It is our great pleasure to announce two upcoming talks within our lecture series. Prof. Christelle Baunez (University of Marseille) will have a talk on November 29th 2012 dealing with effects of deep brain stimulation on motiviational behaviour and their electrophysiological correlates in a rodent model of Parkinson’s disease. Prof. Peter Tass (Research Centre Jülich) is an expert on mechanisms of deep brain stimulation. With his research he has paved the way for closed loop systems in deep brain stimulation. Prof. Tass’ lecture is scheduled for January 31st, 2013.