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Prof. Christine Köppl

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Carl von Ossietzky University
School of Medicine and Health Sciences,
Department for Neuroscience,
Carl von Ossietzky Strasse 9-11
26129 Oldenburg

How to get there

Ongoing (main advisors)

PhD

Roberta Aralla (PhD): "Is there an auditory space map in the chicken midbrain?"
Main advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Friederike Könitz-Steenken (PhD): "Linking age-related cochlear dysfunction to the perception of temporal fine structure in the gerbil"
Main advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

M Queralt Caus Capdevila (PhD): "Role of the ribbon synapse in high-frequency neural phase locking"
Main advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Nadine Thiele (PhD): "Field potentials in the auditory system"
Main advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Master

Laura Janine Döring (Master Biology): "Does synaptopathy occur in the inner ear of birds?
Main advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Franziska Berger (Master Biology): "Brainstem Binaural Interaction Component in the Chicken: A pilot study"
Main advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Bachelor

Lara Papin (Bachelor Biology): "Age-related histological changes in the cochlear nucleus of gerbils"
Main advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl


Ongoing (co-advisors)

PhD

Denise Krissel: "The evolutionary development of excitatory projection neurons in tetrapod sound localization systems"
Main advisor: Prof. Hans Gerd Nothwang, Co-advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Steffen Scherer: "Flexibility in the leech nervous system"
Main advisor: Prof. Jutta Kretzberg, Co-advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Markus Lohmeyer: "Nociception in the medicinal leech"
Main advisor: Prof. Jutta Kretzberg, Co-advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Sonny Bovee: "Synaptopathy in the mammalian cochlea"
Jointly advised by: Prof. Georg Klump, Prof. Christine Köppl and Prof. Sonja Pyott (Groningen)

Katja Bleckmann: "Effect of acoustic overstimulation on hearing loss in different strains of mice"
Main advisor: Prof. Georg Klump, Co-advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Henning Oetjen: "Linking age-related cochlear dysfunction to the perception of temporal
fine structure in the gerbil
"

Main advisor: Prof. Georg Klump, Co-advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Bachelor

Anne Gerding (Bachelor Biology): "Correlating the BMLD effect with Auditory Brainstem Responses in teh Mongolian Gerbil (Meriones unguiculatus)"
Main advisor: Prof. Georg Klump, Co-advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Helge Bädecker (Bachelor Biology: "Value in Simplicity: Applications of nociception research in invertebrates"
Main advisor: Prof. Jutta Kretzberg, Co-advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Anne Wesselmann (Bachelor Biology): "Immunoreactivity for the Gamma1 subunit of GABA receptors in the inferior colliiculus of the gerbil”"
Main advisor: Prof. Georg Klump, Co-advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Emma Schmidt (Fach-Bachelor Biologie): "Immunoreactivity for the Gamma2 subunit of GABA receptors in the inferior colliiculus of the gerbil”"
Main advisor: Prof. Georg Klump, Co-advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl


Completed (main advisors)

PhD

Nicolás Palanca-Castán (Dr.rer.nat., 2016): "Interaural time difference processing in the auditory brainstem of two bird species"
Main advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Tobias Raabe (Dr.rer.nat., Technische Universität München, 2004): "Ursprung der cochleären Efferenzen im Hirnstamm der Schleiereule (Tyto alba)"
Main advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Master / Diplom

Dawid Fandrich (Master of Neuroscience, 2020): "Coding of temporal fine structure (TFS1 stimuli) in single auditory-nerve fibres of the gerbil"
Main advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Habiba Monir (Master of Science in Biology, 2018): "Quantitative metrics of subregions of the chicken's auditory midbrain"
Main advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Sina Engler (Master of Science in Biology, 2016): "Ribbon synapse size along the tonotopic gradient of the gerbil cochlea“
Main advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Nicole Beier (Master of Science in Biology, 2013): "Mapping of the Frizzled-Family Receptor 10 gene expression through the embryonic development of the chicken basilar papilla"
Main advisor: Dr. Ulrike Sienknecht

Constanze Funke (Master of Science in Biology, 2013): "Long-term knock-down of the expression of Wnt-signalling components by RCAS-virus-induced RNA interference in the inner ear of chicken embryos"
Main advisor: Dr. Ulrike Sienknecht

