Director

Name
Phone
Prof. Dr. Arno Villringer
Director
  • +49 341 9940-2220

Research group leader

Name
Phone
Dr. Vadim Nikulin
Research group leader
  • +49 341 9940-2207
PD Dr. Julia Sacher
Minerva research group leader
  • +49 341 9940-2409

Group leaders

Name
Phone
Prof. Dr. Thomas Fritz
Group leader
  • +49 341 9940-2413
Dr. Michael Gaebler
Group leader
  • +49 341 9940-2309
Prof. Dr. Annette Horstmann
Group leader (in cooperation with Leipzig University)
  • +49 341 9940-2258
Prof. Dr. Hellmuth Obrig
Group leader (in cooperation with Leipzig University)
  • +49 341 9724-980
Prof. Patrick Ragert, PhD
Group leader (in cooperation with Leipzig University)
  • +49 341 9731704
Prof. Dr. Dr. Matthias Schroeter, M.A.
Group leader (in cooperation with Leipzig University)
  • +49 341 9724962
PD Dr. med. Bernhard Sehm
Group leader
  • +49 341 9940-116
PD Dr. Veronica Witte
Group leader (in cooperation with Leipzig University)
  • +49 341 9940-2426

Scientific researchers and Postdocs

Name
Phone
Dr. Ekaterina Chekha
Postdoc (Stipend-holder "Pontius Foundation")
  • +49 341 9940-2220
Dr. Christopher Gundlach
Postdoc (in cooperation with Leipzig University)
  • +49 341 9739544
Dr. Samyogita Hardikar
E-learning officer, Postdoc
  • +49 341 9940-2412
Dr. Lieneke Janssen
Postdoc (in cooperation with University of Magdeburg)
  • +49 341 9940 2600
Evelyn Medawar, Dual M.Sc.
Postdoc (in cooperation with Leipzig University)
Dr. rer. med. Marie-Theres Meemken
Scientific researcher
  • +49 341 9940-2412
Dr. Maryna Polyakova
Research staff (in cooperation with Leipzig University), Postdoc representative (internal)
  • +49 341 9940-2206
Firat Sansal
Postdoc

Doctoral researchers

Name
Phone
Esra Al
Doctoral researcher
Nastya Asamolova
Doctoral researcher (Stipend-holder "Guest Programme"))
Julia Belger, M.Sc.
Doctoral researcher
  • +49 341 97-24997
Charlotte Beylier
Doctoral researcher (in cooperation with Leipzig University)
Maria Blöchl (M.Sc., M.Sc.)
Doctoral researcher (in cooperation with University of Münster)
Elena Cesnaite
Doctoral researcher
Xiuhui Chen
PhD student (in cooperation with Charité – University Medicine Berlin)
Yonghao Chen
Doctoral researcher
  • +493419940-2420
Carina Forster
Doctoral researcher (in cooperation with Einstein Center for Neuroscience Berlin & Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience)
Antonin Fourcade
Doctoral researcher
Moritz Gerster, M.Sc.
Doctoral researcher
Magdalena Gippert, M.Sc.
Doctoral researcher
Khosrov Grigoryan, M.Sc.
Doctoral researcher
  • +49 341 9940-2420
Martin Grund, Dipl.-Psych.
Doctoral researcher, Guest researcher
  • +49 341 9940-2256
Hendrik Hartmann
Doctoral researcher (in cooperation with Leipzig University)
  • +49 341 9940-2407
Nadine Herzog
Doctoral researcher
Simon M. Hofmann, M.Sc.
Doctoral researcher
  • +49 341 9940-2243
Anna-Thekla Jäger (geb. Schmidt), M.Sc.
Former employee, Doctoral researcher
Mina Jamshidi Idaji
Doctoral researcher
Nikolai Kapralov
Doctoral researcher
Felix Klotzsche
Doctoral researcher
Natalie Kohler, M.Sc.
Doctoral researcher
  • +49 341 9940-2620
Carolin Lewis
Doctoral researcher (in cooperation with University of Tübingen)
Max Archibald Montgomery
Doctoral researcher (in cooperation with University of Ghent)
Eleni Panagoulas
Doctoral researcher (in cooperation with Berlin School of Mind and Brain), PhD student (in cooperation with Charité – University Medicine Berlin)
Daniéle Pino
Doctoral researcher (in cooperation with Leipzig University)
Paul Steinfath
Doctoral researcher
Tilman Stephani
Doctoral researcher
  • +49 341 9940-2243
Alina Studenova
Doctoral researcher (Stipend-holder "Guest Programme")
Ronja Thieleking
Doctoral researcher
  • +49 341 9940 2407
Marie Uhlig
Doctoral researcher
  • +49 341 9940-2256
Meghedi Vartanian
Doctoral researcher
  • +49 341 9940 2407
Maria Waltmann
Doctoral researcher (in cooperation with Leipzig University)
Juanli Zhang
Doctoral researcher
Rachel Zsido
Doctoral researcher
  • +49 341 9940-2408

MD Students

Name
Phone
Nora Breuer
MD student (in cooperation with Leipzig University)
Dipl.-Psych. Maria Felber
MD student (in cooperation with German Navy)
Annegret Glathe
MD student (in cooperation with Leipzig University)
Jana Grothe
MD student (in cooperation with Leipzig University)
Laurenz Lammer
MD student (in cooperation with Leipzig University)
Mathis Lammert
MD student (in cooperation with Leipzig University)
Larissa Pauli
MD student (in cooperation with Leipzig University)
Franziska Rausch
MD student (in cooperation with Leipzig University)

Personal assistants and scientific assistants

Name
Phone
Dr. Anahit Babayan
Scientific assistant, Equal opportunities officer
  • +49 341 9940-2496
Silke Friedrich
Project co-ordinator (in cooperation with Leipzig University)
  • +49 341 9940-2417
Cornelia Ketscher
Personal assistant
  • +49 341 9940-2219
Birgit Mittag
Personal assistant
  • +49 341 9940-2220
PhD Sandra Zurborg
Science Manager to the Chair of the Human Sciences Section
  • +49 341 9940-2258

Technical and administrative assistants

Name
Phone
Anne-Kathrin Franz
Clinical research assistant
  • +49 341 9940-2209
Bettina Johst
Programmer
  • +49 341 9940-163
Ramona Menger
Psychological-technical assistant
  • +49 341 9940-2214
Sylvia Stasch
Medical-technical assistant
  • +49 341 9940-144
Annett Wiedemann
Medical-technical assistant
  • +49 341 9724-546

Guest researchers

Name
Phone
Dr. Pierre-Louis Bazin
Guest researcher
  • +49 341 9940-2445
Martin Grund, Dipl.-Psych.
Doctoral researcher, Guest researcher
  • +49 341 9940-2256
Maria Poessel
Guest researcher
  • +49 341 9940-2431

External guest researchers

Name
Phone
Dr. Frauke Beyer
External guest researcher
  • +49 341 9940-2412
Dr. Rouven Kenville
External guest researcher
Dr. Tom Maudrich
External guest researcher

Research associates

Name
Phone
Prof. Claudia Männel
Research associate
  • +49 30 450 555 402
Prof. Andreas Melzer
Research associate
  • +49 34197-12101
Prof. Michael Pauen
Research associate
  • +49 341 9940-2220
Christopher J. Steele, PhD
Research associate
  • +1514 848 2424 2487
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