Friederike Steenken, M.Sc.

Current Position

PhD student

University of Oldenburg, Working group of Prof. Christine Köppl (Cochlea and Auditory Brainstem Physiology)

Project

Linking age-related cochlear dysfunction to the perception of temporal fine structure in the gerbil

 

For details look here:

https://www.uni-oldenburg.de/en/neurosciences/cochlea/team/ 

Education and Scientific Career

October 2015 – present: PhD – studies at Department of Neurosciences, University of Oldenburg, Germany, AG Cochlea and Auditory Brainstem Physiology (Group leader: Prof. Dr. C. Köppl).

June 2013 – September 2015: Master student at Department of Biology, University of Oldenburg, Germany, AG Animal Navigation/"Neurosensorik" (Group leader: Prof. Dr. H. Mouritsen).

Projects: 
"Lagena associated magnetoreception in Blackcaps"
"Functionality of the inclination compass of Blackcaps"

2012 – 2015: Studies of Biological Sciences (Master), University of Oldenburg. 
Focus: Neurosensory Science and Behaviour, Ornithology, Neurobiology

Master thesis: „Untersuchungen zur Rolle der Lagena als möglichen Sensor für Magnetfeldwahrnehmung und zum funktionalen Bereich des Inklinationskompasses von Mönchsgrasmücken (Sylvia atricapilla)“ (AG Animal Navigation/"Neurosensorik" (Group leader: Prof. Dr. H. Mouritsen).

2009 – 2012: Studies of Biological Sciences (Bachelor), University of Oldenburg. 
Focus: Neurobiology and Behaviour.
Bachelor thesis: „Elektrophysiologische Korrelate der auditorischen Veränderungswahrnehmung“  (AG Biological Psychology, Group leader: Prof. Dr. C. M. Thiel).

2002 – 2009: Mariengymnasium Jever

Publications

2015: Nele Lefeldt, David Dreyer, Nils-Lasse Schneider, Friederike Steenken & Henrik Mouritsen, 2015. Migratory blackcaps tested in Emlen funnels can orient at 85 degrees but not at 88 degrees magnetic inclination. The Journal of Experimental Biology, 218, pp. 206-211, doi:10.1242/jeb.107235