Alexander Borst (born August 18, 1957 in Bad Neustadt an der Saale) is a German neurobiologist. Events 293 BC - The oldest known Roman temple to Venus is founded starting the institution of Vinalia Rustica. Year 1957 ( MCMLVII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1957 Gregorian calendar) Bad Neustadt is a town in northern Bavaria, Germany. It is the capital of the Rhön-Grabfeld district in Lower Franconia. Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany ( ˈbʊndəsʁepuˌbliːk ˈdɔʏtʃlant is a Country in Central Europe. Neurobiologist is a life scientist who is devoted to the study of Neurobiology. He is director at the Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology and head of the department Systems and Computational Neurobiology. The Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology is a Research institute of the Max Planck Society located in Martinsried, a suburb of Munich in Germany
Alexander Borst studied biology at the University of Würzburg, where he obtained his PhD as a member of Martin Heisenberg's group. The University of Würzburg is a university in Würzburg, Germany, founded in 1402 Martin Heisenberg (born 7 August 1940) is a German Neurobiologist and geneticist. He worked as a post-doctoral researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics in Tübingen. The Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics is located in Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Tübingen, a traditional University town in Baden-Württemberg, Germany, is situated 30 km (19 miles southwest of Stuttgart, on a ridge between Afterwards, he led an Independent Junior Research Group at the Friedrich-Miescher-Laboratory of the Max Planck Society. The Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Wissenschaften e He was professor the University of California, Berkeley. The University of California Berkeley (also referred to as Cal, Berkeley and UC Berkeley) is a major research university located in Berkeley In 2001, he was appointed director at the Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology.
Alexander Borst's scientific research is focused on the foundations of informational processing and neural connections in the optic lobes of the fly brain. Alexander Borst's work led to a number of scientific findings. Among these were the discoveries that