MSc/PhD Program
Urs Heilbronner
First Name:
Urs

Last Name:
Heilbronner

Country:
Germany

 

 

 



Urs Heilbronner

EDUCATION

College / University:
Georg-August-Universität Göttingen (1997-1999)
University of California, Santa Cruz, Academic Year (1999-2000)

Highest Degree:
Vordiplom Psychology

Major Subjects:
Psychology

Lab Experience:
Vacation jobs as laboratory assistant, Department of Clinical Genetics, Frauenklinik Stuttgart, 1994-2000; main experience in karyotyping

Projects / Research:
Psychology labs: "Ablenkungseffekte beim Lösen von Kombinatorikaufgaben in einer Hypertextumgebung", 1999; project coordinator: Dr. Peter Gerjets.
"The Effects of Misaligned Refernce Systems on Wayfinding", 1999; project coordinator: Dr. Steffen Werner

Scholarships:
1999/2000: Full tuition scholarship; education abroad program, University of California
2000/2001: Heraeus Platzhoff Stipend

SCIENTIFIC INTERESTS AND GOALS:

Interests: cognitive neuroscience (esp. neurobiology of memory), pharmacopsychology/psychopharmacology, psychiatry.
Goals: to contribute significantly to our understanding of the relation between the mind and the central nervous system.