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, Equal opportunities officer
  • +49 341 9940-2409

Group leaders

Name
Phone
Prof. Dr. Tom 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. habil. Jane Neumann
Group leader (in cooperation with University of Jena)
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
  • +49 341 9940-2426

Scientific researchers and Postdocs

Name
Phone
Frauke Beyer
Postdoc
  • +49 341 9940-2412
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
  • +49 341 9940 2600
Maryna Polyakova
Research staff (in cooperation with Leipzig University)
  • +49 341 9940-2206
Dr. Lina Schaare
Scientific researcher

PhD students

Name
Phone
Esra Al
PhD student
Julia Belger
PhD student
Maria Blöchl (M.Sc., M.Sc.)
PhD student (in cooperation with University of Münster)
Elena Cesnaite
PhD student
Nadene Dermody
PhD student (in cooperation with University of Cambridge)
  • +49 341 9940 2219
Miray Erbey
PhD student
  • +49 341 9940-2220
Antonin Fourcade
PhD student
Moritz Gerster, M.Sc.
PhD student
Amna Ghani
PhD student (Stipend-holder "Guest Programme")
Magdalena Gippert, M.Sc.
PhD student
Khosrov Grigoryan, M.Sc.
PhD student
  • +49 341 9940-2420
Martin Grund, Dipl.-Psych.
PhD student
  • +49 341 9940-2256
Hendrik Hartmann
PhD student (in cooperation with Leipzig University)
  • +49 341 9940-2407
Nadine Herzog
PhD student
Simon M. Hofmann, M.Sc.
PhD student (in cooperation with Leipzig University)
  • +49 341 9940-2243
Anna-Thekla Jäger (geb. Schmidt), M.Sc.
PhD student
  • +49 341 9940-2431
Mina Jamshidi Idaji
PhD student
Benjamin Kalloch
PhD student (in cooperation with HTWK Leipzig)
  • +49 341 9940-2219
Dimitra-Maria Kandia, M.Sc.
PhD student
Nikolai Kapralov
PhD student
Rouven Kenville, M. Sc.
PhD student (in cooperation with Leipzig University)
  • +49 341 9940-2407
Felix Klotzsche
PhD student
Natalie Kohler, M.Sc.
PhD student
  • +49 341 9940-2460
Deniz KumralM.Sc.
PhD student
  • +49 341 9940-2256
Carolin Lewis
PhD student (in cooperation with University of Tübingen)
Tom Maudrich, M.Sc.
PhD student
  • +49 341 9940-2413
Evelyn Medawar, Dual M.Sc.
PhD student, PhD representative (internal)
Marie-Theres Meemken MSc.
PhD student (in cooperation with Leipzig University)
  • +49 341 9940-2219
Eoin Molloy, MSc
PhD student
  • +49 341 9940-2256
Max Archibald Montgomery
PhD student (in cooperation with University of Ghent)
Toni Muffel, M.Sc.
PhD student
  • +49 341 9940-2420
Katja Paul
PhD student (in cooperation with University of Groningen)
  • +49 341 9940-2420
Daniéle Pino
PhD student (in cooperation with Leipzig University)
Maria Poessel
PhD student
  • +49 341 9940-2431
Lydia Schneider
PhD student
Pei-Cheng Shih
PhD student
  • +49 341 9940-2410
Paul Steinfath
PhD student
Tilman Stephani
PhD student
  • +49 341 9940-2243
Ronja Thieleking
PhD student
  • +49 341 9940 2407
Hsing-Fen Tu
PhD student
Marie Uhlig
PhD student
  • +49 341 9940-2256
Cornelia van Scherpenberg
PhD student (in cooperation with Leipzig University)
  • +49 341 9940-2433
Maria Waltmann
PhD student (in cooperation with Leipzig University)
Juanli Zhang
PhD student
Rachel Zsido
PhD student

MD Students

Name
Phone
Nora Breuer
MD student (in cooperation with Leipzig University)
Luise Claaß
MD student (in cooperation with Leipzig University)
Dipl.-Psych. Maria Felber
MD student (in cooperation with German Navy)
Leila Gajiyeva
MD student (in cooperation with Leipzig University)
Annegret Glathe
MD student (in cooperation with Leipzig University)
Jana Grothe
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)
Kevin Thomas, B.Sc.
MD student (in cooperation with Leipzig University)

Personal assistants and scientific assistants

Name
Phone
Dr. Anahit Babayan
Scientific assistant
  • +49 341 9940-2496
Silke Friedrich
Project co-ordinator (in cooperation with Leipzig University)
  • +49 341 9940-2417
Cornelia Ketscher
Personal assistant, Equal opportunities officer
  • +49 341 9940-2219
Birgit Mittag
Personal assistant
  • +49 341 9940-2220
Suse Prejawa
Scientific co-ordinator (in cooperation with Leipzig University)
  • +49 341 9940 2629

Technical and administrative assistants

Name
Phone
Anne-Kathrin Franz
Clinical research assistant
  • +49 341 9940-2209
Susann Graupner
Technical assistant
Bettina Johst
Programmer
  • +49 341 9940-163
Ramona Menger
Psychological-technical assistant
  • +49 341 9940-2214
Maria Paerisch, M.Sc.
Quality manager (in cooperation with Leipzig University)
  • +49 341 9940-2278
  • +49 341 97 24975
Ulrike Scharrer
Psychological-technical assistant
  • +49 341 9940-2225
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
Dr. Sandrine Bisenius
Guest researcher
Josefin Röbbig, M.Sc.
Guest researcher
  • +49 341 9940-2433
Dr. Michael Rullmann
Guest researcher
  • +49 341 9940-2207

Research associates

Name
Phone
Dr. Lorenz Deserno
Research associate
  • +49 341 9940-2220
Prof. Dr. Bogdan Draganski
Research associate
  • +49 341 9940-2219
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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