Neuroscience

Dr. Malek Bajbouj
Professor of Affective Neuroscience and Psychiatry

Charité - University Medicine
Benjamin Franklin Campus
Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy

Hindenburgdamm 30, 12220 Berlin

Areas of Expertise

  • Depression
  • Sleep
  • Emotions
  • Refugees
  • Migration
  • Trauma

Dr. Volker Haucke
Professor of Biochemistry

Department of Biology, Chemistry, and Pharmacy
Institute of Pharmacy
Leibniz Institute for Molecular Pharmacology

Robert-Rössle-Straße 10, 13125 Berlin

Areas of Expertise

  • Cell biology
  • Membranes, receptors
  • Cell growth and differentiation
  • Cancer
  • Synaptic excitation transfer
  • Neurodegeneration
  • Autism
  • Developmental disorders in the nervous system
  • Molecular basis of learning and memory
  • High-resolution microscopy techniques
  • Light and electron microscopy
  • Molecular basis of aging

Dr. Hauke Heekeren
Professor of Psychology

Department of Education and Psychology
Biological Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience

Habelschwerdter Allee 45, 14195 Berlin

Areas of Expertise

  • Cognitive neuroscience of decision making
  • Processes in the brain during decision making
  • Functional imaging

Dr. Peter Robin Hiesinger
Professor of Neurogenetics

Department of Biology, Chemistry, Pharmacy
Institute of Biology
Neurobiology and Behaviour

Takustaße 6, 14195 Berlin

Areas of Expertise

  • Neural function
  • Neurodegeneration
  • Development of the brain

Dr. Ursula Koch
Professor of Neurophysiology

Department of Biology, Chemistry, Pharmacy
Institute of Biology
Koch Group - Neurophysiology

Takustraße 6, 14195 Berlin

Areas of Expertise

  • Neurobiology
  • Animal physiology
  • Hearing

Dr. Tim Landgraf
Professor of Computer Science

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Institute of Computer Science

Arnimallee 7, 14195 Berlin

Areas of Expertise

  • Machine learning
  • Biorobotics
  • Computer vision
  • Swarm intelligence

Dr. Peter N.C. Mohr
Professor of Neuroeconomics

School of Business & Economics
Economics
Neuroeconomics

Garystraße 21, 14195 Berlin

Areas of Expertise

  • Decision research
  • Behavior economics
  • Neuroeconomics
  • Neuroscience

Dr. Dirk Ostwald
Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience

Fachbereich Erziehungswissenschaft und Psychologie
Computational Cognitive Neuroscience

Habelschwerdter Allee 45, 14195 Berlin

Areas of Expertise

  • Cognitive neurosciences
  • Statistics

Dr. Joachim Pflüger
Professor of Neurobiology

Department of Biology, Chemistry, and Pharmacy
Neurobiologiy

Königin-Luise-Straße 28-30, 14195 Berlin

Areas of Expertise

  • Development of sensorimotor networks, movement, insects
  • Neurobiology
  • Neuroethology
  • Neuromodulation

Dr. Dominique Piber

Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Benjamin Franklin Campus
Psychiatry and Psychotherapy

Hindenburgdamm 30, 12203 Berlin

Areas of Expertise

  • Clinical psychiatry and psychotherapy
  • Affective disorders (depression, mania, bipolar disorder)
  • Stress disorders
  • Suicidality
  • Anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Addictions
  • Organic mental disorders
  • Delirium
  • Psychotic disorders
  • Schizophrenia
  • Acute stress reaction
  • Adjustment disorders

Dr. Michaela Sambanis
Professor of English Didactics

Department of Philosophy and Humanities
Institute for English Language and Literature

Habelschwerdter Allee 45, 14195 Berlin

Areas of Expertise

Language, Emotion and Movement

  • Translational research as a link between brain research and the practice of teaching and learning foreign languages

Drama Pedagogy in Teaching English and in Teacher Training

  • Early acquisition of foreign languages
  • Mixed-age learning settings
  • English instruction tailored to specific individual needs

Dr. Jan Slaby
Professor of Philosophy

Department of Philosophy and Humanities
Institute of Philosophy
Cluster 'Languages of Emotion'

Habelschwerdter Allee 45, 14195 Berlin

Areas of Expertise

  • Philosophy of mind
  • Philosophy of emotions / feelings
  • Phenomenology
  • Philosophy of neuroscience (critical)
  • Philosophy of psychiatry and psychology
  • Philosophical foundations of cognitive science
  • Critical philosophy of science (esp. commercialization, 'venture science,' pseudo-science in the field of brain and mind, etc.)
  • The philosophy of Martin Heidegger
  • Philosophy of technology
  • Affect and politics
  • "Affective societies"
  • Affectivity at work
  • Structural racism / critical race theory
  • Resilience (critical)

Dr. Mathias F. Wernet
Professor of Neurobiology

Department of Biology, Chemistry, Pharmacy
Institute of Biology
Neurobiology and Behaviour

Takustraße 6, 14195 Berlin

Areas of Expertise

  • Neurobiology
  • Neuroethology
  • Neural networks
  • Behavior
  • Molecular genetics
  • Photoreception
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