CV

Academic Positions

University of Chicago
Chicago, USA
Postdoctoral researcher in the Visual attention & Working memory lab
Advisors: Edward Awh and Edward K. Vogel
Oct 2015 – present

Philipps-University Marburg
Marburg, Germany
Postdoctoral researcher, Cognitive Neuroscience of Perception & Action lab
Advisor: Anna Schubö
Mar 2014 – Sept 2015

Philipps-University Marburg
Marburg, Germany
Doctoral student, Cognitive Neuroscience of Perception & Action lab
Advisor: Anna Schubö
May 2011 – Feb 2014

University of California (UCSD)
San Diego, USA
Guest researcher in the Swartz Center for Computational Neuroscience
Advisor: Scott Makeig
Oct 2011 – Dec 2011

Ludwig-Maximilian University (LMU)
Munich, Germany
Doctoral student in the Department for Experimental Psychology
Advisor: Anna Schubö
Jun 2009 – Apr 2011

 

Education

Ludwig-Maximilian University, Munich (LMU)
Germany PhD in Systemic Neurosciences (summa cum laude, 1.0)
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Graduate School of Systemic Neurosciences (GSN), Thesis title: “The role of context homogeneity in deployment of visual attention”
Oct 2010 – Feb 2014

Berlin Institute of Technology (Technische Universität Berlin)
Germany Diplom (combined BA/MA) in Psychology (‘very good’, 1.0)
Thesis title: “Neurophysiological correlates of threat detection”
Oct 2002 – Mar 2009

University of Copenhagen
Erasmus student in Cognitive Psychology
Aug 2006 – Jan 2007

University of Copenhagen
Research intern, University of Copenhagen, Center for visual Cognition;
Project title: “Attentional dwell time” (supervised by Claus Bundesen)
Feb 2007 – Jul 2007

Lina-Hilger-Gymnasium, Bad Kreuznach
Germany Abitur (higher education entrance qualification, ‘good’, 1.6)
Jun 2001

 

Grants and Awards

Institute for Mind and Biology, Chicago (USA)
Travel grant by the to attend the European Conference of Visual Perception, Berlin
Aug 2017

German Psychological Association, Berlin (Germany)
Dissertation prize (2013/2014): Best dissertation in Experimental Psychology
Jun 2015

Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes, Bonn (Germany)
Doctoral scholarship
Jul 2010 – Jun 2013

Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes, Bonn (Germany)
Research abroad scholarship
Oct 2011 – Dec 2011

 

Teaching

Philipps-University Marburg
Seminar “Selected topics in visual attention”
Content: Reading, presenting and discussing articles from various topics related to visual attention; soft skill excurses on how to critically read and understand articles, how to present comprehensibly, and how to assess experimental methods
Participants: 30 second year psychology students
Fall semester 2014/2015

Philipps-University Marburg
Research Methods Course (4h/week, 15 weeks)
Content: Developing a research question, designing and programming experiments, data collection and analysis, Disseminating results
Participants: 10 third year psychology students
Fall semester 2013/2014

 

Scientific training

University of Copenhagen
Winter school “Data analyses in Cognitive Science”, one week
Instructors: Barry Giesbrecht, Ole Jensen, Maarten De Vos
Dec 2014

University of California Davis
Summer school “ERP bootcamp”, two weeks
Instructor: Steven J. Luck
Jul 2013

University of Gießen
Summer school “Visual neuroscience – from spikes to awareness” (two weeks)
Instructors: K. Gegenfurtner, T. Movshon, G. Deco, S. Treue, P. Roelfsema
August 2012

 

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