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
Hebatallah
Abdelrasol
Deciphering the effects of alpha-synuclein aggregation in the physiology of excitable cells Tiago Outeiro,
Mathias Bähr,
Wolfram-Hubertus Zimmermann
University of Göttingen, Faculty of Medicine,
Department of Experimental Neurodegeneration
Nov 2020
Heba
Ali
Role of novel Neuroligin2-interacting proteins in amygdala fear and anxiety circuits Nils Brose,
Thomas Dresbach,
Hannelore Ehrenreich
MPI for Experimental Medicine,
Molecular Neurobiology
Jan 2018
Theocharis
Alvanos
Quantitative Molecular Physiology of Active Zones at Calyceal Synapses of the Auditory Pathway Tobias Moser,
Silvio Rizzoli,
Erwin Neher
University of Göttingen, Faculty of Medicine,
Auditory Neuroscience & InnerEarLab
Apr 2018
Lukas
Amann
Multisensory integration of somatosensory and visual feedback during motor adaptation Alexander Gail,
Hansjörg Scherberger,
Christian Tetzlaff
Leibniz Institute German Primate Center,
Sensorimotor Transformations
Oct 2020
Max Arwed
Crayen
Neural Mechanisms of visual feature conjunction in macaque cortex Stefan Treue,
Hansjörg Scherberger,
Michael Wibral
Leibniz Institute German Primate Center,
Cognitive Neurosciences
Aug 2020
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
Yunus
Erol
Encoding of Global Motion Signals in the Mammalian Retina Tim Gollisch,
Stefan Treue,
Jan Clemens
University of Göttingen, Faculty of Medicine,
Sensory Processing in the Retina
Oct 2018
Delane
Espinueva
Investigating the SNARE complex disassembly Reinhard Jahn,
Silvio Rizzoli,
Claudia Steinem
MPI for Biophysical Chemistry,
Neurobiology
Jul 2019
Burak
Gür
Synapse specific analysis of circuit functioning Marion Silies,
Silvio Rizzoli,
Jan Clemens
European Neuroscience Institute,
Neural Circuit Lab
Sep 2017
Inés
Hojas García-Plaza
Investigating activity-dependent changes in presynaptic ultrastructure and their contribution to short-term plasticity Nils Brose,
Silvio Rizzoli,
Brett Carter
MPI for Experimental Medicine,
Molecular Neurobiology
Oct 2019
Nare
Karagulyan
Mechanisms of sound encoding in the cochlea Tobias Moser,
Erwin Neher,
Oliver Schlüter
University of Göttingen, Faculty of Medicine,
Auditory Neuroscience & InnerEarLab
Sep 2020
Dimokratis
Karamanlis
How nonlinear processing shapes natural stimulus encoding in the retina Tim Gollisch,
Alexander Gail,
Marion Silies
University of Göttingen, Faculty of Medicine,
Sensory Processing in the Retina
Oct 2017
Madhura
Ketkar
Network dynamics of the Drosophila brain Marion Silies,
Tim Gollisch,
Viola Priesemann
European Neuroscience Institute,
Neural Circuit Lab
Jun 2017
Henry
Klemp
Establishing parameters for the characterization of neurometabolic and neurodegenerative dieseases using mass-spectroscopy based Metabolomics André Fischer,
Klaus-Armin Nave,
Jutta Gärtner
University of Göttingen, Faculty of Medicine,
Psychiatry and Psychotherapy
Apr 2018
Tor
Memhave
The development of in vivo X-nuclei magnetic resonance imaging and its application in the characterization and monitoring of neuropsychiatric diseases Susann Boretius,
Hannelore Ehrenreich,
Silvio Rizzoli
Leibniz Institute German Primate Center,
Functional Imaging Laboratory
May 2020
Aditi
Methi
An integrative analysis of gene expression networks in neurodegenerative diseases André Fischer,
Tiago Outeiro,
Johannes Soeding
University of Göttingen, Faculty of Medicine,
