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iGE3 conference - Silvia Arber

Neuronal circuits for body movements

Silvia Arber portrait

Silvia Arber, Professor
Biozentrum, University of Basel
& Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research (FMI)
Basel, Switzerland

Monday, January 16, 2023 - 12 h 15
CMU - Auditorium Albert Renold / B01.2426, building B, 1st floor

  • Access is free.
  • The conference will be followed by an aperitif.
  • Host: Christian Lüscher, Department of Basic Neurosciences, Faculty of Medicine
  • Information: Nadia Fraefel, iGE3 administration

Silvia Arber is a Swiss neuroscientist holding a Full Professor position at the Biozentrum of the University of Basel and a Senior Group leader appointment at the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research (FMI), in Basel, Switzerland.

She is recognized for her work on the organization and function of neuronal circuits controlling movement. Silvia Arber received her PhD from the University of Basel (1996) and carried out her postdoctoral work at Columbia University in New York (1996-2000). She received numerous prizes and honors, including most recently the Brain Prize from the Lundbeck Foundation (2022), and being elected international member of the National Academy of Sciences (USA).