University of Tübingen, Germany
Jan Born is director of the Department of Medical Psychology and Behavioral Neurobiology at the University of Tübingen, Germany. He obtained Ph.D.s in Psychology and Physiology. After stays as research fellow in the Department of Biological Psychology at the State University of New York at Stony Brook and as a post doc at the Department of Physiology at the University of Ulm, Germany, he was appointed full professor of Physiological Psychology at the University of Bamberg, Germany, in 1989. In 1999, he joined the Department of Neuroendocrinology at the University of Lübeck, and changed in 2010 to his current position. Dr. Born’s primary research interests are in the dynamics of memory formation in biological systems. He is particularly interested in the memory functions that sleep serves for the central nervous system, metabolic system and the immune system. He is speaker of the collaborative research center “Plasticity and Sleep”, founded in 2005 by the German Science Foundation at the Universities of Lübeck and Kiel, Germany.
Talk Title: The contribution of sleep to memory formation
Date: March 10, 2015