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Das Ziel der Marie-Curie Maßnahmen ist die "quantitative und qualitative Stärkung des Humanpotentials in Forschung und Technologie".

 

DyViTo: Dynamics in Vision and Touch - the look and feel of stuff

Real world tasks as diverse as drinking tea or operating machines require us to integrate information across time and the senses rapidly and flexibly. Understanding how the human brain performs dynamic, multisensory integration is a key challenge with important applications in creating digital and virtual environments. Communication, entertainment and commerce are increasingly reliant on ever more realistic and inmmersive virtual worlds that we can modify and manipulate. Here we bring together multiple perspectives (psychology, computer science, physics, cognitive science and neuroscience) to address the central challenge of the perception of material and appearance in dynamic environments. Our goal is to produce a step change in the industrial challenge of creating virtual objects that look, feel, move and change like ‘the real thing’. We will accomplish this through an integrated training programme that will produce a cohort of young researchers who are able to fluidly translate between the fundamental neuro-cognitive mechanisms of object and material perception and diverse applications in virtual reality. The training environment will provide 11 ESRs with cutting-edge, multidisciplinary projects, under the supervision of experts in visual and haptic perception, neuroimaging, modelling, material rendering and lighting design. This will provide perceptually-driven advances in graphical rendering and lighting technology for dynamic interaction with complex materials (WP1-3). Central to the fulfillment of the network is the involvement of secondments to industrial and public outreach partners. Thus, we aim to produce a new generation of researchers who advance our understanding of the ‘look and feel’ of real and virtual objects in a seamlessly multidisciplinary way. Their experience of translating back and forth between sectors and countries will provide Europe with key innovators in the developing field of visual-haptic technologies.

Marie Curie Aktion: Innovative Training Networks (ITN)

Laufzeit: 10/2017- 09/2021

Projektpartner: , Fb06

 

CircRTrain: circular RNA Biology Training Network: from biogenesis to biomarkers

CircRTrain focuses on circular RNAs (circRNAs), a new large class of single-stranded RNAs with covalently closed ends. CircRNAs have only very recently attracted high general interest and become the focus of an increasing number of publications: recent discoveries through sequencing technology and computational analyses have revealed the widespread existence of circRNAs in animal cells. Particularly in neural tissues, circRNA expression is high, dynamic, and evolutionarily conserved. In aging animal brains the expression of certain circRNAs is strongly elevated, suggesting connections to agerelated diseases. The study of circRNAs thus emerges as a novel topic with highest importance for the understanding of such diverse conditions as neurodegenerative diseases, aging, and cancer. Moreover, the highly stable expression and their presence in human blood and exosomes make circRNAs attractive biomarker candidates.
The overall aims of circRTrain are to 1. Elucidate the biogenesis and function of circRNAs; 2. Define their role in diseases; 3. Exploit their potential as biomarkers and for medical applications; and 4. Combine cutting-edge technologies and disciplines.
Understanding circRNAs and exploring their medical relevance requires to integrate various technologies (sequencing, single-molecule and whole-organism imaging, RNA knockdown/delivery, CRISPR/CAS9), disciplines (biochemistry, computational biology, genetics), model systems (worm, fly, mouse, human) and medical applications (biomarkers, new therapeutic strategies).
CircRTrain will combine these diverse approaches and industrial technologies by training 15 early stage researchers (ESR) at two SMEs and seven academic partners, which are all leaders in their respective fields. Additionally, cooperation with four partner organizations, circRNA devoted conferences, winter- and summer schools will extend training for the ESRs, sustaining the critical number of young talented professionals in the field.

Marie Curie Aktion: Innovative Training Networks (ITN)

Laufzeit: 01/2017- 12/2020

Projektpartner: Prof. Dr. Albrecht Bindereif, Fb08

 

DNAREPAIRMAN: Regulated Assembly of Molecular Machines for DNA REPAIR: a Molecular Analysis training Network

