We are proud to announce that Annette Horstmann has been made Associate Professor for Behavioural and Brain Sciences at the University of Helsinki. From 1st January 2019 Annette now also runs a lab in the slightly more Northern parts of Europe, whilst maintaining the sister group in Leipzig. Congratulations Annette!
If you are looking for a Master Thesis, check out our open position in the field of olfaction. Applications will be received until November, 15th 2018.
We are happy to welcome 2 new team members: Franziska Rausch & Nora Breuer. They are both medical students who will pursue their MD theses work with us. Welcome to the team!
We are proud to announce that Annette Horstmann has published an article (in German) in the magazine Spektrum der Wissenschaft, explaining how the brains of people with obesity are different to the brains of people with normal weight — and how that may explain why some people find it hard...
Check out our latest paper (in press) in Physiology & Behavior on retraining automatic action tendencies in obesity by Nora Mehl, Lara Mueller-Wieland, O’Brain alumni David Mathar, and Annette Horstmann. Read more here
The Integrated Research and Treatment Center (IFB) AdiposityDiseases calls for application for an internship (6–8 Weeks). The application’s deadline is May 6th, 2018. Application Call (PDF)
We are very pleased to announce that Maria Poessel and Annette Horstmann, in collaboration with Thomas Hummel (from the Smell and Taste Center), have been awarded a research grant by the Roland Ernst Foundation, worth 108.000 €. We will explore the influence of smell perception on eating behavior in obesity using EEG and fMRI. With this...
Our very own Lieneke Janssen has been selected as one of only 600 junior scientists to join the 68th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings (in Lindau) for a week in June. We are proud and congratulate Lieneke!
We are looking for a research assistant in the field of computer science or related field of studies. Experience in WordPress and web technologies (HTML, CSS, JS) would be desirable. Further details (in German) can be found in the application call below. Job posting (PDF)
It’s 2018, and our lab is entering its fifth year. The project started out as a The O’Brain Project – a joint venture between Jane Neumann & Annette Horstmann. We have had some very exciting and productive years. However, recently there have been some changes, and it’s a good time to...