MSc/PhD Program


Doctoral Students

The following doctoral students are currently enrolled in the Neurosciences Program:






Student Title of doctoral thesis PhD Thesis Committee Institution,
Department
PhD since
Tamer
Abdelaal
The role of glial cell differentiation phenotypes in demyelinating diseases of the PNS and CNS Michael Sereda,
Wolfgang Brück,
Alexander Flügel
MPI for Experimental Medicine,
Neurogenetics
Oct 2014
Reham
Abdelaziz
Structural determinants of voltage dependant gating of K+ channels Luis A. Pardo,
Ralf Heinrich,
Andreas Neef
MPI for Experimental Medicine,
Molecular Biology of Neuronal Signals
Oct 2016
Erika
Avendaño Guzmán
Evaluating the function of cytotoxic leukocytes in CNS autoimmunity Wolfgang Brück,
Klaus-Armin Nave,
Alexander Flügel
University of Göttingen, Faculty of Medicine,
Neuropathology
Sep 2014
Burak
Bali
Optogenetic Manipulation of the Auditory System Tobias Moser,
Manuela Schmidt,
Jens Gruber
University of Göttingen, Faculty of Medicine,
Auditory Neuroscience & InnerEarLab
Sep 2016
Lucas
Caldi Gomes
Analysis of microRNA expression in Parkinson's disease - from human tissue to animal models Mathias Bähr,
André Fischer,
Silvio Rizzoli
University of Göttingen, Faculty of Medicine,
Neurology
Apr 2016
Chi
Chen
Neural Correlates of Categorization Behavior in Auditory System Robert Gütig,
Tim Gollisch,
Alexander Gail
MPI for Experimental Medicine,
Theoretical Neuroscience
May 2014
Tal
Dankovich
Imaging the brain in time: molecular mechanisms of long-lasting synaptic plasticity Silvio Rizzoli,
Oliver Schlüter,
André Fischer
University of Göttingen, Faculty of Medicine,
Department of Neuro- and Sensory Physiology
May 2017
Alexander
Dieter
Optogenetic Activation of the Auditory System Tobias Moser,
Tim Gollisch,
Stefan Treue
University of Göttingen, Faculty of Medicine,
Auditory Neuroscience & InnerEarLab
Jul 2015
Guergana
Dontcheva
Functional analysis of the parkinsonism-associated protein FBX07 (PARK15) in neurons Judith Stegmüller,
Nils Brose,
Anastassia Stoykova
Neurologie Oct 2013
Carlos
Duque Afonso
Characterization of optogenetic stimulation of cochlear spiral ganglion neurons Tobias Moser,
Alexander Flügel,
Katrin Willig
University of Göttingen, Faculty of Medicine,
Auditory Neuroscience & InnerEarLab
Sep 2015
Robert
Epple
RNA-depdendent mechanisms in neuronal plasticity André Fischer,
Camin Dean,
Tiago Outeiro
University of Göttingen, Faculty of Medicine,
Psychiatry and Psychotherapy
Oct 2016
Michael
Feyerabend
Subcortical Input onto Inhibitory Interneuons in Mouse Vibrissal Somatosensory Cortex Jochen Staiger,
Camin Dean,
Tobias Moser
University of Göttingen, Faculty of Medicine,
Neuroanatomy
Oct 2015
Diego
Giraldo Sánchez
Linking senses: rhodopsin's role in mechanoreception Martin Göpfert,
André Fiala,
Manuela Schmidt
University of Göttingen, Faculty of Biology,
Cellular Neurobiology
Apr 2014
Sindhuja
Gowrisankaran
The significance of rabconnectin3 - endophilinA interaction for synaptic vesicle recycling Ira Milosevic,
Reinhard Jahn,
Nils Brose
European Neuroscience Institute,
Synaptic Vesicle Dynamics
Sep 2014
Burak
Gür
Synapse specific analysis of circuit functioning Marion Silies,
Silvio Rizzoli,
European Neuroscience Institute,
Visual Processing
Sep 2017
Georg
Hafner
Comparing the brain wide afferent connectome of PV, SOM and VIP expressing interneurons in the mouse barrel cortex using retrograde rabies virus tracing Jochen Staiger,
Silvio Rizzoli,
