Anna received her B.Sc. in Biology from the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich, where she studied the effects of galvanic stimulation on the vestibular system of Xenopus laevis tadpoles. Anna recently completed her MSc in Neuroscience at Oxford having worked on sensorimotor integration of speech and the thalamocortical engagement of interneurons in the developing mouse somatosensory cortex.
Anna joined the MRC Unit in 2013 to study for her D.Phil. under the supervision of Paul Dodson and Paul Bolam and will combine behavioural assessment with in vivo electrophysiological recording to investigate a new transgenic rat model of Parkinson’s disease.