The European Training Network DNAREPAIRMAN aims to train a new generation of innovative young scientists in cutting edge biophysical research methodology to address central questions in biology concerning the mode of action of critical molecular machines with relevance for human health. The Network consists of a highly collaborative consortium consisting of 12 participants coming from academia, industry, and the creative sector. Participating laboratories in the Network are part of established research schools within renowned research organizations and Universities, with supervisors who are experts within their respective research field, publish regularly in high-impact journals and have received EURYI and ERC awards. This environment of excellence offers a multidisciplinary PhD program to 12 young researchers (ESRs), through training in the analysis of basic chemical and physical principles that underlie the correct timing and localization of events during DNA repair. In addition training will center around method development using methodology, equipment, software and experience provided first-hand by four small technology-driven companies. Individual research projects as well as personal training plans will be implemented for each ESR, incorporating a local training program, multiple rotations within partner laboratories, exposure to the non-academic sector and Network meetings. ESRs will follow scientific workshops, courses in transferable skills, career development and entrepreneurship, and will disseminate and communicate their projects to a diverse audience in close collaboration with the creative sector. DNAREPAIRMAN will result in a new generation of mature and innovative European scientists with a thorough understanding of fundamental quantitative principles underlying biology, with experience in technique development, and affinity for the academic as well as the non-academic research setting, providing a broad and promising career perspective.

Marie Curie Aktion: Innovative Training Networks (ITN)

Laufzeit: 01/2017- 12/2020

Projektpartner: Prof. Dr. Peter Friedhoff, Fb08

 

TRANSMIT: TRANSlating the role of Mitochondria in Tumorigenesis

The consolidation of the knowledge that cancer is not only a genetic, but also a metabolic disease, has led scientists to investigate the intricate metabolic plasticity that transformed cells must undergo to survive the adverse tumor microenvironment conditions, and the contribution of oncogenes and tumor suppressors in shaping metabolism. In this scenario, genetic, biochemical and clinical evidences place mitochondria as key actors in cancer metabolic restructuring, not only because these organelles have a crucial role in the energy and biosynthetic intermediates production but also because occurrence of mutations in metabolic enzymes encoded by both nuclear and mitochondrial DNA has been associated to
different types of cancer. TRANSMIT aims to dissect the metabolic remodeling in human cancers, placing the focus on the role of mitochondria and bridging basic research to the improvement/development of therapeutic strategies. Further, TRANSMIT fosters the communication of this emerging field to the patients and their families. To these aims, TRANSMIT will create a network of seven different countries, among which world-leading basic science and clinical centers of excellence, several industrial partners with up-to-date omics technologies, as well as non-profit foundations and associations who care
for cancer patients. By creating the critical mass of scientific excellence, TRANSMIT will allow to transfer the current knowledge into the wide field of cancer research, translating scientific and technical advances into the education and training of eleven Early Stage Researchers. TRANSMIT will implement training-through-research dedicated to unravel the metabolic features of cancer, as well as to provide a full portfolio of complementary skills through the creation of a network of basic, translational and industrial laboratories, devoted to a multidisciplinary/multisectorial education of young scientists.

Marie Curie Aktion: Innovative Training Networks (ITN)

Laufzeit: 01/2017- 12/2020

Projektpartner: , Fb010

 

SPARk: Adding Pieces to the Puzzle of Sexual Differentiation In P. falciparum: A Systematic Analysis of RNA Processing

Malaria remains one of the most devastating diseases in modern times, with the heaviest mortality concentrated in Young children living in resource-poor environments. Plasmodium falciparum causes the most severe form of malaria. The parasites have a complex life cycle, switching between a host and a mosquito vector. Transformation of a subset of parasites into specialized stages capable of sexual development – the gametocytes – is one of the most astonishing, yet not well understood, Plasmodium life cycle phases. As preparatory work for this proposal during my time at Harvard School of Public Health, I identified pathways specifically upregulated at the onset of sexual differentiation, an important gap in our knowledge of gametocytogenesis. Among these, four genes involved in different aspects of post-transcriptional gene regulation were highly upregulated. Studying this aspect of gametocyte biology can add to our understanding of how Plasmodium parasites orchestrate complex genetics switches and modulate the cellular response to developmental signals.

The aim of this proposal is to provide insight how these RNA-binding proteins contribute to sexual stage-specific gene expression. This project employs genetic approaches to investigate the role of these proteins during sexual development of P. falciparum. For that I will generate transgenic parasites and analyse the resulting phenotype in detail. Additionally, this study aims at characterisation the splicing activity of recombinantly produced proteins and to determine target RNAs in orderto elucidate the underlying mechanism of RNA processing control.

