Tomas Eichler, Phd
Tomas Eichler is a neurogeneticist who tries to understand the mechanisms of how molecules, cells, brains and all of us behave. He uses genetic tools to study brain functions, - especially during sleep & waking up. He falls asleep excited & can't wait to wake up. With the heart of a physiologist & a passion for teaching, he hopes to spread science to the public, besides his scientific commitment to interdisciplinary research. He has been awarded prestigious international Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds Ph.D. fellowship and Konrad Lorenz Institute Ph.D. fellowship. He obtained fellowships of the SPP Foundation (SmartHead) and the Orange Foundation (Chance for talents) for his MSc work.