MSc/PhD Program
Leonard Frederik Engels
First Name:
Leonard Frederik

Last Name:
Engels

Country:
Germany

 



Leonard Frederik Engels

EDUCATION

College / University:
University of Cologne

Highest Degree:
B.Sc.

Major Subjects:
Neurosciences

Lab Experience:
EyeTracker, behavioral techniques (mice), retrograde labeling of trigeminal neurons in mice, dissection of mice, cell culture (muscle cells), confocal microscopy, immunofluorescence staining, western blot

Projects / Research:
Apr - Aug 2012: “How to plan and conduct a neuropsychological experiment “, Internship at the University Hospital of Cologne, workgroup “Neuroimaging”, Prof. Dr. Dr. Kai Vogeley
Mar - Sep 2013: “Cold transduction in TRPM8 -/- mice, effects of hyaluronic acid on nociception “, Internship at the Instituto de Neurociencias in Alicante, Spain, workgroup ”Sensory transduction and nociception“, Dr. Carlos Belmonte
Feb - July 2014: “Studies on Neuromuscular Junction Maturation“ (B.Sc. Thesis), Internship at the Center for Brain Research in Vienna, Austria, Workgroup „Synapse Formation“, Dr. Ruth Herbst

Scholarships:
2014 - 2015: Stipend by the International Max Planck Research School
Feb - July 2014: PROMOS stipend
Mar-Sep 2013: Erasmus stipend

SCIENTIFIC INTERESTS AND GOALS:

I would love to work on the improvement of limb prostheses and brain-machine interfaces to facilitate the lives of amputees.