Forschungsschwerpunkt Translationale Neurowissenschaften Mainz


The Neuroimaging Center is a core research platform of the University Medical Center (UMC) of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU). It is organized by the Focus Program Translational Neuroscience (FTN), an interdisciplinary alliance of neuroscientists in Mainz, funded by the State of Rhineland-Palatinate.

The NIC is headed by Raffael Kalisch, Professor for Human Neuroimaging, and Til Ole Bergmann (deputy), Professor for Neurostimulation, at University Medical Center Mainz, who supervise the support team.

The head of the center reports biannually to the NIC Executive Board (“Nutzerrat”), where major strategic decisions are made. Board members are:

  • Head of NIC (chairperson)
  • Spokesperson of the FTN
  • Chair of the Department of Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology (JGU)
  • Chair of the Department of Neurology (UMC)
  • Chair of the Department of Neuroradiology (UMC)
  • Chair of the Department of Neurosurgery (UMC)
  • Chair of the Department of Nuclear Medicine (UMC)
  • Chair of the Institute of Microscopic Anatomy and Neurobiology (UMC)
  • Chair of the Department of Psychiatry und Psychotherapy (UMC)
  • Chair of the Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy (UMC)

Applications for MR scanning time are evaluated by the NIC users in the bi-weekly NIC meeting.


21. Januar 2021
Wolfgang Kelsch, Department of Psychiatry
Talk on “Neuroimaging in the mouse” on Teams...mehr
18. Dezember 2020
Nikolaus Kriegeskorte, Columbia University
FTN seminar talk “Cortical representations” on Teams...mehr
10. Dezember 2020
Lecture Hall 205
Official opening of the new NIC building...mehr