VDS CoBeNe PhD fellows

The student speakers are:

  • Ines Leca (program 1)*

  • Simon Nimpf (program 2)*

  • Lisa Rosenberger (program 3)

  • Patrick Markey (program 4) 

     

    Some of the CoBeNe PhD fellows also participate in the VBC PhD Program, they are marked with *.

Jessie Adriaense (P3)

An interdisciplinary investigation of the ultimate and proximate causes of empathy

Department of Basic Psychological Research and Research Methods

 

                                                                      

Chiara Alberti (P1) *

Dissecting expression and function of neuronal-specific microRNAs in Caenorhabditis elegans

IMP

Diane Baier (P4)

Studying the Role of Language During the Capture of Attention in Visual Color-Search

Department of Basic Psychological Research and Research Methods

Sabrina Bettoni (P3)

Comparative Otter Vocal Communication

Department of Cognitive Biology

Christian Blum (P3)

Vocal Traditions in Common Ravens (Corvus corax)

Department of Cognitive Biology

Magdalena Boch (P3)

Evolutionary foundations of the social brain: a comparative canine neuroimaging approach

Department of Basic Psychological Research and Research Methods

Jane Boddy (P4)

Reified Feelings: discourses of a scientific foundation for modern art in Germany

Department of History of Art

                                                                      

Julien Charest (P1) *

Establishment of neural left/right asymmetry through transcriptional priming in early embryonic lineages of Caenorhabditis elegans

IMP

Arno Cimadom (P3)

Living at the edge: The impact of an introduced parasite and habitat change on the breeding success of Darwin’s finches

Department of Behavioural Biology

                                                                      

Giulia Cimarelli (P3)

Do dogs consider their owners their “best friends”? Evolutionary and developmental origins of the dog-human relationship: a behavioural, epigenetic and physiological analysis

Department of Cognitive Biology

Andrea Ferretti (P2)

How to recover after a long flight: rest patterns in migratory birds

Department of Cognitive Biology

Mario Gallego Abenza (P3)

Social cognition and foraging in free-ranging common ravens

Department of Cognitive Biology

Jürgen Goller (P4)

Facial attractiveness

Department of Basic Psychological Research and Research Methods

                                                                      

Felix Haiduk (P3)

Evolutionary phenomenology of singing and speaking

Department of Cognitive Biology

Helena Hartmann (P3)

Another's pain in my brain: Clarifying the specificity of the effects of placebo analgesia on empathy for pain

Department of Basic Psychological Research and Research Methods

Paula Ibáñez de Aldecoa (P3)

Mechanisms, components and promoters of innovation in birds and humans

Department of Behavioural Biology

Beatrice Immelmann (P4)

"Vibrations" in discussions on aesthetic effect

Department of History of Art

Judith Janisch (P3)

The beauty of dance – using new technologies for analyzing the complex courtship behavior of manakins (Manacus vitellinus and Manacus aurantiacus)

Konrad Lorenz Institut für Vergleichende Verhaltensbiologie

Hillary Jean-Joseph (P3)

How wolves and dogs see their worlds: Mental changes during dogification

Department of Cognitive Biology

Hoi-Lam Jim (P3)

Eavesdropping in wolves and dogs

Messerli Research Institute, University of Veterinary Medicine

Sabrina Karl (P3)

Investigating the human-dog attachment system by using fMRI in awake dogs

Messerli Research Institute, University of Veterinary Medicine

Rashmit Kaur (P2)

Molecular mechanism coordinating sensory axon branching and targeting in the Drosophila olfactory system

Department of Neurobiology

                                                                      

Hana Hollá Kutliková (P3)

The role of testosterone in reputation-based prosocial behavior and underlying neural mechanisms

Department of Basic Psychological Research and Research Methods

Isabelle Laumer (P3)

Tool-related problem solving in Goffin cockatoos (Cacatua goffiniana) and orangutans (Pongo abelii)

Department of Cognitive Biology

                                                                      

Ines Leca (P1) *

The Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms underlying Tubulinopathies

IMP

Lukas Lengersdorff (P3)

Department of Basic Psychological Research and Research Methods

                                                                      

Raffaela Lesch (P3)

Tame Voices: The Impact of Human Selection on the Vocalization and Larynx of Domesticated Animals   

Department of Cognitive Biology

Dominik Lindenhofer (P1) *

Loss-of-function screening for cortical layer formation using retroviral CRISPR/Cas9 libraries

