News 2019

Announcement

New OCC PhD Student - Nils Winter

Nils Winter
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With Nils Winter we welcome the newest member in our OCC PhD Program. His research interest focuses on resting-state fMRI, Machine Learning, Deep Neural Networks and Bayesian statistics. The project is supervised by OCC members  Prof. Dr. Tim Hahn, Prof. Dr. Niko Busch and the Phd Committee is completed by the OCC member Prof. Dr. Dr. Udo Dannlowski. Welcome!

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New OCC PhD Student - Svea Schröder

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Svea Schröder is the newest member in our OCC PhD Program. She investigates in her PhD project how alpha oscillations are involved in memory processes, particularly in the short-term memory range. The project is supervised by OCC member Prof. Dr. Niko Busch and the Phd Committee is completed by the OCC members Prof. Dr. Ricarda Schubotz and Dr. Maximilian Bruchmann. Welcome!

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New OCC member - Dr. Sebastian Schindler

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We welcome Dr. Sebastian Schindler as the second new member of the Otto Creutzfeldt Center in 2019. Dr. Schindler works on questions about emotions, language and social cognition in the group of OCC member Prof. Dr. Thomas Straube at the Institute of Medical Psychology and Systems Neuroscience at the WWU.

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New OCC member - Prof. Dr. Bernhard Baune

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With Porf. Dr. Bernhard Baune we welcome the first new member of the Otto Creutzfeldt Center in the year 2019. Prof. Bernhard Baune is the Director of the University Hospital of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at the WWU. His main research interest is in personalised psychiatry, molecular psychiatry, prediction and biomarker research in psychiatry and treatment response prediction and in neuroimmunology and he he has a particular interest in cognitive function and psychosocial function in psychiatric disorders and in the severe course of mental illness, treatment response and recovery.

Thesis Defense

PhD for Ilona Schneider

Ilona Schneider
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We congratulate Dr. Ilona Schneider on successfully defending her thesis "Stress resilience from a neuroscientific and intergenerational perspective: Epigenetic mechanism as mediators between genes and the environment" at the Department for Psychiatry und Psychotherapy on Friday, March 15th. The thesis was supervised by the OCC members Prof. Dr. Weiqi Zhang, Prof. Dr. Ricarda Schubotz and Prof. Dr. Dr. Udo Dannlowski.

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New OCC PhD Student - Nicole Kerkenberg

Nicole Kerkenberg
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Nicole Kerkenberg is the newest member in our OCC PhD Program. In her research project, she investigate the role of ZDHHC7 in the sex-specific stress response of mice. The project is supervised by OCC member Prof. Dr. Weiqi Zhang and the PhD committee is completed by the OCC members Prof. Dr. Ralf Stanewsky and Prof. Dr. Cornelius Faber. Welcome!

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New OCC PhD Student - René Michel

René Michel
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René Michel is the newest member in our OCC PhD Program. He investigates in his PhD the focus on the slower attentional rhythm and aim to shed light on its characteristics and try to find neural correlates by means of EEG, psychophysics and machine learning. The project is supervised by OCC member Prof. Dr. Niko Busch and the Phd Committee is completed by the OCC member Prof. Dr. Markus Lappe and Prof. Dr. Laura Dugué. Welcome!

Upcoming Talk

Talk by Dr. Radoslaw Cichy (FU Berlin)

Dynamics of visual cognition: A spatio-temporally resolved and algorithmically explicit account
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Our next speaker in the OCC Colloquium Series in the winter semester 2018/19 is Dr. Radoslaw Cichy from the FU Berlin.

  • Time: January 23, 2019 (Wed), 16.15 h
  • Location: Lecture Hall, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Albert-Schweitzer-Campus 1, Building A9, 2nd Floor, Room 120.074

Upcoming Talk

Talk by Prof. Dr. Hanno Würbel (University of Bern)

More than 3Rs – Improving the validity and reproducibility of animal research
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Our next speaker in the OCC Colloquium Series in the winter semester 2018 is Prof. Dr. Hanno Würbel from the University of Bern.

  • Time: January 09, 2019 (Wed), 16.15 h
  • Location: Lecture Hall, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Albert-Schweitzer-Campus 1, Building A9, 2nd Floor, Room 120.074