Professor Marion Silies researches the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster at the JGU Department of Biology. (photo: Stefan F. Sämmer)NEUROBIOLOGY

How flies and humans see the world

Professor Marion Silies joined the Faculty of Biology at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) in early 2019. Here she has been investigating the organization and function of circuits in the visual system of the fruit fly. Her work has already earned her numerous awards.

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