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Thesis Defense

PhD for Roja Saffari


We are very happy to announce that another OCC PhD student successfully defended her thesis this week. Roja Saffari attained her PhD for her thesis "Investigation of the role of GABAergic inhibitory neurons in neuronal circuits within the prefrontal cortex of mouse". The members of the PhD committee were Prof. Dr. Sylvia Kaiser (Department of Behavioural Biology), Prof. Dr. Thomas Budde (Institute of Physiology I) and Prof. Dr. Patricia Ohrmann (Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy).

Thesis Defense

PhD for Hugh Riddell

© Hugh Riddell

We congratulate Hugh Riddell on successfully defending his thesis entitled "Interactions Between Biological Motion And Optic Flow". The thesis was supervised by Prof. Dr. Markus Lappe (Institute of Psychology), Prof. Dr. Karen Zentgraf (Goethe University Frankfurt am Main) and Prof. Dr. Rebekka Lencer (Department of Psychiatry and of Psychotherapy).


New OCC PhD Student - Vasiliki Salvari

Salvari Vasiliki
© Vasiliki Salvari

We are glad to welcome another new OCC PhD student. Vasiliki Salvari is currently working on her thesis at the Institute for Biomagnetism and Biosignalanalysis (IBB) under the supervision of OCC member Prof. Dr. Christo Pantev (IBB). Additional members of the PhD Committee are the OCC members Prof. Dr. Pienie Zwitserlood (Institute of Psychology) and Prof. Dr. Markus Junghöfer (IBB).