Camin Dean
University of Göttingen, Faculty of Medicine,
Neuroanatomy
Apr 2015
Md. Rezaul
Islam
Role of non-coding RNA in brain function André Fischer,
Camin Dean,
Tiago Outeiro
University of Göttingen, Faculty of Medicine,
Psychiatry and Psychotherapy
Sep 2015
Sebastian
Jähne
The physical basis of neuronal communiation: a quantitative view of the average neuron Silvio Rizzoli,
Nils Brose,
Manfred Lindau
University of Göttingen, Faculty of Medicine,
Department of Neuro- and Sensory Physiology
Apr 2015
Lina María
Jaime Tobón
Molecular physiology of sound encoding Tobias Moser,
Erwin Neher,
Manfred Lindau
University of Göttingen, Faculty of Medicine,
Auditory Neuroscience & InnerEarLab
Aug 2015
Sabitha
Joseph
Role of the Parkinonism-associated E3 Ligase FBX07 in Myelination Judith Stegmüller,
Wolfgang Brück,
Klaus-Armin Nave
Neurologie Oct 2013
Madhura
Ketkar
Network dynamics of the Drosophila brain Marion Silies,
Tim Gollisch,
European Neuroscience Institute,
Visual Processing
Jun 2017
Mohammad Hossein
Khani
Mechanisms of Color Processing in the Retina Tim Gollisch,
Tobias Moser,
Siegrid Löwel
University of Göttingen, Faculty of Medicine,
Ophthalmology
Oct 2013
Albert
Lehr
Modulation of neuronal excitability in deep brain areas by electric stimulation Andrea Antal,
Arezoo Pooresmaeili,
Susann Boretius
University of Göttingen, Faculty of Medicine,
Clinical Neurophysiology
Oct 2016
Amr
Maamoun
Attention modulation of Response Profile in the Visual Cortex / later changed to: Receptive field characterization of MSTd neurons Stefan Treue,
Melanie Wilke,
Tim Gollisch
Leibniz Institute German Primate Center,
Cognitive Neurosciences
Oct 2013
Ronja
Markworth
Role of protein-protein interactions and posttranslational modifications of presynaptic proteins in the regulation of calcium-triggered exocytosis Mathias Bähr,
,
University of Göttingen, Faculty of Medicine,
Neurology
Jun 2017
Florentin
Masurat
Control of sleep through sleep-active neurons Henrik Bringmann,
Ralf Heinrich,
Nils Brose
MPI for Biophysical Chemistry,
Sleep and Waking
May 2014
Sebastian
Molina Obando
ON and OFF pathway interactions in the Drosophila visual system Marion Silies,
André Fiala,
Tim Gollisch
European Neuroscience Institute,
Visual Processing
Apr 2017
Sharlen
Moore Corona
Role of oligodendrocytes in supporting axonal metabolic demands during cognitive processes Klaus-Armin Nave,
Mikael Simons,
Swen Hülsmann
MPI for Experimental Medicine,
Neurogenetics
May 2014
Ramanathan
Narayanan
BAF155 regulates the genesis of basal progenitors through both Pax6-dependent and independent mechanisms during cerebral cortex development Jochen Staiger,
André Fischer,
Klaus-Armin Nave
University of Göttingen, Faculty of Medicine,
Neuroanatomy
Jun 2013
Pratibha
Narayanan
Characterization of protein complexes involved in mechanosensation in vertebrates Manuela Schmidt,
Luis A. Pardo,
Martin Göpfert
MPI for Experimental Medicine,
Somatosensory Signaling
Apr 2014
Thomas
Offner
Wiring and information processing in the olfactory bulb of Xenopus laevis Ivan Manzini,
Thomas Dresbach,
Silvio Rizzoli
Animal Physiology and Molecular Biomedicine May 2015
Helena
Olsthoorn
Ionic mechanisms of vesicular neurotransmitter transporters Reinhard Jahn,
Tobias Moser,
Ira Milosevic
MPI for Biophysical Chemistry,
Neurobiology
Jun 2017
Özge Demet
Özçete
Studying synaptic sound encoding by fluorescence imaging of single synapses Tobias Moser,
Camin Dean,
