Contact

Sylics
Postbus 71033
1008 BA Amsterdam
The Netherlands

email: evelyn.van.royen@sylics.com
tel: +31 20 598 28 06
mobile: +31 6 46 06 46 05

website: www.sylics.com

scientific coördinator:
Prof. Matthijs Verhage
Email: m.verhage@vu.nl
Tel. +31 20 59 86925

 

  • Events

    Training: students can apply for the oncoming courses and workshops >Read more

  • Video

  • JoVE video paper

    JoVE, the Journal of Visualized Experiments gives the opportunity to share a method with the science community by actually showing how to prepare and perform an experiment. We used the opportunity to create a video-methods paper of the well-established calcium imaging technique in immature brain slices.

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  • Research teams

    To reach its objectives, the BrainTrain research program is composed of 5 scientific Research Teams, see list below, with 3 trainees each.
  • Genetics of the brain

    The increasing prevalence for neurodegenerative disease in our aging population poses a growing problem for healthcare.
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  • The synaptic interactome

    Many brain disorders are to be considered 'synaptic diseases" or 'synaptopathies' and cellular function of synapses.
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  • Functional genomic of the synapse

    The synapse is a specialized structure between two neurons at which basal neuronal communication takes place.
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  • Synaptic plasticity

    In neuropsychiatric disorders associated with reduced cognitive abilities, such as age-related cognitive decline, but also mental retardation, the ability of synapses to alter their strength is strongly affected.
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  • Transmission and behavioral function

    The etiology of many disorders including age-related cognitive decline and neurodegenerative disorders such as dementia and Parkinson’s disease is still poorly understood.
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