental Medicine and Dynamics and Self-Organization and the German Primate Center (DPZ).
The CRC takes a multidisciplinary and integrative approach to elucidate cellular mechanisms of processing sensory information. The group's speaker is Tobias Moser, Head of the InnerEar-Lab in the Department of Otolaryngology of the UMG. Moser is also head of the research group Auditory Neuroscience at the German Primate Center. Representing the DPZ in the CRC are also Alexander Gail, Stefan Treue and Hansjörg Scherberger.