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DDr. Wolf SINGER Director emeritus, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt am Main


 Studied Medicine in Munich and Paris
 MD, Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich
 PhD, Technical University in Munich
 Director emeritus, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt
 Founding Director, Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies (FIAS)
 Founding Director, Ernst Strüngmann Institute (ESI) for Neuroscience in Cooperation with Max Planck Society
 His research is focused on the neuronal substrate of higher cognitive functions, and especially on the question how the distributed sub-processes in the brain are coordinated and bound together in order to give rise to coherent perception and action.


Academia Europea
Pontifical Academy of Sciences
Member of the Lepoldina
Foreign Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences


Buzsáki G., Logothetis N., Singer W.: Scaling brain size, keeping timing: Evolutionary preservation of brain rhythms. Neuron 80(3), 2013, 751-764 (+ Supplemental information 1-25)
Cortical dynamics revisited. Trends in Cognitive Sciences 17(12), 2013, 616-626
Uhlhaas P.J., Singer W.: Neuronal dynamics and neuropsychiatric disorders: Toward a translational paradigm for dysfunctional large-scale networks. Neuron 75(6), 2012, 963-980


Ernst Jung Prize for Science and Research, 1994
Max Planck Prize for Public Science, 2001
INNS Hebb Award, 2006
Order of Merit (First Class) of the Federal Republic of Germany, 2011