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Esther Rodriguez Flores

PhD Student

Portrait Esther Rodriguez Flores

Institut für Mikrosystemtechnik – IMTEK
Georges-Köhler-Allee 102
D-79110 Freiburg
Tel. 0049 (0)761 203 7523


Research Topics

  • Studying the influence of changes in the spatial distribution of neurons and neurites in their network connectivity
  • Analyze the synaptic input into individual neurons during the network activities on Microelectrode Arrays
  • Studying the citoplasmatic calcium dynamics with the genetically encoded calcium indicators GCaMP6



  • Dissociated cortex cultures
  • Viral vector transduction
  • Calcium imaging
  • Microelectrode Array recordings
  • Patch Clamp
  • Electrophysiological data analysis


Academic Background

  • Since 10/2018: PhD student at University of Freiburg & Bernstein Center Freiburg, group Prof. Ulrich Egert
  • 07/2017: M.Sc. in neuroscience and biotechnology. University of Valencia, Spain
  • 07/2015: B.Sc. in Biology. University of Valencia, Spain