Our research is largely supported by extramural funds. We also engage in fund raising for teaching and training activities. A comprehensive list of
past and present funding sources is provided below.

Present extramural funding:

DFG-FOR 2705

Research Unit Dissection of a Brain Circuit: Structure, Plasticity and Behavioral Function of the Drosophila Mushroom Body

DFG-GRK 1960

Research Training Group Neural Circuit Analysis

DFG- ZUK 81/1
From structure to function: sensory processing and decision making in full-scale cortical network models

Funded under the Institutional Strategy of the University of Cologne within the German Excellence Initiative

Funding period: 11/2016 – 10/2018

SmartStart Training Program in Computational Neuroscience

Past extramural funding:

Multiple time scales of signals and noise in the motor hierarchy

Funded by the German-Israeli Foundation for Scientific Research and Development (GIF)

Funding period: 01/2014 – 08/2017

GRK 1589
Research Training Group Sensory Computation in Neural Systems

Funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG – GRK 1589)

1st Funding period: 01/2010 – 06/2014
2nd Funding period: 09/2014 – 09/2017

Bernstein Focus Learning and Memory (BFNL): Insect inspired robots – the role of learning and memory in decision making

Funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

Funding period: 10/2009 – 09/2015

Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Berlin (BCCN Berlin): Neuromodulation in motor systems (A9)

Funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

Funding period: 07/2010 – 06/2015