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Florentin Wörgötter elected into DFG Review Board

During the election for the German research Foundation (DFG) review boards for the period of 2016 - 2019, eight members of the Bernstein Network have been elected into six different review boards.
According to the preliminary result published by the DFG on November 26, 2015, Florentin Wörgötter (BCCN and BFNT Göttingen) and Jan Benda (BCCN Tuebingen and Munich) were selected for the review boards of the section "Systems Neuroscience, Computational Neuroscience, Behavior". Hence, Florentin Wörgötter accedes his second term in this panel being a very experienced and competent member of the review board.

The election took place from October 26 to November 23, 2015.

The DFG review boards evaluate proposals to fund research projects. They also monitor the review process to ensure that uniform standards are being observed. Their advice is also taken on issues concerning the further development and refinement of the DFG funding programmes.

Announcement of the preliminary result of the Review Board election 2015 by the DFG (in German).

Information on DFG Review Board election (in German).