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Shreya Agarwal

PhD Student

Institut für Mikrosystemtechnik – IMTEK
Georges-Köhler-Allee 102
D-79110 Freiburg

Tel. 0049 (0)761 203 7523


Research Topics

  • Understanding and analysing the interaction of inhibition and activity-dependent network development in vitro
  • Studying the maturation-dependent spatial embedding of inhibitory neurons in vitro


  • Dissociated rat cortex cultures and hIPSCs cultures
  • Viral vector transduction
  • Calcium imaging
  • Microelectrode array recordings
  • Immunocytochemistry and Immunohistochemistry
  • Patch Clamp
  • Time-lapse microscopy
  • Optogenetics
  • Advanced molecular biology and biotechnology techniques
  • Electrophysiological data analysis

Academic Background

  • Since 10/2023: PhD student at University of Freiburg & Bernstein Center Freiburg, group leader Dr. Samora Okujeni, Professorship Prof. Dr. Ulrich Egert
  • 11/2021: M.Sc. in Molecular and Translational Neuroscience, University of Ulm, Germany
  • 05/2019: B.Sc. (Hons) Neuroscience. Amity University, Noida, India

Research Positions

  • 2022-2023: Research Associate, Institute of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Ulm University, Germany