Welcome to the DonnerLab

The lab is based at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf.
The lab is affiliated with the Amsterdam Brain and Cognition Center
and the Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Berlin.

Several Vacant Postdoc & PhD Positions!

The DonnerLab aims to fill several postdoc & PhD positions in Computational Cognitive Neuroscience. The planned projects are in computational cognitive neuroscience, with links to psychiatry. The positions are funded for a full duration between two and five years. They can

Brainstem Modulation of Large-Scale Intrinsic Cortical Activity Correlations. 

van den Brink RL, Pfeffer T & Donner TH. 2019. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 13:340. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2019.00340. Brain activity fluctuates continuously, even in the absence of changes in sensory input or motor output. These intrinsic activity fluctuations are correlated across brain regions and

PhD “summa cum laude” for Jan Willem de Gee

Jan Willem de Gee was awarded his PhD with distinction (“summa cum laude”). He gave a beautiful talk that summarized his deep and novel insights into the relationship between phasic arousal and decision-making. This work had started with his MSc internship, already published in