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Work in the Lab

Within the fields of Behavioural and Molecular Neurobiology and Neuroimmunology the following projects are currently available for Bachelor/Master thesis, Dissertations, or for Zulassungsarbeit.


  • Neuronal regulation of maternal care: link to mom’s anxiety (Rattus norvegicus)
  • Chronic psycho-social stress: effects on immune parameters (Mus musculus)
  • Psycho-social stress effects on brain circuitries involved in anxiety and depression (Mus musculus)
  • Selective manipulation of local gene-expression in the brain: effects on aggression, social cognition and social behaviour (Rattus norvegicus)
  • Neuropeptide-mediated intracellular signalling in distinct brain regions: link to anxiety behaviour
  • Knocking out oxytocin: consequences on cell activity, social and sexual behaviour, and stress susceptibility (Mus musculus)
  • Early life stress effects on adult social behaviour and underlying neuronal activity and functions
  • Gene expression profiling via cDNA array in the context of stress and anxiety

  1. Fakultäten
  2. Fakultät für Biologie und Vorklinische Medizin

Work in the Lab