Dr. Christine Hein, PhD

Scientific Curriculum Vitae

Education and Scientific Career

2007 - 2010: PhD student at Dept. of Biology, University of Oldenburg, Germany, AG "Neurosensorik" (Group leader: Prof. Dr. H. Mouritsen).

2009: accepted for a grant by Heinz-Neumüller-Stiftung

2007: M.Sc. in Biological Sciences (Diplom-Biologe) at the Universitäts-Augenklinik Freiburg, Germany
Thesis: "Cognitive influence on perceptual reversals – ERP correlates of the disambiguation of the Necker cube” at Sektion Funktionelle Sehforschung/ Elektrophysiologie, Prof. M. Bach and Dr. J. Kornmeier.

2000: Matriculated at Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany.

1999: Graduated from Viktoriaschule Darmstadt, Germany

Publications and Conference Contributions

Hein, C. M., Zapka, M., Mouritsen, H.: ""Weather significantly influences the migratory behaviour of night-migratory songbirds tested indoors in orientation cages"; in press DOI: 10.1007/s10336-010-0540-x

2009: Zapka, M., Heyers, D., Hein, CM., Engels, S., Schneider, NL., Hans, J., Weiler, S., Dreyer, D., Kishkinev, D., Wild, JM., Mouritsen, H.: Visual but not trigeminal mediation of magnetic compass information in a migratory bird. Nature 461:1274-1277 (2009).link

2009: Hein, C. M., Zapka, M., Heyers, D., Kutzschbauch, S., Schneider, N.-L., Mouritsen, H.: "Night-migratory garden warblers can orient with their magnetic compass using the left, the right, or both eyes", J. Royal. Soc. Interface; doi:10.1098/rsif.2009.0376.focus link

2009: Jürgen Kornmeier, Hein, Christine Maira, & Michael Bach “Multistable Perception: When bottom-up and top-down coincide”, Brain and Cognation, 69: 138 - 147

TWK 2007: Jürgen Kornmeier, Hein, Christine Maira, & Michael Bach (Univ.-Augenklinik Freiburg): “Multistable Perception: ERP Correlates of Perceptual Stability Across Different Classes of Ambiguous Figures”

13th World Congress of Psychophysiology, Istanbul, Turkey: Hein CM, Bach M, Kornmeier J (2006). “ERP correlates of the disambiguation of the ambiguous old/young-woman-figure”

TWK 2005: Christine M. Hein, Michael Bach & Jürgen Kornmeier (Uni-Augenklinik Freiburg): „Old/Young Woman: ERP Correlates of the Disambiguation of an Ambiguous Face-Figure”



Revised 20 November 2007