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Work ...

09/2015 - present

Post-doc at Wilfried Kunde's lab (Cognitive Psychology) at the University of Würzburg, Germany

06/2017 - 09/2017

and

10/2014 - 08/2015

Maternity Leave

01/2011 - 10/2014

PhD student at Christian Büchel's lab (Systems Neuroscience) at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany

08/2010 - 11/2010

Internship at Nancy Kanwisher's lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA (supervised by Dr. Sarah Weigelt).

04/2010 - 07/2010

Scientific Assistant at Paul Pauli's lab (Biological Psychology) at the University of Würzburg, Germany



Education ...

01/2011 - 06/2015

PhD (Dr. rer. nat.), University of Hamburg, Germany
Thesis: "Between Pain and Math - How Expectations Shape Cognitive Processes from Neural Activity to Behaviour".

10/2004 - 03/2010

Diploma studies (Biology) at the University of Würzburg, Germany
Diploma thesis: "Context-dependent Processing of Neutral Facial Expressions - an fMRI Study". Major subject: Neurobiology. Minor subjects: Biological Psychology, Genetics.

01/2007 - 06/2007

Foreign semester at Umeå University, Sweden.

09/1995 - 07/2004

Siebold-Gymnasium Würzburg, Germany (College)
Abitur (A-levels) in Mathematics, Economics and Law, English, and History.



Extracurriculars ...

12/2015 - 02/2016

German Tutor for refugees in the SPIF Program of the University of Würzburg.

10/2004 - 03/2010

Member of the Student's Council of the Faculty of Biology at the University of Würzburg.

10/2007 - 09/2009

Head of the Student's Council of the Faculty of Biology at the University of Würzburg.

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I like ...

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I'm a fan of ...

- Environmental Protection

- Buy less, buy organic, buy fair

- LGBTQ equality

- the Flying Spaghetti Monster



I support ...

- Amnesty International

- WWF

- Sea Sheperd

- the Great Ape Project

- the Rainforest Trust

- my family

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