Psychiatry and Psychotherapy
May 2020
Sebastian
Molina Obando
ON and OFF pathway interactions in the Drosophila visual system Marion Silies,
André Fiala,
Tim Gollisch
European Neuroscience Institute,
Neural Circuit Lab
Apr 2017
Dmytro
Nesterenko
Synaptic mechanisms of memory reconsolidation Camin Dean,
Nils Brose,
Trans-synaptic Signaling Jun 2019
Tarana
Nigam
Feedback as the way forward: sensory predictions in the primate face processing network Caspar Schwiedrzik,
Alexander Gail,
Siegrid Löwel
European Neuroscience Institute,
Neural Circuits and Cognition
Aug 2019
Helena
Olsthoorn
Ionic mechanisms of vesicular neurotransmitter transporters Reinhard Jahn,
Tobias Moser,
Ira Milosevic
MPI for Biophysical Chemistry,
Neurobiology
Jun 2017
Adrián
Palacios Muńoz
Dissection of social interactions during male-male courtship behavior in D. melanogaster Jan Clemens,
Tim Gollisch,
Viola Priesemann
European Neuroscience Institute,
Neural Computation and Behavior
Feb 2020
Ranjit
Pradhan
The role of microglia ncRNA in neurodenegerative diseases André Fischer,
Tiago Outeiro,
Alexander Flügel
University of Göttingen, Faculty of Medicine,
Psychiatry and Psychotherapy
Apr 2021
Sonja
Pribicevic
Molecular mechanism of the kinetics of SNAREs Reinhard Jahn,
Tobias Moser,
Marina Rodnina
MPI for Biophysical Chemistry,
Neurobiology
Jun 2017
Juan
Prieto Ramirez
Connectivity pathways in the inner retina Tim Gollisch,
Silvio Rizzoli,
Jan Clemens
University of Göttingen, Faculty of Medicine,
Sensory Processing in the Retina
Apr 2019
Jenifer
Rachel
Inhibitory feedback connectivity of supragranular VIP cells to layer IV target neurons: postsynaptic cell-type specificity and impact of presynaptic firing patterns Jochen Staiger,
Camin Dean,
Oliver Schlüter
University of Göttingen, Faculty of Medicine,
Neuroanatomy
Oct 2018
Alejandro
Restrepo Arango
Oligodendroglial communication of axonal activity to the vasculature Klaus-Armin Nave,
Susann Boretius,
Nuno Raimundo
MPI for Experimental Medicine,
Neurogenetics
Feb 2018
Andrew
Sasmita
Investigating the Effects of Dysfunctional Myelin on Tau Pathology in Mouse Models of Alzheimer’s Disease Klaus-Armin Nave,
Thomas Bayer,
Nils Brose
MPI for Experimental Medicine,
Neurogenetics
Jun 2020
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
Elsa
Steinfath
Neural basis of acoustic communication in Drosophila Jan Clemens,
Martin Göpfert,
Viola Priesemann
European Neuroscience Institute,
Neural Computation and Behavior
Oct 2018
Agnes
Steixner-Kumar
Phenotype-based genetic association studies - from myelin to cognition Hannelore Ehrenreich,
Susann Boretius,
Klaus-Armin Nave
MPI for Experimental Medicine,
Clinical Neurosciences
Apr 2018
Asude
Tura
Longitudinal changes in structural and functional connectivity in depression associated with clinical improvement Roberto Goya-Maldonado,
Susann Boretius,
Arezoo Pooresmaeili
University of Göttingen, Faculty of Medicine,
Laboratory of Systems Neuroscience and Imaging in Psychiatry (SNIP-Lab)
Apr 2021
Chrystalleni
Vassiliou
The role of the TRPV1 channel and OLM interneurons in Sharp-wave ripples, place maps and spatial memory Camin Dean,
Hansjörg Scherberger,
Tobias Moser
Trans-synaptic Signaling Oct 2018
Deniz
Yüzak
Neuronal computations underlying Drosophila acoustic communication Jan Clemens,
Tim Gollisch,
Marion Silies
European Neuroscience Institute,
Neural Computation and Behavior
Mar 2019