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The Institutional Steering Board (ISB) of the TNC is composed of representatives of the following institutions, which represent the partners in the TNC:

Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience (BCCN): Prof. Dr. Matthias Bethge

Center for Mental Health: Prof. Dr. Andreas Fallgatter

Centre for Integrative Neuroscience (CIN): Prof. Dr. Hans-Peter Thier & Prof. Dr. Markus Siegel

Centre for Neurosensory Systems at the University Hospital: Prof. Dr. Marius Ueffing

German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE): Prof. Dr. Peter Heutink

Graduate Training Center of Neuroscience (GTC)Dr. Marc Himmelbach & Prof. Dr. Cornelius Schwarz

Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research (HIH): Prof. Dr. Thomas Gasser (speaker)

Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics: Dr. Peter Dayan 

Natural and Medical Sciences Institute Reutlingen (NMI): Prof. Dr. Katja Schenke-Layland & Prof. Dr. Hansjürgen Volkmer

University of Tübingen with the following departments:


In addition, there are close connections to the Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) Community in Tübingen:

Interface to the Cyber Valley: Prof. Jakob Macke


The Founding Group of the TNC, who was the driving force of the whole initiative, consists of the following people:

Prof. Philipp Berens (Institute for Ophthalmic Research), Prof. Matthias Bethge (BCCN), Prof. Thomas Euler (CIN), Prof. Andreas Fallgatter (Center for Mental Health), Prof. Thomas Gasser (HIH), Prof. Peter Heutink (DZNE), Prof. Marius Ueffing (Centre for Neurosensory Systems), Prof. Stephan Zipfel (Psychosomatic Medicine und Psychotherapy, UKT)



Questions?     Silke Dutz       +49 7071 29-88802
Updated 01/10/2021 11:34am

The members of the Institutional Steering Board (ISB) and the Founding Group come from a variety of departments of the University of Tübingen, the University Hospital Tübingen (UKT) and non-university research institutes.

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