This is an historical archive of the activities of the MRC Anatomical Neuropharmacology Unit (MRC ANU) that operated at the University of Oxford from 1985 until March 2015. The MRC ANU established a reputation for world-leading research on the brain, for training new generations of scientists, and for engaging the general public in neuroscience. The successes of the MRC ANU are now built upon at the MRC Brain Network Dynamics Unit at the University of Oxford.

Synaptic wiring specificity, XXVI Sandjberg Symposium, Denmark

“Synaptic wiring specificity and network dynamics in the brain” Brain Prize symposium was held at Sandjberg Conference Centre, Denmark 6-8 May, as part of the Danish Neuroscience Society meeting. Amongst the invited speakers Peter Somogyi spoke on “GABAergic contribution to the chronocircuit of the hippocampus”. The meeting was followed on the 9th of May by the awarding of the 2012 Brain Prizes in Copenhagen by the Grete Lundbeck European Brain Research Foundation. Nominations for the 2013 Brain Prize are open to any neuroscientist or members of the public.

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