Andrew Affleck (Master of Philosophy, University of Sydney, 2011): "Ribbon Synapses: A potential mechanism behind fast temporal processing in the avian auditory system"
Main advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Walter Hermes (Diplom in Biology, Technische Universität München, 2006): "Mechanisms of the endocochlear potential in birds"
Main advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Laura Schebelle (Diplom in Biology, Technische Universität München, 2005): "Development of hair-cell orientation in the basilar papilla of birds: Influence of acoustic input"
Main advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Alexandra Achenbach (Diplom in Biology, 2003): "Delayed maturation of hair-cell orientation in the basilar papilla of the barn owl"
Main advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Theresa Sagmeister (Diplom in Biology, 2002): "The development of hair cells and their sterevillar bundles in the basilar papilla of the barn owl"
Main advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Michaela Kleindienst (Diplom in Biology, Technische Universität München, 2002): "The development of myelination and axon diameters of afferent fibres in the auditory nerve of the barn owl"
Main advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Regina Nickel (Diplom in Biology, Technische Universität München, 2000): "Development of cochlear evoked potentials in the barn owl (Tyto alba)"
Main advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Bachelor

Jessica Saathoff (Bachelor Biology, 2020): "Virus-mediated expression of optogenetic constructs in the brainstem of the barn owl"
Main advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Jasmin Seel (Bachelor Biology, 2019): "Establishing an immunohistological marker for neural-crest-derived cells in the chicken"
Main advisor: Dr. Ulrike Sienknecht

Julia Forst (Bachelor Biology, 2019): " Quantification of afferent synapses in the cochlea of gerbils, after ouabain treatment"
Main advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Carina Lützow (Bachelor Biology, 2019): "Quantification of afferent synapses in the cochlea of ageing gerbils"
Main advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Janine Lenz (Bachelor Biology, 2019): "Does Wnt9a overexpression affect the number of nerve fibres that leave the basilar papilla of chickens?"
Main advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Nico Giebert (Bachelor Biology, 2019): "Description of the Wnt9a-phenotype of the basilar papilla in chickens"
Main advisor: Dr. Ulrike Sienknecht

Julia Winter (Bachelor Biology, 2018): "Quantification of afferent synapses in the gerbil cochlea after ouabain treatment"
Main advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Hannah Fuchs (Bachelor Biology, 2018): "Histological verification of viral vector expression for future optogenetic manipulation in the barn owl's brain"
Main advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Melissa Jäger (Bachelor Biology, 2018): "Histological investigation of inner-ear embryonic differentiation in Eublepharis macularius"
Main advisor: Dr. Ulrike Sienknecht

Niklas Münster (Bachelor Biology, 2018): "Establishing an immunohistochemical marker for afferent nerve terminals in the avian basilar papilla"
Main advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Niklas Howad (Bachelor Biology, 2018): "Programming an analysis procedure for auditory-nerve spike data"
Main advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Carolin Jüchter (Bachelor Biology, 2017): "Histological quantification of the inferior colliculus of chickens"
Main advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Daniel Erlemann (Bachelor Biology, 2016): "Histological analysis of the chicken's auditory midbrain, including functional aspects"
Main advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Lukas Lehmann (Bachelor Biology, 2016): "Effect of Wnt9a misexpression on inner ear morphogenesis of chickens"
Main advisor: Dr. Ulrike Sienknecht

Christina Schäfer (Bachelor Biology, 2016): "Is there age-related synaptic degeneration in the chicken basilar papilla?"
Main advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Mara Jeschke (Bachelor Biology, 2015): "Effects of Wnt9a overexpression on the differentiating basilar papilla of the chicken"
Main advisor: Dr. Ulrike Sienknecht

Roksana Stachowiak (Bachelor Biology, 2014): "Relation of presynaptic ribbons to afferent terminals in the avian basilar papilla"
Main advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Mirka Jordan (Bachelor of Biology, 2012): "Otoferlin - Lokalisation, gradients and colocalisation in hair cells of the basilar papilla of chicken Gallus gallus) and barn owl (Tyto alba)"
Main advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Corey Ta (Bachelor with Honours in Physiology, University of Sydney, 2009): "Neurotransmitters used by cochlear efferents in the chicken"
Main advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Erik Wibowo (Bachelor with Honours in BMedSci, University of Sydney, 2007): "The evolutionary origin of a dedicated feedback system from the brain to the hearing organs"
Main advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl


Completed (co-advisors)

