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Uwe Mayer

Ass. Prof. Dr.  Uwe Mayer

I am a neuroethologist interested in the neurobiological basis of social and spatial cognition in birds.

Building 14 - Office 225, Second floor
Phone: 0464 808179
Email: uwe.mayer(@)unitn.it


Anastasia Morandi Raikova

Dr. Anastasia Morandi Raikova

Topic: 'Lateralisation of hippocampal functions in domestic chicks'.

Building 14 - Office 214, Second floor
Phone: 0464 808107
Email: a.morandiraikova(@)unitn.it

PhD Students

Francesca Protti Sanchez

MSc. Francesca Protti Sanchez

(co-supervision with Dr. Hannah Rowland, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena, Germany.)

Topic: 'A bird's eye view of warning signals.'

Carlos Daniel Corrales Parada

MSc. Carlos Daniel Corrales Parada

(co-supervision with Prof. Dr. Boris Chagnaud, University of Graz, Austria)

Topic: 'Induction and decay curves of PS6 protein phosphorylation in Zebrafish (Danio rerio) exposed to auditory stimuli'.


We are always looking for motivated students to join our team.

Our students recieve extensive training and detailed explanation of the methods used in our lab and have the oportunity to apply these learned methods to conduct a master thesis research projects.

Contact: Uwe Mayer