Volker Korz

Otto von Guericke University of Magdeburg, Germany


Volker Korz Studied biology, philosophy, and linguistics at the University of Bielefeld, Germany, from which he has received the Ph.D. degree in biology in 1993. Studies included stress physiology and behavior in wild and laboratory animals. He held postdoctoral positions at the University of Halle, Germany. Since 1999, he has been a Postdoc and Research Group Leader (behavioral reinforcement) at the Leibniz Institute of Neurobiology in the laboratory of Professor Julietta Frey. He conducted studies on effects of emotional and cognitive information processing on hippocampal neuronal plasticity and learning. Since 2009, he has been a Research Group Leader (neuronal and behavioral plasticity) at the Institute of Biology of the University of Magdeburg. Also, he performed studies on the role of steroid hormones in neuronal plasticity during stress and learning.

Biography Updated on 25 August 2011

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