Dr. Veronika Krieghoff
Dr. Veronika Krieghoff
Scientific co-ordinator IMPRS NeuroCom
Phone: +49 341 9940-2261
Fax: +49 341 9940-2221

Graduations & Awards


September 2016

IMPRS NeuroCom welcomes freshmen

On 30 September 2016 we were happy to officially welcome 15 new PhD students to the IMPRS NeuroCom. The students from the latest cohort come from six different countries such as Armenia, Iran, Italy, Germany, Slovenia, and Taiwan. Most of them will be placed in departments and research groups at the MPI for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences and two of them will be placed at the University of Leipzig. 

June 2016

Andrea Reiter, IMPRS PhD student from the former Max Planck Fellow Group Cognitive and affective control of behavioural adaptation, successfully defended her thesis on "Out of control behaviors? Investigating mechanisms of behavioral control in alcohol addiction, binge eating disorder, and associated risk factors" with summa cum laude.

Andrea has already started a  Post-Doc position at Shu-Chen Li’s Lifespan Developmental Neuroscience Lab in Dresden.

Congratulations Andrea!

Professor Mary Robertson Award for IMPRS NeuroCom PhD student

At the meeting of the European Society for the Study of Tourette Syndrome (ESSTS) in Warschau, IMPRS NeuroCom PhD student Ahmad Seif Kanaan received the Professor Mary Robertson Award for his work titled: 'Pathological glutamatergic neurotransmission in Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome'.

Congratulations Ahmad!

March 2016

Kathleen Krol, IMPRS PhD student from the former Research Group of Early Social Development, successfully defended her thesis on "Emotion perception in motherhood and infancy: The role of breastfeeding experience and the oxytocin system" with summa cum laude.

Kathleen directly moved to the US to take up a Post-Doc position in Tobias Grosmann's group at the Baby Lab in the Department of Psychology at the University of Virginia.

Congratulations to Katie and all the best for your future!!!

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