ERC Starting Grant for Ecker

Alexander Ecker receives ERC Starting Grant. Photo: privat/ MICrONS Consortium.

Alexander Ecker receives ERC Starting Grant

The MBExC congratulates computer scientist and brain researcher Prof. Dr. Alexander Ecker from the University of Göttingen and the Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization (MPIDS) for receiving a Starting Grant from the European Research Council (ERC). The ERC is thus supporting his project “Deep Neuron Embeddings: Data-driven multi-modal discovery of cell types in the neocortex” for five years with a total of 1.5 million euros. MBExC associated member Ecker and his team are interested to find out how the form and function of neurons in the cerebral cortex are connected.

Link to the press release (in German)