Available Lab positions:

Postdocs: If we have offers for Post-doctoral fellows, they will be published here. In addition, we are happy to support applications for external fellowships. 

If you are interested in neuroanatomy, microscopy techniques, or animal behavioural paradigms and would like to get some research experience as an undergraduate research assistant or complete a Masters degree, please send an informal enquiry.

For all enquiries, please email Janelle Pakan (janelle.pakan@med.ovgu.de).

Group Leader

Selected Grants & Awards

2014      Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship

2011      Irish Research Council (IRCSET) Fellowship. 

2009      National Sciences and Engineering Research

               Council (NSERC) Fellowship. 

2007      Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Scholarship. 

2007      Dorothy J Killam Graduate Prize. 

2007      Andrew Stewart Memorial Graduate Prize. 

Positions

 

Since 2017      Group Leader, DZNE Magdeburg,

                         Center for Behavioral Brain Sciences (CBBS),

                         Institute of Cognitive Neurology and Dementia (IKND),

                         Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg

 

2014-2017      Marie Curie Post-Doctoral Fellow,

                         Centre for Integrative Physiology,

                         University of Edinburgh, UK

 

2010-2013      NSERC/IRCSET Post-Doctoral Fellow,

                         BioSciences Institute,

                         University College Cork, Ireland.

2009-2010      NSERC Post-Doctoral Fellow,

                         Brain Research Centre,

                         University of British Columbia, Canada.

 

2005-2009      PhD in Neuroscience. University of Alberta,

                         Centre for Neuroscience, Canada.


Janelle Pakan

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Dr. Julia Henschke

 

Positions

 

Since 2017      Post-Doctoral Fellow, DZNE Magdeburg,

                         Center for Behavioral Brain Sciences (CBBS),

                         Institute of Cognitive Neurology and Dementia (IKND),

                         Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg

 

2017                Research Facilitator, Marine Biological Laboratory                                 (MBL), Woods Hole, MA, USA

 

2015-2017      Post-Doctoral Fellow, Leibniz Institute for                                               Neurobiology (LIN) Magdeburg, Germany

2016                Scientific Scholar, MBL, Woods Hole, MA, USA

 

2011-2015      PhD in Neuroscience. LIN, Magdeburg, Germany


Selected Grants & Awards

2016      Neurobiology – NIH Grant, William Randolph Hearst                 Educational Endowment 07

2015      Featured Article of the CBBS: Henschke et al.,2015

2011      International travel fellowship of the Collaborative                   Research Center (SFB TRR 31) of the German                           Research Foundation (DFG) for a 2-month visit to                     the University of Maryland, USA

2011      Ph.D. Student Start Up Fellowship of the

               SFB TRR31 / DFG

PhD Student

Alyssa Price​
Cathleen Knape

Research Assistant