PhD Thesis completed!

The following students have completed their PhD thesis in the last six months: 

Christian Brändli, Institute of Neuroinformatics, UZH/ETH (Supervisor: Dr. Shih-Chii Liu)
20 January 2015
Event-Based Machine Vision

Sandrine Deprez, Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology, UZH (Supervisor: Prof. Jean-Marc Fritschy)
8 December 2014
The Dynamic Regulation of GABAergic Synapses Affects Cell Growth and Structural Plasticity of Adult-born Neurons

Claire Ebeling – De Groot, Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology, UZH (Supervisor: Dr. Shiva Tyagarajan)
15 December 2014
Molecular determinants of Collybistin function in GABAergic synapses: in vitro and in vivo analysis

Aleksandra Eberhard-Moscicka, Dept of Psychology, UZH (Supervisor: Prof. Urs Maurer)
2 March 2015
Visual word processing in the context of learning to read

Bruno Fischer, Brain Research Institute, UZH (Supervisor: Prof. Oliver Raineteau)
18 December 2014
Probing and Manipulating Regional Progenitor Heterogeneity in the Postnatal Subventricular Zone

Max Gay, Institute of Anatomy, UZH (Supervisor: Prof. Lukas Sommer)
29 May 2015
Distinguishing the Influence of Singular β-catenin Functions in Development Using a Novel in Vivo Approach.

Carmen Ghisleni, MR-Center, University Children’s Hospital Zurich (Supervisor: Prof. Lutz Jäncke)
12 January 2015
Linking the Major System Markers for Typical Brain Development

Deniz Gökbuget, Molecular Health Sciences, ETH Zurich
5 February 2015
Mechanisms of RNA interference in PNS myelination

Lukas Jaeger, Sensory Motors Lab, ETH (Supervisor: Prof. Robert Riener)
28 January 2015
Investigations on the neural correlates of multi-joint lower limb motor control

Behnaz Jarrahi, Institute for Biomedical Engineering, ETH (Supervisor: Prof. Markus Rudin)
18 December 2014
Neuroimaging of Interoception – Deciphering the Neural Correlates of the Primordial Emotions

Lea Jost, Dept of Psychology, UZH (Supervisor: Prof. Urs Maurer)
2 March 2015
Audiovisual integration of words and processing of native and non-native speech sounds

Catherine Jutzeler, Spinal Cord Injury Center, Balgrist University Hospital Zurich (Supervisor: Prof. Hanns Ullrich Zeilhofer)
15 April 2015
Sensory Plasticity in cervical spinal cord injury

Andrea Kälin, Department of Psychiatry Research and Psychogeriatric Medicine, UZH (Supervisor: Dr. Anton Gietl)
3 March 2015
Evaluation of a Cognitive and a Morphometric Marker for the Early Detection of Alzheimer’s Disease

Carina Klein, Dept of Psychology, UZH (Supervisor: Prof. Lutz Jäncke)
27 May 2015
The influence of musicianship on background neuronal oscillations: novel perspectives

Dennis Mircsof, Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology, UZH (Supervisor: Prof. Steven Brown)
21 May 2015
Identification of the Circadian Synaptic Transcriptome and the Role of DBHS Proteins in Synaptic Biology

Simon Musall, Brain Research Institute, UZH (Supervisor: Prof. Fritjof Helmchen)
11 June 2015
The Relation of Sensory Adaptation and Stimulus Perception in the Rat Whisker-System

Tina Notter, Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology, UZH (Supervisor: Prof. Irene Knuesel)
21 April 2015
The evaluation of three risk factors for sporadic Alzheimer’s disease in human and immune-challenged wild type mice

William Ralvenius, Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology, UZH (Supervisor: Prof. Hanns Ullrich Zeilhofer)
30 April 2015
Reversal of Chronic Pain by Activation of Single GABAA Receptor Subtypes

Britta Seebauer, Institute of Medical Genetics, University of Zurich (Supervisor: Prof. Wolfgang Berger)
16 June 2015
Functional Characterization of Sequence Variants in SRF, MKL1 and MKL2, Presumably Associated with Exudative Vitreoretinopathy (EVR) 

Nina Thiede-Stan, Brain Research Institute, UZH (Supervisor: Prof. Martin Schwab)
22 January 2015
Composition and Dynamics of the Nogo-A-D 20 Receptor Complex

Giannina Claudia Toller, Swiss Epilepsy Center, Zurich
4 March 2015
Impact of mesial temporal lobe damage on memory and social-cognitive processing: Neurobehavioral and psychophysiological findings from patients with chronic mesial temporal lobe epilepsy and Urbach-Wiethe disease

Bogdan Vigaru, Rehabilitation Engineering Lab, Institute of Robotics and Intelligent Systems, ETH Zurich
25 March 2015
Neuroscience Robotics to Investigate Sensorimotor Control of the Upper Extremity in Humans and Animal Models

Isabel Vollenweider, Brain Research Institute, ETH and SV UP Courtine, EPFL (Supervisors: Prof. Martin Schwab / Prof. Grégoire Courtine)
18 December 2014
High-resolution analyses of behavioral recovery and circuit reorganization after neuromotor disorders

Anna-Sophia Wahl, Brain Research Institute, UZH / ETH (Supervisor: Prof. Martin Schwab)
Promoting recovery after stroke : experimental studies to understand key mechanisms of rehabilitation and neuronal plasticity

Fabian Wirth, Division of Psychiatry Research, University of Zurich
4 May 2015
Therapeutic Approaches in Animal Models of Human Protein Misfolding Diseases