Dr. Niels Rattenborg

Dr. Niels Rattenborg

Research Group Leader
IMPRS Faculty
MPI for Ornithology Seewiesen
Research Group Rattenborg
+49 8157 932-279
+49 8157 932-267
Haus 5, 1.15 Seewiesen

Main Focus

Curriculum Vitae

Academic Education
2005-Present: Max Planck Institute for Ornithology - Seewiesen: Group Leader (Sleep and Flight Group: http://www.orn.mpg.de/2701/Research_Group_Rattenborg)
2000-2005: University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, Wisconsin, Department of Psychiatry: Postdoctoral Fellow / Assistant Scientist (Mentor: Ruth M. Benca, MD, PhD)

1999: Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana, Department of Life Sciences: PhD in Comparative Physiology
Dissertation: Plasticity in Avian Unihemispheric Sleep: An Anti-predator Function (Mentor: Charles J. Amlaner Jr., PhD)
1995: St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri, Department of Biology: Masters of Science (Research) Mentor: Robert D. Aldridge, PhD
1986: Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri: Bachelors of Arts in Psychology

Professional Services
Board Director:
Sleep Research Society representative on Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists, 2004 - 2005.

Awards
2000: Sleep Research Society Young Investigator Award (Best peer-reviewed paper)

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