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Master's Defensio - September 17, 2020

Charlotte SCHÖNHERR 

Targeted RNAi approach into bilateral brain organzization
Advisor: Thomas Hummel


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Master's Defensio - April 16, 2020

Jelena NAVOLIC 

Olfactory Microcircuit Organisation in Drosophila
Advisor: Thomas Hummel


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Master's Defensio - March 31, 2020

Rosalie DITTRICH

Investigating major depression: A chemical, behavioral and neural circuitry study in the model organism Drosophila melanogaster.

        Advisor: Thomas Hummel


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Master's Defensio - March 25, 2020

Heidi ROTH
Organization of brain circuit asymmetry

Advisor: Thomas Hummel


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Master's Defensio - March 5, 2020

Sebastian Erath
Synaptic Plasticity in the Drosophila olfactory system

Advisor: Thomas Hummel


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Master's Defensio - November 13, 2019

Sarah ROTH

Advisor: Thomas Hummel


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Master's Defensio - November 05, 2019

Johann MARKOVITSCH

Advisor: Thomas Hummel


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Master's Defensio - September 30, 2019

Sonja BOGNER

Advisor: Thomas Hummel

 


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Poster Prize Award for

Rashmit KAUR

at "The Batsheva de Rothschild Seminar on Non-Apoptotic roles of Apoptotic Proteins", Israel, Sept. 22-25, 2019

 

 

 


New PhD Student in August 2019 - Welcome to the Department !

Lisa KUNERT BSc.BSc.MSc.

Advisor: Thomas Hummel

 


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PhD Defensio - July 12, 2019

Harris KAPLAN


Advisor: Manuel Zimmer

 


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Oriana SALAZAR, MSc

received a 2 years DOC fellowship from the ÖAW!

 

 


 

 

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Master's Defensio - June 26, 2019

Lisa KUNERT

 Advisor: Thomas Hummel

 


New PhD Student in April 2019 - Welcome to the Department !

Niklas KHOSS, MSc

Advisor: Manuel Zimmer

 


 

 

New Master Student in March 2019 - Welcome to the Department !

Daniel MITIC, BSc

Advisor: Thomas Hummel

 


 

 

New Master Student in February 2019 - Welcome to the Department !

Hanna VOKAC, BSc

Advisor: Thomas Hummel

 


 

 

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PhD Defensio - January 14, 2019

Rashmit KAUR


Advisor: Thomas Hummel

 

 

 


New Master Student in December 2018 - Welcome to the Department !

Rosalie DITTRICH, BSc MSc

Advisor: Thomas Hummel

 


 

 

New Master Student in October 2018 - Welcome to the Department !

Heidi ROTH, BSc

Advisor: Thomas Hummel

 


 

 

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Master's Defensio - September 26, 2018
Michael SURALA

 Advisor: Thomas Hummel


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Master's Defensio - September 21, 2018
Melanie WEBER

 Advisor: Axel Schmid

 


New Master Student in September 2018 - Welcome to the Department !

Jelena NAVOLIC, BSc

Advisor: Thomas Hummel

 


 

 

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Master's Defensio - August 31, 2018
Sebastian HOGER

 Advisor: Thomas Hummel

 

 


WWTF Grant for Thomas HUMMEL

Interrogating the fate of dopamine transporter mutants by pharmacochaperones 

Cooperation with MedUni Wien (Prof. Freissmuth)


 

 

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PhD Defensio - April 17, 2018

Lorin TIMAEUS

Modular organization and development of synaptic glomeruli in the Drosophila olfactory and visual system

Advisor: Thomas Hummel




New Master Student in April 2018 - Welcome to the Department !

Sonja BOGNER, BSc

Advisor: Thomas Hummel

 


 

 

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Best speaker award for Johann MARKOVITSCH at Science Day Biology  2018.

Prize: € 500,- for a conference visit

 


New Trainee (ERASMUS) - Welcome to the Department !

Riccardo MACCIONI

 

 

 


 

 

New Master Student in March 2018 - Welcome to the Department !

Charlotte SCHÖNHERR, BSc

Advisor: Thomas Hummel

 

 


 

 

New Master Student in March 2018 - Welcome to the Department !

Lisa KUNERT, BSc

Advisor: Thomas Hummel


 

 

New Master Student in March 2018 - Welcome to the Department !

Stefan TRKULJA, BSc

Advisor: Thomas Hummel


 

 

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Master's Defensio - February 20, 2018
Martina WANIS

 

Light-sheet microscopy applications for Drosophila brain development
Advisor: Thomas Hummel


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PhD Defensio - February 14, 2018
Ashwaq BATAWI

Analysis of an olfactory microcircuit in Drosophila melanogaster

Advisor: Thomas Hummel


New Master Student in February 2018 - Welcome to the Department !

Laurin TOMASEK, BSc

Advisor: Thomas Hummel


 

 

New Master Student in February 2018 - Welcome to the Department !

Barbara SIMPSON, BSc

Advisor: Thomas Hummel


 

 

New Trainee - Welcome to the Department !

Robert REISCHL


 

 

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PhD Defensio - December 04, 2017
Ameya KASTURE

Functional characterization of serotonin transporter mutations in Drosophila


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Master's Defensio - December 14, 2017
Dominik JAVORSKI

Neurocircuit organization of unilateral sensory neuron
Advisor: Thomas Hummel


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Master's Defensio - November 24, 2017
Michael SACKEL

Pharmacochaperoning of a misfolded dopamine transporter mutant
Advisor: Thomas Hummel


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Master's Defensio - November 10, 2017
Beate BERGKIRCHNER

Analysis of synaptic connectivity in a Drosophila model for neurodegeneration
Advisor: Thomas Hummel


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Master's Defensio - November 8, 2017
Anna SCHEDL

Perception of polarized light in the ctenid spider Cupiennius salei.
Advisor: Axel Schmid

 


FWF Grant for Harald Tichy

2.10.2017

P 30594: Odor coding by antagonistic ON and OFF responses


 

 

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PhD Defensio,  September 29, 2017
Rimmie KAUR

 

 


Poster Prize

15th Meeting of the Austrian Neuroscience Association (ANA)

On Sept. 25, 2017 Rashmit KAUR received a prize for her poster entitled "Split-Brain in a fly: Developmental mechanisms underlying bi-lateral nervous system organization".

