Pranav Seth, PhD student


Prof. Dr. Henrik Mouritsen

AG Neurosensorik/Animal Navigation

Institut für Biologie und Umweltwissenschaften (IBU)
Carl-von-Ossietzky-Universität Oldenburg

Carl-von-Ossietzky-Straße 9-11
26129 Oldenburg

Telefon: +49 (0) 441 798 3081
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Pranav Seth, PhD student

Pranav Seth, PhD student

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AG Neurosensorik/Animal Navigation, IBU

Carl-von-Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg

Carl-von-Ossietzky-Straße 9-11,

D-26129 Oldenburg




Telephone: +49(0)-441-798-3646

Cellphone: +49 15168668784

Education and Work

2010 - 2011:

Pre-University (12thStd), Springdales School, Pusa Road, New Delhi

2011 - 2014:

Undergraduate Degree in Zoology, University of Delhi (Gold medallist)

2014 - 2016:

Postgraduate degree in Biomedical Sciences, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Centre for Biomedical Research, University of Delhi

Master’s Thesis entitled

“The Conceptualization of Pre-Clinical Model for Acute Inflammatory Pain in C57BL/6 mice” from

Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences (INMAS), New Delhi

7/2016 – 11/2016

Apprenticeship at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Neurobiology of Sleep-Wakefulness-REM Sleep, School of Life Sciences

Paper publications and review articles

  • Einwich, A., Dedek, K., Seth, P.K., Laubinger, S., and Mouritsen, H. (2020). A novel isoform of cryptochrome 4 (Cry4b) is expressed in the retina of a night-migratory songbird. Sci. Rep. 10, 15794.
  • Bolte, P., Einwich, A., Seth, P.K., Chetverikova, R., Heyers, D., Wojahn, I., Janssen-Bienhold, U., Feederle, R., Hore, P.J., Dedek, K., Mouritsen, H. (2021). Cryptochrome 1a Localisation in Light- and Dark-Adapted Retinae of Several Migratory and Non-Migratory Bird Species: No Signs of Light-Dependent Activation. Ethol. Ecol. Evol. doi: 10.1080/03949370.2020.1870571
  • Einwich, A., Seth, P.K., Bartölke, R., Bolte, P., Feederle, R., Dedek, K., Mouritsen, H. (2021). Localisation of Cryptochrome 2 in the avian retina. Submitted. JCPA-D-21-00012
  • Seth, P.K., Balaji, V., Dedek, K. (2021). The retinal circuitry for magnetoreception in migratory birds. NEUROFOR.2021. 0007.R1

Scientific participations

  • “International Congress on Chronobiology (ICC)”, University of Delhi, 2012
  • “INSPIRE Internship Program “by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India, 2012
  • National Symposium on “ Vector Biology and Vector Management “ , Deshbandhu College, University of Delhi ,2013
  • “Frontiers in Biomedical Research (FBR)”, University of Delhi, 2015
  • Oxford-Oldenburg-Odense (O-3) symposium on magnetoreception, 2017
  • Groningen-Oldenburg; Networking Symposium of the Research Training Group “Molecular Basis of Sensory Biology” and the Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials, Groningen, Netherlands, November 8th – 10th, 2017
  • Meeting on “Photon Imaging in Neuroscience” on January 18, 2018 at the Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg Delmenhorst. 
  • Conference on “Sensory systems in health and disease”, Verona, Italy, 4th-6th June ,2018
  • Presented at Quantum birds; ERC (European Research Council) synergy grants, Spring Meeting 13-14 May 2020
  • Presented at Quantum birds; ERC (European Research Council) synergy grants, Autumn Meeting 5-6 October 2020
  • Poster at RTG/SFB 1372 Autumn Meeting 2020, September
  • Poster at RTG/SFB 1372 Spring Meeting 2021, 23-25 March
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