[UPDATE, January, 19th 2018] Position closed. As of now we are looking for a medical student assistant. Further details can be found in the application call. Please send your application documents to: Suse Prejawa Job posting (PDF)
[UPDATE: Position closed] We are looking for a scientific researcher to join our lab. The position will be filled as soon as possible. We are looking forward to receiving your applications. Zur Ausschreibung
Our PhD students Filip Morys & Nora Mehl won the prize for best poster at the 33rd Annual Conference of the German Obesity Society in Potsdam. Filip presented their work on “the neural correlates of cognitive bias modification in obesity”. Congratulations to both!
We have been joined by a guest scientist from Padua, Italy. Rossella is going to analyse fMRI data that she has collected as part of her PhD. We are looking forward to the next 6 months with her. Rosella’s Profile
The O’Brain Lab was fortunate enough to have 4 submissions accepted at this year’s Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior Conference in Montreal, Canada. Marie Meemken, Nora Mehl & Filip Morys gave talks about their respective research topics and Maria Pössel presented a poster on her recent work on...
We have two new additions to the team: Lieneke Janssen joined the O’Brain Lab as a postdoc in April, followed by Hendrik Hartmann who started his PhD in May. They are joining forces in exploring the relationship(s) between dopamine and obesity. Lieneke’s Profile Hendrik’s Profile Welcome!!
Our PhD student Anja Dietrich defended her thesis successfully in November 2016. As of 2017 she is now Dr. Anja Dietrich. Congratulations!!
As of 1st March 2017 PD Dr. habil. Jane Neumann may call herself Prof. Dr. Jane Neumann. Congratulations to Jane for the professorship at the Ernst-Abbe-Hochschule Jena!
A recent trip to Frankfurt for the 32nd Annual Conference of the German Obesity Society (DAG: Deutsche Adipositas Gesellschaft) was a great success for the O’Brain Project: Annette Horstmann was awarded with the DAG research prize 2016, honouring her recent work on the neurobiology of obesity. Congratulations! The team was...
Annette’s proposed model of how dopaminergic tone varies (non-linearly) across normal weight, overweight and obese people has been tested empirically for the first time. Researchers in Spain conducted an fMRI experiment with which they confirm Annette’s idea with real data: the reward system in the brain appears to function differently but systematically across people...