Erwin Neher
University of Göttingen, Faculty of Medicine,
Auditory Neuroscience & InnerEarLab
Jul 2015
Myrto
Panopoulou
Behavioral alterations and underlying synaptic plasticity mechanisms in response to cocaine exposure Oliver Schlüter,
André Fischer,
Siegrid Löwel
European Neuroscience Institute,
Molecular Neurobiology
Apr 2016
Sonja
Pribicevic
Molecular mechanism of the kinetics of SNAREs Reinhard Jahn,
Tobias Moser,
Marina Rodnina
MPI for Biophysical Chemistry,
Neurobiology
Jun 2017
Luis Giordano
Ramos Traslosheros López
Microcircuits and receptive field organization in the Drosophila visual system Marion Silies,
Tim Gollisch,
Fred Wolf
European Neuroscience Institute,
Visual Processing
Oct 2015
Rafael
Rinaldi Ferreira
Development of Optogenetic Tool for Induction of Reversible Genome Editing in Specific Subpopulation of Neurons in Non-human Primates Tobias Moser,
Camin Dean,
Jens Gruber
University of Göttingen, Faculty of Medicine,
Auditory Neuroscience & InnerEarLab
Sep 2015
M. Sadman
Sakib
Role of non-canonical histone variants in cognitive function and aging and neurodegeneration André Fischer,
Camin Dean,
Tiago Outeiro
University of Göttingen, Faculty of Medicine,
Psychiatry and Psychotherapy
Oct 2016
Julio
Santos Viotti
Role of the Novel Synaptic-Vesicle Protein Mover in Calcium-Secretion Coupling Thomas Dresbach,
Tobias Moser,
Michael Müller
University of Göttingen, Faculty of Medicine,
Anatomy and Embryology
Oct 2013
Sinem
Sertel
Cellular and Synaptic Biology of Daily Cycle Silvio Rizzoli,
Henrik Bringmann,
Hannelore Ehrenreich
University of Göttingen, Faculty of Medicine,
Department of Neuro- and Sensory Physiology
Apr 2016
Aditya
Singh
Investigation of brain networks with TMS for treatment optimization in mood disorders Andrea Antal,
André Fischer,
Peter Dechent
University of Göttingen, Faculty of Medicine,
Clinical Neurophysiology
Sep 2016
Nikoloz
Sirmpilatze
Influence of anesthesia on brain function, metabolism and blood perfusion – implications for preclinical neuroimaging Susann Boretius,
Jochen Staiger,
Hansjörg Scherberger
Leibniz Institute German Primate Center,
Functional Imaging Laboratory
May 2017
Julia
Sondermann
Identification and characterization of protein complexes involved in different pain states in vertebrates Manuela Schmidt,
Martin Göpfert,
Henning Urlaub
MPI for Experimental Medicine,
Somatosensory Signaling
Oct 2013
Rebecca
Wallrafen
Assembling a dopaminergic synapse: The role of cell adhesion and scaffolding molecules Thomas Dresbach,
Nils Brose,
Paul Lingor
University of Göttingen, Faculty of Medicine,
Anatomy and Embryology
Jul 2016
Lukas
Weiss
Information processing in the olfactory system of different amphibian species Ivan Manzini,
Ralf Heinrich,
Michael Hörner
Animal Physiology and Molecular Biomedicine Jun 2016
Man Ho
Wong
Pathway specific analysis of synaptic changes in ocular dominance plasticity Oliver Schlüter,
Siegrid Löwel,
Tobias Moser
European Neuroscience Institute,
Molecular Neurobiology
Jul 2013
King Faisal
Yambire
The Role of Lyosome-Peroxisome-Mitochondria Functional Network in Neurodegeneration Ira Milosevic,
André Fischer,
Klaus-Armin Nave
European Neuroscience Institute,
Synaptic Vesicle Dynamics
Oct 2013
Rashad
Yusifov
Structural and functional correlates of neuronal plasticity in the mouse visual cortex Siegrid Löwel,
Oliver Schlüter,
Marion Silies
University of Göttingen, Faculty of Biology,
Systems Neuroscience Group
May 2016