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Katharina Heining

PhD Student

    heining.jpgKatharina Heining
    Biomicrotechnology, Dept. of Microsystems Engineering
    Faculty of Engineering
    Georges-Köhler-Allee 102
    79110 Freiburg i.Br.
    Tel.: +49 (0)761 203 67744


Research Project

  • BrainLinks BrainTools: Stimulation controlled restoration of subnet interaction in epilepsy (SCOOSIE)


Research Topics

  • Data analysis and modeling of epileptic hippocampal networks



  • Programming (Python: fluent, R and C++: rudimentary)



Academic Background

  • Since 10/2013: PhD student at the Bernstein Center Freiburg, University of Freiburg, Germany
  • 4/2012: Diploma in Biology (with distinction), University of Freiburg, Germany. Title: "Tuning Properties of Local Field Potentials in the Rat's Primary Visual Cortex"
  • 11/2005-3/2011: Scholarship of Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes 
  • 10/2005-4/2012: Studies in Neurobiology/Biophysics, Biochemistry, Behavioural Biology and Ancient Greek, Albert-Ludwigs University Freiburg, Germany
  • 7/2005 Abitur, Dr. Wilhelm Meyer-Gymnasium Braunschweig, Germany (Major: History and English)


Research Positions

  • Since 10/2013: PhD studies, Biomicrotechnology, Dept. of Microsystems Engineering, Albert-Ludwigs University and Bernstein Center Freiburg, Germany 
  • 1/2011 - 03/2011 Bernstein Center Freiburg, Germany, Student Assistant


Teaching Activities


  • 2013-2014: Tutor in Neurophysiology Course I (for Master Students), University of  Freiburg
  • 2013-2014: Tutor and lecturer in Scientific Programming in Python (for Master Students), University of Freiburg
  • 2014: BCF/ NWG Course on Analysis and Models in Neurophysiology: Local field potentials and synaptic plasticity, Bernstein Center Freiburg, Germany
  • 2013: Tutor in Neurophysiology course II (Master Students), University of Freiburg 



Conference Abstracts

  • Fucke T, Heining K, Jasper AI, Boucsein C and Aertsen A
     Spectral Analysis of Local Field Potentials from Rat Primary Visual Cortex (V1)
     Front. Comput. Neurosci. Conference Abstract: Bernstein Conference 2012 Munich




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