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.
Senior PhD student at the LMU Munich working on Multiple Sclerosis models, with a strong scientific focus on neuroimaging and in vivo microscopy.
Yoga and road bike lover to keep the personal Yin-Yang balance. In the summer school, co-responsible for the general logistics and management.
Fundraising & Logistics Team
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.
Online & Publicity Team
We also want to thank Alex Gornizki for his consulting and guidance and David Wurzer and Judith Gonzalez-Gallego for organizing the social events