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Philipsborns group welcomes postdoc Volker Berendes

Volker Berendes started on the 2nd of January. He is in DANDRITE for a one year postdoc period in Anne Von Philipsborns laboratory. Here he will study how the nervous system generates and controls behaviour.

2017.01.05 | Emilie Marie Niebuhr Aagaard

Volker Berendes research interest is to understand how the nervous system generates and controls behavior on a neuronal and molecular level based on the courtship behavior of Drosophila as a model system.

The tools he will use include various behavioral assays, genetic and optogenetic manipulation of neural activity as well as confocal microscopy.