Here we want to shortly introduce ourselves so you know who is behind this project and will take care of you during the summer school. You can always use the contact form if you have any question!
Meet The Team
Natalia Filvarova is a PhD researcher at the Fraunhofer Institut IVV. She works on multisensory integration using brain imaging techniques, such as fMRI. Natalia can't sit still: she is the founder of NeuroCamp, Munich Healthy Academia (fighting for mental health in research), the Conversation Cafe (to promote communication and connection), a public speaker and generally a social activist. Natalia loves travels, sunsets, and dreams to one day have a dog.
Online & Publicity Team
26 years old, M.Sc. Molecular Biosciences - Major Neurosciences,
Currently PhD student working on human stem cell-derived models of Alzheimer's disease. Is in general interested in molecular mechanissm underlying neurodegenerative disorders. Likes photography, enjoying the mountains and travelling around the world
29 Years old, Post-Doc working on Myelin Biogenesis and repair at the TU-Munich. Is a self-proclaimed movie buff who loves to travel and explore various cultures. Is responsible for the course content and getting various scientific institutes involved in mini scientific collaborations
Fundraising & Logistics Team
I come from Poland and I have moved to Munich 3 years ago. I am doing my PhD in Prof. Martin Kerschensteiner Lab. I am interested in neuroimaging, especially using 2-photon microscope, which allows me to see the mouse brain in vivo.
I am responsible for general logistics, if you don’t know who to contact you can contact me
28 years old, PhD student trying to understand how brain cells develope and function. Is an experimental optimist, that aims to spark the curiosity and science enthusiasm of everyone willing enough to listen. Involved in various science communication and outreach projects she is responsible for recruiting the sponsors
Senior PhD student at the MPI of Neurobiology, working on understanding the role of the insular cortex in emotional behavior. Enthusiastic science communicator. Passionate dancer, loves fitness, running, biking and hiking in the mountain. Co-responsible for fundraising.
We also want to thank Alex Gornizki for his consulting and guidance and David Wurzer and Judith Gonzalez-Gallego for organizing the social events