On Tuesday, December 10, 2019 two ECN-PIs won a Consolidators Grant by the European Research Council: Susanne Schreiber and Martin Rolfs
Susanne Schreiber was successful with her proposal on the research project "A new type of spike: Homoclinic spike generation in cells and networks". In her project "ANewSpike", Susanne is investigating the interplay of nerve cells within a network.
She is chair of the Bernstein Network Computational Neuroscience and FENS-Kavli Scholar. In her lab she investigates neural processing from single cells to networks.
Martin Rolfs sucessfully applied for his research project “How visual action shapes active vision”. In his interdisciplinary project "VIS-À-VIS" he is characterizing the systematology of visual actions.
He is Heisenberg Professor for Experimental Psychology. His research focuses on dynamic processes of visual perception and cognition in active observers.
The ERC Consolidator Grants are awarded to outstanding researchers of any nationality and age, with at least seven and up to twelve years of experience after PhD, and a scientific track record showing great promise.
Source: Press Release