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Uwe Mayer
Uwe Mayer, Dr. rer. nat

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

Phd Students

Anastasia Morandi Raikova
Anastasia Morandi Raikova, MSc.

Topic: 'Neural substrates underlying spatial orientation, working memory, transitive inference and other tasks that usually involve hippocampus in chicks'.

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

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

Phd student in collaboration with Hannah Rowland Lab, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena, Germany.
Master students
Aleksandra Simdianova Aleksandra Simdianova.

Topic: 'Hippocampal activation during egocentric orientation in domestic chicks'
Bachelor student
Francesca Fabris Francesca Fabris

Topic: 'Neuroanatomical investigation of brain hemispheric lateralisation in domestic chicks'

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. For more infos please contact: Dr. Uwe Mayer