Kick-off BrainGain Sweden – innovation network conference

August 31st – September 1st, 2016. Place: Rönneberga, Lidingö ( Kick-off BrainGain Sweden ( An innovation network Combating diseases of the ageing brain A national initiative to drive innovations to combat diseases of the aging brain by building academic, industry partnerships and health care in Sweden At this meeting we […]

Symposium: In vivo molecular imaging of alpha-synuclein on December 18, 2015

Time:  9 am – 4.40 pm Place: Wallenbergsalen, Nobels väg 1, Karolinska Institutet | Solna Register by e-mailing Scientific Committee: Andrea Varrone, Christer Halldin, Lars Farde, Magnus Schou. Program Symposium In vivo molecular imaging of alpha-syn

Thomas Insel on November 10, 15.00

Thomas Insel on November 10, 15.00 in Aula Medica. Dr Insel is the Director of NIMH and probably the most influential psychiatrist on this planet. Read more about him at Title of the presentation to be announced. Arranged by Christian Rück Center for Psychiatry Research KI/SLL twitter/ insta @christianruck

Lecture September 16, 2015 at 16.00


Place: Hillarp, Retzius väg 8, Karolinska Institutet “Using information over multiple time frames in anterior cingulate cortex to guide changes in behavior” Prof. Matthew Rushworth Department of Experimental Psychology Oxford University   Abstract: Decisions are guided by expectations about the values of future choices and these expectations are, in […]

Karl Deisseroth, Stanford University, September 7, 15h00-17h00

Karl Deisseroth, Stanford University, September 7, 15h00-17h00 in the Aula Medica, KI Solna. Professor Deisseroth is know for 2 major breakthroughs: Optogenetics and CLARITY. For a popular account check this long read in New Yorker.  Do not miss! Arranged by Christian Rück Center for Psychiatry Research KI/SLL twitter/ insta @christianruck

SBI Research Seminar May 25, 2015 at 12.15

catherine preston

Lecture room: Tellus, Scheeles väg 1, Karolinska Institutet Lunchsandwich will be served. Title: Functional interactions between perceptual and affective body representations in the brain: implications for eating disorder vulnerability in women. Dr. Catherine Preston Marie Curie Research Fellow Department of Neuroscience Karolinska Institutet Abstract Negative feelings towards our body can have devastating […]

SBI Research Seminar May 11, 2015 at 12.15


Place: Tellus, Scheeles väg 1, plan 5, Karolinska Institutet Lunchsandwich will be served Title: Recent advances in the pathophysiology of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease Roman Chrast, PhD  Dept of Neuroscience and Dept of Clin Neuroscience Karolinska Institutet Abstract Mutations in more than 60 genes affecting glial and/or neuronal functions have […]

SBI Research Seminar April 13, 2015 at 12.15


Place: Tellus, Karolinska Institutet, Scheeles väg 1, plan 5 Lunch sandwich will be served. Title: The Influence of Social Learning on Interactive Behavior Tanaz Molapour Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Psychology Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm Abstract It is well understood that learned aversions play a key role in human behavior in general, […]

SBI Research Seminar March 23, 2015 at 12.15

foto Karin

“Individual differences in personality masculinity-femininity: Examining the effects of genes, environment, and prenatal hormone transfer” Dr Karin Verweij Department of Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm Abstract Males and females score differently on some personality traits, but the underlying etiology of these differences is not well understood. This study examined genetic, […]

SBI Research Seminar February 16, 2015 at 12.15


“Neuronal identification of acoustic communication cues”   Anna Magnusson, PhD Associate Professor, Senior Lecturer Auditory Research Group CLINTEC, Karolinska Institutet Email: Abstract: The temporal structure of slow sound amplitude fluctuations (sound envelope) is an important cue for the perception of complex acoustic stimuli. For instance, perception of human speech […]