Since January 2016, the German Research Foundation funds the DFG-Reseach Unit FOR 2419 entitled "Plasticity versus Stability: Molecular Mechanisms of Synaptic Strength", Speaker: Prof. Matthias Kneussel -> Link
The function of Radixin suggests a new mode of synaptic plasticity, in which extrasynaptic receptor resevoirs supply synaptic GABA-A receptors.
Hausrat et al., (2015)
Nature Communications 6: 6872
2015 - The Ministry of Science and Research of the federal state of Hamburg funds research on understanding the plasticity of synapses and neuronal networks. The funding is a start-up financing to apply for research networks at the german research foundation (DFG).
Participants: UKE, UHH-MIN, DESY
Funding: EUR 1.2 millon
Speaker: Prof. Matthias Kneussel