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Uwe Mayer
Dr. Uwe Mayer

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

Building 14 - Office 222, Second floor
Phone: 0464 808179

Email: uwe.mayer(@)unitn.it

Phd Student

Anastasia Morandi Raikova
MSc. Anastasia Morandi Raikova

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

Master Students

Lorenzo Grilli

BSc. Lorenzo Grilli

Topic: 'Visual response properties of animacy detection neurons in domestic chicks, by using single unit recordings'.

BSc. Elena Eccher

Topic: 'Functional lateralisation of hippocampal formation in domestic chicks on the basis of immmediate early genes expression'.

We are looking for motivated students to join our team.

During the internship students will recieve an extensive training and detailed explanation of the methods used in our lab. Succesful candidates will have the oportunity to apply these learned methods to conduct independently a master thesis research projects.