PhD

Bianca Krumm (Dr.rer.nat., 2019) "Psychophysics of sound localization in barn owls and chickens"
Main advisor: Prof. Georg Klump, Co-advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Mariella Lena Kessler (Dr.rer.nat., 2019) „Improved understanding of the pathophysiology and therapy of hearing impairment based on functional and molecular diagnostics using emission tomography“
Main advisor: Prof. Georg Berding (Medizinische Hochschule Hannover), Thesis reviewer 2: Prof. Christine Köppl

Markus Krings (Dr.rer.nat., 2019) „Embryonic Development of Owls“
Main advisor: Prof. Hermann Wagner (RWTH Aachen), Thesis reviewer 2: Prof. Christine Köppl

Adam Joseph Peterson (Dr.rer.nat., 2019): "Modeling spike-timing mechanisms in spontaneous and phase-locked activity of mammalian auditory-nerve fibers"
Main advisor: Prof. Peter Heil (Universität Magdeburg), Thesis reviewer 2: Prof. Christine Köppl

Geneviève Laumen (Dr.rer.nat, 2017): "Measures of Directional Hearing in the Mongolian Gerbil in Relation to Deteriorated Physiological Processes"
Main advisor: Prof. Georg Klump, Co-advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Derik Behrens (Dr.rer.nat. 2016): "Assessment of auditory function in mice using prepulse inhibition and operant conditioning procedures"
Main advisor: Prof. Georg Klump, Co-advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Frederice Pirschel (PhD, 2015): "Encoding and decoding of tactile stimuli in neurons of the leech CNS"
Main advisor: Prof. Jutta Kretzberg, Co-advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Leontien Geven (PhD, 2014): "Clinical observations on tinnitus"
Main advisor: Prof. Pim van Dijk (UMCG Groningen), Co-advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Alexander Rettenmaier (PhD, 2014): "Optoacoustic stimulation of the auditory pathway using laser irradiation"
Main advisor: Prof. Günther Reuter (MH Hannover), Co-advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Venkata Sateesh Somisetty (Dr.rer.nat., 2012): "Role of L-type calcium channels during development of the central auditory system
Main advisor: Prof. Hans Gerd Nothwang, Co-advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Astrid Klinge (Dr.rer.nat., 2010): "Processing of Harmonicity , Onset and Saptial Cues in Complex Acoustic Environments"
Main advisor: Prof. Georg Klump, Co-advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Fatime Seidl (Dr.rer.nat., Technische Universität München, 2007): "Functional development of antennal mechanosensors in crickets"
Main advisor: Dr. Michael Gebhardt, Co-advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Lothar Gallo (Dr.rer.nat., Technische Universität München, 1997): "Otoacoustic emissions in reptiles"
Main advisor: Prof. Geoffrey Manley, Co-advisor: Dr. Christine Köppl

Grit Taschenberger (Dr.rer.nat., Technische Universität München, 1995): "Spontaneous and distortion-product otoacoustic emissions in the barn owl, Tyto alba guttata"
Main advisor: Prof. Geoffrey Manley, Co-advisor: Dr. Christine Köppl

Master / Diplom

Fiona Teske (Master Neuroscience, 2020): "Modelling monaural temporal fine structure perception in humans and gerbils"
Main advisor: Prof. Georg Klump, Co-Advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Carolin Jüchter (Master Neuroscience): "Mongolian gerbils as a model for discriminability of speech-like stimuli"
Main advisor: Prof. Georg Klump, Co-Advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Jens-Steffen Scherer (Master Neuroscience, 2018): "Learning and plasticity in the nociception pathway of the leech - from cell to behavior"
Main advisor: Prof. Jutta Kretzberg, Co-advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Chris Söffgen (Master Biology, 2015): „Genexpressionsanalysen im Innenohr des Huhns
Main advisor: Prof. Hans Gerd Nothwang, Co-advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Elena Rosengauer (Diplom in Biology, 2012): "Charakterisierung von Dicer1Egr2, Dicer1Math5 und Diminuendo Knock-out Mauslinien im auditorischen Hirnstamm"
Main advisor: Prof. Hans Gerd Nothwang, Co-advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Marlies Mürnseer (Diplom in Biology, Technische Universität München, 2005): "A candidate-based approach for the identification of dendritic differentiation factors"
Main advisor: Dr. Gaia Tavosanis (MPI für Neurobiologie, Planegg-Martinsried), Co-advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Florian Leiß (Master in Biochemistry, Technische Universität München, 2005): "Identification and characterization of genes involved in dendrite development in Drosophila melanogaster"
Main advisor: Dr. Gaia Tavosanis (MPI für Neurobiologie, Planegg-Martinsried), Co-advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Andrea Pavusa (Diplom in Biology, Technische Universität München, 1993): "Spontane otoakustische Emissionen und Morphologie der Papilla basilaris bei Callopistes maculatus"
Main advisor: Prof. Geoffrey Manley, Co-advisor: Dr. Christine Köppl

