MSc/PhD Program
Michael Siebrecht
First Name:
Michael

Last Name:
Siebrecht

Country:
Germany

 



Michael Siebrecht

EDUCATION

College / University:
Georg August University Göttingen

Highest Degree:
B.Sc.

Major Subjects:
Biology

Lab Experience:
Electrophysiology (extracellular recordings), Immunohistochemistry, Optical Imaging

Projects / Research:
Analysis of map order in retinotopic maps of mice and zebra finches (bachelor project Göttingen, 2013)
The pharmacology of mice sensory hair cells in the outer ear (IMS Aberdeen, 2012)
The role of BACE in Alzheimer's disease (IMS Aberdeen, 2012)

Scholarships:
2013 - 2014: Stipend by the International Max Planck Research School


SCIENTIFIC INTERESTS AND GOALS:

Can the human brain be simulated by a computer? Is that simulation conscious? What is consciousness? How does our mind make decisions?
I am interested in working somewhere on the edge between the fields of neuroscience, artificial intelligence and philosophy to approach the mind boggling questions stated above.