0-Year Students and Mentors

0-Year Students

Pau Aceituno

Pau Aceituno

0-Year Student
Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences, Leipzig
Research interests: • theoretical neuroscience • machine learning • graph theory • random matrices
Rasmus Bruckner

Rasmus Bruckner

0-Year Student
Freie Universität Berlin
Research interests: • learning and decision making under uncertainty • development and application of computational cognitive models
Daniel E. Heinz

Daniel E. Heinz

0-Year Student
Max Planck Institute for Psychiatry, Munich
Research interests: • Janus-faced role of the endogenous cannabinoid system in fear, reward regulation and cognition • mouse models combined with molecular assays, pharmacological tools and sophisticated behavioral tests • consequences of selective alterations in endocannabinoid levels
Alex Hernández-García

Alex Hernández-García

0-Year Student
Osnabrück University
Research interests: • learning with deep neural networks • brain-inspired machine learning • cognitive computational neuroscience • visual perception
Kai Kiwitz

Kai Kiwitz

0-Year Student
Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
Research interests: • investigating the resemblance between expert and machine driven biomedical image segmentation • structural and functional properties of the human visual system • high-resolution cytoarchitectonic brain mapping in big data sets • machine learning applications for biomedical image segmentation
Jennifer Kosubek-Langer

Jennifer Kosubek-Langer

0-Year Student
Freie Universität Berlin
Research interests: • mechanisms underlying neuronal and cognitive plasticity in the adult brain • combination of molecular and imaging techniques with behavioral data to understand the neural control of birdsong • neuronal circuits and gene networks involved in vocal learning and language acquisition
Bettina Mieth

Bettina Mieth

0-Year Student
Technical University of Berlin
Research interests: • combination of computer science, mathematics and statistics to interpret biological data • development, implementation and application of artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques • analysis of sequential data, specifically genetic and transcriptional data
Esther Mühlbauer

Esther Mühlbauer

0-Year Student
University Hospital Dresden
Research interests: • ambulatory assessment • bipolar disorders • eHealth/mHealth • digital phenotyping
Sophia Rekers

Sophia Rekers

0-Year Student
Humboldt-Universität Berlin
Research interests: • spatial navigation and virtual reality in neuropsychology • neurorehabilitation • clinical and cognitive neuroscience
Armin Thomas

Armin Thomas

0-Year Student
Technical University of Berlin
Research interests: • machine learning and cognitive neuroscience • utilizing deep learning methods to analyze neuroimaging data
Rachel Zsido

Rachel Zsido

0-Year Student
Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig
Research interests: • hormonal transition states and implications for brain structure, cognition, emotional well-being • depression susceptibility and resilience • sex hormones, menstrual cycle, premenstrual dysphoric disorder • multimodal neuroimaging (MRI, PET, EEG)

 

Mentors

Cristina Gonzalez-Liencres

Cristina Gonzalez-Liencres

Mentor
Research interests: • consciousness • social cognition • psychiatry with a focus on psychosis
Ann-Kathrin Rogge

Ann-Kathrin Rogge

Mentorin
Universität Hamburg
Forschungsinteressen: • brain plasticity due to physical exercise and sensory deprivation • vestibular contributions to cognition
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