Shambhavi Apte, PhD student


Prof. Dr. Henrik Mouritsen

AG Neurosensorik/Animal Navigation, IBU
Carl-von-Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg

Carl-von-Ossietzky-Strasse 9-11
D-26129 Oldenburg

Phone: +49 (0) 441 798 3081
          +49 (0) 441 798 3095

email: henrik.mouritsen(at)

Personal Assistant

Nadine Ruthenberg

Phone: +49 (0) 441 798 3149

Email: nadine.ruthenberg[at]

Shambhavi Apte, PhD student

Personal Data

Address: AG Neurosensorik/Animal Navigation, IBU

Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg

Carl-von-Ossietzky-Strasse 9-11,

D-26129 Oldenburg





Since 2016: Friedrich Schiller University, Jena Master of Science in Molecular Life Science, Specialization: Systems Neurobiology
6.2013 - 7.2015: VIT University, Vellore, Master of Science in Biomedical Genetics, Specialization: Cancer Genetic Counselling
6.2010 – 5.2013: University of Pune, Pune  Bachelor of Science in Microbiology

Practical experience

Since 5.2017: Friedrich Schiller University, Jena Institute of General Zoology Master thesis: Cross modal interaction of Primary sensory cortices, Cross modal interaction primary visual cortex and somatosensory cortex of mice using fluorescence immunohistochemistry
8.2018 – 9.2018: Friedrich Schiller University, Jena Institute of General Zoology, Hilfskraft Wissenschaftler(student job), Behavioral study of mice using Visual Water Task
4.2018 – 7.2018: Friedrich Schiller University, Jena Institute of General Zoology Hilfskraft Wissenschaftler(student job), Supervision of Bachelor practical course in Tier Physiologie
11.2014 – 5.2015: ACTREC, Mumbai Tata Memorial Hospital, Master thesis: Psychosocial aspect of a pre-test genetic counselling session on families with hereditary cancer syndrome

Skills and competencies

Cell culture, DNA isolation, RNA isolation, Mouse brain slicing, Whole cell patch clamp electrophysiology, DAB immunostaining, Fluorescence immuno-staining, CLSM (Confocal Laser Scanning Microscopy), Softwares- Image J, Zen 2000

(Changed: 2022-04-20)