|2011-2014||B.Sc. Molecular medicine, University of Freiburg. Bachelor thesis in Spittau Lab: “Analysis and Characterisation of the Plant Homeo Domain Finger Protein 11 in Microglia”|
|2014-2016||M.Sc. Molecular medicine, University of Freiburg. Master thesis in Diester Lab: “Assessment of the Side Emitting Fiber as a Tool for Optogenetic Perturbations of Large Brain Volumes”|
|Since 2017||PhD student in Optophysiology lab. Projects: Establishing marker-free tracking for freely moving rats. Decoding of movement based on neural signals from motor areas.|
Eriksson D, Schneider A, Thirumalai A, Alyahyay M, de la Crompe B, Sharma K, Ruther P, Diester I (2021): Multichannel optogenetics combined with laminar recordings for ultra-controlled neuronal interrogation. Nat Commun 13, 985 (2022).
Sharma K, Jaeckel Z, Schneider A, Paul O, Diester I and Ruther P (2021). Multifunctional optrode for opsin delivery, optical stimulation, and electrophysiological recordings in freely moving rats. J. Neural Eng. 18 066013;
Eriksson D, Heiland M, Schneider A, Diester I (2021). Distinct dynamics of neuronal activity during concurrent motor planning and execution. Nat Commun. 2021 Sep 10;12(1):5390. . PMID: 34508073.
Sun ZP, Schneider A, Alyahyay M, Karvat G, Diester I (2021). Effects of optogenetic stimulation of primary somatosensory cortex and its projections to striatum on vibrotactile perception in freely moving rats. eNeuro 16 February 2021, ENEURO.0453-20.2021;
Eriksson D, Heiland M, Schneider A & Diester I (2020). Cortical activity at different time scales: high-pass filtering separates motor planning and execution. BioRxiv. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1101/857300