Anna Schroeder

Gender: female

Birthyear: 1985

Country of Origin: Russia/Germany


Educational Background

Topic of the Masterthesis: The role of locus coeruleus in the depression-like phenotype, supervised by Prof. Dr. Andreas Zimmer, Institute of Molecular Psychiatry

Bachelor:  Cognitive Science (Osnabrück)

Topics of the program: Neurobiology, Neuroinformatics, Cognitive Psychology, Linguistics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Philosophy of Mind

Topic of Bachelor Thesis:   To what extent does excitotoxicity contribute to motor neuron degeneration in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis? (literature research on current scientific papers)

Research experience: 01/09/05-01/10/05 Internship at the department of cognitive psychology at the University of Osnabrück: Design and conductance of two experiments using the program E-Prime, data analysis via Excel, insights into the procedure of fMRI-scanning; 01/06/09- 01/09/09 Internship in the field of Neurobiology at the “Freie Universität Berlin”: Experimental work with honeybees: To what extent does sleep influence the consolidation of the extinction memory in honeybees? 

Research interests: sleep and memory formation, drug addiction and its molecular and psychological effects, neurodegenerative diseases, behavioral research.