Katja Slangewal

IMPRS Doctoral Student
University of Konstanz

Main Focus

How does the brain transform sensory inputs into useful behaviour? Are learned and innate decisions encoded in a similar way? How and where is all the required information integrated and what is it that leads to a decision?

I am interested in answering these questions by working with the perfect model organism: the juvenile zebrafish. The range of behaviours it expresses and the lack of pigmentation allow me to use a number of really cool techniques: 2-photon microscopy, various behaviour set-ups, single cell sequencing, and of course many computational tools used for the analysis.

Curriculum Vitae

2018-2020| MSc. Neuroscience: Computational track, LMU, Munich
2017-2018| Internship SVI Huygens, Hilversum, Netherlands
2014-2017| BSc. Nanobiology, TU Delft and Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands
2012-2014| Junior College Utrecht, Utrecht University, Netherlands

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