 

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New Master Student in November 2017 - Welcome to the Department !

Amadeo MATTIA

Advisor: Thomas Hummel


 

 

New Master Student in October 2017 - Welcome to the Department !

Johann MARKOVITSCH, BSc

Advisor: Thomas Hummel


 

 

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3rd Place at "Falling Walls Lab Austria" for Rupinder KAUR
with  "Breaking the Wall of Insect Pest Control" (April 24th, 2017).


Rupinder Kaur (Second from the Right)

Poster Prize

EMBO/EMBL Symposium : Neural Circuits in the Past, Present and Future (Heidelberg, Germany)

On May 15, 2017 Rashmit KAUR received a prize for her poster entitled "Split-Brain in a fly: Understanding the development and evoluton of bilateral neural circuits".

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New Zookeeper -  Welcome to the Department!

Claudia GRAFL


 

 

New Trainee - Welcome to the Department !

Gregor DÖRL



 

 

New Master Student in April 2017 - Welcome to the Department !

Sebastian (Schorsch) ERATH, BSc

Advisor: Thomas Hummel


 

 

New Master Student in April 2017 - Welcome to the Department !

Michael  SURALA, BSc

Advisor: Thomas Hummel


 

 

New Master Student in December 2016 - Welcome to the Department !

Sebastian Hoger, BSc

Advisor: Thomas Hummel


 

 

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Master's Defensio - November 7, 2016
Katrin Pratsch
GRASP Dynamics in the Drosophila Olfactory System.
Advisor: Thomas Hummel


Poster Prize

Vienna Doctoral School Cognition, Behaviour and Neuroscience (CoBeNe) Kick-Off and
6th Vienna Neuroscience Network Meeting

On October 11th 2016 Rashmit KAUR (middle) received a prize for her poster entitled "Molecular mechanism coordinating sensory axon branching and targeting in the Drosophila olfactory system".

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Latest Papers

Pende, M,  Becker, K,  Wanis, M., Saghafi, S., Kaur, R., Hahn, C., Pende  N, Foroughipour, Hummel, T,  Dodt, H-U. (2018)
High-resolution ultramicroscopy of the developing and adult nervous system in optically cleared Drosophila melanogaster
Nature Communications. 9, 1, S. 4731, DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-07192-z


Tichy H, Hellwig M (2018)
Independent processing of increments and decrements in odor concentration by ON and OFF olfactory receptor neurons.
J Comp Physiology A, DOI: 10.1007/s00359-018-1289-6


 

Kasture AS, Hummel T, Sucic S, Freissmuth M (2018)
Big Lessons from Tiny Flies: Drosophila melanogaster as a Model to Explore Dysfunction of Dopaminergic and Serotonergic Neurotransmitter Systems.
Int J Mol Sci. Jun 16;19(6)


Hellwig M, Tichy H (2016)
Rising background odor concentration reduces sensitivity of ON and OFF olfactory receptor neurons for changes in concentration.

Front Physiol 7: 63. doi:10.3389/fphys.2016.00063, published March 1, 2016

Jersakova J, Spaethe J, Streinzer  M, Neumayer J, Paulus H, Dötterl S, Johnson SD (2016).
Does Traunsteinera globosa (the globe orchid) dupe its pollinators through generalized food deception or mimicry?
Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. 10.1111/boj.12364

Ameya Kasture, Ali El-Kasaby, Daniel Szöllősi, H. M. Mazhar Asjad, Alexandra Grimm, Thomas Stockner, Thomas Hummel, Michael Freissmuth, Sonja Sucic (2016)
Functional rescue of a misfolded Drosophila melanogaster dopamine transporter mutant associated with a sleepless phenotype by pharmacological chaperones
J Biol Chemistry, first published on August 1, 2016
doi: 10.1074/jbc.M116.737551

Valverde Serrano C, Leemreize H, Bar-On B, Barth FG, Fratzl P, Zolotoyabko E, Politi Y (2016)
Ordering of protein and water molecules at their interface with chitin nano-crystals.
J Struct Biol 193:124-131

 

Young SL,Chyasnavichyus M, Barth FG, Fratzl P, Zlotnikov I, Politi Y, Tsukruk VV (2016)
Micromechanical properties of strain-sensitive lyriform organs of a wandering spider (Cupiennius salei).
Acta Biomaterialia 41:40-51

 

Schorkopf DL, de Sá Filho FG, Maia-Silva C, Schorkopf M, Hrncir M, Barth FG (2016)
Nectar profitability, not empty honey stores, stimulate recruitment and foraging in Melipona scutellaris (Apidae, Meliponini).
J Comp Physiol A 202 (9,10): 14 pp; doi:10.1007/s00359-016-1102-3  

 

Barth FG (2016)
125 Jahre ‘Deutsche Zoologische Gesellschaft‘ (DZG) – von der Zootomie zur Epigenetik und Kognitionsforschung.
Zoologie 2015, Mitteilungen d Dtsch Zool Ges, 7-19  


 

 

Prize for Photo

Awards ceremony 15.4.2015

Rashmit KAUR’s picture has been selected for the top 3 winners of the 650 year celebration photo contest of the Faculty of Life Sciences.

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