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FORTH Researcher Panagiota Poirazi has been awarded an Einstein Visiting Fellowship to investigate neuronal mechanisms of behavioral flexibility

Aug 29, 2019

Dr. Panayiota Poirazi, a Research Director at the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology of FORTH, is the recipient of a prestigious Einstein Visiting Fellowship of the Einstein Foundation Berlin.

The Einstein Visiting Fellowship aims to enhance the international profile of universities and research institutions in Berlin by involving leading scientists and scholars from abroad in long-term academic research collaborations. The programme primarily targets researchers whose expertise can sustainably promote specific areas of academic excellence in Berlin.

The fellowship comes with an award of € 450,000 for three years, which can be used primarily for establishing a working group in Berlin. Dr. Poirazi will be hosted in the lab of Matthew Larkum at Humboldt University and will use the grant to implement a project that investigates the mechanisms of behavioral flexibility in mice.

For more information, please visit:

The Einstein Foundation Berlin

Dr. Poirazi’s profile at the Einstein Foundation

Dr. Poirazi’s lab at IMBB-FORTH