Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience (KISN)

Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience (KISN)

Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience (KISN) is a leading research centre investigating the emergence of space, time and memory in the brain.


  • Cell in glass. Photo: Geir Mogen, Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience


    Our vision: To understand the emergence of higher brain functions


Jobs at KISN

Jobs at KISN

We are looking for dedicated employees to join us. Take a look at our vacant positions.

Jobs website

KISN staff performing the hexagonal pattern of grid fields.

Mini calevent portlet


Centres at KISN

Centres at KISN

Groups at KISN

Groups at KISN


May-Britt og Edvard Moser
Moser Group:

Space and memory
Menno Witter
Witter Group:

Functional neuranatomy
Cliff Kentros
Kentros Group:

Transgenic investigation of neural circuits
Yasser Roudi
Roudi Group:

SPINOr: Stat.Phys. of Inference and Network Organization


Jonathan Whitlock
Whitlock Group:

Cognitive motor function
Emre Yaksi
Yaksi Group:

Sensory computations
Maryam Ziaei
Ziaei Group:

Aging Neuroscience
Tobias Navarro Schröder
Navarro Schröder Group
Vision and navigation
Giulia Quattrocolo
Quattrocolo Group: 

Circuit development
Max Nigro
Nigro Group
Perception and cognition
Support Group:

Admin & Tech

Visiting Group Leader

Visiting Group Leader


Christian Doeller. Photo.
Doeller Group:

Translational neuroscience



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