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Angelika Puzowski

About me:

I am a Master student in molecular biosciences with a Major in neuroscience. 
After neuroscientific research sparked my interest during my Bachelor studies, I joined Valery Grinevich´s lab to learn more about neuroendocrine systems. The primary focus of my Master thesis are the connections of vasopressin neurons in the rat hypothalamus. Apart from that, I am generally interested in the role of neurosecretion in social behavior.

Angelika holds a B.Sc. in Biosciences and is currently working on her Master thesis in our lab.


PCR techniques Fluorescence microscopy
Immunohistochemistry Data analysis

Selected publications

  • Tang Y, Benusiglio D, Lefevre A, Hilfiger L, Althammer F, Bludau A, Hagiwara D, Baudon A, Darbon P, Schimmer J, Kirchner MK, Roy RK, Wang S, Eliava M, Wagner S, Oberhuber M, Conzelmann KK, Schwarz M, Stern JE, Leng G, Neumann ID, Charlet A, Grinevich V. Social touch promotes interfemale communication via activation of parvocellular oxytocin neuronsNat Neurosci. 2020 Sep;23(9):1125-1137. doi: 10.1038/s41593-020-0674-y. Epub 2020 Jul 27. PMID: 32719563.
  • Hasan MT, Althammer F, Silva da Gouveia M, Goyon S, Eliava M, Lefevre A, Kerspern D, Schimmer J, Raftogianni A, Wahis J, Knobloch-Bollmann HS, Tang Y, Liu X, Jain A, Chavant V, Goumon Y, Weislogel JM, Hurlemann R, Herpertz SC, Pitzer C, Darbon P, Dogbevia GK, Bertocchi I, Larkum ME, Sprengel R, Bading H, Charlet A, Grinevich V. A Fear Memory Engram and Its Plasticity in the Hypothalamic Oxytocin SystemNeuron. 2019 103(1):133-146. Epub 2019 May 13.

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