Technische Universität Dresden, Bamberger Str. 7, 01187 Dresden

    Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences Stephanstraße 1A
    04103 Leipzig


Prof. Dr. Katharina von Kriegstein
Prof. Dr. Katharina von Kriegstein
Guest Researcher/PI of ERC project

Main Focus

Curriculum Vitae

Academic Education

1994 - 2001
Medical School, University of Göttingen, Germany
1995 - 1997
Study of Philosophy, University of Göttingen, Germany


1996 - 2000
PhD student and research assistant
Dept. of Molecular Neurobiology, Max Planck Institute of Experimental Medicine, Göttingen, Germany
PhD (Dr. med., summa cum laude)
Molecular components of ribbon- and conventional synapses and their expression during neurogenesis
2001 - 2004
Clinic for Neurology, University of Frankfurt, Germany
2004 - 2009
Research Associate
Functional Imaging Laboratory, Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, London, UK and Medical School, University of Newcastle, UK
since 02/09
Head of the Max Planck Research Group "Neural Mechanisms of Human communication"
Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany
since 02/13
Professor of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences
Department of Psychology, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
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