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Dr. rer. nat. Judith Schmitz

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

Room: IB 6-109
Phone: +49 234 32 21453
E-Mail: judith.schmitz@rub.de
Fax: +49 234 32 14377


 

Curriculum Vitae

2016 – 2018 PhD Student at the Department of Biopsychology, Ruhr University Bochum
2013 – 2015 M.Sc. Psychology & Cognitive Neuroscience, Ruhr University Bochum
2010 – 2013 B.Sc. Psychology with Focus on Cognitive Neuroscience, Ruhr University Bochum
2010 Abitur, König Wilhelm Gymnasium, Höxter

 

 

Methods and Research Interests

  • Genetics and Epigenetics of Hemispheric Asymmetries in Humans
  • Handedness and language lateralization

 

Full publication list

  • Mundorf A, Schmitz J, Güntürkün O, Freund N, Ocklenburg S (2018). Methylation of MORC1: A possible biomarker for depression? Journal of Psychiatric Research, 103: 208-211.
  • Schmitz J, Lor S, Güntürkün O, Ocklenburg S. Links- oder Rechtshänder? – Die molekularen Grundlagen der Händigkeit. BIOspektrum. 2018 03: 253-255.
  • Schmitz J, Kumsta R, Moser D, Güntürkün O, Ocklenburg S (2018). KIAA0319 promoter DNA methylation predicts dichotic listening performance in forced-attention conditions. Behavioural Brain Research, 337: 1-7.
  • Schmitz J, Kumsta R, Moser D, Güntürkün O, Ocklenburg S (2017). DNA methylation in candidate genes for handedness predicts handedness direction. Laterality: Asymmetries of Body, Brain and Cognition, 1-21.
  • Schmitz J, Metz GAS, Güntürkün O, Ocklenburg S (2017). Beyond the genome – Towards an epigenetic understanding of handedness ontogenesis. Progress in Neurobiology, 159: 69-89.
  • Ocklenburg S, Peterburs J, Mertzen J, Schmitz J, Güntürkün O, Grimshaw GM (2017). Effects of Emotional Valence on Hemispheric Asymmetries in Response Inhibition. Symmetry, 9, 145.
  • Schmitz J, Lor S, Klose R, Güntürkün O, Ocklenburg S (2017). The Functional Genetics of Handedness and Language Lateralization: Insights from Gene Ontology, Pathway and Disease Association Analyses. Frontiers in Psychology, 8: 1144.
  • Ocklenburg S, Barutçuoğlu C, Özgören AÖ, Özgören M, Erdal E, Moser D, Schmitz J, Kumsta R, Güntürkün O (2017). The Genetics of Asymmetry: Whole Exome Sequencing in a Consanguineous Turkish Family with an Overrepresentation of Left-Handedness. Symmetry, 9, 66.
  • Ocklenburg S, Schmitz J, Moinfar Z, Moser D, Klose R, Lor S, Kunz G, Tegenthoff M, Faustmann P, Francks C, Epplen JT, Kumsta R, Güntürkün O (2017). Epigenetic regulation of lateralized fetal spinal gene expression underlies hemispheric asymmetries. eLife, 6: e22784
  • Schmitz J, Lor S, Klose R, Ocklenburg S (2016). A commentary on Karlebach and Francks, (2015). Cortex, 75: 260-261. 

 

Teaching

    WiSe 2016/17
    WiSe 2017/18
    Seminar "Left Brain Right Brain"
    SoSe 2017 Practical course neuropsychological methods: EEG
    SoSe 2016
    SoSe 2017
    SoSe 2018
    Seminar "Sex and the Brain"
    SoSe 2014
    SoSe 2015
    Seminar “Painting and Crafts Workshop on the Human Brain”
    SoSe 2014
    SoSe 2015
    Seminar “Evolution & Emotion”
    WiSe 2014/15 Seminar “Learning“

 

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