Stefan Authier (Diplom in Biology, Technische Universität München, 1990): "Quantitative Morphologie der Papilla basilaris und ein mechanisches Resonanzmodell zur Frequenzselektivität des Innenohres von Gekko gecko"
Main advisor: Prof. Geoffrey Manley, Co-advisor: Dr. Christine Köppl

Bachelor

Annemarie Alder (Zwei-Fächer Bachelor, 2019): "Diagnose des Wissens und der Konzepte von Schülerinnen und Schülern zum Thema Nahrungsmittelunverträglichkeiten"
Erstbetreuerin: Dr. Wiebke Rathje, Zweitbetreuerin: Prof. Christine Köppl

Dominik Onnen (Bachelor Biologie, 2019): "Morphologische und physiologische Gemeinsamkeiten und Unterschiede von Mechanorezeptoren des Blutegels"
Erstbetreuerin: Prof. Jutta Kretzberg, Zweitbetreuerin: Prof. Christine Köppl

Stephanie Dahl (Bachelor Biology, 2019): "Metachromatische Zelle in atherosklerotischen Läsionen"
Main advisor: Prof. Gregor Theilmeier, Co-Advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Peer Seltmann (Bachelor of Education, 2019): "Ein Unterrichtsentwurf zum menschlichen Niere und Entwicklung einer Präparationsanleitung einer Schweineniere für den Biologieunterricht der Sek. I"
Main advisor: Dr. Wiebke Rathje, Co-Advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Sarah Rosenbohm (Bachelor of Education, 2017): "Eine Unterrichtseinheit zum Thema „Aufbau und Funktion des Herzen". Planung und Durchführung mit einer sechsten Klasse“.
Main advisor: Isabel Plekwa, Co-Advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Sina Heyen (Bachelor of Education, 2017): „Die Antibabypille – wirksames und sicheres Verhütungsmittel oder Lifestyle-Pille mit bitterem Beigeschmack?“
Main advisor: Birgit Weusmann, Co-Advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Yannik Kleinhans (Bachelor Biology, 2016): "Auswirkungen von Alter und Alterschwerhörigkeit auf die Zahl Parvalbumin-positiver inhibitorischer Interneurone im auditorischen Kortex von Mäusen"
Main advisor: Prof. Jannis Hildebrandt,Co-Advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Christian-Gabriel Gropius (Bachelor of Education, 2016): "Das Gedächtnis des Menschen – Entwicklung einer Unterrichtseinheit zur Gedächtnisleistung und Gedächtnisbildung"
Main advisor: Isabelle Lange, Co-Advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Nadine Leefhelm (Bachelor of Education, 2015): "Wie kann der Lerngegenstand 'kardiovaskuläres System des Menschen' in der Grundschule für integrativ naturwissenschaftlichen Sachunterricht didaktisch rekonstruiert werden?"
Main advisor: Julia Lüpkes, Co-Advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Margarita Schiller (Bachelor of Education, 2015): "Elektrophysiologische Ableitung am Regenwurm"
Co-Advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Carolin Klapper und Florian Treetzen (Bachelor of Education, 2015): "Planung einer Unterrichtseinheit zum Thema Herz-Kreislaufsystem mit Bezug zum Schulsanitätsdienst"
Main advisor: Dr. Holger Winkler, Co-Advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Gila Pajewski (Bachelor of Education, 2013) „Erarbeitung einer Unterrichtseinheit zum Thema Lunge/Atmung"
Main advisor: Prof. Corinna Hößle, Co-advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Bianca Brüggen (Bachelor of Biology, 2011): "Histologische Untersuchungen der Cochlea in konditionellen Dicer knockout-Mäusen"
Main advisor: Prof. Hans Gerd Nothwang, Co-advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Ann-Kristin Bux (Bachelor of Education, 2011): "Lernen zum Thema Eulen - Entwicklung einse Unterrichtsganges für die Grüne Schule"
Main advisor: Prof. Corinna Hößle, Co-advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

Tina Schlüter (Bachelor of Biology, 2011): "Partielle Klonierung von Kv3.1 der Schleiereule"
Main advisor: Prof. Hans Gerd Nothwang, Co-advisor: Prof. Christine Köppl

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