The entire lab is traveling to Helsinki next week (11th — 17th June) to attend the Nordic Neuroscience Meeting 2019.
Author Archives: obesity_2014
The O’BRAIN Lab on TV
If you ever wondered what happens during binge eating, the local TV network MDR has released a neat 4 minute long TV clip (in German). It features our PhD student Maria Waltmann who, together with Nadine Herzog, currently collects data for a large study investigating the shared and differential neurocognitive mechanisms of obesity and binge eating disorder.
We are ecstatically happy to announce that on 9th May Nora successfully (and eloquently) defended her PhD thesis at the University of Leipzig. We may now proudly refer to (our) Dr. rer. nat. Nora Mehl.
Apply for Research Internship — deadline extended
The Integrated Research and Treatment Center (IFB) AdiposityDiseases calls for application for an internship (6–8 Weeks).
The O’BRAIN Lab is extremely proud of its very own Dr. rer. med. Filip Morys. Filip presented a beautiful viva on 4th April and thus received his PhD title from the University of Leipzig. We are delighted and very happy! In true style, Filip is not wasting any time and...
2 Successful Bids
Our medical PhD students Franziska and Nora managed to secure junior research grants from the IFB Adiposity Diseases. Franzi now has further funding until April 2020 to investigate the influence of diet on the (epi)genetic status of the dopaminergic system and how this could affect neurocognitive function. Nora will continue...
Welcome Maria, the 3rd!
The O’BRAIN lab was joined by Maria Kobel on 1st April. We are proud to have the 3rd Maria on our team. Welcome!
Our guest PhD student Rossella successfully finished her PhD in early 2019. Congratulations Rossella! How nice that we could contribute a small part to it.
O’BRAIN @ NIH
Annette will travel to the US next week to present as an invited speaker at a prestigious workshop on Real-Time fMRI Neurofeedback at National Institute of Mental Health (NIH) in Bethesda, MD (USA). Check out the line up and agenda here.
We are hiring
We have an open position for a post-doc in our new lab in Helsinki; if you are looking for an exciting project investigating the link between cognition, brain function, and nutrition in humans, then check out our call here. The deadline is 21. April, with reviews starting immediately. Prospective start would be...