This proposal can contribute to improved health conditions in malaria-endemic countries through a better understanding of malaria transmission and new approaches to treat the disease. Completion of the scientific project in combination with the proposed structured acquisition of professional skills will enable me to reintegrate into the European research community.

Marie Curie Aktion: Individual Fellowship (IF)

Laufzeit: 04/2016- 03/2018

Projektpartner: , Fb09

 

CEREALPATH: Training in innovative and integrated control of cereal diseases

There is a massive and urgent effort needed to ensure security of food supply for the growing world population. This challenge of doubling crop yields by 2050 provides the motivation for this project, entitled Cereal Pathology – training in innovative and integrated control of cereal diseases (CEREALPATH). Cereals are the most important source of human calories, but we lose billions of euro worth of grain annually due to diseases that reduce yield. CEREALPATH is a multidisciplinary, multisectoral training programme built using the complimentary expertise from 21 participants from 8 European countries, including 7 Universities, 3 research institutes, 10 industry and one regulatory agency. The consortium will combine and share expertise in different approaches to disease control to offer standardized, high quality doctoral training at an advanced level to 15 ESRs. CEREALPATH will expose researchers to research and innovation in both industry and academia. The training equips researchers with the skills and opportunities to develop innovative methods contributing to integrated disease control programmes, thus matching their potential to the jobs of the future and helping Europe and the world meet the critical need of global food security.

Marie Curie Aktion: Innovative Training Networks (ITN)

Laufzeit: 09/2015- 08/2019

Projektpartner: , Fb09

 

ALKATRAS: ALK Activation as a target of TRAanslational Science: Break free from cancer

This ETN is embedded into an established international research programme; The European Research Initiative on Anaplastic Lymphoma Kinase (ALK)-related malignancies (ERIA; www.erialcl.net) is an existing and functional network of 13 partners, which will cosset and nurture a cohort of early stage researchers to become confident, competent, independent and well-connected European scientists with excellent career perspectives. ERIA was instigated to coordinate research into ALK-related malignancies to facilitate the development of less-toxic and more efficacious therapies. ALK is increasingly recognised as a prevalent oncogene in a number of human malignancies and therefore poses a prominent clinical problem, which requires coordinated research into its oncogenic mechanisms. ERIA now conducts a collaborative multidisciplinary research programme at the interface of biomedical and bio-mechanistic approaches, which will be an excellent environment to train the next generation of European scientists. The 15 recruited fellows will be incorporated into international academic study groups (all partners of the ERIA network) to perform high calibre research and also will be exposed to environments from other sectors to broaden their experience. Secondments will include technical training within individual laboratories and SMEs (TissueGnostics, Galkem, Cambridge Life Sciences, Sofigen and Varionostics) as well as large Pharma (Roche). Training through research will be complemented with a balanced programme of transferable skills and access to local courses. The training of each fellow will be guided by a personal career development plan and supervised by a PhD committee panel. The primary goal of the network is to train the recruited fellows by participation in an internationally competitive research programme and integrating them into an international network. Thereby providing competence in state-of-the-art research and development at the forefront of translational science.

Marie Curie Aktion: Innovative Training Networks (ITN)

Laufzeit: 09/2015- 08/2019

Projektpartner: , Fb011

 

PRIDE: Drivers of Pontocaspian biodiversity RIse and DEmise

Since the 1930s, the unique endemic aquatic biota of the Caspian-Black Sea region is facing a biodiversity crisis as it is severely affected by anthropogenic activities such as habitat destruction, invasive species and pollution. Understanding longterm natural biotic and abiotic drivers of lake system change and biotic response to perturbations in the past 2 Ma – i.e. gradual, rapid and/or threshold responses – is absolutely necessary to assess the current response of Pontocaspian biota to rising natural- and human-induced perturbations. The Pontocaspian example mirrors the complex global ecological and biodiversity challenge due to Global Change. This challenge can only be addressed through an integrated cross-disciplinary research involving climate, earth- and bio-sciences. PRIDE (Pontocaspian biodiversity RIse and DEmise) is a fully integrated academia-industry training network of scientists with complementary cutting-edge competences. PRIDE focuses on the evolution of Pontocaspian biota over the past 2 million years. The extraordinary endemic biodiversity, coupled with a highamplitude record of palaeoenvironmental change, makes it an ideal system to study drivers of past and current biodiversity crises. By linking Pontocaspian palaeoenvironmental and biodiversity changes we will reconstruct biological resilience to environmental change and apply this knowledge to the current Pontocaspian biodiversity crisis to model future diversity shifts under different Global Change scenarios. PRIDE will provide outstanding interdisciplinary technical training, new skills acquisition and career development for 15 early stage researchers. An innovative outreach plan will deliver our results to stakeholders and the public. PRIDE results from existing, successful collaborative relationships and will expand to include 17 first-class private and academic geological and biological institutions allowing Europe to remain world-leading in integrated studies of biodiversity change.

