MSc/PhD Program
David Hermann

First Name:
David

Last Name:
Hermann

Country:
Germany

 

 



David Hermann

EDUCATION

College / University:
2005 - 2006: University of Umeå Sweden
2003 - 2005: University of Würzburg, Germany

Highest Degree:
Bachelor

Major Subjects:
Physics

Lab Experience:
Axonal guidance study during neuronal circuit formation in drosophila (immunohistochemical mehtod), olfactory system in mice (histochemical staining)

Projects / Research:
Using convolution for event analysis on P pili unfolding data measured by optical tweezers

Scholarships:
2006 - 2007: Stipend International Max Planck Research School, Germany
2005 - 2006: Twin town stipend of Würzburg , Germany and Umeå, Sweden

SCIENTIFIC INTERESTS AND GOALS:

Emergence of neuronal systems like the human brain is remarkable and fascinating. Ideally, I would like to connect processes from the molecular level to behaviour/responses of small subunits of the brain or even to higher brain functions through modelling, for example.

Brain imaging techniques like NMR and electrophysiological methods are also of great interest for me.

Neuroplasticity formation is essential for higher brain functions or recovery from brain damage after neuronal circuit formation. Investigating underlying mechanisms and improving ways for actively influencing neuroplasticity could have many applications as in medical treatment and prevention of brain diseases.