IMBA

Isabelle Maiditsch (P3)

Ecological Constraints and Sound Communication in Fishes; the Croaking Gourami (Trichopsis vittata)

Department of Behavioural Biology

                                                                     

Patrick Markey (P4)

How we perceive Art and what this does to us – implications of processes of intermediate and later stages of Art perception

Department of Basic Psychological Research and Research Methods

Clemens Mielacher (P3)

Modulation of cognitive and affective functions in patient samples using noninvasive stimulation of hippocampal connectivity

Department of Basic Psychological Research and Research Methods

                                                                      

Nace Mikus (P3)

Modelling of social interaction

Department of Basic Psychological Research and Research Methods

Clémentine Mitoyen (P3)

Decoding the value of courtship signals in the ring dove by integrated audio-visual analysis

Departement of Cognitive Biology

Aleksandra Mitrovic (P4)

Look at beauty! Testing the influence of beauty on our perception

Department of Basic Psychological Research and Research Methods

Annika Nichols (P2) *

Circuit mechanisms and neuroendocrine control of a sleep like brain state in C. elegans

IMP

                                                                      

Simon Nimpf (P2) *

The Neural Basis of Magnetoreception in the Pigeon Columba livia

IMP

Gregory Nordmann (P2) *

Can pigeons hear magnetic fields? The role of the auditory system in magnetoreception of Columba livia

IMP

                                                                      

Jinook Oh (P3)

Technological approach to conduct and analyze animal behavior experiments.

Department of Cognitive Biology

Anton Parinov (P2) *

Sensory Coding and Sensorimotor integration in the Brain of C.elegans

IMP

Birgit Poehn (P2) *

The circadian and circalunar clocks of Clunio marinus and Platynereis dumerilii

Department of Immunology, Microbiology and Genetics

                                                                      

Lisa Rosenberger (P3)

The neurobiology of repeated trust interactions

Department of Basic Psychological Research and Research Methods

Theresa Rößler (P3)

Innovative problem solving in Goffin's cockatoos (Cacatua Goffiniana)

Department of Cognitive Biology

Carina Siutz (P2)

Effects of previous reproductive effort and food quality on hibernation patterns in free-living common hamsters

Department of Behavioural Biology

                                                                      

Vedrana Slipogor (P3)

INDIVIDUUM: Integrative Approach to the Study of Individual Differences in Common Marmosets (Callithrix jacchus)

Department of Cognitive Biology

Eva Specker (P4)

Universal aesthetic effects of lines and colors? Effects of culture, expertise and habituation

Department of Basic Psychological Research and Research Methods

                                                                      

Giovanni Spezie (P3)

Learning to be attractive

 

 

Julia Steger (P1)

Evolution and development of metazoan cell type diversity: Insights from the sea anemone Nematostella vectensis

Department of Molecular Evolution and Development

 

 

 

Martina Stocker (P3)

A hormonal perspective on cooperative behaviour: A comparative approach

Department of Cognitive Biology

Mario Thalwitzer (P4)

The Gendered Eye. Eine Empirische Spurensuche von Geschlechterdifferenzen in der Kunstwahrnehmung

Department of History of Art

                                                                      

Kerem Uzel (P2) *

Identification of Mechanisms Underlying the Coordinated Neuronal Population Dynamics in C. elegans

IMP

Karim Vadiwala (P1) *

Neuropeptide control of rhythmicity and regeneration in Platynereis dumerilii

MFPL

                                                                      

Lisa-Claire Vanhooland (P3)

Animal visual self-recognition and self-awareness

Department of Cognitive Biology

 

 

Veedin Rajan Vinoth Babu (P2) *

Functional characterization of visual and non-visual photoreceptors for circadian and circalunar entrainment in Platynereis dumerilii

Department of Immunology, Microbiology and Genetics

Amelia Wein (P3)

Imitation in Kea (Nestor notabilis)

Department of Cognitive Biology

Katharina Wenig (P3)

Department of Cognitive Biology

Anna Wucherer (P3)

An experimental psychophysiological approach to understand frustration, anger and emotion regulation in psychopathy

Department of Basic Psychological Research and Research Methods

                                                                      

Theresa Zekoll (P2) *

Analysis of opsins in the vertebrate brain

Department of Immunology, Microbiology and Genetics

 

 

Martin Zurl (P1) *

Elucidating the function of the melatonin biosynthesis pathway in the marine bristleworm Platynereis

MFPL