Marie Curie Aktion: Innovative Training Networks (ITN)

Laufzeit: 03/2015- 02/2019

Projektpartner: , Fb08

 

INTELUM: International and intersectoral mobility to develop advanced scintillating fibres and Cerenkov fibres for new hadron and jet calorimeters for future colliders

Currently, new concepts are being considered for hadron and jet calorimetry in high energy physics experiments, in order to improve the energy resolution of these detectors by a factor of at least two. This is a prerequisite for future studies at the high luminosity, large hadron collider as well as at future electron and proton colliders. Amongst the few concepts being proposed, scintillating and Čerenkov fibres are considered very promising candidates. The INTELUM project will be a 4 year project funding international, industry-academia exchanges to develop micro-pulling-down crystal growth and other new types of fibre technology. This new fibre production technology has the potential to enable fast, low-cost, manufacture of heavy crystal scintillating fibres. In order to prove the new fibre technology concept, two key technical issues will be addressed during the project: • demonstrate feasibility of producing between 20-200km of fibres with consistent quality and well defined production costs • demonstrate sufficient radiation hardness of the fibres that the degradation of their optical properties is below 10% at 1 MGy level This ambitious project will be undertaken by a truly international consortium of sixteen institutes and companies, many closely linked to the Crystal Clear Collaboration. The project will also lead to important impacts in other domains such as functional medical imaging and homeland security.

Marie Curie Aktion: Research and Innovation Staff Exchanges (RISE)

Laufzeit: 03/2015- 02/2019

Projektpartner: , Fb07

 

QUICS: Quantifying Uncertainty in Integrated Catchment Studies

The Water Framework Directive (WFD) is the most significant EU legislation concerning surface water management. Programs of Measures are required to ensure water bodies achieve a good ecological status. It is important to predict the impact of interventions on water quality. Man-made and natural processes control surface water quality, these are highly complex with a range of sources, transport and transformation processes. Cost estimates by EU governments indicate that billions of euros will be spent over several decades to implement WFD. There is an increasing level of concern on the implementation cost (financial and carbon). Integrated water quality models designed to predict the quality of water across the linked urban and rural scales in a catchment is seen as a tool to optimise this cost. Integrated Catchment Modelling (ICM) is based on linking numerous empirically calibrated sub-models of water quality processes. Catchment scale WQ predictions are then used to justify investment. Current water quality sub-models contain significant uncertainty. Methods have been developed to quantify uncertainty at a level however little work has been carried out to investigate WQ uncertainty propagation between sub-models. QUICS will develop a generalised catchment wide approach to uncertainty assessment that can then be used in WFD implementation studies. It will address uncertainty propagation at the spatial and temporal scales found in catchments and develop tools to reduce uncertainty by optimising sampling and monitoring and the objective selection of model structure. This will reduce uncertainty in WQ predictions and result in better informed investment decisions and so have a significant impact on WFD implementation. QUICS contains leading water quality scientists, uncertainty experts and private sector water management practitioners and modellers. It will train researchers capable of developing and implementing uncertainty management tools into ICM studies.

Marie Curie Aktion: Initial Training Networks (ITN)

Laufzeit: 06/2014- 05/2018

Projektpartner: , Fb09

 

