Category: announcements

New Website Feature

Since I am much more active submitting links and articles on Twitter than I am writing my blog, I added a new page to my website. Under ‘MicroBlog‘ you will now find a list of tweets that include links to interesting stuff that I posted under the hashtag #science. I might have not been too …

Read More “New Website Feature”

European Neuroscience – and its Discontents – at the 2014 FENS Forum | Neuroscience Community

Hi, I travelled ones around the globe visiting Germany, Italy and Japan. In Italy I visited FENSforum, the biannual meeting of the Federations of European Neuroscience Societies. I was then asked to write a report on it for the new community site of PLOS: European Neuroscience – and its Discontents – at the 2014 FENS …

Read More “European Neuroscience – and its Discontents – at the 2014 FENS Forum | Neuroscience Community”

My first Preprint Server Submission

This weekend I happily completed a manuscript describing my recent postdoctoral work. We took the opportunity to try a further step into what hopefully will be the future of publishing. So, next to submitting the manuscript to a well-known, peer-reviewed neuroscience journal, I made a version for bioRxiv. This is a preprint server that is …

Read More “My first Preprint Server Submission”

Deleted Users

Hi, I deleted all users from the forum. If you had a real account, I apologize, but it looked like there were only spam accounts (~250). I installed a plug in that is supposed to prevent spam registrations. Hopefully this works. Dennis

Users deleted and comments closed

Hi, due to the high spam rate I was forced to delete all registered users and close comments. Until I found out how to block spammers automatically, commenting will be open for only 5 days after a post was published. Feel free to send comments through the contact form and I will post them for …

Read More “Users deleted and comments closed”

Not even started and already late…

I guess by announcing my plans for the blog I did a common beginner’s mistake. I am whelmed with other work right now (for a change mainly public outreach, publications, networking etc) and hope I get back to the blogging idea in a month or so. For now I would ask you to follow me …

Read More “Not even started and already late…”

Survey: The Ultimate Goal of Neuroscience

I am planning a blog post on what the Ultimate Goal of Neuroscience is. I would like to make a survey first, to hear from all you neuroscientists out there, what you think, is the big goal of neuroscience. I will present the results in this blog and write a commentary on it. The question …

Read More “Survey: The Ultimate Goal of Neuroscience”

Starting to Fire Spikes in Bursts

Since you found your way to this blog, you probably know, who I am and what I do. If this is not the case, just feel free to roam my website. It gives you a pretty complete overview over my professional life. I wrote my first blog entries in 2011. I used a weird pseudonym …

Read More “Starting to Fire Spikes in Bursts”