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14 September 2019 I give a career talk at the Junge Neurowissenschaftliche Gesellschaft (jNWG)! The jNWG aims at bringing together PhDs and postdocs who work in Neuroscience from all over Germany to increase networking & career development. More info here
9 September 2019 I give an interview at Deutschlandfunk NOVA! Title of the podcast "Wie wir weniger grübel". More info here
Grant received! I was awarded together with Stefanie Schreiber with funding for one PhD position by the CBBS on Real-Time Imaging of Motor Movements! Apply here
7 August 2019 Alicia Northall from the University of Birmingham, UK, visits my lab! She will give a talk at the DZNE entitled: "How does hippocampal pathology affect post-stroke memory impairment?"
8 July 2019 Esther Kuehn gives a talk at Center for Cognitive Neuroscience Berlin! Title: "The Microstructural Organization of the Aging Somatosensory System" More info
Registration open! Registration is now open for the MCB-Conference on Molecular, Cellular & Behavioral Brain Plasticity! Register now and join our symposium on white matter plasticity!
Grant received! Stefanie Schreiber and myself were awarded with funding for one postdoc position by the Else Kröner Fresenius Stiftung on 7T-Imaging of ALS-patients. Apply here
Grant received! I was awarded with funding for two PhD positions by the DFG on Microstructural Imaging & Aging! Positions are already filled.
Open PhD and Postdoc Positions on 7T-Microstructural Imaging & Aging! Apply now and join the team!
9 June 2019 Esther Kuehn gives a talk at OHBM 2019 [Rome, Italy] Title: "Quality Control of Functional MRI at 7T", Session: "Taking Control of Your Neuroimaging Data: Understanding artefacts and quantifying quality fMRI at the Resolution Scale of Cortical Columns and Layers"
All slides of the session are available here
9 May 2019 Poster presented! [Göttingen, Germany] Miriam Weber presented the poster Layer-specific cortical myeloarchitecture in ALS described using 7 Tesla MRI" at the Kongress of Deutsche Geselleschaft für Muskelerkrankte. Congratulations!
2 May 2019 Thesis defended! Ulrike Uderhardt successfully defended her Master thesis entitled "Modelling the population dynamics of receptive fields of S-I finger tips using 7 Tesla fMRI". Congratulations!
29 April 2019 The BID-2019 symposium "Modeling cortical microstructure" takes place! [Leipzig, Germany] The symposium on layer-dependent imaging I founded in 2017 now goes into its third year, with a fantastic line up including Bruce Fischl & Jeff Duyn
29 March 2019 Esther Kuehn gives a talk at the University of Sheffield [Sheffield, UK] Title: "The cortical microstructure of myelin in health and disease"
February 2019 Graduation! Juliane Döhler was awarded "with "distinction (1.0)" for her Master Thesis entitled "On the influence of age on intracortical myelin in human primary somatosensory cortex and its relation to tactile behavior". Congratulations!
3 January 2019 Thesis defended! Fabian Timm defended his Bachelor Thesis entitled "Investigation, validation, and improvement of a new stimulation device for older adults". Congratulations!
1 January 2019 New lab member!
Anastasia Chrysidou starts her Master Thesis at the IKND Magdeburg. Welcome!
14 Dezember 2018 Christmas party! My lab met at the Christmas market Magdeburg, we had lots of fun with lots of Glühwein!
Dezember 2018 Grant received! Elena Azanon and myself were awarded with funding for one PhD student position by the Bial Foundation Grant Programme! More info here!
November 2018 Grant received! I was awarded with the LSA-Fellowship by the CBBS!
14 November 2018 Dr. Dollyane Muret from UCL London, UK, visits my lab! She will give a talk at the DZNE entitled: "Sensorimotor plasticity - What are the functional consequences?"
22 October 2018 Esther Kuehn gives a talk at University of Leipzig [Leipzig, Germany]
Title: "Multisensory integration in area 3b"
19 September 2018 Award received! In-Mind received the "Förderpreis Psychologie" of the German Society for Psychology. Congratulations!
1 September 2018 New lab member!
Jairo Pico starts as student assistant at the DZNE Magdeburg in collaboration with the University Clinics Magdeburg. Welcome!
26-31 August 2018 Esther Kuehn gives a talk at "Hand, Brain, Technology Conference" [Ascona, Switzerland]
Title: "Cortical microstructure of the human hand area"
21 August 2018 Thesis submitted! Ulrike Uderhardt submitted her Master thesis entitled "Modelling the population dynamics of receptive fields of S-I finger tips using 7 Tesla fMRI". Congratulations!
1 August 2018 New lab member!
Miriam Weber starts her doctoral thesis at the DZNE Magdeburg in collaboration with the University Clinics Magdeburg. Welcome!
17-19 July 2018 Esther Kuehn visits UCL [London, UK]
1 June 2018 New lab member!
Anastasia Chrysidou starts her work experience at the DZNE Magdeburg. Welcome!
2 June 2018 Esther Kuehn gives a talk at "Long Night of Science" [Magdeburg]
Title: "Der gespiegelte Körper - Was die Neurowissenschaft uns über die Beziehungen zu Anderen verrät"
16 March 2018 Lab member Juliane Döhler chairs a session at the Mind, Brain & Body Symposium [Berlin]
31 March 2018 Brain-In-Depth (BID) Symposium starts [Magdeburg]
BID is an annual symposium on layer-dependent MRI that I founded in 2017. This year, it takes place at the DZNE Magdeburg.
22 January 2018 Meeting of the "European Ultrahigh-Field Imaging Network In Neurodegenerative Diseases (EUFIND)" [Berlin]
19-21 October 2017 Esther Kuehn presents a poster at "Future Of Cognitive Neuroscience Symposium" [CIMeC, Italy]
Title: "How layer-dependent functional imaging influences theories in cognitive neuroscience"
4 September 2017 Conference "Brain Plasticity linking Molecules, Cells & Behavior" starts [Magdeburg]
MCB Brain PLAST is an interdisciplinary conference on brain plasticity that I founded together with 8 postdocs of the Science Campus Magdeburg in 2018.
27 June 2017 Esther Kuehn gives a talk at OHBM Meeting [Vancouver, Canada]
Title: "The body parcellates the brain"
watch my talk
3 May 2017 Brain-In-Depth (BID) Symposium starts [Leipzig]
BID is an annual symposium on layer-dependent MRI that I founded in 2017. This year, it takes place at the MPI CBS Leipzig.
17 March 2017 Esther Kuehn gives a talk at "Mind, Brain & Body Symposium" [Berlin]
Title: "The body parcellates the brain"
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