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Lena.Goedecke@ukmuenster.deResearch Projects
  1. Analysis of fear-related neuronal circuits in the central and extended amygdala: The impact of neuropeptide and opioid systems on excessive fear in mice.
  • Curriculum vitae


    Since 10/2013 PhD student at the Institute of Physiology I, Universitätsklinikum Münster, under the supervision of Prof. Hans-Christian Pape and Dr. Kay Jüngling
    10/2010 – 03/2013 Master studies in Molecular Life Science, University of Lübeck
    Thesis: “Influence of Caspase-1 on the interaction of macrophages with Mycobacterium tuberculosis”; Microbial Interface Biology, Leibniz Center for Medicine and Biosciences, Borstel
    10/2007 – 10/2010 Bachelor studies in Molecular Life Science, University of Lübeck, Germany
    Thesis: “Effects of temozolomide and chloroquine on stem-like cells derived from human glioma”; Clinic for Neurosurgery, University Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein, Lübeck
    1998 – 6/2007 Kurt-Tucholsky-Schule, Flensburg
    Graduated with Abitur (approximately equal to A-levels)

    Scientific Activities

    9/2011 – 1/2012 Research stay at the Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB), Brisbane, Australia
    Project 1: “Induction of α-helicity in unstructured peptides by cyclic pentapeptides”
    Poster at the Chemistry and Structural Biology Symposium at the IMB
    Project 2: “Investigating PAR-2 mRNA expression and receptor activation in GM-CSF differentiated human macrophages”
    10/2009 – 06/2011 Student assistant in practical courses, Institute for Biochemistry, University of Lübeck
  • Publications


    1. Blaesse P, Goedecke L, Bazelot M, Capogna M, Pape HC, Jüngling K. (2015)
      µ-opioid receptor-mediated inhibition of intercalated neurons and impact on synaptic transmission to the central amygdala. J Neurosci. 35:7317-25.


    1. Jüngling K, Blaesse P, Goedecke L, Pape HC (2016). Dynorphin-Dependent Reduction of Excitability and Attenuation of Inhibitory Afferents of NPS Neurons in the Pericoerulear Region of Mice. Front Cell Neurosci. 10:61.