PRISM: Perceptual Representation of Illumination, Shape and Material

Visual perception provides us with a richly detailed representation of the surrounding world, enabling us to make subtle judgements of 1) 3D shape, 2) the material properties of objects, and 3) the flow of illumination within a scene. Together, these three factors determine the intensity of a surface in the image. Estimating scene properties is crucial for guiding action and making decisions like whether food is edible. Visual ‘look and feel’ also plays a key role in industrial design, computer graphics and other industries. Despite this, little is known about how we visually estimate the physical properties of objects and illumination. Previous research has mainly focussed on one or two of the three causal factors independently, and from the viewpoint of a specific discipline. By contrast, in PRISM we take an integrative approach, to understand how the brain creates a richly detailed representation of the world by looking at how all three factors interact simultaneously. PRISM is radically interdisciplinary, uniting experts from psychology, neuroscience, computer science and physics to understand both the analysis and synthesis of shape, shading and materials. PRISM is intersectoral by uniting researchers from seven leading Universities and two industrial partners, enabling impact in basic research, technology and the creative industries. Through research projects, cross-discipline visits, and structured Course Modules delivered through local and network-wide training events, we will endow PRISM fellows with an unusually broad overview and the cross-sector skills they need to become future leaders in European research and development. Thus, by delivering early-career training embedded in a cutting-edge research programme, we aim to 1) springboard the next generation of interdisciplinary researchers on perceptual representations of 3D scenes and 2) cement long-term collaborations between sectors to enhance European perception research and its applications.

Marie Curie Aktion: Initial Training Networks (ITN)

Laufzeit: 01/2013- 12/2016

Koordinator: , Fb06

 

IMS: Marketing Strategy Implementation as Source of Firms´ Competitive Advantage

How can innovative marketing strategies be effectively implemented? While marketing scholars agree widely on the importance of effective strategy implementation for strategies’ performance outcomes, effective implementation of innovative marketing strategies and its relationship to firm performance is still not understood well. As a result, while firms invest significant amounts of resources in the implementation of their marketing strategies, many implementation initiatives fall far behind expectations and more often than not firms’ considerable investments in innovative strategies do not result, if at all, in notable effects on their performance. Against this background, the proposed research aims at investigating the effective implementation of innovative marketing strategies and how strategy implementation efforts affect both, the strategy-performance link and the sustainability of firms´ competitive advantage. Theoretically, this research is a much-needed step toward better understanding one of marketing´s key concepts (i.e., marketing strategy implementation). Given the scattered and fragemented research on the subject, the proposed research is likely to break ground for and inspire a systematic research stream on marketing strategy implementation in the future. From a managerial perspective, the findings will inform firms about effective ways to substantially improve the returns on their investment in innovative Marketing strategies. As European firms must increasingly focus on the development of innovative marketing strategies to excel on global markets, this knowledge will help them to gain and sustain leading positions on their markets—and prevent them from having great strategies, but nevertheless failing on the market.

Marie Curie Aktion: Career Integration Grants (CIG)

Laufzeit: 09/2012- 08/2016

Projektpartner: , Fb02

 

DART-MS challenges: Direct Analysis in Real Time mass spectrometry: meeting the challenges in qualitative and quantitative analysis

Direct Analysis in Real Time mass spectrometry (DART-MS) was reported first in 2005 and gained a wide attention due to the possibility for direct mass spectrometric analysis of solids and liquids, often without any sample preparation and chromatographic separation. According to some opinions, it could be nominated for the next Nobel prize in mass spectrometry. However, until now the general methodology is not yet established and a lot of challenges are to be met before DART-MS will really be considered as a full-scale and powerful analytical method. The available publications contain limited and contradictory data. A lot of capabilities and potentially attractive applications of DART-MS have not been studied or even demonstrated yet. The purpose of the project is the development of the analytical methodology of DART-MS and the establishment of new approaches for analysis of complex samples, based on DART-MS and its hyphenations with different sampling techniques and planar chromatography. It will include detailed studies on optimization of DART instrumental and experimental conditions to provide the best achievable analytical characteristics. The special attention will be given to the coupling of planar chromatography with DART-MS. Possibilities for DART-MS Imaging of small molecule distributions on different surfaces and for analysis of the dried spots of biological liquids on a carrier will be investigated for the first time. Also the following new DART-MS application areas will be studied: fast qualitative and quantitative screening of antibiotics in different food and environmental samples; analysis of bee products (honey, propolis); and identification of aroma compounds and undesired components in foods, drinks and commodities. The implementation of the current project will establish DART mass spectrometry as a powerful full-scale analytical method and will expand the areas of its use due to the hyphenation with different planar chromatography approaches.

