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M.Sc. Biochemistry Rena Klose

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

Room: GAFO 05/623
Phone: +49 234 32 26804
Fax: +49 234 32 14377


Curriculum Vitae

Since 12/2012 PhD Student in the lab of Prof. Onur Güntürkün in collaboration with the lab of Prof. Jörg T. Epplen in the Human genetics department
2012 M.Sc. Thesis: “Identification of pigeon’s Melanopsin gene and the expression in the retina”
(Prof. Dr. Drs. h.c. Onur Güntürkün)
2010-2012 M.Sc. Biochemistry, Ruhr-University Bochum
2010 B.Sc. Thesis: “Effect of erythropoietin on adult hippocampal neurogenesis in transgene mice”
(Prof. Dr. Rolf Heumann)
2007-2010 B.Sc. Biochemistry, Ruhr-University Bochum
2007 Abitur Städtisches Gymnasium Wermelskirchen


Research Interests

  • Impact of the photosensitive molecule Melanopsin in the ontogeny of visual asymmetries of pigeons.


Publication List

  • Schmitz J, Lor S, Klose R, Ocklenburg S. (2015). Shedding light on the genetic determinants of functional lateralization: A commentary on Karlebach and Francks. Cortex, doi: 10.1016/j.bbr.2015.05.050.


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