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Work in the Lab

Fakultät für Biologie und Vorklinische Medizin
Lehrstuhl für Neurobiologie und Tierphysiologie
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.


  • Neuroendocrine basis of social fear (Mus musculus; Rattus norvegicus)
  • Selective manipulation of local gene-expression in the brain: effects on aggression, social cognition and social behaviour (Rattus norvegicus)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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