Marie Curie Aktion: Career Integration Grants (CIG)

Laufzeit: 05/2012- 04/2013

Projektpartner: , Fb09

 

INTERCROSSING: Innotive Training Environment for Researchers Combining the Resources of Statistical Science, Informatics & Genetics

The principal strategic objective of INTERCROSSING is the cultivation of a new type of young researcher to deal with challenges of exploiting the latest Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) technologies – individuals with rigorous training in three disciplines hardly ever found together any one young scientist: population genetics, informatics and statistics. The need for this supra-disciplinary combination of skills reflects the extraordinary new demands produced by technologies that allow us to sequence whole genomes, and to quantify their regulation and expression in many samples from the same species in multiple locations. This torrent of data overwhelms current computational, genetic and statistical approaches for distinguishing the biologically relevant patterns from the background noise. The consortium behind INTERCROSSING – including five universities and seven SMEs spanning nine EU countries – are all using the NGS technologies, but have found the recruitment of appropriate Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) a major obstacle to building on their innovations. This fundamental shortage in the EU research community is slowing the scientific and industrial exploitation of these groundbreaking new data streams; the shortage of key talent occurs worldwide, and has attracted major investment in other regions (e.g. at the Beijing Genome Institute). A combination of industrial and academic partners will deliver training courses equipping the ESRs to traverse the barriers between these disciplines. Taught courses will provide practical experience of NGS data acquisition, computational methods, model-based statistical inference and population genetics. These skills will allow the ESRs to implement state-of-the art methods to the new data. The ESRs will also be trained in a suit of research skills to deploy this understanding across the industrial and academic sectors, and will be employed in a project in which they move between the sectors.

Marie Curie Aktion: Initial Training Networks (ITN)

Laufzeit: 01/2012- 04/2016

Projektpartner: , Fb09

 

CODDE: Co-ordination for optimal decisions in dynamic environments

Everyday actions and social interactions depend on making prompt decisions in a dynamic world. Despite the seeming ease with which we are able to recognise targets for attention and direct our actions, understanding how the brain extracts the key information from the complex input of the natural world to support successful behaviour is one of the greatest open scientific challenges. Meeting this challenge has clear intersectorial benefits: helping to tailor technology to the user, improve interventions for training and rehabilitation, and preserve abilities in old age. Codde addresses the challenge through a multidisciplinary approach that integrates techniques and methodologies from Human-, Physical-, Life- and Computational sciences. This novel synthesis of techniques and approaches between disciplines and sectors offers real potential to improve understanding of the brain processes that support successful behaviour. The eight host centres in the training network represent leading groups with excellent international reputations and state-of-the-art equipment. The training programme combines local activities with network workshops, training courses and personnel- and information- exchange to deliver an unrivalled breadth of training in sensorimotor research. Exchanges are designed to deliver research training significantly beyond that typical for early-stage researchers by exploiting complementary expertise in controlling and quantifying sensory input, with advanced virtual reality interfaces, tools for studying dynamics developed in motor control, insight into neural processing gained from functional brain imaging and system-level operational principles used by the brain gleaned by applying advanced theoretical models. The high-level involvement of industry in the network is exceptional for the field, and will assist us in delivering researchers with excellent technical and transferable skills that will be of lifelong use across disciplines and sectors.

Marie Curie Aktion: Initial Training Networks (ITN)

Laufzeit: 09/2008 - 08/2012

Projektpartner: , Fb06

 

NMoIERFMT: fMRI: Neural Mechanisms of Improved Emotion Regulation Following Mindfulness Training: an fMRI Study

Training in mindfulness, the non-judgmental observation of experiences as they arise in the present moment, has been increasingly and successfully applied to the treatment of normative stress conditions and mental disorders. Yet, the neurological mechanisms that underlie the reported improvements are still largely unknown. This longitudinal study will investigate the influence of mindfulness training on a key underpinning of mental health, namely emotion regulation, and its associated brain activity. Healthy participants will be randomly assigned to either a validated eight week Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) program or to a control condition. In a pre-post investigation, participants’ subjective reactions to aversive emotional stimuli (affective facial expressions) will be assessed, as will the associated brain activation using fMRI. We hypothesize that after the training the MBSR participants will rate the pictures as less aversive compared to control participants. Furthermore, the MBSR participants will show a pattern of brain activation indicative of improved emotion regulation, relative to control participants. Finally, the effect of MBSR on the gray matter structure of the brain will be investigated.

Marie Curie Aktion: International Outgoing Fellowships for Career Development (IOF)

Laufzeit: 03/2009- 02/2012

Koordinator: , Fb06