A Neuroscience seminar series for PhD students and PostDocs

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Each block features a set of talks on various topics in systems neuroscience.
Discover our current, past, and future blocks below.
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April-May 2022

Our third block of talks for 2022, featuring a special event about failure in science!

March-April 2022

Our second block of talks for 2022!

January-February 2022

We’re back from winter break! Here are our first talks of 2022.

Neuroscience of navigation

Join us on our 6th block and we will accompany you until the end of the year!

Predictive processing

NeuRise is back from summer break!

Neuromodulation in the brain

Our fourth block, July 2021

Neuroscience of Naturalistic behavior

Our third block, we’re on a roll! May-June 2021

Inter-Areal Communication

Our second block! March-April 2021

Neuroscience at the intersection of experiments and theory

Our first block - where it all began. January-February 2021

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our team

Meet the organizing committee of NeuRise

Active members


Alon Baram

PostDoc, Behrens lab, University of Oxford


Bill Podlaski

PostDoc, Machens lab, Champalimaud


Gily Ginosar

PhD student, Ulanovsky lab, Weizmann Institute


Joram Keijser

PhD student, Sprekeler lab, TU Berlin


Loreen Hertäg

PostDoc, Clopath lab, Imperial College London


Lucie Descamps

PhD Student, Kentros lab, NTNU


Wesley Clawson

PostDoc, Levin lab, Tufts University

Former members


Christina Buetfering

PostDoc, Hausser lab, University College London


Ellen Boven

PhD student, Apps lab, University of Bristol

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