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Dipl.-Biol. Annika Simon

Ruhr-University Bochum
Fakultät für Psychologie
AE Biopsychologie
D-44780 Bochum, Germany

Room: GAFO 05/621
Phone: +49 234 32 24037
Fax: +49 234 32 14377
Office hours: Best to reach per mail


Curriculum Vitae

Since 10/2011 PhD Student in the lab of Prof. Onur Güntürkün
2011 Diploma Thesis: “Neuroanatomic study of the forebrain innervation on premotor-area and basal ganglia in the pigeon brain” (Prof. Dr. Dr. hc. Onur Güntürkün)
2005-2011 Studies in Biology, University of Bochum
2004-2005 Studies in Economics, University of Duisburg-Essen, aborted
2002-2004 Apprenticeship as a Bankkauffrau, Sparkasse Essen
2002 A-level / Abitur Grashof Gymnasium, Essen


Methods and Research Interests

  • Tract tracing
  • Molecular imaging
  • Cellular foundations of social learning
  • Comparison of neuronal connectivity of the pigeon motor pathways to avian song-circuits

Publication list

  • Letzner, S., Simon, A., Güntürkün, O., Connectivity and Neurochemistry of the Commissura Anterior of the Pigeon (Columba livia), The Journal of Comparative Neurology, 2015, 524:343–361.


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