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Institute for Neuroscience and Medicine: 

Structural and functional organisation of the brain (INM-1)

FZ Jülich, Germany


Lab visit description:

The INM-1 focuses on the development of a three-dimensional model of the human brain based on cyto- and receptor architectonic, genetic and functional data as well as on information regarding connectivity between different brain regions. For further information visit the lab website:



Scientific methods offered to the student:

·       Lab visit – brain slicing, staining, labelling (receptor autoradiography) etc. (duration: 2 weeks)

·       Cytoarchitectonic mapping (duration: 3 months)

·       Polarized light imaging (duration: 3 months)

·       Receptor architectonic mapping (duration: 4 months)

Duration of lab visit 2 weeks – 4 months (depends on topic)
Costs covered by lab Lab material 
Costs to be covered by participants Travel costs, accommodation
Required language skills English; German beneficial but not mandatory







Application details:

Application deadline: none

Please include the following information in your application:

  • Name, degree
  • Description of current research topic and motivation for the lab visit
  • Name of the current supervisor
  • Short statement by supervisor why lab visit is beneficial for the applicant
  • CV
  • Copy of highest university degree
  • Copy of passport


Application to be sent via email to:

Dr Sabine Bradler