Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech) hosted a mini-conference entitled “Skoltech: The Brain of the Russian Silicon Valley”.
Skoltech representatives presented the profile of the institution, opportunities, research highlights and ongoing prosperous collaboration between Skoltech and German academic partners.
Prof. Philipp Khaitovich presented recent research results of the Lipidomic Project of Center for Neurobiology and Brain Restoration.
His talk was dedicated to a place of lipids in tameness and aggression, as well as lipids features in some brain disorders. Part of the results was obtained in collaboration with researchers from the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry (Munich) and Max Plank Institute of Evolutional Anthropology (Leipzig). During the event, a small delegation of CNBR representatives also discussed new possibilities for collaboration and mutual clinical projects with german colleagues from Berlin institutions (such as Bernstein Center for Neurosciences, HU, TU, MPG) and Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin clinic.