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DNO-Heidelberg Regional Neuroscience Olympiad
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Travel Directions by car: Once you arrive at “Orthopädische Universitätsklinik” you will see a parking house, where you can leave your car. From there, you can walk towards the main entrance of the hospital. Then follow the directions signs to our event on the first floor. By bus: If you are at Bismackplatz, Heidelberg and you would like to come by bus you can catch bus no. 35 (direction Neckargemünd) or 735 (same direction) and get off at the bus stop “Heidelberg Orthopädie”. From there, walk towards the main entrance of the building. Then follow the directions signs to our event on the first floor. By train: Take the train S2 (direction Mosbach) or S5 (direction Eppingen) or any other one with direction to Neckargemünd which stops at “Schlierbach Orthopädische Klinik”. From there, walk towards the main entrance of the Hospital and then follow the directions signs to our event on the first floor.
Founded in 1386, the Ruprecht-Karls University in Heidelberg is Germany’s oldest University. The University describes itself as a research university with a strong international and interdisciplinary orientation. The Neurobiology faculty, founded in 1976 as the second of its kind worldwide (right after the foundation of the Neurobiology faculty in Harvard!), initiated the establishment of the Interdisciplinary Center for Neurosciences (IZN) in Heidelberg. The IZN was founded in 2000 as a research network getting together neuroscientists from all faculties and local research institutions. More than 60 research groups are currently part of the IZN, thereby connecting different research fields to transfer knowledge and technology to improve graduate and post-graduate education in Neurosciences. Since 2016, the IZN is an official partner of the DNO in Heidelberg. In addition, the ‘Deutsche Neurowissenschaften-Olympiade’ is supported by the University’s Cluster of Excellence Cellular Networks (CellNetworks). CellNetworks assembles excellent groups focusing on research in molecular life science and computational sciences, chemistry and physics to tackle fundamental questions in cell biology, its network structure and architecture, dynamics and regulation.
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CellNetworks assembles excellence groups focusing on research in molecular life sciences, computational sciences, chemistry and physics to tackle fundamental questions in cell biology related to network structure and architecture, dynamics and regulation.
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