Forschungsschwerpunkt Translationale Neurowissenschaften Mainz

News & Meetings


  • In biweekly meetings NIC users present new projects and discuss results of recently performed studies (Thursday, 12.00 – 1.00 pm, building 701, ground floor, R. 039). Further, methodological issues are introduced and discussed. External speakers are welcome. To promote interdisciplinary exchange NIC-meetings are open to all interested and with the NIC associated researchers.

Current schedule:

24.08.2017 Dr. Til Ole Bergmann, University Tübingen
On the function of neuronal oscillations – insights from transcranial brain stimulation and multimodal imaging
14.09.2017 Dr. Christian Paret, CIMH Mannheim
Real-time fMRI neurofeedback from the amygdala: Feasibility, clinical application and brain mechanisms
19.10.2017 Benjamin Meyer, NIC
The neural networks of instructed fear
02.11.2017  Renee Visser, University Cambridge
Imaging the dynamic nature of emotional memory
16.11.2017 Oliver Tüscher, Yuranny Cabral Calderin, Anja Dietrich (Psychiatry)
Goal pursuit despite emotional distraction: Neural-network mechanisms of emotional interference inhibition and their role for resilience
30.11.2017  Maria Lojowska
14.12.2017 tba
11.01.2018 tba
25.01.2018 tba
08.02.2018 tba
22.02.2018 tba
08.03.2018 tba
22.03.2018 tba

Executive board meetings

  • The executive board holds meetings if required, but at least twice a year.

Further dates to remember

  • The next 4-day methods course “Methods for designing and analyzing human MRI studies” is in March 2017 (28th-31rd). The program of the course includes theoretical and practical sessions and will be published here in February 2017. If you´re interested in attending and for further information please write an email to nic-koordination.
  • Every 2 years there is the Rhine-Main-Neuroimaging Retreat. The 2nd biennial meeting will take place in Hohensolms on May 3rd-5th 2017.
  • In the summer semester 2017, there will be a course in programming using Presentation. Further information coming soon.
  • There will be a course in programming using Matlab on August 8th-10th 2017. Further information coming soon.


02. November 2017
NIC meeting
Renee Visser (University Camebridge) presents her work on “Imaging the dynamic nature of emotional memory” in the NIC meeting on Thursday, November 2nd at 12am. ...more
19. October 2017
NIC meeting
Benjamin Meyer (NIC) will present his new study investigating  “The neural networks of instructed fear” in the NIC meeting on Thursday, October 19th at 12 in the seminar room....more
14. September 2017
NIC meeting
Christian Paret (Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim) will give a talk on “Real-time fMRI neurofeedback from the amygdala: Feasibility, clinical application and brain mechanisms” in the NIC meeting on Thursday, September 14th....more